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Koomson, Dorothy

Overview
Works: 44 works in 331 publications in 16 languages and 8,212 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Love stories  Chick lit  Humorous 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 )
60 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 1,289 libraries worldwide
Estraged from her best friend, Adele Brannon, after Adele sleeps with her fiance, Kamryn Matika is stunned when a dying Adele contacts her years later with the request that she adopt her five-year-old daughter Tegan
Goodnight, beautiful : a novel by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
31 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,101 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
The ice cream girls by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,069 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
Marshmallows for breakfast by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 993 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 )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 893 libraries worldwide
After Libby Britcham nearly dies in a car accident, she becomes unsure of her husband Jack's feelings for her--and whether he is over the mysterious death of his first wife, Eve
The rose petal beach by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Serbian and held by 410 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 )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 383 libraries worldwide
En roman om lyst, kærlighed og chokolade
The Cupid effect by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Ceri D'Altroy får uden at ville det indflydelse på livet for de mennesker hun møder
The flavours of love by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
'I didn't do it, you know? I didn't murder your husband. You have to help me...' Two years ago my husband was killed. I thought I'd never get over it. But now I don't spend every second missing him, I've started to laugh again - I've even found the perfect way to share his love of food with the world. Is that why a letter from my husband's murderer has arrived? Is that why my fourteen-year-old daughter has revealed a secret that will further devastate our family? Is that why I suddenly feel like I'm walking on glass and one false step will shatter our lives all over again? My name is Jasmine Kavanaugh 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 195 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 173 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
Elk hart heeft een raampje by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 155 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
The Cupid effect by Dorothy Koomson( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 136 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. No-one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be a modern-day Cupid?
My best friend's girl by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 119 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?
Wo de gu er bao bei by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 88 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, Nate. 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. Especially not one who reminds her of Nate. 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 )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 82 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
That girl from nowhere by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 77 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 chocolate run by Dorothy Koomson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 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
Zao an, mo sheng ren by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 50 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
Bing qi lin nu hai by Dorothy Koomson( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 35 libraries worldwide
 
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Dorothy Koomson britische Autorin
Dorothy Koomson British writer
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