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Lawson, Celeste

Works: 41 works in 181 publications in 1 language and 3,600 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Political fiction  History  Love stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PS3566.A528, 813.54
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Publications about Celeste Lawson
Publications by Celeste Lawson
Most widely held works by Celeste Lawson
Summer in Tuscany by Elizabeth Adler( file )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Gemma Jericho is an overworked New York doctor with a handful of a teenaged daughter and a mother who worries that Gemma has no life. So when her mother receives a mysterious letter telling her about an even more mysterious inheritance in Tuscany, Gemma sees her chance. The three of them throw caution and convention to the wind and leave for Italy. Gemma hopes that a change of scenery will bring back the closeness she used to share with her daughter. And perhaps the challenges of living in a foreign country will give her mother something to worry about beyond Gemma's social life
Love her to death by Linda Palmer( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Morgan Tyler is a feisty head writer for the TV soap opera Love of My Life. Her imagination is always at work, churning out the scenes that fill many a fan's daytime with drama. But when fiction becomes stranger--and more deadly--than art, Morgan is forced to rely on her ingenuity to save herself from "early cancellation." Now Morgan Tyler has a new title, co-executive producer, and a new responsibility: take care of everything. When an actress on the show is murdered, Morgan had better find out who is behind the bloodshed before someone else is written out of the picture
Love is murder by Linda Palmer( file )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Getting killed off is a soap star's worst nightmare, especially when it happens off camera. Morgan Tyler is a beautiful, sassy young widow who lost the love of her life before she turned thirty and now puts all her romantic energies into her job as the head writer of the award-winning soap opera, Love of My Life. When one of the show's starlets is injured in a hit-and-run accident, Morgan crosses paths with the homicide detective Matt Phoenix, who is immediately attracted to her. But their budding relationship becomes complicated when Morgan's boss is murdered and Morgan is revealed as the sole heir to his estate. Does Matt suspect her? Now a real-life killer is after her. And her time--like sands through the hourglass--is running out
Simple steps 10 weeks to getting control of your life by Lisa Lelas( file )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
If you're like most women, you have more worries, wishes, and chores than you can keep track of. You may crave a sense of order and control but have no idea how to attain it and thus find yourself coping with a thousand daily details. Now the women who established the popular Simple Steps program tell you how to soothe your soul and simplify your life in just ten weeks
Cracking your retirement nest egg (without scrambling your finances) by Margaret A Malaspina( file )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
If you are getting serious about retirement this book can show you the right moves to make and the pitfalls to avoid. By understanding what you have to decide and when, you can move into retirement on solid financial ground
Love you madly by Linda Palmer( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
As head writer of the soap opera "Love of my life", Morgan specializes in imperiling her characters. As co-executive producer on the show, she must protect the actors playing them. But when leading man Link Ramsey finds himself stalked by a woman who can't separate fact from fiction, Morgan's job is about to get more complicated. Soon Link's apartment is ransacked and Morgan discovers someone is following her, too. Threats multiply as the cast and crew prepare for a promotional trip to Las Vegas. Now while she's coping with some new plot twists in her personal life as well, Morgan has to keep the danger strictly onscreen, where it belongs
Trophy house by Anne Bernays( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Dannie Faber has lots of reasons to feel blessed. A children's book illustrator, she shares a loving marriage with Tom, a professor, with whom she divides her time between one of Boston's finest suburbs and a beloved beach house in Truro, on Cape Cod. They have equally fortunate friends and a daughter, Beth, who has found success in Manhattan as a magazine editor. Suddenly Dannie's fairy tale comes to an end. A rich newcomer to Truro builds a hideous "trophy house" down the beach from the Fabers', irritating the town's inhabitants before he's even moved in and setting off shock waves that erupt in a nasty racial incident. With an unfortunate turn of events, Dannie's life begins to unravel. Beth loses her boyfriend and quits her job, her best friend falls in love with the owner of the "trophy house", and Dannie's own marriage falls apart
Kiss of death by Linda Palmer( file )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 libraries worldwide
As head writer and producer of a soap opera, Morgan knows she's in trouble when her life threatens to become ever more dramatic than her storylines
The difficult saint a Catherine LeVendeur mystery by Sharan Newman( file )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The 12th century French sleuth, Catherine LeVendeur, travels to Germany to save her sister who is facing a charge of murder
In the shadow of fame a memoir by the daughter of Erik H. Erikson by Sue Erikson Bloland( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The daughter of world-renowned psychoanalyst and theorist Erik Erikson tells the intimate story of her struggle to come to terms with her father's fame and to develop a sense of self in a family in which one's worth is equated with one's fame
