• Dramatic Rights: Available
  • Setting: London amongst the poorest and the richest.
  • Vibe: Energetic, sophisticated, sexy story of survival against the odds.
  • Period: 1650s.

Zenobia, a white girl born into poverty, realises her only hope in controlling her own life lies in her looks. Lily, brought to London on a sugar and slave ship as a ‘toy’, educated by her mistress but used by her master, lives as a kept woman. Their story weaves through a murky and merciless London; both find themselves pitted against a ruthless magnate known as John Crace, and both must fight for their lives.

UK Publisher: Pimpernel Press

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