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Maby, Madeleine

Works: 124 works in 394 publications in 1 language and 8,673 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Christmas stories  Christmas fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3555.V259, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Madeleine Maby
The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans( Recording )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second holiday love story in Richard Paul Evans's Mistletoe Collection. In one of her breakout sessions Kimberly meets another aspiring writer, and one of the few men at the conference, Zeke, an intelligent man with a wry wit who seems as interested in Kimberly as he is in the retreat. As Kimberly begins to open up to him about her stories and dreams, she inadvertently reveals her own troubled past
The mistletoe secret : a novel by Richard Paul Evans( Recording )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking no one is reading, a blogger who calls herself LBH writes about her most personal feelings, especially her overwhelming loneliness. Alex Bartlett is reading her posts in Daytona Beach, Florida. Nursing his own broken heart and trust issues, he finds himself falling for this sensitive, vulnerable woman whose feelings mirror his own. Following a trail of clues LBH has inadvertently revealed, he discovers that she lives in the small town of Midway, Utah. He makes his way there just after Thanksgiving, determined to find LBH. Maybe she's a Lisa, Lori, or a Luanne. Instead, he finds a woman named Aria, a waitress at the Mistletoe Diner, who encourages Alex in his search while serving his pie along with some much-needed sympathy and companionship
Luckiest girl alive : a novel by Jessica Knoll( Recording )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Yorker named Ani FaNelli, who seems to have at all: a dream job, a handsome fiance and an apartment in trendy Tribeca. But, Ani is actually clinging desperately to a veneer of perfection that is about to come undone because a documentary film threatens to reveal a violent, sordid incident from her past
The passenger : a novel by Lisa Lutz( Recording )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband's body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It's not the first time. She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the hunted look in a fugitive's eyes and offers her a place to stay. With dwindling choices, Tanya-now-Amelia accepts. An uneasy--and dangerous--alliance is born. It's almost impossible to live off the grid today, but Amelia-now-Debra and Blue have the courage, the ingenuity, and the desperation, to try. Hopscotching from city to city, Debra especially is chased by a very dark secret...can she outrun her past?
Glory over everything : beyond The kitchen house by Kathleen Grissom( Recording )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the bestseller and beloved book club favourite "The Kitchen House" continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad. This new, stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. One day, Jamie learns that his beloved servant Pan has been captured and sold into slavery in the South. After his secret past is exposed, Jamie embarks on a trip to a North Carolina plantation where Pan is being held with a former Tall Oakes slave named Sukey. Soon the three of them are running through the Great Dismal Swamp, the notoriously deadly hiding place for escaped slaves. Though they have help from those in the Underground Railroad, not all of them will make it out alive
Midnight at the Bright Ideas bookstore by Matthew Sullivan( Recording )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind in this fiendishly clever debut novel from an award-winning short story writer
Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir by Wednesday Martin( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and primatology, she tried looking at her new world through that lens, and suddenly things fell into place. She understood the other mothers₂ snobbiness at school drop-off when she compared them to olive baboons. Her obsessional quest for a Hermes Birkin handbag made sense when she realized other females wielded them to establish dominance
Burn for burn by Jenny Han( Recording )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three teenaged girls living on Jar Island band together to enact revenge on the people that have hurt them
The other widow : a novel by Susan Crawford( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It isn't safe. That's what Joe tells her when he ends their affair, moments before their car skids off an icy road in a blinding snowstorm and hits a tree. Desperate to keep her life intact, her job, her husband, and her precious daughter, Lily; Dorrie will do everything she can to protect herself, even if it means walking away from the wreckage. Dorrie has always been a good actress, pretending to be someone else: the dutiful daughter, the satisfied wife, the woman who can handle anything. Now she's going to put on the most challenging performance of her life
Tilt by Ellen Hopkins( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, good and bad, forces three teens' worlds to tilt. Three teens, three stories, all interconnected through their parents' family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the worlds of the teens begin to tilt
The room on Rue Amelie : a novel by Kristin Harmel( Recording )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newlywed Ruby Henderson Benoit arrives in Paris in 1939 with her French husband Marcel, war is looming on the horizon, and as France falls to the Nazis, her marriage begins to splinter, too. Charlotte Dacher is eleven when the Germans roll into the French capital. After the Jewish restrictions take effect and Jews are ordered to wear the yellow star, Charlotte can₂t imagine things getting much worse. But then the mass deportations begin, and her life is ripped forever apart. Thomas Clarke joins the British Royal Air Force to protect his country, but when his beloved mother dies in a German bombing during the waning days of the Blitz, he wonders if he₂s really making a difference. Then he finds himself in Paris, in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, and he discovers a new reason to keep fighting, and an unexpected road home. When fate brings them together, Ruby, Charlotte, and Thomas must summon the courage to defy the Nazis, and open their own broken hearts, as they fight to survive
This could hurt by Jillian Medoff( Recording )

