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Barrie, June

Overview
Works: 83 works in 326 publications in 1 language and 5,406 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Pastoral fiction  Historical fiction  Love stories  Christmas stories  Sagas 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PR6069.A42,
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Publications about June Barrie
Publications by June Barrie
Most widely held works by June Barrie
Winter in Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
" ...the arrival of a stranger to live in the village stirs up ripples of speculation and interest..." -- from container
Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
This volume introduces Thrush Green, the neighboring village to Fairacre; its blackthorn bushes, thatch-roofed cottages, enchanting landscape, and jumble sales. Readers will delight in a new cast of characters and also welcome familiar faces as they become immersed in the village's turn of events on one pivotal day--May Day. Before the day is over, life and love and perhaps eternity will touch the immemorial peace of the village
The market square by Read( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Round the market square the life of Caxley revolved, from horse-drawn drays to the noisy new motors and the aeroplanes that the young men of Caxley longed to fly, from the coronation of King Edward VII to the last flowering of the Empire, ending on the muddly battlefields of the Somme. For Sep it was the end of an era; for Bertie and Kathy, the beginning of happiness; and for young Edward, tasting his first glass of wine, there was a world of tomorrows
The summer house by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 libraries worldwide
In the small inlaid wooden box, Matt's mother had kept all his childhood memories. Amongst them are many photos of Matt as a child, growing up. But something about the photos has always puzzled Matt-- was that really him? He did not remember those clothes or those toys. And where, in the photos, was his sister Imogen? He has a strange unresolved feeling that there is something missing in his life
Echoes of the dance by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Roly Carradine has found refuge in Cornwall, in the mellow stone house of his childhood. A broken marriage made Roly remove himself from his busy London life, and here in Cornwall he welcomes Kate, also seeking refuge from the grief of losing her husband, and young Daisy Quin, a dancer recovering from a back injury. Roly's son Nat, a garden designer with his own secret burden to bear, lives not far away and is plagued by the unsympathetic visits of his mother Monica, Roly's ex-wife. Roly, Kate, Daisy and Nat all try to find resolution in the beauty and peace of the Cornish countryside
Changes at Fairacre by Read( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
"Times are changing in the charming downland village of Fairacre, and Miss Read isn't certain that it's all for the best. The new commuter lifestyle has caused a drop in attendance at the local school, and officials are threatening closure. Miss Read worries about the failing health of Dolly Clare. Vegetable gardens have given way to trips to the Caxley markets, and the tradional village fete now includes a prize for the best quiche. With her trademark patience and good humor, Miss Read hopes for the best and plans for the worst as the village grows increasingly modern"--Container
The birdcage a novel by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
In a tale set in a manor house that spans decades in the lives of two people, a young woman struggles with her yearnings for a father, while a man must choose between being true to himself and sacrificing those he has promised to protect
The prodigal wife by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
The Keep, that beautiful, ancient family home where the Chadwick family had lived for generations, is still a haven from the heartbreaks and storms of life. Jolyon Chadwick, a famous television presenter, takes his new girlfriend Henrietta home to meet his extended family - and also to meet Marie, the mother who deserted him and his father many years ago, now re-appeared and seeming to want forgiveness. Jolyon, however, is not in the mood for forgiveness. And Henrietta, still vulnerable from the break-up of her own parents marriage, is not sure whether she can move on
The Howards of Caxley by Read( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Tells of three generations of two interwoven families, the Norths and the Howards, and of WWII
The way we were by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Tiggy brings up her son alone after her partner is killed in an accident. She finds support from her friend Julia in a remote house on Bodmin Moor. When her son is about to become a father himself thirty years later, the next generation discovers that there are secrets from the past which must be uncovered
Storm in the village & the Fairacre festival by Read( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Storm in the village: Miss Read, the headmistress of Fairacre School, learns of a proposed new housing development that soon has the citizens of Fairacre up in arms
Return to Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
It's spring again in the village, and with the change of the seasons comes change in the lives of many villagers. The Young family's tranquility is disrupted by the sudden arrival of Joan's father, while Molly and Ben Curdle consider putting an end to their wandering days in order to finally settle down. Even the reappearance of Sexton Albert Piggott - one of Thrush Green's more malevolent sorts - cannot dim the happiness that inevitable prevails at Thrush Green
Regency buck by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
It is in regrettable circumstances that beautiful Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine first encounter Julian St John Audley. The man, they both agree, is an insufferably arrogant dandy. But unfortunately for them, he is also the Fifth Earl of Worth, a friend of the Regent and, quite by chance, their legal guardian.--Container
A week in winter by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Moorgate is a charming old country house that belongs to Maudie Todhunter, a spirited widow who has been holding onto the place for the sake of her beloved granddaughter, Posy. But Maudie can no longer afford a second home, so she reluctantly decides to sell Moorgate, setting fate in motion, bringing old secrets to light, and causing a saga to unfold
The golden cup by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Paradise has been home to generations of Trevannions: Paradise, the house at the head of a sheltered Cornish valley where Mrs Trevannion lives, surrounded by her family. Frail and elderly, Honor Trevannion, bedridden following a nasty fall, is inexplicably anxious and distressed by the arrival of a young American bearing an old black and white photograph of a double wedding and looking for a long-lost relation. Honor's children try to nurse her back to health, unaware of the secrets she keeps from those closest to her
Village affairs by Read( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The people of Fairacre are up in arms about the possible closure of the village school. This anxious time for Miss Read is made bearable by the supprot of all her friends and neighbours . Follwoing the seasons, this countryside classic evokes a rural idyll with amusement, warmth and deep affection
Village centenary by Read( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
The village school is a hundred years old and Miss Read, the school mistress, is fully occupied trying to recapture the march of years under its roof
Memories of the storm by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Clio is staying with her aunt, Hester, at Bridge House on the edge of Exmoor. A beautiful house, it is the scene of many happy childhood memories. But Clio has no idea that it was the setting for a terrible incident after the Second World War
Winning through by Marcia Willett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
It has been thirty years since the Chadwick siblings arrived at the Keep in Devon to live with their grandmother. While much has changed since then, The Keep remains a sanctuary for the whole family
The sex life of my aunt by Mavis Cheek( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Lovely home, lovely husband, lovely family: apart from the envy of her less contented sister, everything in Dilys's rags-to-riches life is lovely, lovely, lovely. Until the day she meets a man at a railway station who is also-lovely. As she hurtles towards either her destruction or her liberation she discovers that ancient Aunts have their own dark secrets, and that envious sisters have their reasons
 
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