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Vincenzi, Penny

Works: 106 works in 681 publications in 17 languages and 22,843 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories  History  Essays  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6072.I525, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Penny Vincenzi
Most widely held works by Penny Vincenzi
No angel by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Routinely making decisions that have dangerous consequences, strong-willed aristocrat's daughter Celia Lytton sets in motion a series of events during World War I that have a particular impact on her family
The best of times : a novel by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an ordinary Friday afternoon, on a major motorway outside of London, a trailer truck suddenly and violently swerves across fives lanes of traffic--careening cars into one another like dominoes and leaving a trail of chaos and confusion. Within the space of a minute, an astounding miles-long pileup has amassed. As the survivors await help, their stories unfold.--From publisher description
More than you know : a novel by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale set against a backdrop of the glossy magazine and advertising worlds of 1960s London follows a harrowing courtroom custody battle between Eliza, who gave up her writing job to marry, and her ex-husband, Matt, an edgy working-class man
An absolute scandal : a novel by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the boom-or-bust days of the 1980s, a group of people is brought together by the devastating financial woes of Lloyd's, including Nigel Cowper, his wife Lucinda, and banker Simon Beaumont and his ad exec wife
Sheer abandon : a novel by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meeting by chance in 1985, three young women spend time together in Thailand before going their separate ways and are reunited many years later, unaware that the daughter abandoned at birth by one of them is now searching for her birth mother
Almost a crime by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Londoners Tom and Octavia Fleming seem to have the perfect power marriage: high profile and mutually supportive, both professionally and personally. They are attractive and rich, and each runs a successful business. They have three lovely children and a calendar brimming with glamorous social events. But when Octavia discovers Tom is having an affair, and that it is by no means his first, every single aspect of her marriage and her life threatens to disintegrate. And this is no ordinary affair--it is one that snowballs into terror that no one in the Flemings' charmed circle can escape
Windfall by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensible Cassia Fallon has been married to her doctor husband for seven years when her godmother leaves her a huge fortune. For the first time in her life, she is able to do exactly as she likes, and she starts to question her marriage, her past, her present, and her future. But where did her inheritance really come from and why? Too soon the windfall has become a corrupting force, one that Cassia cannot resist
Something dangerous by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into the powerful Lytton family, twins Adele and Venetia Lytton grow up in a golden world, until the dark specter of Nazi Germany begins to loom over Europe and the Lytton family faces challenges for which they are unprepared
Into temptation by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lytton family past is full of secrets. Only one person knows them all and that is Lady Celia Lytton, the family matriarch. Some are more dangerous than others, some entirely her own, others shared with her family, all absolutely safe in her keeping. Until something happens that threatens to reveal them all."--Cover
Old sins by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Morell's monumental business empire is up for grabs as six powerful women--his mother Letitia; his first wife Eliza; his daughter Roz; Susan, an executive; Camilla, his long-time mistress; and Phaedria, his second wife--battle for control
Forbidden places by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wartime is never easy, and Grace Bennett and her two friends are doing the best they can. Forbidden Places reveals the stories of one young woman who is widowed after only five years of marriage, a wife who rethinks her feelings after witnessing disturbing changes in her husband, and a woman who wonders if the war will free her from a brutal marriage
The dilemma by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third wife of a charismatic businessman tells a complicated lie in order to safeguard her marriage and children, a decision she subsequently evaluates at the height of an emotional crisis
A perfect heritage by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Cream' was the bestselling facial cosmetic of all time and the family-run firm, The House of Farrell, thrived on customer loyalty and a traditional touch. At 83, Athina Farrell, the doyenne of her family, has no plans to relinquish control. But of course the world of cosmetics is changing and the once glorious House of Farrell is now in decline, its customers tempted away by more fashionable brands. Enter Bianca Bailey, formidable business woman, mother of three, and someone who always gets her way. Athina and Bianca lock horns over the future of the House of Farrell but it is the past that tells its devastating tale
An outrageous affair by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cloe Windsor discovered that the truth could kill when her famous, rich and charming husband committed suicide. Fleur FitzPatrick found out that the truth could kill during the long and painful journey to avenge her father's death. Caroline Hunterton had always known of its destructive power, but her long buried past was a secret which could not be kept forever. From the Suffolk countryside in World War II to the decadence of post war Hollywood, from the glitz of Madison Avenue to the excesses of the theatrical aristocracy in London, this book tells the story of one such truth, brought to light by the brutal investigative skills of one man, and by the publication of the book he was determined to write
Wicked pleasures by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga set throughout the latter half of the 20th century traces a mega-wealthy family's efforts to orchestrate respective agendas from their Hamptons summer homes and English countryside manor, while a brother and two sisters discover that they all have different fathers
Another woman by Penny Vincenzi( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penny Vincenzi, queen of riveting family drama, delivers her most page-turning saga yet in this novel of intrigue, sure to please her legions of fans. The night before her lavish wedding, Cressida Forrest went to bed serene and happy. By morning she had vanished--without apparent cause, and without a trace. Shocked, anxious, and uncomprehending, the two families face a long day of revelations, as a complex, fragile web of sexual, marital, and financial secrets is ripped apart by Cressida's disappearance
Sheer abandon : [a novel] by Penny Vincenzi( Recording )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clio, Jocasta, and Martha, three college students who backpack through Thailand on a holiday. Upon return to England one of them gives birth and abandons the baby at Heathrow Airport. Sixteen years later the child searches for her mother
More than you know : a novel by Penny Vincenzi( Recording )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all comes down to love or money in a harrowing custody battle over a little girl, set against the glossy backdrop of the magazine and advertising worlds in 1960s London
An absolute scandal : [a novel] by Penny Vincenzi( Recording )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the boom-and-bust years of the 1980s, follow the lives of a group of people drawn together by their mutual monetary woes when the great financial institution Lloyd's undergoes a devastating downturn
No angel by Penny Vincenzi( Recording )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the tumultuous backdrops of London and New York, No angel is, as Good housekeeping wrote, "an absorbing page-turner, packed with believable characters and satisfyingly extreme villains, eccentrics and manipulators." Enter the world of the rich charismatic Lytton family and their powerful publishing empire in this passionate family saga, spanning the Edwardian era to World War I and the excesses of the glamorous twenties. Enter the world of Celia Lytton--a woman who is used to getting her way. She moves through life making difficult and often dangerous decisions that affect herself and others--not only her husband, Oliver, and their children; but the destitute Sylvia Miller, whose life is transformed by Celia's intrusion; Oliver's daunting elder sister, who is not all she appears to be; and Sebastian Brooke, for whom Celia makes the most dangerous decision of all
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No angel
Alternative Names
Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi Brits schrijfster

Penny Vincenzi écrivaine britannique

Пени Винченци

The best of times : a novelMore than you know : a novelAn absolute scandal : a novelSheer abandon : a novelAlmost a crimeWindfallSomething dangerousInto temptation