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James, Erica 1960-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 608 publications in 9 languages and 16,612 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Chick lit  Legal stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6060.A455, 823.914
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Publications by Erica James
Most widely held works by Erica James
Promises, promises by Erica James( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
"Maggie, married to a bore who doesn't appreciate her, promises that from now on she's going to stand up for herself. Ella, an artistic interior designer, promises that from now on her head is going to rule over her heart. Ethan, struggling in a lifeless marriage, promises that there will be no more women. But when Ella appears unexpectedly on Ethan's doorstep, he finds himself turning to her for very different reasons. And when the hero of Maggie's dreams actually appears, she wonders which path she's really supposed to follow."--Publisher's description
The queen of new beginnings by Erica James( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Clayton Miller's life is a mess. His career as a comedy scriptwriter has stalled and his girlfriend has left him. He executes a spectacularly public fall from grace and his agent banishes him to the middle of nowhere. Then he meets Alice who soon becomes suspicious this unknown man has something to hide. But then so has she
Gardens of delight by Erica James( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Recently married, Helen and her wealthy husband have just moved into the Old Rectory. With her husband spending so much time away from home, Helen throws herself into caring for the garden that was the pride and joy of its previous owner. But Helen needs help - and friends - and so decides to take the plunge and join the local Garden Club. Conrad isn't the least bit interested in gardening. Widowed for five years, his life revolves around work and humouring Mac, his curmudgeonly elderly uncle who lives with him and who has expressed a desire to go on the Gardens of Delight tour. But only if Conrad will accompany him. Reluctantly, Conrad agrees. 'Anything for a peaceful life, ' he concedes. But a peaceful life is the last thing any of them are in for
Airs & graces by Erica James( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
After her husband abandons her, Ellen is determined to marry for money. Two people, an artist and a homeless girl, enter her life and make her change her mind
Tell it to the skies by Erica James( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 882 libraries worldwide
A woman living in Venice sees a face that recalls a difficult period of her childhood and causes her to return to London to face the past
Love and devotion by Erica James( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 823 libraries worldwide
At the age of thirty two, Harriet Swift thinks she has the perfect life - a satisfying career, her own flat and a new boyfriend who respects her need for her own space. But when tragedy strikes and her only sister is killed in a car crash, Harriet is forced to give up her will ordered life and to help her parents look after her orphaned niece and nephew. Moving back to her childhood home and sacrificing so much doesn't come easy and before long Harriet discovers things about her family she never believed possible
It's the little things by Erica James( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 794 libraries worldwide
A look at the lives of three tsunami survivors three years after the event
Real katie lavender by Erica James( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Katie Lavender has always thought she was pretty unshockable, until a year after her mother's death she receives a letter from a solicitor telling her that the man she thought was her father, in fact wasn't. Her real father, a man named Stirling Nightingale, has for years been building a trust fund for her. And now she's of an age to collect it
A sense of belonging by Erica James( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 727 libraries worldwide
A British novel set in a middle-class housing development, tracing the lives of its residents and the friendships that develop. A tale of love, divorce, illness-- and the joy of belonging. By the author of Airs and Graces
Hidden talents by Erica James( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Dulcie Ballantyne begins a creative writing group called Hidden Talents which unites an assortment of personalities who gradually begin to divulge their private lives
The Hidden Cottage by Erica James( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Mia Channing appears to have an enviable life: a beautiful home in the village of Little Pelham, a happy, stable marriage, a job she enjoys and three grown-up children to whom she's devoted. But appearances are deceiving; the truth is that it's all a precarious balancing act. When the family gather for her son's thirtieth birthday, Daisy, her youngest daughter, drops a bombshell in only the way Daisy can. Once again Mia finds herself cast in the role of peacemaker. It's a role she's tired of. Not surprisingly, Mia longs for escape
Paradise house by Erica James( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Angel Sands is an old fashioned seaside resort of bed and breakfasts, cottages to let and teashops. And with the best views of the tiny beach and surrounding coastline is Paradise House, home to the Baxter girls
Summer at the Lake by Erica James( Book )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
