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Roberts, Sheila

Overview
Works: 75 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 9,620 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  History  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PS3618.O31625, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Sheila Roberts
Publications by Sheila Roberts
Most widely held works by Sheila Roberts
The nine lives of Christmas by Sheila Roberts( Book )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
After firefighter Zach Stone saves Ambrose from a vicious dog, the cat tries to repay him by moving (uninvited) into his house and fixing his lonely bachelor life. While Zach is buying cat food, he meets Merilee White, a winsome pet store clerk with a fondness for stray cats and big strong men who take them in. Her competition is Zach's no-strings-attached lover, Blair, a haughty cat-hater who insists Zach evict the cat before Christmas
The snow globe by Sheila Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Purchasing an antique snow globe and learning about how it brought comfort to a grieving widower and other owners who saw comforting images while gazing at it, Kiley Gray relates the story to her two skeptical friends before all three women experience miracles during the holiday season
Love in bloom by Sheila Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
"Hope Walker survived early breast cancer at just thirty-years-old, but a mastectomy left her with a lot of scarring -- and some serious fears about dating. Hope owns Changing Seasons, Heart Lake's most popular flower shop. When it comes to love and relationships, she's able to work magic through her expert flower arranging<U+2026>for everyone but herself. Then one day a handsome contractor starts coming into her shop, but Hope knows he'd rather have a whole woman than someone like her. When Hope stakes a plot of ground at Heart Lake's community garden, she finds that a woman can grow all sorts of things there: flowers, herbs, vegetables and even friendship. As she gets to know the two women who share neighboring plots, they discover that they can learn a lot from each other -- not just about gardening, but about life. And Hope realizes that in order to live life to the fullest, sometimes you have to take a chance on love." ... from the publisher's description
On strike for Christmas by Sheila Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
At Christmastime, it seems as though a womans job is never done. This year, Joy and Laura and the rest of their knitting group decides to go on strike. But as Christmas Day approaches, each couple confronts larger issues in their marriage, and discovers that a little holiday magic is exactly what they need to come together
Small change by Sheila Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Rachel, Jessica and Tiffany have major money problems. Tiffany has a mountain of credit card debt about to come crashing down on her. Jessica's husband lost his job, thrusting this longtime stay-at-home mom out into the workforce. And Rachel's divorce has transformed her from an upper-middle-class mom to a strapped-for-cash divorcee. Together, they start a financial support group called The Small Change Club, challenging each other to bring balance back to their checkbooks, and their lives. They are about to learn some very important lessons: that small changes can make a big difference, and that some things in life, like good friends, are truly priceless
Bikini season by Sheila Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
"Bikini Season" deals with that most painful of annual rituals, fitting into one's swimsuit. But it's really about so much more--fitting into one's life. Don't miss this fast, fresh, fun and funny story by a major new talent--Susan Wiggs, author of "Dockside."
The Cottage on Juniper Ridge by Sheila Roberts( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Jen Heath hopes to find the simple life at her rented cottage on Juniper Ridge in Icicle Falls, but she gets into a complicated relationship with her sexy landlord, Garrett Armstrong
The lodge on Holly Road by Sheila Roberts( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Widower James Claussen, widow Olivia Wallace, and single mom Missy Monroe and their families spend Christmas at the lodge in Icicle Falls, Washington, where not everything goes as planned and some receive the most unexpected gifts of all
The tea shop on Lavender Lane by Sheila Roberts( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Former caterer to the stars Bailey Sterling escapes to Icicle Falls after her business is detroyed by scandal, but the future of the tea shop she starts with her sister Cecily is threatened when they both fall for the same man
Dan Jacobson by Sheila Roberts( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 libraries worldwide
A wedding on Primrose Street by Sheila Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
"There's nothing like a wedding! The joy, the fun, the memories--the stress. As a wedding planner, Anne Richardson has seen mothers of the bride turn into Momzillas, and she's determined not to do that when it's her daughter's turn to get married. But once Laney gets engaged, all bets are off. Anne becomes obsessed with giving Laney the perfect wedding she herself never had. And that wedding needs to be held in Icicle Falls at Primrose Haus, the perfect setting. Roberta Gilbert, owner of Primrose Haus, has been hosting events at her charming Victorian for thirty years. She's an expert on weddings, but not on mother-daughter relations. When her daughter, Daphne, comes home and decides to help with the business, the receptions become truly memorable--and not in a good way. Then there's the added complication of Roberta's gardener, who seems more interested in Daphne than he is in planting primroses... Tying the knot is a business that has everyone tied up in knots!" --
The nine lives of Christmas by Sheila Roberts( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
After firefighter Zach Stone saves Ambrose from a vicious dog, the cat tries to repay him by moving (uninvited) into his house and fixing his lonely bachelor life. While Zach is buying cat food, he meets Merilee White, a winsome pet store clerk with a fondness for stray cats and big strong men who take them in. Her competition is Zach's no-strings-attached lover, Blair, a haughty cat-hater who insists Zach evict the cat before Christmas
Johannesburg requiem : a novel by Sheila Roberts( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Outside life's feast : short stories by Sheila Roberts( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Still the frame holds : essays on women poets and writers ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
He's my brother : a novel by Sheila Roberts( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 libraries worldwide
What she wants by Sheila Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Templar and his poker buddies cannot figure it out. Take Jonathan, for instance. He has been in love with Lissa Castle since they were kids but, geek that he is, she's never seen him as her Mr. Perfect. He has one last shot, their high school reunion. Kyle Long is equally discouraged. The pretty receptionist at his office keeps passing him over for other guys who may be taller but are definitely not superior. And Adam Edwards might be the most successful of Jonathan's friends, but he isn't having any success on the home front. His wife's kicked him out. When Jonathan stumbles on a romance novel at the Icicle Falls library sale, he knows he's found the love expert he's been seeking, Vanessa Valentine, top-selling romance author. At first his buddies laugh at him for reading romance novels, but soon they, too, realize that these stories are the world's best textbooks on love. Poker night becomes book club night and when all is read and done, they're going to be the kind of men women want
Christmas on Candy Cane Lane by Sheila Roberts( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Icicle Falls is the place to be at Christmas... Everyone's getting ready for Christmas in Icicle Falls, especially on Candy Cane Lane, where holiday decorating is taken very seriously. Tilda Morrison, town cop, is looking forward to celebrating Christmas in her first house...until she discovers that she's expected to 'keep up' with the neighbors, including Maddy Donaldson, the inspiration behind the whole extravaganza. But this year, someone's destroying Maddie's precious candy canes! Thank goodness for the cop in their neighborhood. Tilda already has her hands full trying to sort out her love life and fix up her fixer-upper. Oh, and won't it be fun to have the family over for Christmas dinner? Not really... Then there's her neighbor, Ivy Bohn. As a newly single mom, Ivy can sum up the holiday in two words: bah, humbug. But she's determined to give her kids a perfect Christmas. Despite family disasters, irritating ex-husbands and kitchen catastrophes, these three women are going to find out that Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year!"--Page [4] of cover
This time of year and other stories by Sheila Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare in Vancouver, 1889-1918 by Sheila Roberts( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
 
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English (104)
German (6)
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