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Nichols, Mary 1931-

Works: 84 works in 384 publications in 3 languages and 7,424 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Love stories  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6064.I246, 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 )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 364 libraries worldwide
The Great War; 1918. Young Lady Helen, daughter of Lord Hardingham, is persuaded to marry Richard. But her soldier husband returns to the front leaving Helen to wonder just who it is she's married. Then Oliver Donovan enters her life and she's in love for the first time. Oliver returns to his regiment - and is never seen again. When Helen is left with his child the baby is taken from her and given away for adoption. Over twenty years pass; a second war is ravaging Europe, and Laura, Helen's daughter, is also caught in a tragic love affair and left expecting a baby. Gradually the truth about her parentage is revealed, old wounds are healed and, with Helen's support, Laura learns to fall in love again
The Kirilov Star by Mary Nichols( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 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 family. Struck by her plight, a benevolent diplomat brings her to England. Years later, she accepts an invitation to visit Russia with a mysterious man
The girl on the beach by Mary Nichols( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 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
Lord Portman's troublesome wife by Mary Nichols( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 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 marriage-and 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
Escape by moonlight by Mary Nichols( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
1939. Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of the de Lacey family, is due to return home to Nayton Manor from her grandparents' farm in France, and is expected to marry the dashing Captain Max Coburn. But when GRANDPERE suffers a stroke, Elizabeth decides to stay and help her grandparents. Max is also stationed in France - but will this help their courtship or will war separate them forever? Meanwhile, in the village of Nayton, Lucy Storey dutifully cares for her father the stationmaster. Her long hard days are brightened by meetings with the handsome Jack de Lacey. 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?
The earl and the hoyden by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 238 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 mysterious lady by Mary Nichols( Book )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 231 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 fountain by Mary Nichols( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 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?
The viscount's unconventional bride by Mary Nichols( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 221 libraries worldwide
As a member of the renowned Piccadilly Gentlemen's Club, Jonathan Leinster has been instructed to ensure the return of a runaway. Louise Vail has fled to her birthplace, hoping to find her family-but handsome Jonathan stops her in her tracks!Jonathan's task is simple: escort the spirited miss promptly home. Then he learns Louise can use a sword, play whist and has the courage of a lion! Now, Jonathan finds himself embroiled in her search-wanting to claim her as his own!
A desirable husband by Mary Nichols( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 196 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. But his departure from protocol, far from offending Esme, has simply fired her curiosity!Felix, Lord Pendlebury, is taken with this debutante's mischievous smile. But his secret mission for the Duke of Wellington in France could jeopardise any relationship between them - especially when he discovers his past amour has just arrived in town
Bachelor duke by Mary Nichols( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 194 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
Winning the war hero's heart by Mary Nichols( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 186 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 relishes 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!
The Hemingford scandal by Mary Nichols( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 185 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!
Rags-to-riches bride by Mary Nichols( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 184 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
An unusual bequest by Mary Nichols( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 178 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
The captain's kidnapped beauty by Mary Nichols( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 174 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
Working man, society bride by Mary Nichols( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Well over six feet tall, with broad, broad shoulders, he was the best-looking man Lady Lucinda Vernley had ever seen -- and the most insufferably rude! With her family expecting her to make a good marriage according to her station, how could she possibly be fantasizing about a man she had seen working on her father's estate? It was tempting, though, to dream of a world where there were no social boundaries or rules. Myles Moorcroft didn't dress the gentleman, but by his manner there was something about him that had Lucy well and truly attracted and intrigued
The incomparable countess by Mary Nichols( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
"For one long, hot summer Frances and Marcus had meant everything to each other. And then he betrayed her by marrying someone else. At seventeen, Frances had possessed an inner fire, a joy of life. Now, years later, Marcus, Duke of Loscoe, is confounded by the ice-cold society hostess she has become. Having learned how to suppress her youthful dreams and desires, Frances, Countess of Carringham, can't deny she's pained to hear that Marcus is looking for a new wife to care for his motherless child. Nor can she disguise that she is still susceptible to his charm..."--Cover verso
Dear rebel by Mary Nichols( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Lord Carthorne was more concerned to protect his property than to take sides in the escalating war between Charles I and his Parliament. So he used the childhood betrothal between his daughter Alys and Cromwell's captain, to get out of trouble
Marrying Miss Hemingford by Mary Nichols( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
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