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McCarthy, Maureen 1953-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 177 publications in 4 languages and 3,187 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Love stories  Children's audiobooks  History 
Roles: Author, Writer of accompanying material, Producer
Classifications: PZ7.M47841245, [FIC]
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Publications about Maureen McCarthy
Publications by Maureen McCarthy
Most widely held works by Maureen McCarthy
Rose by any other name by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
During a road trip with her mother from Melbourne to Fairy Point, Australia, to see her dying grandmother, nineteen-year-old Rose gains a new perspective on events of the previous year, when family problems, the end of a long-term friendship, and bad personal choices dramatically transformed her near-perfect life
When you wish upon a rat by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Ready to swap her disappointing family and school life for something better, eleven-year-old Ruth Craze is granted three wishes from Rodney the Rat, a slightly sinister stuffed animal that was a gift from her favorite aunt
The convent by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Peach is nineteen and pretty happy with the way things are. She has her university studies,two best friends,her younger sister Stella to look after,and a broken heart to mend. But when she takes a summer job at a cafe in the Old Abbotsford Convent, her idea of who she is takes a sharp turn...into the past. The nuns,orphans and fallen women are long gone when Peach discovers her own deep connection to the place. But as the convent's stories intertwine with her own,Peach is jolted out of her comfort zone. How much does she really want to know? And who will be around when she finds out who she really is? Intensely real, warm and provocative, Maureen McCarthy's The Convent reveals in vivid detail how the chouces we make,and the choices made for us,ripple through time
Somebody's crying by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Three years have passed since the murder of Alice's mother, and she, her cousin Jonty, and his friend Tom are drawn together by the mystery of finding her killer
Queen Kat, Carmel and St. Jude get a life by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and German and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Carmel, Jude and Katerina come from the same country town, but they couldn't be more different. So when they all move into the same inner-city house in their first university year, it is a challenge for all of them. Suggested level: secondary
Flash Jack by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
After the family home had been burgled, Jack had lost everything he owned and his whole family was torn apart - Life seemed bleak until he met Diana, and her dog and her grandmother - Suddenly life seemed anything but dull
Chain of hearts by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and German and held by 113 libraries worldwide
At the age of seventeen, Sophie's life is in a mess - In desperation, her family send her to the country to live with an aunt - Here, she goes back into her family's past, and is able to find what she needs to help her make a fresh start
Ganglands by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and German and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Kelly is seventeen and lives with her father who drinks too much. Her house isn't renovated like those of her friends but Kelly has one thing her friends are envious of - Phil, her rich, handsome boyfriend. Then, in a dingy pizza shop she meets Con. It's a chance encounter that changes everything
Cross my heart by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 105 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Mick and Michelle, two young people thrown together as they chase their dreams for the future across outback Australia
Stay with me by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Tess knows she's got to get away. If not for herself, then for her three-year-old daughter. But how? Stuck on a farm in the hills outside Byron Bay, she has no car, no friends and no money - not even a phone. Then suddenly a chance meeting with a stranger offers her a way out . . . a road trip back home to the family she lost contact with years ago. But if she goes, what will be waiting for her there
Careful what you wish for by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Ruth Craze thinks life can't get any worse. She fights with her brothers, her parents drive her mad and no one ever listens to her. So when Rodney the Rat suggests a way out, Ruth is ready to risk everything. Three wishes - Three chances to create her perfect life
When you wake and find me gone by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Slovenian and English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Twenty-year-old Kit loves her life at uni, her friends and her family - Then there is an accident and suddenly, her whole life is thrown off track
Chain of hearts by Maureen McCarthy( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Now 17, Sophie is a mess. Her best friend is dead and her boyfriend is gone. She's dropped out of school, sleeps through the day, eats all night and refuses to see anyone. Her family has had enough. They're dumping her on an aunt she doesn't know in a country town where she'll be a complete stranger. She's bored before she even gets there. But Sophie is about to embark on the strangest journey of her life. It will take her to her family's past, back to the origins of the bitter rift between her mother and aunt, to her uncle and the Vietnam War, and finally to the girl in the painting and the story haunting all their lives
Queen Kat, Carmel & St. Jude get a life by Maureen McCarthy( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Three very different girls from the same country town share an inner city house after their first year out of school. The girls work through self-discovery and mistakes as they face changes and search for new direction in their lives
Rose by any other name by Maureen McCarthy( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
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Fatima by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Saret by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Angie by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Alex by Maureen McCarthy( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Ganglands by Maureen McCarthy( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Kelly is seventeen and lives with her father who drinks too much. Her house isn't renovated like those of her friends but Kelly has one thing her friends are envious of - Phil, her rich, handsome boyfriend. Then, in a dingy pizza shop she meets Con. It's a chance encounter that changes everything
 
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Alternative Names
MacCarthy, Maureen 1953-
Mc Carthy, Maureen 1953-
Languages
English (102)
German (19)
Slovenian (2)
Italian (2)
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