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Sastre, Elizabeth

Works: 36 works in 145 publications in 1 language and 5,574 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PR6106.F67, 823.92
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Publications about Elizabeth Sastre
Publications by Elizabeth Sastre
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Sastre
Ballet shoes by Noel Streatfeild( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Determined to make a name for themselves, three adopted sisters living in London train for the ballet and the stage and in the process discover that each has a special talent
The well of lost plots a Thursday Next novel by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Exhausted by her stint as Miss Havisham's apprentice at Jurisfiction, Thursday Next is delighted by a respite in the Character Exchange Program in the Well of Lost Plots, a place filled with linguistic chaos, lousy books, and a murderer
Lost in a good book a Thursday Next novel by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Thursday Next, detective and guardian of literature, jumps through the Prose Portal and enters the classics to rescue bad endings, track and trap evildoers inside Poe's poems, beat the magistrate from Kafka's The Trial at his own game, and train for her next assignment by apprenticing herself to Dickens' Miss Havisham
Dancing shoes by Noel Streatfeild( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
After her mother's death, Rachel and her adopted sister Hilary are taken in by Aunt Cora, who runs a dancing school where Rachel's spoiled cousin Dulcie is the star pupil
Theater shoes by Noel Streatfeild( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
During World War II in England, three motherless children, whose father is reported missing in action, go to live with their grandmother in London and join the members of their talented theatrical family in a school for stage training
Brick lane a novel by Monica Ali( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of two Bangladeshi sisters, one who chooses her destiny by opting for a "love marriage" and one who lets destiny dictate her future when she is married off to an older man and moves with him to a small, claustrophobic London flat
The taste of innocence by Stephanie Laurens( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Admitting that it is finally time for him to marry, Lord Charles Morwellan decides on Sarah Conningham, an acquaintance he has known since childhood, but Sarah is determined to marry for love
Slightly shady by Amanda Quick( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 244 libraries worldwide
When private investigator Tobias March teams up with Lavinia Lake, intrigue and romance become intertwined as they seek a killer before he finds them
Bed rest by Sarah Bilston( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
When Q, a smart ambitions New York lawyer, is confined to her bed during her final three months of pregnancy, she must do everything she can to keep from going crazy
The Eyre affair a novel by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Fforde spins his wildly imaginative crime caper in language every bit as ingenious as the madcap plot; his devilishly clever turns of phrase take the form of verbal puzzles, anagrams, and literary and cinematic in-jokes. Long involved in the movie-making business, Fforde gives a starring role to Thursday Next, a captivating sleuth whose respect for literature matches that of her creator. The essence of Thursday's quest is the capture of Acheron Hades, a wily cad whose dastardly crime is murder of characters from the classics
The truth about love by Stephanie Laurens( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Stephanie Laurens has written her most romantic and powerful novel to date, one that dares tell "The truth about love". Gerrard Debbington, protégé and brother-in-law of Vane Cynster, is part of the charmed Cynster family circle. One of the most eligible gentlemen in the ton, and its foremost artistic lion, there's only one offer he wants to accept--the chance to paint the seldom-seen gardens of reclusive Lord Tregonning's Hellebore Hall. That chance is dangled before Gerrard, but to grasp it he must fulfill Lord Tregonning's demand that he also create a portrait of the man's daughter. Gerrard loathes the idea, but with no alternative, he agrees, only to discover that Jacqueline Tregonning inspires him as no other lady has. But something is horribly wrong at Hellebore Hall and evil reaches out to ensnare Jacqueline, trapping her in a web of insidious whispers that paint her as a double murderess
What price love? by Stephanie Laurens( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A lushly romantic tale of danger, money, and fascination. Dillon Caxton, protege of Demon Cynster, must thwart a scheme threatening the thoroughbred racing world. His involvement stems from his romantic interest in Lady Priscilla, whose brother is embroiled in this deadly swindle
To have and to hold by Jane Green( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Setting aside her dreams of a cottage in the country, a young Englishwoman accepts the proposal of wealthy man-about-town whose indiscretions at work force them to move to America
Dead lie down by Sophie Hannah( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A breathtaking novel of psychological suspense from the author of Little Face and The Wrong MotherFeaturing the return of Sergeant Charlotte "Charlie" Zailer and DC Simon Waterhouse, The Dead Lie Down is another sophisticated, addictive read from the new mistress of the page-turner.Ruth Bussey once did something wrong-horribly wrong-and was nearly destroyed by her punishment. Now, she has tentatively rebuilt her life and unexpectedly found love with a man named Aidan Seed
The wrong mother by Sophie Hannah( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
A chilling exploration of a mother's unspeakable betrayal from the author of Little FaceSally Thorning is watching the news with her husband when she hears an unexpected name--Mark Bretherick. It's a name she shouldn't know, but last year Sally treated herself to a secret vacation--away from her hectic family life--and met a man. After their brief affair, the two planned to never meet again
Leonardo's swans [a novel] by Karen Essex( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
The story of the powerful Este sisters, Beatrice, Duchess of Milan, and Isabella, Marchesa of Mantua, as they compete for the affections of Italy's most influential prince, the Duke of Milan, and for the larger prize, to be immortalized in oil by his court painter and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci. Sexy, inspiring, and intelligent, her story of love, intrigue, and art is truly unforgettable
Kind of cruel [a novel] by Sophie Hannah( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Amber Hewerdine suffers from chronic insomnia. As a last resort, she visits a hypnotherapist, doubtful that anything will really change. Under hypnosis, Amber hears herself saying, 'Kind, cruel, kind of cruel.' The words awaken a vague memory, but she dismisses the whole episode as nonsense. Two hours later, however, Amber is arrested for the brutal murder of a woman she's never heard of, and the only way she can clear her name is by remembering exactly where she's seen those words
Some enchanted evening by Christina Dodd( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, high in the Pyrenees Mountains, there were two happy and prosperous kingdoms. In one kingdom, a son was born and declared the crown prince. In the other kingdom, three daughters were raised in royal splendor. This is the story of one lost princess, Princess Clarice, who flees with her younger sister to Scotland, where they survive by their wits and daring. But just when Clarice begins to believe she's safe at last, she attracts the attention of one of Scotland's most powerful and dangerous men. Robert MacKenzie, the earl of Hepburn, is enchanted by Clarice's dazzling beauty -- and wary of her talent for disguise. For years justice had been his only desire. A war hero, he knows the cruelness of the world and he cares too much for the people of his village to let them be victimized and exploited. But the moment Robert sees Clarice riding into town -- her lush, smiling lips, her copper-colored curls, her warm amber eyes -- he is overcome with emotions that have been deeply buried for far too long. Feeling he must have her at any cost, he invites her to stay with him at his manor house and won't take no for an answer. Now, he has the chance to uncover the nature of her mysterious business in town, and possibly the chance to satisfy his burning desire for her as well. Soon Roberts knows all of Clarice's most guarded secrets, and he uses this knowledge to blackmail her into giving her unwilling aid to his own perilous plan
The house at the end of Hope Street a novel by Menna van Praag( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The house at the end of Hope Street is an enchanted, haunted house unlike any other--a house that finds young women in their time of need and takes them in. Each has 99 nights to use the wisdom bestowed by the house to turn her life around. Through the years it has offered refuge to a roster of women ranging from George Eliot to Beatrix Potter--many of whom have hung around to help newcomers find their way
The sweetest dark by Shana Abé( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Chosen to be a charity student at a boarding school in World War I England, sixteen-year-old Lora discovers her long, latent magical powers just in time to battle an evil bent on decimating the school
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