WorldCat Identities

Goodwin, Rosie

Overview
Works: 23 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 1,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rosie Goodwin
Crying shame by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire is slowly coming to terms with the abuse she suffered as a child and her mother's rejection of her. She is now a wealthy and successful woman, with an adopted daughter and the love of a wonderful man, who cares nothing for her sordid past
Moonlight and ashes by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Bright feels she's blessed with her eight-year-old twins, Danny and Lizzie, and baby Lucy, but when World War two is declared Maggie knows that her blessings may be about to run out. Although the war means that Maggie can escape her abusive husband when he's sent to the front line, the twins are evacuated to Wales and separated for the first time in their young lives. As Maggie and Lucy struggle to survive the German bombings, the twins face danger of a different kind. It feels as though only a miralce will bring Maggie's family back together
The bad apple by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Hart has endured a great deal of pain from her callous husband Paul, but one December night in 1959 she and her son Davey escape their Coventry high-rise flat and flee to Tanglewood, the dilapidated mansion where her mother Dolly runs an animal sanctuary. Louise longs to turn her back on the past and create a new life for Davey, but Paul is in trouble with men more dangerous than himself. He blackmails Louise and her family, and even the arrival of Charlie Fox, a stranger who becomes a true friend, cannot guarantee that the future will be safe
The mill girl by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, family and survival ...Life is tough on the cobbled backstreet courtyards of Abbey Street, Warwickshire, in the 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, clever, feisty Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann coping with everything, exhausted and lonely. Especially as Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait. When things are at their bleakest, Maryann is offered a lifeline: a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall. Though the house is filled with secrets and heartache, there is kindness, too, and to Maryann's surprise she grows close to Marshall. But their relationship has not gone unnoticed and it threatens to unleash a world of problems on them all ...A warm and captivating story of fighting for love in the face of adversity, from much-loved author Rosie Goodwin
The sand dancer by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite her success as a writer, Maisie's life has never been easy. But with the help of Hamilton, the imaginary horse she conjures up to escape harsh reality, her humour and courage pull her through. When Maisie marries for the third time, however, her hopes of happiness are soon shattered by her husband Tommy's jealous behaviour. After an apparent tragic accident in London, Maisie reluctantly agrees to move back to her hometown of Fellburn, Tyneside, where Tommy will start a new business. At first, it is a fresh start for her family, but Tommy's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic and one of his employees, a strange man nicknamed The Sand Dancer, strikes fear into her heart every time she meets him. Maisie begins to avoid Tommy's place of work. Little does she know that he is concealing something so terrible that it could eventually destroy everything she holds dear"--Pub. description
Yesterday's shadows by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Kate Cleary's father is killed in the pit, her first emotion is one of relief. A nasty bully, he has made her life hell since her mother died when Kate was a small child. At last she feels free, even is she must still care for her sister Nuala, who depends on Kate for everything. After finding a mysterious collection of letters hidden by their father, Kate discovers an unknown aunt who offers them a home and for the first time Kate feels loved and safe. But her peace is shattered by an astonishing revelation from Nuala, and a series of brutal attacks on local women. Kate turns to a handsome widower Martin Denby, but is his kindness too good to be true?"--Pub. description
The misfit by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca's adopted, but her new father can't warm to her, and her mother can't succeed in turning her into the princess she longs for. When her adoptive mother dies, her aunt takes her in, and soon Rebecca's life is worse than ever. She longs to escape to the circus that visits her town - but will she ever find happiness?
A band of steel by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Adina and her family are forced to flee Cologne to escape the vicious menace of German invasion in 1938, leaving their luxurious lifestyle is painful. Harder still is finding herself a refugee in a foreign country. But Adina is a compassionate and determined girl and as they settle into a new life in the Midlands she finds the strength to survive. However, her brother and sister aren¡t so lucky and their family ties are stretched to breaking point. And then Adina runs the risk of losing her family forever when she is drawn towards the one man she should never fall in love with
Moonlight and Ashes by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie Bright feels she's blessed with her eight-year-old twins, Danny and Lizzie, and baby Lucy, but when World War Two is declared Maggie knows that her blessings may be about to run out... Although the war means that Maggie can escape her abusive husband when he's sent to the front line, the twins are evacuated to Wales and separated for the first time in their young lives. As Maggie and Lucy struggle to survive the German bombings, the twins face danger of a different kind. It feels as though only a miracle will bring Maggie's family back together
Dancing till midnight by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life has been cruel to Grace Collins. Orphaned as a young child, she is raised by her bitter and religious aunt, Emily. Starved of love, she falls for the first man who shows her affection, Barry Swan, and when she becomes pregnant Emily disowns her. Barry and Grace marry and for a while Grace knows happiness, but can't help feeling something is missing. When Barry indulges her passion for ballroom dancing, the gap seems to be filled - until she meets handsome, charming Philip Golding, who sweeps her off her feet, but draws her into a web of deceit and fear
