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Rosie Harris - Author

About the Author

Rosie Harris was born in Cardiff and grew up there and in the West Country. After her marriage she lived for some years on Merseyside before moving to Buckinghamshire where she still lives. She has three grown-up children and six grandchildren and writes full time.

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The Mixture as Before A Contemporary Family Saga

The Mixture as Before A Contemporary Family Saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2016

The Mixture As Before A contemporary family saga

The Mixture As Before A contemporary family saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2016

A Love Like Ours

A Love Like Ours

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2016

They shared a secret no one must ever know... When seventeen-year-old Ruth Davies' father is invalided out of the Great War, the whole family has little choice but to move to the infamous Tiger Bay area of Cardiff. Not only faced with a life of adversity, Ruth and her mother Caitlin also share a secret, one that no one else must ever know. Ruth and Caitlin's wages are barely enough to put food on the table let alone pay the rent. And an increasingly neglected young Glynis runs wild. When Caitlin contracts tuberculosis and dies they have no option but to move into an even more squalid neighbourhood. But Ruth is still determined to keep their secret, at all costs. That is, until their father dies unexpectedly and an ever more desperate Ruth and Glynis find themselves living hand-to-mouth...

Heartbreak and Happiness A contemporary family saga

Heartbreak and Happiness A contemporary family saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/01/2016

Moving on A Family Saga Set in 1970's Liverpool

Moving on A Family Saga Set in 1970's Liverpool

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

The Mixture as Before: A Contemporary Family Saga

The Mixture as Before: A Contemporary Family Saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2015

Moving On

Moving On

Author: Rosie Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2015

A moving saga of conflicted family loyalties and late-flowering passion set in 1970s' Liverpool.Liverpool, 1973. Reluctantly, widow Jenny Langton decides to downsize, swapping the spacious family home she shared with her late husband for a one-bedroomed retirement flat at Merseyside Mansions.It's difficult enough attempting to start anew at her age, but the antics of her wayward granddaughter Karen, and her disastrous choice of men, threaten to drive Jenny to distraction. Finally conceding that Karen must make her own mistakes in life, Jenny determines to move on and no longer interfere.Just as she's settling into Merseyside Mansions and making new friends, Karen's reappearance threatens to de-rail Jenny's carefully-constructed new life and cause problems with her fellow residents. Her relationship with her granddaughter tested to the limit, Jenny must decide whether she should allow family loyalty to stand in the way of her future happiness - particularly now she's about to embark on a late-flowering love affair ...

Love or Duty

Love or Duty

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2014

Guarded Passions

Guarded Passions

Author: Rosie Harris Format: eBook Release Date: 01/11/2014

1943. Wartime England. Married to a Guardsman at the age of eighteen after a whirlwind courtship, Helen Woodley believed her future was assured - only to be widowed before she was forty. Though she put on a brave face, Helen could no more reconcile herself to Adam's death than she could accept the hemmed-in, incestuous life of the Army and all its intrigues and affairs.And now Helen is faced with an unwelcome sense of deja vu. For her impulsive, free-spirited daughter Ruth, eighteen years old herself, has fallen madly in love with a soldier about to be posted to Northern Ireland, a man whom she's desperately anxious to marry. Can Helen prevent history from repeating itself?

Guarded Passions A family saga from World War Two

Guarded Passions A family saga from World War Two

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Hell Hath No Fury

Hell Hath No Fury

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/02/2013

The Price of Love A Liverpool Family Saga

The Price of Love A Liverpool Family Saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2011

Lucy Collins and her brother Sam have lived side by side with the Tanner family all their lives. Lucy and Robert Tanner long for the day when they can marry and the future is full of promise for all three. Until tragedy strikes when Lucy's parents are killed in a car crash, and Sam is left gravely injured and in need of careful nursing. Sam's girlfriend Patsy refuses to help, and Lucy has little choice but to postpone her wedding. Not only is she left heartbroken at the loss of her parents, Lucy is then devastated to discover that Robert has betrayed her in the worst possible way. With little money and unable to earn a regular wage, Lucy and Sam are forced to move into the slums of Liverpool. As Sam's health deteriorates and their life spirals into poverty and despair, Lucy wonders if she'll ever find happiness again...

The Price of Love A Liverpool Family Saga

The Price of Love A Liverpool Family Saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/03/2011

Lucy Collins and her brother Sam have lived side by side with the Tanner family all their lives. Lucy and Robert Tanner long for the day when they can marry and the future is full of promise for all three. Until tragedy strikes when Lucy's parents are killed in a car crash, and Sam is left gravely injured and in need of careful nursing. Sam's girlfriend Patsy refuses to help, and Lucy has little choice but to postpone her wedding. Not only is she left heartbroken at the loss of her parents, Lucy is then devastated to discover that Robert has betrayed her in the worst possible way. With little money and unable to earn a regular wage, Lucy and Sam are forced to move into the slums of Liverpool. As Sam's health deteriorates and their life spirals into poverty and despair, Lucy wonders if she'll ever find happiness again...

Ambitious Love

Ambitious Love

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/2010

Fern Jenkins' life is changed for ever when her brother is killed in action and her father dies in a mining explosion. Turned out of their home by the ruthless pit owner, Fern and her mother Wynne are forced to seek a new life in Cardiff. Whilst Wynne finds work in a factory, Fern attends the local school. But here she is bullied and is soon selling flowers outside Cardiff Central station to help make ends meet. When her mother is taken from her in an influenza epidemic, Fern has no one to protect her from her violent and possessive uncle. She longs to escape from the brutality and squalor around her and make something of herself. But with no money and her only friend away at sea, there seems little hope of her ever leaving her life of poverty behind, let alone finding the love she so yearns for...

Whispers of Love A Cardiff Family Saga

Whispers of Love A Cardiff Family Saga

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/07/2010

It is 1914, and Christabel Montgomery is happily preparing for her wedding when she receives the shattering news that her fiance has been drowned at sea. Heartbroken, she tries to piece her life together. But she soon discovers she is pregnant, and fearing her parents would throw her out if they knew, she decides to help the war effort by leaving home to become a nurse. However, she is soon forced to give up her duties. And alone and desperate, she has little choice but to have the baby adopted. Determined to put her sorrows behind her, Christabel hopes to build a better future for herself. But circumstances compel her to return home again. And here she finds her situation ever more difficult. She envies her brother's wife Violet who has just had a new baby. She is filled with remorse and regret about what she has done. She had no alternative, for her sake and the baby's, but she wonders if she'll ever be free from the fateful decision she made...

The Quality of Love

The Quality of Love

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2009

The only child of over-protective parents, Sarah Lewis yearns to leave home. Studying hard to please them, she earns a place at Cardiff University. Here she is swept off her feet by handsome Gwyn Roberts, but when she becomes pregnant her parents are devastated and turn her from their door. All Gwyn and Sarah can afford are two squalid rooms in the infamous slums of Cardiff and Sarah soon realises she's made a terrible mistake. Gwyn becomes increasingly distant and when the baby dies in infancy, he leaves Sarah with little choice but to fall on her parents' mercy. But just when Sarah is starting to pull her life back together again, she is drawn to the charms of Stefan Vaughan and finds herself in trouble once more...

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