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Kleypas, Lisa

Summary: Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, has never been tempted to embark on an affair. Until now.... Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard, as gallant as he is secretive, is rumored to be an assassin. For one exhilarating night they give in to their potent attraction before becoming strangers again. As a Ravenel by-blow spurned by his father, Ethan has little...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KLE

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Summary: As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do5

Summary: Linda Radlett, daughter of Lord and Lady Alconleigh, follows her heart in and out of adventures, marriages, and dalliances, much to the dismay of her parents. Her dear friend Polly Hampton maintains a cooler head in her romantic entanglements. Seamlessly weaves together the two women's tangled love affairs in an eight-part miniseries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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Summary: In Tolstoy's timeless epic of love and loss, a circle of aristocrats finds their glittering world crumbling as war threatens imperial Russia. Set during the years of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace follows the changing fortunes of brooding hero Prince Andrej, his bookish friend Pierre, and the spirited but naive Natasha. As Napoleon's armies menace their privileged lives, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WAR

Balogh, Mary

Summary: Since witnessing the death of her husband during the wars, Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself in the confines of Hardford Hall, their home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes he will never come to disturb her fragile peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Signet 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BAL

Balogh, Mary.

Summary: Since witnessing the death of her husband during the wars, Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself in the confines of Hardford Hall, their home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes he will never come to disturb her fragile peace.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAL

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: "As the Inghams and the Swanns journey from a family weekend in the summer of 1926 through to the devastation of the Wall Street crash of 1929, the Cavendon women band together and bring their family into a new decade and a new way of life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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Coulter, Catherine.

Summary: When Rosalind de la Fontaine, under the aegis of the Sherbrooke family, is introduced to the son, she meets Nicholas Vail, the 7th Earl of Mountjoy, and is drawn into a centuries-old mystery that is linked to her past and to a sixteenth-century wizard.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COU

Putney, Mary Jo

Summary: Medical student and saint-like Daniel Herbert becomes attracted to the Black Widow, Jessie Kelham, but if he recognizes her the demons of her past will surely erupt. Yet they cannot keep apart--and soon they are drawn into a union that may bring joy--or shattering danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PUT

Robinson, Maggie

Summary: "Lady Adelaide Compton has recently (and satisfactorily) interred her husband, Major Rupert Charles Cressleigh Compton, hero of the Somme, in the family vault in the village churchyard. Rupert died by smashing his Hispano-Suiza on a Cotswold country road while carrying a French mademoiselle in the passenger seat. With the house now Addie's, needed improvements in hand, and a weekend house party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M FIC ROB

Smith, Douglas

Summary: Examines the fate of two Russian aristocratic families in a detailed account of the Bolshevik Revolution's effect on the upper class, discussing the relentless lootings, harrowing escapes, humbling exile and imprisonment, and summary executions that tookplace during this violent time of transition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.52 SMI

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "In the heart of London stands Sphere Music Hall, a venue that enjoys immense popularity amongst the populace. However, the fervour with which its visitors return causes consternation in the mind of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, who suspects the organisation of cult practices and sends Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his impeccable butler, Sebastian, to infiltrate the hall. They are met with none...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press, Hachette Book Group 2016

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Summary: Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 entertain/BBC Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ADA

Summary: An adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo, set 3000 years in the future. Therein, the mysterious Count infiltrates the Parisian aristocracy in order to exact revenge on the men who destroyed his life decades years ago.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Geneon Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME GAN

Lawson, Jessica

Summary: Eleven-year-old Tabitha Crum, whose parents were just about to abandon her, is invited to the country estate of a wealthy countess along with five other children and told that one of them will become her heir.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2015

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Raybourn, Deanna

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Summary: "Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2017

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: Angélique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Angélique has a keen mind,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Steel 2017

Toboso, Yana

Summary: When Queen Victoria becomes suspicious of a mysterious cult, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and Sebastian probe the group for answers, but Sebastian finds a sword-carrying girl standing in his way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2017

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Toboso, Yana

Summary: A mysterious cult mesmerises legions of spectators with glorious rituals of song and dance. But the unbridled passion it inspires in its followers gives Queen Victoria cause for concern, and she urges Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his expert butler, Sebastian, to do some digging.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2018

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Bowen, Rhys

Summary: "In the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Crowned and Dangerous, Lady Georgiana Rannoch juggles secret missions from the Queen, Darcy, and her mother. But it's all in a day's work when you're thirty-fifth in line to the British Crown. When Darcy runs off on another secret assignment, I am left to figure out how to travel to Italy sans maid and chaperone to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY BOW

Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert)

Summary: Constance Chatterley, trapped in a loveless marriage, finds herself experiencing true love for the first time after meeting the new gamekeeper at her husband's estate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 0000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lawrence

Summary: A PBS miniseries in which a black jazz band becomes a huge success and ends up entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAN

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAR