When Annie's father is killed after being run over by a bus, Annie decides she can't let the two children her father took in as lodgers with their mother (now vanished) be taken into care and inevitably separated. Instead, with the help of her Grandmother, Rhonda, who lives nearby, Annie uses what little money her job at the local cafe affords her and her inheritance from her father to raise Ronnie and Mary herself. Annie continues to search for the childrens' parents but she soons discovers that Ronnie and Mary have ...

Cockney Courage 2000, Sphere, London

ISBN-13: 9780751529555

Mass-market paperback

Cockney Courage 1999, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316850551