Reach For The Dream Author:Connie Monk Penelope Drew is a child of the streets, cared for only by her father, condemned to a life of cold and hunger in the Sussex seaside resort where they live. — Then one bitter winter's night, her life is transformed. Out busking in a desperate attempt to earn money, Penelope discovers she has a wonderful gift - the power to entertain. She also le... more »arns the mystery surrounding the mother she never knew. Dispite her father's oppososition she works out a song and dance routine and when war breaks out she and her school friend Tom set out to entertain the troops and earn their fortune.
Partners on the stage, partners in romance, they are nevertheless seperated by war. From London to America, from Music Hall to the silver screen, Penelope must follow her dream of sucess alone. But along with fame and wealth, tragedy and betrayal, will come the reward of unexpected happiness...« less