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Swindells, Madge

Overview
Works: 59 works in 343 publications in 9 languages and 6,832 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6069.W49, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Madge Swindells
Summer harvest by Madge Swindells( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two barnstorming adventurers meet in the fields of the Midwest one of them begins to learn about the realities of his world and what caused a real Messiah to abandon his mission
Song of the wind by Madge Swindells( Book )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 8 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deported from Nazi-occupied Poland to live in South Africa, lovely Marika Magos, longing to avenge her father's murder and struggling to adjust to a new life, falls in love with German U-boat captain Gunter Grieff
The Corsican woman : a novel by Madge Swindells( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sybilia, a beautiful woman, is scorned and haunted by the past that has condemned her to a life of loneliness. Her fate is changed when she shoots her father-in-law to death
Ripples on a pond by Madge Swindells( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years ago, the villagers of Temple Minnis conspired to plan and conceal a murder, but now a dying local citizen is suffering from pangs of conscience
String of pearls by Madge Swindells( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of passion and courage against a backdrop of World War II - Helen Conroys happy family is shattered when her husband asks for a divorce. Then, in September, 1942, US troops pour into Mowbray. For the Brits, life will never be the same again. Captain Simon Johnson, a US military intelligence agent, is billeted with the Conroy family and he and Helen fall deeply in love. As the US troops leave for action, Helen and her daughter, now a war bride, cling together as they listen to daily bulletins of the invasion of Normandy
Hot ice by Madge Swindells( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Winters and Sienna Sheik were best friends at school but with their different backgrounds the two friends soon grew apart - Sienna into the moneyed world she was intended for. Little did Chris know that Sienna's wedding day would turn her life upside down. When Sienna is brutally kidnapped from her wedding car, Chris does everything in her power to save her. Later she is given the perfect opportunity to solve the mystery of her friend's disappearance
Snakes and ladders by Madge Swindells( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the relationship between Marjorie Hardy, an impoverished, bright lass, and Robert MacLaren, the heir to a whisky empire. When she falls pregnant out of wedlock, Marjorie must make her own way to success
Twisted things by Madge Swindells( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rescued after hours in the freezing water clinging onto the wreckage of her yacht, Clara Conner wakes up in Dover hospital with hazy memories of the accident that put her there. Patrick, her husband, is missing, presumably killed by the explosion that tore the Connemara apart. Haunted by shocking and violent images, Clara becomes convinced that Patrick was murdered and that she was attacked: but are these really memories or are they just trauma-induced fantasies?" "As Clara begins to sort through Patrick's business affairs, she soon realises that her husband had led a double life. He was involved with criminals and owed someone a lot of money. So when a mysterious man appears to be watching the house and following Clara's every move, her fears for her own safety grow - and that of her twelve-year-old son. Could this man be the attacker who killed Patrick and tried to murder her, and, does he want to finish the job?"--BOOK JACKET
Winners and losers by Madge Swindells( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman familial
Sunstroke by Madge Swindells( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son fils de deux ans ayant été enlevé par son mari, l'héroïne de ce roman dynamique ne sera satisfaite que lorsqu'elle l'aura retrouvé, mais à quel prix? [SDM]
Shadows on the snow by Madge Swindells( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bon rčit mľodramatique dont le cadre est la tenue des Jeux olympiques ̉Sarajevo en 1981. [SDM]
Edelweiss by Madge Swindells( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce roman, scandé en 80 chapitres, raconte la destinée d'une jeune femme qui adhère dès 1937 à une organisation anti-nazie et poursuit sa tâche de résistante jusqu'à la fin de la guerre. [SDM]
Harvesting the past by Madge Swindells( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En toile de fond, l'arrivée massive des Noirs dans les régions des Blancs, en Afrique du Sud à la fin des années 80. Un jeune lieutenant chargé d'enquêter sur la disparition d'une Métisse de seize ans se heurte à un mur de silence, dans une période de grande tension entre Noirs et Blancs, à quelques semaines des premières élections présidentielles où tous pourront voter
The sentinel by Madge Swindells( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'amour
String of pearls by Madge Swindells( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Simon Johnson, a US military intelligence agent, is billeted with the Conroy family. Despite their reluctance, Helen Conroy & Simon fall in love. Months later, when US forces leave silently into the night, Helen & her daughter, now a war bride, cling together as they listen to daily bulletins of the invasion of Normandy
Twisted Things by Madge Swindells( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued after hours in the freezing water, Clara Conner has hazy memories of the accident that put her there. Her husband, Patrick, is missing, presumably killed by the explosion that tore their yacht apart. Haunted by shocking and violent images, Clara becomes convinced that Patrick was murdered. As she begins to sort through his business affairs, she soon realises that her husband had led a double life - involved with criminals and owing someone a lot of money. Set amidst Dover's turbulent underworld, TWISTED THINGS is a taut and emotional thriller from an internationally bestselling author
Hot ice by Madge Swindells( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Winters and Sienna Sheik were best friends at school, but, because of their different backgrounds the two soon grew apart. Little did Chris know that Sienna's wedding day would turn her life upside down. Sienna is brutally kidnapped and Chris finds herself plunged into a dangerous underworld
Ripples on a pond by Madge Swindells( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The village of Temple Minnis hides dark secrets. Thirty years ago, the villagers conspired to plan and conceal a murder. Now the secret has come to light and the villagers are forced to face the past
Sunstroke by Madge Swindells( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina Ogilvie has a very successful career as a leading fund manager for a London merchant bank. When she is transferred to South Africa she meets Wolf Moller, a wealthy German oil prospector. She falls in love, becomes pregnant and marries, sacrificing her career. Two years later, Wolf disappears with their son and Nina discover she is married to a man wanted by Interpol and the CIA. After being arrested and imprisoned as his accomplice, then unexpectedly released, Nina sets out to find Wolf, and her son
Winners and losers by Madge Swindells( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic adventure of a woman's courage and the men who loved, deceived and intrigued her. After her grandfather's funeral Samantha realises that family-owned brewery is in deep trouble and that accepting a bid from a Czech company may be the easiest way out. But when Sam returns to Bourne-on-Sea, she realises that she cannot sell her heritage. Against all odds she throws in he job and determines to change the fortunes of the company. To raise money she decides to sell an ancient family title, but instead of a wealthy dupe the proposed sale attracts a young American historian whose presence brings complications
 
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סווינדלס, מדג׳

סוינדלס, מדג'

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Song of the windThe Corsican woman : a novelRipples on a pondString of pearlsHot iceSnakes and laddersTwisted thingsWinners and losers