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Furnivall, Kate

Overview
Works: 54 works in 266 publications in 15 languages and 8,504 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6106.U765, 823.92
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Publications about Kate Furnivall
Publications by Kate Furnivall
Most widely held works by Kate Furnivall
The jewel of St. Petersburg by Kate Furnivall( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
Russia, 1910. Valentina Ivanova is the darling of St. Petersburg's elite aristocracy--until her romance with a Danish engineer creates a terrible scandal and her parents push her into a loveless engagement with a Russian count. Meanwhile, Russia itself is bound for rebellion. With the Tsar and the Duma at each other's throats, and the Bolsheviks drawing their battle lines, the elegance and opulence of Tsarist rule are in their last days. And Valentina will be forced to make a choice that will change not only her own life, but the lives of those around her forever
The White Pearl by Kate Furnivall( Book )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
Malaya, 1941. Connie Thornton plays her role as a dutiful wife and mother without complaint. She is among the fortunate after all-the British rubber plantation owners reaping the benefits of the colonial life. But Connie feels as though she is oppressed, crippled by boredom, sweltering heat, a loveless marriage. . . Then, in December, the Japanese invade. Connie and her family flee, sailing south on their yacht toward Singapore, where the British are certain to stand firm against the Japanese. En route, in the company of friends, they learn that Singapore is already under siege. Tensions mount, tempers flare, and the yacht's inhabitants are driven by fear. --Publisher
The Russian concubine by Kate Furnivall( Book )
44 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 998 libraries worldwide
In 1928, Lydia Ivanova and her mother struggle to make ends meet in China's whites-only International Settlement, where Lydia meets Chang An Lo, who endangers Lydia's life when his anti-communist activities draw the attention of the government, leaving him to trust Lydia to protect the priceless jewels he has stolen
The red scarf by Kate Furnivall( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Once, Russia was a place split between breathtaking wealth and desperate poverty. Now, as the country conforms under Stalin's violent rule, a young woman becomes a fugitive, and a storied hero turns into a living, breathing man
Shadows on the Nile by Kate Furnivall( Book )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
"1912 London. Jessie Kenton hears her young brother, Georgie, scream in the middle of the night and wakes up the next morning to find him gone. Her parents never speak of him again. 1932. Twenty years later, Jessie is haunted by the same nightmare. Her other brother, Timothy, has inexplicably vanished from her parents' home. Wracked by guilt because of her failure to ever find Georgie, and convinced that the two events must be related, she sets out on a quest to find Timothy. She plunges into a mysterious world of seances and mystics, nebulous clues and Egyptian artifacts. With the help of a dashing and impoverished aristocrat, Sir Montague Chamford, Jessie follows the trail into the alien, swirling sands of the Egyptian desert. Amid the ancient intrigue and blistering heat, a powerful romance sparks between Jessie and Monty. But they must first confront the demons of Jessie's past-and reveal the dark secrets that threaten not only Timothy's life but theirs as well"--
The far side of the sun by Kate Furnivall( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
"The Bahamas, 1943. Hoping to escape her turbulent past, twenty-three-year-old Dodie Wyatt has fled to Nassau. But the world is at war, and one night the peaceful life she has created for herself is shattered when she discovers a man dying in an alleyway ... Ella Stanford is married to a powerful diplomat who's been appointed to keep the Duke of Windsor far from his Nazi friends in Germany. And in this city now teeming with danger, Ella has her own secrets--ones that threaten to tear apart her safe and ordered life ... When Ella's world collides with Dodie's, they find themselves caught in the spiral of violence and greed ripping through Nassau. But Dodie falls deeply in love with a mysterious American stranger on the island, and together they fight to uncover the truth behind the bloodshed while struggling to keep each other alive in this perilous new world ..."--
The Italian wife by Kate Furnivall( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
"The New York Times bestselling author of The Russian Concubine returns with a stunning new novel set in Mussolini's Italy. Isabella Berotti is an architect, helping to create showpieces that will reflect the glory of her country's Fascist leaders. She is not a deeply political sort, but designing these buildings of grandiose beauty helps her forget about the pain she's felt since her husband was murdered years ago. One of her greatest accomplishments is the clock tower in the town of Bellina, outside Rome. But as she is admiring it one day, a woman approaches her, asking her to watch her ten-year-old daughter. Minutes later, to Isabella's horror, the woman leaps to her death from that very clock tower. There are photos of the woman right after the suicide, taken by Roberto Falco. A propaganda photographer for Il Duce, he is expected to show his nation in the most flattering light. But what Roberto and Isabella have seen reflects a more brutal reality, and in a place where everyone is watching and friends turn on friends to save themselves, their decision to take a closer look may be a dangerous mistake"--
The girl from Junchow by Kate Furnivall( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
An epic journey of love and discovery from the national bestselling author of"The Russian Concubine" and "The Red Scarf."
