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Freeman, Beverley

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Works: 85 works in 86 publications in 1 language and 232 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: ard, Other, Narrator
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Publications about Beverley Freeman
Publications by Beverley Freeman
Most widely held works by Beverley Freeman
The long search by Isabelle Holland( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Amateur sleuth Reverend Clair Aldington investigates the murder of college professor Paul Davenport, a crime in which the prime suspect is Davenport's live-in roommate, Janet Covington, a woman hiding terrifying secrets from her past
Gin and daggers a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
While Jessica Fletcher is in London she is invited by an old friend, Marjorie Ainsworth, to attend a weekend party in the country. Marjorie is murdered by someone who slipped into her bedroom late at night and plunged a dagger into her heart. Jessica steps in to solve the murder, which involves a puzzle over the authorship of a new book, the attentions of a handsome inspector from Scotland Yard and an introduction to a side of London she has never seen before
Nothing ventured, nothing gained by Fabian Dattner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Born into the vibrant and creative family of retailer Stephen Dattner, Fabian moved into the family business, developing it in a number of new directions. When her company fell victim to the economic downturn she turned to a new and highly successful career as a motivator and keynote speaker. Fabian Dattner is one of Australia's leading female entrepreneurs, a woman with a passionate commitment to the future and the opportunities presented by change
Marrying Harriet by Marion Chesney( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Lord Charles, confirmed rake and gambler, seems perversely determined to woo Harriet. She has her own reasons for encouraging him; she wants his help in marrying off the Tribble sisters, a man's touch is needed. Meanwhile, more nefarious plans are being brewed for the Tribbles' future, as old acquaintances and enemies gather round
Rascal rain a year in Papua New Guinea by Inez Baranay( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The author went to Enga in Papua New Guinea to work as a volunteer for two years. Her enthusiasm and warmth quickly endeared her to many locals. This is both the fascinating story of the tribes of Enga and a portrait of a woman encountering adventure, friendship and love on a journey of self discovery
Palace of solitude by Soraya( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Soraya, at the age of sixteen, became the Empress of Iran. Her marriage to the Shah was to be undermined and ultimately destroyed by her inability to provide the much-longed for male heir. After her divorce Soraya reconstructed her life; again tragedy struck, her lover and soulmate was killed in an aeroplane crash. Drawing once more on her inner strength, Soraya came to terms with this catastrophe. This is a remarkable and moving memoir
An owl came to stay by Claire Rome( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This is an absorbing account of how the author, at her rural Dorset home, created a foster-home for injured and orphaned owls and won a degree of acquaintanceship with her charges that few human beings can have been privileged to achieve. Presented one day with a box containing a tiny orphaned owlet, Claire Rome was told that its return to the wild would be 'quite impossible'. This book is the triumphant story of how she proved this prediction untrue
The serpentine cave by Jill Paton Walsh( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Marian's mother is silenced, first by a stroke, and then by death, and Marian has left it too late to ask the crucial questions about scenes confusedly remembered from her childhood, and above all about the identity of her father. Marian must delve deep into the past to discover the truth and in doing so confront the demons which have tortured her own adult life
Hollanders House by Juliet Dymoke( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Hollanders House where Isabel lives is entailed upon her cousin Tom. They marry. Their marriage is based on mutual trust and respect, but in many ways they remain remote from one another. Then an army engineering unit, commanded by Captain Irvine, is posted nearby. It is in his arms that Isabel first learns the true nature of passion, and the terrible price it can exact
All the pain that money can buy the life of Christina Onassis by William Wright( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A fascinating biography of Christina Onassis who at twenty-four inherited half a billion dollars and a vast shipping empire. She enjoyed a life of staggering lavishness, and showered money on those she loved. She died, unexpectedly, at thirty-seven, leaving her fortune to her only child, Athina
To brave every danger the epic life of Mary Bryant of Fowey, highwaywoman and convicted felon, her transportation and amazing escape from Botany Bay by Judith Cook( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The remarkable story of Mary Bryant ranges from a small fishing village of 18th century Cornwall, to the rigours of the First Fleet's voyage to Botany Bay, the harshness of life as the colony there was established, the brave and foolhardy escape by boat to East Timor, and the degradations of Newgate
Cracking open a coffin by Gwendoline Butler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
For John Coffin, Chief Commander of police in London, an important case brings more than an investigation into a terrible series of deaths: it arouses sharp thoughts about his career and painful reflections on the ambitions, loves and betrayals in his past. He is forced to confront both his own nature and his love for actress Stella Pinero
Tasma the life of Jessie Couvreur by Patricia Clarke( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In the second half of the nineteenth century Tasma, the Australian writer, lecturer and foreign correspondent was a famous woman. This biography is set against an international background beginning with her early life in Hobart and ending with her life in Brussels
Beyond Euphrates autobiography 1928-1933 by Freya Stark( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In this book the author describes her life in Baghdad and her experiences of living in a harem in Damascus, her journeys in Persia and her treasure hunt in Luristan, besides her visits to England and Canada and her life in Italy
The girl who knew too much by Margaret Pemberton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter on a lonely Bavarian hillside has ensured Susan Carter is the holder of a terrible secret. She alone knows the identities of the assassins who gunned down a German minister. As the murderers try to silence her permanently, a terrifying hide and seek car chase develops across Germany. Susan needs help, but who can she trust?
Flight of a witch an Inspector Felse mystery by Ellis Peters( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Moontide by E. V Thompson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Toby, ship's chaplain during the Battle of Trafalgar, travels to the Cornish coast to recover from his wounds and to take up the curacy of the parish church. Owing to a dispute with Toby's predecessor, John Bettison, Toby is determined to bring about change and soon fuels Bettison's anger. But the real trouble starts when Toby falls in love with a local Quaker girl who leaves without explanation after a dreadful misunderstanding with Bettison. Toby will not rest until they are reunited
The way we are by Ruth Ostrow( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ruth Ostrow's love of life and of the people she meets along the way are a constant delight to regular readers of her column which appears in The Australian. This is a collection of pieces from her column which provides an insight on the pitfalls of modern life
A place in the sun by Nicola Thorne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Let there be love by Gwendoline Butler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Three women: Dodo, Val and Charley, orphaned at birth, are bound by a unique friendship spanning two continents, and two world wars. From Toronto to Paris, austerity to international fame, the friendship they share endures through love affairs, marriages, tragedy and divorce, to their ultimate triumph as women of property and status
 
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