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Howatch, Susan

Overview
Works: 313 works in 1,501 publications in 14 languages and 38,956 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Allegories  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6058.O912, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Susan Howatch
Glittering images by Susan Howatch( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charged by Canterbury with the spiritual monitoring of a wayward bishop, Dr. Charles Ashworth, a young, driven Anglican minister, encounters a genteel world whose deeply embedded apostasy forces him to confront his own inner demons
Ultimate prizes by Susan Howatch( Book )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neville, at age forty one, faces personal and professional ruin as his obsession with society's darling, Dido, becomes a web of deceit and threatens the picture-perfect world he has created
Scandalous risks : a novel by Susan Howatch( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963 the provincial English town of Starbridge is challenged by a new social and sexual freedom
Penmarric by Susan Howatch( Book )

105 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the starkly beautiful landscape of Cornwall, PENMARRIC is the totally enthralling saga of a family divided against itself. At the center of the novel is the great mansion called Penmarric. It is to Penmarric that Mark Castallack, a proud, strange, and sensitive man, brings his bride Janna--the first act in a tempestuous drama that was to span three generations
Cashelmara by Susan Howatch( Book )

99 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dynastic history of three generations of an English/Irish family and the great house that obsesses them
Glamorous powers by Susan Howatch( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the career of Jon Darrow, an Anglican minister, as he copes with church politics and the demands of marriage
Sins of the fathers by Susan Howatch( Book )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This family saga traces the fortunes of the Van Zales of New York City from post Word War II through the 1960's. Cornelius Van Zale, czar of a Wall Street investment bank, lords it over his family, friends and underlings. His cut-throat tactics have far-reaching adverse effects on everyone around him, particularly on his vulnerable daughter, Vicky
The high flyer : a novel by Susan Howatch( Book )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered London attorney Carter Graham's perfect life is shattered by the revelation of her husband's secret ties to the occult and the Nazis, and she then seeks aid from Nick Darrow, the mysterious head of St. Benet's Healing Center, as she struggles to come to terms with her own life and marriage
Mystical paths : a novel by Susan Howatch( Book )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Nicholas Darrow, who about to enter the priesthood, must face the truth of his past as well as his relationship with his father
Absolute truths : a novel by Susan Howatch( Book )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of intrigue in the Church of England by a writer who has been called the ecclesiastical Le Carre. The protagonist is Bishop Ashworth, a staunch defender of traditional morality. But when catastrophe overwhelms him, Ashworth's principles are revealed to be only a facade. Sixth volume in a sextet which began with Glittering Images
The wonder-worker : a novel by Susan Howatch( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome clergyman's vows are tested when a needy woman appears in his church. He is Nicholas Darrow of the Church of England who runs a ministry of healing in London. Proud of his ability to handle temptation, Darrow discovers he is weak. By the author of Absolute Truths
The heartbreaker : a novel by Susan Howatch( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gavin Blake, desperate to escape his world of prostitution, violence, and pornography, seeks refuge at St. Benet's, a church in the heart of London, where he becomes involved with Carla Graham, a church fund-raiser struggling with her own demons
The waiting sands by Susan Howatch( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Lord sensed doom at Roshuen, the house on the cliff. She was a threat to the safety of a housequest who would stop at nothing to eliminate that threat
Call in the night by Susan Howatch( Book )

45 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Sullivan leaves New York and travels to Paris and London to search for her younger sister after a disturbing telephone call
The dark shore by Susan Howatch( Book )

45 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara, recently wed to the enigmatic John Towers, senses that too many 'accidents' are happening and is convinced someone is trying to kill her
The shrouded walls by Susan Howatch( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1987 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April's grave by Susan Howatch( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shrouded walls : and the dark shore by Susan Howatch( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hovāča, Sūzana, 1940-

Howatch, Susan 1940-

Howatch, Susan Elizabeth 1940-

Khovach, Si︠u︡zan

Sturt, Susan Elizabeth 1940-

Susan Howatch British writer

Susan Howatch escritora británica

Ховач, С., 1940-

Ховач, Сьюзен

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