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Douglas, Anne 1930-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 314 publications in 1 language and 6,451 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Love stories  Domestic fiction  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Composer, Editor, Performer, ass, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6054.O819, 823.914
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Publications about Anne Douglas
Publications by Anne Douglas
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Most widely held works by Anne Douglas
The Melody Girls by Anne Douglas( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
When Lorna Fernie gets a job playing saxophone in a postwar Glasgow dance band and finds love with trumpet player, Rod Warren, the young redhead is thrilled until her world starts to crumble and only the formation of her band, the Melody Girls, brings the sun back into her life
The girl from Wish Lane by Anne Douglas( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
The girl from Wish Lane is Eva Masson, brought up in poverty in 1920s Dundee, who falls in love with Nicholas North, son of the local mill owner. But things are not easy for Eva and she must face prejudice, disillusion and hardship before she and the man she loves are finally free to admit their mistakes and make a fresh start
The Kilt maker by Anne Douglas( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Kilt maker Kirsty Muir must decide between glamorous Scottish fiddler Jake MacIver and dependable shop owner Andrew Macrae in 1960s Edinburgh
A song in the air by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Isle of Mara, Scotland, 1950s. Shona MacInnes, a crofters daughter, meets much prejudice when she qualifies to train as a vet not least from handsome Ross MacMaster, also a vet. Their fiery relationship turns to love, but soon differences are revealed, and they part. Can they ever be reconciled? Or will Shona find new happiness with gentle Ivar Findlay, who shares her wish to help the people of their beloved island?
Starlight by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Thrilled to find a job at Princes Street cinema, Jess is star-struck not only by the movies but by the handsome projectionist Ben Daniels
The Edinburgh bride by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Fleeing from an unrequited love, Maeve O'Donovan finds work, adventure, prejudice, and love in Edinburgh of 1928
The road to the sands by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Ginger Street by Anne Douglas( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 libraries worldwide
The Millar family live next door to the Riettis on Ginger Street, a row of Victorian tenements on Edinburgh¡s south side, but their circumstances couldn¡t be more different. Ruth Millar would like to stay on at school, but her father¡s salary as a grocer¡s assistant is barely enough to put food on the table, let alone provide for such luxuries as an education. By contrast the Riettis own the local corner shop and a little cafe at the end of Ginger Street. Ruth¡s father dreams of owning his own business one day. Meanwhile Ruth secretly dreams of Nicco Rietti. But he's older, Italian and he's CATHOLIC - three things which make him out of bounds for Ruth, especially with war looming on the horizon
The warden's daughters by Anne Douglas( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
"When sisters Lynette and Monnie accompany their father, Edinburgh widower, Frank Forester, to the Highland village where he is to be a youth hostel warden, they find the change from city life traumatic--until they find jobs, new friends and love."--P. [2] of dust jacket
Primrose Square by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Edinburgh, 1911. When intelligent Elinor Rae leaves her crowded tenement family home to become a maid in an exclusive ladies' club in the idyllic Primrose Square, she doesn't look back. Two years later and Elinor is still in love with the square, and now also with Stephen Muirhead, her evening tutor. But it all goes wrong with the advent of WWI
As the years go by by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A Highland engagement by Anne Douglas( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
After their parents die, Lesley MacKenzie and her two siblings are taken in by their Auntie Peg. Lesley knows that given the poverty and unemployment in Leith, she is lucky to have a roof over her head and a job to go to. But while she enjoys working as a hotel waitress, she dreams of escaping Leith for pastures new. When her aunt announces her intention to marry, Lesley seizes the opportunity. She accepts a position at the luxury Hotel Grand Forest in the Highlands of Scotland, little dreaming what fate has in store for her there. The staff are forbidden from mixing with the rich, high society guests, but then Lesley meets Christopher Meredith and falls in love
The handkerchief tree by Anne Douglas( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
A young woman faces life-changing decisions on the eve of World War II in this warm romance from a much-loved storyteller . Bright, spirited Shona Murray from Edinburgh's Dean Village has found her niche in a city florist's, where she excels and is content -- until, suddenly, she must make decisions that will change everything. Fraser Kyle, the owner of the florist's, proposes marriage. Should she accept, or renew her love for Mark Lindsay, the doctor from the orphanage who first showed Shona the Handkerchief Tree that inspired her? Or will newly arrived Brett Webster steal her heart? Shona must find true courage to know where her happiness lies
The butterfly girls by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Rose, Martie and Alex grow up as firm friends, playing games in a 19th-century co-operative housing development by the Water of Leith. Now adults, they take jobs at the local TB hospital, where they become known as the Butterfly Girls
Tenement girl by Anne Douglas( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
1935: As the Depression bites, beautiful Lindy Gillan dreams of getting away from her boring life in Edinburgh's impoverished Old Town. At least there is dear Neil, a young writer from the same tenement block, whom she has known for years. But when handsome Rod Connor walks into the shop where Lindy works one day, her world is turned upside down. Soon she has a difficult choice to make between two men---but once made, will she live to regret it? A new arrival, unexpected opportunities and war clouds in the shape of the Spanish Civil War on the horizon all have unforeseen repercussions for Lindy, leading to much soul searching and heartache before she can hope to find lasting happiness
Bridge of hope by Anne Douglas( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Catherine's land by Anne Douglas( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Dreams to sell by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
1949. Attractive and spirited Roz Rainey, who lives in post-war Edinburgh with her widowed mother, her sister and her brother, enjoys working in a lawyer's property office where she dreams, not of love, but of one day having a beautiful house of her own. After all, why shouldn't she be ambitious? Until the unexpected happens when she falls in love with her new boss, the charming Jamie Shield. Full of happiness, it seems as though a blissful future beckons for Roz. Fate, however, has other ideas
A song in the air by Anne Douglas( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Shona MacInnes lives on an island farm in Northern Scotland and wants to be a veterinarian. In the post{u2013}World War II era, female vets are rare, and she grudgingly accepts a position with Ross who doesn't believe a woman can be a veterinarian. Although they're always at loggerheads, Ross and Shona begin to suspect they have more in common than just a home on the island
The girl from Wish Lane by Anne Douglas( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A new saga from this well-loved Scottish storyteller. Eva Masson longs to escape the poverty of her Dundee childhood. She doesn't want to end up in the city's jute-mills where her mother and sister are spinners. Clever as well as pretty, Eva is selected to stay on at school after the age of 14 and trains as a teacher. When she falls in love with Nicholas North, the privileged son of the jute-mill owner, she embarks on a life very different from that of her family. But Eva is principled and compassionate, and things are not easy for her in a world that is often at odds with what she believes in
 
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controlled identity Macklan, Anna, 1930-

Douglas, Anne
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