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O'Malley, Susan

Works: 50 works in 428 publications in 1 language and 10,087 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  History  Detective and mystery fiction  College stories  Fantasy fiction  Golf stories  Drama  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3563.E747, FIC
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Publications by Susan O'Malley
Most widely held works by Susan O'Malley
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( file )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Historic Prince Edward Island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence is the scene of this charming romance, which has captivated generations of readers young and old. Anne, the orphan child who brings happiness and love into the lives of her foster parents, is one of the most beloved heroines in all literature. But life is not kind to her at the start of her great adventure. For when Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, living alone, decide to adopt a child from the local orphanage, they ask for a boy. Their dismay and disappointment are great when a lonely, pathetic little girl is sent by mistake. At first Marilla is determined that Anne must be returned at once to the orphanage, but kindly, warm-hearted Matthew urges that she be given a chance to prove herself. The challenge laid down for this eleven-year-old girl-and the mishaps that befall her before she wins the heart of her foster mother-make up the theme of this stirring tale
Crocodile on the sandbank by Elizabeth Peters( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Amelia Peabody, that indomitable product of the Victorian age, embarks on her first Egyptian adventure armed with unshakable self-confidence, a journal to record her thoughts, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella. Along the way, she meets up with Evelyn Barton-Forbes, the Emerson brothers, and a lively mummy. How Amelia arranges all to her satisfaction is just one of the pleasures of theis delightfully witty mystery
Anne of the island by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
The free-spirited Anne Shirley has a beautiful way of looking at the world and touching our hearts. In this, the third volume of the Anne of Green Gables series, the irrepressible Anne dreams of the woman she hopes to be when she decides to leave Green Gables and her beloved Prince Edward Island for college. She is eager for new adventure. But now she faces difficult choices involving her secret aspirations to be a writer and her hopes of finding the right person to marry
Anne of Avonlea by L. M Montgomery( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Anne of Green Gables, the engaging orphan, just "half-past sixteen," becomes a schoolma'am in a small village on Prince Edward Island
The curse of the pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody Emerson and her archaeologist husband are busy raising their young son; yet Amelia dreams only of the dust and detritus of ancient civilizations. Happily, circumstances are about to demand their immediate presence in Egypt. Sir Henry Baskerville had just discovered a tomb in Luxor when he promptly died under bizarre circumstances. The tabloids scream of "The Curse of the Pharaohs!" Amelia and her husband arrive to find the camp in disarray and the workers terrified. A ghost even appears. It is not at all what Amelia considers an atmosphere conducive to scientific discovery. Thus the indomitable Victorian sets about bringing order to chaos and herself close to danger
The deeds of the disturber by Elizabeth Peters( file )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
When the body of a night watchman is found sprawled in the shadow of a rare 19th-Dynasty mummy case, panic ensues. No one doubts that the guard's untimely demise is the work of an ancient Egyptian curse. No one, that is, except that tart-tongued Victorian Egyptologist, Amelia Peabody, whose remarkable talent for criminal investigation has frustrated villains from London to Cairo. Now fresh from her daring exploits in exotic Egypt, Amelia, her sexy archaeologist husband, Emerson, and their catastrophically precocious son, Ramses, have returned to their native England just in time to get wrapped up in the intrigue. It's a mystery worthy of Amelia's superior sleuthing, but can she elude the vile clutches of the real perpetrator long enough to uncover his identity?
The Mummy case by Elizabeth Peters( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 libraries worldwide
The irascible husband of Victorian Egyptologist Amelia Peabody demonstrates again why he has been nicknamed "father of curses." Denied permission to dig at the pyramids of Dahshoor, Emerson is awarded instead the "pyramids" of Mazghunah-countless mounds of rubble in the midst of nowhere. Nothing in this barren spot seems worthy of interest-until someone gets killed. The dead man is an antiquities dealer murdered in his Cairo shop. When a sinister Egyptian spotted at the crime scene turns up in Mazghunah, Amelia can't resist following his trail. There's a mysterious scrap of papyrus and a missing mummy case to investigate while she keeps at least one eye on their precocious son Ramses and his Egyptian cat
Lion in the valley by Elizabeth Peters( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
The 1895-96 season promises to be an exceptional one for Amelia Peabody, her dashing Egyptologist husband, Emerson, and their wild and precocious eight-year-old son, Ramses. The much-coveted burial chamber of the Black Pyramid in Dahshur is theirs for the digging. But there is a great evil in the wind that roils the hot sands sweeping through the bustling streets and marketplaces of Cairo. The brazen moonlight abduction of Ramses--and an expedition subsequently cursed by misfortune and death--have alerted Amelia to the likely presence of her arch nemesis, the Master Criminal, notorious looter of the living and the dead. But it is far more than ill-gotten riches that motivate the evil genius this time around. For now the most valuable and elusive prize of all is nearly in his grasp: the meddling lady archaeologist who has sworn to deliver him to justice ... Amelia Peabody!
