WorldCat Identities

Ross, Ann B.

Works: 147 works in 757 publications in 3 languages and 61,315 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ann B Ross
Miss Julia speaks her mind : a novel by Ann B Ross( Book )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the death of her husband, a wealthy Southern widow is visited by an impoverished young woman with a small boy. A mistress? A son? Julia Springer can't believe it, only to discover that the whole town has known for years. But she will rise to the occasion when the boy is kidnaped
Miss Julia stands her ground by Ann B Ross( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hazel Marie's troublemaking uncle makes a scandalous claim about Little Lloyd's paternity, Miss Julia takes on the unpleasant task of conducting DNA testing to see if her late husband and son are truly related
Miss Julia meets her match by Ann B Ross( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When long-time boyfriend Sam Murdoch pops the question, Miss Julia contemplates the offer while the town is being turned upside down with rumors of infidelities and other events shocking to the Southern facade of gentility and family values
Miss Julia throws a wedding by Ann B Ross( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Miss Julia is a proper widow-a lady of a certain age with a determined commitment to correct behavior and right living, which she'll tell you about in a minute since she has the sharpest tongue south of the mason-Dixon Line."--Jacket
Miss Julia hits the road by Ann B Ross( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her increasing concerns at the exploits marking her boyfriend's mid-life crisis, sharp-tongued southerner Miss Julia launches a fund-raiser to save her housekeeper's home from being lost to the schemes of a greedy landlord
Miss Julia strikes back by Ann B Ross( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julia discovers that her Princess Diana ring replica and other jewelry pieces have been stolen, and she packs up Little Lloyd, Etta Mae Wiggins, and an inebriated private investigator in order to catch the thieves in Palm Beach
Miss Julia's school of beauty by Ann B Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel Marie, former lover of Miss Julia's late husband, needs assistance in staging a beauty contest to determine who will reigh as Miss Abbot County Sheriff's Department. Enter Miss Julia. She has plenty of advice for the contestants aboutr maintaining their poise, showcasing their charm, and perfecting their stage presence. Doing her utmost to help the women, Miss Julia must also address concerns over her complicated relationship with her gentleman friend, Sam
Miss Julia paints the town by Ann B Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When developers threaten to bulldoze the old courthouse to make way for condominiums, Miss Julia enlists the help of Etta Mae Wiggins in a plot to scare off the money by exposing the town's many eccentric characters; Miss Julia also discovers several of her friends' husbands have vanished
Miss Julia takes over by Ann B Ross( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first book, Miss Julia, a recent widow, is presented with one Hazel Marie Puckett and her nine-year son, Little Lloyd, who bears a striking resemblance to Miss Julia's late husband. In the sequel, Miss Julia, Hazel Marie Puckett, and Little Lloyd have formed a familial bond which creates the plot for this book. It results in a hair-raising car chase on the track of NASCAR's North Carolina Speedway
Miss Julia renews her vows by Ann B Ross( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes even Miss Julia just wants to go to bed and hide under the covers. Her husband, Sam, wants them to attend marriage enrichment classes. Could their marriage be in a poor state? Even worse, the psychologist leading the sessions is Dr. Fred Fowler - a man Miss Julia could go forever without seeing again and one she'd certainly rather not introduce to Sam. But she can't stay in bed for long, even if she wants to. Someone has knocked Francie Pitts in the head and put her in the hospital. Francie didn't see her attacker, but she sure smelled her. She recƯognized Etta Mae Wiggins's perfume, Shania Twain by Stetson. It's up to Miss Julia to clear the air. As if playing detective wasn't enough, Miss Julia still needs to show Sam that there's life left in their marital batteries - even if it means his are going to need some recharging. Perhaps a bit of Shania Twain might just solve all her problems
Miss Julia rocks the cradle by Ann B Ross( Book )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julia's investigative work on a possible murder and her financial reputation keeps her buzzing. But the sudden arrival of Hazel Marie's twins during a fierce blizzard brings a whole new set of challenges and a double helping of trouble
Miss Julia to the rescue by Ann B Ross( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hazel Marie's hotheaded private investigator husband, J.D., goes missing during a latest job, Miss Julia and Etta Mae struggle to free a man matching his description from a West Virginia jail, while Agnes Whitman returns to town with a following of misfits who might be members of a zealous cult
Miss Julia stirs up trouble by Ann B Ross( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bestselling author Ann B. Ross cooks up a batch of fun in this latest novel in her popular series With a crisp bite in the air, Miss Julia is enjoying a well-earned respite by her new fireplace. But autumn leaves aren't the only things falling: James, Hazel Marie's housekeeper, has had a nasty tumble down some stairs. How can Hazel Marie feed and take care of him--not to mention a husband and two babies--when she barely knows how to boil water? Miss Julia jumps in to help by convincing the ladies of Abbotsville to put on their aprons and give cooking lessons. With success so close she can taste it, Miss Julia isn't thrilled when an unexpected visitor shows up. Brother Vern Puckett, Hazel Marie's no-good uncle, started life on the wrong foot and stayed there. What could he possibly want from his frazzled niece this time? With a delightful helping of madcap antics, Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble is a perfect next course in this charming series."--
Miss Julia lays down the law by Ann B Ross( Book )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's up to Miss Julia to sort out the murder of a hoity-toity newcomer in the latest addition to the "New York Times" bestselling series"--
Miss Julia inherits a mess by Ann B Ross( Book )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Miss Julia hears that Miss Mattie Freeman has taken a fall and is in the hospital, she wishes she'd spent more time getting to know the woman. When the tumble proves fatal, the last thing Miss Julia expects is a phone call from lawyer Ernest Sitton: Miss Julia is named executor of Mattie Freeman's estate. Faced with a house full of clutter, Miss Julia enlists an accredited furniture appraiser to sort through the mess. But when a peculiar young man claiming to be Miss Mattie's great-nephew turns up, demanding to live in her apartment while he writes a family history, Miss Julia finds herself closer to Mattie and her mysterious family than ever before."--Page 4 of cover
Miss Julia weathers the storm by Ann B Ross( Book )

