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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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Stolen Moments

Stolen Moments

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/11/2020

What price will she pay for following her heart? Eighteen-year-old domestic servant Kate Stacey is passionately in love with David Owen, the brother of Lady Helen Sherwood. They both know their romance would be a scandal but seeing a chance for them to spend more time together, David recommends Kate as nanny to his young nieces at Bramwood Hall. Their secret relationship is soon discovered and he is recalled to his father's industrial empire in the Welsh Valleys, while Kate is abruptly dismissed. Kate follows her heart, and David, to Wales. However, she is shocked by the poverty and squalid conditions on which the Owen fortune is built. As her sympathies increasingly lie with the workers, she finds herself dangerously caught up in their political cause. Her love for David endures, but is he strong enough to defy his father - and can Kate contemplate a future built on the proceeds of human misery? A heartwarming historical saga of love against the odds, perfect for fans of Rosie Clarke and Mollie Walton.

Love or Duty

Love or Duty

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/11/2020

An accident will open her eyes to a world she never knew existed... Penny Forshaw is racing through the streets of Liverpool in her father's new motor car, rushing to meet her fiance, and is horrified when she knocks over a little girl. Penny feels it is her duty to take in six-year-old Kelly while she recovers, much to her fiance's disapproval. Learning about Kelly's miserable, poverty-stricken existence since the Great War opens Penny's eyes to a world she never knew existed. Her decision to look after Kelly will change her in ways she could never have expected, and Penny will make sacrifices for her decision. She wanted to give Kelly a better chance in life - but it may be Kelly who changes Penny's world for the better. An uplifting tale of love and family from much-loved saga author Rosie Harris, perfect for fans of Katie Flynn and Margaret Dickinson.

A Mind of Her Own

A Mind of Her Own

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2020

Never Too Old for Love

Never Too Old for Love

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2019

The Cobbler's Kids

The Cobbler's Kids

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/04/2019

She must risk it all to keep them safe... Liverpool 1920s: Michael Quinn the cobbler returns home after the First World War forever changed by his experiences on the front line. He moves his family from their comfortable home to live over a shop in Liverpool's notorious Scotland Road. Though admired and liked by his customers, behind closed doors he rules his family with a fist of steel. Fourteen-year-old Vera Quinn longs for a life of her own. But when their mother dies, she must keep house for her father Michael and her brothers, Eddy and young Benny. So begins a life of hardship, until an unexpected series of events leads Vera to discover she is far stronger than she could have ever known...

Never Too Old for Love

Never Too Old for Love

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2018

Hell Hath No Fury

Hell Hath No Fury

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2018

Chance Encounters

Chance Encounters

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2017

Love Against All Odds

Love Against All Odds

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2016

Was she always to be fated in love...? When Gaynor's God-fearing father drives her childhood sweetheart away, she's certain she will never love again. But a young German soon helps her to forget her sorrows. Until, with war looming, he must return home and Gaynor is left heartbroken once more. And when her parents discover she's pregnant and insist she cannot keep the child, Gaynor runs away to Cardiff. Penniless and alone in a strange city she is forced to give birth in the workhouse. But shortly afterwards she is taken in by a friendly Spanish family who care for her and little Sara. And she quickly falls for the charms of the eldest son. But just when she thought she'd found love and a chance of happiness at last, a telegram shatters her dreams...

Heartbreak and Happiness

Heartbreak and Happiness

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

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...

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 ...

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

Guarded Passions

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

A Brighter Dawn

A Brighter Dawn

Author: Rosie Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2011

'One last word of warning, my girl. Keep well away from that Hadyn Jenkins.' In spite of her father's words of warning, Sharon Pritchard decides to give up everything to follow her heart. However, her new life with Hadyn is anything but easy. Although he is handsome and charming, he is feckless and unreliable. And they soon find themselves sinking ever faster into poverty. The birth of their son should be a joyous occasion, but Sharon fears for him amongst the filth and despair of Tiger Bay. And when Hadyn's errant ways catch up with him, Sharon is faced with a devastating truth. Can her love for Hadyn survive and will she be able to provide a better future for herself and her son...?

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