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Pemberton, Margaret

Works: 133 works in 459 publications in 8 languages and 7,368 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6066.E488, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Margaret Pemberton
The four of us by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, four very different girls meet on their first day of school. For seven years, they are inseparable and when they leave school and move into a flat in London together, it seems that life can only get better. But it doesn't take long before their relationship begins to disintegrate
A time to remember by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the threat of war hangs over Europe, Adam Harland takes his young wife, twenty years his junior, away from a burgeoning career as a concert pianist to Hong Kong. Once there, they soon make friends, but Elizabeth tries to stay away from Raefe Elliot, a notorious womanizer, but he is the only man who has ever truly understood her
The flower garden by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To tell a patient they are about to die is never the easiest of tasks. When the patient is thirty-five, a woman and exceptionally beautiful, the task is even harder. In the winter of 1934 Nancy Leigh Cameron learns that she has only one more year to live. She is famous, sought-after, and living a life of deep inner loneliness. Her husband, Senator Jack Cameron, is cold and self-seeking. He needs Nancy because she can help him to become President. Her father, Chips O'Shaughnessy, ebullient Irish mayor of Boston, loves Nancy, but also needs her socially desirable marriage to last so that he can further his own career. When Nancy learns that she is to die she decides that she will live her last year for herself. Leaving New York for the exclusive hotel of Sanfords on the flower-filled island of Madeira, she embarks on the love affair of a lifetime. She has no idea that Ramon Sanford, the man she loves, is her father's bitterest enemy, and that their passion will unlock dark family secrets and tragedies that have lain buried for more than a generation. Set in the 1930s The Flower Garden is a grand love story in the tradition of Brief Encounter and An Affair to Remember
The Londoners by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never leave me by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance combines with resistance to the occupying Germans in the village of Sainte-Marie-des-Ponts during World War II
Magnolia Square by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945: The war was over, and the families who lived in Magnolia Square could look forward to their men coming home and their lives returning to normal. But for some, the end of the war brought serious problems. Kate Voigt was at last able to marry Leon Emmerson, the man she loved, a Londoner like herself, but of mixed race. When old man Harvey, a powerful and wealthy figure in South London and great-grandfather to Kate's small son, heard of the match he was determined that young Matthew should not be raised by Leon. Slowly, insidiously, he began the fight to wrest Kate's son away from her. And for Jewish refugee Christina, who had married Jack Robson, a commando and the handsomest man in the Square, the end of the war brought its own special torment. She was convinced that her mother and grandmother had somehow escaped the holocaust and were alive. It seemed that her determination to find them could put everything, even her marriage, at risk. As Magnolia Square, scarred and battered, but still surviving, prepared to enjoy the 'Peace', so the inhabitants of the Square begin to try and rebuild their lives
Moonflower madness by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'But I don't hate Chung King!' Gianetta cried passionately. 'I love it. I love the temples and pagodas and the plum blossom and the junks on the river. What I hate is only being able to see these things from a distance. I want to visit the temples. I want to walk out on the hills beneath the plum trees. I want to enjoy China, not be protected from it!' Beneath the light of the moon the Chinese Moonflower blooms only one night of the year. No European has seen it blossom, and Zachary Cartwright is determined to do so. Giannetta Hollis, niece of the British Envoy, becomes an uninvited member of the expedition, to travel to the remotest part of China in search of Moonflowers. It is a decision that transforms her life, bringing her more adventure than she had ever dreamed possible, and love beyond her wildest imaginings
The last goodbye by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Kingsley fled to Hong Kong with her older husband when war seemed inevitable. Thrown into the glamorous expatriate lifestyle, Elizabeth finds herself drawn to Raefe Elliot, a notorious womanizer. As the Japanese prepare to invade Hong Kong and the old world is about to be destroyed for ever, Elizabeth at last finds happiness. But then her peace is threatened when she and Raefe become fugitives in a war-torn world
The turbulent years by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbra, Serena and Gabrielle, three women with nothing in common except the Vietnam War, are reunited in Saigon where each embarks on a search for her missing husband. They are drawn together by their shared fear and grief, and by a common purpose to find the men they love
Unforgettable days by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their husbands go missing, the three girls must draw on all their courage simply to keep going. They pursue their lives with a determination borne of need, but when chance brings them together, they find strength in their new friendship which carries them through despair into hope. Together they set out for Vietnam to find the men they loved and find themselves
