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Douglas, Anne 1930-

Works: 43 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 6,159 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romances 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6054.O82, 823.914
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Publications about Anne Douglas
Publications by Anne Douglas
Most widely held works by Anne Douglas
Starlight by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 427 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 Melody Girls by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 396 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
A song in the air by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 394 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?
The Kilt maker by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Kilt maker Kirsty Muir must decide between glamorous Scottish fiddler Jake MacIver and dependable shop owner Andrew Macrae in 1960s Edinburgh
The warden's daughters by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 341 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."--Page [2] of dust jacket
The Edinburgh bride by Anne Douglas( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Fleeing from an unrequited love, Maeve O'Donovan finds work, adventure, prejudice, and love in Edinburgh of 1928
The girl from Wish Lane by Anne Douglas( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 309 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
Ginger Street by Anne Douglas( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 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
A silver lining by Anne Douglas( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
1937, Edinburgh. Attractive, dark-eyed Jinny Hendrie is happy enough in her job in the accounts office of a large bakery - until handsome Viennese cake expert Viktor Linden walks into her life with the promise of an exciting future. Although her father and her kind-hearted boss, Ross MacBain, warn against it, Jinny is determined to marry Viktor but, when war is declared between Great Britain and Germany, all her plans are in ruins. Austria has joined forces with Hitler; Viktor has become an enemy and must return home to fight. Troubled years lie ahead without news of him, and while Jinny and Ross find new love, there are huge question marks over their future. When the war is over, will Viktor return? And if he does, will this lead to happiness ...or heartbreak?
The handkerchief tree by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 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 road to the sands by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
The war has brought with it devastating changes for everyone. But as VE day is nearing, Tess Gillespie and her mother have a feeling of hope about them. Tess can not wait to walk on her beloved beaches again, and more importantly, her father is finally coming home again and they can all be a family again. What they are unprepared for is that for Don Gillespie the war has changed everything. He is no longer happy to settle back in to his former life. For the Gillespie women the future will bring betrayal and heartbreak, and it's going to take all their courage and resolution to rebuild their shattered lives and try to find some happiness
As the years go by by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Dreams to sell by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 196 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 Highland engagement by Anne Douglas( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 192 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
Nothing ventured by Anne Douglas( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Set in 1925. Twenty-three-year-old Isla Scott leaves her job as a nurse in Edinburgh to return to her home-town of Edgemuir and take up a vacancy at Dr. Lorne's fashionable hydro, where she is reunited with her handsome brother Boyd. Revelling in her new role and being close to Boyd, all seems well for Isla and the Scott family. But the siblings soon find that romance threatens to cloud their future. Boyd is bowled over by pretty new waitress Trina Morris. Is she playing games with his affections? Meanwhile, the rest of the spa is falling under the spell of a new doctor, Grant Revie. Will Isla, or might her destiny spring some surprises?
The butterfly girls by Anne Douglas( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 121 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
Catherine's land by Anne Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Bridge of hope by Anne Douglas( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
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controlled identity Macklan, Anna, 1930-

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