Manchester's Westy Lane is no longer a safe haven for the working girl. A killer has made it his local hunting ground and leaving the police a very special gift - a tiny forget-me-not flower placed delicately in his victims entrails.
Lisa Noone is twelve years old and wise beyond her years. She lives in squalor, close to the ever-approaching poverty line. Pat Noone is her mother, a fearsome woman who just happens to be a member of the oldest profession in the book. Together their lives are far from perfect, but they will always have each other. Or will they?