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Hood, Evelyn

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Works: 107 works in 344 publications in 1 language and 8,912 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Love stories  Sagas 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6058.O537, 823.914
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Publications by Evelyn Hood
Most widely held works by Evelyn Hood
Birds in the spring by Evelyn Hood( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Paisley, 1920. In the post-war decade of peace, uncomfortable new conflicts are looming. Women no longer take a back-seat in the business community and one, Fiona MacDowall, has made it clear she intends to inherit her father's furniture emporium. Her half-brother Alex, although born out of wedlock, has other ideas. But it's Alex's wife Rose who objects most. A businesswoman in her own right, she owns Harlequin, the town's grandest and most successful dressmaker's. She is sure Fiona will stop at nothing to get what she wants. And on Fiona's list is a husband and, she suspects, Rose's own business ... For their extended families and the community at large, other troubles are brewing. Irish cabinetmaker Joe McCart, employed by Alex, has recently arrived with his family - and a dark secret. His daughter's friend Rowena is the centre of another mystery - about her parentage. And sisters Caitlin and Mary, who both work at Harlequin, have their eyes on marriage. But there are people in the community who have other ideas about how people should run their lives, their marriages - and their businesses
Voices from the sea by Evelyn Hood( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
In 1865, Eppie Watt is widowed, and left with a young child to support. She finds work as a fish packer and seller, but as the daughter and sister of schoolteachers it's not what she was born to, so she is overjoyed to obtain a post as housekeeper to wealthy widower Alexander Geddes. His daughter Lydia becomes convinced that Eppie has designs on Alexander, and rumours are soon flying, but Eppie is no gold-digger, and Alexander is attracted to Lydia's governess - Eppie's sister Marion. Meanwhile his son Duncan returns home with a stranger who has a mysterious past
Mystery in Prior's Ford by Evelyn Hood( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
"Famous cookery writer Laura Tyler arrives in Prior's Ford determined to become immersed in village life--and the village drama group's forthcoming production of The Importance of Being Earnest offers her the perfect opportunity. It's just a pity that her uptight husband lacks her enthusiasm. But Laura has cause to regret her involvement when murder calls a halt to rehearsals of the play. And for another newcomer to the village, Constable Neil White, the death means that now he must team up with his estranged wife, Sergeant Gloria Frost, to conduct the subsequent investigation."--Jacket
A certain freedom by Evelyn Hood( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Hamilton Forsyth's adult children are left reeling in shock when their father departs for pastures unknown. Left to run the ironmongery shop, Walter seems set to manage the business and marry the suitable Clarissa Pinkerton. Then Walter drops a bombshell on the family - he is going to marry Sarah, the pregnant housemaid. But is it Walter's baby?
Return to Prior's Ford by Evelyn Hood( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
The course of true love never did run smooth, as the Prior's Ford villagers are beginning to discover. The once-failing Tarbethill Farm is facing a happier future thanks to Alison Greenlees but Ewan McNair doesn't see himself as the sort of husband Alison deserves, while at Linn Hall the return of famous actress Meredith Whitelaw is bad news for her daughter Ginny, anxious to catch the eye of the son of the house. And Thatcher's Cottage is now home to Dr. Malcolm Finlay, a retired university academic with a secret ability to turn the hearts and heads of almost all the women in the village
Festival in Prior's Ford by Evelyn Hood( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Things are hopping as summer approaches in Prior's Ford, with Tricia and Derek Borland bringing home a new baby, Ginny's mother planning a lavish wedding despite Ginny's wishes for a quiet village ceremony, and the decision to "pep up" the village's traditional summer festival
Looking after your own by Evelyn Hood( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Paisley 1941: Chloe is the eldest daughter of Julia and Frank McCosh and her evenings are dominated by the dance band her parents run. It is not the music that interests Chloe, but young trumpeter Dennis Morgan. Dennis, however, has other things on his mind. He's busy working for the fire brigade and keeping an eye on his wayward brother Ralph. There is also Dennis's close friendship with the mysterious Lena Fulton which is starting to get the neighbours talking. Then an unexpected guest arrives on Julia McCosh's doorstep - a face from her past she'd hoped she would never see again
Staying on by Evelyn Hood( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
When, after serving in World War II, her grandson Joe Scott refuses to return to Barrneuk, the small farm his family has managed for three generations on the Clyde island of Bute, Celia Scott is furious. Celia kept the farm going after the premature death of her husband and has had to keep running it into her old age, as well as raising her three grandchildren after their mother died and their father, heartbroken, left the island. She and her granddaughter Jenny have had a hard time maintaining it during the war, with a little help from Iain, her oldest grandson. Iain was to have inherited the farm, but after he was crippled in a rail accident in 1939 Joe became the natural successor. Now, his refusal to take on Barrneuk has thrown the family into turmoil, ruining each family member's plans for the future. Celia's first instinct is to let the farm go but Jenny has other ideas and so she must convince Iain that he can take on the inheritance that is rightly his
The shimmer of the herring by Evelyn Hood( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Knowing me by Evelyn Hood( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Rachel Carswell would like a little more excitement in her life, and wonders if she should return to her job as a primary school teacher. Then a phone call changes everything. A death in the family is hard enough to cope with, but to Rachel's shock and amazement she finds she was adopted during the Second World War. She feels compelled to track down her birth mother, and with her teenage daughter Fiona she retraces her family's past, returning to the tenement block where she was born - but searching for the past can have a bad effect on the present
A sparkle of salt by Evelyn Hood( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
When James Lowrie returns to the Scottish fishing village of Buclie at the end of World War 1, it can only reignite the embers of old feuds between him, his brother Innes and their sister Bethany
A procession of one by Evelyn Hood( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Vlak na de Eerste Wereldoorlog staat een jonge vrouw voor de taak het Schotse gezin waartoe zij behoort te onderhouden, hetgeen ten koste gaat van haar eigen geluk
Time and again by Evelyn Hood( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Pebbles on the beach by Evelyn Hood( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The damask days by Evelyn Hood( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Another day by Evelyn Hood( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Fortune's way by Evelyn Hood( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
When the pleasure boat Countess of Eglinton sank on the Paisley canal in 1810, eight-year-old Rowena Lindsay's mother perished and she and her brother Neil were sent to be brought up in the rich household of Fergus and Sarah Bain. It was a life that Rowena hated
The dancing stone by Evelyn Hood( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
A touch of suspicion by Evelyn Hood( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Een jonge vrouw wordt belaagd door een persoon uit haar verleden die ze onbedoeld heeft gekwetst
A handful of happiness by Evelyn Hood( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Houston, Eve

controlled identity James, Louise

controlled identity Webster, Elizabeth A.

James, Louise (1936- ).
Webster, Elizabeth A.
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