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Bentinck, Anna

Overview
Works: 66 works in 350 publications in 1 language and 9,083 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  War fiction  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PS3552.R2147, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anna Bentinck
Cavendon Hall : a novel by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Recording )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping, multi-generational saga set on the eve of WWI. Two entwined families: the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns, who serve them. Cavendon Hall is a grand imposing house nestled in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. But the year is 1913, and soon life as the two families of Cavendon Hall know it - Royal Ascot, supper dances, grouse season feasts - is about to change irrevocably
One day by David Nicholls( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over twenty years, snapshots of an unlikely relationship are revealed on the same day--July 15th--of each year. Dex Mayhew and Em Morley face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself. Soon to be a major motion picture from Focus Features/ Random House Films
The bone clocks : a novel by David Mitchell( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands exactly what sort of asylum the woman was seeking. The Bone Clocks follows Holly's life - not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air and brief lapses in the laws of reality
The Cavendon women : a novel by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Recording )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Inghams' and the Swanns' journey from a family weekend in the summer of 1926 through to the devastation of the Wall Street crash of 1929. It all begins on a summer weekend in July of 1926 when, for the first time in years, the earl has planned a family weekend. As the family members come together, secrets, problems, joys, and sorrows are revealed
The Cavendon luck : a novel by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavendon luck picks up nine years after Cavendon women, in July of 1938. Cecily and Miles, with the help of the whole family, have brought the family and the estate back from the brink of disaster. Now, with the arrival of World War II, Cavendon Hall will face its biggest challenge yet. Intrigue, romance, sorrow, and joy fill this epic saga as the Ingham and Swanns protect each other and the villagers and reveal their true capacity for survival and rebirth
Me before you by Jojo Moyes( Recording )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life, and has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will is acerbic, moody, and bossy. But Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected
Behind her eyes : a novel by Sarah Pinborough( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar ... who says the kiss was a terrible mistake, but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise. And then Louise bumps into Adele, who's new to town and in need of a friend. But she also just happens to be married to David. David and Adele look like the picture-perfect husband and wife. But then why is David so controlling? And why is Adele so scared of him? As Louise is drawn into David and Adele's orbit, she uncovers more puzzling questions than answers. The only thing that is crystal clear is that something in this marriage is very, very wrong. But Louise can't guess how wrong-- and how far a person might go to protect their marriage's secrets. In Behind Her Eyes, Sarah Pinborough has written a novel that takes the modern day love triangle and not only turns it on its head, but completely reinvents it in a way that will leave readers reeling
Me before you by Jojo Moyes( Recording )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose. Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life--big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel--and now he's pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy--but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living. A love story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common--a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart? "--
Mrs. Sinclair's suitcase : a novel by Louise Walters( Recording )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberta, a lonely thirty-four-year-old bibliophile, works at The Old and New Bookshop in England. When she finds a letter inside her centenarian grandmother's battered old suitcase that hints at a dark secret, her understanding of her family's history is completely upturned. Running alongside Roberta's narrative is that of her grandmother, Dorothy, as a forty-year-old childless woman desperate for motherhood during the early years of World War II. After a chance encounter with a Polish war pilot, Dorothy believes she's finally found happiness, but must instead make an unthinkable decision whose consequences forever change the framework of her family. The parallel stories of Roberta and Dorothy unravel over the course of eighty years as they both make their own ways through secrets, lies, sacrifices, and love
The wicked girls : a novel by Alex Marwood( Recording )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fateful summer morning in 1986, two eleven-year-old girls meet for the first time. By the end of the day, they will both be charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of sickening attacks on young female tourists in a seaside vacation town when her investigation leads her to interview carnival cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it's the first time they've seen each other since that dark day so many years ago. Now with new, vastly different lives-and unknowing families to protect-will they really be able to keep their wicked secret hidden? Gripping and fast-paced, with an ending that will stay with you long after you've read it, The Wicked Girls will appeal to fans of the Academy Award-nominated film Heavenly Creatures and the novels of Rosamund Lupton and Chevy Stevens
The undertow : a novel by Jo Baker( Recording )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about four generations of a British family--their secrets, their loves and losses, dreams and heartbreaks--captured in a series of individual moments that span the years from World War I, to World War II, to the 1960s, and up to the present
The hunger trace by Edward Hogan( )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the sudden death of David Bryant, the charismatic owner of a Derbyshire parkland, three people are left to mourn him in very different ways. Maggie, David's young widow; Louisa, who has harboured an infatuation with Dabid since her youth; and Christopher, David's eccentric teenage son from an earlier marriage
Life begins by Amanda Brookfield( )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If life begins at forty, then Charlotte Turner's life is not off to the best of starts. On top of a recent divorce and trouble with her twelve-year-old son, the husband of her closest friend has just started to show a bit too much interest in her as a newly-single woman. But only when Charlotte has faced up to some uncomfortable truths about her past can she finally shed the unhappy skin she's been so comfortable in and open up her life and her heart to all the promise and possibility that her future holds"--Publisher's website
The garden of evening mists by Twan Eng Tan( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, Yun Ling, the only survivor of a Japanese war camp, seeks shelter with Aritomo, the owner of the only Japanese garden in Malaya. As the months pass, Aritomo and Yun Ling open to each other, revealing life-altering secrets
Five children and it by E Nesbit( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with wit and humour, Nesbit's 1902 fantasy tells the adventure of 5 siblings sent to spend the summer with their uncle. One day, when the children wander from the strange house by the sea to play in old gravel pits, they uncover "It", a prehistoric Sand-fairy. Psammead (pronounced Sammyadd) was an odd-looking creature with eyes on long horns which, like those of a snail, moved in and out like telescopes; ears like that of a bat; its tubby body shaped like a spider's, covered with thick soft fur; and at the base of its furry arms and legs were hands and feet resembling a monkey's. The unusual Sand-fairy grants the children one wish a day, each lasting until sunset. Though wishes can come true, they are not always as pleasant as they might seem, which the children soon discover
The secret language of stones by M. J Rose( )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War I rages and the Romanov dynasty reaches its sudden, brutal end, a young jewelry maker discovers love, passion, and her own healing powers
The case of the stolen sixpence by Holly Webb( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maisie's big chance to prove herself finally arrives when crime strikes her Victorian London neighborhood. While the grown-ups turn a blind eye to the whodunit and justice goes unserved, Maisie and her canine sidekick, Eddie, search the streets for clues to crack the case
Unfinished portrait by Anthea Fraser( Recording )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rona Parish is commissioned to write a biography of artist Elspeth Wilding, who disappeared months earlier, by the artist's concerned sister, Rona discovers that Wilding's closest friend committed suicide shortly after having an argument with her
The secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book in the Laetitia Rodd mystery series brings nineteenth century society vividly to life and illuminates the effect of Victorian morality on women's lives
What you left behind by Samantha Hayes( Recording )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate for a vacation, Detective Inspector Lorraine Fisher has just come to Warwickshire for a stay with her sister, Jo, but the atmosphere of the country house is unusually tense. Freddie, Jo's son, seems troubled and uncommunicative. After yet another young man takes his life, Freddie disappears and Lorraine knows there must be something dark around town that links the suicides. Finding answers should help her find Freddie, but they'll also lead to a shocking truth
 
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