WorldCat Identities

Bretton, Barbara

Overview
Works: 106 works in 456 publications in 9 languages and 12,755 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  History  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.R435, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Bretton
Casting spells by Barbara Bretton( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe Hobbs, a sorcerer's daughter and owner of Sticks & String, a knitting shop in Sugar Maple, a Vermont town populated by warlocks, vampires, witches, and other paranormal inhabitants, believes that she has finally found Mr. Right, Luke MacKenzie, the all-too-human cop investigating the town's first homicide
Laced with magic by Barbara Bretton( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the delightful follow-up to "Casting Spells," featuring knit-shop owner and sorcerer's daughter Chloe Hobbs, the spirit of of Luke MacKenzie's daughter is being held hostage by a certain Fae leader. And if Chloe weaves a spell to free the child's spirit, Chloe's nemesis will also be free--free to destroy her yarn shop and all of Sugar Maple, Vermont
Shore lights by Barbara Bretton( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and German and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddy Bainbridge knew that the things that drove her crazy about her mother when she was seventeen would drive her even crazier at thirty-two, but Maddy had few choices left
Just desserts by Barbara Bretton( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is asked to bake a cake for world-famous rock star Tommy Stiles, Hayley, the owner of a small-time South Jersey bakery, is suspicious of his motives and soon discovers that she is the aging rocker's long-lost daughter, which turns her world upside down in more ways than one
Someone like you by Barbara Bretton( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home to Maine for her mother's final days, Joely Doyle, by observing her sister's life, discovers the sacrifices that her mother made, her father's secrets, and the events that shaped her destiny and will define her future
Spells & stitches by Barbara Bretton( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the latest novel from the USA Today bestselling author, raising a baby is hard, but raising one with magical powers is even harder ... Sugar Maple, Vermont, knitting store owner Chloe Hobbs couldn't be happier about her pregnancy. But with the arrival of the town's newest resident, things are about to get a lot more magical. Baby Laria is six pounds, eleven ounces of perfect, and Chloe and Luke are over the moon. But when they learn that Laria takes after her mom in the sorcery department, it becomes clear that their baby might have more power than even a pro like Chloe can handle ..."--
Girls of summer by Barbara Bretton( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bretton takes readers back to Shelter Rock Cove, where Dr. Ellen Markowitz discovers the unbreakable bond of sisterhood and the irresistible intricacies of the human heart during one magical summer. Original
A soft place to fall by Barbara Bretton( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Good Clean Story
Just like heaven by Barbara Bretton( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sudden chest pains leave Kate lying in a parking lot, it's a man in a Grateful Dead t-shirt who saves her life. When the handsome good Samaritan shows up on her doorstep and reveals a surprising truth about himself, they discover that even the strongest heart is no match for love
Spun by sorcery by Barbara Bretton( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe is always losing things-but an entire town? Just when she was about to settle down in Sugar Maple with her soul-mate Luke MacKenzie, her Fae enemy Isadora strikes, and her new hometown is gone. Even the Book of Spells, her lifeline to magick, can't help her now. Just in the nick of time, her friend Janice roars up in Chloe's ancient Buick with Penny the cat and her yarn stash in tow. If she is going to save her home she has to go back to Salem, where family secrets and centuries- old feuds pull her into the fight of her life
Chances are by Barbara Bretton( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's a wedding in the works at Paradise Point, and Maddy Bainbridge is finding the role of soon-to-be bride a bit stressful. She's thrilled about marrying the love of her life, Aidan O'Malley, but she wasn't prepared for the ordeal of planning a wedding-or the strain it's putting on her relationships. Like with Aidan's sister-in-law, Claire, who suddenly and mysteriously doesn't seem so happy about their upcoming marriage. Or Maddy's cousin Gina, who's harboring a secret that could haunt them all. But the biggest shock comes from Aidan's seventeen-year-old daughter, whose startling revelation won't just jeopardize her own promising future, it might ear apart the entire O'Malley clan-and put a stop to one very special wedding ..."--BOOK COVER
Tomorrow & always by Barbara Bretton( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew McVie crashes a hot-air balloon into Shannon Whitney's backyard; they fall in love and live happily ever after. Not exactly. Andrew caught his balloon ride in 1776, and when he crashes, it's 1993. Shannon is wary of his strange behavior since her ex-husband was physically abusive. And Shannon's friend Dakota, a psychic librarian with a penchant for eating raspberry doughnuts and reading auras, warns her friend that there is something weird about a man with no aura. While Andrew and Shannon grow closer, Dakota investigates Andrew, centering on the psychic impression of the Revolutionary War, which she keeps receiving from him. Her research reveals that Andrew saved the lives of two major Revolutionary spies in the years after he originally left that time period to land in 1993. Shannon is torn about telling Andrew about his future/past because she knows he will try to return to his time
At last by Barbara Bretton( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after being separated on the eve of their wedding, childhood sweethearts Noah Chase and Gracie Taylor return to Idle Point, Maine, where they struggle to discover if a reawakened love can overcome the sorrows, secrets, and betrayals of the past
Destiny's child by Barbara Bretton( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dakota Wylie is dropped smack in the middle of the American Revolution, where she is discovered by Abigail, the neglected six-year-old daughter of wealthy Patrick Devane. Patrick is as cold-blooded as they come. Cuckolded by his wife years before, he's convinced that Abby is not his natural child and treats her as such. He now pours all his energy into posing as a spy for the British while coming to terms with his growing attraction to the headstrong Dakota. Dakota, in turn, finds herself falling hopelessly in love with both Patrick and little Abby. But there can be no future for her in 1779." - Publisher's Weekly review
Somewhere in time by Barbara Bretton( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swept back through time, former lovers Emilie and Zane land in the midst of the American Revolution. Soon Emilie finds herself caught between the man of her own time and a man of the past
The day we met by Barbara Bretton( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggy O'Brien's sisters are gambling that a weekend getaway to Atlantic City is what she needs to lift her spirits, and they are right, because soon after arriving, she meets Conor O'Riley, a man who will change her romantic fortunes forever
Once around by Barbara Bretton( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handyman Rafe Garrick is hired by a beautiful single mother abandoned by her husband, a woman whose empty heart and home he begins to desire to fill
Maybe this time by Barbara Bretton( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When anchor woman Christine Cannon sees her ex-husband Joe, she experienced feelings that she had buried almost six years ago. It would take nothing short of a miracle to bring them together again
One and only by Barbara Bretton( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guilty pleasures by Barbara Bretton( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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