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Groves, Annie

Overview
Works: 46 works in 206 publications in 1 language and 6,360 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories  History  Christmas stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6060.O6257, 823.914
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Publications about Annie Groves
Publications by Annie Groves
Publications by Annie Groves, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Annie Groves
London belles by Annie Groves( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 libraries worldwide
When tragedy strikes, Olive is forced to seek lodgers. Three girls come knocking at her door, each in need of a roof over their heads. As the women prepare for war, their futures hang in the balance and the home that binds the London Belles is no longer the sanctuary they once sought
Where the heart is by Annie Groves( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 libraries worldwide
The country is going forward together - but will the Campions? Three years into the war and the country is facing its darkest days. Victory has never seemed so far away. The changes that war has brought are affecting everyone, not least the Campion family. Eldest son Luke is fighting on the African Front. Emily is harbouring romantic thoughts about Wilhelm, the German POW. Bella still pines for her forbidden love. The war effort has steered twins Lou and Sasha on different paths, but has it driven a wedge between them? The Campions, along with the rest of the nation, must face their fears - all their tomorrows depend on it
As time goes by by Annie Groves( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The Liverpool-based World War II saga from the 'new Katie Flynn'
My sweet valentine by Annie Groves( Book )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The women of No. 13 Article Row know that joy is short lived in the London of 1941. It's a treacherous place, especially for the tender-hearted. As Valentine's Day approaches, the perils of war threaten life as they know it and all matters of the heart
Daughters of Liverpool by Annie Groves( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Some sunny day by Annie Groves( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 libraries worldwide
"Rosie has grown up in the heart of Liverpool's Italian community, treated as one of their own. With a father away at sea and a mother more interested in other men than her only daughter, the bighearted Grenellis are the closest thing Rosie has to a proper family. But when war breaks out, and Italy becomes the Allies' adversary, everything changes. The community is torn in two, friends become enemies, neighbours become traitors and Rosie is left uncertain of just who she can trust. As war intensifies, and Liverpool is subjected to relentless bombings, things become more perilous. When a devastating attack leaves her mother dead, Rosie is sent to live with her aunt in Edge Hill. Her father is feared missing at sea and her aunt lets slip a family secrete which has unimaginable consequences."--Distributor's Website
When the lights go on again by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Autumn 1944, the Allies are invading Italy. At home in Britain, along with everyone else, the Campion family are doing their bit--working tirelessly in the hope that the end of the war is now in sight
Hettie of Hope Street by Annie Groves( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Liverpool and London this tells of one girl's determination to succeed in a world where obstacles lurk around every corner
The Grafton girls by Annie Groves( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"All four women are brought together at The Grafton, the local dance hall favoured by American GIs as well as the local servicemen. In this heady, uncertain time, infatuation and passion blossom. But will each girl find true love - or true heartache?" --DUST JACKET
Across the Mersey by Annie Groves( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Jean and Vi are twins but couldn't be more different. Jean's proud of her honest, hardworking husband and their children, but there's never a penny to spare. Vi's equally proud of her husband's new role as a local councillor and their elegant new house, and has raised her children to expect the best. As war breaks out, agonising decisions must be faced. Should the oldest children enlist? Should the youngest be evacuated? All the traditional certainties are overturned. Then the twins' own younger sister, singer Francine, returns home unexpectedly and stirs up the past, even in the midst of present danger. This is a tremendous saga of fighting spirit and family closeness, and the belief that even though today is full of destruction and pain, there is hope for a better tomorrow
The heart of the family by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The much-loved author of ACROSS THE MERSEY tells of Liverpool under bombardment as never before - but the Campion family refuses to give in
Home for Christmas by Annie Groves( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Home for Christmas is a tale of four very different young women thrown together by war. Finding freedom and independence -- as well as love, passion and heartbreak -- for the very first time, a unique bond is formed as the hostilities take their toll on Britain
Goodnight sweetheart by Annie Groves( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Used to living in the shadow of her older sister June, Molly Dearden is no match for her elder sibling. But as her 17th birthday passes, she doesn't realise quite how much she is going to have to grow up. As the threat of war looms, she must learn to protect herself, her family and her heart
Only a mother knows by Annie Groves( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
A compelling novel about four young women in wartime London, from the best-selling author of London Belles and My Sweet Valentine. In Article Row, in London's Holborn - four young women, Tilly, Sally, Dulcie and Agnes - have already been witnesses to the heartache and pain that Hitler's bombs have inflicted on ordinary Londoners. Tilly is desperate to wed her beau, Drew. Terrified that something will happen to prevent them from being together, her fears seem to be coming true when he is called back home to America
Connie's courage by Annie Groves( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
A Christmas promise by Annie Groves( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
An emotional and heart-warming portrayal of the lives of four women living in wartime London. For the girls living at No.13 Article Row, the war years have never been tougher... Tilly is heartbroken when Drew, the love of her life, returns to America and doesn't come back. Tilly can't believe that he would break their solemn promise to love each other for ever. Olive. Tilly's mother, knows the real reason that he has never been in touch but fears the truth will hurt her daughter even more. For Tilly's friends, Agnes and Sally, the war has also dealt them a cruel hand and, along with the rest of the country, they have had their share of pain. But they say that it is always darkest just before the dawn, so could it be that this war, and the girl's fortunes, are finally beginning to turn?
Child of the Mersey by Annie Groves( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Hettie of Hope Street by Annie Groves( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Liverpool and London this tells of one girl's determination to succeed in a world where obstacles lurk around every corner
Connie's courage by Annie Groves( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
When Connie Pride finds herself alone and pregnant in the rough courts of Liverpool, she despairs. Deserted by her lover and too proud to ask her estranged family for help, there seems no hope, until she is offered the chance to train as a nurse. Finally Connie has a purpose in life, especially when the wounded of World War I start to arrive in droves, but when a face from the past turns up to disrupt Connie's new life, all she has built up is threatened. She will need every ounce of courage - and help from old friends and new
Christmas on the Mersey by Annie Groves( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The phoney war is over and Hitler's bombs are raining down on the city of Liverpool. Rita Kennedy is forced to face some unpalatable truths about her husband, Charlie. But she must still play the part of dutiful wife, while her childhood sweetheart, Jack Callaghan, has shown her nothing but kindness. Can they keep a check on their emotions or will their friendship develop into something more? For Kitty Callaghan, burying herself in her work distracts from the constant worry about her brothers. Tommy is back from his evacuee posting after falling ill, but now he faces danger in another guise. And what about Danny, always ducking and diving and up to no good? And then there's Frank Feeny, the man she adores. Will they ever be together? With a Christmas of rationing and 'going without' to look forward to, the women of Empire Street are being tested like never before. But their troubles are only just beginning
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Jordan, Penny

Groves, Annie 1946-
Halsall, Penny
Jones, Penelope, 1946-2011
ג׳ורדן, פני
ג׳ורדן, פני. הדר, יפעה
ペニー・ジョーダン
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English (156)
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