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Metzger, Barbara

Overview
Works: 90 works in 349 publications in 6 languages and 14,196 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.E86, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Metzger
The bargain bride by Barbara Metzger( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a match made not in heaven, but in pound notes--an arranged engagement between a girl of thirteen and a lord's younger son. Since then, 13 years have passed and as her betrothed has been sowing wild oats, Penny has grown up and vowed never to marry the man who blighted her life and destroyed her dreams. The Viscount Westfield is happy enough to return the dowry and call it off, but only until he sees Penny. Then he knows he can never, ever let her go
The hourglass by Barbara Metzger( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save her reputation, Imogene Macklin, a disgraced soldier's widow who is pregnant and alone, agrees to marry Sir Coryn of Ardsley, who, unbeknownst to her, has been forced by the devil to atone for his former life as a Crusader
Wedded bliss by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can an inconvenient bride convince her groom that love is more important than convenience? Robert Rothmore, Earl of Rockford, thinks Alissa Henning is simply delightful--exactly the kind of woman who'd make the perfect mother for his sons. But Alissa swore she'd spend the rest of her life scraping pennies together rather than wed the insufferable earl and become a glorified governess. Still, she couldn't very well let her own children starve--and there was no doubt that Rockford would give them all a good life. So she reluctantly accepts his offer ... but there's more to a good life than what's in one's pockets. And Alissa intends to find out what's in her new husband's heart
Ace of hearts by Barbara Metzger( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Endicott, the Earl of Carde, needs a woman who will give him an heir, but he never expects to be engaged to three different women or to become the laughingstock of the gossip columnists. Escaping this London nightmare, he takes a chance and comes up with a winning hand in the game of love
Saved by scandal by Barbara Metzger( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been left at the altar, Lord Galen Woodbridge decides to enter into a marriage of convenience with London's most eligible and elusive songstress, the magnificently sensuous Mragot Montclaire
Rake's ransom by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacelyn Tremaine, 17, has a London season at her father's friend's suggestion, and she meets an impoverished earl whose uncle is a slave-trader--Novelist
Love, Louisa by Barbara Metzger( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lousia wrecks her fiance's car on the night of their engagement party and he stands her up at the wedding. She goes on the honeymoon, and ends up in a hospital, sunburned. Back home, she has no lover, no job, no apartment, and no money. She retreats to her mother's seaside summer cottage, where she mistakes a wealthy landowner for a handyman. The last thing Dante needs in his life is another weak woman, despite the physical attraction. He is already burdened with an aging aunt, a needy cousin, and an ex-wife. Still he has to come to Lousia's defense when a bully and later a drunken date threaten her. They become closer, and she proves her strength by helping to rescue his cousin from her jerk of an ex-husband, by siccing him on her own ex-fiance, Howard . Dante thinks Lousia is using him to make Howard jealous, so backs off. Then a hurricane threatens the village and they find themselves in the dark, making love. In love, which is, of course, the best revenge
The primrose path by Barbara Metzger( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventh Viscount Knowle--war hero, political maverick, and most eligible bachelor--becomes a laughingstock when his legacy, Primrose Cottage, is inherited by a dog under the doting care of his aunt's companion, Miss Angelina Armistead
The duel by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical romance featuring an imperfect earl and the picture-perfect woman who teaches him that love is worth fighting for
Together and equal : fostering cooperative play and promoting gender equity in early childhood programs by Carol Hilgartner Schlank( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noting the need to promote gender equity and foster cooperative play between boys and girls in early childhood programs, this guide presents ways that teachers and parents of young children can help all children realize their potential, regardless of gender, and help children learn to work and play together. Chapter 1, "Teaching for Change," focuses on self-evaluation of gender stereotyping, language use, classroom rules, and teacher intervention to support gender equity. Chapter 2, "Arranging for Change," addresses setting up the classroom to encourage cooperative cross-gender play and discourage gender stereotyping, including materials to acquire and those to avoid. Chapter 3, "Togetherness," presents activities to encourage cross-gender play; included are needed materials and brief descriptions. Chapter 4, "Updating Circle Time," describes activities to develop understanding of and respect for boys and girls, including the use of win-win games and musical instruments. Chapter 5, "Storytime Revisited," discusses book selection and contains an annotated bibliography of appropriate books. Chapter 6, "Building Compatible Partnerships with Parents," focuses on introducing the program to and communicating with parents, and encouraging parent involvement. Chapter 7, "Heightening Your Awareness," presents guidelines for self-evaluation, makes suggestions for staff development, and contains a bibliography for building awareness of gender issues. Each chapter contains references. (Author/KB)
The earl and the heiress by Barbara Metzger( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bething's folly by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wicked ways of a true hero by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Stamfield is invaluable to the British Army for his ability to detect the truth from the enemy's lies. After years of service, Daniel finally takes a respite, but doesn't count on Corisande Abbott and her unsavory reputation to reenter his life
My lady innkeeper by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyndell Markham's stepbrother used her money to purchase a country inn, but she knew he wasn't guilty of spying. So she disguised herself as the innkeeper with the intention of trapping the real traitor. Unfortunately, the Marquis of Cheyne, her guest at the inn, could ruin her if he discovered her identity
A worthy wife by Barbara Metzger( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aurora, a girl of humble background, can't believe her luck when she is betrothed to the dashing Harland Podell. But the nuptials are interrupted by the brother of the groom's wife!
Ace of Hearts by Barbara Metzger( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never did Alexander "Ace" Endicott, the Earl of Cards, imagine himself to be thrice-betrothed against his will by the doings of three desperate debutantes. So he escapes London to his property in the country, where he follows through with his deceased father's last wish-to find his long-lost step-sister. His search takes a detour and leads him to Nell, who piques his interest. Now, Ace may have to reconsider his rejection of marriage and see if two mismatched lovers can make a royal pair
The scandalous life of a true lady by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assigned to spy on enemies of the crown at a house party in rural England, spymaster Harry Harmon enlists the assistance of the smart, exotic Simone Ryland, a penniless beauty with no guardian, dowry, or references, to masquerade as a courtesan to infiltrate the party at his side
Queen of diamonds by Barbara Metzger( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of London knows the story of the vanished Lady Charlotte Endicott and the handsome reward that will accompany her safe return. Scores of blond-haired, blue-eyed impostors have tried their luck at Jack Endicott's casino claiming to be the girl, only to be turned away-but Queenie Dennis just might be the one. Fate takes a turn when she returns to London posing as a dressmaker fresh from France. Queenie quickly becomes the talk of the town, catching the eye of the handsome Lord Harkness. As her love for him grows, Queenie's lies begin to catch up with her. Will Harkness call her bluff, or does love hold the winning hand?
Truly yours by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Amanda Carville, who has been shunned by polite society after being accused of murdering her stepfather, asks for his help in proving her innocence, Viscount Rexford, dealing with his own troubles, refuses to get involved, until his heart gives him no choice
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a biography for young children by Carol Hilgartner Schlank( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the childhood of the civil rights leader. For very young children, a brief picture book biography of the civil rights leader
 
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The bargain bride
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controlled identityJerome, Celia, 1941-

Mecger, Barbara.

Мецгер, Барбара

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The hourglassWedded blissSaved by scandalLove, LouisaThe primrose pathThe duelTogether and equal : fostering cooperative play and promoting gender equity in early childhood programsThe wicked ways of a true hero