Mozart's wife by Juliet Waldron( file )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Mozart's wife aroused strong feelings among her contemporaries. Maturing from child, to wife, to hard-headed widow, Konstanze paid her husband's debts, provided for their children, and relentlessly mythologized her brilliant husband, yet she never marked his grave
Our hearts were young and gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner( file )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Actress Cornelia Otis Skinner and journalist Emily Kimbrough offer a lighthearted, hilarious memoir of their European tour in the 1920s, when they were fresh out of college from Bryn Mawr. Some of the more amusing anecdotes involve a pair of rabbit-skin capes that begin shedding at the most inopportune moments and an episode in which the girls are stranded atop Notre Dame cathedral at midnight. And, of course, there's romance, in the form of handsome young doctor Tom Newhall and college "Lothario" Avery Moore
The green hour a novel by Frederic Tuten( file )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The story of Dominique, an art historian who cannot choose between two men who embody the critical schism in her life: unquenchable idealism and material happiness
Angels unaware by Priscilla A Maine( file )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
It was 1895 and time for a change, or so Rebecca thought. For thirteen years Rebecca Rice had suffocated under the social restraints of widowhood, soaking up the leftovers of other people's lives like a sponge. She can't remember a time in her life when she didn't do exactly what was expected of her until now. Armed with a knowledge of nursing and faith healing that she learned from a visiting missionary group, she heads for the hill country of southeastern Oklahoma, Indian Territory, to share her new vocation. The clannish folk of the hill country, reared and groomed in suspicion and superstition, resent Rebecca's presence in their midst. Rebecca, faced with such human conflicts as hate, distrust, jealousy, ignorance, murder, abortion, and child abuse, must also struggle with the destructive forces of nature--tornado, flood, and snowstorms. But her greatest adversary is the circuit-riding preacher, Zake Daniels, who fears Rebecca's teachings will threaten his hold on his flock
Shadows on the coast of Maine [an antique print mystery] by Lea Wait( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Antique-print dealer Maggie Summer has accepted an invitation to visit her old college friend, Amy, and Amy₂s husband Drew, who have just moved to an eighteenth-century house on the coast of Maine, a house that harbors many secrets. Maggie plans to relax, attend auctions, and shop for antique prints. But upon her arrival, she finds the usually sensible Amy fearful and skittish and her house and marriage in chaos
Shadows on the ivy an antique print mystery by Lea Wait( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Maggie Summer has three loves: her antique print business, Shadows; her career as a community college professor in Somerset County, New Jersey; and the new man in her life, Will Brewer. Her biological clock is pushing her to decide whether she's ready to add a fourth love: an adopted child. Although Will is on the road just now, Maggie's life is full. When the Whitcombs design and dedicate a special dormitory for single parents and their children, Maggie is thrilled to become the faculty adviser to the young parents. Her new assignment gives her plenty of time to think about what single parenthood would mean for her, that is, plenty of time--until one of the young mothers is poisoned and the web of danger at the dorm threatens to encircle Maggie. There is a killer on campus. Is it an outsider or someone Maggie knows and trusts? Does someone want to destroy Whitcomb House or the college? And is Maggie in as much danger as her students?
Outside passage a memoir of an Alaskan childhood by Julia Scully( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
When Julia was seven, her father committed suicide, and she and her sister were sent to an orphanage. Two years later, emotionally damaged by the isolation and brutality of the orphanage, the girls followed their mother to the near-wilderness of the gold-mining territory north of Nome, Alaska. Julia had no idea what to expect when she arrived, but to her surprise she found a healing power in the stark beauty of the vast tundra
The attack a novel by Yasmina Khadra( file )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Dr. Amin Jaafari, an Arab-Israeli citizen, is a respected, dedicated surgeon at a hospital in Tel Aviv. He has learned to live with the violence that plagues his city and works tirelessly to help the victims brought to the emergency room. But one night, a deadly bombing in a local restaurant takes a horrifyingly personal turn, when his wife's body is found among the dead--bearing injuries that match those typically found on the bodies of fundamentalist suicide bombers
Face of the enemy a New York in wartime mystery by Joanne Dobson( file )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, racism and a murder endangers artist Masako Fumi, wife of the desperately ill Professor Oakley. Nurse Louise vows to help the professor save her, defying government agents to expose the real killer
Balanchine variations by Nancy Goldner( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Artistic profile of one of the twentieth century's great choreographers. The literature on Balanchine is vast, but it is primarily biographical. This is the first book to concentrate on the ballets themselves, providing critical analysis and detailed descriptions of what the dancers actually do
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