1872. Life in the orphanage is hard for Emma, and she turns to life on the streets, where she pickpockets to stay alive, until she pickpockets a wealthy gentleman who wants her punished. As a frightened Emma fears for her life, handsome Lucas repays the money she stole and offers her a maid’s job in his townhome.
Thankful for a second chance, Emma accepts, believing her life is finally turning around. But soon after she arrives, she is forced back on the streets. A shocked Lucas searches for her, but cannot find her. As the years pass, Emma’s heart yearns for someone to love her.
Can Emma find acceptance and love? Will she be reunited with the only person who showed her kindness?