WorldCat Identities

Cater, Anne

Works: 285 works in 686 publications in 1 language and 3,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Other
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anne Cater
Wait till summer by Grace Thompson( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1939. The first London evacuees arrive in St David's Well, homesick and disappointed by the quiet Welsh seaside town. "Wait till summer," Eirlys Price tells brothers Stanley, Harold and Percival Love. Foreign travel is no longer feasible, so holidays at home enjoy a new lease of life. For the Castle family, this is good news. They have owned Piper's Cafe on the beach for three generations and business is expected to boom. But family disagreements threaten to cast a shadow. Anyone who marries into the family is expected to help with the business, and Eirlys happily sees that this will happen to her should she marry Johnny Castle. But it appears that this is not welcomed by all of the Piper clan
Country lovers by Rebecca Shaw( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lively Barleybridge Veterinary Hospital is bustling with energy. All the vets and lay staff are working hard to make sure that disruptive and sick animals in the surgery and on the farms are treated. At the same time some of them are coping with crises in their personal lives
The unknown by James Pattinson( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was Mrs Croyden who had been taken by the idea of digging up the history of the family. It seemed to be the kind of thing that everyone was doing nowadays. And once started she became more and more enchanted by the project. Even her husband George, having seen the ancient photograph of a most attractive girl, long since dead, was taken by the project. The snag was that even Great Aunt Maud, the owner of the photograph, had no idea what had happened to the beautiful girl named Isabella. Apparently she had completely vanished and to the rest of the family had simply become "The Unknown". Would the mystery ever be solved?
Persons of rank by Anna Jacobs( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor and Beatrice dream of lovematches but the Dowager insists romantic love is for housemaids, not for the Graceover women. Beatrice, despatched to London to look over the current crop of bachelors, is unimpressed by the frivolities of the Season. Disturbed by the languid charm of Lord Serle and appalled by the mercenary attitudes to marriage displayed by Society, Beatrice's country innocence and unconventional behaviour lead her into some alarming situations. Meanwhile, the beautiful and headstrong Eleanor is up to mischief of her own which is guaranteed to earn the disapproval of her grandmother. A desperate struggle in the potting shed at midnight clears the air; not only does love triumph after all, but the Dowager is not displeased
The heart of the home by Grace Thompson( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meriel Evans has worked in her father's estate agency ever since she left school, and she is happy there. But she knows that the time has come for her to follow her own path, so she finds work with the Ace Estate Agency. She soon realises that the owner, George Dexter, and her father dislike each other intensely - though neither will explain why. When she discovers a house called Badgers Brook, she is determined to stay there - even after she is unfairly dismissed from her new job and finds herself missing her parents and lifelong friend, Leo Hopkins. The bitter quarrel between Dexter and her father results in a secret from the past being revealed and the well-being of Meriel's family is threatened - and she is particularly hurt to find that Leo knew more about it than she did
The little dragon by Betty Neels( Recording )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She swore she would never marry a rich man! As a private nurse to wealthy spoiled people, Constantia had seen the misery too much money could bring. Jeroen van der Giessen, though, was only a poor overworked GP, so when she found herself stranded without money or passport, and Jeroen offered marriage, Constantia accepted. At first she was quite happy with her loveless marriage, though she thought Jeroen was being recklessly extravagant - until she began to discover things, about herself and him, that took away all her new-found happiness
One hot country summer by Rebecca Shaw( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kate Howard was working as a receptionist at the Barleybridge Practice, she had thought herself in love with Scott, the Australian vet. But that was years ago and she is over him now - or so she thinks
Goodbye to dreams by Grace Thompson( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small seaside town popular with summer visitors, Cecily and Ada run their father's grocery shop. Since their mother left them, they have lived above the shop with Myfanwy, a six-year-old they adopted when her parents died. The business is successful with the assistance of friends and Willie, their hardworking stable boy, and their deliveries extend to the stalls and cafes on the beach, where one stall handler, Peter, becomes a close friend. Love for the sisters brings only heartache. Cecily's wedding is cancelled and a secret revealed changes her life forever. Ada is happily married to Phil until disappointment touches her too. Is the growing business the only part of their life to offer them happiness?
At the end of the day by Betty Neels( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was Sister Mitchell on duty days and Julia when they were outside the ward, but whay would Professor van der Wagema's fiancée say if she knew about their relationship?
A new beginning by Grace Thompson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, Sophie Daniel's family home takes a direct hit from a bomb. Three generations die, leaving her with no one and nowhere to go. She becomes friendly with Ryan Treweather who, in turn, helps search for Sophie's remaining relatives
False friends by Grace Thompson( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Badger's Brook becomes the refuge of Lowri Vaughan, escaping the rumours that abound when her father is sent to prison for fraud and suspected murder - crimes Lowri and her mother know he didn't commit. As she begins to rebuild her life, Lowri is determined to prove her father's innocence and begins to search for the truth. But along the way she encounters many false friends, who seem to let her down at every turn. Soon Lowri begins to believe that she'll never be able to rely on anyone again
Village secrets by Rebecca Shaw( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The village school of Turnham Malpas is to get a new head teacher. At first sight, Kate Pascoe seems ideal. But when she introduces meditation classes and tree-hugging, the villagers begin to think again. A strange malaise afflicts the whole village and a sudden, shocking death plunges the village into a state of superstitious dread. And always at the eye of the storm is the head teacher - Kate Pascoe. As May Day approaches, the Rector, Peter Harris, makes it his job to discover the truth as he tries to restore the village to its former tranquil ways
The doctor's girl by Betty Neels( Recording )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loveday West is thrilled when Dr Andrew Fforde offers her a job as her temporary receptionist. After working for a difficult socialite, prone to temper tantrums, it would make a welcome change, whilst also providing a new home for both herself and her cat, Sam. Loveday settles into her new role with ease. There's only one problem - she finds herself falling in love with Andrew. She hadn't expected to, but he's just so handsome and charming! But is her place in his life as temporary as her contract?
When two paths meet by Betty Neels( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katherine Marsh was practically a slave to her brother's family in the small country village where she lived. Then she met Dr. Jason Fitzroy, and fell instantly in love. Dr. Fitzroy found her a job at the hospital and gave her a new sense of self-respect. He also provided her with her first taste of freedom, something missing from her early years. But Katherine knew she could never be truly free, not while her heart was a prisoner of love
Roses and champagne by Betty Neels( Recording )

