Ace, king, knave
Sophia, hiding a 'little weakness', has married Mr Zedland. But Zedland has secrets too and Sophia comes to suspect that her marriage is not what it seems. Betsy-Ann, a gambler, and dealer in second-hand goods, also discovers that she has been lied to. As both women discover the truth their lives come together, taking the reader through the streets of a genteel, yet also violent 1760’s London.