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Duerden, Susan

Overview
Works: 47 works in 166 publications in 1 language and 8,048 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Juvenile works  Epistolary fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3619.H3365, 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 )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,220 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 988 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. Juliet Ashton, a London 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. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail to meet these people with whom she has found connection
The bride's farewell by Meg Rosoff( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 401 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
Princess Elizabeth's spy [a Maggie Hope mystery] by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 316 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"--
A kiss at midnight by Eloisa James( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Miss Kate Daltry doesn't believe in fairy tales...or happily ever after.Forced by her stepmother to attend a ball, Kate meets a prince...and decides he's anything but charming. A clash of wits and wills ensues, but they both know their irresistible attraction will lead nowhere. For Gabriel is promised to another woman--a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfill his ruthless ambitions
A lady cyclist's guide to Kashgar a novel by Suzanne Joinson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 250 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 ugly duchess by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
When she discovers that her husband, James, married her only for her dowry, Theodora Saxby, known by the ton as the Ugly Duchess, is devastated until James launches a campaign to prove that he really loves her
When beauty tamed the beast by Eloisa James( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
"Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a beauty. Naturally, she's betrothed to a beast. ... Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her heart by a man who may never love her in return. If she decides to be very wicked indeed, what price will she pay for taming his wild heart?
Duchess by night by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Harriet, Duchess of Berrow, is tired of her title and the responsibilities that come along with it. Enough with proper tea parties and elegant balls; what Harriet really wants is to attend an outrageous soiree where she can unleash her wildest whims and desires. But to attend such an event--especially if the event in question is Lord Justinian Strange's rollicking fete, filled with noble rogues and rotters, risqué ladies and illicit lovers--would be certain scandal. That's why she must disguise herself... Looking forward to a night of uninhibited pleasure, Lord Strange is shocked to discover that beneath the clothes of a no-good rake is the most beautiful woman in the room. Why is a woman like her risking her reputation at his notorious affair? And can he possibly entice her to stay... forever?
Along came a duke by Elizabeth Boyle( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A young lady with a fortune is subject to all sorts of untoward attentions by the worst sort of vagrants, says Aunt Allegra. A lesson Tabitha Timmons, a penniless spinster, has never needed to heed. That is, until she is left a vast fortune payable only upon her marriage to the very respectable Mr. Barkworth-- a match that offers little chance of discovering exactly what her aunt means by "untoward attentions." But the same can't be said when the Duke of Preston happens along Tabitha's path. He spies a rebellious streak in her that matches his own and he makes it his mission to save her from such a passionless match, interfering in her life at every turn. All too soon, Preston--whose very name spells ruin--has Tabitha caught between the good fortune that guarantees her security, and his kiss, which promises an entirely different kind of happily-ever-after
His Majesty's Hope by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 213 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
Three weeks with Lady X by Eloisa James( file )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
The next fabulous romance by New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James. Having made a fortune, Thorn Dautry, the powerful bastard son of a duke, decides that he needs a wife. But to marry a lady, Thorn must acquire a gleaming, civilized façade, the specialty of Lady Xenobia India. Exquisite, headstrong, and independent, India vows to make Thorn marriageable in just three weeks. But neither Thorn nor India anticipate the forbidden passion that explodes between them... Thorn will stop at nothing to make India his. Failure is not an option. But there is only one thing that will make India his... the one thing Thorn can't afford to lose... his fierce and lawless heart
When the duke returns by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The Duchess of Cosway yearns for a man she has never met... her husband. Married by proxy as a child, Lady Isidore has spent years fending off lecherous men in every European court while waiting to meet her husband. She's determined to accept him, no matter how unattractive the duke turns out to be. When she finally lures Simeon Jermyn back to London, his dark handsomeness puts Isidore's worst fears to rest--until disaster strikes. The duke demands an annulment. Forsaking his adventuresome past, Simeon has returned to London ready to embrace the life of a proper duke, only to find that his supposed wife is too ravishing, too headstrong, and too sensual to be the docile duchess he has in mind. But Isidore will not give up her claim to the title--or him--without a fight
Park lane by Frances Osborne( file )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"When eighteen-year-old Grace Campbell arrives in London in 1914, she's unable to fulfill her family's ambitions and find a position as an office secretary. Lying to her parents and her brother, Michael, she takes a job as a housemaid at Number 35, Park Lane, where she is quickly caught up in lives of its inhabitants-- in particular, those of its privileged son, Edward, and daughter, Beatrice, who is recovering from a failed relationship that would have taken her away from an increasingly stifling life. Desperate to find a new purpose, Bea joins a group of radical suffragettes and strikes up an intriguing romance with an impassioned young lawyer. Unbeknownst to each of the young women, the choices they make amid the rapidly changing world of WWI will connect their chances at future happiness in dramatic and inevitable ways" -- Container
An affair before Christmas by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Magic under the mistletoe . . .One spectacular Christmas, Lady Perdita Selby, known to her friends and family as Poppy, met the man she thought she would love forever. The devilishly attractive Duke of Fletcher was the perfect match for the innocent, breathtakingly beautiful young Englishwoman, and theirs was the most romantic wedding she had ever seen. Four years later, Poppy and the duke have become the toast of the ton . .
The twelfth enchantment by David Liss( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
After the death of her father, Lucy Derrick is forced to maintain a shabby dignity as an unwanted boarder with her unpleasant uncle, fending off marriage to the local mill owner, Mr. Olson. But her prospects of even that unwanted match are complicated by the appearance of a beautiful stricken man who appears on the family doorstep begging her not to marry Mr. Olson just as he collapses. This appearance seems to open the door to a series of increasingly strange occurrences surrounding Lucy
The Prime Minister's secret agent a Maggie Hope mystery by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 160 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?
The duke is mine by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
For Olivia Lytton, betrothal to the Duke of Canterwick--hardly a Prince Charming--feels more like a curse than a happily-ever-after. At least his noble status will help her sister, Georgiana, secure an engagement with the brooding, handsome Tarquin, Duke of Sconce, a perfect match for her in every way...every way but one. Tarquin has fallen in love with Olivia... Quin never puts passion before reason. And reason says that Georgiana is his ideal bride. But the sensual, fiery, strong-willed Olivia ignites an unknown longing in him--a desire they are both powerless to resist. When a scandalous affair begins, they risk losing everything--Olivia's engagement, her sister's friendship, and their own fragile love. Only one thing can save them--and it awaits in the bedroom, where a magnificent mattress holds life-changing answers to the greatest romantic riddle of all
Lady Vernon and her daughter [a novel of Jane Austin's Lady Susan] by Jane Rubino( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
After the death of her husband Lady Vernon and her daughter are left penniless. They go to her husband's brother who promised to look after the women and encounter indifference from him and distrust from his wife. Based on the novella Lady Susan, by Jane Austen
This duchess of mine by Eloisa James( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Scandalous Jemma Beaumont and proper polititian Elijah Beaumont were always like oil and water. It came as no surprise to anyone when Jemma left to thrill all of France with her antics shortly after their wedding. But no one expected her return home ready to play the part of dutiful wife, least of all her husband
 
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