Once an orphan, you always fear the cold and hunger that you once knew.
Valeria was once an orphan, now she is a companion to Delores, a woman who treated her like a daughter. The happiness of that home is short lived when Allen, from her past robs them. Delores believes that Valeria was to blame and her world is turned upside down once more.
How can she forgive the boy who broke into her home? The boy she once loved who betrayed her so badly. Now her place is precarious and she has lost everything.
Time is a good healer and Delores is starting to trust her again. Only her mistress is coughing and looks so ill. What secret is she hiding?
When Valeria finds herself fighting off a hated man and back on the streets, she must hope that her past can save her future. Is her one hope at happiness gone or could she find a life full of hope?
Find out in The Mother’s Secret a Victorian romance set in the dank and dismal streets of Victorian London