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Bond, Jilly

Overview
Works: 81 works in 361 publications in 1 language and 2,456 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Short stories  Humorous fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jilly Bond
Love and devotion by Erica James( Recording )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 32, Harriet Swift thinks she has the perfect life--a satisfying career, her own flat, and a new boyfriend who respects her need for her own space. But when tragedy strikes, and her only sister is killed in a car crash, Harriet is forced to give up her well-ordered life and to help her parents look after her orphaned niece and nephew. Moving back to her childhood home and sacrificing so much doesn't come easily. And before long, Harriet discovers things about her family she never believed possible
If nobody speaks of remarkable things by Jon McGregor( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a street in a town in the north of England, perfectly ordinary people are doing totally normal things. But a terrible event shatters the quiet of the summer evening and no one who witnesses it will ever be the same again
Sands of time by Barbara Erskine( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featured: two intriguing stories that pick up the fortunes of characters from Erskine's earlier novel, Whispers in the Sand. Over twenty tales included, all with a touch of the unexpected
Marrying up by Wendy Holden( Recording )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Alexa may be humbly born, but she's a class-hopping cruise missile aimed at the very top of the tree. Befriending feckless aristo Florrie means the grandest doors swing open, and soon the prince of her dreams is in sight
Bad manors by Lisa Armstrong( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfortunately Butely is damper than the English channel, its patients tighter than a bad facelift and she has to share its ownership with a reclusive stranger who looks at Cat as if she were a particularly nasty strain of foot and mouth. But Cat can never resist a challenge, especially when Toby Marks, the world's Most Handsome Man, is the one offering it. And that's just the start of her problems
Without sin by Margaret Dickinson( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meg Kirkland fears her impudent tongue has caused her father?s dismissal from his job and forced her whole family from their home on Middleditch Farm. Worse still, her father abandons them outside the workhouse. Isaac Pendleton, Master of the workhouse, rules the lives of all those within its walls but when Meg?s mother becomes his latest mistress, Meg is disgusted. Her loyal friend, Jake, born and bred in the workhouse, has a maturity and understanding beyond his years
The secret of happy ever after by Lucy Dillon( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When story-lover Anna takes over Longhampton's bookshop, it's her dream come true. Unpacking boxes filled with childhood classics, Anna can't shake the feeling that maybe her own fairytale ending isn't all that she'd hoped for
Holiday stories by Enid Blyton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wonderful selection of stories to read and share. From sandcastles at the beach to enchanted ice-creams, step into the summer with these delightful characters. Adventure, fun and magic can all be found on holiday with Enid Blyton, who has been delighting readers for more than seventy years
Sashenka. St. Petersburg 1916 by Simon Sebag Montefiore( Recording )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winter, 1916: Rusia on the brink of revolution. Outsider the Smolny Institute for Noble Young Ladies, an English governess is waiting for her young charge to be released from school. But so are the Tsar's secret police. Beautiful and headstrong, Sashenka Zeitlin is just sixteen. As her mother parties with Rasputin and her dissolute friends, Sashenka slips into the frozen night to play her part in a dangerous game of conspiracy and seduction"--Pub. description
Filthy rich by Wendy Holden( Recording )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mary meets gorgeous Monty, heir to a stately pile, romantic bliss seems assured. But after the roof falls in and the pictures are flogged, happiness is thin on the ground. Beth exchanges Holland Park for simple weekends at the country cottage her banker husband's bonus bought. But why don't the locals like them? Uber-WAG Alexandra needs a country mansion-fast. Her footballer boyfriend is being transferred and time is running out. Surely there must be a Hello!-tastic pile somewhere? Meanwhile, Morag is the terror of the village. She's a Stalin against slug pellets who makes her own Weetabix. After the village launches an allotment project they all become dramatically embroiled in a bitter struggle over sex, power and money
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British intelligence agent Felicity "Flick" Clairet must train a group of English women, within days, to blow up the Nazis' main telephone exchange in France and paralyze communications on D-Day. American spymaster Paul Chancellor falls in love with Flick as they plan the mission. Bestseller
