In 1920s London, three sisters struggle to make ends meet and protect their mother from the violence of their father.
Mary Gibson was born and brought up in Bermondsey, south east London, where both her grandmother and mother were factory girls. She is the author of the bestselling Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts, which was selected for World Book Night 2015, and five other novels, Jam and Roses, Gunner Girls and Fighter Boys, Bourbon Creams and Tattered Dreams, Hattie's Home and A Sister's Struggle. marygibsonauthor.co.uk @MaryGibsonBooks
'Such an impressive, beautiful story. Milly's endless resilience is so inspiring and it's the heart of this amazing story' Librarian Lavender.