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Mendes, Valerie

Works: 5 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 864 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6113.E54, 823.914
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Publications about Valerie Mendes
Publications by Valerie Mendes
Most widely held works by Valerie Mendes
Larkswood by Valerie Mendes( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Larkswood House is home to the Hamilton children - Edward, Cynthia and Harriet - who enjoy the freedom and excitement of privilege. But in the glorious summer of 1896, with absent parents and a departed governess, disaster strikes the family, leaving it cruelly divided. More than forty years later, on the eve of the Second World War, Louisa Hamilton, newly presented at court but struck down with glandular fever, is sent to Larkswood to recuperate. There, for the first time, she meets her grandfather, Edward, home after decades in India. But as Louisa begins to fall under the spell of Larkswood, she realises it holds the key to the mystery that shattered her family two generations before. Will she find the courage to unravel the dark secrets of the past? And can Larkswood ever become home to happiness again?
Look at me, Grandma! by Valerie Mendes( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
A visit from his grandmother and dreams of a great-uncle he never knew help prepare Jamie for his role as big brother to the new baby who is about to arrive from the hospital
Girl in the attic by Valerie Mendes( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Nathan is furious when his father leaves her and his mother for another woman - His world is further turned upside down when his mother tells him that they are moving to Cornwall for good
The drowning by Valerie Mendes( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
All sixteen-year-old Jenna wants to do is dance, but a tragic accident puts her grief-sticken life on hold
Lost and found by Valerie Mendes( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"Daniel is completely alone in the world?until he meets bright, beautiful Jade and her little brother, Finn. Could they offer a new beginning? But someone is after Finn: a figure from the past. A figure who holds the key to a secret that could threaten the child's future?and destroy Jade and Daniel's new-found love & A gripping mystery that will keep readers riveted to the end."--Publisher's description
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