Since she found herself alone with a young daughter, Lily Pickford has devoted her life to ensuring that little Victoria has everything Lily lacked in her own childhood. But now a recession has cast a shadow over Lily's business in the Southampton docklands. When she risks everything to save the day, she finds herself separated from Victoria and facing a prison sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
It'll be a tough battle to get Victoria back, and a fierce struggle to put food in their mouths. But Lily's a fighter, though she has give up on romance; she's forgotten what it's like to be touched by a man. Yet when Luke Longford turns his heartstopping smile her way, old feelings resurface, and Lily realises she's still vulnerable. Is she ready for love And is Luke man enough to accept Lily for what she is - and for everything she has been in her secret past