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Metzger, Janet

Overview
Works: 29 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 5,477 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Christmas stories  Psychological fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3573.O6418, 813.54
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Publications about Janet Metzger
Publications by Janet Metzger
Most widely held works by Janet Metzger
Silver girl by Elin Hilderbrand( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
Facing homelessness and a loss of social standing after her husband cheats rich investors out of billions of dollars, Meredith and her best friend, Connie, who has troubles of her own, escape to Nantucket to heal
Lost Lake a novel by Sarah Addison Allen( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
"Suley, Georgia, is home to Lost Lake Cottages and not much else. Which is why it's the perfect place for newly-widowed Kate and her eccentric eight-year-old daughter Devin to heal. Kate spent one memorable childhood summer at Lost Lake, had her first almost-kiss at Lost Lake, and met a boy named Wes at Lost Lake. It was a place for dreaming. But Kate doesn't believe in dreams anymore, and her Aunt Eby, Lost Lake's owner, wants to sell the place and move on. Lost Lake's magic is gone. As Kate discovers that time has a way of standing still at Lost Lake can she bring the cottages--and her heart--back to life? Because sometimes the things you love have a funny way of turning up again. And sometimes you never even know they were lost . . . until they are found"--
Midnight promises by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
When Elliott Cruz first courted struggling single mom Karen Ames, it was a romance worthy of any Sweet Magnolia fantasy. The sexy personal trainer made it his mission to restore Karen's strength, physical and emotional,and to charm her children. Now, a few years into their marriage, colliding dreams threaten to tear them apart
Catching fireflies by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
When bullying threatens to destroy a teen's life, painful memories resurface for dedicated high school teacher Laura Reed and pediatrician J. C. Fullerton. With the support of the Sweet Magnolias, they bring the town together to ensure that a promising student's future isn't ruined. And to establish once and for all that bullying has no place in Serenity, South Carolina. Both J.C.'s and Laura's passion for the cause is deeply personal, and their growing feelings for each other are just as strong. But with so many secret hurts to overcome, can these two vulnerable lovers find the strength to believe in happily ever after?
Amazing Gracie by Sherryl Woods( Computer File )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
When Gracie MacDougal returns to Seagull Point, Virginia, seeking to reform her workaholic ways, she discovers more than a place to relax. She finds a town and a house which she envisions as a perfect bed-and-breakfast. But on person, southern charmer Kevin Daniels, is not interested in selling Grace her dream house
Where azaleas bloom by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Single mom Lynn Morrow is determined to put food on the table for her son and daughter. Her soon-to-be-ex-husband has failed to meet his obligations time and again -- but it turns out that Ed is struggling with his own demons. Enter contractor Mitch Franklin, an unlikely knight in shining armor. A widower with two grieving sons, Mitch once admired Lynn from afar. Now he sees in her not only the sweet girl who got away, but a woman desperately in need of support
Best staged plans a novel by Claire Cook( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Sandy Sullivan is a professional home stager in the Boston suburbs, so getting rid of her own house, remaking it for the market, and downsizing should be a breeze. But nothing is ever as easy as it seems, with her husband Greg dragging his feet and their son Luke moving back home to inhabit the basement. Sandy reads them the riot act and takes a job staging a boutique hotel in Atlanta recently acquired by her best friend's boyfriend
Swan Point by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Determined to build a new life for her family after her divorce, Adelia Hernandez has bought a home in historic Swan Point. Promoted to manager of Main Street's most fashionable boutique, she feels ready for a fresh start as a single mom. But then, she crosses paths with the sexiest man in Serenity. Gabe Franklin, back in town to make amends for past mistakes, brings passion and laughter into Adelia's life. To their surprise, sometimes a rolling stone is just what it takes to build a family
Always by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Lisa Landon is a brilliant singer and performer who is secretly withdrawn drawing upon years of bad memories. As she travels from engagement to engagement she eventually ends up in the exotic desert nation of Sedikhan, where she meets Clancy Donahue. Clancy is the Sedikhan security chief, and wants to use the beautiful and vulnerable Lisa in a trap to capture a terrorist moneyman. The bait is irresistible, so irresistible that Clancy falls for his own bait
