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Blair, Emma

Overview
Works: 41 works in 362 publications in 1 language and 6,571 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Musical fiction  Juvenile works  Feminist fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6052.L342, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emma Blair
Three bites of the cherry by Emma Blair( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Georgie Mair's husband John dies, her close-knit family help her through that terrible time. Her parents are her bedrocks and, despite their own problems, her siblings help too: sister Lena, who nurses romantic ambitions; brother Tom, for whom religion proves a barrier to romance in 1920s Glasgow; and devout older sister Mary. Love returns to Georgie's world when Charlie Gunn saves her life. Their relationship blossoms into marriage - but she soon separates from him, shocking the staid community
Sweethearts by Emma Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters in 1930's Glasgow find work, romance, and trouble
Arrows of desire by Emma Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Steve is killed during enemy action, Beth is devastated. They were due to elope to Gretna Green the following week, and their happiness was complete with the news that Beth is pregnant. But now, alone and unmarried and with a baby on the way, Beth must survive by herself in war-torn Glasgow. When Beth meets handsome Canadian Gene, a friendship begins; for the first time since Steve's death Beth finds happiness. When Gene asks her to marry him and live with him on his farm in Canada, Beth seizes the opportunity of a better life for her and her child. But it doesn't take Beth long to realise that Gene hasn't told her the whole truth and that the farm doesn't belong to just him - his sister Loretta lives there too. And Loretta makes it very clear that Beth isn't welcome and that she will stop at nothing to get rid of her - even murder
Half hidden by Emma Blair( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly loses her fiance at Dunkirk and throws all her energy into nursing and hating the Germans who have taken away her beloved, and have invaded her home, Jersey. But she is forced to admit she respects and admires Dr Peter Schmidt and they begin a relationship. Then, however, typhoid strikes
The blackbird's tale by Emma Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Glasgow on the brink of the Great War to the cut-throat world of London publishing - the spellbinding saga of three remarkable generations. Cathy: a Glasgow factory-girl. Hannah: the daughter whose mariage enjoys prosperity. But her love must learn to endure hurt. Robyn: the product of her generation. Modern, extrovert, vivacious, her heart is broken by the only man she'll ever love. An unforgettable story of three women united in their love for books, for life and their men
Twilight time by Emma Blair( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters cope with life and men, one falling for the new village doctor and one becoming involved with the local mill owner's son
Moonlit eyes by Emma Blair( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pee Wee Poston and his wife Beulah are offered the chance to swap New York for London, they jump at the chance as they can be close to their son Julius, a diplomat at the American embassy. As war looms, the warmth of their neighbours counters the anti-black feeling they discover elsewhere
Flower of Scotland by Emma Blair( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whisky distillers by trade, Charlotte's family are separated with the outbreak of World War I. When the War ends, they return home to Scotland a different family and must cope with the changes war has wrought, and those still to come
An apple from Eden by Emma Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridie gets a job as a maid on Sir Ian of Seaton's estate and, against her better judgement, falls in love with his brother's stepson - also called Ian. Ian is optimistic that his father will understand and let them marry, but Bridie is dismissed and Ian threatened with the loss of his inheritance
Maggie Jordan by Emma Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding happiness by Emma Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glasgow 1924. Sandy McLean is training to be what his father always wanted to become - a surgeon. But Sandy doesn't share his father's interest in medicine: his real passion is for painting. And when he meets a friend in his local pub, he spies a second reason to become an artist: Sophie, the stunning French girl who models for the local art school. When Sandy rescues Sophie from the unwelcome advances of a drunk after a dance, he hopes it may be the start of something special
Goodnight, sweet prince by Emma Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Scotland in the 1930s, this novel continues the story begun in "Flower of Scotland". It takes readers back into the lives of the Drummond family, who are still dealing with the aftermath of the Great War but now must also face up to the horrors of World War II
A most determined woman by Emma Blair( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Sarah Hawke, daughter of an impoverished miner, life offers little beyond the grime of 1890's Glasgow and the drudgery of back-breading work. Until a mysterious stranger enters her life, (a stranger who turns out to be her real father, the owner of a vast and prosperous shipping empire). Catapulted into a world of luxury, of servants and stately homes, Sarah begins a new and glittering life. As sole heiress to a fortune, she has much to gain and everything to lose. for she takes the business, and with it the risks, rivalry, deceit and intrigue, as well as the prospect of love
Scarlet ribbons by Emma Blair( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Smith, born with a degenerative hip, is unable to walk. Sent to a Dr Barnardo's home for treatment, she is so excited that she fails to realise she will never see her beloved family again. In 1927, once fully cured, Sadie is offered the opportunity of a lifetime; to start a new life in Canada. But when she arrives at the Trikhardts' farm in the heart of Ontario, her new life seems far from perfect. Worked from dawn to dusk, she treasures the scarlet ribbons her mother gave her and seeks solace in her friendship with fellow orphan, cheeky-faced Robbie. A freak hurricane finally provides Sadie with a lucky escape. From Canadian parlourmaid to pilot in Britain's Air Transport Auxillary, from office clerk to managing director, Sadie has to draw on her courage and strength in a determined struggle to find the lasting happiness that had eluded her as a child
Street song by Emma Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When dreams come true by Emma Blair( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forget-me-not by Emma Blair( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devon, 1912, and Tim Wilson cannot believe his luck. He has landed the job of his dreams as a newspaper reporter, and he is captivated by Katherine Coates. Romance blossoms, but their happiness is short lived
Moonlit eyes by Emma Blair( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pee Wee Poston and his wife Beulah are offered the chance to swap New York for London, they jump at the chance. Pee Wee, a highly talented saxophonist, has been asked to help launch a new jazz club in Soho. By accepting, the couple can be close to their son Julius, a high-flying diplomat at the American embassy. The Postons settle in Islington, only to find that some locals dislike having a black family in the area. But from their new neighbours -- Albert and Jess Sykes, their daughter Ellie and son Paul -- they receive the sort of warm welcome Londoners are known for. Before long, they are firm friends -- a commodity which, with war looming, grows more precious by the day. As Hitler launches his bombing campaign on London, Pee Wee and his band play on, resolute in their defiance of the air raids
Emma Blair omnibus by Emma Blair( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little white lies by Emma Blair( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For sixteen-year-old Lizzie McDougall, life in the Glasgow tenements comes as a culture shock after her sheltered upbringing in the Highlands. But for her father, who has just lost his job, Glasgow offers employment. It also enables Lizzie to work in a factory as a seamstress - and it opens her horizons to new friends as well. Especially the spirited Pearl, who introduces Lizzie to her cousin, Jack, a real bobby-dazzler. It's not just Lizzie who faces temptation in the big city. Her father, Doogie, is exposed to it in the shape of the buxom Daisy. It falls to Lizzie's mother, Ethne, to hold the family together. And soon she's doing so in a way that none of them could have envisaged
 
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Three bites of the cherry
Alternative Names

controlled identityBlair, Iain, 1942-2011

Blair, Iain John

Languages
English (215)

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SweetheartsArrows of desireHalf hiddenThe blackbird's taleTwilight timeMoonlit eyesFlower of ScotlandAn apple from Eden