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Stirling, Jessica

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Works: 157 works in 535 publications in 2 languages and 30,311 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PR6069.T497, 823.914
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Publications about Jessica Stirling
Publications by Jessica Stirling
Most widely held works about Jessica Stirling
 
Most widely held works by Jessica Stirling
Shadows on the shore by Jessica Stirling( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
In 1802 in Britain, a man returns to the woman he abandoned 13 years earlier, now that she is rich. They resume their romance, he plotting to gain possession of her estate, she plotting revenge for what he did to her
The penny wedding by Jessica Stirling( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
When the 1930s depression hits Glasgow, working-class girl Alison Burnside faces a dilemma, abandon her medical studies to care for her younger brothers and her widowed and unemployed father, or carry on? The grandmother says duty to family comes first, get a job, but the father says pursue glory
Lantern for the dark by Jessica Stirling( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,275 libraries worldwide
A Dickensian novel of life in eighteenth-century Scotland chronicles the ordeal of a young mother on trial for murdering her her own son. By the author of The Asking Price
The workhouse girl by Jessica Stirling( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
In 19th century Scotland, two sisters, Cassie and Pippa, vie for the love of Richard Montague, a fiery preacher newly arrived in a small town. Cassie wins the contest and becomes his wife, only to regret it as Montague begins abusing her, involves her in fraud and has an affair with Pippa
The island wife by Jessica Stirling( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
A shepherd's arrival disrupts life on an island in 19th century Scotland. The sheep he brings deprive a farmer of grazing land for his cattle and the farmer's two daughters fall in love with him. As if that were not enough the shepherd is a Papist, anathema to Protestants
Treasures on earth by Jessica Stirling( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
On a wild November night, Highlander Gaddy Patterson stumbles on a dead girl and her abandoned baby in a sheep hut. To save the bairn from the poorhouse, Gaddy struggles to provide for herself and her adopted daughter
The marrying kind by Jessica Stirling( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
Love, infidelity and independent women in 1930s Glasgow. The central figure is working-class girl Alison Burnside, studying medicine thanks to the financial support of her boyfriend, Jim. But Jim is in a sanatorium and handsome Declan beckons. By the author of Shadows on the Shore
The asking price by Jessica Stirling( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
The sequel to the author's The Good Provider, this novel follows Kirsty and Craig Nicholson deeper into the mean streets of late-Victorian Glasgow
Sisters three by Jessica Stirling( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
As the 1930s draw to a close and war threatens, Polly lives in luxury as the wife of Dominic Manone but, bored by her overprotective husband, finds distraction in a dangerous affair
The wind from the hills by Jessica Stirling( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 964 libraries worldwide
The lives of sisters Biddy and Innis change as their home in the Hebrides changes as well
The good provider by Jessica Stirling( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Romance in Glasgow at the turn of the century
The piper's tune by Jessica Stirling( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 950 libraries worldwide
In 1900 Glasgow, Eighteen-year-old Lindsay Franklin must balance her growing interest in the family ship-buliding business with the attentions of several suitors, including her Irish cousin Forbes
Creature comforts by Jessica Stirling( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Story of Elspeth and Anna which began in Treasures on Earth
The strawberry season by Jessica Stirling( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 libraries worldwide
The arrival of Fay Ludlow, alone and pregnant, sparks a change in the remote Scottish island shared by sisters Biddy and Innis
Hearts of gold by Jessica Stirling( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: "Treasures on Earth," and "Creature Comforts." Elspath and Anna both find themselves seeking refuge as servants from their marriages and their husbands. Each has an infant to care for in the early 1800s in Scotland
The wise child by Jessica Stirling( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Kristy and Craig commit themselves to a new, uncertain beginning for themselves and their marriage in turn-of -the-century Glasgow, Scotland
Shamrock green by Jessica Stirling( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Innkeepers Sylvie and Gowry McCulloch struggle with the arrival of the disruptive and handsome Francis Hagarty, numerous Irish nationalists, and the war in Europe, in a novel set in Dublin during World I
The dark pasture by Jessica Stirling( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
The series follows the 19th century Scotland struggles of Mirrin Stalker and her family during the years of a terrible mining disaster
The blue evening gone by Jessica Stirling( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Her brother Ritchie has made is own career in the art world, specialising in the forgery branch of the trade, and the older brother Maury, now a wealthy builder, is still a batchelor
Wives at war by Jessica Stirling( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
With her husband in the army, mother of four, Babs sends three of her darlings to the country and goes back to work long hours in an office. Her comfortable routine is disrupted, however, when a charming American news photographer insinuates himself into her life, an American who may not be all that he seems
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Rae, Hugh C.

Coghlan, Margaret M., 1920-
Coghlan, Peggy
Stirling, J.
Languages
English (209)
German (5)
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