WorldCat Identities

Boyd, Carole

Works: 528 works in 1,388 publications in 2 languages and 11,562 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Epistolary fiction  Bildungsromans  Romance fiction  Novellas  Monologues (Music)  Interviews 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Singer, Performer, Other, Contributor, Illustrator, Actor, Creator
Classifications: PR6063.C4, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carole Boyd
The northern clemency by Philip Hensher( )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm Glover disappears the night the Seller family moves to Sheffield. From then on, the families' destinies are forever entwined
Classic women's short stories by George Eliot( Recording )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in English and German and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect. "The Garden Party" is one of her most famous, while "Daughters of the Late Colonel" shows a wonderful sense of wit
Walton Façade( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Susan by Jane Austen( Recording )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intelligent and beautiful, yet manipulative Lady Susan Vernon, recently widowed, strives for nothing more than to obtain financial security for both herself and her unruly, yet shy daughter Frederica
Lovers and liars by Josephine Cox( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1902. Emily is sixteen and blissfully in love with John, two years her senior. Together they are secretly planning a life, when they are brutally driven apart. Denied a man she loves, and dominated by a brutally possessive uncle, Emily is devastated when she is cruelly taken advantage of. When a child is born, her life is in tatters. And she cannot reveal the identity of the father to anyone, or there will be a terrible price to pay
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi( Recording )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy-tale romances end with a wedding, and the fairy tales don't get complicated. In this book, the celebrated writer Mr. Fox can't stop himself from killing off the heroines of his novels, and neither can his wife, Daphne. It's not until Mary, his muse, comes to life and transforms him from author into subject that his story begins to unfold differently
Live the dream by Josephine Cox( Recording )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luke Hammond: handsome, rich, charismatic, cursed by private tragedy. Amy Maitland: humble and kind with a good-but wounded-heart. When they meet by chance in a cafe run by Amy's best friend Daisy, love takes hold. But neither are sure that they can dare to love again. And what of Luke's public life, hidden from Amy? The owner of a large factory, he is a pillar of the community, married-though in name only. Amy is torn between her head and her heart, but her sense of honor is paramount-and when she discovers his true identity, she is thrown into even greater turmoil"--Publisher's web site
Songbird by Josephine Cox( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Bedford, four students can hear the haunting voice of a woman singing. The beautiful melody is coming from their neighbour - a reclusive creature who never opens the door to anyone or leaves her home in daylight. Madeleine Delaney is driven by a dangerous memory that for more than twenty years has controlled her existence. Madeleine's voice and looks capture the hearts of many, but she only has eyes for Steve Drayton - a handsome but terrifying man. Then one night she witnesses a crime, and her life is changed forever. Ellen's kindness rescues Madeleine from utter devastation. But in order to survive, they must flee London, leaving behind those they dearly love - and danger follows them wherever they go
1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. It opens with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. Also included here are rarities from 18th, 19th, and 20th century novels and children's books
Atonement by Ian McEwan( Recording )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, 13-year old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Watching her is Robbie Turner, her childhood friend who, like Cecilia, has recently come down from Cambridge. By the end of that day the lives of all three will have been changed forever
Journey's end by Josephine Cox( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It has been over twenty years since Vicky Maitland has set foot on English soil, twenty years since she left the city of Liverpool with her three children, bound for America and a new life - and leaving her beloved husband Barney behind. Nervous and afraid, with a fateful letter burning in her pocket, she is here in search of the truth. Why did Barney turn against them all so suddenly, so cruelly? Only her old friend Lucy Baker knows what happened back then. Lucy promised Barney she would never tell his secret. But now it is time to break her silence and explain the events of so long ago. As the past weighs heavily on Lucy's heart, other ghosts are also stirring-and intent on revenge. Will they finally catch up with Vicky and Lucy?"
Chanel : an intimate life by Lisa Chaney( Recording )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionizing women's dress, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was the twentieth century's most influential designer. Her extraordinary and unconventional journey--from abject poverty to a new kind of glamour--helped forge the idea of modern woman. Unearthing an astonishing life, this remarkable biography shows how, more than any previous designer, Chanel became synonymous with a rebellious and progressive style
Bad boy Jack by Josephine Cox( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deserted by the two women in his life, Robert Sullivan is left to raise three-year-old Nancy and her seven-year-old brother Jack. Unable to cope with his feelings of loss and the rebellious behaviour of his young son, Robert is driven to abandon his children to those he sincerely believes can provide them with a better life. However, after a chance encounter with a stranger, he has a change of heart and decides to go back for them. But, on the way there, he is involved in a horrific accident
The beachcomber by Josephine Cox( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, two strangers arrive in West Bay. In this place, they both hope to rebuild their lives, yet someone is trying to wreck their search for happiness
The journey by Josephine Cox( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three strangers are thrown together by chance. It's an encounter which is destined to change all of their lives for ever
Rainbow days by Josephine Cox( Recording )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood sweethearts, Silas and Cathleen, plan to start a life together. But a jealous woman is determined to ruin their happiness
Abdication : a novel by Juliet Nicolson( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1936. The year began with the death of a beloved king and the ascension of a charismatic young monarch, sympathetic to the needs of the working class, glamorous and single. By year's end, the world would be stunned as it witnessed that new leader give up his throne in the name of love, just as the unrest and violence that would result in a second World War were becoming impossible to ignore
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Recording )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great novels of 19th century England, Middlemarch is concerned with the blighted marriage of a young idealistic woman, but also presents a vivid portrait of England during the 1830's
Lady's maid by Margaret Forster( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was Elizabeth Barrett's lady's maid. But "Wilson" was more than that. She was a confidante, friend and conspirator in Elizabeth's forbidden romance with Robert Browning. Wilson stayed with Elizabeth for sixteen years, through every trial and crisis, and when Wilson's affairs took a dramatic turn she expected the same loyalty from Elizabeth
Mary Anne by Daphne Du Maurier( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Anne knew the grinding heel of poverty, and determined it would never grind her again. With beauty, brains, ambition, and the glittering decadence of Regency London to sustain her, she chose the only route that could take a cockney girl to the top - as mistress to the Royal Duke of York. But soon she provoked a scandal that rocked the country, placed the Duke on trial before Parliament, and risked losing Mary Anne everything
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Classic women's short stories
Classic women's short storiesLady SusanLovers and liarsLive the dreamSongbird1000 years of laughter : an anthology of classic comic proseAtonementJourney's end
Alternative Names
Boyd, Carole.

Carole Boyd actrice britannique

Carole Boyd actrice uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (1947-)

Carole Boyd actriu britànica

Carole Boyd actriz británica

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English (274)

German (1)