WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Meg

Overview
Works: 38 works in 161 publications in 10 languages and 4,723 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3565.B718, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Meg O'Brien
The keeper by Meg O'Brien( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recovering from a divorce and drug and alcohol addiction, Brooke Hayes faces a setback in her recovery when her daughter disappears, and soon is enlisting the help of the keeper to find her
Thin ice by Meg O'Brien( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sudden death of research scientist Mary Clare Ryan shatters the already fragile world of her sister, Nicole. A reticent scholar of mythology, Nicole had long felt estranged from her exuberant younger sister. Using Mary's ticket to a scientific conference in Los Angeles, Nicole flees her stifling life in Georgetown to try to come to grips with her grief and answer disturbing questions about her sister's last days. Once there, Nicole learns that just before she died
The final kill by Meg O'Brien( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an old friend and her daughter arrive at the women's shelter run by Abby Northrup, Abby agrees to help Alicia without questioning her. However, when the FBI shows up looking for Alicia, Abby must decide if she should try to keep Alicia's secrets safe or turn her in
Gathering lies by Meg O'Brien( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A GATHERING OF WOMEN ... Six women have come to Thornberry, a small writers' colony on a tiny island off the coast of Seattle. They have come to work on their own writing at this secluded resort, but they have also come to hide, each harboring her own secret. A GATHERING OF DREAD ... A devastating earthquake quickly shatters the haven these women have found. The resort is partly in ruin, communication has been cut off from the mainland, and the women are forced to rely on each other for basic survival. Then a man washes up on shore. Is he the salvation they've been looking for ... or an even greater threat to their survival? A GATHERING OF LIES ... Sarah Lansing, former Seattle public defender, remains suspicious of the man -- someone from her past. And when another man arrives -- this time a stranger -- and one of the women dies in an apparent accident, Sarah suspects that they are stuck on the island with a murderer. But which man poses the greatest threat? And, most importantly, which of the remaining women hides a secret so devastating that it could put all their lives in danger?
I'll love you till I die by Meg O'Brien( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joanna Carr awakens in a hospital after six months in a catatonic state, only to be told that her beloved husband, David, has been brutally murdered, and police are still searching for the killer. Grief-stricken and confused, she flees to the safety of the country home they once shared to try to piece together the crime--and her life."--Page 4 of cover
Eagles die too by Meg O'Brien( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred trust by Meg O'Brien( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High on a hill overlooking the pristine town of Carmel, California, the body of a world famous photojournalist is found one morning, crucified on a homemade wooden cross. For her best friend, it's just the beginning of a nightmare that she, too, may not escape from alive
The last cheerleader by Meg O'Brien( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful L.A. literary agent Mary Beth Conahan has come a long way from her troubled past. But when Mary Beth's ex-husband and her bestselling author are killed, she finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation. And if that's not bad enough, an old friend--Lindy Van Court--shows up with troubles of her own. In high school, Lindy was everything Mary Beth was not: a cheerleader who dated and finally married Roger Van Court, the wealthiest boy in school. Now, however, Roger has thrown Lindy out of their pricey San Francisco home. She's living on the streets, denied access to her only child. Mary Beth can't turn her old friend away. But almost immediately their lives are threatened. Caught up in a series of terrifying events, Mary Beth will uncover more than she bargained for--a sinister plot and a heartbreaking secret that will change Mary Beth's life forever
Crashing down by Meg O'Brien( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victimized as a girl by a child molester who was never prosecuted, Carrie Holt has put the past behind her to become a successful writer, until a trip back to her hometown brings her face to face with her tormentor, now a prominent television personality, who will do anything to hide the truth
Crimson rain by Meg O'Brien( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone has unleashed a vengful fury
Take my breath away by Meg O'Brien( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in French and English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacation to Hawaii turns suspenseful when Kate bears a haunting resemblance to a long-dead Hawaiian princess
Salmon in the soup by Meg O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deep and dreamless sleep by Meg O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's after midnight and Naomi Wing is having another vision. A full-blooded Wintu Indian, Naomi is no stranger to visions, but this one brings horror and sadness--for it reveals lovely Beth Lambert on the terrible, stormy night she died. It has been almost a year since 17-year-old Beth's body was recovered from a ravine on Whidbey, a tranquil island community near Seattle. Now Naomi, who once turned her back on the old ways to become a high-powered attorney, has returned to her ancestral home, haunted by the tragic death of a girl she had come to love as a daughter--and caught up in a love affair that may have played a role in Beth's death. What Naomi finds will pit her against Susan, Beth's dangerously unstable mother, and force her to confront the Native American heritage she has denied for so long. On the mysterious, forested shores of Whidbey, she will pursue secrets only the dead can reveal--secrets that lead her to the shocking truth about Beth and the dark shadows of her own past
Hare today, gone tomorrow by Meg O'Brien( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Daphne decisions : a Jessica James mystery by Meg O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow of innocence by Meg O'Brien( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred trust by Meg O'Brien( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High on a hill overlooking the pristine town of Carmel, California, the body of world-famous photojournalist Marti Bright is found crucified on a homemade wooden cross. Her best friend, Abby Northrup, is compelled by grief and shock to piece together what happened to the woman she loved like a sister, and she begins to probe their past, including the time the two friends spent in a convent and the secrets they'd kept all these years
Gathering lies by Meg O'Brien( Recording )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crashing down by Meg O'Brien( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Holt has forced herself to forget her childhood, even going so far as to change her name. However, when she's asked to speak at a festival in her hometown, Carrie comes face-to-face with the very man who molested her as a child. Although Carrie wants to kill her tormentor, a television celebrity who is on his way to becoming the next Mr. Rogers, she discovers that Detective Nicky D'Amico has other plans for him
A bright flamingo shroud by Meg O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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オブライエン, メグ

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Thin iceThe final killGathering liesI'll love you till I dieSacred trustThe last cheerleaderCrashing downCrimson rain