Hood, Evelyn 1936-
Most widely held works about Evelyn Hood
Most widely held works by Evelyn Hood
Voices from the sea by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Widowed Eppie Watt is housekeeper to Alexander Geddes, a wealthy widower with a son, daughter and domineering mother. Alexander's son Duncan, driven away by his grandmother's overpowering personality, returns five years later with ambitious plans for the marble quarry owned by his father. He brings with him Foy, an out-spoken Glaswegian. Against her will, Eppie finds herself drawn to the prickly quarryman even though, for some unknown reason, Foy's arrival in Portsoy fans the flames of a deep, bitter and years-old antagonism between him and Alexander Geddes.
The damask days by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Christian Knox dreamt of a life beyond a Paisley housewife, and she starts up as a tambourer, a free-lance embroiderer, to pay for her education. She marries Angus Fraser, hoping to increase her involve-ment in his business, but this only comes with his death. Left to fight for the business she loves she invents a household name, the Paisley shawl.
Fortune's way by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Rowena Lindsay and her brother are sent to the rich household of Fergus and Sarah Bain, who own a thread manufacturing mill, after their mother is drowned in the Paisley Canal in 1810. Another thing that happened on the day her mother died is going to affect Rowena, Kerr Fraser, a mill employee dragged her from the canal and will play a pivotal role in her and her brother's lives.
A certain freedom by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Hamilton Forsyth's adult children are left reeling in shock when their father leaves for pastures unknown. Left to run the ironmongery shop, Walter seems set to manage the business and marry the suitable Clarissa Pinkerton. Then Walter drops a bombshell on the family - he is going to marry Sarah the pregnant housemaid.
The shimmer of the herring by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
It is 1912 and on the Moray Firth the herring fishing industry is flourishing, but storm clouds hang over the Lowrie family. Fisherman James Lowrie and his sister Bethany have been pushed into unhappy marriages by their late father, Weem. Jess, their mother, frets over a deep split between herself and James, her firstborn, while Innes, youngest of the family, is scorned for his fear of the sea that his brother and sister love. The arrival of Jacob McFarlane, a figure from Jess's past, only causes further conflict. against the background of the relentless, hungry sea, the Lowries must struggle to resolve their destinies.
Staying on by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Een tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog naar een boerderij op een Schots eiland geëvacueerd gezin probeert na de oorlog een boerenbestaan op te bouwen.
Knowing me by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Rachel is in her mid-30s when she discovers that she was adopted. Her search for her roots leads her to a twin sister she never knew she had.
A procession of one by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Caring for her invalid mother while working in the huge Paisley threadmills by day and in a local friend fish shop in the evenings, Mirren Jarvis has a hard life, with her only pleasure an occasional visit to a local dance-hall. She lives for the day when she can join her sweetheart, Donald, in America where, after surviving the Great War, he is forging a new and better life for them both. But just as Mirren is free to go to him Donald begins to doubt his love for her. Abandoned, Mirren turns to her love of dancing for comfort, but worry still dogs her.
Looking after your own by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The tenants of 42 Glen Street in the Scottish town of Paisley are struggling through the upheaval caused by war. Women find themselves with new careers that suit them surprisingly well. Others share secrets, loves and sorrows in all too human ways.
Birds in the spring by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Paisley, 1920. In the post-war decade of peace, uncomfortable new conflicts are looming. Women no longer take a back seat in the business world and Fiona MacDowall has made it clear that she intends to inherit her father's furniture emporium. Her half-brother Alex, although born out of wedlock, has other ideas. But it's Alex's wife Rose who objects most. A businesswoman in her own right, she owns Harlequin, the town's grandest and most successful dressmaker's. She is sure Fiona will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Time and again by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Morag fights to keep control over her inherited shipping business.
A sparkle of salt by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Widow Bethany Pate has ambitious plans for her son Adam's, future as does his uncle. What neither of them realizes is that he has his own ambitions and plans for the future.
A stranger to the town by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
A matter of mischief by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
6 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Pebbles on the beach by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Elspeth Bremner learns much about life and the value of acceptance. Undermined by Flora and grandma Celia, and encouraged by Thomas, she forges her own path in the world.
The dancing stone by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
In the autumn of 1913, the future of the Lennox clan of Paisley is bright with hope for the future, their respective interests in the town's furniture and clothing trades are succeeding well.
Another day by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
It is hard for Kirsty Lennox to return to Paisley, the town she has had to leave in shame years before. She settles into her new life despite antagonism from some but the secrets of the past return to threaten Kirsty's family and she has to fight for her own survival and theirs.
A handful of happiness by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
During the Great War, Jenny Gillespie's fiance, Robert Archer, left her employment, and eventually another woman, in England. Now Robert is back on Clydeside, single again, penitent and seemingly eager to rekindle his relationship with Jenny. However, Jenny knows she can never trust him, and when she receives an unexpected proposal of marriage from a decent man she wonders if she will be able to grasp the happiness she longs for.
This time next year by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Modest young widow Lessie Hamilton reluctantly shares her tenement landing with prostitute Anna McCauley. After one of Anna's clients dies in her bed the lives of Lessie and her brother Davie become intertwined with that of Anna.
McAdam's women by Evelyn Hood ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Business man Kenneth McAdam commits suicide. His 26 year old widow, Isla and two daughters face hostility when meeting Kenneth's daughter from his former wife which he had never divorced. Penniless Isla moves with her two children to a rundown tenement in Paisley. As the years go by, Isla climbs back up the ladder and meets a new love.
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