The Resource The siege winter: : a novel, Ariana Franklin, Samantha Norman, (electronic resource)

The siege winter: : a novel, Ariana Franklin, Samantha Norman, (electronic resource)

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The siege winter: : a novel
Title
The siege winter:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ariana Franklin, Samantha Norman
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Language
eng
Summary
A powerful historical novel by the late Ariana Franklin and her daughter Samantha Norman, The Siege Winter is a tour de force mystery and murder, adventure and intrigue, a battle for a crown, told by two courageous young women whose fates are intertwined in twelfth century England's devastating civil war. 1141. England is engulfed in war as King Stephen and his cousin, the Empress Matilda, vie for the crown. In this dangerous world, not even Emma, an eleven-year-old peasant, is safe. A depraved monk obsessed with redheads kidnaps the ginger-haired girl from her village and leaves her for dead. When an archer for hire named Gwyl finds her, she has no memory of her previous life. Unable to abandon her, Gwyl takes the girl with him, dressing her as a boy, giving her a new name - Penda - and teaching her to use a bow. But Gwyn knows that the man who hurt Penda roams free, and that a scrap of evidence she possesses could be very valuable. Gwyl and Penda make their way to Kenilworth, a small but strategically important fortress that belongs to fifteen-year-old Maud. Newly wedded to a boorish and much older husband after her father's death, the fierce and determined young chatelaine tempts fate and Stephen's murderous wrath when she gives shelter to the empress. Aided by a garrison of mercenaries, including Gwyl and his odd red-headed apprentice, Maud will stave off Stephen's siege for a long, brutal winter that will bring a host of visitors to Kenilworth - kings, soldiers...and a sinister monk with deadly business to finish
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Franklin, Ariana
Dewey number
823/.92
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Kate Reading
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  • Norman, Samantha
  • Reading, Kate
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  • Young women
  • Archers
  • Civil war
  • Castles
  • Matilda
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The siege winter: : a novel, Ariana Franklin, Samantha Norman, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11635078
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MWT11635078
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11635078
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The siege winter: : a novel, Ariana Franklin, Samantha Norman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11635078
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11635078
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11635078
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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