Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
Emily’s escape pits Lydia and Cunliffe against one another - which of them can earn the Spartans’ trust? Margaret is in trouble, but to preserve her own life might cost another’s death. She’s faced with a terrible choice.
The Wells are reeling after Howard’s death, and someone is sure to hang for his murder. Can Margaret keep all her girls safe? Emily is trapped by Lydia and fears for her life - will anyone find her before it’s too late?
When Howard offers to be Lucy’s keeper, Margaret is delighted, but Lucy’s reaction will bring all three Wells women into terrible danger. Lydia is out for revenge, but will she track Emily Lacey down?
Lord Fallon shows interest in Lucy - can she finally snare herself a keeper? Charlotte’s decision to leave Howard puts her in danger. To escape Lydia, Emily has to risk more than one life - will she take that chance?
As Lydia’s campaign against her takes a toll on business, Margaret bets everything on a masquerade – it will make them or ruin them. With Lucy’s failures mounting, can Charlotte help her sister become a celebrated courtesan?
Lucy is hired to spend a few days with Lord and Lady Repton, but they have peculiar tastes, while Margaret fears she may be reaping the reward of her public attack on Lydia Quigley.
When an old friend arrives in town, Margaret's hopes for the Soho move rest on whether she can tempt him to invest, while Justice Cunliffe makes Lydia an intriguing offer.
Margaret Wells’s business comes under attack from a rival madam. As they risk losing everything, how much will Margaret and her daughters have to sacrifice to keep the brothel, and the Wells family afloat?