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Boyd, Carole

Overview
Works: 473 works in 1,139 publications in 2 languages and 13,145 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Epistolary fiction  Novellas  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  Humor 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Singer, Performer, Illustrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6063.C4, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Carole Boyd
Publications by Carole Boyd
Most widely held works by Carole Boyd
The northern clemency by Philip Hensher( file )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Malcolm Glover disappears the night the Seller family moves to Sheffield. From then on, the families' destinies are forever entwined
Classic women's short stories by Katherine Mansfield( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect. "The Garden Party" is one of her most famous, while "Daughters of the Late Colonel" shows a wonderful sense of wit
Lovers and liars by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
It is 1902. Emily is sixteen and blissfully in love with John, two years older. Secretly planning a life together, they are violently separated. Dominated by a brutally possessive uncle, Emily is cruelly taken advantage of. When a child is born, her life is in tatters, and she possesses a frightful secret. Trapped and ashamed, she seeks solace in her daughter, Cathleen. As time passes, with no sign of the man she loved, Emily resigns herself to her fate. However, John remains in her thoughts. Is he still waiting for her? When the father of Emily's child once again preys on her, she must put all thoughts of John aside and find a way to safeguard her daughter -- Back cover
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Fairy-tale romances end with a wedding, and the fairy tales don't get complicated. In this book, the celebrated writer Mr. Fox can't stop himself from killing off the heroines of his novels, and neither can his wife, Daphne. It's not until Mary, his muse, comes to life and transforms him from author into subject that his story begins to unfold differently
Live the dream by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Handsome, wealthy and charismatic. Luke Hammond should have the world at his feet. Instead, he is immersed in a double tragedy which has rocked the quiet town of Blackburn. Luke's only respite from his respectable everyday life as owner of Hammonds factory is the precious time he carves out week when he seeks solace deep in the heart of Ribble Valley. There, his turbulent emotions find their way into his mesmerising and powerful paintings. Luke's lonely nature intrigues Amy Atkinson, a young woman nursing her own heartache
Lady Susan by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The intelligent and beautiful, yet manipulative Lady Susan Vernon, recently widowed, strives for nothing more than to obtain financial security for both herself and her unruly, yet shy daughter Frederica
Journey's end by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago Vicky left Barney, her husband, in Liverpool and moved to the United States. Now the reason for Barney turning against her is being revealed, and she is travelling home to hear it
Atonement by Ian McEwan( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Three children lost their innocence --as the sweltering summer heat bears down on the hottest day in 1935-- and their lives are changed forever
Lady's maid by Margaret Forster( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
She was Elizabeth Barrett's lady's maid. But "Wilson" was more than that. She was a confidante, friend and conspirator in Elizabeth's forbidden romance with Robert Browning. Wilson stayed with Elizabeth for sixteen years, through every trial and crisis, and when Wilson's affairs took a dramatic turn she expected the same loyalty from Elizabeth
The journey by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Three strangers are thrown together by chance. It's an encounter which is destined to change all of their lives for ever
Shakespeare without the boring bits by Humphrey Carpenter( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
A retelling of stories from nine different plays of Shakespeare, including Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night
The beachcomber by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
In 1952, two strangers arrive in West Bay. In this place, they both hope to rebuild their lives, yet someone is trying to wreck their search for happiness
Bad boy Jack by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Deserted by the two women in his life, Robert Sullivan is left to raise three-year-old Nancy and her seven-year-old brother Jack. Unable to cope with his feelings of loss and the rebellious behaviour of his young son, Robert is driven to abandon his children to those he sincerely believes can provide them with a better life. However, after a chance encounter with a stranger, he has a change of heart and decides to go back for them. But, on the way there, he is involved in a horrific accident
Jinnie by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Louise Hunter's life was torn apart by tragedy after her husband Ben killed himself. When her sister abandons her newborn daughter, Jinnie, (fathered by Ben) she adopts the baby and finds happiness once more. Then her sister wants the child back
Abdication by Juliet Nicolson( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
In a tale set against a backdrop of pre-World War II turbulence in England and Edward VIII's scandalous affair, a fatherless chauffeur shares an undeclared love with a complex Oxford undergraduate, a housekeeper hides her Nazi sympathies and a woman struggles with escalating tensions in her friendship with Wallace Simpson
Songbird by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
In the town of Bedford, four students can hear the haunting voice of a woman singing. The beautiful melody is coming from their neighbour - a reclusive creature who never opens the door to anyone or leaves her home in daylight. Madeleine Delaney is driven by a dangerous memory that for more than twenty years has controlled her existence. Madeleine's voice and looks capture the hearts of many, but she only has eyes for Steve Drayton - a handsome but terrifying man. Then one night she witnesses a crime, and her life is changed forever. Ellen's kindness rescues Madeleine from utter devastation. But in order to survive, they must flee London, leaving behind those they dearly love - and danger follows them wherever they go
1000 years of laughter an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( file )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
This anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. It opens with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. Also included here are rarities from 18th, 19th, and 20th century novels and children's books
Chanel an intimate life by Lisa Chaney( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Revolutionizing women's dress, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was the twentieth century's most influential designer. Her extraordinary and unconventional journey--from abject poverty to a new kind of glamour--helped forge the idea of modern woman. Unearthing an astonishing life, this remarkable biography shows how, more than any previous designer, Chanel became synonymous with a rebellious and progressive style
Let it shine by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Ada Williams was once an ambitious woman who believed money and power would bring her happiness. But now she is alone in the world except for her greedy son Peter, who despises her and waits for the day he will inherit her fortune. Ada, however, has a different plan altogether
Rainbow days by Josephine Cox( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Childhood sweethearts, Silas and Cathleen, plan to start a life together. But a jealous woman is determined to ruin their happiness
 
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English (187)
German (1)
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