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Diamond, Lucy 1970-

Overview
Works: 201 works in 452 publications in 8 languages and 3,820 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Chick lit  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Church history  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6104, 823.92
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Publications about Lucy Diamond
Publications by Lucy Diamond
Most widely held works by Lucy Diamond
The Beach Cafe by Lucy Diamond( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Als een jonge vrouw een trendy café aan het strand erft, laat ze haar saaie baan schieten
Summer with my sister by Lucy Diamond( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Polly has always been the high-flier of the family, with the glamorous city lifestyle to match. Clare is a single mum with two children, struggling to make ends meet in a ramshackle cottage. The two sisters are poles apart and barely on speaking terms. But then Polly's fortunes change unexpectedly and her world comes crashing down. Left penniless and with nowhere else to go, she's forced back to the village where she and Clare grew up, and the sisters find themselves living together for the first time in years. With an old flame reappearing for Polly, a blossoming new career for Clare and a long-buried family secret in the mix, sparks are sure to fly. Unless the two women have more in common than they first thought?
Door dik en dun by Lucy Diamond( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Maddie's getting it from all sides. Her bitchy new boss at the radio station humiliates her live on air about her figure, her glamour-puss mum keeps dropping not-so-subtle hints that Maddie should lose weight and her kids are embarrassed to be seen with her after the disastrous Mums' race at their school sports day. Something's got to change
Any way you want me by Lucy Diamond( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 276 libraries worldwide
On paper, Sadie{u2019}s got it all - the partner, the children, the house. But in real life, that doesn{u2019}t feel quite enough. Sadie can't help harking back to the time when she was a career woman by day and a party animal by night. The only sleepless nights she{u2019}s getting now are due to the baby. Maybe a little reinvention is the answer. Sadie can{u2019}t resist creating a fictitious online identity for herself as a hot TV producer. It{u2019}s only a bit of harmless fun - until truth and fantasy become dangerously tangled. It isn{u2019}t long before she{u2019}s wondering if the exciting alter ego she has dreamed up really is the kind of person she wants to be after all
The year of taking chances by Lucy Diamond( Book )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 204 libraries worldwide
It's New Year's Eve, and Gemma and Spencer Bailey are throwing a house party. There's music, dancing, champagne and all their best friends under one roof. It's going to be a night to remember. Also at the party is Caitlin, who has returned to the village to pack up her much-missed mum's house and to figure out what to do with her life; and Saffron, a PR executive who's keeping a secret which no amount of spin can change. The three women bond over Gemma's dodgy cocktails and fortune cookies, and vow to make this year their best one yet. But as the months unfold, Gemma, Saffron and Caitlin find themselves tested to their limits by shocking new developments. Family, love, work, home - all the things they've taken for granted are thrown into disarray. Under pressure, they are each forced to rethink their lives and start over. But dare they take a chance on something new?
Me and Mr Jones by Lucy Diamond( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 199 libraries worldwide
You may love him, but can you ever love his family? Introducing a family business and four different women, each dealing with their very own Mr Jones
Over you by Lucy Diamond( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Josie, Nell and Lisa go back a long way - they were flatmates, soulmates and best mates back in their twenties when life was one long party. Five years later, things are different. Josie is married with kids in deepest suburbia, free-spirit Nell has travelled the world, and Lisa is on the path to career glory (and the salary Premiership). A reunion weekend in London seems a great idea to Josie ... until she discovers something which will change the course of her life forever. 'Sassy, sexy and very funny, this is a great novel about following your fantasies - and then facing up to the consequences
One night in Italy by Lucy Diamond( Book )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Is Italian really the language of love? A new class of students hopes to find out. Anna's recently been told the father she's never met is Italian. Now she's baking focaccia, whipping up tiramisu and swotting up on her vocabulary, determined to make it to Italy so she can find him in person. Catherine's husband has walked out on her, and she's trying to pick up the pieces of her life. But she'll need courage as well as friends when she discovers his deception runs even deeper than infidelity. Sophie is the teacher of the class, who'd much rather be back in sunny Sorrento. She can't wait to escape the tensions at home and go travelling again. But sometimes life - and love - can surprise you when you least expect it. As the evening class gets underway, friendships form and secrets from Italy begin to emerge. With love affairs blossoming in the most unlikely places, and hard decisions to face, it's going to be a year that Anna, Catherine and Sophie will never forget
Summer at Shell Cottage by Lucy Diamond( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Het leven van drie generaties van een Engelse familie neemt onverwachte wendingen nadat de vader overlijdt
Hens reunited by Lucy Diamond( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Katie, Georgia and Alice were at each other's hen nights but now the chickens have come home to roost; their marriages have fallen apart and their friendships have been tested to the limits. Control-freak Katie has become a commitment-phobe - there's no way she wants to get married again. Is there? Ambitious Georgia always puts her career first. If anyone gets hurt, it's their look-out - right? And faithful Alice wants to make a fresh start, but can't get over her cheating ex - and Georgia's betrayal. Hearts have been broken, and feathers ruffled ... can the hens ever be reunited?
