WorldCat Identities

Tanner, Janet

Works: 132 works in 359 publications in 6 languages and 10,044 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romances 
Roles: Author, Interviewer
Classifications: PR6070.A545, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Janet Tanner
Women and war by Janet Tanner( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Hebrew and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oriental hotel by Janet Tanner( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 537 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 )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 522 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
Daughter of riches by Janet Tanner( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 445 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
The truth game by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 424 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?
The hills and the valley by Janet Tanner( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 422 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 reunion by Janet Tanner( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 414 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
Porthminster Hall by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is eighteen Tam tells Ella the truth. She decides to make the acquaintance of her family and try to learn the fate of her mother and brother . Are they still alive? Why did Louise leave her, never to return? There are dark secrets at Portminster Hall. As Ella begins to unravel the mysteries of past and present, she finds herself in mortal danger. The same mortal danger from which her mother had fled more than twenty years ago?
The dark side of yesterday by Janet Tanner( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 384 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 )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 380 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 376 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
Dangerous deception by Janet Tanner( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a bright summer's day a young girl, carefree and smiling, receives an ominous warning from an old gypsy woman - a warning that she will never be able to forget. Some years later, another young woman is caught up, unwittingly, in Alex's sinister story. Imogen Voisey arrives at Upton Stowey House as governess to little Janine, daughter of the dangerously attractive Bradley Palmer. Janine's mother Alexandra died in mysterious circumstances - and now Brad's second wife, Rosalie, has also disappeared. Rumors abound concerning the role of Brad Palmer in the fate of his two wives. Against her will - and despite the powerful emotions his presence arouses in her - Imogen is forced to confront these rumours and establish, for herself and for Janine, the truth
Inherit the skies by Janet Tanner( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moth to a flame by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 358 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
No hiding place by Janet Tanner( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the course of a routine legal investigation into a Hong Kong company, high-flying lawyer Julia Wilson inadvertently taps into a sinister network of intrigue and corruption that seems to have implications for her husband Paul's electronics company, Idustech."--Jacket
Folly's child by Janet Tanner( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top sixties model Paula Varna died, with her husband Hugo's business partner Greg Martin, in a yachting accident twenty years ago. Or did she? When Greg is discovered living a new life in Australia, the Varna family is devastated by old wounds and buried memories. Fashion designer Hugo, reliving the horror of a double betrayal; Sally, Paula's sister and now his wife, terrified by the threat to the life she has made for herself; Sally's son Mark, facing exposure of his own unhappy secret. And Harriet, Paula's daughter, torn between family loyalty, her need to know the truth about the mother she lost when she was four, and her ambivalent response to insurance investigator Tom O'Neill
The years to come by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 320 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
Seagull Bay by Janet Tanner( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 318 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
A question of guilt by Janet Tanner( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A woman's search for the truth leads her into terrible danger in this compelling tale of suspense. Following a skiing accident, journalist Sally Proctor is recuperating at her parents' rural Somerset home when she hears about a local man, Brian Jennings, who's been jailed for arson. His sister, convinced of his innocence, is campaigning for his release -- and Sally decides to help her by conducting her own inquiries. As she starts to uncover serious discrepancies in the original investigation, Sally and her family are threatened by a series of increasingly menacing incidents. It soon becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to stop her finding out the truth"--
Forgotten destiny by Janet Tanner( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityCarr, Amelia

controlled identityShannon, Jade

Carr, Amelia.

Shannon, Jade.

Tanner, J.

טאנר, ג'אנט

טנר, ג'נט

English (143)

Polish (6)

Hebrew (6)

French (3)

Swedish (3)

Russian (3)

Daughter of richesThe truth gameThe reunionPorthminster HallThe dark side of yesterdayThe Penrose treasureDangerous deceptionInherit the skies