WorldCat Identities

Finley, Martha 1828-1909

Overview
Works: 303 works in 1,199 publications in 1 language and 19,788 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas stories  Young adult works 
Classifications: PZ7, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Martha Finley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Martha Finley
Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley ( Book )
69 editions published between 1806 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living with her uncle's family on a southern plantation in the mid-nineteenth century, motherless eight-year-old Elsie finds it difficult to establish a relationship with her worldy father who seems indifferent to her religious principles
Elsie's endless wait by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1840's, eight-year-old heiress Elsie Dinsmore has only her Christian faith and the hope of love from the father she has never met to sustain her while living on a southern plantation with relatives who care little for her and disapprove of her strong religious principles
Elsie's impossible choice by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having refused to violate her religious principles, even at her father's command, nine-year-old Elsie and her father both suffer terribly during his recuperation from a serious illness, especially since his stepmother encourages the rift between them
Elsie's new life by Martha Finley ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During her tenth summer, Elsie is reunited with old friends, travels throughout New England, and introduces her father to the woman who will become her new mother
Elsie's stolen heart by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While visiting an elderly, eccentric great-aunt in Ohio, eighteen-year-old Elsie is courted by a young man who has been sent by her uncle Arthur to win not only her hand, but her fortune as well
Elsie's holidays at Roselands by Martha Finley ( Book )
16 editions published between 1872 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Elsie believes that obeying a request her father has made would violate her conscience, and she must refuse him. He, in turn, believes Elsie is being willful and disobedient, failing to see her refusal as a matter of her deep, abiding faith in God
Elsie's troubled times by Martha (EDT) Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Elsie and Edward experience the joys of parenthood, the Civil War begins and ends, with terrible losses to their families
Elsie's great hope by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie and her family endure tragedies as well as experience the joys of life in the 1870s
Elsie's tender mercies by Martha Finley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie Dinsmore Travilla, who has always tried to live a truly Christian life, returns to Ion Plantation after the Civil War to discover that old hatreds run deep and that she must rely on her faith to withstand the Ku Klux Klan
Elsie's true love ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsie, now twenty-one years old, wishes to marry an old friend but her father decrees she must first learn to manage her inheritance, including her mother's Louisiana sugar plantation and its slaves
Violet's hidden doubts : book one of the A life of faith: Violet Travilla series, based on the characters by Martha Finley ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though Violet tries to keep her family's spirits up during troubled times, she has many doubts of her own
Millie's courageous days : based on the beloved books by Martha Finley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millie's family is living on the frontier. Their faith in God have kept them strong as they face each new day. However, Millie's faith receives a blow when she loses her best friend to an accident
The two Elsies by Martha Finley ( Book )
19 editions published between 1885 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lester and Elsie Leland take responsibility for Lester's orphaned niece, Evelyn, who becomes close to Lulu, and they and their families decide to spend the winter on a Louisiana plantation
Elsie's new relations by Martha Finley ( Book )
27 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience the highs and lows of love and loss in this tender tale of the married lives of three of Elsie's children and their young families
Elsie's womanhood : book four of the original Elsie classics by Martha Finley ( Book )
22 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is time for celebration as Elsie prepares to marry her beloved Edward. Following their wedding, the happy couple honeymoons at Viamede, childhood home of Elsie's mother in the bayou region of Louisiana. Here Elsie's faith matures, and she learns to share her belief with others in a meaningful way
Violet's turning point by Martha Finley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet and her friends visit New York City, expecting a pleasant summer holiday but things quickly become complicated. Will her faith sustain her as she struggles to protect her loved ones from harm?
Christmas with Grandma Elsie by Martha Finley ( Book )
26 editions published between 1886 and 2013 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grandma Elsie hosts a joyful holiday celebration at Ion, twins Herbert and Harold decide to enter the ministry, and Max and Lulu learn lessons in humility, courage, and honesty after Lulu traps two burglars in the strong room at Woodburn
Millie's unsettled season by K. R Hamilton ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millie Keith is moving from Ohio to Indiana with her family and her Christian faith must sustain her through the journey
Millie's faithful heart : book four of the A life of faith: Millie Keith series, based on the beloved books by Martha Finley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millie is at Roselands Plantations, recovering from an illness. However, her cousin, Elsie's, world is so different from the frontier life of Indiana. Millie prays for the strength to learn without becoming corrupted
Violet's bold mission by Martha Finley ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violet Travilla takes on a challenge unlike anything that she has ever done before
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Martha, Cousin, 1828-1909

Author of Ella Clinton and Aunt Ruth, 1828-1909
Author of Marion Harvey, 1828-1909
Author of Try, 1828-1909
Cousin Martha, 1828-1909
Ella Clinton and Aunt Ruth, Author of, 1828-1909
Farquharson, Martha
Farquharson, Martha, 1828-1909
Marion Harvey, Author of, 1828-1909
Martha, Cousin, 1828-1909
Try, Author of, 1828-1909
Languages
English (237)
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