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Barsse, Jocelyne

Overview
Works: 40 works in 64 publications in 2 languages and 124 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Christmas stories  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Chick lit  Suspense fiction  Love stories  Adventure stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PR9199.4.J336, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jocelyne Barsse
Publications by Jocelyne Barsse
Most widely held works by Jocelyne Barsse
The orchid house : a novel by Lucinda Riley( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"For fans of The House at Riverton and Rebecca--a debut spanning from the 1930s to the present day, from a magnificent estate in war-torn England to Thailand, this sweeping novel tells the tale of a concert pianist, Julia, and the prominent Crawford family whose shocking secrets are revealed, leading to devastating consequences for generations to come. As a child Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park, the great house where her grandfather tended exotic orchids. Years later, while struggling with overwhelming grief over the death of her husband and young child, she returns to the tranquility of the estate. There she reunites with Kit Crawford, heir to the estate and her possible salvation. When they discover an old diary, Julia seeks out her grandmother to learn the truth behind a love affair that almost destroyed Wharton Park. Their search takes them back to the 1930s when a former heir to Wharton Park married his young society bride on the eve of World War II. When the two lovers are cruelly separated, the impact will be felt on generations to come. Lucinda Riley skillfully sweeps her readers between the magical world of Wharton Park and Thailand during World War II with irresistible and atmospheric storytelling. Filled with twists and turns, passions and lies, and ultimately redemption, The Orchid House is a romantic, poignant novel that became an instant bestseller in the UK and Germany"--
The importance of being married : a novel by Gemma Townley( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In order to claim a large inheritance, Jessica Wild needs to get her boss to not only notice her existence, but also fall in love with her and marry her within 50 days
Knit two by Kate Jacobs( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Sept femmes, âgées de 20 à 70 ans et vivant dans le même quartier de Manhattan, décident de créer un club de tricot. Tous les vendredis soirs, elles se retrouvent pour tricoter et pour discuter. Ces soirées sont l'occasion de tisser des liens et de créer des amitiés
Knit the season by Kate Jacobs( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Dakota Walker takes a surprise trip to spend the holidays with her Gran in Scotland, accompanied by her father, her uncle, and her maternal grandparents. Together they share a trove of happy memories about past Christmases
The Vintage Teacup Club by Vanessa Greene( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Three women's lives are about to change because of a few delicate pieces of china... When Jenny Davis comes across a beautiful vintage tea set at an outdoor market in the English countryside, she's convinced it's fate. A young bride on a budget, she has her heart set on a vintage tea-party theme for her wedding-and the gorgeous gold-rimmed china before her is perfect. There's only one problem. Two other women have fallen in love with it, too. So they come up with a solution: They'll share it. They establish a sisterhood, sharing the ups and downs of their lives-from broken hearts and weddings, to family drama and career dreams. When a figure from Jenny's past threatens to ruin her big day, Alison's teenage daughter pushes her to the limit, and Maggie's romantic life is thrown into turmoil, the members of the Vintage Teacup Club band together-proving their newfound friendship will last a lifetime. "--
Raison & sentiments by Caroline Harvey( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The J.M. Barrie Ladies' Swimming Society by Barbara Jane Zitwer( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Visiting England to oversee the restoration of J.M. Barrie's home, overworked New York architect Joey feels like an outcast until she starts taking a swim with the other women of the J.M. Barrie Ladies' Swimming Society
Je pleurais en silence by Joe Peters( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The sacred sword by Scott Mariani( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Returning to the UK to try to sort out his stormy personal life, ex-SAS hero and former theology scholar Ben Hope runs into two old friends, Simeon and Michaela, who were once his fellow students at Oxford. Ben senses that Simeon is deeply troubled and frightened, but before the truth can emerge both he and Michaela are wiped out in a devastating road crash. Convinced that his friends deaths were no accident, Ben is propelled on a global quest from the UK to France, the Holy Land and America to unlock the enigma of the sacred sword
The lost wife by Alyson Richman( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
During the last moments of calm in pre-war Prague, Lenka, a young art student, falls in love with Josef. They marry - but soon, like so many others, they are torn apart by the currents of war. In America Josef becomes a successful obstetrician and raises a family, though he never forgets the wife he thinks died in the camps. But in the Nazi ghetto of Terezfn - and later in Auschwitz - Lenka has survived, relying on her skills as an artist and the memories of a husband she believes she will never see again. But, decades later, an unexpected encounter in New York brings Lenka and Josef back together
