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Whitmee, Jeanne

Overview
Works: 50 works in 208 publications in 1 language and 6,062 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Love stories  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 )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 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 lifeKatie 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. Katie is working in a small boutique and still struggling for success; Fran's marriage to a controlling man is deeply unhappy, and Sophie is on the point of bankruptcy and divorce. But old friendships die hard and each of them learns to pocket her pride and reach out for the help and support of her friends. Truths about past and present are unearthed, confessions made and through it all new and lasting friendships are forged
Should I forget you by Jeanne Whitmee( file )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 309 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 brothers track her down and Kathy must confront them as well as her ever growing feelings for Chris. But will they reveal the lies she spread about her family's prosperity and her role in their dirty dealings? And will it ruin her chances with Chris forever?
Summer snow by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 284 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
The thriving thorn by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 266 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
The happy highways by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 254 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. Fiona, whose fiance died during the war, is sure she can never love again. Meanwhile, cockney Sally falls for Fiona's RAF pilot brother who she feels is socially superior. But secrets lie uncovered in both Fiona and Sally's pasts that will shape their own futures and the lives of those they love
The wise child by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 254 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
A man like O'Rourke by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 libraries worldwide
All that I am by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Point of no return by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 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
Pride of peacocks by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
You'll never know by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 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 is the sole carer to her domineering invalid mother and Ruby is 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. The three find pleasure and support in one another's friendship. For the three girls the final years of the war bring new, undreamed of experiences, friendship and, for Hazel and Lillian, true love. For each girl, life changes direction. Will it lead to a happier future?
Wishes and dreams by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 235 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
Thursday's child by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
King's Walk by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Relative partners by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A lobster and a lady by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
The lost daughters by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Oranges and lemons by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The eagle and the wren by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Belladonna by Jeanne Whitmee( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
 
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