Most widely held works by Suzy Aitchison
Clatterford. The complete season two ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
"Set in a small West Country town, Jennifer Saunders' enchanting comedy follows the continuing exploits of ex-practice nurse Sal Vine and the memorable, and not a little eccentric, members of the local Guild"--Container.
Quite honestly by John Mortimer ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Life couldn't be better for Lucinda Purefoy. She's got a steady boyfriend, a degree in social sciences from Manchester University, and the offer of a high-powered job in advertising. With all this good fortune, isn't it appropriate for her to give something back to society? With her newly minted membership in Social Carers, Reformers, and Praeceptors (SCRAP for short), an organization that recruits women to become the guides, philosophers, and friends to ex-convicts coming out of prison, Lucy finds herself standing outside the gates of Wormwood Scrubs waiting to greet a career burglar called Terry Keegan. What happens next--after a short and hostile trip to Burger King--confounds expectations.
The wedding day by Catherine Alliott ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Annie O'Harran is a harassed single mother (of almost teen-aged Flora), she's escaped her faithless first husband with a few shreds of dignity intact, and against all expectations met her hero. David Palmer is a kind and gentle doctor with a private practice in Belgravia, and Annie has a blissful summer ahead to plan their wedding. But first Annie must escape the constant interruptions of her tiny Fulham house, and meet the horrible deadline set by her publisher.
The Witch Wendy stories by Alex Gutteridge ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Three tales about Witch Wendy and her cat Snowflake.
Bridget Jones the edge of reason by Helen Fielding ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
At the end of Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget hiccuped off into the sunset with man-of-her-dreams Mark Darcy. Now she discovers what it is like when you have the man of your dreams actually in your flat and he doesn't do the washing up, not just the whole of this week, but ever.
Ms Wiz smells a rat & Ms Wiz supermodel by Terence Blacker ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Ms Wiz smells a rat: Ms Wiz has asked Podge Harris to look after her talking rat. But Mrs Harris can't stand animals, and Mr Harris hates magic. It's time for a desperate dose of paranormal action. Ms Wiz supermodel: One minute Ms Wiz had agreed to help Katrina with her stressed-out parents, the next she's the crazy, moody star of Yves de Chiqueville's fashion parade. Class three are used to weird behaviour, but are they ready for Ms Wi, supermodel - container.
A married man by Catherine Alliott ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
When Lucy Fellowes is offered a dream house in the country, she leaps at it. It's hard enough living in London on an uncertain income, but when you're widowed with two small boys it's even harder. And anyway, a rural retreat will bring her closer to Charlie, the only man in four years to make her heart beat faster. Perfect. Or it would be. If only he didn't belong to someone else.
The wives of Bath by Wendy Holden ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Two wildly different couples meet in an antenatal class and loathe each other on sight. Flashy Hugo and Amanda plan a five-star birthing experience with private hospitals and maternity nurses. Right-on Alice and Jake want a home delivery with whale music. But baby Theo has barely arrived before Hugo and Amanda hit problems: Hugo fails miserably to bond with his son and Amanda, meanwhile, decides motherhood is boring. . . This is a romantic comedy about first-time parents and forbidden love.
Olivia's luck by Catherine Alliott ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
When Olivia's husband Johnny announces 'I don't care what colour you paint the hall, I'm leaving', Olivia is understandably devastated. Left with an eccentric troop of builders camping in her back garden, a ten-year-old daughter with 'attitude' and a neurotic neighbour intent on foisting cast-off men in her direction, Olivia's dream home is suddenly less than dreamy.
Olivia Joules and the overactive imagination by Helen Fielding ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Enter Olivia Joules: fearless, dazzling, independent beauty-journalist turned master-spy. From the white heat of Miami to the implants of LA, the glittering waters of the caribbean to the deserts of Arabia, Olivia Joules pits herself against the forces of terror, armed with a hatpin, razor-sharp wits and a very special underwired bra. And how could a girl not be drawn to the alluring Pierre Ferramo? But is he really a major terrorist bent on the Western world's destruction? Or is is all just a product of Olivia Joules's overactive imagination?
Not that kind of girl by Catherine Alliott ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Henrietta Tate has always taken her role as a full-time mother and home-maker very seriously. She's never had time for anything else. But now she and her family have moved to a house in the country, she finds herself less than fulfilled.
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a year in the life of Bridget Jones, a single, thirtysomething woman on a perpetual quest for self-improvement, as she struggles to cope with relationships, weight control, and other baffling complexities of modern life.
Ms Wiz goes to Hollywood & Ms Wiz and the sister of doom by Terence Blacker ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Ms Wiz goes to Hollywood: Shelley Kelly has always dreamed of meeting her favourite celebrities - now she has won a competition to see them in Hollywood. In Ms Wiz and the Sister of Doom, it is a dark and stormy Friday the thirteenth when a stranger appears at St Barnabas school.
In control, Ms Wiz? and Ms Wiz - millionaire by Terence Blacker ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
To stop the local library being closed down, Ms Wiz has sprinkled special powder over a few books to bring them to life. But is Ms Wiz really in control? In 'Ms Wiz Millionaire', 'Dodgy Dave' Lightly has just met a paranormal operative who can predict the winning numbers in the lottery. Suddenly Dodgy Dave and Ms Wiz are rich beyond their wildest dreams.
The great escape by Natalie Haynes ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
While cleaning windows at a laboratory a cat begs Millie to help him escape. He wants to find out why he and his friends were kidnapped and why someone is trying to make cats that talk!
The real thing by Catherine Alliot ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Everyone's got one - an old boyfriend they never fell out of love with, they simply parted because the time wasn't right. And for thirty-four year old Tessa, it's Patrick Cameron, the gorgeous, moody, rebellious boy she met at seventeen; the boy her vicar father thoroughly disapproved of; the boy who had left her to go to Italy to paint. And now he's back.
The nanny by Melissa Nathan ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
When Jo takes a nannying job in London to escape her small-town routine and her boyfriend, culture shock doesn't even begin to describe it. Suddenly village life seems terribly appealing.
The waitress by Melissa Nathan ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Katie wants to be a film director. Last week she wanted to be a writer, and the week before that a florist. One thing Katie isn't short of is ambition, but she knows that none of her ambitions are to be a waitress. Unfortunately, Katie is a waitress!
The Old-girl network by Catherine Alliott ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Dreamy, scatty and impossibly romantic, Polly McLaren is a secretary in an advertising agency, but the day a stranger on a train catches her eye, her life changes for ever. This American Romeo, who's recognised her old school scarf, begs Polly to help him find his missing Juliet. Over an intoxicating dinner at the savoy, Polly agrees to play Cupid and her investigations begin. The last thing she needs now, however, is trouble from the men in her life.
The secret life of Evie Hamilton by Catherine Alliott ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Wife of successful, handsome Ant and mother of high-achieving, accomplished Anna, Evie's biggest worry in life is whether or not she can fit a manicure in on her way to fetch Anna from clarinet lessons. <p>But all that is about to change. One sunny Oxford morning a letter - a ticking time-bomb - lands on Evie's doormat and up-ends her comfortable life. Something she could never have anticipated has been waiting in the wings to sabotage everything she holds dear, and it's not going away.
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