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Duerden, Susan

Overview
Works: 64 works in 229 publications in 1 language and 12,493 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  Love stories  Fantasy 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 1,216 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 dressmaker a novel by Kate Alcott( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 980 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
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 966 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
Chime by Franny Billingsley( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 947 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
The Eyre affair a novel by Jasper Fforde( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 511 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
Mr. Chartwell [a novel] by Rebecca Hunt( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 398 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?
The bride's farewell by Meg Rosoff( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 395 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 310 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"--
The crystal skull by Manda Scott( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 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
The rook a novel by Daniel O'Malley( file )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
A richly inventive and suspenseful thriller that marks the ambitious debut of Daniel O'Malley
Oracles of Delphi Keep by Victoria Laurie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 261 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 kiss at midnight by Eloisa James( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 251 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 248 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 239 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
The book of the maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
In 1413, a young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a pilgrimage to Rome
When beauty tamed the beast by Eloisa James( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 218 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 215 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 210 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 )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 209 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 )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 198 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 facade, 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
 
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