Will the sins of the mother condemn the daughter to a life of loss?
London, 1879. At just 13 years old, Florence Smith’s life will change forever. Losing almost everything, she must grow up quickly and hope that a secret scandal does not come back to haunt her.
Florence and her grandmother Queenie are forced to move when the family Queenie works for falls on hard times. Florence is devastated to be leaving the only home she has known and Marcus the young lad she’s harbouring a crush on.
Queenie is forced to flee to where their story began. They find a new normal and squeak by on Florence’s job and Queenie’s illegal gin business, but the past will not stay buried.
When a young man takes an interest in Florence, Queenie knows she must act. There is a secret she must share but can poor Florence take any more?
All Queenie has ever wanted is to protect Florence from the past and those that may hurt her. But soon enough Queenie passes leaving Florence to fend for herself on the streets of London.
Danger stalks at every turn… will Florence survive on her own? Will she be forced to walk the streets to stay alive?
Is there a happily ever after in her future? Find out in this beautiful saga romance The Orphan’s Scandal.