She needs money. He has stolen riches.
She refuses the criminal life. But can she refuse him?
With a starving family relying on her, Jennifer must grow up… fast.
She must take a chance at a hard life in London.
But along the way, danger finds her.
Lost and injured in the Black Forest, she comes face to face with…
Jacob Leary, the Black Bandit
He finds her intriguing but too young for his desires.
He will wait until she heals and sends her on her way.
His secret is too dangerous – too dark for one so young.
So … Jennifer arrives in London…
The workhouse is more miserable than one could imagine.
Orphans die from overwork.
Housing is horrid.
She must do something to change it.
She finds solace in the rebellious Labour Party protests.
But protests turn dark and perilous.
She trusts the wrong people and that puts her in grave danger.
Imprisoned, her life is forever changed.
But … there is one who lives outside the law that could help her.
The Black Bandit.
Will he come to her aid in this crucial time?
Will she accept him for who he is?
Or will the criminal life keep them forever apart?