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Halligan, Gerri

Works: 54 works in 164 publications in 1 language and 4,329 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Chick lit  Suspense fiction  Horror tales  Historical fiction  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6061.E88, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Gerri Halligan
Angels by Marian Keyes ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 377 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
Watermelon by Marian Keyes ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 354 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
Trick of the dark by Val McDermid ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Death is a hollow drum whose beat has measured out my adult life." So writes Jay Macallan Stewart in her latest volume of memoirs. But nobody has ever asked whether that has been by accident or design. Nobody, that is, until Jay turns her sights on newly-wed and freshly-widowed Magda Newsam. For Magda's mother Corinna is an Oxford don who knows enough of Jay's history to be very afraid indeed. Determined to protect her daughter, Corinna turns to clinical psychologist Charlie Flint. But as Charlie digs into the past and its trail of bodies she starts to realise the price of truth may be more than she wants to pay
The other side of the story by Marian Keyes ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 213 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
Rachel's holiday by Marian Keyes ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 205 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
Country days by Alice Taylor ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 174 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 brightest star in the sky by Marian Keyes ( )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 173 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 Marsh King's daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 172 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
Alice alone by Amanda Brookfield ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 166 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
The reading group by Elizabeth Noble ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 154 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?
Under the skin by Michel Faber ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 144 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?
Restoring Grace by Katie Fforde ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 142 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
The Girl on the cliff by Lucinda Riley ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 115 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
Jump! by Jilly Cooper ( )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here, Jilly Cooper returns to horses in an entertaining romp through the world of jump racing. Readers will meet rich capricious owners, obsessive trainers and gallant stable lads and lasses
Venus envy by Louise Bagshawe ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex shares a flat with three glamorous and successful friends--she's got a really bad case of "Venus" envy
Pastures nouveaux by Wendy Holden ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 100 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
The bird table by Jonathan Davies ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barrister Sally Doone carries out a blistering cross examination of a rape suspect Roger Nichols even though she knows he came forward to establish his innocence. Shattered by Sally's courtroom attack, Nichols becomes convinced that he will not get a fair trial and commits suicide. Sally escapes by spending money she does not have and rashly inviting an attractive businessman back to a hotel room, where she is herself raped. But the incident raises questions of culpability which are not as straightforward as they seem
Fair-weather friend by Patricia Scanlan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reading level: 4 [red]
Game over by Adele Parks ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since her father deserted the family home when she was only seven, Cas has led a life awash with cynicism. As she points out, the psychology isn't difficult to figure - to protect herself from being betrayed again, she "dumps before she's damaged." And there are plenty of men queuing up to be dumped - what with her glamorous job and sexy looks. Cas normally has charge of the relationship reins, until she meets Darren
The courtship gift by Julie Parsons ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"David Neale and his wife, Anna, are being watched. When David is found dead under mysterious circumstances, Anna finds herself on her own. Was the death a tragic accident or a premeditated and brutal murder?"--Container
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