'1830: Convict girls Friday Woolfe, Harriet Clarke and Sarah Morgan have been settled in Sydney for almost a year. Sarah has been assigned to jeweller Adam Green, Harriet is a maid for the Barrett family, and Friday is working as a prostitute in a brothel. Each of them is struggling to forget the brutal crime they committed.
'But their fate is no longer theirs to control. Vicious underworld queen Bella Jackson holds the girls’ futures in the palm of her hand, biding her time until she exacts payment for what she knows about their misdeeds - payment that will ruin them.
'Harriet, racked with guilt and slowly losing her mind, is convinced that their lost friend is haunting them, and while Friday succumbs to the bottle, Sarah has to fight for everything she holds dear. Once again, the girls must join forces to save one of their own. But which one?
'And in the background Bella Jackson waits and watches …' (Source: Curtis Brown website)