Sashenka by Simon Sebag Montefiore( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the best-selling tradition of 'Dr Zhivago' and 'The Island', this is an epic story of revolution, passion and betrayal - and one woman whose extraordinary secret lies uncovered for half a century
Oxford letters by Veronica Stallwood( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kate Ivory returns from holiday, a phone call from a concerned friend gives her some rather alarming news. Apparently Kate's normally vibrant and energetic mother Roz is a shadow of her former self, and looks very ill indeed. When Kate visits her mother, Roz sends her away, insisting that her new friends, the Freemans, are taking care of her. Although the couple seems kind-hearted, something about them disturbs Kate. Are they more interested in her mother's new found wealth than in her health? Kate decides to look into the Freeman's background. In an investigation that takes her right across the country, she uncovers a trail of deception and soon realises that her mother may not be the only one in danger
First lady by Michael Dobbs( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia Edge, mid-30s, attractive, self-sufficient, ambitious. Knowledge is power, and the news that her husband is having an affair is a shattering blow that turns her from dutiful, political wife to masterful manipulator. She is a woman driven by the failings of men and the greed of others to take over their system and undermine it, to repay them in kind. In her favour is the intuition and determination of a wronged wife, and the blind ineptitude of Westminster men. But, as Ginny discovers, there is a high price to pay for reaching to the very top
Vicar's daughter to viscount's lady by Louise Allen( )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seduced, abandoned and pregnant, Arabella Shelley is determined her baby's father will support them. Horrified to discover his death, she is shocked at the demand of his brother, the handsome, inscrutable Viscount Hadleigh. To legitimize her unborn child, she must marry him, instead! As Bella struggles with her unfamiliar, luxurious new lifestyle, and her scandalous desire for her stranger of a husband, will she find a love that matches the passion of their marriage bed?
Innocent courtesan to adventurer's bride by Louise Allen( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrongly accused of theft, innocent Celina Shelley is cast out of the brothel she calls home and flees to Quinn Ashley, Lord Dreycott, for safety. But the heat in the daredevil adventurer's eyes tells Lina that the danger is just beginning. And into the rake's bedroom! Lina dresses like a nun, looks like an angel, but flirts like a professional--and the last thing Quinn expects to discover is that she's a virgin!
Stone cradle by Louise Doughty( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Romany people struggle to survive the changes of the 20th century, the author charts one family's path through persecution and tragedy, asking, can the Romany spirit survive in a century that no longer has space for them?
The luminous life of Lilly Aphrodite by Beatrice Colin( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the clock chimed the turn of the twentieth century, Lilly Nelly Aphrodite took her first breath. Born to a cabaret dancer and soon orphaned in a scandalous murder-suicide, Lilly finds refuge at a Catholic orphanage, coming under the wing of the, at times, severe Sister August, the first in a string of lost loves. There she meets Hanne Schmidt, a teen prostitute, and forms a bond that will last them through tumultuous love affairs, disastrous marriages, and destitution during the First World War and the subsequent economic collapse. As the century progresses, Lilly and Hanne move from the tawdry glamour of the tingle-tangle nightclubs to the shadow world of health films before Lilly finds success and stardom in the new medium of motion pictures and ultimately falls in love with a man whose fate could cost her everything she has worked for or help her discover her true self
The Westerby sisters by M. C Beaton( Recording )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Betty has no interest in the Duke of Collingham. She doesn't care that he's fabulously wealthy, or devastatingly handsome, or impeccably well-dressed. All she sees is an arrogant nobleman with an abrasive personality and an annoyingly persistent streak. And the Duke of Collingham is persistent. He can have any woman in the whole of Society--but the one who won't have him is the only one he wants. And he'll stop at nothing to persuade her
Christmas stories by Enid Blyton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection there is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food, many of the ingredients that have been delighting Enid Blyton's fans for more than seventy years
 
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