WorldCat Identities

Laker, Rosalind

Overview
Works: 78 works in 409 publications in 8 languages and 19,937 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Epic fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biographical fiction  Novels  Romances 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6065.E9, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rosalind Laker
The golden tulip by Rosalind Laker( Book )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Franscesca Visser dreams of becoming a Master Painter and travels to Delft to study with Vermeer. In Delft, Ludolf van Deventer, a wealthy patron, conspires to make the young woman his wife as well as throw the Netherlands into chaos
To dance with kings by Rosalind Laker( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and destinies of four determined women are set against the splendor of the sumptuous Palace of Vrsailles through the reigns of France's most spectacular Bourbon kings
The Venetian mask by Rosalind Laker( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three friends who grow up together in a renowned music conservatory for orphaned girls in eighteenth century Venice
Orchids and diamonds by Rosalind Laker( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance set in the glamorous world of Paris haute couture early this century. The heroine is Juliette Claudel, 18, a convent-educated fashion designer who has an affair with a visiting Russian count. Pregnant, she marries a Venetian silk merchant and will have to wait till the end of World War I to be reunited with her lover. By the author of The Sugar Pavilion
This shining land by Rosalind Laker( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Norwegian family suffers and endures under the brutality of their Nazi conquerers
What the heart keeps by Rosalind Laker( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisa Shaw's adventures take her from an orphanage in England, to a logging camp in the Pacific Northwest, and from thence to the film studios of California
Tree of gold by Rosalind Laker( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the unforgettable story of two great silk weaving families in Lyons during the Napoleonic era. They are bitter rivals in their desire to supply the Emperor with exquisite fabrics
Banners of silk by Rosalind Laker( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitious, self-confident Louise works to succeed as a quality seamstress in Paris, and meets the successful young Englishman, Will Russell
Claudine's daughter by Rosalind Laker( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian beauty travels to England to seek out her ancestral home, Attwood Grange, and there excites the interest of three eligibile bachelors
Warwyck's woman by Rosalind Laker( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and Italian and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to appease his uncle, who deplores his activities as a prize fighter, rich, young Daniel Warwyck buys a woman at auction and pretends that she has become his wife. Daniel falls in love with his purchase and she with him, but neither realizes the other's feelings. Set against the background of Regency England
Gilded splendour by Rosalind Laker( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and French and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life and loves of cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale
Jewelled path by Rosalind Laker( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and French and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene Lindsay opposes her father's will by studying the designs of avant garde artists Lalique, Tiffany, and Faberge
Warwyck's choice by Rosalind Laker( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Warwyck and Nicolette Radcliffe, the young heirs of two rival Easthampton families, reach out to one another across a chasm of scorn, family hatreds, and vindictiveness
The smuggler's bride by Rosalind Laker( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governess at the elegant home in London, Harriette hears strange noises from the house next door. On investigation, her life takes a strange turn
The house by the fjord by Rosalind Laker( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anna Harvik travels to Norway in 1946 in order to visit the family of her late husband, the country is only just recovering from five cruel years of Nazi occupation. So it is with surprise that she finds in this cold and bitter country the capacity for new love and perhaps even a new home
Garlands of gold by Rosalind Laker( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Rotterdam. Young Saskia is lady's maid to wealthy merchant's wife Vrouw Gibbons, but her talent for manufacturing beautifying face balms far exceeds her lowly status. When the Gibbons family returns to England, Saskia goes with them and sets up in business selling the beauty products which have earned her a devoted clientele, and hopes to win the heart of Grinling Gibbons, her employees' only son, a man whose interests lie elsewhere
Ride the blue riband by Rosalind Laker( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, young Tansy Marlow becomes mistress of Rushmere Hall and questions the gambling fever sweeping the vicinity
New world, new love by Rosalind Laker( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise de Vailly and her sister Delphine arrive in New York as refugees from the French Revolution. Delphine soon finds work in a millinery, where she uses her innate talent and French flair for fashion to make herself indispensable. Though attracted to Daniel, Louise is equally determined that she will remain independent, not tied to any man. Fatefully she has made that mistake in the past
The fragile hour by Rosalind Laker( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far seeks the heart by Rosalind Laker( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The house by the fjord
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To dance with kingsThe Venetian maskThis shining landWhat the heart keepsBanners of silkJewelled pathThe house by the fjordGarlands of gold
Alternative Names

controlled identityDouglas, Barbara, 1925-

controlled identityØvstedal, Barbara, 1925-

controlled identityPaul, Barbara, 1925-

Barbara Ovstedal Brits schrijfster (1921-2012)

Douglas, Barbara.

Douglas, Barbara, 1925-

Douglas, Barbara, 1925-2012

Laker, R. (Rosalind), 1925-2012

Oevstedal, Barbara

Øvstedal, Barbara

Øvstedal, Barbara Kathleen.

Ovstedal, Barbara Kathleen, 1925-2012

Paul, Barbara

Paul, Barbara (1925- ).

Paul, Barbara, 1925-2012

Rosalind Laker écrivaine britannique

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