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White, Gillian 1945-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 222 publications in 4 languages and 5,807 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6073.H4925, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gillian White
Publications by Gillian White
Most widely held works by Gillian White
Unhallowed ground : a novel by Gillian White( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A gothic horror novel on Georgie Jefferson, a British social worker who inherits a cottage from a brother who committed suicide. Nasty things begin happening, chickens are decapitated, an eye appears in a crack in a shed, a doll is burned. By the author of The Beggar Bride
Copycat by Gillian White( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Psykologisk thriller om et venskab mellem to kvinder, som kun den ene kan overleve
Refuge by Gillian White( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and German and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Does true evil exist in the world? Are people really what they seem? Abandoned by each of her children & rsquo;s fathers, Shelley Tremayne & rsquo;s having a tough time raising six kids alone. When she sees a TV newscast about five boys committing a horrible crime and recognizes her eleven-year-old son Joey in the surveillance camera footage, her life becomes infinitely worse. Although Joey swears he only witnessed the incident, the other boys point to him as the instigator, a charge supported by the evidence. But Shelley simply can & rsquo;t accept that her Joey could be responsible for such a heinous act. Shelley and her children can & rsquo;t return to their grubby home, where their neighbors are waiting to express their outrage. Fortunately, good Samaritans John and Eunice Bolton volunteer to shelter the family at their farm, and offer them the help and caring that they & rsquo;ve given to so many others in desperate straits. But who will believe Shelley when she discovers that the Boltons are not as kind as they appear?
Mothertime by Gillian White( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Carolina Townsend comes stumbling home drunk on Christmas Eve, and her 12-year-old daughter Vanessa and the four younger children lock her up in the basement sauna with the threat that they won't release her until she proves herself to be "a proper mother" again
The beggar bride by Gillian White( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 253 libraries worldwide
When beautiful but homeless Ange Harper decides the answer to her problem is a rich husband and sets her sights on Sir Fabian Ormerod, the plan goes well despite the fact that she is already married until the "game turns into a living nightmare."--Jacket
Veil of darkness by Gillian White( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 247 libraries worldwide
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The witch's cradle by Gillian White( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 223 libraries worldwide
En fattig familie får en pludselig berømmelse ved deltagelse i et TV program. En kort tid ser det ud, som om nationen elsker dem. Stemningen vender og mystikken stiger - familiens 3 børn savnes
Rich deceiver by Gillian White( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Money changes everything in this darkly comic tale of romantic revenge When shy, insecure Liverpudlian Ellie Freeman unexpectedly wins more than a million pounds in the football betting pools, she sees it as a way to transform the life of her bitter, frustrated, and, above all, distant husband Malcolm. She hides the news of her win from Malc, and uses the money to invest in a firm that will give her husband a better job than the warehouseman position he currently holds. And, indeed, the new job does make Malc a new man & mdash;a new man who suddenly envisions a life without Ellie. Can Ellie, too, become a new person? Can she become a stronger, more confident woman who is capable of winning her husband back ... and is that even what she wants anymore?
Night visitor by Gillian White( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Fuldstændig troskab er, hvad Rose, der har en tragisk familiebaggrund, kræver af sin mand Michael; da hun får grund til at tvivle på ham, udtænker hun en grusom hævn
The sleeper by Gillian White( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A mystery from the past becomes a terrifying ordeal in the present, and a traditional family Christmas turns into a nightmare. In a wintry seaside resort an old woman goes missing from her residential hotel for the elderly. And in a remote farmhouse not far away, the Moon family gathers for its traditional Christmas. Clover Moon, the farmer's wife, looks forward to the festivities with quiet desperation and dread. She knows that her mother-in-law Violet regards her an an inadequate wife, but when strange accidents start happening she begins to wonder whether Violet could actually be trying to kill her
Dogboy by Gillian White( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Psykologisk thriller
The plague stone by Gillian White( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
When three village women each make a wish on a local artifact, their desires come true in unexpected ways The Plague Stone squats at the center of the seemingly tranquil village of Meadcombe, haunted by legends of black magic. One night, three Meadcombe women each make a wish. Widowed Marian prays for the death of her mother-in-law, an unpleasant woman now suffering from dementia. Teenager Melanie yearns to escape the village and, in particular, her selfish, depressed father and her self-indulgently martyred mother. And social-climbing Sonia needs a loan from her despised father-in-law to save her husband & rsquo;s business and their desperately fragile, nouveau-riche lifestyle. By the next morning, all three women & rsquo;s wishes have come true ... but in a less-than-pleasant fashion. Did chance grant their desires, or are darker forces at work?
