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Johnston, Velda

Overview
Works: 96 works in 363 publications in 4 languages and 29,456 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.O394,
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Publications about Velda Johnston
Publications by Velda Johnston
Publications by Velda Johnston, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Velda Johnston
Shadow behind the curtain by Velda Johnston( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,240 libraries worldwide
Deborah opposes the acting chief of police in her efforts to reopen a twenty-year-old murder case to clear her father's name, and stirs up a secret, violent enemy
Voice in the night by Velda Johnston( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
The ringing phone awakens Carla. Alarmed, she hears her dead husband's voice saying, "Come back to me. I need you."
The crystal cat by Velda Johnston( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
Though she is warned to leave her hometown, Linda Nordeen must stay and face the past that the town of Wessex has given her, despite the destruction of her marriage and the memory of her mother's murder in that New England village
The house on Bostwick Square : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
After the suspicious death of her husband Richard, who had been paid by his rich London parents to stay out of England, Laura Harmon Parrington travels to 1880s London with her six-year-old daughter, Lily, to seek the help of her in-laws
The stone maiden by Velda Johnston( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
A woman searching for the parents who abandoned her as an infant uncovers a sinister secret
The other Karen by Velda Johnston( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
An aspiring actress is hired as a companion by the Andexters, who ask her to impersonate Karen Andexter to her aged grandmother. Her growing conviction that their motives are not honest causes her to go in search of the vanished real Karen
Masquerade in Venice : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and German and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
In 1880, Sara Randall flees to her grandmother's ancestral home in Venice where events lead the police to suspect her of murder
The Etruscan smile : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
In search of her artist sister, Samantha flies to Italy to the centuries-old farmhouse her sister has been renting. A story of love, murder, and evil follows
Flight to yesterday by Velda Johnston( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Wrongfully jailed for her dead exlover's murder, Sara escapes from prison. She now has a chance to find the real murderer and find lasting freedom
Fatal affair : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
An inheritance brings Betty and Jenny Carr to New York, where mystery and romance ensue
The girl on the beach : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
On a small island off North Carolina's coast, Kate Killigrew helps Martin Donnerly, an innocent paroled felon, find the real murderer of his promiscuous wife Donna Sue
The people from the sea by Velda Johnston( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Expecting to spend a peaceful summer in a rented old farmhouse, Diana Garson unexpectedly becomes involved in evil and horror when she encounters the people from the sea
A room with dark mirrors : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Wanger, a young stewardess, is torn between doubting her own sanity and believing that a group of strangers has chosen her to be the victim of a senseless plot
The underground stream by Velda Johnston( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Gail Loring grows obsessed with the history of an old house in the whaling village of Hampton Harbor and learns the story of the Monster of Monroe Street
The fateful summer by Velda Johnston( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and German and held by 983 libraries worldwide
In 1910, Emma writes of her beautiful girlhood friend, Amanda, whose life is changed by an act of violence
The late Mrs. Fonsell : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
The fear of public disgrace drives beautiful Irene Haverley to accept the cold hospitality of the Fonsell Family
The silver dolphin by Velda Johnston( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and French and held by 933 libraries worldwide
In a Long Island whaling village early in the nineteenth century, Fiona MacWain becomes involved with strange adventures and sudden, mysterious deaths
A presence in an empty room by Velda Johnston( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Contemporary gothic novel in which the presence of Martin's first wife makes herself known to young Susan Hapgood, Martin's second wife
I came to the highlands; a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Set in Scotland during the tumultuous years after Bonnie Prince Charlie's defeat in 1746, this is the story of a girl alone among hostile strangers
The Frenchman : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )
11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Joan escorts the President's widow to France, where they met Paul, a French courier. What they did not know was that Paul had been ordered to kidnap the widow
 
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Alternative Names
Velda Johnston American writer
Languages
English (156)
German (8)
French (3)
Danish (1)
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