WorldCat Identities

Fforde, Katie

Works: 105 works in 910 publications in 11 languages and 29,560 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Maps  Detective and mystery fiction  Charts, diagrams, etc  Pictorial works  Chick lit  Juvenile works  History 
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 )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,109 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
Love letters : a novel by Katie Fforde( Book )

49 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the bookshop where she works about to close, hopeless romantic Laura Horsley, in a moment of uncharacteristic recklessness, finds herself agreeing to help organise a literary festival deep in the heart of the English countryside. But her initial excitement is rapidly followed by a mounting sense of panic when reality sinks in
A perfect proposal by Katie Fforde( Book )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,945 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
Practically perfect by Katie Fforde( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,790 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
Bidding for love by Katie Fforde( Book )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,623 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
Restoring Grace by Katie Fforde( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,607 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
Second thyme around by Katie Fforde( Book )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,594 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
Highland fling by Katie Fforde( Book )

46 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,412 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
Wild designs by Katie Fforde( Book )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,386 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
Stately pursuits by Katie Fforde( Book )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,296 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
Life skills by Katie Fforde( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,286 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
Wedding season by Katie Fforde( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie vrouwen organiseren de bruiloften van anderen dermate goed dat ze opdracht krijgen ook die van een beroemdheid te verzorgen
Going Dutch by Katie Fforde( Book )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo Edwards never planned to live on a barge. But when her husband trades her in for a younger model, she finds her options alarmingly limited. Dora Hamilton never planned to run out on her own wedding. As Jo and Dora embark on reorganising their muddled lives, they realise they both need a practical way to keep themselves afloat
Recipe for love by Katie Fforde( Book )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 895 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?
Summer of Love by Katie Fforde( Book )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 869 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
A French affair by Katie Fforde( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 842 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?
The rose revived by Katie Fforde( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 755 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
The perfect match by Katie Fforde( Book )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 693 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
Living dangerously by Katie Fforde( Book )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly is happy being thirty-five and celibate. Her life is full with her cafe job, burgeoning pottery career and "Save Our High Street Campaign". She does not need a relationship to complicate things, but that doesn't stop Polly's mother and friends trying to find her a husband
De kunstminnaar by Katie Fforde( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens een kunstreis ontmoet een gedesillusioneerde fotografe een Ierse kunstschilder en besluit een galerie te openen om diens schilderijen tentoon te stellen
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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.25 for Wild desig ... to 0.86 for De kunstmi ...)

Paradise fields
Alternative Names
Katie Fforde britische Romanautorin

Katie Fforde British novelist (1952-)

Katie Fforde British romance novelist

Katie Fforde Brits schrijfster

Katie Fforde scrittrice britannica

English (353)

German (136)

Dutch (63)

Italian (53)

Polish (13)

Czech (11)

Hungarian (6)

Vietnamese (3)

Chinese (2)

Serbian (2)

French (1)

Love letters : a novelA perfect proposalPractically perfectBidding for loveRestoring GraceSecond thyme aroundHighland flingWild designs