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Lyons, Susan 1957-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 126 publications in 1 language and 6,759 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6057.R386, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Susan Lyons
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones ( )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Matilda watches as all the foreigners flee her homeland--all but one, the white man Mr. Watts. Amidst the ruins of the town schoolhouse, Watts reads Dickens' Great Expectations to the children, thus sparking their imaginations and giving them hope in a chaotic world
Remarkable creatures a novel by Tracy Chevalier ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Mary is struck by lightning, she is gifted with the ability to see hidden fossils. But when she finds a skeleton, she soon faces the trials of a male-dominated scientific society
The headhunters by Peter Lovesey ( )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An innocent discussion about killing the boss leads friends Gemma and Jo into real-life murder
The chemistry of tears a novel by Peter Carey ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Museum curator Catherine's affair comes to an abrupt end with her married lover's untimely death. Denied outward grief by the nature of their relationship, Catherine retreats into isolation. Delving into notebooks more than a century old, she feels a growing connection to Henry Brandling, who in 1854 gave life to a mechanical creature
The centurion's wife by T. Davis Bunn ( )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leah, a young Jewess of mixed heritage, is secretly commissioned to discover the truth behind the death of an obscure rabbi in the Roman backwater of first-century Palestine while also being engulfed in her own turmoil--facing the prospect of an arranged marriage to a Roman soldier, Alban, who seems to care for nothing but his own ambitions as leader of the Roman garrison near Galilee
The murder of Bindy MacKenzie by Jaclyn Moriarty ( )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Class brain Bindy Mackenzie has alienated her entire high school but when she realizes someone is trying to kill her, she has to make friends in order to get help
The white queen by Philippa Gregory ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprisoning Elizabeth's sons--the rightful heirs--and forcing her to flee. Humiliated and grief-stricken, Elizabeth unleashes her most effective weapon--her eldest daughter
Incendiary a novel by Chris Cleave ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a woman's four-year-old son and husband are killed in a suicide bombing at a London soccer match, the woman writes a letter directly to Osama bin Laden to convince him to stop his attacks. The woman then takes a job helping the anti-terrorism effort, but outside her doors, the world feels like a war zone--and it pushes her to desperation
The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family's ambitious plots as the king's interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister, Anne. Then Mary knows that she must defy her family and her king, and take her fate into her own hands
Angelica by Arthur Phillips ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Constance marries Joseph Barton, she believes she's found the perfect husband and protector. But three miscarriages and one troubled birth later, Constance begins to fear Joseph. She keeps their daughter Angelica in the bedroom to protect the girl, but eventually Joseph orders the practice to stop. Unsure what to think of her husband and concerned for Angelica's safety, Constance feels her dread grow when she senses a supernatural presence in the house. She seeks the help of a spiritualist, but it may already be too late
The hidden flame by T. Davis Bunn ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abigail is pursued by two suitors, a Hebrew merchant and a Roman soldier, but neither man wins her heart and. Now an approaching upheaval threatens her faith and courage
Blue Monday a novel by Nicci French ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frieda Klein is a brilliant psychotherapist who finds herself hunting down a kidnapper. When five-year-old Matthew Farraday goes missing, all of London is in an uproar--including Frieda, who recalls a patient haunted by dreams of snatching a child matching Matthew's description. To find the child before it's too late, Frieda must journey to a very dangerous place--the mind of a psychopath
The Damascus way by T. Davis Bunn ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As persecution of Christians intensifies, Julia--a merchant's daughter--finds hope in a new faith. When Jacob is hired to guard her father's caravan, Julia and the young man are drawn together--unaware they both are secretly delivering messages to believers scattered by persecution
Before the poison by Peter Robinson ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood composer Chris Lowe mourns the death of his wife by returning home to his native Yorkshire, where he buys the desolate Kilnsgate House. Soon Chris discovers Kilnsgate's past--a man murdered 60 years ago, his wife convicted of the crime--and becomes convinced that the woman was innocent. As Chris' investigation deepens, it becomes increasingly entwined with his own search for closure
Rival to the queen by Carolly Erickson ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale inspired by the rivalry between Elizabeth I and her cousin, Lettice Knollys, follows the queen's decision not to marry in spite of her love for the ambitious Earl of Leicester, who secretly marries Lettie at a terrible cost
The white queen by Philippa Gregory ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprisoning Elizabeth's sons--the rightful heirs--and forcing her to flee. Humiliated and grief-stricken, Elizabeth unleashes her most effective weapon--her eldest daughter
The darkest kiss by Keri Arthur ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Half-vampire, half-werewolf Riley Jenson must use all the dhampire powers at her command as she tracks two vicious serial killers--one who targets high-society strumpets and their lovers, and the other who selects victims with tragic pasts
Bride, bought and paid for by Helen Bianchin ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romy returns home to her new teaching job and to her father who has embezzled company funds and taken money from a loan shark to gamble. Now on the brink of going to prison, she confronts the man she ran away from a few years ago to ask for his help. Now he offers his help, but she has to marry him
The last letter from your lover by Jojo Moyes ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than forty years after a car accident causes Jennifer Stirling to lose her memory on the day she planned to leave her husband for a mysterious lover, journalist Ellie becomes obsessed by the story and seeks the truth in the hopes of revitalizing her career
Reign of madness a novel by Lynn Cullen ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon the death of Queen Isabella, Juana of Castile ascends to the Spanish throne. But her reign is fraught with danger as her husband, Philippe the Handsome, and her father, King Ferdinand II, both vie for the crown and control of a vast empire
 
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