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Manby, Chris

Overview
Works: 80 works in 301 publications in 3 languages and 8,495 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Chick lit  Short stories, American  Short stories, English  Humor  Humorous stories  Short stories  Love stories 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6063.A3695, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Chris Manby
Publications by Chris Manby
Most widely held works by Chris Manby
Seven sunny days : a novel by Chris Manby( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
When Rachel Buckley announces that she is going to get married, her best friends Yaslyn and Carrie Ann can't wait to give her a proper send-off. No second-rate stripper in a smoky bar for Rachel though. The girls choose instead to take a 'hen week' in Turkey, in the all-inclusive surroundings of luxurious holiday resort. It should be the perfect trip. But all three girls are bringing along more than their luggage. While Rachel looks forward to her wedding day with excitement, Carrie Ann wonders why the pain of her abusive marriage didn't end when the decree nisi arrived and Yaslyn considers the possibility that she might never be ready to marry her patient boyfriend Euan. Add unlimited free cocktails, rampant reps, and a nasty dose of sunstroke and suddenly 'getting away from it all' comes dangerously close to 'going back to nothing'. Can three firm friendships survive just seven sunny days?
Girls' night out ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Featuring such "New York Times" bestselling authors as Meg Cabot, Tilly Bagshawe, and Marian Keyes, this much-anticipated follow-up to the "USA Today" bestseller "Girls' Night In" contains tales about reunions and weddings, sisters and friends. Original
Getting over Mr. Right : a novel by Chris Manby( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
"How far would you go to get revenge on an ex? Would you.... * Send dead roses to his new girlfriend? * Spend a thousand dollars on a psychic hotline? * Try to conjure up a voodoo curse? If any of those ring a bell (and even if they don't), you'll love Ashleigh Prince, the charmingly hilarious heroine of Chrissie Manby's Getting Over Mr. Right. Ashleigh doesn't think she's asking too much-- she just wants a nice, smart, funny boyfriend with a decent job who happens to love her too. When she meets Michael Parker, she finally thinks she's found it. But after two years together, she doesn't seem to be much closer to the dream. And then, out of nowhere, Michael dumps Ashleigh, in the meanest way possible: on Facebook. But, as the saying goes, hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Ashleigh is devastated, and she vows to get Michael back by any means necessary. The irrepressibly likable Ashleigh will be every woman's new best friend. She's the heroine willing to go to all of the lengths of revenge that women everywhere have dreamed about, but never have been crazy enough to carry out. Getting Over Mr. Right is a rolicking read, and a fabulous summer beach read"--
Girls night in by Lauren Henderson( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Presents twenty-one short stories by American and British women writers, including Jessica Adams, Lisa Jewll, Marian Keyes, Anna Maxted, and Carole Matthews
Ready or not by Chris Manby( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Every bride is entitled to some pre-wedding jitters. And what girl wouldn't think twice about marriage when her fiance gets his eyebrows shaved off just in time to look horrendous for the photographs. But what if it's not the ceremony that freaks you out but the happy ever after? Heidi Savage is wondering whether she can really forsake all others for macho, beer-swilling Ed. And how can a couple who've never even been baby-sitters be ready to start a family of their own? Will the answer come in the form of her ex-boyfriend Steven? Grown-up, gorgeous, and good-with-children. Is Heidi's dilemma simply a case of right shoes, right dress, wrong husband?
The matchbreaker by Chris Manby( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Beware the Bridesmaid ... she bites! When Lindsey Glover's widowed father announces that he is to remarry, Lindsey does what any good daughter would do: wishes him congratulations then sets about trying to kill his fiancee, Karen. Fortunately, the murder attempt fails but Lindsey still succeeds in driving Karen off. It doesn't take long, however, before Lindsey realises that her father's heart really is broken and the only way to mend it is by getting Karen back. But Karen already has a new man - a mysterious entrepreneur and in an attempt to break this new couple up, Lindsey turns honey-trapper and sets out to seduce her ex-future-step-mother's new man. The problem: she's falling in love with him
Lizzie Jordan's secret life by Chris Manby( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Lizzie Jordan considers herself to be one of life's failures. Unlike her high-flying friends, Lizzie works as a typist, shares a grubby flat and "makes do" with her accountant boyfriend. But she has a secret love - Brian, a handsome American that she dated at university, five years ago. In her emails to him she pretends her life is a whirl of extravagent parties and million-pound business deals. Then Brian announces he's coming to stay!
Girl meets ape by Chris Manby( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Getting personal by Chris Manby( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Facing another summer without love, Ruby, Martin and Lou decide to approach the dating dilemma in the way they approached finding flatmates. They're going to place personal ads. For one another. Manby is also the author of Running Away from Richard
Marrying for money by Chris Manby( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
When the glamorous Grosvenor sisters arrive in the exclusive Hamptons beach town of Little Elow, they can't help but cause a stir. Gorgeous Grace and Charming Charity are soon hot favourites on everybody's guest list. Except that of their neighbour, Marcella Hunter. Heiress Marcells doesn't want the competition, and when Grace starts dating Marcella's 'Plan B' man, the gloves are off. Marcella determines to find out where the sisters really came from, and exactly how they can afford to live in this millionaire's playground. In the process, however, it's discovered that quite a few people in Little Elbow are not exactly what they seem
Second prize by Chris Manby( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Lara Fenton is resigned to life on the shelf, especially now her best friend Julie's got engaged. But then Lara is swept off her feet by the divine Hugh Armstrong-Hamilton - and suddenly nothing can spoil her happiness.Hugh has his faults - Lara can't deny that - but who cares if he cancels dates at the last minute? What does it matter if he never picks up the bill? Lara can even put up with the insults from his snooty friends. Just to be seen on the arm of someone like Hugh is consolation enough. After Hugh, any man would seem like second prize. And Lara would never be able to settle for that. Or would she?
Flatmates by Chris Manby( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Have you ever shared a flat with your so-called friends? Do you remember squabbling over phone bills, ignoring cleaning rotas and poisoning the pesto? Welcome to 67 Artesia Road - the place where Kerry fantasises about her handsome, but homosexual, boss. Where Fiona can't bear to leave her wayward fiance'. And Linzi juggles men and work like they were disposable contact lenses
Crazy in love by Chris Manby( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Een jonge, verwende erfgename wordt verliefd op een soapster en doet er alles aan hem over te halen tot een relatie
Deep heat by Chris Manby( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Running away from Richard by Chris Manby( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Netop færdig med teaterskolen har Lizzie Jordan helt styr på, hvordan livet vil forme sig med job og ægteskab med Richard Adams - men hvorfor er Lizzie så servitrice på en bøssebar i Venesig 1 måned senere
Spa wars by Chris Manby( Book )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Bestseller Chris Manby's new novel takes a look inside the bitch-slapping world of the D-list celebrity
Kate's wedding by Chris Manby( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Thirty-nine-year-old Kate had almost given up on love when she met her fiance. Now she's planning for the wedding she never dreamed she'd have. But things seem to be slipping out of her control. Diana, born on the day of the 1981 Royal Wedding, never doubted that one day she would find her prince. Newly engaged, and with daddy's credit card in her grasp, she's in full Bridezilla mode. Against the backdrop of the other couple getting married in April 2011, both women prepare for the most important day of their lives. But will each bride get her perfect day? Or will it all become a right royal fiasco?
Girls' night in ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
"'Girls' Night In' features stories about growing up, growing out of, moving out, moving on, falling apart and getting it all together. So turn off your cell phone and curl up on the couch: this is one 'Girls' Night In' you won't want to miss."
What I did on my holidays by Chris Manby( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Sophie Sturgeon can't wait for her annual summer holiday. Not only will it be a week away from work, it will be a chance to reconnect with her boyfriend Callum. Sophie's spent a lot of time getting ready. She's bought a new wardrobe. She's determined she and Callum will have the best time ever. Then Callum dumps her, the night before they're due to leave. In a show of bravery and independence, Sophie says she'll go to Majorca alone - but in fact, she hides in her London flat. But when her friends, family, and even Callum seem so surprised and delighted at her single girl courage, Sophie decides to go all out and recreate the ultimate "fake break"
Crazy in love by Chris Manby( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Crazy in Love takes readers on an intensely moving journey through the intimate terrain of a rapturous marriage in sudden jeopardy--and follows one woman's courageous search to find her way when everything, even her heart, seems lost
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ash, Stephanie

controlled identity Byman, Chris

controlled identity Darling, Olivia

Manbi, Kris
Manby, Chrissie
Manby, Christine
Манби, Крис
マンビー, クリス
Languages
English (179)
German (2)
Polish (1)
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