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Bailey, Martine

Summary: "'That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found.' Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Selznick 2015

Summary: In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NOR

Watkins, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 WAT

Ross, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 ROS

Summary: Through narration and dramatic reconstruction, this three-part television program explores the unique relationship that Britons enjoyed with their homes during the Georgian era. Characters from all walks of life, from gentlewomen in their stately mansions to servants, are brought to life through their artifacts, letters, and diaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Limited 2012

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Tozer, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L. Ashley 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 TOZ

Summary: Learn more about Jane Austen and her own fascinating life at a time in England's history. Take a tour around the English landscape and see the lovely locations that inspired Jane Austen's novels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2002

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Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD POL NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Po 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Poldark 2017

Austen, Jane

Summary: The classic story of class-conscious eighteenth-century England and the romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. The clash between opinionated Elizabeth and proud Mr. Darcy is set against a backdrop of wonderful minor characters and the social system in which they all live.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2008

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

Dunmore, Helen

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily invested in Bristol's housing boom, and he has everything to lose from social upheaval and the prospect of war. Soon his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Frampton, Megan

Summary: "Thaddeus, the new Duke of Hasford, holds his new title reluctantly, but his sense of duty is strong. Task number one: find a wife and secure an heir. He thinks he's found the perfect choice in Lady Jane Capel--until her sister Lavinia bursts onto the scene. Vivacious, rebellious, and strikingly beautiful, Lavinia is determined to keep him away from her shy, sweet sister. And she's also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Austen, Jane

Summary: Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen called this brilliant work "her own darling child" and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, "as delightful a creature as ever appeared in print." The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and her proud beau, Mr. Darcy, is a splendid performance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Easton Press 1977

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Quinn, Julia

Summary: Setting sail on a time-sensitive voyage to Portugal, Captain Andrew James Rokesby is stunned to find a woman waiting for him in his cabin. But his duty to the Crown means he's stuck with her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2018

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

Swift, Jonathan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopµdia Britannica 1955

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SWI

James, Eloisa

Summary: Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity, until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father's castle, but just as he grasps that he's not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AvonBooks, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Austen, Jane

Summary: As a young, beautiful, and wealthy woman, Emma decides to introduce Harriet Smith to society to find a husband. Emma entangles herself in a web in which everythings ends up precisely as it began.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Austen 2006

Freeman, Anna.

Summary: "A debut historical novel set within the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late eighteenth century Bristol"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Summary: Join the cast and crew of Poldark, as well as the award-winning creative team behind the series, on this exclusive journey to discover the true stories behind the history, the books, and the characters of Winston Graham's saga. Poldark Revealed uncovers the passion behind the people bringing Graham's novels to life with their unforgettable characters, gripping story, fiery passions, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

McCullough, Colleen

Summary: The best-selling author of The Thorn Birds presents a sequel to Pride and Prejudice that finds the willful third Bennet sister setting out in her late thirties in pursuit of adventure while her sisters worry about her at home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCullough 2008

Harris, Tessa.

Summary: The death of Sir Edward Crick has unleashed a torrent of gossip through the seedy taverns and elegant ballrooms of Oxfordshire. Few mourn the dissolute young man- except his sister, the beautiful Lady Lydia Farrell. When her husband comes under suspicion of murder, she seeks expert help from Dr. Thomas Silkstone, a young anatomist from Philadelphia. Thomas arrived in England to study under its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY HAR

Nicholson, Christopher

Summary: In 1766, a ship docks at Bristol, England, disgorging a crate with two young elephants in poor health, but alive. A wealthy sugar merchant purchases them for his country estate and turns their care over to a young stable boy, Tom Page. It takes time for Tom and the two elephants to understand each other, but to the surprise of everyone on the estate, a remarkable bond is formed, and changes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC NIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIC

James, Eloisa

Summary: For beautiful, witty Lavinia Gray, there's only one thing worse than having to ask the appalling Parth Sterling to marry her: being turned down by him. Now the richest bachelor in England, Parth is not about to marry a woman as reckless and fashion-obsessed as Lavinia; he's chosen a far more suitable bride. As usual, there's no problem Parth can't fix. But when he learns of Lavinia's desperate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Defoe, Daniel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEF

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