The Reluctant Heiress by Dilly Court
East-End London, 1858.
In London's twisting streets, it's hard to tell friend from foe. And for Katherine Martin, arriving back in London after years away, the city is far crueller than she remembers.
Her eyes opened to the plight of London's poor, Kate is determined to do what she can to help - even if it means defying her parents.
In secret, she opens a soup kitchen. But there is a world of criminals within London's poorest alleys. Catching the notice of Harry Trader and his gang, Kate is out of her depth. Until she begins to discover that her true enemies might not be who she thought...
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