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Stephens, Linda

Overview
Works: 172 works in 530 publications in 1 language and 25,593 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Religious fiction  Interviews  Romance fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator, Singer, Author, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3569.M5376, 813.54
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Publications about Linda Stephens
Publications by Linda Stephens
Most widely held works by Linda Stephens
Bittersweet by Nevada Barr( file )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Teacher Imogene Grelznik protects her pupil, Sarah Tolstonadge, from her abusive husband, and the two fall in love but have to move from Pennsylvania to Nevada to stay together
The pattern of her heart by Tracie Peterson( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
As Jasmine and her husband thank God for delivering their daughter from certain death, tragic news arrives. Yellow fever has decimated Jasmine's Mississippi family. And now the Houstons must leave their Massachusetts horse farm to face the challenges of Willows Plantation. But soon their desire to free the plantation's slaves kindles a strife that threatens both their resolve and their safety
The last girls by Lee Smith( file )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 763 libraries worldwide
On a bright June day in 1965, a dozen girls -- classmates at a Blue Ridge women's college -- launch a ramshackle raft on a trip down the Mississippi. Thirty-five years later, four of the "girls" reunite to cruise the river again on a luxury steamboat and rediscover themselves
A tapestry of hope by Tracie Peterson( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Jasmine Wainwright never expected her father to include her in a deal to sell off the plantation. Moving to Massachusetts as a new wife, she must look to God's grace for help to withstand an unloving husband
Stealing with style by Emyl Jenkins( file )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
In her debut adventure, Sterling Glass, an intrepid antiques appraiser and amateur sleuth, must foil a plot set up by a shady construction company looking to bilk the elderly out of their prized possessions. Following a trail of clues from her small Virginia town to New York City, Sterling and her #1 guy Peter try to bring these crooks to justice
A daughter's inheritance by Tracie Peterson( file )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Fanny and her cousins find their friendship tested by their grandfather's bequest. With her nefarious Uncle Jonas now her guardian, Fanny struggles to keep all that's rightfully hers--including a love that's true
Come sing, Jimmy Jo by Katherine Paterson( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
When his family becomes a successful country music group and makes him a featured singer, eleven-year-old James has to deal with big changes in all aspects of his life, even his name
The woodsman's daughter by Gwyn Hyman Rubio( file )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
The Woodsman's Daughter is set in 19th-century rural Georgia. Dauntless teenaged beauty Dahlia is plagued by her hard-drinking father and his terrible secrets. Determined to make a better life for herself, Dahlia strikes out to raise her own family. But her life is haunted by tragedy, and she is never out of reach of fate's cruel hand
The Victory Club by Robin Lee Hatcher( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Margo King fears for her son fighting on the North African front and tries to hide her painful past. Dotty King searches for forgiveness from her mother and God after committing a single ardent mistake. Lucy Anderson struggles to resist temptation while her husband is away in England. And Penelope Maxfield longs for a new life free from her husband and children
Enchanted night by Steven Millhauser( file )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 687 libraries worldwide
One hot summer night, as the full mon roses over a small Connecticut town, people are pulled outside by its radiant force. Millhauser creates a magical spall of the Moon and the fascinating visions make a symphony of light and shadow
Fancy strut by Lee Smith( file )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
"Speed, Alabama is celebrating its sesquintennial, 150 years of proud existence--and its whimsical inhabitants will surely not let the event pass without a party. Eccentric resident Miss Iona is there to chronicle the events in her society column featured in the Messenger and to make sure the "zestful preparation" is carried out in a proper southern fashion. For gentile and dignified Miss Iona, that means no majorettes will be featured on the society page!"--Container
Family linen by Lee Smith( file )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Sybil Hess recovers a childhood memory under hypnosis that leads her on a darkly comic search for the truth
Lying awake by Mark Salzman( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
In a Carmelite monastery outside present-day Los Angeles, life goes on in a manner virtually un-changed for centuries. Sister John of the Cross has spent years there in the service of God. And there, she alone experiences visions of such dazzling power and insight that she is looked upon as a spiritual master
Black Mountain breakdown by Lee Smith( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Crystal Spangler was always the apple of her mother's eye, but, through enormous successes and some confusion, "there's something calling her back to where it all began, in the shadow of Black Mountain."
A love woven true by Tracie Peterson( file )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Young and recently widowed, Jasmine Houston confronts the vital issues of freedom and slavery, love and hate, life and death. As Jasmine's opposition to slavery grows and her friendship with her bachelor brother-in-law Nolan deepens, her Massachusetts horse farm soon becomes a stop for the Underground Railroad. With both her mother and mammy dying, she and her young son rush to the family plantation in Mississippi--escorted by Nolan. Keeping a death-bed promise, Jasmine tries to emancipate her mammy's son. But soon a sinister kidnapper will put her faith and her love to the ultimate test
Me and my baby view the eclipse by Lee Smith( file )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
A storyteller in the very best southern tradition, Lee Smith pens unexpected plots vibrant with luminous prose. Her powerful short stories in Me and My Baby View the Eclipse captures those extraordinary moments in everyday life when greatness and tragedy shimmer through the surface
A bride in the bargain by Deeanne Gist( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Set to lose half his timberland in 1866 Washington Territory unless he finds a wife soon, widower Joe Denton places an order for a bride who can cook. When she arrives, the bonnie lass certainly cooks up a storm--but she knows nothing about marrying Joe
Every secret thing by Ann Tatlock( file )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Returning to her high school alma mater two decades after her graduation fills English teacher Beth Gunner with both nostalgia and trepidation. Soon she must confront a haunting secret from her past
Where willows grow by Kim Vogel Sawyer( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Without rani or topsoil, Anna Mae Phipps and her husband Harley struggle to provide for their two young children on their family farm. With another baby on the way, Harley sells his mules and travels a hundred miles to earn money building an elaborate WPA monument. But after only receiving Harley's first paycheck, Anna Mae grows increasingly desperate as months drag on without even a word from her husband
Cakewalk by Lee Smith( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
This collection of nine stories, ranging from poignant ballads to delightfully inventive forms, will make you chuckle and leave you with a satisfying sense that no matter how unruly or warped life may seem, equilibrium can be found after all
 
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