The Power of Dreams

The Power of Dreams

a dramatic Welsh saga from from much-loved bestseller Rosie Harris


Fans of Dilly Court, Kitty Neale, Emma Hornby and Rosie Goodwin will love this vivid and compelling saga, set around Tiger Bay and Cardiff. Much-loved multi-million copy bestseller Rosie Harris has written such an immediate and beautiful novel, you'll feel you are living in the moment with the characters.

'Had me gripped from start to finish' -- ***** Reader review
'A real page turner' -- ***** Reader review
'I couldn't put it down until I finished it' -- ***** Reader review


After losing both her parents, sixteen-year-old Merrion Roberts is left to bring up her baby sister. Unable to cope alone, she teams up with Rhonda Rees, a trained milliner, who also has a young baby. They share rooms in notorious Tiger Bay in Cardiff, struggling to make ends meet. In time, though, they are able to open up a little shop and it seems as if life is looking up for both young women.

But fate soon intervenes and they are reduced to living in even greater squalor, barely able to eke out enough money to support themselves let alone their two children.

Meanwhile, Merrion's brother and her childhood sweetheart have both gone to sea and she has almost given up hope of ever seeing them alive again...


  • A great summer read. Exciting and romantic, the case of the underdog fighting back never fails to inspire. A definite must for the suitcase
    Bucks Free Press

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