WorldCat Identities

Halligan, Gerri

Works: 55 works in 183 publications in 1 language and 4,086 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Chick lit  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Ghost stories  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6061.E88, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gerri Halligan
Angels by Marian Keyes( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 329 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
Trick of the dark by Val McDermid( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being barred from practice, disgraced psychiatrist Charlie Flint agrees to help her old professor at Oxford solve the mystery surrounding the death of her daughter's husband--a case that leads her into the arcane world of Oxford colleges
Watermelon by Marian Keyes( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 306 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 brightest star in the sky by Marian Keyes( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 66 Star Street, Dublin, someone is watching over the lives of the people living in its flats - but no-one is aware of it. One of them is ready to take the plunge and fall in love; another is torn between two very different lovers. For some the secrets they want to stay buried will come to light - with tragic consequences
The other side of the story by Marian Keyes( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jojo Harvey is a literary agent whose star is on the rise. In love with both her married boss and her burgeoning career, not much distracts her. Until she finds herself representing two women who used to be best friends
Country days by Alice Taylor( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor gives accounts of the easy-going, anecdotal life in rural Ireland, filled with the ups and downs of her characters.--
The Marsh King's daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite the promises, there is great satisfaction with King John's rule. Nicholas de Caen is among the rebellious nobles. While fighting John's troops, he is captured, but during the trip back to be questioned, the treacherous marshes cause trouble, and Nicholas and King John's treasure are both lost. Nicholas is nursed back to health by a nunnery. When the news of lost treasure reaches the nuns, they realise the young man they are looking after must know something about this."--Back cover
Riders by Jilly Cooper( )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feud between two top show jumpers finally erupts with devastating consequences at the Los Angeles Olympics
The Girl on the cliff by Lucinda Riley( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why has a secret from 1914 caused a century of heartache? Troubled by recent loss, Grania Ryan has returned to Ireland and the arms of her loving family. And it is here, on a cliff edge, that she first meets a young girl, Aurora, who will profoundly change her life. Mysteriously drawn to Aurora, Grania discovers that the histories of their families are strangely and deeply entwined ... From a bittersweet romance in wartime London to a troubled relationship in contemporary New York, from devotion to a foundling child to forgotten memories of a lost brother, the Ryans and the Lisles, past and present, have been entangled for a century. Ultimately, it will be Aurora whose intuition and remarkable spirit help break the spell and unlock the chains of the past. Haunting, uplifting and deeply moving, Aurora's story tells of the triumph of hope over loss
The reading group by Elizabeth Noble( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends, a few bottles of wine and a good book. What could be better? The women who form the Reading Group are as varied as the books they choose to read. But each has secret hopes and fears - for a new lover; a straying husband; an ailing mother; a tearaway teenager . Can they find the answers to life's problems in the pages of a good book?
Rachel's holiday by Marian Keyes( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

27-year-old Rachel Walsh has a penchant for men in tight leather pants and recreational drugs until she is forced into Dublin's version of the Betty Ford Clinic
Jump! by Jilly Cooper( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently widowed Etta Bancroft nurses an injured filly she names Mrs Wilkinson back to health. A village syndicate helps her, putting the filly into training and the horse is eventually entered in the Grand National. Can she be the first mare in over fifty years, and Amber, her rider become the first woman ever to win this mighty race?
Restoring Grace by Katie Fforde( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie Summer's life is unravelling. A couple of months ago, she was quite happy living with her boyfriend Rick in their little cottage. But now, finding herself pregnant and discovering that Rick is less than enthusiastic about imminent parenthood - things seem rather more complicated. Grace Soudley's life has been coming apart for more than a couple of months. Abandoned by her unsuitable husband for another woman, her only real security is the wonderful old house she was left by her godmother. When Ellie and Grace meet, the two very different women suddenly find they can help each other out
Under the skin by Michel Faber( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the Skin introduces Isserley, a woman who makes a habit of picking up well-muscled, solitary male hitchhikers. As the story unfolds, her reasons for this quirky selection process become more clear--and more frightening. What is the secret behind her deadly obsession?
Secrets of the lighthouse by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Trawton is running away from it all. She is due to get married to a man she doesn't love, her job is dragging her down and her interfering mother is getting on her nerves. So she escapes to the one place she knows her mother won't follow her, to her aunt's house. Once there, she uncovers a dark secret and a future she never knew she had. Meanwhile, Caitlin Macausland is mourning the future she can never have. She died tragically in what the village thinks is suspicious circumstances, and now she is stuck in a limbo, unable to move on. And between the two of them is an old lighthouse - the scene of so much tragedy. Can each woman find the peace she so desperately longs for? And can they find the way to live again?
Alice alone by Amanda Brookfield( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her youngest child leaves home, Alice realizes that she doesn't love her husband and she needs to start to look after herself again.--
Pastures nouveaux by Wendy Holden( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie and her boyfriend Mark are city folk who have always dreamt of a tiny countryside cottage. The nouveaux-riche Samantha and Guy are also seeking rural bliss - a mansion complete with mile long drive and a team of gardeners
Venus envy by Louise Mensch( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex shares a flat with three glamorous and successful friends--she's got a really bad case of "Venus" envy
A gathering storm by Rachel Hore( Recording )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer Lucy Cardwell has recently lost her troubled father, Tom. While sifting through his papers, she finds he'd been researching an uncle she never knew he'd had. Intrigued, she visits her father's childhood home, the once beautiful Carlyon Manor. She meets an old woman named Beatrice who has an extraordinary story to tell
The light behind the window by Lucinda Riley( Recording )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emilie de la Martinieres has always fought against her aristocratic background, but after the death of her mother, she finds herself sole inheritor of her grand childhood home in the south of France. As she rediscovers her family's story, Emilie realizes that the chateau may hold more secrets than just fond childhood memories
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