WorldCat Identities

Whitnell, Barbara

Overview
Works: 42 works in 152 publications in 5 languages and 5,255 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6073.H653, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Whitnell
A clear blue sky by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A domestic drama on two sisters who move in with husbands and children into a rented Cornwall cottage for the summer. There are minor dramas involving adolescent children, but the big ones get underway when sister Lynn's husband announces his intention to quit his job and devote himself to good works, while sister Kate discovers from an unfortunate phone call that her husband is carrying on with another woman. By the author of The View from The Summerhouse
Charmed circle by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a girl, Rachel Bond idolized her wealthy neighbors, but as she grew older she began to sense that they hid a dark secret
The view from the summerhouse by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England, a retired New York advertising executive investigates a 50-year-old mystery. During World War II David Holt, then a soldier stationed in England, helped a BBC reporter dispose of a spy's body. But was the man really a spy? The investigation leads to a romance
The ring of bells by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of the rainbird by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Finnish and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jodie by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prue's friend Jodie dies in a tragic accident on a Cornish cliff, Prue is devastated. But, as a single mother with a young toddler, she is persuaded by her landlady to apply for Jodie's old job at the exclusive Boscothey Manor Hotel. Then she comes across a mysterious letter written by Jodie just days before she died, and she determines to unravel the truth
The Cornish legacy by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When her beloved great-aunt Verity dies, Clare immediately returns to Lemorrick, the lovely old house in Cornwall in which she grew up. ... Unexpectedly meeting up with Nick Courtfield, her first love, she also realises that time hasn't dimmed the passion she feels for him --nor his for her. But Verity had always hinted at a dark secret in the Courtfield family's past, and hoped that Clare would find love elsewhere. ... Can Clare put right the mistakes of the past and, at the same time, find her own destiny?"--Jacket
The Caroline quest by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When American Holly Crozier discovered that her brother Jim, who had been killed by a hit-and-run driver, had a child in England, she was desperate to trace her niece or nephew and its mothers, Caroline Bethany. In London she was helped on her quest by Steve, who'd worked with Jim at the auction house. Steve believed that Jim had been deliberately killed when he had discovered a painting at the auction house was a fake. Radiant with the knowledge that Steven returned her love, Holly resolved to bring the murderers to justice." -- Publisher
The mill cottage by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sarah Kendall catches a glimpse of Simon on the TV news bulletin, she's convinced her brother -- reported killed six months ago -- is still alive. But why is he hiding, and on whom can she call for help?
The fragrant harbour by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why was Mali crying so heartbrokenly in that sleazy cafe in Bangkok? Sue cannot forget nor ignore her plea for help. Also difficult to ignore is the hostility between her sister-in-law Serena and brother, Bruno, not forgeting the sinister Wong family. Sue suddenly finds herself in need of a friend
Deep waters by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Marshall receives a letter from her father, asking her to cut short her holiday in Miami to fly to the remote Caribbean island of Grand Guani to find out why her brother, Nick, had left a promising career in the RAF to work for a small airline there. When she arrives, Nick greets her warmly and books her into the Guani Inn, next door to the quarters he shares with Tom Channing, an American diver. But why does Liz receive such a cold reception from Tom and everyone else she encounters? And why were Nick and Tom so keen for her to leave the island?
Loveday by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loveday Pentecost, the daughter of a schoolmaster, falls in love with a baron
Freedom Street by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross currents by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The salt rakers by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The candlewood tree by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charmed circle by Barbara Whitnell( Recording )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel, a lonely English girl, becomes friends with the Rossiter family but finds that relationship changing as terrible events begin to loom over their seemingly secure pre-war life
A clear blue sky by Barbara Whitnell( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Sheridan has planned a family holiday in the Cornwall of her childhood for her husband and her sister's family. For a while, it seems her dream of a perfect vacation may be realised, until an elderly woman arrives with a chilling secret, and the past begins to cast a long shadow over all of them
Ein Sommerhaus in Cornwall Roman by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als der junge Journalist Simon Holt ein Portät über Caleb Carne schreiben soll, der im Zweiten Weltkrieg aufgrund seiner patriotischen Radiosendungen berühmt war, entdeckt er auch ein Stück seiner eigenen Familiengeschichte
Tra due amori by Barbara Whitnell( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A clear blue sky
Alternative Names
Whitnell, Barbara

Languages
English (114)

German (3)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Finnish (1)

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Charmed circleThe view from the summerhouseThe ring of bellsAfter JodieThe Cornish legacyThe Caroline questThe mill cottageThe fragrant harbour