WorldCat Identities

Bradshaw, Gillian 1956-

Works: 116 works in 480 publications in 8 languages and 13,550 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Military history  Suspense fiction  Naval history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.R235, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gillian Bradshaw
Hawk of May by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gwalchmai journey's to the safety of his uncle King Arthur and his court to escape from the evil magic of his mother, Morgawse, a bitter enemy of Arthur's
Kingdom of summer by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer's son becomes Gwalchmai's servant and travels through Britain with this knight of the Round Table, son of the treacherous Morgawse, searching for Princess Elidan
The beacon at Alexandria by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

53 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last days of Rome's eastern dominion come to life in this historical novel of a woman in conflict with an oppressive society
The bearkeeper's daughter by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sixth century Constantinople, John, son of Diodoros of Bostra, wins the patronage of the Empress Theodora, and becomes involved in palace intrigue
The sand-reckoner by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sand-Reckoner is a moving, human account of the life of Archimedes, one of the most innovative and intriguing thinkers of the ancient world: a young, brilliant man who was blessed by all the Muses, whose incredible mind could never quite understand the mundane world -- and whose incredible mind the mundane world could never quite accept. The young Archimedes has had the best three years of his life at Ptolemy's Museum at Alexandria. To be able to talk and think all day, every day, sharing ideas and information with the world's greatest minds, is heaven to Archimedes. But heaven must be forsaken when he learns that his father is ailing and his home city of Syracuse is at war with the Romans. Reluctant but resigned, Archimedes takes himself home to find a job building catapults as a royal engineer. Though Syracuse is no Alexanderia, Archimedes also finds that life at home isn't as boring or confining as he originally thought. He finds fame and loss, love and war, wealth and betrayal -- none of which affects him nearly as much as the divine beauty of mathematics
In winter's shadow by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As powerful enemies attack the throne from inside the kingdom, Arthur, his queen, and his greatest warrior Gwalchmai will be put to the ultimate test. Never faltering in her loyalty to the king, Gwynhwyfar has stood at Arthur's side through rebellion and war. But one desperate decision could cost her all they've built. With the kingdom crumbling around them, following the Queen's heart could be the greatest threat of all ..."--Page 4 of cover
The wolf hunt by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Marie Penthievre of Chalandrey is abducted from her Norman priory and taken to the court of Brittany, she vows never to dishonor her family by marrying a Breton brute. There is only one man who might change her mind; Tiarnan of Talensac, a handsome, skilled, and noble knight indeed. But Tiarnan does not love her, and when he marries a slip of a girl instead. Marie vows to become a nun as soon as she is able."--Jacket
Island of ghosts : Gillian Bradshaw by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Slav prince is caught in political and romantic intrigue in Roman Britain. He is Ariantes, commander of a regiment of Sarmatian cavalry in the service of Rome. The intrigue involves a Christian woman and a Druid rebellion
Imperial purple by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps on lining papers. Demetrias, a slave and a talented silk weaver in Tyre, is thrust into a conspiracy in which she is abducted and carried off to Constantinople
Cleopatra's heir by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na de dood van Julius Caesar en de gevangenneming van Cleopatra ontsnapt hun 18-jarige zoon aan de soldaten van de nieuwe Romeinse keizer en neemt een nieuwe identiteit aan
Horses of heaven by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spannender, breit angelegter historischer Abenteuerroman aus den Steppen Zentralasiens um 140 vor Christus
Render unto Caesar by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heir to a noble Greek society, Hermogenes finds himself having to reclaim debts owed to his family after his father's death at sea, which places him in a difficult position with a prejudiced Roman consul and a beautiful woman gladiator
London in chains by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1647, Lucy Wentor flees her father's home after being attacked by soldiers during the Civil War, hoping to start her life over with her uncle and aunt in London, and takes a position as an assistant in a print shop known for printing seditious literature
The sun's bride by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring, 266 BC. When Isokrates, helmsman of the Rhodian warship Atalanta, encounters a pirate vessel off the Lycian coast, he finds himself caught up in affairs of state more deadly than the naval battles hes accustomed to. Among the pirates victims is a beautiful woman, the mistress of a king, who is fleeing to her lovers enemy with news that will start a war to engulf the whole of the east
Bloodwood by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suddenly powerful interests find themselves threatened with exposure. Antonia is out of her depth, forced to struggle not only against her enemies but also against the weakness of her cancer-ridden brain
Alchemy of fire by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich historical romance and a journey of self-discovery Constantinople, 672 AD. Ex-concubine Anna makes a living manufacturing perfume and attempts to raise her daughter well, while trying to keep it secret that Theodosia is really a prince's daughter. But as an Arab invasion threatens and Kallinikos ? an alchemist working on a secret weapon to use in the siege ? comes into their lives, her daughter's secret is forced into the open
Dark north by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Britain, 208 AD - Emperor Septimius Severus has arrived in Britain to conquer the barbarians in the north of the island. Memnon, an African scout, comes to Britain with his cavalry unit. When he saves the life of a beautiful young attendant of the Empress, he becomes aware of tensions within the imperial house. The bitter war tests them all to the limit, and if any of them are to survive, it can only be through their friendship
The land of gold by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of her parents, a Nubian princess is helped to her rightful place on the throne by two friendly Egyptians and the dragon Hathor
The dragon and the thief by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient Egypt an unlucky young man meets a wealthy dragon and together they find dangerous but exciting adventure
The elixir of youth by Gillian Bradshaw( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alison Greenall arrives in California to visit the father who walked out when she was a baby, she isn't sure what to expect, but it certainly isn't what she discovers. Her father has just had his research lab broken into by activists, and a violent pro-lifer is hanging about claiming he's been framed. Alison just wants to get to know her father, but how far can she trust him?
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The sand-reckoner
Alternative Names
Gillian Bradshaw Amerikaans schrijfster

Gillian Bradshaw amerikansk författare

Gillian Bradshaw amerikansk skribent

Gillian Bradshaw écrivaine américaine

Gillian Bradshaw escritora estadounidense

Gillian Bradshaw US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

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Kingdom of summerThe beacon at AlexandriaThe sand-reckonerIn winter's shadowThe wolf huntIsland of ghosts : Gillian BradshawCleopatra's heirRender unto Caesar