15 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the latest installment of Ann B. Ross's New York Times bestselling series, Miss Julia takes a trip to the beach, only to confront a hurricane roiling off the coast--and all the trouble it washes ashore Miss Julia's sweet and generous husband, Sam, has decided to take a big group trip to the beach, inviting family and friends. While Miss Julia prepares for the big trip, her longtime friend LuAnne comes to her with a horrifying discovery--her husband may be cheating on her. Julia invites LuAnne along to the beach to get away and clear her head--and to keep from doing anything rash. Everyone settles into the rental house and six-year-old Latisha, their beloved housekeeper Lillian's great-grandaughter, is having a blast searching for seashells when she discovers some much more valuable treasures that have washed up from a strong storm off the coast. As the storm nears, the crew packs up to head back to Abbotsville, and it appears that the three strangers they met on the beach--who seemed a bit too interested in little Latisha's treasures--have followed them back to their sleepy town. In Miss Julia Weathers the Storm, another highly entertaining and delightful installment in the series by Ann B. Ross, Miss Julia must rely on her quick wit and strong will to protect Latisha, get to the bottom of LuAnne's predicament, and once again save the day"--
Miss Julia's marvelous makeover : a novel by Ann B Ross( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Miss Julia masterminds a makeover in New York Times bestselling author Ann B. Ross's latest installment in her popular series It's summer in Abbotsville, and Miss Julia has visions of enjoying a life of leisure. But before she can even sip some iced tea on her front porch, a letter from her long-lost cousin Elsie informs her that Elsie's granddaughter is on a bus headed to Abbotsville that very day. Reminding Miss Julia of an old family debt, Elsie proclaims that she is sending Trixie to Miss Julia's to learn to become a lady. The nerve of some people! When the rude and unkempt Trixie arrives, even Sam and Lloyd agree that Miss Julia faces quite a challenge. Meanwhile, Sam has decided to run for state senate. But when he has a fainting spell and has to go into the hospital for tests, who will run his campaign? Is his no-good rival going to cakewalk into office? No sir, not if Miss Julia has anything to say about it-and indeed she does, including up on the stump. In this marvelous addition to the popular series, Miss Julia is sure to have a summer that she-and Abbotsville-will never forget!"--
Miss Julia paints the town by Ann B Ross( Recording )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Already trying to help three friends find their missing husbands, Miss Julia also must concoct a scheme to chase a slick New Jersey developer away from Abbotsville. But perhaps she's bitten off a bit more than she can chew
Etta Mae's worst bad-luck day by Ann B Ross( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated with her life in the trailer park, Etta Mae Wiggins dreams of something better, but her ambition to marry a wealthy elderly man is challenged by the man's scheming children, her ex's underworld enemies, and her former flame Bobby Lee
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Miss Julia stands her ground
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English (343)

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Miss Julia stands her groundMiss Julia meets her matchMiss Julia throws a weddingMiss Julia hits the roadMiss Julia strikes backMiss Julia's school of beautyMiss Julia paints the townMiss Julia takes over