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Keyes, Marian

Overview
Works: 284 works in 1,688 publications in 18 languages and 31,273 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Chick lit  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Humor  Detective and mystery fiction  Love stories  Cookbooks  Psychological fiction  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6061.E88, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marian Keyes
The brightest star in the sky by Marian Keyes( Book )

57 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fate is on its way to the tenants of 66 Star Street, bringing with it love and tragedy, friendship and heartbreak, and the power to change lives ... One of them is falling in love; another is torn between two lovers. For some, secrets they want to stay buried will come to light and for others the unveiling of those secrets will have tragic consequences
Sushi for beginners : a novel by Marian Keyes( Book )

113 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the lives of three women in the fashion magazine industry, exploring the trials and tribulations as well as the happiness and joy of true friends in the fast-paced world of love and career
Anybody out there? by Marian Keyes( Book )

75 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Walsh returns to her family in Dublin to recuperate from a debilitating and disfiguring accident. Her family tries to bolster her spirits, while her husband in New York is mysteriously missing
The other side of the story by Marian Keyes( Book )

60 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel that takes place in the world of publishing considers the joys and vagaries of career, karma, and love
This charming man by Marian Keyes( Book )

61 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale told from the viewpoints of four different women traces their experiences of heartbreak at the hands of up-and-coming Dublin politician Paddy de Courcy, a charismatic womanizer who hides the truth about his fickle nature
Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes( Book )

92 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tara, Katherine, and Fintan have been friends since the days when leg warmers were cool," and as they enter their thirties, they realize that they're seated in the "last chance saloon."--Jackedt
Lucy Sullivan is getting married by Marian Keyes( Book )

67 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy on a young woman in London who is informed by a fortune teller that she is destined to marry. The fortune teller is reliable, past experience shows, the confusing part is which of Lucy's many boyfriends is it to be?
Watermelon : a novel by Marian Keyes( Book )

73 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ireland, a few hours after giving birth, Clair Webster is informed by her husband that he is leaving her for another woman. After much drinking Claire realizes the best cure for a broken heart is another man, she stops drinking and starts exercising
The woman who stole my life by Marian Keyes( Book )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and English, Old and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Name: Stella Sweeney. Height: average. Recent life events: dramatic.' One day, sitting in traffic, married Dublin mum Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life. For she meets a man who wants her telephone number (for the insurance, it turns out). That's okay. She doesn't really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car). But in this meeting is born the seed of something which will take Stella thousands of miles from her old life, turning an ordinary woman into a superstar, and, along the way, wrenching her whole family apart. Is this all because of one ill-advised act of goodwill? Was meeting Mr Range Rover destiny or karma? Should she be grateful or hopping mad? For the first time real, honest-to-goodness happiness is just within her reach. But is Stella Sweeney, Dublin housewife, ready to grasp it?
Rachel's holiday by Marian Keyes( Book )