Coming up for air by Patti Callahan Henry( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
On the coast of Alabama, there is a house cloaked in mystery, a place that reveals the truth and changes lives. Ellie is in a dying marriage. She knows it. After her controlling mother, Lillian, passes away, Ellie's world is turned upside down when she discovers that her ex-boyfriend Hutch, is in charge of a documentary that involved Lillian before her death. When Hutch shows up at her mother's funeral, Ellie's closed heart opens to the past
A slice of heaven by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
When her teenage daughter ends up in the hospital after starving herself, chef Dana Sue must embrace the power of forgiveness when her cheating husband, whom she kicked out, returns home to help her deal with their self-destructive child
Stealing home the sweet magnolias by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
There's nothing calm or peaceful about Maddie Townsend's life since her marriage broke up. She is a tad on edge with everything on her plate, but it's nothing compared to the chaos that ensues when she discovers that Cal Maddox, her son's baseball coach, has feelings for her and the whole town disapproves. She's faced a lot of challenges lately with strength and resolve, but he may turn out to be more than she can handle
Feels like family by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Forty-two-year-old matrimonial attorney Helen Decatur finds her decision to have a child complicated by her two best friends, her attraction to a man who doesn't want a family, and love
Welcome to Serenity by Sherryl Woods( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Although she feels that the holidays are a season of misery, Jeanette Brioche is pushed into working on the town's annual Christmas festival with the sexy new town manager, Tom McDonald. But with romance in the air, Jeanette and Tom take a fresh look at their painful pasts and a hopeful look into the future
Living in America a hundred years of Ybor City ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
This film celebrates the long and rich tradition of Latin culture in this country in its vivid portrayal of Ybor City, Florida. This multicultural community was founded in the 1880s, when Cuban, Spanish and Italian immigrants arrived to work in the thriving cigar factories. It flourished until World War II when the effects of assimilation, urban renewal and the decline in the cigar industry led to its demise. The film captures the colors, rhythms, and texture of this close-knit, ethnic enclave. Here people played dominoes over a cup of cafe con leche, socialized at the dance clubs, and took pride in a perfect, hand-rolled cigar. Although they experienced hard times and discrimination, they always had a protective community to fall back on
The art of keeping secrets a novel by Patti Callahan Henry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Since a solo plane crash killed her husband two years ago, Annabelle Murphy has found solace in raising her two children. Just when she thinks the grief is behind her, she receives news that the wreckage of the plane has been discovered, and that her husband did not die alone. He was with another woman. Suddenly Annabelle is forced to question everything she once held true. Sofie Milstead knows the woman who was on that plane. A dolphin researcher who has lived a quiet life, Sofie has never let anyone get too close. But when Annabelle shows up on Sofie's doorstep full of painful questions, both women must confront their intertwining pasts, and find the courage they need to face the truth
Where the river runs by Patti Callahan Henry( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A married woman who has carried the burden of a terrible secret summons the courage to make a decision that may destroy her well-ordered life, her family's reputation, her contented marriage, and everything she's worked so hard to protect--including her heart
Losing the moon by Patti Callahan Henry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
When her son brings home his first serious girlfriend, a woman is shocked to meet the girl's father--the college boyfriend who captured her heart and soul and then, without a word, disappeared
Weapon of choice a novel by Patricia Gussin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
When a highly resistant bacterial infection begins killing many of the patients at Tampa City Hospital, Laura Nelson, the hospital's chief of surgery, must find a solution to the outbreak before it claims the life of her own daughter
The last night at the Ritz by Elizabeth Savage( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The intelligent, captivating, and as she admits, not entirely trustworthy, unnamed narrator invites three close friends to lunch with her at the Ritz Hotel in Boston to celebrate her birthday. Two of them, Len and Gay, are a long married couple she has known since college days. The third, Wes, was once her lover. As the drinks flow, the party takes an unexpected turn. The past and present intrude upon their celebration, and before the night is through, truths and secrets slip out that will forever change their relationships
 
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