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Hand, Cynthia

Summary: Refusing a job with the Society for the Relocation of Wayward Spirits, Jane Eyre heads to Thornfield Hall to work as a governess for Mr. Rochester.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wood, Maryrose

Summary: Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons--who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer+Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WOO

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Coville, Katherine

Summary: Presents the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as told by young Teddy's governess, who came to work at the Vaughn family "cottage" shortly before a golden-haired girl, ragged and dirty, entered the home and soon became a beloved foster child, until evil characters tried to take her away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COV

Wood, Maryrose.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to behave in a civilized manner quickly, in preparation for a Christmas ball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WOO

Turansky, Carrie.

Summary: "Worlds lie between the marketplaces of India and the halls of a magnificent country estate like Highland Hall. Will Julia be able to find her place when a governess is neither upstairs family nor downstairs help? Missionary Julia Foster loves working alongside her parents, ministering and caring for young girls in India. But when the family must return to England due to illness, she readily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION TUR

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: Two stories in one volume. The first is the classic story of the relationship between Jane Eyre, a governess, and the eccentric millionaire Rochester. The second tells of the passionate attachment between a headstrong young girl and a foundling boy brought up by her father which causes disaster for them and many others, even in the next generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark Publishers 1996

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Willig, Lauren.

Summary: Laura Grey, a veteran governess, joins the Selwick Spy School expecting to find elaborate disguises and thrilling exploits. Instead, she is sent to serve as governess for the children of Andre Jaouen, right-hand man to Bonaparte's minister of police. Jaouen and his arch rival, Gaston Delaroche, are investigating a suspected Royalist plot, and Laura's mission is to report anything suspicious. As...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

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De Blasi, Marlena.

Summary: Krakow, 1931. A baby girl is born out of wedlock, and deposited at a remote convent in the French countryside. Amandine is raised by her governess, Solange. As global war looms, the two flee toward Solange's childhood home, and begin a perilous, years-long odyssey across Occupied France-- and deeper into the treacheries of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEB

Field, Rachel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Guhrke, Laura Lee

Summary: Lady Truelove may be London’s most famous advice columnist, but James St. Clair, the Earl of Kenyon, knows his wild young sons need a tutor, not a new mother. They need a man tough enough to make his hellions tow the line, and James is determined to find one. Miss Amanda Leighton, former schoolteacher and governess, knows she has all the qualifications to be a tutor. And while female tutors...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUH

James, Eloisa

Summary: Highly sought for her premiere governesses, witty and elusive Eugenia Snowe clashes with brilliant inventor Ward Reeve, who resorts to everything including kidnapping to claim her heart.

Format: text

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

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

Livesey, Margot.

Summary: Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LIV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Livesey 2012

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: A novel of intense power and intrigue, Jane Eyre has dazzled generations of readers with its depiction of a woman's quest for freedom. Having grown up an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at a harsh charity school, Jane Eyre becomes an independent and spirited survivor-qualities that serve her well as governess at Thornfield Hall. But when she finds love with her sardonic employer,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bronte 2015

Wood, Maryrose.

Summary: "Miss Penelope Lumley embarks on an investigation into the mysteries surrounding the Incorrigible children, Lord Ashton, the forests of Ashton Place, and her own past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WOO

Ladd, Sarah E

Summary: "In the first of a new series from beloved Regency romance author, Sarah Ladd, Delia, a governess to five recently orphaned children, would risk anything to protect them ... even her heart"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2019

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Brontë, Charlotte

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ann Arbor Media Group 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.8 Bro

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2008

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

Shoemaker, Sarah

1 hold on 6 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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4 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU

De Blasi, Marlena.

Summary: Deemed an illegitimate child by her royal Polish family, Amandine is abandoned as a baby at a French convent. As she grows, Amandine struggles to accept her orphaned state. She longs to put together the missing pieces of her identity, but as WWII engulfs Europe, her time to find answers may be running short.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M DE B

Wood, Maryrose

Summary: Determined to break the wolfish curse that is threatening her charges and their unborn baby sibling, Miss Penelope Lumley takes a seaside holiday in the hope of gaining answers from an aging mariner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WOO

Boyne, John

Summary: After the death of her father leaves her alone in the world, Eliza is offered a position as a governess at Gaudlin Hall in Norfolk. Arriving at Thorpe station she is almost pushed beneath a train but is saved by two villagers who, although initially friendly, become quiet and uneasy when she mentions the position she has accepted. Arriving at Gaudlin, Eliza meets the two children in her care,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Bronte, Charlotte

Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned bt the mysteriously remote Mr. Rochester.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1980

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

Erwin, Sherri Browning.

Summary: Jane Slayre, our plucky demon-slaying heroine, a courageous orphan who spurns the detestable vampyre kin who raised her, sets out on the advice of her ghostly uncle to hone her skills as the fearless slayer she's meant to be. When she takes a job as a governess at a country estate, she falls head-over-heels for her new master, Mr. Rochester, only to discover he's hiding a violent werewolf in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERW