WorldCat Identities

Tanner, Janet

Works: 130 works in 319 publications in 6 languages and 11,174 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romance fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewer
Classifications: PR6070.A545, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Janet Tanner
Women and war by Janet Tanner( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Hebrew and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tara, Irish immigrant from the Sydney slums, and Alys, from a rich but loveless Toorak family, meet in Darwin in 1941. Both are running from their past, both will fight the same war and both are destined to love the same man
Oriental hotel by Janet Tanner( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elise Sanderson remembers her passionate affair with a dashing RAF pilot as she tried to travel from Cairo to Hong Kong during WWII
The emerald valley by Janet Tanner( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1926 . . . Amy Hall was wild, wilful and stubborn - struggling to make a success of the haulage business her dead husband Llew had created - and to come to terms with the shocking secret of his past. Ralph Porter was handsome, successful and ruthless - "the richest man in Hillsbridge". He was waiting, it seemed, for Amy to make one slip that would enable him to absorb her struggling business into his own empire. Sometimes it seemed to Amy she was fighting the whole world. But then Amy was a fighter. She always had been . . . Beneath the Black Mountains in the small Somerset mining town of Hillsbridge, Amy Hall battles to find her very own Emerald Valley
The truth game by Janet Tanner( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When six-year-old Kate Morton overhears her mother talking about her four children, Kate is mystified: there are only three children in the family. The mystery is resurrected twenty years later when Kate's grandfather's will states that the four children of his daughter should benefit. But who is the missing child? And what does a game played in the past have to do with the mystery?
Daughter of riches by Janet Tanner( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HISTORICAL FICTION. Did Sophia Langlois - passionate, wealthy, respected - really shoot her eldest son that November night in 1972? Or was she protecting someone else when she claimed she did? Twenty years later her granddaughter Juliet is determined to learn the truth. But she is not the only one interested in the Langlois case. Dan Deffains, son of Sophia's late attorney, and an investigative reporter by profession, has scented a story. His path and Juliet's cross as they follow the tangled leads and uncover a story of love and passion, loyalty and betrayal which has its roots in beleaguered wartime Jersey, when the island was occupied by the Nazis. But is the truth more devastating than the lie? Would it have been better for all concerned if Juliet - and Dan - had left the past where it belonged
Porthminster Hall by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One dark and stormy night, a terrified young mother seeks refuge at the home of her former nanny, old Tam, a fisherwoman in St Ives. Distraught, Louise Polmar begs Tam to care for baby Mariella whilst she takes little Patrick to the safety of her own family in France. Louise never returns, and Ella grows up in the little hovel, unaware that she is one of the Polmars of Porthminster Hall
The reunion by Janet Tanner( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At school Hannah and her three best friends, Laura, Jenny and Annabel, were known as The Inseparables. So when Laura calls out of the blue with the idea of holding a reunion, Hannah is excited at the prospect of seeing how the years have treated her contemporaries. But things soon turn sour when one of them is found dead, drowned in her own swimming pool
The hills and the valley by Janet Tanner( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spell-binding story of a girl catapulted by fate into maturity - and of a close-knit mining community caught up in the horror and hardship of war. At seventeen it seems that Barbara, youngest of the Hall clan, has the world at her feet. She is pretty, she is mischievous, and she has grown up wanting for nothing. But the carefree idyll is about to end with the suddenness of a summer storm. For a shadow of which she knows nothing hangs over her charmed life; a long dark shadow from the past threatening her happiness and denying her the one man she truly loves. And in the world outside the Hillsbridge valley the clouds of war are gathering . .
The dark side of yesterday by Janet Tanner( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo's husband died 2 years ago in a car crash ; his business partner has disappeared, and when she begins to investigate, she dicovers the world of real estate and time share apartments is even murkier and more dangerous than one might expect. She encounters a shocking level of criminality which puts her life at risk ; she begins to wonder if her husband was involved in the whole sordid business -- and soon begins to wonder if he really died
Deception and desire by Janet Tanner( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refusing to accept his fashion executive girlfriend's disappearance as a voluntary action on her own part, Mike Thompson and the woman's sister team up in order to search for the truth and uncover lies that have been hidden for thirty years
The Penrose treasure by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned home from her post as a lady's maid to attend her beloved mother's sickbed, Tamsin Hardy's homecoming is even more eventful than she had feared. Mammy is found bludgeoned almost to death, in her cottage on the Penrose estate. The brutal attack shocks all the inhabitants of the small Cornish mining community, and Tamsin determines to remain with her family
Moth to a flame by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1856 Regan Gardner and her father are sailing to Australia where Regan is to join her fiancé, when her father gambles her away to rich Australian Zach Casey
Inherit the skies by Janet Tanner( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The years to come by Janet Tanner( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following her Irish-born father's brutal murder in New South Wales, the beautiful Erin Kelly finds she must fend for herself and her siblings in nineteenth-century Australia's dark and dangerous land
Folly's child by Janet Tanner( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top sixties model Paula Varna died, with her husband Hugo's business partner Greg Martin, in a yachting accident nearly twenty years ago. Or did she?
Morwennan House by Janet Tanner( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charity accepts the post of governess to escape her dreary life as a clergyman's adopted daughter. Her first impression of Morwennan House fills her with a foreboding which turns out to be correct as the house is the headquarters of a dangerous smuggling operation with dark, dangerous secrets."
Seagull Bay by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Dawn Stephens parents are killed in an accident, she is taken from her home in Canada to the small seaside town of Sturvendor in Somerset to live with her aunt and uncle, and even though she makes friends with her cousin Serena and soon settles in well at the local school, Dawn still feels very alone in this strange new world
Forgotten destiny by Janet Tanner( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The truth game
Alternative Names

controlled identityCarr, Amelia

controlled identityShannon, Jade

Carr, Amelia.

Shannon, Jade.

Tanner, J.

טאנר, ג'אנט

טנר, ג'נט

English (114)

Polish (6)

Hebrew (6)

French (3)

Swedish (3)

Russian (3)

The truth gameDaughter of richesPorthminster HallThe reunionThe dark side of yesterdayThe Penrose treasureMoth to a flameInherit the skies