Borrower of the night by Elizabeth Peters( file )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
First book in the Vicky Bliss series. It begins as a game, a treasure hunt in an old German castle. For Vicky Bliss, tall, beautiful, and brilliant, it is also a challenge, a chance to bring an arrogant young man down a notch or two. And all things considered, it will be no contest. The prize is a centuries-old shrine, carved by Tilman Riemenschneider, probably Germany's greatest master of the late Gothic. The place is the forbidding Schloss Drachenstein, where the stones are stained with ancient blood and the air reeks of evil. The problem is that someone has targeted Vicky, and the game is soon being played in deadly earnest
The last camel died at noon by Elizabeth Peters( file )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
The last camel is dead, and Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, her dashing husband, Emerson, and precocious son, Ramses, are in dire straits on the sun-scorched desert sands. Months before, back in cool, green England, Viscount Blacktower had approached them to find his son and his son's new bride, who have been missing in war-torn Sudan for over a decade. An enigmatic message scrawled on papyrus and a cryptic map had been delivered to Blacktower, awakening his hope that the couple was still alive. Neither Amelia nor Emerson believes the message is authentic, but the treasure map proves an irresistible temptation. Now, deep in Nubia's vast wasteland, they discover too late how much treachery is afoot (and on camelback) ... and survival depends on Amelia's solving a mystery as old as ancient Egypt and as timeless as greed and revenge
Anne's house of dreams by L. M Montgomery( file )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
In this, the fifth of the Anne of Green Gables novels, Anne's true love, Gilbert Blythe, is finally a doctor. In the sunshine of the old orchard, among their dearest friends, they are about to speak their vows. Soon the happy couple will be bound for a new life together and their own dream house, on the misty purple shores of Four Winds Harbour
Daisy Miller by Henry James( file )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Frederick Winterbourne, an American expatriate visiting at Vevey, Switzerland, meets commonplace, newly rich Mrs. Miller from Schenectady, N.Y., her mischievous small son, Randolph, and her daughter, Daisy, an "inscrutable combination of audacity and innocence." The Millers have no perception of the complex code that underlies behavior in European society, and Winterbourne is astonished at the girl's innocence and her mother's unconcern when Daisy accompanies him to the Castle of Chillon. Some months later he meets the family in Rome, where Daisy has aroused suspicion among the American colony by being seen constantly with Giovanelli, a third-rate Italian. Ostracized by former friends who think her "intrigue" has gone too far, Daisy denies to Winterbourne that she is engaged to Giovanelli. In public, Winterbourne defends her as simply uncultivated; privately, he hesitates
Emily of New Moon by L. M Montgomery( file )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
When Emily's father dies, leaving her an orphan, she is sent to live with a stern aunt in Prince Edward Island, where her resourcefulness and love of writing help her adjust to a new way of life
The lathe of heaven by Ursula K Le Guin( file )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
George Orr's dreams do change the world, but for every man-made dream of utopia, there is a terrifying, unforeseeable consequence
American sphinx : the character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J Ellis( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
A character study of Thomas Jefferson
Alice's adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( file )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Lewis Carroll's enduring tale begins with Alice chasing the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, where she encounters a world of delightfully eccentric characters like the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, and the Queen of Hearts. Throughout her fantastic journeys, Alice retains her reason, humor, and sense of justice. Alice has become one of the great characters of imaginative literature, as immortal as Don Quixote, Huckleberry Finn, or Dorothy Gale. Her adventures appeal to adults as well as children because they can be read on many levels: a satire on language, a political allegory, or a parody of Victorian children's literature. Many view the story as a fairy tale about the trials and tribulations of growing up--or down, or all turned around--as seen through the expert eyes of a child
Don't die broke : [how to turn your retirement savings into lasting income] by Margaret A Malaspina( file )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Personal finance writer and financial education expert Margaret Malaspina takes you through all the options and decisions that you'll face when you are ready to retire. This guide can help you get the most out of what you've earned, lower your tax bills, and create a stream of income that will last for the rest of your life
What Katy did by Susan Coolidge( file )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Katie, living with her father, aunt, and five siblings in a small town in the 1870's, constantly makes and breaks resolutions to be a kind and generous person like her invalid Cousin Helen, but when she herself is bedridden after an accident, Katie finds her cousin's example very hard to follow
Nasty breaks by Charlotte Elkins( file )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Before she takes off for a year on the pro-golf tour, Lee Ofstead is earning good pay to teach golf to executives of a local company. But after a bizarre, botched kidnapping of his sexy wife, the company's owner turns up dead on the beach. Lee and her boyfriend, a former cop, start nosing around and soon the two are unraveling a tale of greed and ambition that stretches back nearly two hundred years
What Katy did next by Susan Coolidge( file )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Katy was the sort of girl who might do anything next, so long as it was something exciting. At twenty-one, she was as eager for adventure as ever, and what greater adventure could there be for an American girl than a trip to Europe? Watching a Punch-and-Judy show in London, driving down the Champs-Élysées in Paris on to the Riviera and the picture-postcard blue of the Mediterranean on again to Italy, Naples, Rome, Florence and, at last, to Venice and into a gondola on the Grand Canal, with a handsome young naval officer
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