WorldCat Identities

Riley, Judith Merkle

Overview
Works: 47 works in 311 publications in 11 languages and 7,584 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.I3794, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Judith Merkle Riley
 
Most widely held works by Judith Merkle Riley
A vision of light by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Persian and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1355, Margaret of Ashbury hears a mysterious voice advising her to do something unusual and possibly heretical; write a book about her life. She depends on renegade friar Brother Gregory to record her life story and state of Mystic Union, and he is forced to accept the state of grace of this "mere woman." Since she is unlettered herself, Margaret enlists Brother Gregory, a Carthusian friar, to take on the task, something he would not have done were he not afraid of starving. Still he cannot help but become engrossed in Margaret's fascinating life story, which includes midwifery, witchcraft, and the Black Death
In pursuit of the green lion by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to A Vision of Light finds Margaret married to Gregory and going to France to retrieve him after the Count of St. Medard captures him
The oracle glass by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17th Century tale of sorcery based on Paris police records. The heroine is Genevieve Pasquier, a fortune teller who uses her powers to manipulate the lives of the famous at the court of Louis XIV, the Sun King. By the author of In Pursuit of the Green Lion
The serpent garden by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman painter is sent to France by King Henry VIII of England to spy on the French court while painting its members. Henry has ambitions on the French crown. The painter is Susanna Dallet, a widow, and as she paints portraits she describes the character of her subjects for the reader. In due course she becomes embroiled in political intrigue and a romance. By the author of The Oracle Glass
The master of all desires by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three-way struggle in 16th century France for possession of a severed head with magic powers. The queen needs it to eliminate her husband's mistress, Nostradamus wants it to fulfill political aims, and a young woman is determined to keep it to gain love. By the author of The Serpent Garden
The water devil : a Margaret of Ashbury novel by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret of Ashbury is ready to settle down; the medieval healer is looking forward to an uneventful life in the country. And, indeed, life with her true love and a brood of rambunctious children is nearly perfect--except for her husband Gregory's ever-meddling family. Finding himself deep in debt once again, Gregory's father has plotted to sell Margaret's daughter off in marriage to save his woodlands from a greedy abbot. In a panic, Margaret turns to her old friend Brother Malachi to help save her daughter by whatever means necessary. The tension within the feuding family rouses an ancient being that dwells in a spring at the center of the disputed woodland. The watery creature has its own plans, and its eye is on Margaret's infant son
Management and ideology : the legacy of the international scientific management movement by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Stimme Roman by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

42 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De jonge vrouw van een rijke Londense koopman dicteert in de 14e eeuw aan een geestelijke het verhaal van haar veelbewogen leven
Die Hexe von Paris : Roman by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Paris des Sonnenkönigs gerät die verwachsene, aber mit einem wachen Verstand begabte Geneviève in die Fänge von La Voisin, der gerissensten äHexeä von Paris
In pursuit of the green lion by Judith Merkle Riley( Recording )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to marry her former tutor, Margaret of Ashbury, a wealthy widow, discovers that she has fallen in love with her husband, Gregory
Best of romance( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El jardín de la serpiente by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrætmalersken : roman by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Danish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En vision av ljus by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in Swedish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I det gröna lejonets spår by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den falske markise by Judith Merkle Riley( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den mörka spegeln : [en historisk roman] by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den falske markise by Judith Merkle Riley( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ormträdgården by Judith Merkle Riley( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troldmandens hoved. roman by Judith Merkle Riley( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The serpent garden
Alternative Names
Judith Merkle Riley Amerikaans auteur (1942-2010)

Judith Merkle Riley Novelist

Judith Merkle Riley US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Merkle, Judith A.

Merkle, Judith A. (Judith Astria)

Merkle-Riley, Judith

Riley, Judith

Riley, Judith M.

Riley Merkle, Judith

Languages
English (80)

German (67)

Spanish (49)

Polish (34)

Danish (19)

French (9)

Swedish (7)

Hungarian (4)

Italian (2)

Dutch (2)

Persian (1)

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In pursuit of the green lionThe oracle glassThe serpent gardenThe master of all desiresThe water devil : a Margaret of Ashbury novel