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Sallis, Susan

Works: 121 works in 654 publications in 4 languages and 14,647 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6069.A483, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Susan Sallis
Most widely held works by Susan Sallis
By sun and candlelight by Susan Sallis( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and German and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four childhood friends from England maintain their relationships with one another in the decades following World War II
Summer visitors by Susan Sallis( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madge first saw the Cornish sea when she was four. She and her mother went there to recover from a terrible family tragedy. It was there that Madge was forced into marriage but also where she fell into a wild and passionate wartime love affair
The sweetest thing by Susan Sallis( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summer's idyll ends in tragedy ... It was Cornwall, 1960 - and a whole new world for young Connie Vickers as she holidays with her brand-new fiance William. But a strange encounter with a beautiful blond boy on the beach leads to a terrible tragedy, the consequences of which are to affect Connie and William for the rest of their lives
The path to the lake by Susan Sallis( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viv's marriage to David was not a conventional one, but when he died - in an accident for which she blamed herself - it was as if her whole world had collapsed around her. She escaped by running, mainly around the nearby lake, which was once a popular place of recreation but was now desolate and derserted . It became both her refuge and her dread. But through the misery she made some unexpected friends - a couple in the village whose family needed her as much as she needed them. And gradually, as a new life opened up, she could confront the terrible secrets which had haunted her and which could now be laid to rest
A scattering of daisies by Susan Sallis( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and German and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughters of Will and Florence Rising are March, April, and May, and it was "plain, unattractive March who had inherited her [mother's] dreams. She would be the clever one, the one to break out of the trap of poverty and hard work to find wealth, love and happiness."--Jacket
The kissing gate by Susan Sallis( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of heartbreak comes a new life ... Gussie, Ned and Jannie are not quite siblings, but they share a fiercely close and affectionate family bond. In their bohemian Cornish home, with a famous and distinguished artist as their father figure, they glory in their unusual upbringing and their unconventional, loving family life. Until one day a terrible tragedy destroys the foundations of that family, and they have to learn to cope on their own. Moving from Cornwall to New York and back again to the West Country, Susan Sallis's warm and powerful novel shows us love and sorrow, and family life in all its guises
Only love by Susan Sallis( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in Dutch and English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she finds herself the object of a young man's love, a spirited, physically handicapped 16-year-old is both touched and frightened for she knows she may now have to share her painful secret
Learning to dance by Susan Sallis( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judith is suddenly all alone in the world. Her husband, Jack, has left her -- why, she doesn't really know. Her two sons are in Australia, and both her mother and her best friend Naomi have recently died. Embarking on a journey to Exmoor to meet the famous artist Robert Haussman, with an oddly assorted group of fellow-enthusiasts, Judith finds herself a prey to all sorts of irrational fears. Chief amongst them is the increasing conviction that Jack is dead. Why did he leave her? Where has he gone? And why does Robert Haussman exert such a strange influence on her? Set in the Somerset countryside which Susan Sallis knows so well, this heartwarming novel shows how life, love and art cannot always meet happily together
Rachel's secret by Susan Sallis( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943 two schoolgirls, Rachel and Meriel, best friends in the Gloucestershire city where they have grown up, amuse themselves by tracking down imaginary German spies. It all seems a harmless way of whiling away the long school holidays, until their game turns into a frightening reality, the consequences of which affect their whole lives
The promise by Susan Sallis( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There were four of the Thorpe family in the Anderson shelter the night of the raid on Coventry. Mum and Dad, Florrie and little May ... Jack was missing. He was one of those who had not come back from Dunkirk. And May had to promise to keep a terrible secret, a promise which affected the lives of all the survivors, until May herself was the only one left. Seventy years later Daisy and Marcus, sixth formers in a Gloucestershire School, are given an A Level project on the bombing of Coventry in 1940. They go to talk to May, now living in sheltered accommodation nearby and a friendship is forged which bridges the gap between them. The two youngsters have their own problems, but as their lives unfold they become involved in the strange history of May's missing brother and of the promise, made all those years ago, which still has its repercussions today
Searching for Tilly by Susan Sallis( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women, all of them grieving, go to a remote Cornish cottage. In that tiny community they discover strange memories of their forebears, and especially of Tilly, whose dramatic story leads them to the solution of an amazing family mystery
Bluebell windows by Susan Sallis( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and German and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in the Rising Family Saga The Rising sisters - the Daffodil Girls - are older now. The anguish of growing up in the twenties has gone. All three are - apparently - happily married and there are children to swell the vibrant Rising family. But the problems that had begun in youth still remained. March, the eldest, the most difficult, loves but cannot trust her clever, manipulating husband. He deserted her once and she has never quite forgiven him. May has her own worries - a son who seems more than usually promiscuous, and a husband who grows more attractive and handsome even as she approaches her fortieth birthday. April has a husband she loves, and two small, gentle daughters. But she is the only one who knows that Davina is not her husband's child
No man's island by Susan Sallis( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When news of the death of her ex-husband reaches Binnie, it seems that her tranquil life in the West Country has come to an end. In his will he had left her an island in the beautiful archipelago off the coast of Cornwall where he had spent his childhood, and Binnie has to take her family to the island - revisiting it for the first time in years - and work out what to do
Rosemary for remembrance by Susan Sallis( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and German and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choices by Susan Sallis( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De veroorzaker en het slachtoffer van een ongeluk zoeken steun bij elkaar voor het verwerken ervan
Come rain or shine by Susan Sallis( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four women, Natasha, Prudence, Rachel and Maisie - co-workers through the sixties - look forward to a 1980 reunion, but the sudden disappearance of Maisie has a far-reaching effect on the lives and destinies of them all.--
After midnight by Susan Sallis( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and German and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secret from the past threatens the happiness of a small West Country community. When a strange young man arrives in the Small West Country community, Nell discovers that he shares something of Nell's and her cousins Edmund and Perry's mysterious past. Something connected with the old railway coach in the forest ... But the forest holds its secrets
The keys to the garden by Susan Sallis( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee vrouwen en hun beide dochters zijn hecht bevriend, totdat diverse mannen deze vriendschap verstoren
Time of arrival by Susan Sallis( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1951, and the 8.45 from Bristol to Paddington is preparing to leave. Albert, the driver - whose father and grandfather before him worked on the railway - says goodbye to his wife with mixed feelings. As the train nears the destination, disaster strikes
Lydia Fielding by Susan Sallis( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Lydia celebrated her coming of age, the whole of her Exmoor village celebrated with her. Two men attrated her interest that night: handsome, ambitious Gus Pascoe, who coveted the land her father farmed; and Wesley Peters, brought up as a strict Methodist, whose seemingly upright religious family hid a terrible secret. Wesley wanted only to protect and cherish Lydia, but when his sister became the scandal of the neighbourhood and was forced to marry Lydia's brother, Alan, a bitterness grew between the two families which threatened to keep Lydia and Wesley apart forever. In dispair Lydia fled to Bristol, where at last she could free herself from the tragedy and heartbreak of her past life."--Dust jacket
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Audience level: 0.63 (from 0.22 for Only love ... to 0.76 for Lydia Fiel ...)

Rachel's secret
Alternative Names

controlled identityMeadmore, Susan, 1929-

Susan Sallis British author

Susan Sallis Brits auteur

Susan Sallis englische Schriftstellerin

English (237)

German (11)

Dutch (8)

French (1)

Summer visitorsThe sweetest thingThe path to the lakeA scattering of daisiesRachel's secretThe promiseSearching for TillyBluebell windows