Most widely held works by Laura Hicks
One thousand white women by Jim Fergus ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
An Indian request in 1854 for 1,000 white brides to ensure peace is secretly approved by the U.S. government in this alternate-history novel. Their journey west is described by May Dodd, a high-society woman released from an asylum where she was incarcerated by her family for an affair.
Burn out by Marcia Muller ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter with a troubled, highly secretive Native American woman begins to haunt her dreams, and even though she is determined not to investigate anything during her stay--and perhaps not ever again--McCone is drawn into the plight of the young woman and her dysfunctional family. A murder and traces of violence at a deserted resort lead her across the desert and into Nevada, and finally to a remote and isolated ranch, where danger lies closer that she expects and where her future and life itself may hang in the balance.
Puppet by Joy Fielding ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Amanda Travis is a high-powered, 28 year old lawyer whose greatest likes are spinning classes at her Palm Beach gym and a complaint jury. As for what she hates, they include nicknames, the color pink, clients who don't follow her advice, and memories.
Queen of broken hearts by Cassandra King ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
It's not easy being the Queen of Broken Hearts. Just ask Clare, who has willingly assumed the mantle while her career as a divorce coach thrives. Now she's preparing to open a permanent home for the retreats she leads, on a slice of breathtaking property on the Alabama coast owned by her mother-in-law. While Clare has no problem helping the hundreds of men and women who seek her advice to mend their broken hearts, healing her own is another matter entirely. Falling in love again is the last thing she wants. So when Lex--a charismatic, charming, burly sea captain--moves to town to run the marina, Clare insists they remain friends and nothing more. But even though she fights it, she begins to fall for him--and then finds she has a rival, his estranged wife Annalee.
Street dreams by Faye Kellerman ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
LAPD Officer Cindy Decker finds a newborn abandoned in a dumpster. With the advice of her father, Peter Decker, she hunts for the mother through inner-city Hollywood.
One false move by Alex Kava ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Melanie Starks and her seventeen-year-old son Charlie are about to get out of the con job business, until her brother has the perfect plan for a big score and he needs Melanie's help. But everything goes terribly wrong. Only one thing is clear: A line has been crossed. Suddenly there's no turning back, and there is nothing left to lose.
Over the edge by Suzanne Brockmann ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Lt. Teri Howe, a naval reserve helicopter pilot and Senior Chief Stan Wolchonok go on a mission to rescue an American senator's daughter who was on a hijacked jet. During the mission the line between friends and lovers begins to blur, pushing both their lives over the edge.
Into the night by Suzanne Brockmann ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
It was supposed to be an elaborate demonstration of SEAL rescue techniques to celebrate a presidential visit to a California naval base. Professional, no-nonsense White House staffer Joan DaCosta arrives early to scope out the area. Assigned to be her SEAL liaison is Lt. (jg) Mike Muldoon - strong, decisive, tough, and fearless. When tension mounts between them, fueling a growing attraction, a sinister danger is lurking, as terrorists plot a daring attack against the president. Soon Joan and Muldoon must not only risk their hearts - but their very lives ...
The same sweet girls by Cassandra King ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Every two years a group of Southern women gets together for a reunion, and each has an incredible story to tell about the course her life has taken.
The Museum of Dr. Moses [tales of mystery and suspense by Joyce Carol Oates ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
"In 'The Man Who Fought Roland LaStarza' a woman's world is upended when she learns the brutal truth about a family friend's death--and what her father is capable of. Meanwhile, a businessman desperate to find his missing two-year-old grandson in 'Suicide Watch' must determine whether the horrifying tale his junkie son tells him about the boy's whereabouts is a confession or a sick test. In 'Valentine, July Heat Wave' a man prepares a gruesome surprise for the wife determined to leave him. And the children of a BTK-style serial killer struggle to decode the patterns behind their father's seemingly random bad acts, as well as their own, in 'Bad Habits.' In these and other stories, Joyce Carol Oates explores with bloodcurdling insight the ties that bind--or worse" -- from publisher's web site.
Good in bed by Jennifer Weiner ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
A "plus-size" pop culture reporter discovers her ex-boyfriend has been writing about their love life, describing it as an "act of courage."
Ordinary life [stories by Elizabeth Berg ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
In Ordinary Life, Mavis McPherson locks herself in the bathroom for a week, and no, she isn't contemplating getting a divorce, she just needs time to think, and she comes to a surprising conclusion.
