WorldCat Identities

Johnston, Velda

Overview
Works: 99 works in 380 publications in 3 languages and 28,305 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.O394, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Velda Johnston
Shadow behind the curtain by Velda Johnston( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah opposes the acting chief of police in her efforts to reopen a twenty-year-old murder case to clear her father's name, and stirs up a secret, violent enemy
Voice in the night by Velda Johnston( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ringing phone awakens Carla. Alarmed, she hears her dead husband's voice saying, "Come back to me. I need you."
The crystal cat by Velda Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though she is warned to leave her hometown, Linda Nordeen must stay and face the past that the town of Wessex has given her, despite the destruction of her marriage and the memory of her mother's murder in that New England village
The stone maiden by Velda Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman searching for the parents who abandoned her as an infant uncovers a sinister secret
The house on Bostwick Square : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the suspicious death of her husband Richard, who had been paid by his rich London parents to stay out of England, Laura Harmon Parrington travels to 1880s London with her six-year-old daughter, Lily, to seek the help of her in-laws
The other Karen by Velda Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aspiring actress is hired as a companion by the Andexters, who ask her to impersonate Karen Andexter to her aged grandmother. Her growing conviction that their motives are not honest causes her to go in search of the vanished real Karen
The Etruscan smile : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of her artist sister, Samantha flies to Italy to the centuries-old farmhouse her sister has been renting. A story of love, murder, and evil follows
Masquerade in Venice; a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880, Sara Randall flees to her grandmother's ancestral home in Venice where events lead the police to suspect her of murder
Flight to yesterday by Velda Johnston( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrongfully jailed for her dead exlover's murder, Sara escapes from prison. She now has a chance to find the real murderer and find lasting freedom
Fatal affair : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inheritance brings Betty and Jenny Carr to New York, where mystery and romance ensue
The girl on the beach : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a small island off North Carolina's coast, Kate Killigrew helps Martin Donnerly, an innocent paroled felon, find the real murderer of his promiscuous wife Donna Sue
The people from the sea by Velda Johnston( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expecting to spend a peaceful summer in a rented old farmhouse, Diana Garson unexpectedly becomes involved in evil and horror when she encounters the people from the sea
A room with dark mirrors : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Wanger, a young stewardess, is torn between doubting her own sanity and believing that a group of strangers has chosen her to be the victim of a senseless plot
The underground stream by Velda Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gail Loring grows obsessed with the history of an old house in the whaling village of Hampton Harbor and learns the story of the Monster of Monroe Street
The late Mrs. Fonsell; a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and French and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fear of public disgrace drives beautiful Irene Haverley to accept the cold hospitality of the Fonsell Family
The fateful summer by Velda Johnston( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1910, Emma writes of her beautiful girlhood friend, Amanda, whose life is changed by an act of violence
The silver dolphin by Velda Johnston( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and French and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Long Island whaling village early in the nineteenth century, Fiona MacWain becomes involved with strange adventures and sudden, mysterious deaths
A presence in an empty room by Velda Johnston( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary gothic novel in which the presence of Martin's first wife makes herself known to young Susan Hapgood, Martin's second wife
I came to the highlands; a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Scotland during the tumultuous years after Bonnie Prince Charlie's defeat in 1746, this is the story of a girl alone among hostile strangers
The Frenchman : a novel of suspense by Velda Johnston( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan escorts the President's widow to France, where they met Paul, a French courier. What they did not know was that Paul had been ordered to kidnap the widow
 
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Alternative Names
Velda Johnston American writer

Velda Johnston Amerikaans schrijver van misdaadromans (1911-1997)

Velda Johnston escritora estadounidense

Languages
English (168)

French (4)

Danish (1)

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A presence in an empty roomI came to the highlands; a novel of suspense