WorldCat Identities

Melville, Anne

Overview
Works: 59 works in 166 publications in 3 languages and 4,908 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6063.E437, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Anne Melville
 
Most widely held works by Anne Melville
Family fortunes by Anne Melville( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lorimer Line by Anne Melville( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume One of the dramatic saga of the Lorimer Family The Lorimers are one of the richest and most powerful Bristol families ... When Margaret Lorimer, daughter of the autocratic chairman of Lorimer's Bank, asks her father if she can marry a comparatively humble young Scot, he does not put up the resistance she was expecting. Indeed, John Junius Lorimer has plans for David Gregson which involve a dramatic change in his circumstances. But John Junius's plans are more complicated, and more risky, than they seem on the surface. The Lorimer Line is the enthralling first volume in the sequence which chronicles the lives and fortunes of the Lorimer family from the 1870s to the 1940s
Alexa by Anne Melville( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blaize by Anne Melville( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Role play by Anne Melville( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enrolling a wealthy Japanese girl who is being groomed for an important marriage brings troubles to Kit Quilter's large and leaky inherited house in Oxford where she teaches English as a second language
Grace Hardie by Anne Melville( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of Hardie by Anne Melville( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger on the beach by Anne Melville( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tantivy trust by Anne Melville( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorimers in love by Anne Melville( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dangerfield diaries by Anne Melville( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing alone by Anne Melville( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hardie inheritance by Anne Melville( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Hardie choosing to stay out if the marriage race. Instead, she devotes her time to her work as a sculptor, living in Greystones, the mansion she has inherited but can no longer afford to maintain in the style it deserves. Her mother and brother are the only companions in her narrow existence.Then, one summer day in 1932, four uninvited guests arrive from the outside world.Lord Rupert Beverley has discovered that the Hardies are linked to his family by marriage. Andy Frith, the gardener's son who was Grace's childhood sweetheart, returns from France to see his dying father. Ellis Faraday, the son of the architect who designed Greystones, calls for permission to photograph his father's first major work. And with him he brings Trish, his charming young daughter.The arrival of the four together will change Grace's life for unexpected happiness, wealth and fulfilment follow. But so too do family squabbles and difficult decisions about who is to become the Greystones heir
The longest silence by Anne Melville( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the Lorimers by Anne Melville( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume Five of the dramatic saga of the Lorimer Family Survivors of a disappearing generation, the Lorimers struggle to preserve their heritafe ... The end of the Second World War finds Kate Lorimer a refugee in occupied Germany. Once back in England she and Alexa must accept that they will have no descendants as the family teeters towards bankruptcy. Only Asha can keep the family traditions alive, but women of her generation are faced with a choice between family and career. As guardian of the Lorimer heritage, she is presented with the most difficult decision of her life ... The Last of the Lorimers is the powerful fifth volume in the sequence which chronicles the lives and fortunes of the Lorimer family from the 1870s to the 1940s
A clean break by Anne Melville( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Zane is a contented woman. She has a happy marriage, good friends, satisfying hobbies, useful work and a beloved house. Then her husband Sandy announces that he is making a clean break, taking early retirement and moving to the country. Hedda resists at first, but surrenders when she learns the secret reason for Sandy's decision. Slowly she finds new friends and occupations, then Sandy explodes another bombshell
Sirocco by Anne Melville( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sirocco--the undiscovered country where sunshine, sea and golden sands combine to delight the holiday-maker! Ann Frensham paused to read through her piece for the Daily Mint's travel column. It didn't contain any actual lies, but it sounded dangerously carefree and enticing. Carefree was hardly the word to describe her trip there considering she'd had to endure a night in prison in the middle of the desert
The eyes of the world by Anne Melville( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debutante by Anne Melville( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lochandar by Anne Melville( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three-year-old Jamie's mother dies soon after his grandfather, Jamie is devastated: his whole world is shattered. Not only must he leave the castle in Scotland, but his brother and sister have been taken away from him. Alone and frightened, Jamie boards a ship bound for Australia. Life in this harsh new land forces Jamie to grow up quickly and the cold, damp climate of Scotland fades like the memory of his brother and sister. Eighty years later Jamie is a wealthy man, the result of hard labour and good fortune. Throughout his life he has remained haunted by a single memory: a round room in a castle where he ate hot oat cakes in front of a roaring fire. His only granddaughter, Beverley, is the one person to take his eccentric rambling seriously. When Jamie dies she uses her considerable inheritance to finance a long trip to England, determined to prove that her grandfather did once live in a castle. Once in England her meticulous research soon uncovers shameful family secrets and terrible injustices
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPotter, Margaret, 1926-1998

Batteridge, Anne.

Melville, A.

Melville, Anne.

Newman, Margaret (1926- ).

Languages
English (108)

German (4)

Dutch (2)

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Grace HardieThe house of HardieThe tantivy trustStanding aloneThe longest silenceThe eyes of the worldDebutante