One summer in Italy by Lucy Diamond( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Is Italian really the language of love? A new class of students hopes to find out. Anna's recently been told the father she's never met is Italian. Now she's baking focaccia, whipping up tiramisu and swotting up on her vocabulary, determined to make it to Italy so she can find him in person. Catherine's husband has walked out on her, and she's trying to pick up the pieces of her life. But she'll need courage as well as friends when she discovers his deception runs even deeper than infidelity. Sophie's the teacher of the class, who'd much rather be back in sunny Sorrento. She can't wait to escape the tensions at home and go travelling again. But sometimes life - and love - can surprise you when you least expect it. As the evening class gets underway, friendships form and secrets from Italy begin to emerge. With love affairs blossoming in the most unlikely places, and hard decisions to face, it's going to be a year that Anna, Catherine and Sophie will never forget
Secrets of Happiness, the by Lucy Diamond( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The best things in life ... can be just around the corner Rachel and Becca aren't real sisters, or so they say. They are step-sisters, living far apart, with little in common. Rachel is the successful one: happily married with three children and a big house, plus an impressive career. Artistic Becca, meanwhile, lurches from one dead-end job to another, shares a titchy flat and has given up on love. The two of them have lost touch but when Rachel doesn't come home one night, Becca is called in to help. Once there, she quickly realises that her step-sister's life is not so perfect after all: Rachel's handsome husband has moved out, her children are rebelling, and her glamorous career has taken a nosedive. Worst of all, nobody seems to have a clue where she might be. As Becca begins to untangle Rachel's secrets, she is forced to confront some uncomfortable truths about her own life, and the future seems uncertain. But sometimes happiness can be found in the most unexpected places
The secrets of happiness by Lucy Diamond( Book )
10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
The best things in life ... can be just around the corner Rachel and Becca aren't real sisters, or so they say. They are step-sisters, living far apart, with little in common. Rachel is the successful one: happily married with three children and a big house, plus an impressive career. Artistic Becca, meanwhile, lurches from one dead-end job to another, shares a titchy flat and has given up on love. The two of them have lost touch but when Rachel doesn't come home one night, Becca is called in to help. Once there, she quickly realises that her step-sister's life is not so perfect after all: Rachel's handsome husband has moved out, her children are rebelling, and her glamorous career has taken a nosedive. Worst of all, nobody seems to have a clue where she might be. As Becca begins to untangle Rachel's secrets, she is forced to confront some uncomfortable truths about her own life, and the future seems uncertain. But sometimes happiness can be found in the most unexpected places
A baby at the beach cafe by Lucy Diamond( Book )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). A Baby at the Beach Cafe is an engaging short story follow-up to Lucy Diamond's bestselling novel The Beach Cafe. Evie loves running her beach cafe in Cornwall but with a baby on the way, she's been told to put her feet up. Let someone else take over? Not likely. Helen's come to Cornwall to escape the stress of city living. She hopes a seaside life will be the answer to all her dreams. When she sees a job advertised at the cafe it sounds perfect. But the two women clash and sparks fly...and then events take a dramatic turn. Can the pair of them put aside their differences in a crisis?
Me and Mr Jones by Lucy Diamond( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Izzy's determined to escape her troubled past with a new start by the sea - but flirtatious Charlie Jones is causing complications. Alicia's been happily married to loyal Hugh for years but secretly craves excitement. Maybe it's time to spice things up? Emma's relationship with David was once fun and romantic but trying for a baby has taken its toll. Then temptation comes along. As the future of the family's B&B becomes uncertain, Izzy, Alicia and Emma are thrown together unexpectedly. It seems that keeping up with the Joneses is harder than anyone thought
One night in Italy by Lucy Diamond( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Journalist Anna has never known who her dad is but with her mum refusing to tell her more she's at a dead end. When she accidentally comes across a clue that her father is Italian, it opens up a burning curiosity in Anna. Sophie is serving gelato to tourists in Italy when she gets the call that her father has had a serious heart attack. Living with her mum again while her dad recuperates, and taking a job teaching Italian to make ends meet, Sophie has to face up to the secrets she's kept buried in the past. Catherine's children have left for university, her husband has left her for another woman and her bank account is empty. At an Italian evening class she finds new friends in Anna and Sophie
Summer at Shell Cottage by Lucy Diamond( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The Tarrant family have been holidaying in a large seaside house in Devon every summer for years. Though children, Freya and Robert, are grown up now, and have families of their own, the tradition has continued. But this year things are heartbreakingly changed: patriarch Alec has died suddenly after 40 happy years of marriage to Olivia. Now retired and widowed, Olivia is persuaded that going back to Devon is just the distraction she needs. Over one last summer at Shell Cottage, the Tarrants may just find that family life is rarely postcard-perfect. But are they strong enough to weather the storms?
The year of taking chances by Lucy Diamond( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
In the small Suffolk village of Larkmead, Gemma is throwing a New Year's Eve party. It was supposed to be a small do but sociable husband Spencer has gone overboard with the invites and now the whole village is there. Caitlin has returned to the village where she spent her teenage years to pack up her much-missed mum's house and try and figure out what to do with her life; and Saffron, a PR whizz who is hiding a life-altering secret which no amount of spin can change. At the party, the three women meet over a glass or two of bubbly and pass around fortune cookies as Big Ben counts down to midnight. As the year unfolds the women come to lean on each other more and more as shocks, disappointments and rifts test them to their limits
How the gospel came to Britain by Lucy Diamond( Book )
11 editions published between 1944 and 1964 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Jesus calls His disciples by Lucy Diamond( Book )
6 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Mongredien, Sue

Diamond, Lucie
דימונד, לוסי 1970-
Languages
English (136)
German (6)
Dutch (6)
French (4)
Czech (3)
Polish (2)
Turkish (1)
Serbian (1)
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