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Lyons, Susan 1957-

Works: 64 works in 336 publications in 1 language and 11,891 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Christian fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Author
Classifications: PR6057.R386, 823.914
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Publications about Susan Lyons
Publications by Susan Lyons
Most widely held works by Susan Lyons
Remarkable creatures : a novel by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
Growing up fascinated with the fossils she collected on the beach, Mary Anning blossomed into a skillful amateur archaeologist. When she discovers an intriguing fossilized skeleton, townspeople and religious authorities react viciously. Barred from the scientific community and in love with an unavailable man, Mary turns to Elizabeth Philpot, a London exile, for friendship. Together, they look to make their way in the evolving nineteenth century through archaeology and scientific discovery
My life as a fake by Peter Carey( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
In the 1950's poet Christopher Chubb teaches Australia a lesson about pretension when he composes a body of sexually charged poems, then dupes a trendy literary magazine into believing the poems were written by the late Bob McCorkle, an undiscovered genius. But the trick backfires, and soon Chubb finds himself tormented by the very monster he creates. Decades later a literary editor named Sarah Wode-Douglass begins peeling back the layers of the Chubb mystery in of all places, Malaysia--where the reclusive poet remains in hiding.--
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones( file )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
It is Bougainville in 1991 - a small village on a tropical island. Weeks have passed since the last day of school as, quietly, war is encroaching from the other end of the island. When the villagers' safe, predictable lives come to a halt, Bougainville's children are surprised to find the island's only white man re-opening the school. Mr Watts explains he will introduce the children to Mr Dickens. The children think a foreigner is coming to the island. They are shocked to discover their acquaintance with Mr Dickens will be through Mr Watts' reading of Great Expectations. But on an island at war, the power of fiction has dangerous consequences. Imagination and beliefs are challenged by guns
The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family's ambitious plots as the king's interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister, Anne. Then Mary knows that she must defy her family and her king, and take her fate into her own hands
The chemistry of tears : a novel by Peter Carey( Sound Recording )
19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Museum curator Catherine's affair comes to an abrupt end with her married lover's untimely death. Denied outward grief by the nature of their relationship, Catherine retreats into isolation. Delving into notebooks more than a century old, she feels a growing connection to Henry Brandling, who in 1854 gave life to a mechanical creature
The headhunters by Peter Lovesey( file )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
An innocent discussion about killing the boss leads friends Gemma and Jo into real-life murder
The forever girl by Alexander McCall Smith( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
At age 4, Clover chooses her own name. At age 6, she falls in love with her best friend, James, with whom she happily spends all her time. But in the adult world, things are not so simple: at the same time that Clover's mother finds she's fallen out of love with her husband, she realizes that James's father is interested in her. As the children grow into adulthood, their connection becomes more complicated as well: James drifts away from Clover, but she keeps him in her sights: she attends the same college in Scotland and then follows him to London, Sydney, Singapore, rebuilding her life in every city, hoping each time that James will see what he is missing. As Clover and James, and their parents, navigate their irresistible but baffling mazes of emotion, we are given a beautifully realized tale about how love, even if unrequited, can shape a life
The centurion's wife by T. Davis Bunn( file )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Leah, a young Jewess of mixed heritage, is secretly commissioned to discover the truth behind the death of an obscure rabbi in the Roman backwater of first-century Palestine while also being engulfed in her own turmoil--facing the prospect of an arranged marriage to a Roman soldier, Alban, who seems to care for nothing but his own ambitions as leader of the Roman garrison near Galilee
The murder of Bindy MacKenzie by Jaclyn Moriarty( file )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Class brain Bindy Mackenzie has alienated her entire high school but when she realizes someone is trying to kill her, she has to make friends in order to get help
The white queen by Philippa Gregory( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprisoning Elizabeth's sons--the rightful heirs--and forcing her to flee. Humiliated and grief-stricken, Elizabeth unleashes her most effective weapon--her eldest daughter
Me before you by Jojo Moyes( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life, and has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will is acerbic, moody, and bossy. But Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected
Second life by S. J Watson( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
She loves her husband. She's obsessed by a stranger. She's a devoted mother. She's prepared to lose everything. She knows what she's doing. She's out of control. She's innocent. She's guilty as sin. She's living two lives. She might lose both
Incendiary : a novel by Chris Cleave( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
When a woman's four-year-old son and husband are killed in a suicide bombing at a London soccer match, the woman writes a letter directly to Osama bin Laden to convince him to stop his attacks. The woman then takes a job helping the anti-terrorism effort, but outside her doors, the world feels like a war zone--and it pushes her to desperation
The murder of Mary Russell : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Mary Russell is used to dark secrets--her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell cannot possibly be true, yet she believes him--as surely as she believes the threat of the gun in his hand. In a devastating instant, everything changes. And when the scene is discovered--a pool of blood on the floor, the smell of gunpowder in the air--the most shocking revelation of all is that the grim clues point directly to Clara Hudson. Or rather to Clarissa, the woman she was before Baker Street. The key to Russell's sacrifice lies in Mrs. Hudson's past. To uncover the truth, a frantic Sherlock Holmes must put aside his anguish and push deep into his housekeeper's secrets--to a time before her disguise was assumed, before her crimes were buried away. There is death here, and murder, and trust betrayed. And nothing will ever be the same
Angelica by Arthur Phillips( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
When Cosntance marries Joseph Barton, she believes she's found the perfect husband and protector. But three miscarriages and one troubled birth later, Constance begins to fear Joseph. She keeps their daughter Angelica in the bedroom to protect the girl, but eventually Joseph orders the practice to stop. Unsure what to think of her husband and concerned for Angelica's safety, Constance feels her dread grow when she senses a supernatural presence in the house. She seeks the help of a spiritualist, but it may already be too late
The last letter from your lover by Jojo Moyes( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
More than forty years after a car accident causes Jennifer Stirling to lose her memory on the day she planned to leave her husband for a mysterious lover, journalist Ellie becomes obsessed by the story and seeks the truth in the hopes of revitalizing her career
The outlandish companion : in which much is revealed regarding Outlander, Dragonfly in amber, Voyager, and drums of autumn (and their author), including detailed synopses, commentary, controversy, glossaries, bibliographies and genealogies, TV shows, and other useful information by Diana Gabaldon( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
A guide to the Outlander series, time-travel romances featuring Claire Beauchamp Randall, a Red Cross nurse. Included are synopses of novels, biographies, family trees and pronunciation help
The hidden flame by T. Davis Bunn( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Abigail is pursued by two suitors, a Hebrew merchant and a Roman soldier, but neither man wins her heart and. Now an approaching upheaval threatens her faith and courage
The Damascus way by T. Davis Bunn( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 libraries worldwide
As persecution of Christians intensifies, Julia--a merchant's daughter--finds hope in a new faith. When Jacob is hired to guard her father's caravan, Julia and the young man are drawn together--unaware they both are secretly delivering messages to believers scattered by persecution
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Alternative Names
Susan Lyons actrice australienne
Susan Lyons actrice uit Australië
Сьюзэн Лайонс
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