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Summary: Set in 1913, a group of aristocratic men and women gather for a shooting party at an estate in the English countryside. They go through the elaborate rituals of an Edwardian country house party. Times are changing, though, and their values are about to change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.7 COU

Summary: "In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR NOT RATED

Shoemaker, Sarah

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

Summary: A death in the family brings gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox back to the country house where he grew up - just in time to confront an odd, unsettling crime in a nearby village.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Leggett, Kim

Summary: Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is the creator of City Farmhouse, an interior design business, pop-up antiquing fairs, and vintage store. She is also a legendary “picker” and favorite designer to celebrity clients (and country-style mavens) including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 670 LEG

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 670 LEG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 670 LEG

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M ENG

Du Maurier, Daphne

Summary: A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday & Company 1938

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUM

Morton, Kate

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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King, Laurie R.

Summary: Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are drawn into a bizarre mystery when an oddly familiar stranger arrives on their doorstep with a wild tale about the enigmatic Marsh Hughenfort, younger brother of the Duke of Beauville.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS KIN

Dwyer, Charles P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 690.8 Dwyer 2007

Morton, Kate

Summary: Abandoned on a 1913 voyage to Australia, Nell is raised by a dock master and his wife who do not tell her until she is an adult that she is not their child, leading Nell to return to England and eventually hand down her quest for answers to her granddaughter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Mor

Davis-Goff, Annabel.

Summary: During World War I, a ten-year-old girl sent to live with her autocratic grandmother in the country gradually discovers that her family's privilege is purchased at great cost to many other people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Willett, Marcia.

Summary: When Maudie Todhunter, the elderly owner of a charming farmhouse in Cornwall, decides to sell the family homestead, a family drama unfolds, with old secrets bubbling to the surface.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Denbury, Jo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ryland Peters & Small 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 728.7 DEN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Images 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 662 Out

Webb, Katherine

Summary: After the death of their grandmother, Erica Calcott and her sister Beth return to Storton Manor in Wiltshire, England, where they, while sorting through her things, decide to discover what really happened to their cousin Henry whose disappearance tore the family apart so that the past can be laid to rest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P WEB

Morton, Kate

Summary: A tiny girl is abandoned on a ship headed for Australia in 1913. She arrives completely alone with nothing but a small suitcase containing a few clothes and a single book -- a beautiful volume of fairy tales. She is taken in by the dockmaster and his wife and raised as their own. On her twenty-first birthday, they tell her the truth, and with her sense of self shattered and very little to go...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mor

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morton 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P MOR

Summary: Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SEC NOT RATED

Montefiore, Santa

Summary: Leaving London to move into a beautiful house in the country, Miranda and David find their marriage succumbing to long-standing conflicts until a mysterious Frenchman arrives to tend their garden, bringing with him a healing energy that is drawn from nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Pears, Tim

Summary: "Somerset, 1911. The forces of war are building across Europe, but this pocket of England, where the rhythms of lives are dictated by the seasons and the land, remains untouched. Leo, a talented rider and son of the underkeeper to the head groundskeeper, grows up alongside the master's spirited daughter Charlotte"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRO