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McMahon, Juanita

Works: 29 works in 247 publications in 1 language and 6,349 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Romance fiction  Suspense fiction  Bildungsromans  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  War stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6073.A828, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Juanita McMahon
The night watch by Sarah Waters( )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former ambulance driver Kay lives life fast, wandering the war-torn streets and hunting for other women. Kind and clever Helen guards her secrets--and her lover--closely. Glamorous Viv remains utterly devoted, for better or worse, to the soldier she adores. And Duncan fights to make a new life for himself after spending time in prison. As these four people survive the devastation of war and the experience life's dizzying highs, their paths cross in ways none of them can forsee.--
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned as an infant, Susan Trinder was raised by Mrs. Sucksby, "mother" to a host of pickpockets and con artists. To pay her debt, she joins legendary thief Gentleman in swindling an innocent woman out of her inheritence. But the two women form an unanticipated bond and the events that follow will surprise every listener
The Italian matchmaker by Santa Montefiore( )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gianluca has to admit his life is empty. His high-pressure job, his seven-figure income, his glossy girlfriends - all have long ceased to satisfy him. His marriage is over and he barely knows his young daughters. In search of serenity and a deeper purpose to his existence, he flees to Italy, to the magical Palazzo Montelimone lovingly restored by his parents, to chill and to assess his future. But life on the sun-drenched Amalfi coast is not as peaceful as Luca anticipates. The palazzo is filled with his mother's eccentric friends and haunted by the ghosts of its murderous past. He meets a woman whose dark eyes are heavy with sorrow and a solemn little boy with an incredible secret. As he begins to unravel a mystery that has its roots in a long-ago act of violence, Luca is forced to face his greatest fear in exchange for the greatest truth
Trick of the dark by Val McDermid( Recording )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being barred from practice, disgraced psychiatrist Charlie Flint agrees to help her old professor at Oxford solve the mystery surrounding the death of her daughter's husband--a case that leads her into the arcane world of Oxford colleges
Sister : a novel by Rosamund Lupton( Recording )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Beatrice learns her sister Tess is missing, she goes to London to join the search. And when everyone else gives up, only Beatrice soldiers on--determined to cut through the dark secrets and learn the truth behind her sister's disappearance
The swallow and the hummingbird by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George Bolton returns home to Devon at the end of the war, Rita assumes that her childhood sweetheart will marry her and that their future will be a reassuring continuation of their past. But the boy who joined the RAF has come back a man, and a man irrevocably changed by the horrors that he has seen
The London train : a novel by Tessa Hadley( )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul leaves his family to search for Pia, his daughter from his first marriage. He finds her pregnant and living in less than ideal conditions--but with an outlook on life that's strangely compelling. Paul decides to start a new life and joins Pia in London. But he doesn't know that a chance encounter with a desperate woman will change his destiny
Meet me under the ombu tree by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoilt and wilful Sofia Solanas grows up on a magnificent ranch in the middle of the Argentine pampas, loved by all around her. All, that is, except her Irish mother, Anna, who punishes her daughter for her own sense of alienation and inadequacy while doting on her sons. When a horrified Anna discovers that Sofia has embarked on a passionate love affair that can only bring shame upon the family, she sends Sofia away to Europe, exiling her from her family and the man she loves for over twenty years. But then a family tragedy calls Sofia home
Always there by Pamela Evans( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last chance saloon by Marian Keyes( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tara, Katherine, and Fintan, friends since adolescence, are full proof that eccentricity is the spice of life. Strikingly different, yet worryingly similar, they all moved from rural Ireland to London to "seize the day," or something like that."--Container
Sea of lost love by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celestria always spends her summer holiday in Pendrift Hall, the Cornish mansion that is home to the Montague family. In the summer of 1958, the highlight is a lavish ball in honour of Archie Montague's fiftieth birthday, and Celestria is looking forward to practising her flirtation skills. But what is supposed to be a night of celebration ends in catastrophe. As a result, Celestria's grandfather encourages her to play detective, to seek out an explanation for the bewildering events. The quest takes her to Italy and the rugged beauty of Puglia
The French gardener by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda and David move out of London into a beautiful country house with a magical garden. But Miranda insists on tottering across the wet lawn in kitten heels, David is never there, and the children won?t tear themselves away from the telly. Then an enigmatic Frenchman arrives. With the wisdom of nature he slowly begins to heal the past and the present. But who is he? And what is his secret?
Too beautiful to dance by Diana Appleyard( )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara, her seemingly perfect life now shattered, has bought a dilapidated country cottage far away from her stark apartment and the business meetings that once made up her married life. Now she must start over, and for the first time see life through her own eyes instead of her husband's
The queen of new beginnings by Erica James( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clayton Miller's promising media career and personal life are in tatters. To put it all behind him he retreats to a secluded country house. There he meets Alice, who goes to great lengths to avoid telling the truth about herself. When Alice and Clayton discover the truth about each other they form an unlikely friendship"--Publisher's description
Tipping the velvet by Sarah Waters( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nan, a poor oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon that is Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser, and the two head for the bright lights of Leiscester Square
Perfect match by Jane Moore( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Could you choose between your marriage and your child? Just when Karin and Joe Eastman thought they had it all - the perfect marriage and the perfect family - they learn that their young son, Ben, has a terminal illness. The only cure is for them to have a 'designer baby' to provide him with a perfect match bone-marrow transplant. But in the process, a devastating family secret is revealed that not only jeopardises the one hope of their son having a future, but also threatens to destroy their marriage
The forget-me-not sonata by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hurlingham Club in Buenos Aires is a little piece of England. It is here that Audrey Garnet loses her heart to Louis Forrester, the talented, troubled composer who sets tongues wagging with his eccentricities and chequered past
The butterfly box by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It opens in Vina del Mar, Chile, in the sweltering summer of 1982. Frederica Campione adores her father. When he gives her a magical box from Peru she belives he will always be there for her. Yet when her parents' marriage falls apart, and she is forced to move to Cornwall with her mother, the butterfly box is the only part of her father she can take with her
Affinity : compact disc pack by Sarah Waters( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once inside the concrete walls of Millbank Prison, Margaret Prior, hired to speak with the female inmates, becomes all too aware that what she perceives to be reality may not be so. Bringing new ideas to her mind is the beautiful, but dangerous criminal Selina Dawes
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The night watch
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Sister : a novelLast chance saloonThe French gardenerThe queen of new beginnings