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Halligan, Gerri

Overview
Works: 55 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 3,885 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Chick lit  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Ghost stories  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6061.E88, 823.914
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Publications about Gerri Halligan
Publications by Gerri Halligan
Most widely held works by Gerri Halligan
Trick of the dark by Val McDermid( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
After being barred from practice, disgraced psychiatrist Charlie Flint agrees to help her old professor at Oxford solve the mystery surrounding the death of her daughter's husband--a case that leads her into the arcane world of Oxford colleges
Angels by Marian Keyes( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Unlike the rest of her family, Maggie Walsh has always done the right thing -- that is until the day she leaves her husband and takes refuge with her friend Emily, a screenwriter in Los Angeles -- a city wher ever the palm trees are skinny. Soon Maggie's doing all sorts of things she's never done before, such as wearing sunglasses in the shower and pitching scripts to studio executives. And meeting a mysterious man named Troy, who is so non-stick, he's known as Human Teflon
Watermelon by Marian Keyes( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
In Ireland, a few hours after giving birth, Clair Webster is informed by her husband that he is leaving her for another woman. After much drinking Claire realizes the best cure for a broken heart is another man, she stops drinking and starts exercising
The brightest star in the sky by Marian Keyes( file )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
At 66 Star Street, Dublin, someone is watching over the lives of the people living in its flats - but no-one is aware of it. One of them is ready to take the plunge and fall in love; another is torn between two very different lovers. For some the secrets they want to stay buried will come to light - with tragic consequences
The other side of the story by Marian Keyes( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Jojo Harvey is a literary agent whose star is on the rise. In love with both her married boss and her burgeoning career, not much distracts her. Until she finds herself representing two women who used to be best friends
Riders by Jilly Cooper( file )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
The feud between two top show jumpers finally erupts with devastating consequences at the Los Angeles Olympics
The Marsh King's daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
"Despite the promises, there is great satisfaction with King John's rule. Nicholas de Caen is among the rebellious nobles. While fighting John's troops, he is captured, but during the trip back to be questioned, the treacherous marshes cause trouble, and Nicholas and King John's treasure are both lost. Nicholas is nursed back to health by a nunnery. When the news of lost treasure reaches the nuns, they realise the young man they are looking after must know something about this."--Back cover
Country days by Alice Taylor( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Taylor gives accounts of the easy-going, anecdotal life in rural Ireland, filled with the ups and downs of her characters.--
Jump! by Jilly Cooper( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Recently widowed Etta Bancroft nurses an injured filly she names Mrs Wilkinson back to health. A village syndicate helps her, putting the filly into training and the horse is eventually entered in the Grand National. Can she be the first mare in over fifty years, and Amber, her rider become the first woman ever to win this mighty race?
Rachel's holiday by Marian Keyes( file )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
27-year-old Rachel Walsh has a penchant for men in tight leather pants and recreational drugs until she is forced into Dublin's version of the Betty Ford Clinic
The reading group by Elizabeth Noble( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A group of friends, a few bottles of wine and a good book. What could be better? The women who form the Reading Group are as varied as the books they choose to read. But each has secret hopes and fears - for a new lover; a straying husband; an ailing mother; a tearaway teenager . Can they find the answers to life's problems in the pages of a good book?
The Girl on the cliff by Lucinda Riley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Why has a secret from 1914 caused a century of heartache? Troubled by recent loss, Grania Ryan has returned to Ireland and the arms of her loving family. And it is here, on a cliff edge, that she first meets a young girl, Aurora, who will profoundly change her life. Mysteriously drawn to Aurora, Grania discovers that the histories of their families are strangely and deeply entwined ... From a bittersweet romance in wartime London to a troubled relationship in contemporary New York, from devotion to a foundling child to forgotten memories of a lost brother, the Ryans and the Lisles, past and present, have been entangled for a century. Ultimately, it will be Aurora whose intuition and remarkable spirit help break the spell and unlock the chains of the past. Haunting, uplifting and deeply moving, Aurora's story tells of the triumph of hope over loss
Under the skin by Michel Faber( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Under the Skin introduces Isserley, a woman who makes a habit of picking up well-muscled, solitary male hitchhikers. As the story unfolds, her reasons for this quirky selection process become more clear--and more frightening. What is the secret behind her deadly obsession?
Secrets of the lighthouse by Santa Montefiore( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Ellen Trawton is running away from it all. She is due to get married to a man she doesn't love, her job is dragging her down and her interfering mother is getting on her nerves. So she escapes to the one place she knows her mother won't follow her, to her aunt's house. Once there, she uncovers a dark secret and a future she never knew she had. Meanwhile, Caitlin Macausland is mourning the future she can never have. She died tragically in what the village thinks is suspicious circumstances, and now she is stuck in a limbo, unable to move on. And between the two of them is an old lighthouse - the scene of so much tragedy. Can each woman find the peace she so desperately longs for? And can they find the way to live again?
Restoring Grace by Katie Fforde( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Ellie Summer's life is unravelling. A couple of months ago, she was quite happy living with her boyfriend Rick in their little cottage. But now, finding herself pregnant and discovering that Rick is less than enthusiastic about imminent parenthood - things seem rather more complicated. Grace Soudley's life has been coming apart for more than a couple of months. Abandoned by her unsuitable husband for another woman, her only real security is the wonderful old house she was left by her godmother. When Ellie and Grace meet, the two very different women suddenly find they can help each other out
Pastures nouveaux by Wendy Holden( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Rosie and her boyfriend Mark are city folk who have always dreamt of a tiny countryside cottage. The nouveaux-riche Samantha and Guy are also seeking rural bliss - a mansion complete with mile long drive and a team of gardeners
Alice alone by Amanda Brookfield( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
When her youngest child leaves home, Alice realizes that she doesn't love her husband and she needs to start to look after herself again.--
A gathering storm by Rachel Hore( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Photographer Lucy Cardwell has recently lost her troubled father, Tom. While sifting through his papers, she finds he'd been researching an uncle she never knew he'd had. Intrigued, she visits her father's childhood home, the once beautiful Carlyon Manor. She meets an old woman named Beatrice who has an extraordinary story to tell
The silent tide by Rachel Hore( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
When Emily commissions an account of novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself steering a path between Morton's widow who's determined to protect his secrets and the charming and ambitious Joel Richards. But someone is sending Emily messages about Hugh Morton's past and she discovers a buried story that has to be told ... One winter's day in 1948, nineteen year old Isabel Barber arrives at her Aunt Penelope's house in Earl's Court having run away from home to follow her star. A chance meeting with an East European refugee poet leads to a job with his publisher, McKinnon & Holt, and a fascinating career beckons. But when she develops a close editorial relationship with charismatic young debut novelist Hugh Morton and the professional becomes passionately personal, not only are all her plans put to flight, but she finds herself in a struggle for her very survival. Rachel Hore's intriguing and suspenseful new novel magnificently evokes the milieux of London publishing past and present and connects the very different worlds of two young women, Emily and Isabel, who through their individual quests for truth, love and happiness become inextricably linked
Venus envy by Louise Mensch( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Alex shares a flat with three glamorous and successful friends--she's got a really bad case of "Venus" envy
 
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