It was a wedding invitation that changed everything for Floriana ...If she hadn't been so distracted at the thought of having to witness the one true love of her life get married, she would have seen the car coming. If she'd seen the car coming, there would have been no need for elderly spinster Esme Silcox and local property developer Adam Strong to rush to her aid. And if Floriana hadn't met Adam and Esme she would never have had the courage to agree to attend Seb's wedding in beautiful Lake Como. For Esme, Lake Como awakens memories of when she stayed at the lake as a nineteen-year-old girl and fell in love for the first time. So often she's wondered what happened to the man who stole her heart all those years ago, a man who changed the course of her life. Now it's time for both Esme and Floriana to face the past - and the future - on the shores of this most romantic and enchanting of lakes
The Dandelion Years by Erica James( Book )
14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl. A rambling pink cottage on the edge of the Suffolk village of Melbury Green, its enchanting garden provided a fairy-tale playground of seclusion, a perfect sanctuary to hide from the tragedy which shattered her childhood. Now an adult, Saskia is still living at Ashcombe and as a book restorer devotes her days tending to the broken, battered books that find their way to her, daydreaming about the people who had once turned their pages. When she discovers a notebook carefully concealed in an old Bible - and realising someone has gone to a great deal of trouble to hide a story of their own - Saskia finds herself drawn into a heart-rending tale of wartime love
The holiday by Erica James( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and German and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Torn between struggling to live up to the expectations of being a Modern Woman and ridding herself of the effect of a repressed upbringing, Izzy Jordan would be the first to admit that it's time to take stock of her life. She's 31 with a teaching career on the skids - not surprising really, given that she harbours a strong desire to lock her pupils in the art room cupboard and throw away the key. She also has a manipulative mother and an ex-boyfriend whose parting shot was to tell her she was boring in bed! So when she's invited to spend the summer on Corfu and is offered the chance of a no-strings holiday romance with the irresistible Theo, what should she do? Go for it, or listen to the voice of Modern Woman and tell him to sling his hook? Just as she thinks she's made up her mind, along comes Mark, whose turbulent past sets in motion a series of dramatic events
Precious Time by Erica James( Book )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
In order to spend more time with her four-year-old son Ned, Clara Costello trades in her secure, well-paid job and two-seater sports car for a camper van called Winnie, and sets off in search of adventure. Of course, her friends and family think she's gone mad. But when they arrive in Deaconsbridge, a small market town on the edge of the Peak District, Clara and Ned become drawn into the lives of the locals. Two in particular seem destined to get under Clara's skin: Gabriel Liberty, a cranky widower who terrifies his family; and Archie Merryman, a local dealer in second-hand furniture, who possesses a heart of gold. Then Clara finds herself having to confront a dilemma much closer to home, and one she had hoped she would never have to face ... -- BOOK COVER
A breath of fresh air by Erica James( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Charlotte Lawrence is consumed by guilt -- after months of agonising she finally asked her workaholic husband for a divorce. The very same day, Peter was killed in a tragic accident. Charlotte's only wish is to return home to the idyllic Cheshire village of her childhood
Time for a change by Erica James( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and German and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Hilary Parker is very happy: she has a kind, caring husband, David, two lively children, and she immerses herself in both family life and life in the village of Hulme Welford, which has been her home since childhood. Then one Monday morning her comfortable world is turned upside down: Hilary discovers David is having an affair. Should she confront him and risk losing everything? Or turn a blind eye, as her neighbour Cindy has done over her own husband's numerous dalliances? Or should she throw herself at attractive newcomer to the village, Nick Bradshaw? Whatever she decides to do, life will certainly never be the same again - but even so, Hilary is unprepared for the unexpected turn of events that awaits her. -- BOOK COVER
Act of faith by Erica James( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Sarah gives in to her best friend's cajoling to share Christmas with her and her awful husband Trevor. In an extraordinary act of daring impetuosity, she decides to play god with her friend's incomprehensible marriage. It is plan made with the best of intentions, but has consequences that not even she could have forseen
Love and devotion by Erica James( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
At the age of 32, Harriet Swift thinks she has the perfect life--a satisfying career, her own flat, and a new boyfriend who respects her need for her own space. But when tragedy strikes, and her only sister is killed in a car crash, Harriet is forced to give up her well-ordered life and to help her parents look after her orphaned niece and nephew. Moving back to her childhood home and sacrificing so much doesn't come easily. And before long, Harriet discovers things about her family she never believed possible
 
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Alternative Names
Džeimsa, Erika 1960-
Erica James British writer
Erica James Brits schrijfster
Erica James brytyjska pisarka
Sullivan, Erica 1960-
Languages
English (309)
Dutch (59)
German (21)
Polish (3)
Slovenian (1)
Swedish (1)
Macedonian (1)
Serbian (1)
Turkish (1)
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