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Summary: An anthology of historical fiction and fantasy short stories features a diverse array of daring heroines making their way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals to face down everything from murderers to marriage proposals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: While participating in a Revolutionary War reenactment, Frank and Joe learn that there has been a real casualty and set out to investigate the incident.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2014

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Lawhon, Ariel

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Summary: In this "historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov. Is she the Russian Grand Duchess, a beloved daughter and revered icon, or is she an imposter, the thief of another woman's legacy?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Lee, Mackenzi

Summary: Henry "Monty" Montague was bred to be a gentleman. His passions for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men, have earned the disapproval of his father. His quest for pleasures and vices have led to one last hedonistic hurrah as Monty, his best friend and crush Percy, and Monty's sister Felicity begin a Grand Tour of Europe. When a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

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

McMorris, Kristina

Summary: 2 CHILDREN FOR SALE. The scrawled sign, peddling young siblings on a farmhouse porch, captures the desperation sweeping the country in 1931. It's an era of breadlines, bank runs, and impossible choices. For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family's dark past. He snaps a photograph of the children, not meant for publication. But when the image leads...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

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

Masih, Tara Lynn

Summary: "A riveting story of courage and strength in the face of Nazi terror ... about Hanna, a young Jewish girl, age 14, from a small Ukrainian village and how she and her family survived the Holocaust and eventually emigrated to America."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandel Vilar Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAS

Kirwan, Anna.

Summary: In 1829, nine-year-old Victoria begins a journal chronicling her life as an English princess. Includes information on the reign, marriage, and family life of Queen Victoria and English civilization during that period.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KIR

Slate, Joseph.

Summary: A farmer rescues the Liberty Bell from the British in his big wagon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: M. Cavendish 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC SLA

Aiken, Ginny.

Summary: "When socialite Emma Crowell stops the carriage on the way to Portland to 'exercise' her fussy poodle, she does not expect to become stranded in the woods in decidedly unsuitable attire. The pair of men who find her decide to take her back to their cave, where they've hidden sheep they rustled. When rancher Peter Lowery arrives, furious, to retrieve his property and discovers Emma, he does the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION AIK

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Summary: Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PHI

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Lai, Thanhha

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Summary: A Vietnam War refugee in Texas partners with a city boy with rodeo dreams to track down the younger brother she was separated from six years before when he was evacuated by American troops during the waning days of the Vietnam War.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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McMorris, Kristina

5 holds on 5 copies

Summary: 2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impossible choices. For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family's dark past. He snaps a photograph of the children, not meant for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2018

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Dekker, Ted

Summary: "A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. Step back in time to the year of our Lord...A.D. 30. The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DEK

Brouwer, Sigmund

Summary: "This WWII drama is both exciting in its revelations and heart-rending in its truth about human nature and forgiveness"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BRO

Dekker, Ted

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker delivers the gripping story of Maviah, a slave who becomes a queen in Arabia, A.D. 33. They call her the Queen of the Outcasts. Maviah, a woman whose fate was sealed on her birth by this world-unwanted, illegitimate, female, a slave-subject to the whims of all. But then she met a man named Yeshua who opened her eyes. She found strength in his words,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

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Perry, Anne

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Summary: "Commander William Monk has learned to live with the fact that he cannot remember the events of his life prior to a horrific carriage accident years ago. But when a ghost from his past, a man he has no recollection of, attempts to frame him for a series of murders, he must rely on the help of his wife Hester and his close friend Oliver Rathbone in order to free himself--from both the charges,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M PER

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Koestler, Arthur

Summary: Fictional portrayal of the nightmare politics of our time. Its hero is an aging revolutionary, imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. As the pressure to confess preposterous crimes increases, he re-lives a career that embodies the terrible ironies and human betrayals of a totalitarian movement masking itself as an instrument of deliverance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOE

Tompkins, Mark L.

Summary: An epic novel of magic and mysticism, Celts and faeries, mad kings and Druids, stalwart warriors and the goddess struggling to reign over magic's last outpost on the earth Aisling is a goddess in a human form, born to rule medieval Ireland and reunite the earthly realm with the Middle Kingdom--home to powerful faeries. With her counselor, Liam, and her lover, Conor, she stands between warring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult- Fantasy, Call number: Fantasy Tompkins 2016

Williams, Beatriz

Summary: As the RMS Lusitania steams toward its fate at the hands of a German U-boat, three women work against time to unravel a plot that will change the course of their own lives and history itself--two of them aboard the doomed ship in 1915 and one safely on land--and separated from the others by a gulf of ninety-eight years--who has just opened an old chest that belonged to her great-grandfather and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION TUR

Perry, Anne.

Summary: "For countless readers, Christmastime means a delicious new holiday mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. A Christmas Escape, her thirteenth noel to the season, transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure--and an unforgettable volcanic encounter. Lonely Charles Latterly arrives at his small hotel hoping that the island's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2015

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1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: M PER

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo

Summary: En route from Lisbon to Buenos Aires in 1928, Max and Mecha meet aboard a luxurious transatlantic cruise ship. There Max teaches the stunning stranger and her erudite husband to dance the tango. A steamy affair ignites at sea and continues as the seedy decadence of Buenos Aires envelops the secret lovers. Nice, 1937. Still drawn to one another a decade later, Max and Mecha rekindle their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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Summary: An anthology of historical short stories features a diverse array of girls standing up for themselves and their beliefs, forging their own paths while resisting society's expectations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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