WorldCat Identities

Lightfoot, Freda 1942-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 289 publications in 1 language and 12,024 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6062.I423, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Freda Lightfoot
The queen and the courtesan by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 588 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
Reluctant queen by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 478 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
Hostage queen by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 473 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 hunger for power, it will not be an easy task
The Duchess of Drury Lane by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most famous comic actress of her day, Dorothy Jordan enters into a twenty-year relationship with the Duke of Clarence--later King William IV--with whom she has ten children but by whom she is ultimately betrayed
The promise by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Francisco, 1904. Georgia Briscoe, a young woman from a good family, is unwillingly betrothed to businessman Drew Kemp when she falls for handsome British sailor Ellis Cowper. Drew has the charm to dazzle everyone around him, but once the couple are married, it transpires that Drew's charm is only skin-deep - he is a greedy gambling addict with a penchant for other women, including Georgia's maid Maura and her jealous sister Prudence. When both Georgia and Maura fall pregnant, the women decide to escape to be with the men they love, providing Prudence with an opportunity to seize Drew f
Who's sorry now? by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 394 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
Angels at war by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 392 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
Putting on the style by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That'll be the day by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 363 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
For all our tomorrows by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
House of angels by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lake District, 1908. It seems as though Livia, Ella and Maggie Angel lead a charmed life on a large country estate. But since the death of their mother, their family home has been far from a quiet haven as their bullying father is determined to marry off the girls to his greatest advantage
Watch for the talleyman by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Candy kisses by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heart warming saga set against the backdrop of Manchester's Champion Street Market
The girl from Poor House Lane by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady of passion : the story of Mary Robinson by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful and talented actress, poet and fashion icon, Mary Robinson was one of the most famous women of her time - yet she died virtually penniless, her reputation in ruins. For Mary was destined always to be betrayed by the men she loved - her father, her husband and, most seriously, by the Prince of Wales, later George IV, for whom Mary gave up her career, her husband and her independence, only to be cruelly abandoned. This is her enthralling story: a tale of ambition, passion, scandal, and heartbreak
Lonely teardrops by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 317 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 316 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
Daisy's secret by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The woman from Heartbreak House by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great War is over and Kate O'Connor 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, so Eliot's return creates tensions, particularly with Kate's son, Callum. It tears Kate apart to see such strife between the two men she loves most, and her sister-in-law Lucy seems determined to stir up the animosity in order to benefit her own son. When tragedy strikes, Kate cannot imagine just how much trouble Lucy's ambition can cause
My lady deceiver by Freda Lightfoot( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1905. Rosie Belsfield feels as if her life has ended when she is rejected from Ellis Island and put on the next boat back to England, leaving her family behind. But fate gives her a second chance when she befriends Lady Rosalind, a pregnant widow on her way to the home of her late husband's father, the wealthy Sir Ralph Tregowan. Having boarded the ship with one identity, fate decrees that Rosie leave it with another. As Rosie arrives in Cornwall as 'Rosalind', she must fend for herself amongst a new and bitterly resentful family. Rosie becomes increasingly trapped by her deception and the cruelty of those around her - the only light at the end of the tunnel seems to be the enigmatic Bryce Tregowan. With him the promise of a new life beckons, one of riches and even a title in beautiful Cornwall, but it is also one fraught with danger should her deceit be discovered. As she falls deeper into love and lies, can Rosie keep up the act, or will her secrets reveal themselves? And to what consequences?
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Carr, Marion, 1942-

controlled identity Peters, Jill, 1942-

Lightfoot, Freda
Lightfoot, Freda M.
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English (113)
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