A powerful, compelling saga from one of the very best authors writing in this genre. Catrin Collier's Hearts of Gold series was dramatised by BBC and attracted over six million viewers. The Sunday Telegraph said: 'Just in time: no sooner has the Catherine Cookson back catalogue been exhausted but a new saga queen hits the televisual cobbles' Two more BBC series based on Catrin Collier's novels have been commissioned - and all the Hearts of Gold novels are being published in Orion paperback in 2006. The critics on Catrin Collier: 'This is a piece of masterful storytelling' Choice. 'A page-turner ... a terrific read' Susan Sallis. 'Moving, heart-warming ... impossible to put down' Evening Star. 'This fabulously written novel will keep you engrossed right up until the satisfying ending' B Magazine. 'Collier has a gift for bringing her characters to life' Daily Mail.
Catrin Collier was born and brought up in Pontypridd. She worked in Europe and America before returning to her native Wales. She now lives on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea, with her family.