WorldCat Identities

Michaels, Barbara 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 60 works in 594 publications in 5 languages and 33,224 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Paranormal fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3563.E747, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Michaels
Vanish with the rose by Barbara Michaels( Book )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dead fast intrudes on the present when Diana Reed, posing as a landscape architect, is forced to confront deadly forces in the 18 century mansion which is being restored by a pair of wealthy eccentrics
Stitches in time by Barbara Michaels( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthropology student working in a store in Virginia touches a haunted quilt and comes under its spell. As a result she falls in love with the owner's husband and is ready to kill to get him. By the author of Shattered Silk
Search the shadows by Barbara Michaels( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haskell Maloney was cruelly orphaned when she was just a baby. Now, twenty-two years later, she receives confirmation of the bitter truth she always suspected: the fallen war hero whose name she shares was not her father. Her quest for answers -- and a personal history -- brings Haskell to the famed Oriental Institute in Chicago, a city in which her mother lived and thrived before her strange, untimely death. But by rummaging around in the darkness, Haskell's exposing much more than she bargained for. And now she's racing against the clock to discover who she really is ... and why someone is suddenly determined to kill her
Shattered silk by Barbara Michaels( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of disturbing and increasingly threatening events turn Karen's dream of opening an antique clothing store into a nightmare
Be buried in the rain by Barbara Michaels( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caring for her somewhat sinister Grandmother Carr while on vacation at the former family "plantation" in Virginia, medical student Julie Newcomb becomes involved in a mystery when the gruesome remains of a young woman and her infant are discovered
The wizard's daughter by Barbara Michaels( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman in Victorian England finds sanctuary with a Duchess who believes her to be the daughter of a spirtualist she once loved
The walker in shadows by Barbara Michaels( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house next door to Pat and her college-aged son, Mark, has been empty for years. The darkness within seems to warn all to stay away. Now new tenants are moving in: affable Josef Friedrichs and his lovely daughter, Kathy. But something is not right ... something old and secret lurking in the shadows that fresh paint and new furnishings cannot mask or exorcise. There is evil alive in the heart of the house next door-- and it means to feed on the fears of two families
Greygallows by Barbara Michaels( Book )

32 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London in the 1840's. Suspense novel
Ammie, come home by Barbara Michaels( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosting what was supposed to be a harmless seance to entertain her visiting niece, Sara, in her elegant Georgetown home, Ruth Bennett comes face to face with an unwelcome spirit who reveals a dark history of lust, treachery, violence, and murder that now plagues the modern-day inhabitants of the haunted house
House of many shadows by Barbara Michaels( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her accident, Meg's mind played tricks on her. Her recuperation in the old house did not stop the hallucinations--instead they became terrifying
Someone in the house by Barbara Michaels( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne and Kevin housesit at Grayhaven Manor, an English Gothic mansion transplanted stone-by-stone to Pennsylvania, planning to write a book, when something--elusive and powerful, beautiful and seductive--distracts them
The dark on the other side by Barbara Michaels( Book )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Finnish and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house whispered to her, and she thought she must be going mad. Was there no one to help her?
Patriot's dream by Barbara Michaels( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl living in restored Williamsburg has dreams that seem to connect her with a man who lived two hundred years earlier
The crying child by Barbara Michaels( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joanne McMullen's fears for her sister's sanity have brought her to remote King's Island, Maine. Mary's grief over the loss of her child is threatening to send her over the edge and her insistence that she has heard an eerie, childlike wailing in the woods fuels Joanne's anxiety. And now Mary's taken to disappearing at midnight in search of the source of the heartrending moans. But it is not just her sister's encroaching madness that is chilling Joanne's blood. it is her own. Because suddenly, impossibly, she also hears the crying child
Prince of darkness by Barbara Michaels( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious stranger arrives in Middleburg, Maryland and the townsfolk fear that he may stir up old demons and legends of malevelant sorceries and sacrifices. The town also has quite a few secrets of its own to hide. What horrible evils will follow?
Sons of the wolf by Barbara Michaels( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two orphaned cousins, Harriet and Ada, are consigned to the care of a distant relative living on the edge of the moors. Tension mounts as the girls encounter strange and eery happenings
The master of Blacktower by Barbara Michaels( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery and romance come to a young lady when, after her father's death, she is forced to take a position as secretary to the strange owner of a Scottish Highland castle
Someone in the house by Barbara Michaels( )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What strange presence blows through the corridors of this ancient mansion? Is its intent to protect, defend, or destroy?
Stitches in time by Barbara Michaels( Recording )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Grant has never been able to resist the allure of finely crafted quilts and clothes from centuries past. So when an antique bridal quilt mysteriously appears in the vintage clothing store where she works, Rachel is instantly fascinated. But woven into the quilt's stitches is a sinister legacy of revenge and deception that Rachel is powerless to escape
Vanish with the rose by Barbara Michaels( Recording )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana arrives at her family mansion determined to unearth long-forgotten secrets, including the identity of her brother's murderer
 
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Stitches in time
Alternative Names

controlled identityMertz, Barbara

マイクルズ, バーバラ

Languages
English (424)

German (33)

Finnish (17)

Norwegian (2)

Thai (1)

Covers
Stitches in timeSearch the shadowsShattered silkBe buried in the rainThe wizard's daughterThe walker in shadowsGreygallowsAmmie, come home