A poignant tale of family and friendship from an ever-popular library author - East Anglia, 1880s. Unwanted thirteenth child Jemima is brought up in poverty, whilst her twin Sophie is taken to live with a kind aunt. Sophie grows up spoiled, disliking her clever sister. Jemima dreams of teacher training, but takes a job at a shop, where she befriends Richard, the reluctant heir to the business. Then Sophie comes to seek Jemima’s help . . . but should Jemima sacrifice her dreams for her twin’s sake?