Grandfather's footsteps by Gillian White( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
In England, Jessica can't have a baby, so when her secretary accidentally gets pregnant, Jessica arranges she sleep with Jessica's boyfriend, Rudi. Now Rudi thinks he is the father, Jessica nobly suggest they adopt the baby and the secretary is paid off under the table. There's more
Chain reaction by Gillian White( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 87 libraries worldwide
One mistake reverberates through the lives of many, setting off a series of events that no one could have anticipated The connections between seemingly disparate people can run deep, as Gillian White demonstrates in this gripping novel. Her chain of homebuyers, sellers, and occupants includes a frail woman whose best days are behind her, the upper-middle-class Middleton family and their suspicious neighbors, a pop star, and a sliver of the British nobility. When the Middletons & rsquo; son is accused of a dreadful crime, the hidden ties among the characters start to tangle and warp, changing their lives forever. With her trademark wit and verve, White deftly shows the unexpected ways we can affect each other
Nasty habits by Gillian White( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
For three generations the Pilkingtons and their equally rich neighbours have enjoyed their Devon coast summer retreat. Into this idyllic holiday stumbles Desmond; immature, mother's boy, solitary birdwatcher and catalyst. Desmond's discovery reveals long-past sins, misunderstandings and false assumptions, which bring about the final, scandalous, tragedy
The crow biddy by Gillian White( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Molly, middle-aged, newly divorced and overweight meets an old school friend, Erica. Long ago they belonged to a witch-band led by Erica, using drugs, magic and their adolescent dreams to get high and practise dark, unholy rites. Their secrets are buried so deeply that only a major catastrophe could bring them to the surface. A school reunion may be that catastrophe
Nasty habits by Gillian White( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Be sure your sins will find you out ... For three generations of Pilkingtons - and their equally rich neighbours - Tremity Cove on the Devon coast has been the perfect summer home. The middle generation, particularly the successful trio of Pilkington brothers, their wives and mother, have made a hallowed tradition of the summer holiday, giving way to the unbounded freedom of sand dunes and the sea. Then onto the scene - and into a shocking discovery - stumbles Desmond: immature, mother's boy, solitary birdwatcher, catalyst. Desmond's discovery involves the police, and an enforced stay at Tremity Cove uncovers long-past events, sins, misunderstandings and false assumptions, which bring about the final, scandalous, tragedy
Night visitor by Gillian White( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The crow biddy by Gillian White( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Mystery fiction
Selected novels by Gillian White( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
In Unhallowed Ground, widowed London social worker Georgina Georgie Jefferson battles guilt and public disgrace when one of her charges, abused five-year-old Angela Hopkins, is beaten to death. She retreats to Furze Pen, an isolated Devon cottage that once belonged to Stephen, the deceased brother she never knew. In this refuge, she hopes to learn something about Stephen. But the hostility of her neighbors and a series of chilling incidents--including the disappearance of her dog and a stranger lurking around the cottage at night--disturb Georgie's desperate search for peace. As winter closes in, Georgie must discover who or what threatens her most ... the tragedies of her past or a new danger from her tormented present
 
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Alternative Names
White, Gill
White, Gill 1945-
White, Gillian
Languages
English (157)
German (16)
French (5)
Dutch (3)
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