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Duerden, Susan

Overview
Works: 90 works in 327 publications in 1 language and 13,425 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Motion pictures  Animated films  Children's films  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3613.A2774, 813.6
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Publications about Susan Duerden
Publications by Susan Duerden
Most widely held works by Susan Duerden
The tiger's wife [a novel] by Téa Obreht( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
In a Balkan country mending from years of conflict, Natalia, a young doctor, arrives on a mission of mercy at an orphanage by the sea. By the time she and her lifelong friend Zóra begin to inoculate the children there, she feels age-old superstitions and secrets gathering everywhere around her. Secrets her outwardly cheerful hosts have chosen not to tell her. Secrets involving the strange family digging for something in the surrounding vineyards. Secrets hidden in the landscape itself
The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society a novel by Mary Ann Shaffer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
It's a book club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island. One writer converses in letters with the Society's members, learning about their lives, their island, their taste in books, and the impact that the recent German occupation has had on all of them
The dressmaker a novel by Kate Alcott( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
A spirited young maid on board the Titanic captures the attentions of two men, a kindhearted sailor and an enigmatic Chicago millionaire, and barely escapes with her life before witnessing media scorn targeting her famous designer mistress
Chime by Franny Billingsley( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
In the early twentieth century in Swampsea, seventeen-year-old Briony, who can see the spirits that haunt the marshes around their town, feels responsible for her twin sister's horrible injury until a young man enters their lives and exposes secrets that even Briony does not know about
The Eyre affair a novel by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Sleuth extraordinaire Thursday Next likes few things more than curling up with a good book. Unfortunately, as long as Acheron Hades is on the loose, Thursday won't be getting much rest. With his penchant for killing characters from literary classics, Acheron is keeping busy. Luckily, Thursday is hot on his trail, eager to save the innocent protagonists
The bride's farewell by Meg Rosoff( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
1850 in rural England, and not wanting to suffer the burden of caring for an ever-increasing number of children like her mother, Pell runs away from home on horseback the day she's to marry her childhood sweetheart
Mr. Chartwell a novel by Rebecca Hunt( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
July 1964. Chartwell House, Kent: Winston Churchill wakes at dawn. There's a dark, mute "presence" in the room that focuses on him with rapt concentration. It's Mr. Chartwell. Soon after, in London, Esther Hammerhans, a librarian at the House of Commons, goes to answer the door to her new lodger. Through the glass she sees a vast silhouette the size of a mattress. It's Mr. Chartwell. Charismatic, dangerously seductive, Mr. Chartwell unites the eminent statesman at the end of his career and the vulnerable young woman. But can they withstand Mr. Chartwell's strange, powerful charms and his stranglehold on their lives? Can they even explain who or what he is and why he has come to visit?
Princess Elizabeth's spy [a Maggie Hope mystery] by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
"Susan Elia MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, Mr. Churchill's secretary. Now Maggie returns to protect Britain's beloved royals against an international plot--one that could change the course of history. As World War II sweeps the continent and England steels itself against German attack, Maggie Hope, former secretary to Prime Minister Winston Churchill, completes her training to become a spy for MI-5. Spirited, strong-willed, and possessing one of the sharpest minds in government for mathematics and code-breaking, she fully expects to be sent abroad to gather intelligence for the British front. Instead, to her great disappointment, she is dispatched to go undercover at Windsor Castle, where she will tutor the young Princess Elizabeth in math. Yet castle life quickly proves more dangerous--and deadly--than Maggie ever expected. The upstairs-downstairs world at Windsor is thrown into disarray by a shocking murder, which draws Maggie into a vast conspiracy that places the entire royal family in peril. And as she races to save England from a most disturbing fate, Maggie realizes that a quick wit is her best defense, and that the smallest clues can unravel the biggest secrets, even within her own family"--
Postman Pat : the movie ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Postman Pat is about to become an overnight sensation as he is propelled into the spotlight after singing in a TV talent contest. Will the lure of fame convince Pat to leave the village of Greendale behind? And will he bring his trusty black and white cat Jess along for the ride?
Oracles of Delphi Keep by Victoria Laurie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
In 1938, three orphans--Theo, Carl, and Ian, ages ten to thirteen--lead three teachers through a portal that takes them from Dover, England, to Morocco in their quest to locate six silver boxes before the ancient prophecies therein are found by the evil Demogorgon's offspring
The Thickety : a path begins by J. A White( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Hand in hand, the witch's children walked down the empty road. When Kara Westfall was six years old, her mother was convicted of the worst of all crimes: witchcraft. Years later, Kara and her little brother, Taff, are still shunned by the people of their village, who believe that nothing is more evil than magic . . . except, perhaps, the mysterious forest that covers nearly the entire island. It has many names, this place. Sometimes it is called the Dark Wood, or Sordyr's Realm
The crystal skull by Manda Scott( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Stella and Kit Cody find the crystal skull hidden in the 16th century by the benefactor of Kit's college. The skull is one of thirteen and according to Mayan prophecy all thirteen must be in their appropriate places on December 12, 2012 to avert the end of the world
A lady cyclist's guide to Kashgar a novel by Suzanne Joinson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
In 1923, devout Eva English and her not-so-religious sister Lizzie embark on a journey to be missionaries in the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar
The rook a novel by Daniel O'Malley( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
'The body you are wearing used to be mine.' So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former self left behind to track down the agents who want to destroy her. She soon learns that she is a Rook, a high-ranking member of a secret organization called the Chequy that battles the many supernatural forces at work in Britain
His Majesty's Hope : a Maggie Hope mystery by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
"World War II has finally come home to Britain, but it takes more than nightly air raids to rattle intrepid spy and expert code breaker Maggie Hope. After serving as a secret agent to protect Princess Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, Maggie is now an elite member of the Special Operations Executive--a black ops organization designed to aid the British effort abroad--and her first assignment sends her straight into Nazi-controlled Berlin, the very heart of the German war machine. Relying on her quick wit and keen instincts, Maggie infiltrates the highest level of Berlin society, gathering information to pass on to London headquarters. But the secrets she unveils will expose a darker, more dangerous side of the war--and of her own past"--Container
The book of the maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
In 1413, a young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a pilgrimage to Rome
Mrs. Roosevelt's confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
After returning to America, Maggie Hope undertakes an investigation into the murder of one of Eleanor Roosevelts aides, in which she must use her code-breaking and espionage skills to outmaneuver a dangerous Nazi plot
A murder of magpies by Judith Flanders( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Book editor Samantha Clair has lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit Lowell, whose new book will deliciously dish the dirt on the fashion industry. But when police inspector Field turns up asking questions about an undelivered package that was addressed to Sam, she knows something is wrong. The messenger sent to deliver the package was murdered, and then Kit goes missing. Now, Sam's nine-to-five life is turned upside down and she is propelled into a criminal investigation
Pennyroyal Academy by M. A Larson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
A girl from the forest enlists at Pennyroyal Academy, where princesses and knights are trained to battle the two great menaces of the day: witches and dragons
The Prime Minister's secret agent a Maggie Hope mystery by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Returning from her undercover mission in Berlin, Maggie Hope has returns to one of her old spy training camps in western Scotland and is drawn against her will into another web of danger, this time involving a terrifying biological weapon secretly developed and stockpiled by Churchill for the anticipated Nazi invasion. Maggie's failure to solve a series of deadly poisonings could endanger the lives of the entire British civilian population--but what will be the cost of success?
 
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