WorldCat Identities

Halligan, Gerri

Works: 52 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 4,159 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Chick lit  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  Horror tales  Love stories  Ghost stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6061.E88, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gerri Halligan
Angels by Marian Keyes( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 351 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 329 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 )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 313 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 191 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
The brightest star in the sky by Marian Keyes( )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 190 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
Rachel's holiday by Marian Keyes( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 180 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 161 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 161 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 154 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 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of a year, each of these women in The Reading Group becomes intertwined, both in the books they read and within each other's lives. Inspired by a shared desire for conversation, a good book and a glass of wine--Clare, Harriet, Nicole, Polly, and Susan undergo startling revelations and transformations despite their differences in background, age and respective dilemmas
The Girl on the cliff by Lucinda Riley( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 127 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
Under the skin by Michel Faber( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 123 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 123 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
Jump! by Jilly Cooper( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 123 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
Secrets of the lighthouse by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 96 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?
Venus envy by Louise Mensch( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 94 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 86 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
A gathering storm by Rachel Hore( Recording )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 82 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
Fair-weather friend by Patricia Scanlan( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 4 [red]
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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Audience level: 0.49 (from 0.27 for The bright ... to 0.75 for Venus envy ...)

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English (110)