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

Will he ever see how she really feels? Katrina has known Lucius Massey all her life, and her childish hero worship has grown into a comfortable, warm friendship. They're so at ease in their friendship that a pretend engagement to teach Katrina's selfish sister Virginia a lesson strikes both as a worthwhile but harmless idea. Yet as more and more people congratulate Katrina on her match, a mysterious sadness begins to creep into her heart
A lady of the line by Philip McCutchan( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1779, Spain has declared war on Britain and Gibraltar is under siege. Beautiful 19-year-old Bella is stationed on the Rock with her husband, Lord Kilkieran, who commands an infantry battalion. But when Kilkieran is killed in action against the Spanish, Bella is determined to remain in Gibraltar. Though she becomes a great favourite of the Governor, Bella is at a grave disadvantage without a husband. She is the victim of a horrific rape, from which she is rescued by a young soldier, Roger Carter. The two of them embark on a tender and moving love affair. But everything hangs in the balance when Bella is captured at sea by the Spanish
Nanny by chance by Betty Neels( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This captivating story brings to life the thrill and excitement of unexpected romance when this bachelor doctor finally meets a woman who melts his heart ... Araminta Pomfrey is finally about to pursue her dream to train as a nurse when she finds herself looking after the twin nephews of Dr. Marcus van der Breugh! Marcus is so handsome and kind that Mintie knows she's fallen in love. But does Marcus want a wife?
Sorrow on Sunday by Ann Purser( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spate of equestrian thefts has hit Long Farnden and the surrounding countryside. As proprietor of New Brooms cleaning agency, Lois Meade and her loyal staff are in the perfect position to listen out for any incriminating rumours. Once again, Lois proves herself invaluable to Chief Inspector Hunter Cowgill, but things take a more dangerous turn when Lois finds herself a prime target. The trail of investigation leads Lois to the local point-to-point horse races, where it becomes clear that the world of horse racing holds more secrets - and sorrow - than you'd ever imagine
Hilltop tryst by Betty Neels( Recording )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Beatrice's world turned upside down, Oliver Latimer was on hand to pick up the pieces. There was something solid and reassuring about Oliver; he was someone with whom Beatrice could feel safe. But he wasn't an easy person to get to know. Beatrice soon realised there was far more to Oliver than she'd imagined. For a start, he was the only man she could truly love. If only Oliver would tell her what he really thought of her."--Container
Keeping secrets by Gwen Madoc( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gillian Finch and Dorothy Prosser are firm friends as well as cousins. For four years they have kept their friendship secret in the face of the bitter feud that has broken out between their respective families over the will of the family matriarch, Rose Prosser. Siblings, Henry Prosser and Vera Finch are at loggerheads over it and Vera is convinced that Henry has cheated her. It is not the only secret. When Gillian and Dorothy fall head over heels for the same man, Ronnie Knox, Henry's young business partner, a fierce clash ensues as to which one will get him. The repercussions of this quarrel lead to other secrets being exposed. Everyone, it seems has something to hide
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Audience level: 0.79 (from 0.76 for The doctor ... to 0.80 for The heart ...)

The unknown
Village secrets
Alternative Names
Cater, Ann, 1651 or 1652-

Cater, Anne, b. 1651 or 2

Kendall, Anne, 1651 or 1652-

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