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Nichols, Mary 1931-

Works: 77 works in 442 publications in 5 languages and 7,745 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romances  Domestic fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author, Performer, Singer, Creator
Classifications: PR6064, 823.914
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Publications about Mary Nichols
Publications by Mary Nichols
Most widely held works by Mary Nichols
The summer house by Mary Nichols( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 328 libraries worldwide
1918. Young Lady Helen Barstairs, the dutiful daughter of Lord Hardingham, believes everything her mother and father tell her. So when her parents say she will never find a better husband than Richard, she believes them, and agrees to marry him before his return to the Front
Escape by moonlight by Mary Nichols( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Summer, 1939. The de Lacey family of Nayton Manor believe they are ready for the changes the war will bring. Elizabeth, the eldest daughter, is due to return home from her grandparents' farm in France and is expected to marry the dashing Captain Max Coburn. But when Grandpère suffers a stroke while driving Elizabeth to the station, her future is changed. Instead of returning home to Norfolk, Elizabeth chooses to stay and help her grandparents. Max is also stationed in France - but will this help their courtship, or will the war threaten to separate them for ever? Meanwhile, in the village of Nayton, Lucy Storey dutifully cares for her father the stationmaster, running their home in the little cottage by the railway. Her long hard days are brightened by meetings with the handsome Jack de Lacey, who brings a brief escape from her daily routine. As their friendship grows, can they overcome the class prejudices set in their way, or will the jealous signalman Frank Lambert succeed in destroying their romance? For all at Nayton, war becomes a time of risk and danger, of secrets and betrayal, and of finding love in the most unexpected places
The Kirilov Star by Mary Nichols( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 283 libraries worldwide
November, 1920. Russia may have survived the Revolution, but a brutal civil war still rages. When tragedy strikes, 4-year-old Lydia Kirilov is separated from her aristocratic family. Struck by her plight, a benevolent diplomat brings her to England, where she grows up well-educated, wealthy, and surrounded by a loving family. Yet it is not enough - Lydia yearns to know the truth about her heritage
We'll meet again by Mary Nichols( Book )
8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
1940: London is facing the full wrath of the Blitz. Amid the chaos, Sheila Phipps is orphaned after a devastating air raid claims her family and her home. Evacuated to Buckinghamshire to live with her aunt Constance, Sheila forms an unlikely friendship with Prudence Le Strange, working in the code-breaking unit at Bletchley Park. While their friendship grows stronger, the war subjects Sheila and Prue to fresh tragedies as, one by one, those they love are called away to distant battlefields, only to join the growing ranks of the missing, the captured and the dead. As the war escalates, the two friends find their lives increasingly complicated not only by the secrets of wartime, but by those the conflict begins to dredge up from the past
The girl on the beach by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Julie Monday, raised in a children's home, enjoys a rare moment of happiness when she visits the Essex seaside and meets eleven-year-old Harry Walker. They spend a few hours together, before she must return to the Foundling Hospital, and Harry goes home to his family. Ten years later, they meet again and marry just before the outbreak of the Second World War. It's now 1939 and while Harry is in the Royal Air Force, Julie must face the London Blitz alone with their son. Then, during an air raid, Julie is injured and left with severe memory loss. But when she's given a new identity as Eve Seaton, it proves impossible to completely forget her former life as Julie Monday
The fountain by Mary Nichols( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Melsham, in Norfolk, 1920. Barbara Bosgrove looks forward to the annual Harvest Supper and Ball. There, George Kennett seeks her out for a dance, having had his eye on her since spotting her punting on the Cam with her friend Penny, and Penny's charming brother Simon. George vows to win Barbara's hand in marriage - a woman of her prestige would raise his prospects considerably. And, despite George's serious manner - unlike Simon with his great sense of fun - Barbara agrees to marry him, believing him to be reliable. But marriage to George, with his constant infidelity and his callous and ruthless business plans, wears Barbara down. Meanwhile Simon, who has always loved her, reawakens Barbara's passion and fighting spirit, but at what cost?
A different world by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
"1939. Pilot Jan Grabowski is at the heart of the conflict. His wife, Rulka, sees Poland overcome by the Nazis and joins the Resistance. In Norfolk Louise Fairhurst's war is very different. Evacuated with her class, she acts as mother and teacher and wonders whether she should have stayed in London until a chance meeting with Jan alters her path." --Publisher's description
Lord Portman's troublesome wife by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Homeless and penniless, Rosamund is forced to marry Lord Harry Portman. In return for a comfortable life, she must produce an heir! Harry's attraction to Rosamund is unsettling. It threatens the terms of their convenient marriageand his undercover work bringing criminals to justice! Guilt over his first wife's death tortures Harry. But when Rosamund falls into danger, he has to find the courage to let go of the past and fight for the woman he loves
Winning the war hero's heart by Mary Nichols( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"Recently returned from the battlefields of Waterloo, the last thing wounded war hero Viscount Cavenham anticipates is a conflict in his home town! But that is exactly what Miles gets when he comes up against rebellious campaigner for justice and equality Helen Wayland. At first Miles relished having headstrong, outspoken Helen as his foe, but as they continue to cross swords their animosity turns to attraction. Suddenly Miles finds he no longer wants Helen as his enemy, he'd like to make this unsuitable miss his wife!"-- Publisher description
The captain's mysterious lady by Mary Nichols( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 174 libraries worldwide
"Driven by grief and an implacable thirst for vengeance, Captain James Drymore has one sole purpose in life: to hunt down the men who killed his wife. But when he sees a beautiful young lady in distress James allows himself to become distracted for the first time. Having rescued Amy, James discovers she didn't escape unscathed - she has lost her memory! As the conflicted Captain slowly puts together the complex pieces of his myserious lady's past, James realises he needs to let go of his own. Can he and Amy build a new future - together?"--Publisher description
The viscount's unconventional bride by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 174 libraries worldwide
"Having discovered she was adopted, Louise has fled to her birthplace, hoping to find her family -- but handsome, charming Jonathan stops her in her tracks! His task is simple: escort Louise promptly home. Yet all he wants to do is claim her as his own!"--From publisher description
The earl and the hoyden by Mary Nichols( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Charlotte has never forgotten Roland's rejection of her hand in marriage. And she's not about to forgive - even if Roland, the new Earl, is now ten times as handsome!
