WorldCat Identities

Lightfoot, Freda 1942-

Overview
Works: 84 works in 277 publications in 1 language and 11,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories 
Classifications: PR6062.I423, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Freda Lightfoot
Reluctant queen by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Gabrielle d'Estrées is one of love, betrayal, intrigue and tragedy. All she wanted was to marry for love, and enjoy the respectability of a happy marriage. But in the court of sixteenth century France, she was sold by her own mother to three different lovers before catching the eye of a king
The queen and the courtesan by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henriette d'Entragues isn't satisfied with simply being the mistress of Henry IV of France; she wants a crown too. Despite his promises to marry her, the King is obliged by political necessity to ally himself with a rich Italian princess. But Henriette isn't one for giving up easily. All she has to do to achieve her ambition is to give Henry a son, and then do whatever it takes to set him on the throne
Who's sorry now? by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freda Lightfoot turns her focus to the goings-on behind the scenes at Bertalone's Ice Cream Parlour in her latest novel set in the heart of Manchester's Champion Street Market
Putting on the style by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That'll be the day by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working on her busy flower stall in Champion Street Market, Betty has lots of opportunities to observe her customers, and to speculate on their lives. Her husband went off long ago, and she and her daughter, Lynda, have a dim view of men
The Duchess of Drury Lane by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Growing up in a poverty-stricken, fatherless household, Dorothy Jordan overcame her humble beginnings to become the most famous comic actress of her day. It was while performing on Drury Lane that Dorothy caught the eye of the Duke of Clarence, later to become King William IV. Her twenty-year relationship with the Duke was one of great happiness and domesticity, producing ten children. But ultimately, Dorothy's generous nature was her undoing and she was to be cruelly betrayed by the man she loved"--Provided by publisher
Hostage queen by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marguerite de Valois, the most beautiful woman in the French Court, is the subject of great intrigue. She loves Henri of Guise, but is married off to Henry of Navarre, which--her mother hopes--will bring peace to the realm. But, within days, the streets of Paris are awash with blood, and Marguerite and her new husband are held hostage by her own family. Can they ever hope to escape alive? In a court rife with murder, jealousy and the hunger for power, it will not be an easy task
Angels at war by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two years have passed since Livia and her sisters suffered at the hands of their brutal father and all seems well in the Lake District: Livia is set to marry Jack Flint while her sisters are content at Todd Farm. Yet Livia dreams of running the neglected drapery business, that her father left her. But is she prepared to jeopardise the love she shares with Jack to achieve her wish? Standing in her way is wealthy, determined Matthew Grayson, his infuriating stubbornness clashes with Livia's tenacity. As her problems with Jack worsen, Livia finds it increasingly difficult to resist his charms
For all our tomorrows by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watch for the talleyman by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The girl from Poor House Lane by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
House of angels by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lake District, 1908. To all appearances, Livia, Ella and Maggie Angel lead a privileged life in a large country estate. But since the death of their mother , their bullying father Josiah Angel who runs a high-class department store , sees his daughters as bargaining tools in his empire. Spoiled Ella, is married off to a farmer, but Livia, the eldest, having found true love with a poor man, is not giving in to her father's wishes. The youngest sister, Maggie has her life blighted by her father's actions. On the discovery of a half-sister the girls search the local workhouse. But Mercy however is not sure she wants to be found
Candy kisses by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heart warming saga set against the backdrop of Manchester's Champion Street Market
Daisy's secret by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lonely teardrops by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'I need to tell you summat, lass. Summat you should've been told years ago ... 'It's the day of her beloved father's funeral and Harriet can hardly take in her grandmother's words. Joyce, the woman she has always called Mam, isn't her real mother after all. At least that explains why Joyce has always favoured Harriet's brother, Grant - blood is thicker than water. Her emotions in turmoil, Harriet discovers a streak of rebellion that puts into jeopardy everything she holds dear. Can she come back from the brink or will her life be full of lonely teardrops?
Fools fall in love by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patsy Bowman is a newcomer to the Champion Street market. Riddled with insecurities, her impudence wins her enemies as well as many new friends. But her curiosity soon starts to unravel secrets that the Higginson sisters would much rather keep hidden. Elsewhere, Belle Garside considers herself to be Queen of the market, and when its very existence is threatened by a housing development company, she has two choices. Either she can start a campaign to save the market, or she can let the plan go ahead and make herself a large profit
The woman from Heartbreak House by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great War is over and Kate is ready to welcome back Eliot with open arms. But her husband is a changed man. Kate has become used to her independence, and to running the shoe factory and Eliot's return creates tensions both at work and at home, particularly with Kate's son, Callum
The favourite child by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabella Ashton has always been her father's favourite, but when she becomes involved with the new birth control movement Simeon is scandalised. As Bella's enthusiasm for "fallen women" shows no sign of abating, he loses patience and banishes her from the family home. Running a birth control clinic in Salford, Bella finds support and comradeship with Dan Howarth, which quickly turns to love. But Bella is involved with handsome ne'er-do-well Billy Quinn, leader of an illegal betting ring, and Billy is jealous and possessive. Bella finds everything she has worked for at risk - and herself in mortal danger
Gracie's sin by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polly's war by Freda Lightfoot ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a heartwarming sequel to 'Manchester Pride', written by Freda Lightfoot. After WWII, Polly sees she risks losing all she's worked so hard to achieve, but refuses to go back to a life of grinding poverty
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Carr, Marion, 1942-

controlled identity Peters, Jill, 1942-

Lightfoot, Freda
Lightfoot, Freda M.
Languages
English (104)
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