Book List in Order:20 titles

  • Ann Bridge, besides being a famous author, was also, in her own words, “a person who frequently has, when awake, inexplicable ‘knowings’ of events taking place at a distance: and, in dreams, am informed, sometimes uncomfortably, of facts of whi...


  • While on her last assignment with British Intelligence in Morocco, the widowed Julia Probyn Jamieson meets and is strongly attracted to an Irish country lawyer, Gerald O'Brien, who is travelling with friends of hers. O'Brien has asked Julia to marry ...


  • The last thing recently widowed Julia Probyn expects to find on the lush and charming island of Madeira is a clue to her husband's mysterious death, for Colonel Jamieson perished somewhere in the wilds of Central Asia while on a top-secret mission fo...


  • This Ann Bridge novel of international intriuge and romance will delight the author's old fans and enchant new ones. Beautiful Hetta Paloczy, heroine of The Portuguese Escape, now is married to Richard Atherley, Counsellor at the British Embassy in M...


  • In Julia Probyn's fifth adventure, first published in 1965, Julia moves to a remote French mountain village near the Spanish border, while her husband, a British Intelligence agent, is on a secret assignment. As always, adventures comes Julia's way. ...


  • Julia Probyn-an old friend of many readers-is sailing off the west coast of Scotland. On the desolate island of Erinish Beg, she and her cousin are startled to see a sky-blue pole rise up out of the ground at their feet. Military Intelligence sends C...


  • This novel records the lives of a group of English diplomats in Budapest from the Spring of 1940, up to the entry of the Germans which compels them to leave in Easter 1941. Crossing the Russian frontier en route for Moscow and the U.S.A., an episode ...


  • Julia Probyn, like most people, knew very little about anonymous numbered accounts in Swiss Banks. Until her cousin, Colin Munro, asked her to look into the matter of one containing a fortune, for his fiancée Aglaia Armitage, left to her by her Gree...


  • When Julia Probyn came to sun-lit Portugal to cover a royal wedding for her paper, the last thing she expected was to find herself involved in the escape of an important Hungarian priest, ruthless Communists who pursued him, and the affairs of a youn...






  • When Julia undertook to find her cousin, Colin Munro, last heard of sailing a yacht off the north coast of Africa, the quest seemed lighthearted enough. But, before she had finished, she was involved with Moorish antique dealers, a Belgian woman arch...


  • Set in Budapest in the spring of 1941, Hope - a spoilt but attractive society girl and daughter of a leading American business man - finds herself playing the lead in a dangerous and most unexpected affair of underground intrigue, through the machina...


  • Feride and Nilufer, accustomed to the elegance and protection of an old, aristocratic society, were suddenly forced by their love for the men they had married to become pioneers for the freedom of their countrywomen! The revolution started by the sen...



  • Ann Bridge takes the little-known country of Albania for her background recreating the primitive grandeur of the country. The Albanian way of life demonstrates a noble standard of values that is rapidly disappearing under the pressure of modern mater...


  • A story of Spain and its Civil War, and a pair of star-crossed lovers. This new novel has many virtues, all of them attractive -- picturesque montage, an appealing cast, substantial-and often exciting -- action, and her usual quality writing. - Kirku...


  • Fleeing from her failed marriage, Rose Pelham seeks sanctuary in Peking, China, with her cousins, Anastasia and Antony Lydiard. The romantic attentions of Captain Hargreaves are a welcome distraction from her woes, but in the society of Anglicised 19...


  • In Enchanter's Nightshade, first published in 1937, Bridge presents her reader with a "period piece" of Italian provincial society and distributes our sympathies over a surprising range of characters, several of whom touch on individual tra...


  • "She lay in bed, listening to the nightingales and the river under her window, and asking herself with a sort of exasperated astonishment whether she could really be falling in love with Nicholas." Even though she is a renowned painter Lady Kilmic...


  • "Most girls who come to Peking leave it engaged, generally to the wrong man; and nearly all women leave Peking with a broken heart," said Mrs. Leicester. Amber Harrison was a bit different--she arrived in Peking with a broken heart. But China pr...


  • Laura Leroy inhabits the two realms of her Oxford past and Peking present. Into her current world of exotic beauty and brutality comes Vinstead, a professor from Cambridge and a reminder of all she has left behind. A picnic party leaves for the hills...