The lost relic by Scott Mariani( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Whilst visiting a former SAS comrade in Italy, a distracted Ben nearly runs over a young boy--and unwittingly walks into his deadliest mission yet. Ben's involvement with the boy's family runs deeper as he witnesses their brutal murder at a gallery robbery. A seemingly worthless Goya sketch was the principal target in the bloodbath heist. Now it's up to Ben to find out the truth behind the elusive painting. Wrongly accused of murder and forced to go on the run, he must get to the heart of the conspiracy while he still has the chance
Havoc by Jack B Du Brul( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Septième aventure de Philip Mercer, géologue aventurier, liée à l'incendie du Hindenburg en 1937. [SDM]
The Midnight Rose : A Novel by Lucinda Riley( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"From #1 internationally bestselling author Lucinda Riley, an epic story of family secrets, love, and betrayal set in Imperial India, a magnificent English country house in the 1920s, and that same house today"--
From pieces to weight : once upon a time in Southside, Queens by Curtis Jackson( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A violent and introspective memoir that reveals not only 50's story but the story of a generation of youth faced with hard choices and very little options. A tale of sacrifice, transformation and redemption, but it is also one of hope, determination and the power of self. Told in 50's own unique voice, the narrative drips with raw insight, street wisdom, and his struggle to survive at all costs ... and behold the riches of the American Dream.--From publisher description
De lavendeltuin by Lucinda Riley( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This is an epic story of family secrets, love and betrayal between the Second World War and modern day France. 1998: Emilie de la Martinieres has always fought against her aristocratic background, but after the death of her glamorous, distant mother, she finds herself alone in the world and sole inheritor of her grand childhood home in the south of France. As she rediscovers her family's story, Emilie realizes that the Chateau may hold more secrets than just fond childhood memories. What is the tiny room concealed in the wine cellars below and why has it been sealed for the past fifty years? And why did her beloved father never speak of his decorated role in the Second World War? 1944: A promising young British office clerk, Constance Carruthers, is drafted as a spy into Paris during the climax of the conflict. Separated from her contact in her very first hours in France, she stumbles into the heart of a wealthy family who are caught up in the Resistance. Forced to surrender all ties to her homeland, she finds herself drawn into a complex new world where the War threatened to tear apart even the most unshakable of family ties
The cross gardener by Jason F Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Filled with sorrow over the fatal car accident of his wife and their unborn child, John Bevan erects a small cross near the scene of the accident and then withdraws from life and love. But when he encounters a young man kneeling before the cross, touching it up with white paint. John's conversations and travels with this mysterious man--known to him only as the Cross Gardener--forever change his world
Emma by Alexander McCall Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Beloved and bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith lends his delightful touch to Emma, the next book in The Austen Project. Prepare to meet a young woman who thinks she knows everything. Fresh from university, Emma Woodhouse triumphantly arrives home in Norfolk ready to embark on adult life with a splash. Not only has her sister, Isabella, been whisked away on a motorcycle up to London, but her astute governess, Miss Taylor is at a loose end, abandoned in the giant family pile, Hartfield, alongside Emma's anxiety-ridden father. Someone is needed to rule the roost and young Emma is more than happy to oblige. As she gets her fledging design business off the ground, there is plenty to delight her in the buzzing little village of Highbury. At the helm of her own dinner parties and instructing her new little protge, Harriet Smith, Emma reigns forth. But there is only one person who can play with Emma's indestructible confidence, her old friend and inscrutable neighbour George Knightly - this time has Emma finally met her match? You don't have to be in London to go to parties, find amusement or make trouble. Not if you're Emma, the very big fish in the rather small pond. But for a young woman who knows everything, Emma has a lot to learn about herself. Ever alive to the uproarious nuances of human behaviour, and both the pleasures and pitfalls of village life, beloved author Alexander McCall Smith's Emma is the busybody we all know and love, and a true modern delight
The school for husbands by Wendy Holden( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sophie's marriage was perfect, but now it's all gone wrong. Mark works late; she's left with the baby, domestic drudgery, her own career to keep on the go and the growing feeling that Mark is having an affair. When he fails to come home one night it's the last straw. Sophie wants a divorce. But Mark doesn't. He hasn't been unfaithful, just thoughtless. Desperate not to lose his family, he signs up to the 'School for Husbands'; which transforms hopeless spouses into perfect marriage partners. But will its intensive and unusual tuition be enough to get him back with Sophie? Especially now an eligible millionaire is after her
Comment marcher sur des talons aiguilles by Camilla Morton( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Me by Ricky Martin( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In this intimate memoir, international superstar Ricky Martin opens up for the first time about his early childhood, experiences in the famed boy band Menudo, reflections on coming to terms with his sexuality, relationships that allowed him to embrace love, and life-changing decisions like devoting himself to helping children around the world and becoming a father
 
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French (40)
English (2)
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