Be transported from London to New Orleans and beyond in this powerful, moving historical novel from the international bestseller Lesley PearseShe witnessed a murder - and now her life is in danger . . . Fifteen year-old Belle, though raised in a London brothel, is an innocent young girl.
But when she witnesses one of the girls brutally strangled by a client, she is cast into a cruel, heartless world. Snatched from the streets and sold into prostitution, she is made a courtesan in New Orleans.
At the mercy of desperate men who crave her beauty and will do anything to keep her, Belle's dreams of home, family and freedom appear futile. Are Belle's courage and spirit strong enough to help her escape?And what will await her at the end of the long, dangerous journey home?Praise for Lesley Pearse'With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail'Lose yourself in this epic saga' Bella'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly