WorldCat Identities

Black, Veronica

Overview
Works: 10 works in 94 publications in 2 languages and 4,398 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6052.L335, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Veronica Black
A vow of chastity by Veronica Black( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Joan of the Order of the Daughters of Compassion realizes that a murderer is stalking the moors
A vow of sanctity by Veronica Black( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While doing a painting of a monastery on an island, Sister Joan explores an ancient crypt where past abbots are resting. There she discovers one skeleton too many, and it is wearing modern shoes
A vow of poverty by Veronica Black( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Joan of the Order of the Daughters of Compassion finds herself stalked by a man, supposedly buried and in a grave for the past two years. Soon after murder follows
A vow of compassion by Veronica Black( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Joan and Detective Mill investigate strange goings-on in a hospital in Cornwall. A woman dies of a heart attack while awaiting surgery for a hip replacement, another disappears and a nurse commits suicide
A vow of devotion by Veronica Black( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Convent of the Daughters of Compassion, Sister Joan, the reluctant sleuth, investigates the murder of Sister Elizabeth, a postulant who was bludgeoned. Sister Joan is aided by the ever-agnostic detective, Sergeant Mill. The setting is England
My pilgrim love by Veronica Black( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an arrogant sea captain offers to take a young woman to the first pilgrim colony in new England, romance, danger and the awakening of her true nature lie ahead as she learns the meaning of courage in a primitive and fascinating land
Hoodman blind by Veronica Black( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vow of fidelity by Veronica Black( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convent mystery featuring Sister Joan of the Order of the Daughters of Compassion. At an old girls' reunion, she is shocked to learn that of her 10 friends, three have died in terrible accidents. When a class photo arrives with the dead crossed out and a circle round Sister Joan, the pious sleuth knows it's no halo and she had better put her talents to work. By the author of A Vow of Devotion
Vow of adoration : vow of devotion, vow of fidelity by Veronica Black( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of three detective stories features the sleuth Sister Joan. In "Vow of Adoration," Brother Cuthbert and Detective Sergeant Alan Mill are both away. Sister Joan of the Daughters of Compassion must rely on her wits when she finds the body of a tramp in an abandoned chapel. In the course of her investigations she must also learn the difference between adoration and infatuation. In "Vow of Devotion," the convent of the Daughters of Compassion is short of postulants, and the impending visit of two girls thinking about entering the order is greeted with pleasure. But when Sister Joan goes to greet them, little does she realize that murder and obsession will follow hard on their heels. In "Vow of Fidelity," Sister Joan goes to London for an Art School reunion. She discovers that three former colleagues have recently met violent deaths. Once again, this modern nun must solve a crime with the help of her friend, Detective Sergeant Alan Mill, and balance the demands of justice with her convent life
My name is Polly Winter by Veronica Black( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical researcher Cordelia James has rented a room at The Cedars, a house where the restless ghost of a child called Polly Winter seeks justice. When Mrs Tate, the cleaner, goes missing, followed by her teenage daughter, an old tale of lust and murder is replayed. With the help of a local librarian and an attractive artist, Jake, Cordelia sets out to discover the truth. She stumbles into a situation that puts both her life and sanity at risk
 
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