WorldCat Identities

Jacobs, Anna

Works: 32 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 5,235 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Historical fiction  Fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.3.J245, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anna Jacobs
Winds of change by Anna Jacobs( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda Fox has devoted much of her life to caring for her elderly father. After his tragic death, she starts to make plans for her future, funded by the inheritance she is sure will be coming her way, but it seems her arrogant and domineering half-brother has very different ideas ... Then a chance encounter with a man who has been given months to live boosts Miranda's confidence, and as their friendship grows she finally learns to stand up for herself and her dreams. Can Miranda find the happiness that she deserves?
High Street by Anna Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th Century tale on a woman trying to open her own business. She is Annie whose junk dealer husband died, leaving her his dealership. With the help of her brother she has managed to save money and is opening a dress shop. Her success brings suitors, but also enemies ready to thwart her plan
Our Lizzie by Anna Jacobs( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a job in a munitions factory during the first World War, Lizzie Kershaw finds independence from her abusive soldier husband and the promise of a new love, which is compromised by her husband's impending return
In search of hope by Anna Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Receiving an inheritance allows Libby the opportunity to escape from her abusive marriage, but her controlling husband will not let her escape easily; meanwhile, Emily seeks to make contact with the daughter she lost years earlier
Licence to dream by Anna Jacobs( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meriel, an accountant who always wanted to be an artist, encounters widower Ben when she emigrates to Australia and together they make a life for themselves
Moving on by Anna Jacobs( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Molly Peel has been downtrodden for years: bullied by her husband, Craig, who moved on to a younger model two years ago, and now a slave to her two grown-up children. But when she is admitted to hospital and none of her family visit, she decides to move away and make a fresh start. Craig, however, isn{u2019}t prepared to let her go so easily; he wants the house, and he{u2019}ll do whatever it takes to get his hands on it . . ."--Publisher description
In focus by Anna Jacobs( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a popular British television program, Beth sees an episode where the host, Pete, demonstrates a new computer program that can take a photo of an adult and regress the image to a young age. The resulting image looks just like her brother, who vanished thirty-eight years ago. When Beth tracks down Pete, he scoffs at her claim
Saving Willowbrook by Anna Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ella discovers her husband Miles is planning to sell their farm without her agreement, her marriage is over. Ella wants to develop a bed and breakfast but Miles plans major property development
Short and sweet : a collection of short romantic stories by Anna Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of fifteen short stories about love, new beginnings, and second chances
Winds of change by Anna Jacobs( Recording )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda Fox desperately wants to find the daughter her family took from her when she was young. A legacy from her late father at last promises independence and the opportunity to search for her daughter in England. But her domineering half-brother has been put in charge of her money, and he insists she continue to live quietly and cheaply in Australia. By chance Miranda meets Lou, who is dying from cancer but still living life to the full. He helps restore her self-confidence and she takes the first hesitant steps towards freedom. While searching for her daughter in England, she meets her former lover. Can Miranda make peace with her daughter and also with the man she¡s never stopped loving?
Seasons of love by Anna Jacobs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Merling yearns to be loved. When she meets an actor- a common and dishonest profession, in the eyes of her father- Helen succumbs to the young man's charms. Pregnancy and marriage follow, but her husband is a cheating philanderer. Will Helen suffer a lifetime of drudgery?
High Street by Anna Jacobs( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1845 Annie moves the family into the High Street and opens a dressmaking salon. She discovers that someone is trying to undermine her business and that her family want to run their own lives. She has two persistent suitors. As Annie gets to know them, she becomes increasingly confused about her feelings. Can she really be in love? And can she risk trusting any man again?
Marrying Miss Martha by Anna Jacobs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Captain Merrivale dies, his daughters Martha and Penelope are left almost penniless. They find employment as schoolteachers in the Lancashire mill town of Tapton working for mill-owner Jonas Wright. They are charged with educating not only his four young daughters, but also some of the more promising mill-workers. On arrival at Tapton, however, they find more than they had bargained for - particularly when Martha finds herself drawn, against her better judgement, to Ben Seaton, the father of one of her charges
Heir to Greyladies by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hampshire, 1900. With the sudden death of her father, the life of fifteen-year-old Harriet Benson changes forever. Forced from her home to escape the advances of her leering stepbrother Norris, Harriet is sent into service to provide for the family. Arriving at the grand Dalton House, she meets the owners' crippled son Joseph, with whom friendship soon blossoms. When circumstances force Joseph to leave the family home, Harriet is happy to accompany him and break free from the controlling influence of her stepmother. But Harriet is unprepared for the event which will alter her life even further: her unexpected inheritance of Greyladies, a supposedly haunted house in the country. Could this be the safe haven she so desperately needs, and does the ghost of its previous owner really roam the halls? While Harriet and Joseph grow ever closer, the plots and actions of both their families threaten to destroy their happiness. Will their love, and the legacy of Greyladies, be able to survive?
Peppercorn Street by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women find new hope in Peppercorn Street, a small village in a beautiful corner of Wiltshire with a mixture of homes and people. Janey is 18 and living in a small flat with her baby daughter. Just as her new life starts to show promise, her past catches up with her. Nicole is renting one of the new luxury flats. She's just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, tired of being treated as a servant, suspecting her husband of having an affair. Winifred has lived in her large family home at the top of the street for over eighty years but it's all getting too much, though she doesn't want to leave. Things are not what they seem in any of the three women's lives and danger can strike at rich and poor alike. The trick is to survive it, and for this you need good friends and courage: all freely available in Peppercorn Street
Elm Tree Road by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