Russische kamille by Kate Furnivall( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
"China, 1929. For years Lydia Ivanova believed her father was killed by the Bolsheviks. But when she learns he is captive in Stalin-controlled Russia, the fiery-haired girl is willing to leave everything behind - even her Chinese lover, Chang An Lo. Journeying with her half-brother Alexei, Lydia begins a dangerous search. Tension grows between the two; for while Alexei is searching for his past, Lydia is looking for her future. Will that future include Chang An Lo? And will her father want this intrusion from the past? But when Alexei disappears, Lydia is left almost penniless in Soviet Russia - and doubting the choices she has made. Surrounded by dangers, she searches for information and soon finds herself entangled with a Russian officer. But Chang An Lo has not forgotten Lydia. He knows things about her father that she does not. And while he races to protect her, she is prepared to risk treacherous consequences to discover the truth."--Publisher description
Under a blood red sky by Kate Furnivall( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 270 libraries worldwide
" Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933: Sofia Morozova knows she has to escape. Only two things have sustained her through the bitter cold, aching hunger and hard labour: the prospect of one day walking free; and the stories told by her friend Anna, beguiling tales of a charmed upbringing in Petrograd - and of Anna s fervent love for a passionate revolutionary, Vasily. So when Anna falls gravely ill, Sofia makes a promise to escape the camp and find Vasily: to chase the memory that has for so long spun hope in both their hearts. But Sofia knows that times have changed. Russia, gripped by the iron fist of Communism, is no longer the country of her friend s childhood. Her perilous search takes her from industrial factories to remote villages, where she discovers a web of secrecy and lies, but also bonds of courage and loyalty -and an overwhelming love that threatens her promise to Anna."--Back cover
The liberation by Kate Furnivall( Book )
8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Hungarian and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Italy, 1945: as British and American troops attempt to bring order to the devastated cities, its population fights each other to survive. Caterina Lombardi is desperate - her mother has abandoned them already and her brother is being drawn into the mafia. Early one morning, among the ruins of the bombed Naples streets, she is forced to go to extreme lengths to protect her family and in doing so forges a future very different to the one she expected. But will the secrets of her family's past be her downfall?
