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Boyd, Judith

Works: 141 works in 356 publications in 1 language and 7,469 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PR6057.R259, 823.914
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Publications about Judith Boyd
Publications by Judith Boyd
Most widely held works by Judith Boyd
Katherine Swynford : the story of John of Gaunt and his scandalous duchess by Alison Weir( file )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Recounts one of the love stories of medieval England. This is a tale of an exceptional woman, Katherine Swynford, who became first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster
Bad heir day by Wendy Holden( file )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Anna Farrier learns the hard way that in some careers, highpowered connections mean far more than actual talent. So, she becomes an assistant to Cassandra Knight author of scorching blockbusters whose real forte is social climbing. Unfortunately, the ad Anna answered is Cassandra's latest plan to bamboozle someone into becoming a nanny to her son Zak- a post no one in their right mind would want
A pacifist's war by Frances Partridge( file )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
The Second World War is usually expressed in terms of those who fought in it. Frances Partridge's diary shows a different aspect -- the effect on those left behind
The lady in the tower : the fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Accused of adultery, incest, and treason, Anne Boleyn is locked in the Tower of London on May 2, 1536. Despite maintaining her innocence, she's quickly condemned to death. Soon, one sword stroke sends her into eternity. But as her remains rot in the sun--unblessed by coffin, marker, or funeral--few know the truth behind her swift demise
A fine place for death by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murder of a teenage girl in Bamford, Chief Inspector Alan Markby seeks out the unknown companion who became the last person to see the victim alive and enlists the help of Meredith Mitchell, who works with another troubled teen
The peacock emporium by Jojo Moyes( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
The only place Suzanna Peacock finds comforts is her shop, which provides a haven for the misfits in town. But she is forced to confront events of the past and her family that have been haunting her for so long. And she discovers that the key to her happiness may have been in front of her all along
Flowers for his funeral by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
When Meredith Mitchell bumps into her old school friend Rachel Hunter at the Chelsea Flower Show, she is shocked to discover that she was the first wife of her companion, Chief Inspector Alan Markby. But the meeting is not the only surprise--before the afternoon is out, Markby has a death on his hands.--
Sheltering rain by Jojo Moyes( file )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
On coronation night the ex-pat community in Hong Kong gathers for a celebration party, and 21-year-old Joy falls in love at first sight. She is engaged within 24 hours, but will not see her fiancé again for a year. Fifteen years later, when Sabine, her mother and grandmother are brought together, not only a deeply buried family secret is discovered, but also some fundamental truths: about the conflict between love and duty, about women's choices, and about mothers and daughters
The Lady Elizabeth : a novel by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
The novel tells the story of Elizabeth I before she becomes Queen. Those who play powerful roles in her childhood include her father, Henry VIII ; Mary, her sister, later a lethal threat ; Edward a rigid & sad little King ; and her mother, Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth learns early that the adult world around her contains many threats that must be negotiated if she is to keep her heart, and her head
Say it with poison by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
When a bloody ox heart, a dead cat, and a murder mar the pre-wedding plans of her godchild Sara, Foreign Service Consul Meredith Mitchell starts making inquiries--using all her diplomatic skills to try and get to the bottom of it all.--
Where old bones lie by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"Set on an isolated archaeological dig in the Cotswolds. When a body is found near the site, the suspects, witnesses and clues all conflict, and the disappearance of a group of New Age travellers just seems to add to the mystery. Superintendent Markby and Meredith Mitchell must untangle the mess, and in doing so find themselves in a dangerous and uncompromising situation."--Container
Murder among us by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Meredith Mitchell's holiday is interrupted by the murder of a local woman at the controversial opening of a country house hotel. Meredith and Chief Inspector Markby must team up once more to find the killer
Vanishing point by Carol Smith( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
When Frankie sees, in a passing train, the unforgettable face of her long-lost love, she turns straight round and goes after him. For she, more than anyone, knows he is dead; was there when it happened, attended the inquest and later served a prison sentence for his manslaughter. Frankie, Cristina, Cassandra, Jenny and Pippa--five women living quie separate lives except for one crucial fact. Each of them has devoted her life to the same duplicitous man. Antwerp, Paris, Venice, Rio, Bath--their lives are very widespread. But when the circles begin to intersect, the only possible ending is murder
Foreign fruit by Jojo Moyes( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Merham is a well-ordered 1950s seaside town. When a group of bohemians takes over a stark Art Deco house on the seafront, the Lottie Swift and Celia Holden are as drawn to its temptations as Merham's citizens are appalled by them. They set in place a chain of events that will have longstanding and tragic consequences for all concerned. Now, fifty years on, Arcadia is returning to life, and its inhabitants stirring up strong feelings again
A season for murder by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Meredith Mitchell and Chief Inspector Markby team up once again to solve the murder of Meredith's neighbour, Harriet, at the Boxing Day Hunt.--
Daughters of fire by Barbara Erskine( file )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Historian and university lecturer, Viv Lloyd Rees resigns from her university post when the BBC express interest in making a programme based on her book on Cartimandua, Celtic queen of the Brigantes and peer of Boudicea
Cold in the earth by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Rack, ruin and murder by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
When old Monty Bickerstaffe finds a dead body in his drawing room it comes as a nasty surprise - the first of many. Monty lives alone in a crumbling Cotswold manor house and the last thing he wants is the police sniffing around his property. Not that he has anything to hide
A restless evil by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
It sends a shiver down Detective Superintendent Alan Markby's spine when he hears tht a rambler has stumbled on human bones in Stovey Woods in the heart of the Cotswolds. Twenty-two years earlier, as a fresh-faced young inpsector, he had a rare failure, in the hunt for a brutal serial rapist preying on local women. After the third rape, the attacker went to ground, never to be heard of again. Now, with a new investigation prompted by the grisly remains, the trail could be warm one more. But almost immediately Markby is confronted with another body and a thoroughly up-to-date murder. Could the two be connected?
Married love and other stories by Tessa Hadley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Lottie announces at the breakfast table that she is getting married. The youngest daughter of a large and close-knit family, Lottie is nineteen but looks five years younger. Her fiance is Edgar Lennox, a composer of religious music and lecturer at Lottie's university, forty-five years her senior
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