& P & After being driven from home by their brutal father, the Willitt sisters, Mattie, Nell and Renie, find themselves facing greater heartache in the wider world. Nell has left home to be with her lover, Cliff, fearing what reprisals might come from marrying against her father's wishes. & /p & & p & After parting ways with Mattie the couple take youngest sister Renie and head for Lancashire. However, Nell's happiness is short-lived; her marriage suffering as Cliff resents his job and the fact that though Nell has given him a daughter, she seems unable to conceive another child. When Renie leaves for L
Cherry Tree Lane by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

& P & The spellbinding new novel from the much-loved author of & i & Farewell to Lancashire & /i & & /p & & p & Wiltshire, 1910. With her stepfather threatening her with a forced marriage, Mattie Willitt flees home in search of a better life. She is soon lost and at the mercy of the elements - until her life is saved by Jacob, a widower who takes her in and nurses her back to health. Finding consolation in each other's troubled pasts, the pair soon grow close & /p & & p & But when pressure is put upon them to marry, and Mattie's stepfather discovers her whereabouts, they must face their fears and stand up to those w
Mistress of Greyladies by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, the ancient manor house of Greyladies in rural Wiltshire is requisitioned for a hospital. Its mistress, Harriet Latimer, her husband Joseph and their two sons are allowed to stay in part of the house, but when tragedy strikes Joseph's brothers, his future at Greyladies is at risk. Latimer family legend says a new mistress will be found to look after the house, yet how does this happen? In Swindon, Phoebe Sinclair is unaware of her connection to Greyladies and the Latimers. When her German employers are interned because of the war, she loses her job. Worse still, her brutish step-cousin Frank tries to force her to marry him and Phoebe has no choice but to flee to London. A chance encounter leads her to a new life as a nursing assistant in the VAD (voluntary aid detachments), and to a blossoming friendship with Captain Corin McMinty. When Phoebe is posted to the hospital at Greyladies, she feels she's come home. But Frank is still pursuing her and Corin has his own problems. With obstacles at every turn, can Phoebe find happiness and embrace the role of mistress of Greyladies?
A place of hope by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emily Mattison falls victim to a near-fatal accident shortly after receiving an unexpected inheritance from a distant cousin, her ruthless nephew George seizes the opportunity to take control of his aunt's assets. It's only when Emily reaches The Drover's Hope, the former pub on the edge of the Lancashire moors, bequeathed to her by her late cousin Penelope, that she begins to feel safe. She also discovers that love can be found in the most unexpected places. But it's not so easy to escape the clutches of someone as determined as George
Persons of rank by Anna Jacobs( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Persons of Rank do not fall in love!" declares the Dowager as she sends her niece Beatrice to London in search of a suitable husband for her granddaughter Eleanor. Shy Beatrice soon crosses every eligible man off her list, except handsome Justin Serle. Despite her own feelings for Justin, Beatrice is determined to save him for her cousin
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Our LizzieLicence to dreamMoving onIn focusSaving WillowbrookShort and sweet : a collection of short romantic stories