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Jacobs, Anna

Overview
Works: 98 works in 532 publications in 2 languages and 19,099 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Short stories  Romances 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anna Jacobs
Winds of change by Anna Jacobs( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 915 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?
Moving on by Anna Jacobs( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Molly Peel has been downtrodden for years, but everyone has their sticking point. At her daughter's wedding she's sidelined in favour of her ex-husband's new wife. When an accident puts her in hospital no one visits her. Her son, who lives with her, isn't paying his share of expenses. It's time to move on and make a better life for herself, painful as that may be. Molly leaves London, looking for a job, and finds far more than she'd bargained for, including a new chance of love -- if she can pluck up the courage to seize the moment. But her ex intends to buy her old family home at a knock-down price and is an expert at dirty tricks to prevent her selling it. Will she find the strength to resist him this time and keep moving on? Or will his emotional blackmail pay off?"--Front flap
Licence to dream by Anna Jacobs( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 676 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
A place of hope by Anna Jacobs( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 661 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"--Amazon.com
In search of hope by Anna Jacobs( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 625 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
In focus by Anna Jacobs( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 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
A time for hope by Anna Jacobs( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a bitter divorce, Gabrielle is anxious for a new start, but when her ex gets tangled up in organized crime and is desperate to pay his gambling debts, she discovers just what her former husband is capable of
Saving Willowbrook by Anna Jacobs( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 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
An independent woman by Anna Jacobs( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After WWI, Serena finds out, from her mother, that her father has some secrets that will make it impossible for her to live with him ever again. At the same time a man called Marcus, living in the same area, inherits a run down house and is healing from old war wounds. He has occasion to save Serena's life and does not realize it will lead to a serious romance
High Street by Anna Jacobs( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 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
Peppercorn Street by Anna Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janey is 18 and all alone apart from her baby daughter. Disowned by her family she is forced to move into a small flat on Peppercorn Street and learn to survive by herself. Just as her new life starts to show promise, events from her past catch up with her. Nicole is renting one of the new luxury flats on the street. She's just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, suspecting her husband of having an affair and tired of being taken for granted. Winifred has lived in her huge family home at the top of the street for over eighty years but feels completely lost. All her friends have died and her nephew is trying to persuade her to go into a retirement home. But she doesn't want to leave. A chance meeting between all three women sparks up a beautiful friendship that will change their lives forever. However, things are not what they seem in any of their lives and they each find themselves tested by their individual troubles. Set in the stunning Wilshire countryside, Peppercorn Street is just that sort of place where long-term residents and newcomers, rich and poor, old and young, come together as a neighbourhood
Our Lizzie by Anna Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 494 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
The trader's dream by Anna Jacobs( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and German and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bram Deagan dreams of bringing his family from Ireland to join him in Australia, where he now runs a successful trading business. But when a typhus epidemic strikes Ireland, it leaves the Deagan family decimated. And, with other family members scattered round the world, it is left to Maura Deagan to look after her orphaned nieces and nephew. Forced to abandon her own ambitions, and unsure whether she is ready to become a mother-figure to three young children, Maura recognises that their only hope is to join Bram in far away Australia. So they set sail on the SS Delta, which will carry them there, via the newly opened Suez Canal. It is only when a storm throws her and fellow passenger Hugh Beaufort together that Maura realises this journey may also give her a chance to pursue a dream she set aside long ago - to have a family of her own. That is, until someone from Hugh's past threatens to jeopardise everything
Legacy of Greyladies by Anna Jacobs( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiltshire, December 1915. Olivia Hanbury is widowed and has been persuaded by her cousin Donald to move in with his meek little wife while he is serving in France. When he's wounded, he returns home to convalesce. Tensions rise between him and lively Olivia. Her friend Babs involves her in starting the new Women's Institutes and introduces her to Alex, an antiques dealer. Meanwhile, Phoebe Latimer is holding the fort at Greyladies, an ancient manor house, while her husband is away at war. But someone is attempting to rid Greyladies of the German internees based there. Their nasty tricks put Phoebe's life and that of her unborn child at risk. A chance meeting brings Olivia to Greyladies, and she feels as though she's finally come home. Alex joins her there. Will these three help one another through these troubled times? Or will violent men destroy Greyladies and all it stands for?
Tomorrow's path by Anna Jacobs( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspiring young novelist Jessica Lord is dismayed to discover when she meets bestselling author Jivan Childering that he is arrogant and standoffish, but when their paths cross again, she begins to see a different side of this troubled man
Short and sweet : a collection of short romantic stories by Anna Jacobs( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of fifteen short stories about love, new beginnings, and second chances
Cherry Tree Lane by Anna Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Mattie Willit, caught in a thunderstorm running away from her bullying stepfather, rescue comes in the form of Jacob Kemble, a widowed farmer living with his two young children
A time to remember by Anna Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945 - the war in Europe is over. Most women can't wait for their men to return, but in the small town of Rivenshaw in Lancashire, Judith Crossley fears having her husband back in the house. He'd grown into a bully and a drunkard, and on the occasions he'd come home from leave, he'd hit her. He wasn't a good father either - when their eldest daughter Kitty won a prestigious scholarship to the private girls' grammar school, Doug had tried to stop her going, saying it would turn her into a snob. Luckily Judith had help from an unlikely ally - Maynard Esher, from an old aristocratic family on the other side of town - but Judith knows that when her husband returns, she'll be blamed for letting Kitty take up her school place. She decides that for the children's sake, she must leave her husband. But with the house rented in his name, and other accommodation scarce, where on earth can they go? Alice Bretherton is returning from being a Land Girl in Wiltshire
Mistress of Greyladies by Anna Jacobs( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During WWI Greyladies is requisitioned by the government as a POW internment centre. Harriet is now a widow, as she has always known she would be with such a frail husband, but now has a son and daughter to care for. The three of them go to live with Joseph's family when Greyladies is requisitioned. Australian author
The trader's gift by Anna Jacobs( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and German and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bram Deagan has a thriving trading business, a beautiful wife and a growing family. Since he has a gift for matchmaking and wishes to see his friends Dougal and Mitchell happily married too, he doesn't hesitate to suggest they find wives. In England, Eleanor Prescott has not forgotten the ship's captain who was a true friend to her. Dougal McBride told her to come to him if she was free. When her ailing husband dies, she wonders if she dare return to Western Australia. Will Dougal still want her after nearly a year? Mitchell Nash has asked his cousin in England whether he knows any suitable lady. Though what sort of woman would make such an arduous voyage to marry someone she's never met? For one widow, however, desperate to keep her young son from a cruel relative's clutches, Mitchell's invitation is a lifeline she will grasp with both hands. Both Eleanor and Jacinta bravely take a huge risk on the chance of happiness and set off for Australia. But for Jacinta at least, the troubles of her old life can't be easily left behind
 
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Moving on
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Licence to dreamIn focusSaving WillowbrookAn independent womanHigh StreetOur LizzieShort and sweet : a collection of short romantic storiesCherry Tree Lane
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German (4)