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Whitmee, Jeanne

Overview
Works: 55 works in 221 publications in 1 language and 5,004 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Musical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6073.H65, 823.914
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Publications about Jeanne Whitmee
Publications by Jeanne Whitmee
Most widely held works by Jeanne Whitmee
True colours by Jeanne Whitmee( file )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Frances, Sophie and Katie meet again at a school reunion and discover how their lives have changed. Each builds an idealized picture of her life - Katie is a successful fashion designer; Frances has a young son and a wealthy husband; Sophie has a happy marriage and a dream home. They resolve to keep in touch, but gradually each of them discovers that her friends' wonderful lives are far from perfect
Should I forget you by Jeanne Whitmee( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Kathleen Brady is evacuated during World War II and separated from her two stepbrothers and mother. She lives on Magpie Farm with the Spicer family and falls in loves with the enchanting Chris. However, Kathleen is embarrassed about her background and invents a much grander lifestyle in London than she actually had. She eventually hears that her mother has been killed and that she must return to live with her two stepbrothers. Kathy gets caught up in their money laundering and violent antics and afraid and isolated, she eventually manages to escape back to Magpie farm and settle there. However
The wise child by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Artistically talented Danielle is resentful when her mother cannot afford to send her to art school. She loses job after job when her temper gets the better of her. Then, when she discovers that her mother gave birth to her as a surrogate child for a wealthy couple but then could not part with her, she decides to go in search of the parents she should have had. However, Danny is unaware of the convoluted difficulties that preceded her birth
Summer snow by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
The end of the war brings unwelcome changes for Mary Snow. Her husband, Paul, announces his intention of returning to his acting career - but without the encumbrances of a wife and child. Returning to her home town with her daughter, Mary finds picking up the threads of her per-war life a challenge, which is not improved by the old antagonism between herself and her sister
You'll never know by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Hazel, Lillian and Ruby might never have become friends if it hadn't been for the war. Hazel is a young teacher with a guilty secret. Lillian, sole carer to her domineering invalid mother and Ruby, an evacuee waif from the East end of London, abandoned by her feckless mother and left to the mercies of an uncaring and resentful foster family. For each girl life direction. will it lead to happier future? -- Book Jacket
Too late to paint the roses by Jeanne Whitmee( file )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
For Elaine, her first love was all consuming, but when Chris, the love of her life, inherited a large sum of money everything changed. With the help of her friend, Mary, Elaine slowly began to forge a new life and fell in love again, with Ian. When an unexpected face from the past returns to haunt her she is forced to question the future for which she has worked so hard. Can life ever be the same again for Elaine and the people she loves? And, more importantly, has she ever really known the true meaning of love?
To dream again by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
The outbreak of war brings mixed feelings for Judy Truman, and it is a relief to get away from her disastrous marriage. Evacuated with her daughters to Norfolk, her confidence returns, but when her husband comes home on leave, he quickly shatters her new self-belief. A meeting with a young airman teaches Judy that men can be gentle and loving, but life with him seems an inmpossible dream
The thriving thorn by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
When young, beautiful orphan Kathleen Reardon arrives in Boston in 1838 from Ireland, she is ready to begin her new life as a scullery maid, but before long she has a terrible secret to hide
A man like O'Rourke by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Point of no return by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
When Imogen Jameson is injured in a London bomb blast and mistakenly reported as one of the fatalities, she takes the opportunity to escape from a violent marriage by assuming the identity of one of the victims. Imogen knows that her husband, William, only married her for her money. She leaves London to start again, and meets and falls in love with kind and caring Adam Bennett. But unaware that her new identity is that of an ex-con, Imogen has the criminal underworld searching for her, certain that she knows the whereabouts of a fortune in jewels. And William, a successful heart surgeon, doesn't believe that she was killed in the bomb blast - but he's determined to make sure that she STAYS dead...for good
The happy highways by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Although from opposite ends of the social spectrum, Sally and Fiona become firm friends whilst working together in an aircraft factory during the Second World War. After the war ends neither can settle down, and then Fiona has the idea of the pair opening a catering business together. Whilst their new venture gets off to a good start in spite of rationing and transport problems, their personal lives are not so successful
All that I am by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Wishes and dreams by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Laura Nightingale has a happy home but her parents are unsympathetic with her ambition to become an actress. She works hard in a hairdresser's to pay for acting lessons and when the war comes she seizes her chance and joins up with ENSA. Her childhood sweetheart, Peter joins the RAF and is soon reported 'missing believed killed'. Laura is devastated and on the rebound begins a disastrous affair with Max Higham, the director of the troupe she is touring with. When she becomes pregnant and Max rejects her, she is forced to leave ENSA, but feels she cannot return home in disgrace. How Laura ultimately finds happiness makes a moving story
Pride of peacocks by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Thursday's child by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Relative partners by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The lost daughters by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A lobster and a lady by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
King's Walk by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The eagle and the wren by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
 
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