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Ambitious Love

4.13  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
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 ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published November 25th 2010 by Arrow (first published August 5th 2010)
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Sue
Oct 08, 2016 Sue rated it it was amazing
Enjoyable, easy read.
Bronwyn Rykiert
This story was along the same lines as most of Rosie Harris' books (for me anyway). I find her heroine's insipid, naive and some of things that happen to them and that they do a little unrealistic.

Fern, going off as a stowaway on her boyrfiend's ship to Russia, to live there on her own while Glamorgan went back to sea. Becoming a bit of a drinker, at such a young age, moving on to getting billed as a dancer with no experience (I know this could happen sometimes but...!) Onto a star billing at a
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Shelves: library-books
Not up to her usual story standard. Still liked it but not a keeper like her earlier work. I love her books based in Cardiff
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Rosie Harris was born in Cardiff and for several years worked in the City Hall. Her husband, Ken, was from Wallasey and after they married they lived on Merseyside for many years.
She has been writing since the 1950’s. In the 1960’s she ran her own agency, Regional Feature Service, writing articles for most of the provincial newspapers.
During the 70’s she became Editorial Controller for a non-ficti
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