Most widely held works by Irene Carr
Katy's men by Irene Carr ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
An independent, bonnie lass, Katy flees the drunken wrath of her father and gets a job with the Ashleigh family's import and export warehouse in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Soon she is back on the street, this time with a child. Once again she finds work and a refuge with ex-soldier Matt Ballard. But trouble lies ahead. As the business prospers and Katy begins to realise where her heart lies, Matt's fiancee, the father of her child and the winds of war all conspire against her future happiness.
Jailbird's daughter by Irene Carr ( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Alison Grant is just five when her father is sent to prison for murder. Her mother blackens his character and when she's taunted at school for being a jailbird's daughter, she feels ashamed of him. Then Doreen Grant abandons Alison and the little girl goes to live with her grandmother, the housekeeper at Bellhanger House. As she becomes friends with the owner's nephew, she tells him her mother is dead and her father is a ship's captain...It is the beginning of a new life of betrayal and deception, which continues when Alison leaves Bellhanger House after her grandmother's death. She begins to dream of owning a chain of cafes and of becoming a lady. But her family's shaming secret will come back to haunt her once more.
Emily by Irene Carr ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 libraries worldwide
This gritty saga begins with a child found alone on the quay who says her name is Emily. The Jacksons take her in but who is she?
Love child by Irene Carr ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
In post-reformation England, Priscilla Eversleigh tries to fight off the man who ravaged her, who wants to possess her daughter, and who is seperating her from the man she truly loves.
Rachel by Irene Carr ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Orphaned at a young age, Rachel is left penniless and alone in the streets of turn-of-the-century Newcastle. Determined to follow her mother's advice, she embraces the opportunity of an education so she can rise to the position of governess. When she lands a post with a good family she believes her struggle is over - until she is blamed for a crime she hasn't committed. Moving to another job, she faces even greater adversity when she finds herself at the mercy of an unscrupulous employer. In spite of her indomitable spirit, Rachel is soon destitute and without prospects. Then she learns that her eccentric uncle has left her his house in Sunderland. But it comes with a heavy price: she can only inherit if she marries her childhood friend Martin, a man who has caused her embarrassment in adult years, and who she has vowed never to befriend.
Fancy woman by Irene Carr ( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
The harsh urban life of 1900s Sunderland is no place for Laura, and as she grows into a beautiful, innocent young woman, her determined spirit brings nothing but trouble. In love with wealthy Ralph, she flees to London, rejected by his family and threatened by her cruel stepfather. But there she finds only heartache and treachery. Amidst the hardship and brutality of World War I she is forced to think twice about everything she holds dear, and when the bloodshed finally ceases she faces another struggle - with her past. The fancy woman must return to the scornful streets of her birthplace; unbeknown to her, it may offer love, in the last place she'd ever imagine looking.
Liza by Irene Carr ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Unjustly sacked as a lady's maid to an English family in Belgium, Liza returns to Britain penniless. Aboard the SS FLORENCE GREY she meets spoilt, rich Cecily Spencer who, keen to seek adventure in London, persuades Liza to switch identities for a month. Liza agrees, and, trading her rags for riches, moves in with Cecily's guardian William. As a member of the Spencer family, Liza is exposed to old rivalries and feuds that go back for generations. And when she falls in love, she is torn apart by conflicting loyalties. Will she lose everything if the man she loves finds out who she really is? A riveting tale of family secrets, of the different hardships facing those living upstairs or downstairs, and of a powerful romance.
Lovers meeting by Irene Carr ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
When she is just a child, Josie Langley is thrown out of the family home. Her grandfather, whose thriving shipyard was once the pride of Victorian Monkwearmouth, has never forgiven his eldest son for marrying the serving girl, Josie's mother. Moving from Sunderland to London where she and her mother find kitchen work, Josie struggles against poverty and misfortune. Her past catches up with her and, lured back to Sunderland, she meets the two men who are to have a devastating impact on her life.
Chrissie's children by Irene Carr ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Chrissie has worked hard to give her children the opportunities she never had. In the summer of 1923 her husband's shipyard is facing ruin, but Chrissie vows to hold her family together.
Mary's child by Irene Carr ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Chrissie's early childhood is rosy, she works hard to help her loving parents in Sunderland's ship-building community. Then tragedy strikes and Chrissie is taken in by her uncle. When the intentions of her new master become clear, she determines never again to be at the mercy of such a man.
Tender loving care : the Salvation Army Nurses' Fellowship at work by Irene Carr ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The hand of God : stories of people and places by Irene Carr ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The touch of God by Irene Carr ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Little mother major : the story of Enid Lee a courageous missionary in Celebes by Irene Carr ( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Breakdance : 2-part accompanied by Giorgio Moroder ( )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Effects of music on electroencephalogram patterns of normal females by Irene Carr ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Union list of journals, magazines, and newsletters in East-West Center Resource Materials Collections, September 1, 1980 by East-West Center ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Abandoned children Adopted children Biography Brothers and sisters Carr, Irene Children of criminals Christian life City and town life Deception England England, Northern England--England, North East England--London England--Sunderland (Tyne and Wear) English fiction Evangelistic work Families Fiction Friendship Historical fiction Historical fiction, English History Indonesia Indonesia--Celebes Inheritance and succession Large type books Lee, Enid Love stories Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Miscellanea Missionaries Missions Mistresses Poor women Providence and government of God--Christianity Sagas Salvation Army Salvation Army Nurses' Fellowship Shipbuilding Shipyards Social aspects Social classes Social history Talking books Women Women sailors Working class families World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)