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Koomson, Dorothy

Overview
Works: 60 works in 393 publications in 15 languages and 8,394 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Chick lit  Humorous fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6111.O66, 823.92
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Publications about Dorothy Koomson
Publications by Dorothy Koomson
Most widely held works by Dorothy Koomson
My best friend's girl by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
64 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 1,301 libraries worldwide
From the moment they met in college, best friends Adele Brannon and Kamryn Matika thought nothing could come between them--until Adele did the unthinkable and slept with Kamryn's fiancé, Nate. Now, after years of silence, the two women are reuniting, and Adele has a stunning request for her old friend: she wants Kamryn to adopt her five-year-old daughter, Tegan.--From publisher description
The ice cream girls by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
32 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
As teenagers Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe were the only witnesses to a high-profile murder. Amid heated public debate, the two seemingly glamorous teens were dubbed "The Ice Cream Girls" by the press and were dealt with by the courts-Poppy headed to prison after being convicted for murder and Serena was set free. Years later, after having led very different lives, Poppy is keen to set the record straight about what really happened. The only problem is she has no one to turn to and no clue where to begin her hunt for Serena. MeanwMeanwhile, Serena is married with children and wants no one in her present to find out about her past. Constantly looking over her shoulder, Serena knows she should come clean to her husband, however, she can't seem to find the words. With Poppy determined to salvage what's left of her reputation, Serena may not have a choice in reopening a can of worms that may threaten both their lives ... again
Goodnight, beautiful : a novel by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Leo may never wake up from a medically induced coma after an aneurysm and a delicate operation. If that's not harsh enough, his mother, Nova Kumalisi, is also desperate for Leo's birth father, Mal, to know their son before it's too late. Leo is the result of Nova's agreeing to be a surrogate for lifelong friend Mal and his wife, Stephanie, but in the middle of the pregnancy, Stephanie became jealous of Nova and Mal's relationship and opted out of the arrangement. Nova chose to keep Leo and raise him on her own while Mal cut all ties with her and the child at his wife's request
Marshmallows for breakfast by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
40 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Kendra Tamale is just looking for a room to rent. Instead, she finds a young family that seems to need her, at least for a while
The woman he loved before by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Libby has a nice life with a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But over time she is becoming more unsure if Jack has ever loved her and if he is over the death of Eve, his first wife. Then fate intervenes in their relationship
The rose petal beach by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Every love story has a dangerous twist. Tamia Challey is horrified when her husband, Scott, is accused of something terrible - but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything goes into freefall. Backed into a corner and unsure what to think, Tamia is forced to choose who she instinctively believes. But this choice has dire consequences for all concerned, especially when matters take a tragic turn. Then a stranger arrives in town to sprinkle rose petals in the sea in memory of her lost loved one. This stranger carries with her shocking truths that will change the lives of everyone she meets, and will once again force Tamia to make some devastating choices
The chocolate run by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
En roman om lyst, kærlighed og chokolade
The Cupid effect by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 339 libraries worldwide
There are four words Ceri D'Altroy never wants to hear: 'I took your advice'. She's all for following your heart and living your dreams, but not because she's told you to do so. Unfortunately, having moved away from London to become a psychology lecturer, all she seems to do is inspire people to change their lives. There's Ed, who's decided to ask out a woman who is way out of his league; Mel and Claudine, two people who are now tempted to start an illicit affair; and Gwen, the chain-smoking head of department who has a deep, dark secret she only wants to share with her new employee. No-one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be a modern-day Cupid?
