WorldCat Identities

Fforde, Katie

Works: 128 works in 1,100 publications in 12 languages and 29,868 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Chick lit  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6056.F54, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Katie Fforde
Paradise fields by Katie Fforde( Book )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juggling widowed parenthood with her career and numerous Cotswolds events, Nel Innes struggles to rally the community after the death of an old friend threatens regional lands
A perfect proposal by Katie Fforde( Book )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eagerly visiting New York to escape her suffocating family, young Englishwoman Sophie clashes with her hostess's arrogant grandson, who follows her back to England with an unconventional proposal
Wedding season by Katie Fforde( Book )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Stratford is a wedding planner hiding a rather inconvenient truth--she doesn't believe in love. Or not for herself, anyway. But she somehow finds herself agreeing to organize two more, on the same day and only two months away. Luckily Sarah has two tried and true friends on hand to help her. As the big day draws near, all three women find that patience is definitely a virtue in the marriage game. And as all their working hours are spent preparing for the weddings of the year, they certainly haven't got any time to even think about love. Or have they?
Love letters : a novel by Katie Fforde( Book )

51 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the bookshop where she works is about to close, Laura Horsley recklessly agrees to help organise a literary festival. But her initial excitement turns to a sense of panic at the enormity of the work involved - especially when the festival committee mistakenly believes that Laura is a personal friend of the author at the top of their wish list. Laura might have secretly been infatuated with Dermot Flynn, but to travel to Ireland and persuade the notorious recluse to come out of hiding ...? Determined to rise to the challenge, she sets off to meet her literary hero. But Dermot, maddening, temperamental and up to his ears in writer's block, is also infuriatingly attractive - and, apparently, out to add Laura to his list of conquests
Practically perfect by Katie Fforde( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna, a newly qualified interior designer, purchases a tiny cottage in need of renovation, but as she deals with an escalating series of problems, settles in, and makes new friends, her life is turned upside down by the handsome but impossible Rob Hunter
Restoring Grace by Katie Fforde( Book )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to afford renovations to a house she has inherited, Grace Soudley takes in boarder Ellie Summers, a pregnant artist who assists Grace's efforts to restore the house and some of the potentially valuable paintings it contains
Bidding for love by Katie Fforde( Book )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving behind her glamorous London life to join the family antiques business in the country, Flora Stanza is initially put off by her cousin's chilly reception and a very pregnant cat, challenges she eventually endeavors to transform in her favor
Second thyme around by Katie Fforde( Book )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perdita Dylan's success with her organic vegetable garden brings her big-mouthed ex-husband back into her life, this time as a TV chef
Wild designs by Katie Fforde( Book )

49 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A domestic comedy on Althea Farraday, an English divorcee with three children who loses her job. Every cloud has a silver lining and Althea's has two. She discovers she can make a living from gardening, until then only a hobby, and a homosexual acquaintance becomes so impressed by her he gives up men to devote himself to Althea
Life skills by Katie Fforde( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of two women operating a hotel barge in Britain. They are a busy pair--in addition to navigating canals, working locks and catering to their guests, there are their respective men to handle. By the author of Stately Pursuits
Stately pursuits by Katie Fforde( Book )

45 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy on Hetty, a woman house-sitting a mansion for a hospitalized uncle in England. On learning that Connor, a nephew, intends to raze it upon inheritance, Hetty organizes a campaign to preserve the mansion and it is war between niece and nephew, until love intervenes
Highland fling by Katie Fforde( Book )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a business trip to Scotland after a fight with her boyfriend, financial assistant Jenny Porter works to save a troubled textile mill and helps in a variety of local causes, including a mobile food stand and a troubled romance
Artistic license by Katie Fforde( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing in Provence, thirtysomething ex-photographer Thea meets Rory, a promising Irish painter, whose work she decides to exhibit in her new gallery in the English Cotswolds, as she deals with old friends and new flames
Recipe for love by Katie Fforde( Book )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zoe Harper wins a coveted place in a televised cookery competition, she can't wait to put her cooking skills to the test. But as the competition heats up, she realizes she's developing an inconvenient crust on one of the judges-- Gideon Irving. Can Zoe stick with the competiton, or will Gideon be one temptation too many?
A French affair by Katie Fforde( Book )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gina and Sally Makepiece have inherited a stall in the French House - an antiques centre nestled in the heart of the English countryside. Gina is determined to drag the French House and its grumpy owner into the twenty-first century. Bearing all the attributes of a modern-day Mr Rochester, Matthew Ballinger is less than happy with the whirlwind that has arrived on his doorstep. The last thing either of them want is to fall in love. But will a trip to France change their minds?
Going Dutch by Katie Fforde( Book )

37 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo's husband leaves her for another younger woman and Dora flees from her wedding. Together they offer mutual support and start to sort out their lives
Summer of Love by Katie Fforde( Book )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sian Bishop has only ever experienced one moment of recklessness-- a moment that resulted in her beloved son Rory. It's not that she doesn't love the outcome of that wild night, but since then she has always taken the safer route. So when dependable, devoted Richard suggests a move to the beautiful English countryside, she leaves the hustle and bustle of the city behind, and she throws herself into the picture-postcard cottage garden, her furniture restoration business, and a new life in the country"--Bk jkt
The perfect match by Katie Fforde( Book )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years ago Bella Castle left her home town nursing a broken heart over Dominic Thane, the man she fell in love with but could not have. Now she's made a new life for herself in the country, working as an estate agent. Bella loves her job and she loves her boyfriend Nevil. But recently he's been preoccupied, and she's starting to question if his future hopes and dreams are a perfect match for hers. And when Dominic turns up unexpectedly in search of his dream house, she begins to wonder if home is really where the heart is
The rose revived by Katie Fforde( Book )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on a trio of women working for London's Quality Cleaners, an establishment supplying maids with high-class accents to the well-to-do. The three are a novelist, an artist and the owner of a houseboat. The novel follows them as they wash dishes and scrub floors for the very rich, until after losing their jobs they set up a business of their own, finding fulfillment and romance
A summer at sea by Katie Fforde( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily is happy with her life just as it is. She has a career as a midwife that she loves . She enjoys living on her own as a single woman. But she's also feels it's time for a change and a spot of some sea air. So when her best friend Rebecca asks whether she'd like to spend the summer cooking on a 'puffer' boat just off the Scottish coast, she jumps at the chance. But she barely has time to get to grips with the galley before she finds herself with a lot on her plate. Rebecca is heavily pregnant and is thrilled to have her friend on board doing most of the work. Then there's Emily's competitive and jealous kitchen assistant who thinks she should be head-cook, not Emily. And there's Alasdair, the handsome local doctor who Emily is desperately trying not to notice. Because if she falls in love with him, as he appears to be falling for her, will she ever want her old life back again?
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Paradise fields
Alternative Names
Forde, Keitija, 1952-

Katie Fforde britische Romanautorin

Katie Fforde British novelist (1952-)

Katie Fforde Brits schrijfster

Katie Fforde écrivain britannique

Katie Fforde scrittrice britannica


English (429)

German (149)

Italian (63)

Dutch (49)

Polish (15)

Czech (11)

Hungarian (6)

Vietnamese (3)

Serbian (3)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

Danish (1)

A perfect proposalWedding seasonLove letters : a novelPractically perfectRestoring GraceBidding for loveSecond thyme aroundWild designs