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Maxwell, Robin 1948-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 188 publications in 11 languages and 7,871 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Diary fiction  Romance fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Adventure stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.A9254, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Robin Maxwell
The secret diary of Anne Boleyn by Robin Maxwell( Book )

55 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diary written by the second wife of King Henry VIII in which she recounts her life as lady-in-waiting to the queen while fending off royal advances until he breaks with Rome, divorces and marries her. The diary, which ends when she is beheaded, is filled with advice to her daughter on the way to handle men. The diary is found by her daughter after she becomes Queen Elizabeth I. Anne Boleyn was the second of Henry's six wives, doomed to be beloved, betrayed, and beheaded. When Henry fell madly in love with her upon her return from the French court, where she was educated, he was already married to Catherine of Aragon. But his passion for Anne was great enough to rock the foundations of England and of all Christendom. When the pope refused to dissolve his marriage to Catherine, Henry broke with Rome, founded the Church of England with himself at its head, and married Anne. But all too soon his passion faded; when Anne bore him not the promised son but a daughter, Elizabeth, Henry forsook her for another love, schemed against her, and ultimately had her sentenced to death. In Robin Maxwell's captivating new novel, Anne has kept, unbeknownst to the king, a secret diary that she presses into the hands of a confidante before she is put to death. She says it is a gift for the daughter she will never know. Years later, soon after Elizabeth ascends to the throne, Anne's confidante brings the precious diary to the young queen. In it, Elizabeth learns the truth about her much-maligned mother: her fierce determination, her hard-won knowledge about being a woman in a world ruled by despotic men, and her deep-seated love for the infant daughter taken from her shortly after her birth. These revelations shake Elizabeth to the core. As her mother's conquests and defeats unfold before her eyes, Elizabeth finds in them an echo of her own drama as a passionate young woman at the center of power. She too is besieged by the counsels and betrayals of the men around her - including those of her own lover, the ambitious Robin Dudley. Determined to heed the lessons her mother learned at so high a price, Elizabeth, the "Virgin Queen", the most revered of all English monarchs and perhaps the most powerful woman of all time, makes a resolution that will change the course of history
The Queen's bastard : a novel by Robin Maxwell( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on Queen Elizabeth I's son, the product of a love affair. After she gives birth she is told the baby died, when in fact it was switched with a stillborn. The boy becomes a soldier and adventurer, then one day the man who took him confesses, and son and mother are reunited
The wild Irish by Robin Maxwell( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having fought against the English for its oppression of her country, Irish pirate and gunrunner Grace O'Malley goes head-to-head with Queen Elizabeth I when her son is captured, a confrontation that brings her to England and risks her own life
Jane : the woman who loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reimagines the classic story of Tarzan from Jane's perspective, following the only woman student in Cambridge's medical program as she travels the world to prove the theories of Darwin and finds love with an extraordinary man in the jungles of West Africa
To the tower born by Robin Maxwell( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of histories most debated mysteries is the fate of the royal princes Edward and Richard in 1483. They were locked in the Tower of London and were murdered there. Were they killed by Richard III, as many have suspected? Did others have a part in there demise? These and other possibilities are explored
Virgin : prelude to the throne : a novel by Robin Maxwell( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Princess Elizabeth becomes a pawn in the ambitious schemes of Thomas Seymour, the second husband of her father's sixth wife, as he plots the seduction of the young princess as part of his scheme to seize the crown of England
Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the future queen of England between the ages of nine and seventeen when she lived in France and was befriended by Queen Claude, the brilliant Marguerite of Savoy, the clever but lecherous Francois I, and even Leonardo da Vinci
Signora da Vinci by Robin Maxwell( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional portrait of Caterina, mother of Leonardo da Vinci, follows the life of this adventurer and alchemist from her turbulent early years, through the birth of her illegitimate son Leonardo at the age of fifteen, to the dangerous and heretical scheme she devises to protect her extraordinary son
O, Juliet by Robin Maxwell( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Maxwell offers a new take on the mesmerizing young woman and poet who inspired Shakespeare's most famous female character
Virgin by Robin Maxwell( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisk roman om dronning Elizabeth I's (1533-1603) ungdomsår
