A warm and uplifting saga about female friendship set in the heart of pre-WWI London, from the author of The Abandoned Daughter and The Brave Daughters. Life for Elsie is difficult as she struggles to cope with her alcoholic mother. Caring for her siblings and working long hours at Swift's Jam factory in London's Bermondsey is exhausting. Thankfully her lifelong friendship with Dot helps to smooth over life's rough edges. When Elsie and Dot meet Millie Swift, they are nervous to be in the presence of the bosses' daughter. Over time, they are surprised to feel so drawn to her, but should two East End girls be socializing in such circles? When disaster strikes, it binds the women in ways they could never imagine. Long-held secrets are revealed that could change all their lives.