Ordinary life stories by Elizabeth Berg ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
In this superb collection of short stories, Elizabeth Berg takes us into remarkable moments in the lives of women, when memories and events come together to create a sense of coherence, understanding, and change. The adult daughter in "Caretaking" remembers her childhood as she learns how to cope with her mother's Alzheimer's disease. Couples whose relationships are at a dead end learn things about themselves in unexpected ways, such as one pair who examine the fallout of the wife's affair while playing a word-association game. The Charlotte Observer has said, "Berg captures the way women think as well as any writer." Those qualities of wisdom and insight are everywhere present in Ordinary Life.
The Sunday wife by Cassandra King ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Married for 20 years to the Reverend Benjamin Lynch, a handsome, ambitious minister of the prestigious Methodist church, Dean Lynch has never quite adjusted her temperament to the demands of the role of a Sunday wife. When her husband is assigned to a larger and more demanding community in the Florida panhandle, Dean becomes fast friends with Augusta Holderfield, a woman whose good looks and extravagant habits immediately entrance her. As their friendship evolves, Augusta challenges Dean to break free from her traditional role as the preacher's wife. Just as Dean is questioning everything she has always valued, a tragedy occurs, providing the catalyst for change in ways she never could have imagined.
Demons are forever confessions of a demon-hunting soccer mom by Julie Kenner ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
It isn't easy when your daughter's figured out that her mom's a demon hunter--and wants to grow up to be just like her. Or when you suspect your dead husband used the forces of darkness to filch the body of another human. And your living husband isn't the man you married anymore either. Moreover, Kate's acquired a precious but deadly item that every demon within commuting distance wants. With husband woes playing havoc with her emotions, an ambitious teenage protegee at her heels, and hell to pay, this stay-at-home mom is putting in a lot of overtime.
This dame for hire by Sandra Scoppettone ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
When her boss, the owner of a private investigation firm, joins the Army during World War II, secretary Faye Quick reluctantly takes on the job of private detective and discovers that she has an aptitude for solving crimes.
Coast road by Barbara Delinsky ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
When his ex-wife has a car accident, architect Jack McGill leaves his job and latest girlfriend to fly to her bedside in Carmel, California. Finding her in a prolonged coma, he moves into her home to look after two resentful daughters.
Star garden a novel of Sarah Agnes Prine by Nancy E Turner ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
In the latest diary entries of pioneer woman Sarah Agnes Prine, Nancy E. Turner continues Sarah's extraordinary story as she struggles to make a home in the Arizona Territory. It is winter 1906, and nearing bankruptcy after surviving drought, storms, and the rustling of her cattle, Sarah is shocked when her son brings home a bride who was slated to become a nun. Meanwhile, neighbor Udell Hanna is pressing for Sarah to marry him, despite her reservations. But then a stagecoach accident puts Sarah in the path of three strangers, who will forever change her life.
Carpe demon by Julie Kenner ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Lots of women put their careers aside once the kids come along. Kate Connor, for instance, hasn't hunted a demon in ages. That must be why she missed the one wandering through the San Diablo Wal-Mart. Unfortunately, he managed to catch her attention an hour later, when he crashed into the Connor house, intent on killing her. Now Kate has to dispose of a dead demon and pull together a dinner party, all without arousing her family's suspicion. Worse yet, it seems the dead demon didn't come alone. It's time for Kate Connor to go back to work.
Fleeced by Carol Higgins Clark ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Regan Reilly tries to solve the mystery of two deaths and missing diamonds for a friend while attending a crime conference organized by her mother.
Abandoned children Audiobooks Audiobooks Bank robberies California California--Los Angeles Cheyenne Indians Clergy Decker, Peter (Fictitious character) Demonology Diary fiction Divorce therapy Domestic fiction Domestic fiction, American Eccentrics and eccentricities Female friendship Fiction Florida--Palm Beach Hijacking of aircraft Interracial marriage Lazarus, Rina (Fictitious character) Little Wolf,--d. 1904 Love stories, American Manners and customs Married women McCone, Sharon (Fictitious character) Monk, Adrian (Fictitious character) Mothers Mothers and daughters New York (State)--New York Police Policewomen Presidents Presidents--Staff Private investigators Sound recordings Southern States Suburban life Talking books Terrorism--Prevention Trials (Murder) United States United States.--Navy.--SEALs Women Women helicopter pilots Women lawyers Women pioneers Women private investigators World War (1939-1945) Young women