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Shaw, Rebecca 1931-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 437 publications in 2 languages and 13,052 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Pastoral fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6069.H388, 823.914
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A country affair by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
The first in a series of enchanting novels set in a veterinary practice on the outskirts of a Yorkshire, England, town introduces Kate, the receptionist in a busy veterinary practice; Scott, the flirty Australian vet; her faithful boyfriend, Adam; and the entertaining animal patients
Country wives by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Newcomer Daniel Brown creates a few enemies with his gruff manner among the staff and clients at the Barleybridge Veterinary Hospital, but receptionist Kate Howard suspects that something may have happened to Dan in his past
Country lovers by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
The lively Barleybridge Veterinary Hospital is bustling with energy. Everyone is working hard to make sure that disruptive and sick animals in the surgery and on the farms are treated. But at the same time some of them are coping with crises in their personal lives. Kate is worrying about her exam results and hoping she can get into Veterinary College. Dan's wife's baby is due any moment. Letty is worried that she may be terminally ill but is afraid to tell anyone. Joy finds that she is still in love with Mungo, a fact that finally compels her husband Duncan to leave home. Rhodri is deeply in love with Megan, a local farmer's daughter, but she can't marry him because she is committed to caring for her elderly father
The new rector by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
"The new rector of Turnham Malpas is young, vigorous, and very handsome. And, as Peter Harris encounters his flock, he discovers there is more to village life that he had anticipated."
A village deception by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Passions run high in Turnham Malpas as one man finds love - and another tragedy. When Harry Dickenson arrives in Turnham Malpas, the warm welcome he receives convinces him to stay. Handsome and charming, Harry quickly earns his place in rural life. But despite his outward friendliness, Harry is a troubled man, hiding memories of a tragic past from which he is desperate to escape. Just as Harry finds some measure of peace, he encounters the one woman in the village likely to turn any man's head
A village feud by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 libraries worldwide
With the Rector Peter Harris and his family back from Africa, the villagers of Turnham Malpas are relieved - everything is back to normal. But Peter decides that he should fulfil his promise of working in Africa for a year and returns, leaving behind a troubled family. Caroline's emails to Peter hide the fact that their experiences in Africa have traumatised the twins, Beth and Alex. The villagers miss Peter's guidance, and there are the troublesome newcomers, Jenny and Andy, to worry about. Meanwhile, Jimbo's store is in danger of closure. And Beth, unsettled after her African experiences, faces more challenges at home. Everyone relies on Peter's return to restore equilibrium to the village. But will he make it back before things get out of hand?
Whispers in the village by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
When the rector, Peter, and his wife Caroline, decide to go to Africa for a year to work in a mission, they take their twins with them. The village inhabitants whose lives revolve around the church and this family are bereft. They don't immediately take to the woman locum, Anna, who has modern ideas. A story that is a micture of mixing pathos with humour
The village newcomers by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Ford and Mercedes Barclay have decided to spend their twilight years in the lovely village of Turnham Malpas--but will these two newcomers by made welcome?
