>She will fight for her father's legacy against those determined to destroy her...
Abel Pardoe's daughter Phoebe is young and in love, doted on by her mine owner father and engaged to be married to the handsome and charming Montrose Wheeler. But when Abel is killed in a freak accident Phoebe's whole world quickly crumbles around her. Still grieving, she is stunned to be convicted of a crime she didn't commit.
The product of a gilded upbringing, Phoebe finds it hard to adjust to the harsh cruelty of life in the infamous Handsworth Prison. A sentence that would be even harder to bear if she knew that someone close to home had engineered her imprisonment.
On her release, Phoebe vows that one day she will count for something and so she returns to the canal side house she bought with money from her grandmother, determined to help those less fortunate than herself. But little does she know, her hidden enemy is still set on revenge...