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Duerden, Susan

Overview
Works: 60 works in 204 publications in 1 language and 11,487 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Love stories 
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 )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,214 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 963 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 )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 960 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 952 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 515 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
Mr. Chartwell [a novel] by Rebecca Hunt( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 402 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 295 libraries worldwide
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
The rook by Steven James( file )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A richly inventive and suspenseful thriller that marks the ambitious debut of Daniel O'Malley
The crystal skull by Manda Scott( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 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
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
A lady cyclist's guide to Kashgar a novel by Suzanne Joinson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 244 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 book of the maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
In 1413, a young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a pilgrimage to Rome
The ugly duchess by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 236 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
A kiss at midnight by Eloisa James( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 220 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
When beauty tamed the beast by Eloisa James( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 216 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?
Along came a duke by Elizabeth Boyle( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 194 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
When the duke returns by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 190 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
His Majesty's Hope by Susan Elia MacNeal( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 188 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
Duchess by night by Eloisa James( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 186 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?
 
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