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The Edwardian era is coming to an end and in Chester a young maid, Emma, strives to keep her head above water, as poverty threatens to engulf her and her family. Driven by a deep-seated desire to avenge the death of her sister Aggie, who had committed suicide after falling pregnant and bei...
1952. Orphaned as a young child, Emma Booth was raised by her grandparents in a Lancashire village. When she stumbles across a letter written in 1940 from a certain Mrs Lizzie Booth, the revealing contents make Emma realize everything she believed is a lie – her widowed father had, b...
Vivien's mother Hilda had always been the black sheep of the family: the only person to have a child out of wedlock; the first person in the family to shake the dust of Liverpool off her feet and emigrate to America; the very last person Vivien had expected to see again. But then, quite su...
When Nellie marries a man who does not meet with her mother’s approval she is cut off from her family. With her soldier husband Teddy away, a pregnant Nellie is forced to face alone the horrors of the blitz. Only when a bomb destroys the family home is she reunited with her younger s...
Hannah Kirk and Alice Moran have been friends since childhood. Growing up in the back streets of historic Chester at the beginning of the 1900s they are used to supporting each other when family life gets tough. But when Alice's mother dies in childbirth, Hannah fears for her friend who wi...
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