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Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a "Nugget," who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. A blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the USS Oklahoma; later that day, the Japanese destroy Pearl Harbor. After cheating death and losing his friend in this act of war, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEU

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue. In March 1940, the Nazis sweep Paris and immediately take up...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: Inspired by true events, this novel tells a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Jenoff 2019

Gable, Michelle

Summary: In 1942, London, Nancy Mitford jumps at the chance to manage the Heywood Hill bookshop while the owner is away at war. Between the shop's brisk business and the literary salons she hosts for her eccentric friends, Nancy's life seems on the upswing. But when a mysterious French officer insists that she has a story to tell, Nancy must decide if picking up the pen again and revealing all is worth...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GAB

Black, Benjamin

Summary: Ahead of the German Blitz during World War II, English parents from every social class sent their children to the countryside for safety, displacing more than three million young offspring. In The Secret Guests, the British royal family takes this evacuation a step further, secretly moving the princesses to the estate of the Duke of Edenmore in "neutral" Ireland. A female English secret agent,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Black 2020

Hess, Annette

Summary: Against the wishes of her family and her lover, Eva Bruhn joins a team of fiery prosecutors determined to bring the Nazis to justice, a decision that will help change the present and the past of her nation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC HES

Harman, Patricia

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR

Rader-Day, Lori

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Bridey Kelly has come to Greenway House--the beloved holiday home of Agatha Christie--in disgrace. A terrible mistake at St. Prisca's Hospital in London has led to her dismissal as a nurse trainee, and her only chance for redemption is a position in the countryside caring for children evacuated to safety from the Blitz. Greenway is a beautiful home full of riddles: wondrous curios not to be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Rimmer, Kelly

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1942, young Elzbieta Rabinek hasn't given much thought to what goes on behind the walls that contain her Jewish neighbors. But in befriending Sara, a neighbor, Elzbieta is propelled into resistance against the Nazis. Using Sara's credentials to smuggle children out of the ghetto brings Elzbieta face-to-face with the reality of the war behind its walls and to the plight of the Gorka family,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: Audrey Parker's life changes forever when Pearl Harbor is attacked on December 7, 1941. Driven to do whatever she can to serve, Audrey and her friend enlist in the Army and embark on a new adventure as flight nurses.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC STE

Clayton, Meg Waite

20 holds on 11 copies

Summary: Wealthy, beautiful Naneé was born with a spirit of adventure that transcends her Midwestern roots. When German tanks roll across the border and into Paris, Nanée joins the resistance. Known as the Postmistress because she delivers information to those in hiding, Naneé uses her charms and skill to house the hunted and deliver them to safety. Inspired by the real life Chicago heiress Mary Jayne...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Quinn, Kate

Summary: 1940. As England prepares to fight the Nazis, three very different women answer the call to mysterious country estate Bletchley Park, where the best minds in Britain train to break German military codes. Vivacious debutante Osla is the girl who has everything, but she burns to prove herself as more than a society girl. Imperious self-made Mab, works the legendary codebreaking machines as she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Steel, Danielle

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Audrey Parker's life changes forever when Pearl Harbor is attacked on December 7, 1941. Her brother, a talented young Navy pilot, had been stationed there, poised to fulfill their late father's distinguished legacy. Fresh out of nursing school with a passion and a born gift for helping others, both Audrey and her friend, Lizzie, suddenly find their nation on the brink of war. Driven to do...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Morris, Heather

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Her beauty saved her life and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other women prisoners. Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Morris 2019

Ross, JoAnn

Summary: When conflict photographer Jackson Swann dies, he leaves behind a conflict of his own making when his three daughters, each born to a different mother, discover that they're now responsible for the family's Oregon vineyard, and for a family they didn't ask for. As the sisters reluctantly gather at the Maison de Madeleine to deal with their father's final wishes, they become enchanted by the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Manning, Kirsty

30 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Fresne Prison, 1940: A former maid at a luxury villa on the Riviera, Margot Bisset finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter Joséphine Murant. Together, they are transferred to a work camp in Germany for four years, where the secrets they share will bind them for generations to come... Paris, around about now: Evie Black lives in Paris with her teenage son, Hugo,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Carter, Michaela

Summary: "As Leonora and Max embark on remarkable journeys together and apart, the full story of their tumultuous and passionate love affair unfolds, spanning time and borders as they seek to reunite and reclaim their creative power in a world shattered by war. When their paths cross with Peggy Guggenheim, an art collector and socialite working to help artists escape to America, nothing will be the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Ryan, Jennifer

Summary: "From the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir comes a new World War II-set story of four women on the home front competing for a spot hosting a BBC wartime cookery program and a chance to better their lives. Two years into World War II, Britain is feeling her losses; the Nazis have won battles, the Blitz has destroyed cities, and U-boats have cut off the supply of food. In an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RYA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Mann, Peter

Summary: "Berlin, September, 1945. Two manuscripts are found in rubble, each one narrating conflicting versions of the life of an Irish spy during the war. One of them is the journal of a German military intelligence officer and anti-Nazi cowed into silence named Adrian de Groot, charting his relationship with his agent, friend, and sometimes lover, an Irishman named Frank Pike. In De Groot's narrative,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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