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The siege winter [electronic resource] : A Novel. Ariana Franklin.

Franklin, Ariana. (Author). Reading, Kate. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062373632 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Kate Reading.
Summary, etc.: 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...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 337678 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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