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Duerden, Susan

Overview
Works: 106 works in 400 publications in 1 language and 15,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Novellas 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, 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 )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,139 libraries worldwide
When The New Yorker ran an excerpt of The Tiger's Wife in its 2009 Fiction issue, it was clear an astonishing new talent had arrived in the world of contemporary fiction. The time: the present. The place: a Balkan country ravaged by years of conflict. Natalia, a young doctor, is on a mission of mercy to an orphanage when she receives word of her beloved grandfather's death far from their home under circumstances shrouded in confusion
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 996 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 dressmaker : a novel by Kate Alcott( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 981 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 780 libraries worldwide
In the early twentieth century in Swampsea, Wales, 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
Paris for one & other stories by Jojo Moyes( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away, to anywhere before. Everyone knows traveling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up for their romantic mini-vacation, she has the opportunity to prove everyone, including herself wrong. Alone and in Paris, Nell uncovers a version of herself she never knew existed: independent and intrepid. Could this turn out to be the most adventurous weekend of her life? Also included are eight short stories featuring a cast of strong, relatable women in the midst of their everyday lives
The Eyre affair : a novel by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
There is another 1985, somewhere in the could-have-been, where dodos are regenerated in home-cloning kits and everyone is disappointed by the ending of Jane Eyre. But in this world there are policemen who can travel across time, a Welsh republic - and a woman called Thursday Next
The bride's farewell by Meg Rosoff( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 360 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 347 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 )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 344 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"--
His Majesty's Hope by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 335 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
Postman Pat : the movie ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 309 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?
The rook : a novel by Daniel O'Malley( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 277 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
Oracles of Delphi Keep by Victoria Laurie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 263 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
A lady cyclist's guide to Kashgar : a novel by Suzanne Joinson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 261 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
Mrs. Roosevelt's confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 259 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
The crystal skull by Manda Scott( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 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
Pennyroyal Academy by M. A Larson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 239 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
A murder of magpies by Judith Flanders( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 233 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
The book of the maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
In 1413, a young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a pilgrimage to Rome
The Prime Minister's secret agent : a Maggie Hope mystery by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"For fans of Jacqueline Winspear, Charles Todd, and Anne Perry, The Prime Minister's Secret Agent is a gripping new mystery featuring intrepid spy and code breaker Maggie Hope. And this time, the fallout of a deadly plot comes straight to her own front door. World War II rages on across Europe, but Maggie Hope has finally found a moment of rest on the pastoral coast of western Scotland. Home from an undercover mission in Berlin, she settles down to teach at her old spy training camp, and to heal from scars on both her body and heart. Yet instead of enjoying the quieter pace of life, Maggie is quickly drawn into another web of danger and intrigue. When three ballerinas fall strangely ill in Glasgow--including one of Maggie's dearest friends--Maggie partners with MI-5 to uncover the truth behind their unusual symptoms. What she finds points to a series of poisonings that may expose shocking government secrets and put countless British lives at stake. But it's the fight brewing in the Pacific that will forever change the course of the war--and indelibly shape Maggie's fate"--
 
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Susan Duerden British actress
Susan Duerden Brits actrice
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