Country passions by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 libraries worldwide
It is a shock to the staff at the Barleybridge Animal Hospital when Dan, one of the farm vets, is seriously injured in a car accident. It is even more of a shock when Scott Spencer, back from Australia, steps in to cover for him. Joy, the Practice manager, remembers the hearts he broke when he last worked at the Practice - and his abrupt departure. She refuses to agree to this appointment and leaves immediately. Scott slips seamlessly into the Practice routine, not guessing that secrets are about to be revealed which will turn his life upside down. Once again, the animals and their owners are as much a part of the story as the members of the Practice
Talk of the village by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Danish and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Præsteparret Peter og Caroline Harris er blevet forældre til tvillinger af lidt speciel herkomst, og omkring dem leves livet i landsbyen Turnham Malpas med snak og sladder og intriger, men også med lykke og varme
A village dilemma by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 libraries worldwide
The villagers of Turnham Malpas are celebrating their annual Stocks Day when an unwelcome visitor arrives. Bryn Fields, one-time licensee of the Royal Oak, fled the village four years ago under the worst possible circumstances. The villagers are determined to find out why he is back--and are not at all happy to discover that he plans to use the village as a key attraction for visiting Americans
Intrigue in the village by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
There is a mystery surrounding the invitation by Craddock Fitch to the Big House. It is billed as a celebration of his business but as everyone in the village is invited it must be something more exciting. When they are all assembled they find that it is a lavish wedding reception for two very surprising people
A village in jeopardy by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The villagers of Turnham Malpas are in for a shock. With Sir Ralph now dead, his fortune and title go to a newcomer. It swiftly becomes clear that Johnny Templeton could not be more different to his well-loved predecessor. Johnny soon finds himself in conflict with long-standing members of Turnham Malpas - particularly Craddock Fitch who is determined to obstruct Johnny's plan to buy back the Templeton estate. Meanwhile, there are two other villagers in crises, but theirs is a much more private issue. Marcus and Alice March have longed for a child for years. But when Alice finally becomes pregnant, there are those in the village who harbour doubts about the child's progeny, knowing how close Alice has grown to Johnny. As gossip begins to circulate the village, Alice must make the most difficult of decisions - whether to follow her heart or her morals
Love in the country by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
"Seb is to find that his expertise with animals and their owners leads to a friendship with the upper class Jilly and rather more than that with Maggie, whose family own the alpacas. But when a surprise meeting in the Practice turns his head and touches his heart, he knows that these dalliances are nothing but youthful romps."
Trouble in the village by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Caroline is deeply worried about her husband, Peter's disappearance. The Rector's absence has an even greater effect on the people of the village, whose entire way of life is in jeopardy
One hot country summer by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Village matters by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Times are changing in Turnham Malpas. Wealthy, brash Craddock Fitch up at the Big House seems determined to make his mark on the village, and the village is equally determined to stop him
The village green affair by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
A mysterious visitor has arrived in Turnham Malpas. Titus Bellamy seems to have discovered a medieval charter, which grants the right to hold a market on their village green. If so, the villagers want to know if he can be stopped. Meanwhile, to celebrate twenty-five years of happy marriage, Neville Neal, the local accountant, decides to throw a lavish party. However, Liz his wife has a different view of their marriage. The anniversary party and the market on the green mark both the beginning and end of two quite different relationships. Can it be the fault of Titus Bellamy? The ancient village green, centre of Turnham Malpas life for many centuries, has never before witnessed anything like the events of this short passionate summer
Village fortunes by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Things are heating up in the village of Turnham Malpas. Now comfortably settled in the Big House, Johnny and Alice Templeton are over the moon at the arrival of their second son. But Johnny's roguish younger brother, Chris Templeton, is visiting from Brazil and causing not a little trouble in the village. For Ford and Mercedes Barclay, returning to the village after all these years - and after Ford's shameful imprisonment - is a big step. Will they be welcomed back or shunned? And will Ford be able to convince people he's a changed man? While most of the villagers greet the pair with open arms, there are those who still have their doubts. Meanwhile, poor Fran Charter-Plackett has some important decisions to make about her future. With all her siblings having flown the nest, the pressure is on to decide what to do with her life. And when her parents discover Fran's shocking secret, things really start to get messy
The village show : tales from Turnham Malpas by Rebecca Shaw( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Craddock Fitch is a relative newcomer to the village of Turnham Malpas and is keen to make a splash by holding a village show - the best ever - in the grounds of his large house. Committee secretary and co-ordinator of the show Louise Bissett is the spoilt daughter of Sir Ron and Lady Sheila. Although a brilliant organiser, Louise is in deep personal trouble - and her growing obsession with the married rector can only end in tears
 
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Alternative Names
Crawshaw, Shirley Patricia, 1931-
Languages
English (234)
Danish (3)
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