Signora da Vinci : a novel by Robin Maxwell( )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caterina was fifteen years old when she fell in love with a man much above her station. The daughter of a humble village apothecary, she was considered unmarriageable by her lover's wealthy and ambitious family. She had no recourse when they took her child away from her, leaving her bereft and rejected by society as a "fallen woman." But Caterina had always kept a part of herself hidden from society. In defiance of what was expected for girls in the 15th century, her father had chosen to educate her--not only in the medicinal arts, but in Greek philosophy, pagan mysticism, and the secret of alchemy, all considered heretical by the church. Now, to be close to her son, she would carry that deceit farther than she had imagined, taking up a new life under a dangerous new identity. In Florence at the height of Italy's cultural Renaissance, Caterina would discover undreamed-of opportunities and freedoms--and her gifted son, Leonardo
Jane by Robin Maxwell( Recording )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reimagines the classic story of Tarzan from Jane's perspective, following the only woman student in Cambridge's medical program as she travels the world to prove the theories of Darwin and finds love with an extraordinary man in the jungles of West Africa
Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell( Recording )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the future queen of England between the ages of nine and seventeen when she lived in France and was befriended by Queen Claude, the brilliant Marguerite of Savoy, the clever but lecherous Francois I, and even Leonardo da Vinci
The secret diary of Anne Boleyn by Robin Maxwell( Recording )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the young Queen Elizabeth I is entrusted with Anne Boleyn's secret diary, she discovers a great deal about the much-maligned mother she never knew. And on learning the truth about her lascivious and despotic father, Henry VIII, she vows never to relinquish control to any man. But this avowal doesn't prevent Elizabeth from pursuing a torrid love affair with her horsemaster, Robin Dudley, described with near-shocking candor, as too are Anne's graphic trysts with a very persistent and lustful Henry
The Queen's bastard by Robin Maxwell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians have long whispered that Elizabeth "the Virgin Queen's" passionate, lifelong affair with Robin Dudley, Earl of Leicester, may have led to the birth of a son, Arthur Dudley. This sequel to The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn, is a stunning fictional account of the child switched at birth by a lady-in-waiting who foresaw the deleterious political consequences of a royal bastard
Atlantos : the early erthe chronicles, book 1 by Robin Maxwell( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve thousand years in the past, on two primeval planets, two magnificent civilizations hurtle towards their cataclysmic destinies. Poseidon Ra and Athens Ra are rival brothers who govern them. They possess advanced technos but very human passions. Scientist Poseidon commands an expedition to Erthe where he travels the solar system only to fall in love with a planet and its exquisite native daughter. Sensualist Athens is tasked with governing the mining colony of Mars, a life-sustaining mission crucial to the survival of the home world, where the drilling spawns riches beyond imagining and enemies that are the stuff of nightmares
The virgin Elizabeth : a novel by Robin Maxwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of passion, of sixteenth-century England, of greed and political ambition unto death. Historians and novelists have written extensively about the various aspects of Queen Elizabeth I's long, rich, and tumultuous life. No one has ever given us a fully realized portrait of the greatest English monarch as a young girl. Concluding her brilliant Tudor trilogy, Robin Maxwell enters this new territory by introducing Elizabeth as a romantic and vulnerable teenager dangerously awakening to sexuality with the wrong man. Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was banished from the court at the age of two when her father sent Anne Boleyn to her death. Seven years later, when the gracious and immensely wealthy Catherine Parr became Henry's sixth wife, she softened the King's heart and Elizabeth was readmitted to the court. For the next four years the young princess enjoyed a warm friendship with Catherine and a new sense of belonging
Panna by Robin Maxwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auggie Appleby's Wild Goose Chase by Robin Maxwell( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augie Appleby's family is about to fall apart. When he finds a lottery ticket lying in the leaves a winning lottery ticket worth a million dollars he is convinced that this fortune will save the day. But unless the ticket is handed in by midnight it will be worth nothing, and Augie has misplaced it! With the winning ticket miles away across town Augie sets out on a whirlwind chase encountering crazy characters, hair-raising adventures and the wildest ride of his life
Auggie Appleby's Trouble in Toyland by Billie Morton( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three days before Christmas Santa Klaus goes missing. Junior detective Augie Appleby is put on the case and soon finds himself in a sleigh flying across the world to the North Pole with Mrs. Klaus and an elf. Using Toyland as a base of operations and with a big Eskimo as his sidekick, Augie sets out on a thrilling Arctic adventure to find Santa and save Christmas!
 
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The Queen's bastard : a novelThe wild IrishTo the tower bornVirgin : prelude to the throne : a novelMademoiselle BoleynSignora da VinciO, JulietVirginSignora da Vinci : a novel