WorldCat Identities

Chaikin, L. L. 1943-

Overview
Works: 138 works in 380 publications in 5 languages and 16,710 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.H2427, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by L. L Chaikin
Tomorrow's treasure by L. L Chaikin( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her late mother is accused of stealing a famous jewel, Evy Varley leaves her English village rectory home for the diamond mines of South Africa in the hope of clearing her mother's name, an endeavor that is complicated by her developing feelings for her mother's high-society accuser
Silk by L. L Chaikin( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coral Kendall inherits a silk plantaion in India in 1790 and adopts an orphaned boy from the Untouchable class of the Hindu class system. But when the boy is abducted, Coral turns to a seagoing trader for help
The spoils of Eden by L. L Chaikin( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the looming spiritual and political crisis in Hawaii, Eden Derrington and Rafe Easton are thrust into a conflict that will forever change their beloved Hawaii and threatens to derail their future marriage
Yesterday's promise by L. L Chaikin( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the son of the squire of Grimston Way, aristocrat Rogan Chantry has fought hard to win his independence from Sir Julien Bley and the British South Africa Company. Now, his pursuit of a mysterious deposit of gold, marked on a map willed to him by his murdered uncle, Henry Chantry, is challenged by a new complication: the impending British colonization of South Africa. Can Sir Rogan find the gold in the midst of escalating tensions among the native tribesmen, the missionaries sent to win them, and the new colonists? Meanwhile, Evy Varley, the woman Rogan loves back in England, is headed for a brave yet dangerous confrontation with Henry's killer--but at what price? With so much against Rogan and Evy, a reunion seems improbable, if not impossible. Can yesterday's promise hold them faithful to the hope of future freedom and a victorious love?"--Publisher's description
Today's embrace : a novel by L. L Chaikin( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evy Varley's marriage to Rogan Chantry is all she had hoped it would beuntil she finds out that she is pregnant with a honeymoon baby. Fearing that Rogan wont allow her to travel while she is expecting, Evy plots to keep her pregnancy secret in order to accompany him to South Africa. Her thoughts are not only for her husband, but Evy is determined to travel to Bulawayo, the new mission station of Dr. Jakob van Buren--the one man who can help Evy to finally clear her mothers name. After she and Rogan set out to sea, however, Evy discovers that she has gone too far in her deceit, and the damage to her marriage may be irreversible. Matters only worsen in Africa, where malaria, murder, and an African uprising all take their tolland where Rogan and Evy must fight not only for their love, but also for their very lives
Daughter of silk by L. L Chaikin( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursuing the family name as the finest silk producer in Lyon, the young Huguenot Rachelle Dushane-Macquinet is thrilled to accompany her famous couturier Grandmere to Paris, there to create a silk trousseau for the Royal Princess Marguerite Valois. The Court is magnificent; its regent, Catherine de Medici, deceptively charming ... and the circumstances, darker than Rachelle could possibly imagine. At a time in history when the tortures of the Bastille and the fiery stake are an almost casual consequence in France, a scourge of recrimination is moving fast and furious against the Huguenots--and as the Queen Mother's political intrigues weave a web of deception around her, Rachelle finds herself in imminent danger. Hope rests in warning the handsome Marquis Fabien de Vendome of the wicked plot against his kin. But to do so, Rachelle must follow a perilous course
Swords and scimitars by L. L Chaikin( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught up in the events surrounding the Peasant Crusade, a knight is forced to make a difficult choice as Christian Europe arms for the First Crusade to rescue the Holy Lands from infidels.--
Written on silk by L. L Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A royal wedding masks the unfolding of Catherine de Medici's murderous plot against the Huguenots. Survival rests with a beautiful young couturiere and a dashing nobleman. Faith in Christ must uphold them, and all who stand alone, to escape the venom of Madame le Serpent
Captive heart by L. L Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Devora is told that she must marry a Spanish don instead of her beloved Edward, her desperate search for Edward leads her to mysterious stranger
Under eastern stars by L. L Chaikin( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk heiress Coral Kendall's quest to find her missing adopted son continues, along with her plans to open a school for India's forgotten children, the Untouchables, but her plans meet with resistance from Sir Hugo Roxbury, the influential ambassador of the East India Company, and Coral must decide who she can trust to help her
Empire builders by L. L Chaikin( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Northwest lumberman who loves railroad heiress Ember Ridgeway helps her overcome her extravagances. --NoveList
Kingscote by L. L Chaikin( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coral Kendall must decide between the two very different men who are vying for her heart--Dr. Ethan Boswell, who has struggled to help Coral fulfill her dream of opening a mission school in India, and Jace Buckley, the adventurer who has finally unraveled the riddle of her missing adopted son Gem
Threads of silk by L. L Chaikin( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survival rests with Rachelle Macquinet, a beautiful young couturiere, and Marquis Fabien de Vendome, her dashing nobleman-husband, when Queen Mother Catherine de Medici unfolds her murderous scheme to preserve her reign. Faith in Christ must uphold them to escape the Queen's web of treachery
Behind the veil by L. L Chaikin( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman warrior Tancred Redwan receives a message from his beloved's bodyguards revealing that she is being held captive by the corrupt Bishop Constantine and is facing marriage to a Moslem prince
Monday's child by L. L Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krista von Buren, a beautiful young model, "is stunned to find that her family in Switzerland may have been involved" in "an international banking scandal dating back to Hitler's Germany."--Cover
Hawaiian crosswinds by L. L Chaikin( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Torn between family loyalties, political ambitions, and their commitment to each other, Rafe and Eden must fight to protect the people and place they care about so deeply. The year is 1892 and the small island nation of Hawaii is in turmoil. Rafe Easton and a small but influential band of Hawaiian patriots are quietly pursuing annexation to the United States out of concerns that the monarchy will fall to a less noble power. But Rafe is not the only one with secrets. And as political tensions mount, some of the island's most prominent families are faced with revelations that could unravel everything -- the future of hte country and Rafe's future with his beautiful and beloved fiancee, Eden Derrington ... And Eden is compelled to join her father in the noble yet dangerous work of medical research among a shunned leper community -- a community that shelters the mother she never knew."--Page 4 of cover
Tuesday's child by L. L Chaikin( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Valli Chattaine can leave the Paris Ballet Company and return to her home in French Algeria, "she must obtain crucial information from a German spy."--Cover
Thursday's child by L. L Chaikin( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulette must seek out her missing husband in 1941 Europe
The midwife of St. Petersburg : a novel by L. L Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vibrant with historical detail and richly woven themes of danger, romance, and God's faithfulness, The Midwife of St. Petersburg is an eloquent tale portraying the beauty and madness of a country that is about to change forever
Wednesday's child : a novel by L. L Chaikin( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruined by the stock market crash of 1929, Sharlotte Ashford finally turns for help to Kace Landry, a man from Texas she had once rejected as being beneath her
 
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Alternative Names
Čajkin, Linda 1943-

Chaikin, L. L.

Chaikin, L. L. 1943-

Chaikin, Linda 1943-

Chaikin, Linda L.

Chaikin, Linda L. 1943-

Chaikin, Linda Lee

Chaikin, Linda Lee 1943-

Lee Chaikin Linda 1943-....

Linda Chaikin American writer

Languages
English (104)

Dutch (34)

German (6)

French (6)

Russian (4)

Covers
SilkThe spoils of EdenYesterday's promiseToday's embrace : a novelDaughter of silkSwords and scimitarsWritten on silkCaptive heart