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Metzger, Barbara

Overview
Works: 87 works in 297 publications in 6 languages and 14,532 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.E86, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Barbara Metzger
The bargain bride by Barbara Metzger( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 841 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 )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 780 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
Ace of hearts by Barbara Metzger( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 637 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
Love, Louisa by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 514 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
Wedded bliss by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 509 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
The primrose path by Barbara Metzger( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 451 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
Saved by scandal by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delicious mix of love and laughter
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 416 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)
Bething's folly by Barbara Metzger( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earl and the heiress by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rake's ransom by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 348 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
My lady innkeeper by Barbara Metzger( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 335 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
The wicked ways of a true hero by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 287 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
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a biography for young children by Carol Hilgartner Schlank( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 279 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
The duel by Barbara Metzger( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 242 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
A worthy wife by Barbara Metzger( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 201 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!
The scandalous life of a true lady by Barbara Metzger( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 200 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
Truly yours by Barbara Metzger( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone in the world, Amanda Carville has no dowry, no reputation left, and no one who believes her to be innocent of murder, since she was found holding the gun that killed her stepfather. Viscount Rexford also has his troubles. He's scarred by war, and cursed--or blessed--with the family trait of knowing the truth when he hears it, and his success at extracting the truth from military prisoners has left many doubting his honor and his methods. When Amanda tells him she didn't do it, he believes her. Tired of the truth business, Rex refuses to get involved ... until his heart leaves him no choice
Queen of diamonds by Barbara Metzger( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 155 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?
Jack of clubs by Barbara Metzger( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years ago, Captain Jack Endicott's half-sister vanished after a carriage accident. He now sets out to honor his father's dying wish and find her. Jack plans to open a lavish gaming parlor and hire only beautiful ladies to deal cards, possibly finding his sister. All he needs is a little luck. Instead he finds prim schoolteacher Allie Silver, who needs a guardian for one of her most precocious pupils. With such an unlikely duo, all bets are off in a wild game of romance
 
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The bargain bride
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controlled identityJerome, Celia, 1941-

Mecger, Barbara.

Мецгер, Барбара

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The hourglassLove, LouisaWedded blissThe primrose pathSaved by scandalTogether and equal : fostering cooperative play and promoting gender equity in early childhood programsMy lady innkeeperThe wicked ways of a true hero