WorldCat Identities

Hood, Evelyn

Overview
Works: 121 works in 365 publications in 1 language and 8,661 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Sagas 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6058.O537, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Evelyn Hood
Return to Prior's Ford by Evelyn Hood( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The course of true love never did run smooth, as the Prior's Ford villagers are beginning to discover. The once-failing Tarbethill Farm is facing a happier future thanks to Alison Greenlees but Ewan McNair doesn't see himself as the sort of husband Alison deserves, while at Linn Hall the return of famous actress Meredith Whitelaw is bad news for her daughter Ginny, anxious to catch the eye of the son of the house. And Thatcher's Cottage is now home to Dr. Malcolm Finlay, a retired university academic with a secret ability to turn the hearts and heads of almost all the women in the village
Mystery in Prior's Ford by Evelyn Hood( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Famous cookery writer Laura Tyler arrives in Prior's Ford determined to become immersed in village life--and the village drama group's forthcoming production of The Importance of Being Earnest offers her the perfect opportunity. It's just a pity that her uptight husband lacks her enthusiasm. But Laura has cause to regret her involvement when murder calls a halt to rehearsals of the play. And for another newcomer to the village, Constable Neil White, the death means that now he must team up with his estranged wife, Sergeant Gloria Frost, to conduct the subsequent investigation."--Jacket
Voices from the sea by Evelyn Hood( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1865, Eppie Watt, a widow with a young child to support finds work as a housekeeper to a wealthy widower
Birds in the spring by Evelyn Hood( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona MacDowall has made it clear she intends to inherit her father's furniture emporium. Her half-brother Alex, although born out of wedlock, has other ideas
Festival in Prior's Ford by Evelyn Hood( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things are hopping as summer approaches in Prior's Ford, with Tricia and Derek Borland bringing home a new baby, Ginny's mother planning a lavish wedding despite Ginny's wishes for a quiet village ceremony, and the decision to "pep up" the village's traditional summer festival
A certain freedom by Evelyn Hood( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamilton Forsyth's adult children are left reeling in shock when their father departs 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. But is it Walter's baby?
Staying on by Evelyn Hood( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, after serving in the war, her grandson Joe refuses to return to the small farm his family has managed for three generations, Celia is furious. Her first instinct is to let the farm go, but maybe her oldest grandson, crippled in a rail accident, can be convinced to take on his inheritance
The shimmer of the herring by Evelyn Hood( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of strong-willed Weem Lowrie, husband to Jess and father to James, Bethany and Innes, has, in words that the fishing community of Buckie might use, left his wife and children adrift and rudderless. They must come to terms with what he has made of them and rediscover their dreams
Looking after your own by Evelyn Hood( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and personalities of the tenants of a Paisley tenement building in 1941 couldn't be more different, but they are all interconnected. From young bride Celia Goudie to Frank McCosh, all are worried about the war - little realizing that more immediate danger comes from within
A sparkle of salt by Evelyn Hood( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When James Lowrie returns to the Scottish fishing village of Buclie at the end of World War 1, it can only reignite the embers of old feuds between him, his brother Innes and their sister Bethany
Knowing me by Evelyn Hood( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Carswell would like a little more excitement in her life, and wonders if she should return to her job as a primary school teacher. Then a phone call changes everything. A death in the family is hard enough to cope with, but to Rachel's shock and amazement she finds she was adopted during the Second World War. She feels compelled to track down her birth mother, and with her teenage daughter Fiona she retraces her family's past, returning to the tenement block where she was born - but searching for the past can have a bad effect on the present
A procession of one by Evelyn Hood( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic novel set in Paisley between the two world wars. Ellen and Mirren are mill girls who earn extra money by working in a fish and chip shop several evenings a week. Mirren's fiance wants her to join him in America, but she is unable to leave her dying mother
Time and again by Evelyn Hood( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another day by Evelyn Hood( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirsty fled, pregnant and in terror. In 1906 she returns with her first born, her husband and the other children. She inherits her father's business; from her new life flows a steady stream of troubles. She is unprepared for the sudden reappearance of a figure from the past. Her love and devotion for her brood never falter, and through it all she comes to learn that tomorrow is always another day
The damask days by Evelyn Hood( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plunged into the fascinating world of Scotland's fledgling textile industry Christian soon finds her combination of Lowland resolve and female flair making its mark - in the shape of her greatest, most fought-for inspiration, the Paisley Shawl
Pebbles on the beach by Evelyn Hood( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elspeth's mother died when she was a baby and she never knew her father. Raised by her mother's cousin Flora, Elspeth is resented by her foster mother, but loved by her foster brother. She falls in love, but is rejected and then her father appears, forcing her to decide on her life's path
Fortune's way by Evelyn Hood( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the pleasure boat Countess of Eglinton sank on the Paisley canal in 1810, eight-year-old Rowena Lindsay's mother perished and she and her brother Neil were sent to be brought up in the rich household of Fergus and Sarah Bain. It was a life that Rowena hated
The dancing stone by Evelyn Hood( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touch of suspicion by Evelyn Hood( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge vrouw wordt belaagd door een persoon uit haar verleden die ze onbedoeld heeft gekwetst
A handful of happiness by Evelyn Hood( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mystery in Prior's Ford
Alternative Names

controlled identityHouston, Eve

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controlled identityWebster, Elizabeth A.

James, Louise (1936- ).

Webster, Elizabeth A.

Languages
English (148)

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Voices from the seaBirds in the springA certain freedomStaying onThe shimmer of the herringLooking after your ownA sparkle of saltKnowing me