11 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa Guerrero beat the odds as she rose to the top of the corporate world. An attractive woman of a certain age, the longtime chief of human resources at Ellery Consumer Research is still a formidable presence, even if her most vital days are behind her. A leader who wields power with grace and discretion, she has earned the devotion and loyalty of her staff. No one admires Rosa more than her doting lieutenant Leo Smalls, a benefits vice president whose whole world is Ellery. While Rosa is consumed with trying to address the needs of her staff within the ever-constricting limits of the company's bottom line, her associate director, Rob Hirsch, a middle-aged, happily married father of two, finds himself drawing closer to his 'work wife', Lucy Bender, an enterprising single woman searching for something - a romance, a promotion - to fill the vacuum in her personal life. For Kenny Verville, a senior manager with an MBA, Ellery is a temporary stepping-stone to bigger and better places
Traffick by Ellen Hopkins( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five teens victimized by sex trafficking try to find their way to a new life in this riveting companion to the -- Tricks And now, in TraffickTraffick takes us on five separate but intertwined journeys through the painful challenges of recovery, rehabilitation, and renewal to forgiveness and love. All the way home
Accidental empress by Allison Pataki( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Elisabeth, 'Sisi,' Duchess of Bavaria, travels to the Habsburg Court with her older sister, who is betrothed to the young emperor. But shortly after her arrival at court, Sisi finds herself in an unexpected dilemma: she has inadvertently fallen for and won the heart of her sister's groom. Franz Joseph reneges on his earlier proposal and declares his intention to marry Sisi instead
The scorpion rules by Erin Bow( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greta is the Crown Princess of the Pan Polar Confederacy, a superpower formed of modern-day Canada. She is also a Child of Peace, a hostage held by the de facto ruler of the world, the great Artificial Intelligence, Talis. The hostages are Talis's strategy to keep the peace: if her country enters a war, Greta dies. The system has worked for centuries. Parents don't want to see their children murdered. Greta will be free if she can make it to her eighteenth birthday. Until then she is prepared to die with dignity, if necessary. But everything changes when Elian arrives at the Precepture. He's a hostage from a new American alliance, and he defies the machines that control every part of their lives, and is severely punished for it. Greta is furious that Elian has disrupted their quiet, structured world. But slowly, his rebellion opens her eyes to the brutality of the rules they live under
Dangerous lies by Becca Fitzpatrick( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella Gordon's life is a lie. She does not belong in Thunder Basin, Nebraska. As the star witness in a murder trial against a drug dealer, Stella is now in the Witness Protection Program. The small town locals can never know who she is. Not even Chet Falconer, the one boy who makes her want to reveal her true self. Despite how hard Stella tries to stay under the radar, danger is fast-approaching, and Stella may have made the one mistake that could lead the cold-blooded men right to her
We are called to rise : a novel by Laura McBride( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An immigrant boy; a middle-aged housewife; a social worker in Las Vegas; a wounded soldier. By the time we realize how these voices will connect, the impossible and perhaps the unbearable has already happened. It is a boomtown tale, in which the lives of people from different backgrounds and experiences collide in a stunning coincidence. When presented the opportunity to sink into despair, these characters rise. Through acts of remarkable charity and bravery, they rescue themselves
River road : a novel by Carol Goodman( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nan Lewis, a creative writing professor at a state university in upstate New York, is driving home from a faculty holiday party after finding out she's been denied tenure. On her way, she hits a deer, but when she gets out of her car to look for it, the deer is nowhere to be found. Eager to get home and out of the oncoming snowstorm, Nan is forced to leave her car at the bottom of her snowy driveway to wait out the longest night of the year, and the lowest point of her life. The next morning, Nan is woken up by a police officer at her door with terrible news; one of her students, Leia Dawson, was killed in a hit-and-run on River Road the night before. And because of the damage to her car, Nan is a suspect. In the days following the accident, Nan finds herself shunned by the same community that rallied around her when her own daughter was killed in an eerily similar accident six years prior
The traitor's wife by Allison Pataki( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of Benedict Arnold and his co-conspirator, Major John Andre, are well-known. But few know of the third character in the plot: socialite Peggy Shippen Arnold. Blinded by his young bride's beauty and wit, Arnold does not realize that she is loyal to the British. Nor does he know that she hides a past romance with the British spy John Andre. Together with her former love and her husband, Peggy hatches the plot to deliver West Point to the British and, in exchange, win fame and fortune
Perfect neighbors by Sarah Pekkanen( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The page-turning new novel from the internationally bestselling author known for her "conversational writing style and a knack for making readers care about her characters" (The Washington Post) takes us into the homes of an idyllic suburban neighborhood where we discover the burning secrets hiding just below the surface.Bucolic Newport Cove, where spontaneous block parties occur on balmy nights and all of the streets are named for flowers, is proud of its distinction of being named one the top twenty safest neighborhoods in the US. It's also one of the most secret-filled. Kellie Scott has just returned to work after a decade of being a stay-at-home mom. She's adjusting to high heels, scrambling to cook dinner for her family after a day at the office--and soaking in the dangerous attention of a very handsome, very married male colleague. Kellie's neighbor Susan Barrett begins every day with fresh resolutions: she won't eat any carb, she'll go to bed at a reasonable hour, and she'll stop stalking her ex-husband and his new girlfriend. Gigi Kennedy seems to have it all together--except her teenage daughter has turned into a hostile stranger and her husband is running for Congress, which means her old skeletons are in danger of being brought into the light. Then a new family moves to this quiet, tree-lined cul-de-sac. Tessa Campbell seems friendly enough to the other mothers, if a bit reserved. Then the neighbors notice that no one is ever invited to Tessa's house. And soon, it becomes clear that Tessa is hiding the biggest secret of all
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