WorldCat Identities

Leishman, Virginia

Works: 119 works in 459 publications in 1 language and 19,060 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Christian fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3551.L2637, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Virginia Leishman
A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor
The great fire by Shirley Hazzard( )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll Flanders gives a charmingly candid view of her life and times, which includes her birth to a petty thief in Newgate prison, prostitution on the streets of eighteenth-century London, and prosperity on a Virginia plantation
The thrall's tale by Judith Lindbergh( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 985 A.D. the life of a Viking thrall in newly settled Greenland is harsh and unforgiving. Katla, a proud, beautiful slave girl, is ostracized because of her arrogant ways and the mystical rosary beads she wears. She survives a violent rape only through the compassion of Thorbjorg, a pagan seeress and shaman. But Katla's daughter--conceived during the rape and reared by Torbjorg to be a shaman--maliciously exploits the pagan teachings to exact revenge on her mother for abandoning her
The tale of Hill Top Farm by Susan Wittig Albert( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1905, and to recover from the loss of her fiancé, Beatrix Potter moves into a small farmhouse in Sawrey. Populated by colorful characters, both human and critter, her new life is full of promise. That is, until a villager dies, and murder is suspected. Now it's up to this amateur sleuth to find a killer roaming the English countryside
Poison by Chris Wooding( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Poison leaves her home in the marshes of Gull to retrieve the infant sister who was snatched by the phairies, she and a group of unusual friends survive encounters with the inhabitants of various Realms, and Poison herself confronts a surprising destiny
Hardly a husband by Rebecca Hagan Lee( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obstinate Marquess Jarrod Shepherdston is not about to take the plunge without protest. He has taken great pains to avoid romance his entire life. But when beautiful Sarah Eckersley shows up on his doorstep with a proposal he can't seem to refuse, Jarrod begins to wonder just what he could be missing
The tale of Holly How : the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Susan Wittig Albert( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The serenity of Hill Top Farm is shattered when a local shephard is murdered. Beatrix Potter--when she's not busy making friends with her fellow villagers--lends her insights to the investigation
Barely a bride by Rebecca Hagan Lee( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griffen Abernathy has sworn an oath never to marry, or, if he must, to never fall in love with his wife. He is forced into wedding when his father insists that he do so before going to war. Lady Alyssa Carrollton wants only to work in her garden, but her mother wont rest until she is married off. When Alyssa and Griffen meet, their mutual distaste for marriage makes them perfectly suited for one another. After he returns from battle, though, he's a different man. He realizes he does have feelings for the woman he left when she was barely a bride--but will she ever come to love him?
Until you by Bertrice Small( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful and independent Rosamund Bolton and her cousin Sir Thomas Bolton leave Friarsgate, England to visit Queen Margaret of Scotland. Shortly after arriving at the court, Rosamund is introduced to the handsome Patrick Leslie, earl of Glenkirk, and they immediately fall in love. Their growing passion is stifled when war breaks out between England and Scotland
The tale of Hawthorn House by Susan Wittig Albert( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Beatrix finds an abandoned infant, Captain Woodcock and Dimity care for the child as Beatrix and her furry and feathered friends search for its mother
The tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood : the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Susan Wittig Albert( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is now 1907, and in her Lake Country village, Beatrix Potter is about to encounter both woodland magic and an intriguing mystery. As she helps some village children look for fairy folk, she stumbles upon evidence that a flame-haired stranger may have dangerous plans
Let me be the one by Jo Goodman( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four handsome gentlemen nicknamed North, South, East, and West, respectively, are proud eligible bachelors who are members of the Compass Club. However, North meets the charming, intelligent Lady Libby Penrose. To seize a mysterious jewel thief, North and Libby are compelled to join forces. Libby foregoes her vow to never fall in love again when she is overwelmed by North's passion and charm. Certain obstacles must be faced by even the most thrilling relationships
Merely the groom by Rebecca Hagan Lee( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin McElreath is getting married. He is giving up his status as a Free Fellow because he has sworn to protect the league and their secret work in the war with France. His bride-to-be, Gillian Davies is in trouble, so her father, the Baron, is using her impressive dowry and a little blackmail to secure a reputation. Honour, nobility, and chivalry may be Colin's first motives for marrying her, but his growing desire for his beautiful bride cannot be ignored. 2005
Mozart's sister by Nancy Moser( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christy Award winner Nancy Moser is the best-selling author of more than 16 popular books of faith and inspiration. In this compelling historical novel, Wolfgang Mozart's little-known sister Nannerl tells the tale of her own bittersweet life. Eleven-year-old Nannerl is arguably the best keyboard player in all of Europe. Yet because her six-year-old brother Wolfie can play almost as well as she, he receives virtually all the praise and adulation. Traveling far and wide with her family, she and her brother perform before the crowned heads of Europe. Social convention and public clamor relegate her to living life in the shadow of a prodigy. But when will Nannerl ever realize her own dreams and aspirations? "Moser's writing is smooth" and replete with "fascinating historical details" Publishers Weekly
Possession : [a romance] by A. S Byatt( Recording )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of England's Booker Prize and a literary sensation Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and a triumphant love story. As a pair of young scholars research the lives of two Victorian poets, they uncover their letters, journals, and poems, and track their movements from London to Yorkshire -- from spiritualist sňces to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany. What emerges is an extraordinary counterpoint of passion and ideas. Performed by Virginia Leishman
A scandalous marriage by Cathy Maxwell( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left pregnant and alone after a scandalous affair ends in abandonment, Leah Carrollton seeks refuge in the country, where she finds safety in the arms of Devon Marshall, Viscount Huxhold, who offers her marriage and a way to give her fatherless child a name
The tale of Briar Bank by Susan Wittig Albert( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert re-imagines Beatrix Potter wearing her sleuthing cap as the village of Sawrey lies buried beneath a blanket of Christmas snow. While she and her animal friends investigate a puzzling death, Miss Potter wonders if she can acknowledge her fondness for Mr. Heelis and still remain loyal to her fiancé's memory
The tale of Applebeck Orchard by Susan Wittig Albert( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his haystacks are burned, Farmer Harmsworth barricades the common path through Applebeck Orchard. Reliable witnesses say the arson was the work of a lantern-bearing specter. But has the culprit left clues Miss Potter can decipher?
Married in haste by Cathy Maxwell( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brenn Owen, the new but impoverished Earl of Merton, is looking for a bride--one rich enough to finance his estate. When he meets Tess Hamlin, he sees a woman who is not only wealthy, but a dazzling beauty as well. To his surprise, Tess quickly accepts his proposal. But behind her eagerness lurks a secret she will do anything to hide from him
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Barely a bride
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The great fireThe thrall's taleBarely a brideUntil youLet me be the onePossession : [a romance]