The guilty secret by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scratch the veneer of opulence at the 'Enclave', a cluster of villas bought for the movie star Rosalind by her millionaire husband, and a reality of fear, frustration, guilt and love betrayed glimmer from beneath. Rosalind's cousin Jenny is there to fight her despair over killing a woman and child in a car accident. The stranger Jonathan is burdened by some darkness in his past. Mary also has something to conceal. When Rosalind is found dead, the knot of intrigue tightens. Blackmail, passion and revenge--each takes its turn in this tautly told story of mystery and malice
The last letter by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and Finnish and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda Taylor drowns in Saligo Bay. Was it an accident - or suicide - or murder? Who is the mysterious Pete Mackay and why did Miranda say he would be able to explain everything? Sally Craig, her friend, determines to find out, and her quest leads her into a mesh of intrigue and danger, love and hate
Coronation summer : a novel by Angela Thirkell( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rituals of 19th century courtship, featuring Fanny Harcourt, 17, who is in London for the coronation of Queen Victoria. It is a time of feverish social activity and matchmaking, and the competition is intense
A multitude of sins by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A huge saga - of a world destroyed by war - and a woman made triumphant by love Since she was ten Elizabeth had been forced to give way to the men in her life. First her father, a lonely, selfish widower who needed his daughter as his companion, then Adam, her middle-aged husband, who carried her off to the brittle world of Hong Kong society, ignoring the burning musical talent that she constantly had to repress. And then she met Raefe Elliot, womaniser, soldier of fortune, who repeatedly rocked Hong Kong with his scandals, and between the two of them flared a wild release of love that exploded into the most shocking scandal of all. As the Japanese prepared to invade Hong Kong, as the old world was about to be forever destroyed, Elizabeth at last found happiness - in her love, and in her progress as a musician. And then the thunder of a savage and terrifying battle broke over her life, and she and Raefe became fugitives in a war-torn world
Lion of Languedoc by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of witchcraft and hunted by Louis XIV's fanatical Inquisitor, Marietta Riccardi is only rescued from being burned alive by the intervention of Léon de Villeneuve--the Lion of Languedoc. Small wonder that she falls in love with him! Yet Léon is on his way to marry his childhood sweetheart, Elise, and to him Marietta is nothing but a tiresome peasant girl . . . beautiful and seductive perhaps, but an unwelcome distraction from his forthcoming wedding. Marietta knows that she should leave France--escape her persecutors and her hopeless love--yet she cannot tear herself away from Languedoc, or from Léon . .
Tapestry of fear by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alison Russell's holiday is rudely shattered by gunfire when Basque separatists try to smuggle arms into the quiet fishing village in which she is staying. Accompanied only by Miss Daventry, a tough old English eccentric who fought in the Spanish Civil war, Alison reluctantly goes to the aid of Jose and Luis Villada. It is a mission of mercy that turns into a nightmare. Miss Daventry and Luis disappear and Jose and Alison are hunted not only by the police but by the psychopathic killer, Angel Garmendia. They flee on horseback across the Pyrenees and into France, only to find that friend has turned into foe and the treachery of the war years stretches long fingers into the present. Terrified for the safety of her elderly friend, heartbroken at the death of the man she has come to love, Alison waits alone in the deserted village of Cotanes as the hunters close in
Zadruga by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the stormy turmoil of old Sarajevo, their passionate story began . . . In Belgrade, in the balmy spring of 1914, neither of the royally related Karageorgevich sisters had the slightest presentiment of disaster. Seventeen-year-old Natalie was enjoying the danger and secrecy of friendship with young nationalists, eager to free their lands from Habsburg domination. Katerina, her less volatile sister, was deeply and secretly in love with Julian Fielding, a young English diplomat. Then, when accompanying their father on an official visit to Sarajevo, Natalie inadvertently plunged their lives into chaos as she found herself caught up in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian Empire. As the Austrians demanded her extradition Natalie had no choice but to flee the homeland she so passionately loved. She chose to leave in a manner that was to prove catastrophic - as the bride of Julian Fielding, the man her sister loved
Undying love by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A season of secrets by Margaret Pemberton( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years sober after flambãbing her real estate career in an alcohol-fueled blowout, property manager Tish Ballard thought she'd put the past behind her until a gruesome discovery plunges her into solving a decades-old murder. Butting heads with lead detective, Spence Breedlove, a former one-night stand gone horribly wrong, she finds herself in jeopardy in more ways than one. Can she find the murderer before the man who broke her heart and trashed her reputation puts her behind bars?
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The four of us
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controlled identityDean, Rebecca, 1943-

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Margaret Pemberton British novelist

Margaret Pemberton British novelist (1943-)

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Pemberton, Margaret

Пембертон, М.

A time to rememberThe LondonersMagnolia SquareThe last goodbyeThe turbulent yearsUnforgettable daysThe last letterCoronation summer : a novelUndying love