The betrayal by Kate Furnivall( Book )
4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Could you kill someone? Someone you love? Paris, 1938. Twin sisters are divided by fierce loyalties and by a terrible secret. The drums of war are beating and France is poised, ready to fall. One sister is an aviatrix, the other is a socialite and they both have something to prove and something to hide
De wilde orchidee by Kate Furnivall( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Een jong meisje vlucht met haar moeder na de Russische revolutie van 1917 naar China. Daar moeten zij een nieuw bestaan zien op te bouwen
Shadows on the Nile by Kate Furnivall( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 65 libraries worldwide
1912, London. Jessie Kenton hears her young brother, Georgie, scream in the middle of the night and wakes up the next morning to find him gone. Her parents never speak of him again. 1932. Twenty years later, Jessie is haunted by the same nightmare. Her other brother, Timothy, has inexplicably vanished from her parents' home. Wracked by guilt because of her failure to ever find Georgie, and convinced that the two events must be related, she sets out on a quest to find Timothy. She plunges into a mysterious world of seances and mystics, nebulous clues and Egyptian artifacts. With the help of a dashing and impoverished aristocrat, Sir Montague Chamford, Jessie follows the trail into the alien, swirling sands of the Egyptian desert. Amid the ancient intrigue and blistering heat, a powerful romance sparks between Jessie and Monty. But they must first confront the demons of Jessie's past-and reveal the dark secrets that threaten not only Timothy's life but theirs as well
The white pearl by Kate Furnivall( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Malaya, 1941. As the glamourous wife of a plantation owner, Connie Hadley's life appears pampered and comfortable. But she is hiding devastating secrets that could destroy her marriage. Life is changed for ever on the day of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. As Japanese aircraft attack the town of Palur, Connie takes the decision to flee to Singapore on the family's boat, The White Pearl. She sails with her husband and son, three friends and the enigmatic boat dealer Fitzpayne, who is the only one who can navigate the islands of the South China Sea. In desperation, short of food and constantly in danger; tensions arise on the yacht and anger casues deadly divisions between friends
Under a blood red sky by Kate Furnivall( file )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933. Sofia Morozova has to escape. All that sustains her are the beguiling tales of her friend Annas upbringing in Petrograd - and Annas fervent love for a passionate revolutionary, Vasily. So when Anna falls gravely ill, Sofia makes a promise to escape the camp and find Vasily. But time is running out, and time, Sofia knows, is something neither she nor Anna has
The jewel of St. Petersburg, Kate Furnivall by Kate Furnivall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Bajo un cielo rojo sangre by Kate Furnivall( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"Siberia, 1933. Sofia Morozova, prisionera del campo de trabajos forzados Davinsky, sabe que debe escapar. Lo único que la mantiene con vida a pesar del frío insoportable y el trabajo inhumano son las historias que le relata su amiga Anna, historias cautivadoras de su infancia como niña mimada en Petrogrado, y sobre el ardoroso amor que siente por Vasily, un apasionado revolucionario. Cuando Anna cae gravemente enferma, Sofia le promete que escapará del campo e irá en busca de Vasily. Pero Rusia, que ahora se encuentra en las poderosas garras del comunismo, ya no es el país de la niñez de su amiga. La peligrosa búsqueda de Sofia la lleva desde fábricas industriales hasta remotas aldeas, donde descubre una red de secretos y mentiras, pero también coraje y lealtad. Y, lo más importante, un amor profundo que supone una amenaza a la promesa hecha a Anna..."--from amazon.com
The Italian wife, Kate Furnivall by Kate Furnivall( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Diamonds in the dust by Kate Furnivall( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A short story from the national bestselling author of The Russian Concubine ... It is 1942, and the war has come to Darwin, Australia. Japanese planes bring fear to the streets as air raids spit death from the skies. The best way to survive is to keep your head down, but Hatti Hoot'red-haired and six foot tall'doesn't exactly blend in with the crowd. When Hatti spots two men looting a jewelry shop during one of the raids, she intervenes and scares them off. The diamonds they had taken lay abandoned in the street, and Hatti is tempted. So is Maya, a willful young Malayan girl who also spots the treasure in the dust. But before either can react, a police officer steps in, accusing them of theft. Suddenly everything starts to go wildly wrong ... Praise for the novels of Kate Furnivall: "Furnivall deftly evokes the details of a bygone era." ' Publishers Weekly "An engrossing adventure that sweeps readers in lush waves of drama and romance." ' Library Journal DON'T MISS: Includes a special preview chapter from Furnivall's latest novel, The White Pearl
 
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English (141)
Dutch (18)
Spanish (8)
Czech (8)
French (5)
Croatian (4)
Serbian (3)
Russian (3)
Turkish (3)
Slovenian (2)
Macedonian (2)
Polish (2)
Hungarian (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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