WorldCat Identities

Holland, Cecelia 1943-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 367 publications in 6 languages and 25,606 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Railroad stories  Science fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3558.O348, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Cecelia Holland
 
Most widely held works by Cecelia Holland
Pillar of the sky : a novel by Cecelia Holland( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moloquin's mother's brother Ladon banishes them from the village, but when the clan's storyteller adopts Moloquin, Moloquin overthrows Ladon to become the new chief
The Bear Flag by Cecelia Holland( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed on the trek west to California in the early 1840s, Cat Reilly is forced to take whatever work and friends she can find
Pacific Street by Cecelia Holland( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the early days of San Francisco and the owner and people of the Shining Light saloon
Railroad schemes by Cecelia Holland( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a bank robber in 1850s California and the 15-year-old girl who keeps him company. He is King Callahan and he has declared war on greedy railroad barons, she is sweet Lily, who reads classics when not holding a gun. One of these days, he says, he will give up crime to look after her. By the author of Pacific Street
The belt of gold by Cecelia Holland( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hagan is a nobleman journeying home from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Overwhelmed by the beauty of Byzantium, he becomes accidently involved in the struggle for power in the 9th century court of Empress Irene
Valley of the Kings : a novel of Tutankhamun by Cecelia Holland( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecelia Holland has written an extraordinary novel that ranges between two eras thousands of years apart and between two cultures as different as can be imagined, yet with striking similarities. Valley of the Kings re-creates an ancient Egypt that for centuries has been shrouded in mystery. It was a time of religious and political upheaval - the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten's religious reforms had been defeated by the power of the Priests of Amun, and the young Boy King, Tutankhamun, had been placed on the throne. There was famine in the land, and ongoing deadly intrigue in the Court, as different factions maneuvered to gain control of Egypt. It ended in the mysterious death of the young king and his hasty, secret burial. Nearly thirty-five hundred years later, in the 1920s, a young British archaeologist, Howard Carter, becomes obsessed with finding Tutankhamun's tomb. In the course of his quest, Carter duels across time with the devious Minds of the New Kingdom of Egypt. His experience digging in the Valley of the Kings has given him an insight into how the ancients thought, and he is sure that he can locate the tomb that all Egyptologists know must exist but no one can find. But he must struggle with more than the secretive nature of the ancient Egyptians - his work cannot go on without the approval of the modern Egyptian bureaucracy and the continued financial support of a British peer who is looking for treasure more than knowledge
Jerusalem by Cecelia Holland( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12th Century crusade for control of the Holy Land. The hero is Rannulf Fitzwilliam, an illiterate Templar knight who leads the Christians to victory, earning him the romantic attention of Queen Sibylla of Jerusalem. But Fitzwilliam is no diplomat and internal political intrigues weaken the Christians. The forces of Islam take advantage, and under the great Saladin they defeat the Christians in another battle. By the author of Pacific Street
The sea beggars by Cecelia Holland( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Spanish Inquistion results in the hanging of Jan and Hanneke van Cleef's father in Antwerp, they struggle to combat Catholic infiltration
The soul thief by Cecelia Holland( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and German and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exiled by his father from his farm on the coast of Ireland because of his refusal to fight for the High King, Corban embarks on a search for his missing twin sister, Mav, kidnapped and taken as a slave during a Viking raid on the farm
The lords of Vaumartin by Cecelia Holland( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent into battle at age fourteen by an evil uncle who desires the boy's inheritance, Everard de Vaumartin survives in hiding, awaiting the day he can reclaim Vaumartin castle as his own
Great Maria by Cecelia Holland( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maria obeys her father's wishes in marrying an ambitious young knight, she assumes a role of grim responsibility in the feudal society of southern Italy
The angel and the sword by Cecelia Holland( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is the waning days of the ninth century. The vast dominion won by the great Emperor Charlemagne has been torn apart by his heirs and successors. In Paris, once the heart of that realm, the Emperor's irresolute grandson, Charles the Bald, battles desperately to preserve his kingdom from the ravages of Viking raiders. If the city falls, its people will perish, and along with them the precious remnants of culture and learning rescued from the ashes of Rome."--Jacket
An ordinary woman : a dramatized biography of Nancy Kelsey by Cecelia Holland( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of Nancy Kelsey, a lady adventurer whose petticoats served to make the Bear Flag, which led California to independence from Mexico. The novel describes her perilous journey west, accompanied by her husband and baby, and her participation in the rebellion
Two ravens by Cecelia Holland( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clashes between Christianity and paganism in 11th century Iceland, and the struggle between brothers for sovereignty of the country
City of God : a novel of the Borgias by Cecelia Holland( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Czech and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome at the turn of the 16th century was a city of opulence, violence, intrigues and lust, the city of the Borgias
The earl by Cecelia Holland( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and Czech and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England's political and social fabric is rotting as two rivals to the throne, King Stephen and the young Henry Plantagent, tear the country apart in civil war
The death of Attila by Cecelia Holland( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange bond unites a young Hun soldier and the son of a German chief during Attila's invasion of Gaul
The firedrake by Cecelia Holland( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish mercenary joins the army of William the Conqueror and fights at the Battle of Hastings
Floating worlds by Cecelia Holland( Book )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2000 years in the future, runaway pollution has made the Earth uninhabitable except in giant biodomes. The society is an anarchy, with disputes mediated through the Machiavellian Committee for the Revolution. Mars, Venus and the Moon support flourishing colonies of various political stripes. On the fringes of the solar system, in the Gas Planets, a strange, new, violent kind of human has evolved. In this unstable system the anarchist Paula Mendoza, an agent of the Committee, works to make peace, and ultimately protect her people, in a catastrophic clash of worlds that destroys the order she knows
Until the sun falls by Cecelia Holland( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian cities and strongholds fall as the Mongul armies sweep across Russia in 1237
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCarter, Elizabeth Eliot

Carter, Elizabeth Eliot.

Cecelia Holland Amerikaans schrijfster

Cecelia Holland Novelist

Holland, Cecelia 1943-

Holland, Cecelia Anastasia.

Holland, Cecelia Anastasia 1943-

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Languages
English (192)

German (16)

Spanish (16)

Dutch (3)

Czech (2)

Russian (1)

Covers
The Bear FlagRailroad schemesValley of the Kings : a novel of TutankhamunJerusalemThe soul thiefGreat MariaThe angel and the swordAn ordinary woman : a dramatized biography of Nancy Kelsey