The ribbon weaver, Rosie Goodwin by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One winter's night, Molly Ernshaw rescues a newborn baby from the snow and changes two families for ever. The tiny girl grows into a beautiful and gifted young woman. Although devoted to Molly, Amy longs to move beyond ribbon-weaving to designing the hats and clothes the ribbon adorns. Her talent is recognised by Samuel Forrester, the influential owner of famous hat factories and shops. But Samuel is a haunted man with secrets in his past. His son's wife, Eugenie, is deeply troubled, and when Amy's flair leads her to London and then Paris, Eugenie is consumed with jealousy. Amy's dream seem to be coming true, but as more secrets are revealed Amy must choose where her heart truly belongs
Dilly's sacrifice by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dilly is devastated: with her husband unable to work and four children already at home, they cannot afford to feed their new-born baby. Heartbroken, she heads into the night to deliver her baby girl to the Farthing family at the big house. Having just lost their own daughter to measles, the Farthings adopt the baby and offer Dilly a lifeline: a job as a maid. This act of desperation will change the lives of both families irrevocably - and the onset of WWI even more so. Sons are taken, love is declared, hearts are broken and terrible acts are committed. Through it all, Dilly does everything she can to preserve her family. But when the chance for true love finally comes, will she choose family over her own happiness?
The Mallen secret by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Cookson's classic family lives on ... Each and every generation of the Mallen family has been beset by unhappiness and tragedy - it is said that they are cursed by the dramatic white streak in their jet-black hair. Now, the horror of World War One has finally come to an end and, as with so many other families, the Mallen family has been devastated by loss, injury and memories that are almost too terrible to bear. As they struggle to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of war, secrets and lies from generations past will come to light - causing destruction of a different kind
Forsaken by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born on a Friday, Sophie Winters has always been a loving and giving child, who'd do anything for her family, yet her father Bill has always seemed to resent her. Sophie lives with Bill's animosity - until the night he returns home drunk and forces himself on her. Left pregnant and ashamed at seventeen, Sophie doesn't know where to turn, so when she meets the charming Ben Lewis and he offers her refuge at his mother's hotel, she accepts. Sophie is not the only pregnant runaway staying there, and she soon begins to realise that there is little goodness in the Lewises' hearts
Rough diamond by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is tough on the cobbled backstreet courtyards of Abbey Street, Warwickshire, in the 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, clever, feisty Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann coping with everything, exhausted and lonely
The boy from nowhere by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After his sister has one 'accident' too many, Alex is taken into care aged four. His mum promises she will get him back, but Alex is adopted by a childless couple in Devon and renamed Franky. It should be a fresh start, but he soon discovers his new dad has a twisted idea of fatherhood. Abused and alone, Franky finally finds freedom but at a price. And it doesnt last long. The runaway is caught and sent to a series of foster homes, but no one can get through to him now. Ask where hes from and he will always say hes the boy from nowhere. But deep down hes still waiting for his mum to take him home. It seems inevitable that hell end up on the streets of London, slipping into a dangerous world, earning his living the only way he can. One day he might find a way out, but can he ever trust again?"--Publisher description
The mill girl by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is tough on the cobbled backstreet courtyards of Abbey Street, Warwickshire, in the 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, clever, feisty Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann coping with everything, exhausted and lonely. Especially as Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait. When things are at their bleakest, Maryann is offered a lifeline: a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall. Though the house is filled with secrets and heartache, there is kindness, too, and to Maryann's surprise she grows close to Marshall. But their relationship has not gone unnoticed and it threatens to unleash a world of problems on them all
Crying Shame by Rosie Goodwin( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartbreaking tale of Claire McMullen's struggle to overcome her childhood abuse, which began in OUR LITTLE SECRET, continues in this compelling sequel. Claire is slowly coming to terms with the abuse she suffered as a child and her mother's rejection of her. She is now a wealthy and successful woman, with an adopted daughter and the love of a wonderful man, who cares nothing for her sordid past. But Claire is still haunted by the memories of her early life, the sister she left behind and the daughter she gave up for adoption. Before she can move forward she must confront her demons and make peace with her suffering. But at the same time, her adopted daughter Nikki is struggling with her own past horrors, and their relationship, once loving, is now fraught with tension and anger. As Claire and Nikki try to face their past, will they lose everything that they now hold dear?
Catherine Cooksons Belofte van geluk by Catherine Cookson( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rosie Goodwin omnibus by Rosie Goodwin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Crying shame
Alternative Names
Yates, Rosemarie

Languages
English (80)

Dutch (1)

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Moonlight and ashesThe bad appleMoonlight and AshesDancing till midnightThe Mallen secret