That girl from nowhere by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 282 libraries worldwide
This is the new novel from Dorothy Koomson, the bestselling author of The Ice Cream Girls, The Woman He Loved Before and My Best Friend's Girl. It's an emotional story about love, identity and the meaning of family. 'Where are you coming from with that accent of yours?' he asks. 'Nowhere, ' I reply. 'I'm from nowhere.' 'Everyone's from somewhere, ' he says. 'Not me, ' I reply silently. Clemency Smittson was adopted as a baby and the only connection she has to her birth mother is a cardboard box hand-decorated with butterflies. Now an adult, Clem decides to make a drastic life change and move to Brighton, where she was born. Clem has no idea that while there she'll meet someone who knows all about her butterfly box and what happened to her birth parents. As the tangled truths about her adoption and childhood start to unravel, a series of shocking events cause Clem to reassess whether the price of having contact with her birth family could be too high to pay
The flavours of love by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 279 libraries worldwide
'I'm looking for that perfect blend of flavours; the taste that used to be you. If I find it, I know you'll come back to me.' It's been 18 months since my husband was murdered and I've decided to finish writing The Flavours of Love, the cookbook he started before he died. Everyone thinks I'm coping so well without him - they have no idea what I've been hiding or what I do away from prying eyes. But now that my 14-year-old daughter has confessed something so devastating it could destroy our family all over again, and my husband's killer has started to write to me claiming to be innocent, I know it's only a matter of time before the truth about me and what I've done is revealed to the world. My name is Saffron Mackleroy and this is my story
Marshmallows for breakfast by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
When Kendra Tamale returns to England from Australia, she rents a room from Kyle, a divorced father of two, and begins a new job. She's looking forward to a fresh start and simple life. Kyle's five-year-old twins have other ideas and quickly adopt Kendra as their new mother - mainly because she lets them eat marshmallows for breakfast. Kendra eventually becomes a part of their lives, even though she's hiding a painful secret that makes her keep everyone - especially children - at arm's length. Then Kendra bumps into a man who shares her awful secret, and everything falls apart. The only fix is to confess the terrible mistake she made all those years ago. But that's something she swore never to do
Goodnight, beautiful by Dorothy Koomson( file )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Eight years ago, Nova Kumalisi agreed to have a baby for Mal and Stephanie Wacken. Halfway through the pregnancy the couple changed their minds and walked away, leaving Nova pregnant, scared and alone. Eight years ago, Stephanie was overjoyed at the thought of becoming a mother - until she found a text from Mal to Nova saying, 'Goodnight, beautiful'. Terrified of losing her husband to his closest friend, Stephanie asked him to cut all ties to Nova and their unborn child. Now, Nova is anxiously waiting for her son, Leo, to wake up from a coma, while childless Stephanie is desperately trying to save her failing marriage. Although they live separate lives, both women have secrets that will bind them together forever
The Cupid effect by Dorothy Koomson( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
There are four words Ceri D'Altroy never wants to hear: "I took your advice." She's all for following your heart and living your dreams, but not because she's told you to do so. Unfortunately, having moved away from London to become a psychology lecturer, all she seems to do is inspire people to change their lives. There's Ed, who's decided to ask out a woman who is way out of his league; Mel and Claudine, two people who are now tempted to start an illicit affair; and Gwen, the chain-smoking head of department who has a deep, dark secret she only wants to share with her new employee. No one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be a modern-day Cupid?
Elk hart heeft een raampje by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Na een jarenlang verblijf in Australië keert een jonge vrouw plotseling terug naar Londen waar een zesjarige tweeling haar al gauw adopteert als hun nieuwe moeder
My best friend's girl by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Best friends Kamryn Matika and Adele Brannon thought nothing could come between them until Adele did the unthinkable and slept with Kamryn's fiance. Worse still, she got pregnant and had his child. When Kamryn discovered the truth about their betrayal she vowed never to see any of them again. Two years later, Kamryn receives a letter from Adele asking her to visit her in hospital. Adele is dying and begs Kamryn to adopt her daughter, Tegan. With a great job and a hectic social life, the last thing Kamryn needs is a five-year-old to disrupt things. But with no one else to take care of Tegan and Adele fading fast, does she have any other choice?
The ice cream girls by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Teenagers, Poppy Carlisle and Serena Gorringe witness a murder. Poppy is convicted of murder while Serena is set free. Years later, Poppy attempts to set the record straight, while Serena, married with children, attempts to forget about her past
When I was invisible by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
This is a novel about making peace with your past and finally discovering the person you were always meant to be. In 1999, two women with the same name, who were friends at school, made very different life choices. One walked away from being a minor celebrity into a life so obscure she eventually became homeless. The other walked in through the gates of a convent to take on a new name and completely new existence. Sixteen years later, they have both walked away from those choices. When circumstances bring them back together, they form a strange friendship, and discover the reasons for wanting to leave their past behind aren't so different after all
The chocolate run by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Amber Salpone thinks in chocolate - talk to her for three minutes and she'll tell you what kind of chocolate you'd be. In fact, most days, if she was asked to choose between chocolate and relationships, there'd be no contest. At least chocolate has never let her down. Unlike her family
The woman he loved before : she's out of his life, but is she out of his heart? by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Libby has a nice life with a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But over time she is becoming more unsure if Jack has ever loved her - and if he is over the death of Eve, his first wife. When fate intervenes in their relationship, Libby decides to find out all she can about the man she hastily married and the seemingly perfect Eve. Eventually Libby stumbles across some startling truths about Eve, and is soon unearthing more and more devastating family secrets. Frightened by what she finds and the damage it could cause, Libby starts to worry that she too will end up like the first woman Jack loved
She's out of his life, but is she out of his heart? by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The fabulous new bestseller from Dorothy Koomson
 
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Alternative Names
Dorothy Koomson britische Autorin
Dorothy Koomson British writer
Dorothy Koomson Brits auteur
Дороти Кумсън
Languages
English (203)
Portuguese (20)
French (19)
Chinese (18)
German (12)
Polish (10)
Swedish (10)
Spanish (8)
Danish (5)
Serbian (5)
Dutch (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Finnish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Macedonian (1)
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