The captain's kidnapped beauty by Mary Nichols( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Abducted and taken aboard a merchant ship bound for India, Charlotte Gilpin desperately searches for ways to escape. The heiress certainly doesn't expect rescue from the most unlikely of sources--Captain Alexander Carstairs, a man with whom she has crossed swords in the past. Alex isn't sure what to make of Charlotte's claim to have been kidnapped--he wouldn't put it past this spirited woman to have cooked up the whole thing to avoid her father's matchmaking. But in the confines of the ship this confirmed bachelor unexpectedly finds Charlotte getting under his skin again!
Rags-to-riches bride by Mary Nichols( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Diana must keep her job at Harecrofts but an unwanted marriage proposal from the younger Harecroft son threatens everything ... Richard is suspicious of this girl who has turned his brother's head. He is determined to discover if she is a gold-digger. But the closer he gets, the more he desires her as his bride
The Hemingford scandal by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Jane had broken her engagement to Harry Hemingford and sent him packing after his scandalous behavior. So why was he back now, just when Mr. Allworthy had proposed? Her suitor was undoubtedly a good match, but had she ever really fallen out of love with Harry? Was safety really more important than the joyous happiness she found in Harry's arms? Perhaps Society's opinion should just go hang!
A desirable husband by Mary Nichols( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Lady Esme Vernley's unconventional first meeting with a handsome gentleman in Hyde Park has damned him in the eyes of her family. His departure from protocol, far from offending her, however, just fires Esme's curiosity. Felix, Lord Pendlebury, is taken with this debutante's mischievous smile. But his secret mission for the Duke of Wellington in France could jeopardize any relationship between them--especially when he discovers his past amour has just arrived in town
An unusual bequest by Mary Nichols( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Widowed Lady Charlotte Hobart and her two young daughters have lived comfortably under her father- in-law's roof, but everything changes on his death. The new Lord Hobart fills Easterley Manor with his disreputable friends and treats Charlotte with contempt. With no money, and nowhere to go, she feels suddenly bereft--and not a little frightened. Viscount Stacey Darton wants to protect Charlotte, and to do that he has to pretend to be as bad as the rest of the unwelcome houseguests. It's obvious to Stacey that this tall, elegant lady is no light-skirt but a true gentlewoman. She is also proud, so whatever he does to help her must be done in secret
Scandal at Greystone Manor by Mary Nichols( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Jane Cavenhurst is happy on her own. She really is. But as her hapless sister's wedding to the handsome Mark Wyndham nears, the protective barriers covering her deeply buried secret begin to shatter - for Jane has loved Mark for years. But that's not Jane's only problem! The Cavenhursts are in debt to the villainous Lord Bolsover, and he has his sights firmly set on her! When Mark realizes his true feelings, he knows he shouldn't be the one going to Jane's rescue, but he can't stop himself. In fact, he'll fight Bolsover, the ton and the scandal to win what his heart most desires!
The farmer's daughter by Mary Nichols( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"June, 1944. Since her father's stroke, Jean has been trying to run her parents' small farm almost single-handedly and is in desperate need of help. Karl, a German prisoner of war captured when the Allies invade France in 1944, turns out to be just what she needs. He is polite, hardworking and homesick, but is he more than that? Fraternisation between the prisoners and the local population is forbidden, but as the weeks and months pass, Jean and Karl become closer - much to the dismay of Jean's family and Karl's compatriots. Can their love have a future when it seems every hand is against them?" --
Bachelor duke by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Left orphaned and destitute, Miss Sophie Langford had no choice but to throw herself on the mercy of her mother's family, namely the Duke of Belfont. But, instead of the elderly gentleman she had envisaged, she was confronted by the fifth Duke, James, a most eligible bachelor
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Alternative Names
Nichols, Mary
Nichols, Mary 20. Jh
Nichols-Worrall, Mary
Nichols-Worrall, Mary 20. Jh
Nicholsová, Mary
Worrall, Mary Nichols-
Worrall, Mary Nichols- 20. Jh
English (162)
Polish (10)
German (6)
French (3)
Italian (1)
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