73 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-flying young Irishwoman with a penchant for recreational drugs and men in tight leather crash lands in the Cloisters, Dublin's version of the Betty Ford Clinic, where group therapy and middle-aged men in sweaters will drive her nearly out of her mind
The mystery of Mercy Close : a Walsh sister novel by Marian Keyes( Book )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A witty novel of second chances from internationally bestselling author Marian Keyes As the youngest of the five Walsh girls, Helen has had a tough time finding her way in the world--at thirty-three, she has her job as a private investigator that has proven less than fruitful and after losing her flat, she's moved back in with Mammy Walsh. Her hunky new boyfriend, Artie, and his three adorable children are a great distraction, but his beautiful ex-wife lives a little too close for comfort. Meanwhile, Helen runs into her ex-boyfriend Jay Parker and reluctantly signs on to help him locate Wayne Diffney, the recently disappeared fourth member of Ireland's biggest mid-nineties boy band, Laddz. Of the five Laddz, the Talented One has long gone on to better things, but the Cute One, the Gay One, and the Other One are all busily shunning carbs and rehearsing their reunion tour, and it's Helen's job to track down Wayne, the Wacky One. Wayne hasn't left a trace, and Helen throws herself into the search wholeheartedly, leaving no stone unturned while watching her own life slowly fall apart, one unpaid bill at a time."--
Anybody out there? by Marian Keyes( Recording )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Walsh mysteriously wakes up with substantial injuries and no recollection of how she obtained them. Slowly remembering what happened she sets off on a mission to find her true love and unravel the truth
The brightest star in the sky by Marian Keyes( Recording )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of residents living in an apartment complex at 66 Star Street in Dublin. As one inhabitant takes a chance on new love, another's relationship falls apart. Meanwhile, revealed secrets create tragic consequences as these residents come together in unexpected ways
The mystery of Mercy Close [a Walsh sister novel] by Marian Keyes( Recording )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the youngest of the five Walsh girls, Helen has had a tough time finding her way in the world--at thirty-three, she has her job as a private investigator that has proven less than fruitful and after losing her flat, she's moved back in with Mammy Walsh. Her hunky new boyfriend, Artie, and his three adorable children are a great distraction, but his beautiful ex-wife lives a little too close for comfort. Meanwhile, Helen runs into her ex-boyfriend Jay Parker and reluctantly signs on to help him locate Wayne Diffney, the recently disappeared fourth member of Ireland's biggest mid-nineties boy band, Laddz. Of the five Laddz, the Talented One has long gone on to better things, but the Cute One, the Gay One, and the Other One are all busily shunning carbs and rehearsing their reunion tour, and it's Helen's job to track down Wayne, the Wacky One. Wayne hasn't left a trace, and Helen throws herself into the search wholeheartedly, leaving no stone unturned while watching her own life slowly fall apart, one unpaid bill at a time."--Container
This charming man by Marian Keyes( Recording )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lola's boyfriend Paddy becomes engaged she flees to a cottage by the sea. Journalist Grace wants the inside story and thinks Lola has it. Her sister Marnie might also have the answer, Paddy de Courney was her first love
No dress rehearsal by Marian Keyes( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Irish and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzie hasn't realized she is dead yet. Two spirits Jan and Jim help with her departure to the other side
The woman who stole my life a novel by Marian Keyes( Recording )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surviving an illness that kept her hospitalized for months, Stella Sweeney discovers that a successful book has been published about her case that compels her to relocate to New York and pursue a career as a self-help memoirist
Sushi for beginners by Marian Keyes( Recording )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prada-wearing magazine editor Lisa Edwards thinks her life is over when her 'fabulous' new job turns out to be deportation to Dublin, launching Colleen magazine. No more jet-setting to the Fall Collections? No more fabulous parties and photos in the society pages? The only saving grace is that her friends aren't there to witness her downward spiral. Might her new boss, the disheveled and moody Jack Devine, save her from a fate worse than hell? Ashling Kennedy, Colleen's assistant editor, is an award-winning worrier, increasingly aware that something fundamental is missing from her life-apart from a boyfriend and a waistline. And then there's her closest, oldest friend Clodagh 'Princess' Kelly, who is apparently living the domestic dream in a suburban castle. So why, lately, has Clodagh had a recurring urge to kiss a frog--sleep with a frog, if truth be told?
Angels by Marian Keyes( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike the rest of her family, Maggie Walsh has always done the right thing -- that is until the day she leaves her husband and takes refuge with her friend Emily, a screenwriter in Los Angeles -- a city wher ever the palm trees are skinny. Soon Maggie's doing all sorts of things she's never done before, such as wearing sunglasses in the shower and pitching scripts to studio executives. And meeting a mysterious man named Troy, who is so non-stick, he's known as Human Teflon--
Cracks in my foundation : bags, trips, make-up tips, charity, glory, and the darker side of the story by Marian Keyes( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go further under the covers and stay in bed a little longer with Marian Keyes in this winning follow-up to her smash essay collection, Under the Duvet. Written in the witty, forthright style that has earned her legions of devoted readers, Cracks in My Foundation offers an even deeper and more candid look into this beloved author's mind and heart, exploring such universal themes as friends and family, home, glamour and beauty, children, travel, and more. Marian's hilarious and thoughtful take on life makes her readers feel they are reading a friend, not just an author. Marian continues to entertain with her reports from the trenches, and throws in some original short fiction as well. Whether it's visiting Siberia, breaking it off with an old hairdresser, shopping (of course!), turning forty, living with her beloved husband, Himself (a man beyond description), or musing on the F word (feminism), Marian shares the joys, passions, and sorrows of her world and helps us feel good about our own. So grab a latte and a pillow and get ready to laugh your slippers off!
 
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The brightest star in the sky
Alternative Names
Keyes, Mary Catherine 1963-

Kīza, Meriana

Marian Keyes irische Autorin

Marian Keyes schrijfster uit Ierland

Мариан Кийс

Маријана Киз

קיז, מריאן

קיז, מריאן 1963-

קיז, מרין 1963-

ماريان كييس

키스, 메리언 1963-

キーズ, マリアン

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Sushi for beginners : a novelAnybody out there?The other side of the storyThis charming manLast Chance SaloonLucy Sullivan is getting marriedWatermelon : a novelRachel's holiday