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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Follows a single case from crime to conclusion, using innovative direction and unflinching narratives to heighten the suspense and expose raw emotions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Burrowes, Grace

Summary: "As a captain in the army, Colin MacHugh led men, fixed what was broken, and fought hard. Now that he's a titled gentleman, he's still fighting-this time to keep his bachelorhood safe from all the marriage-minded debutantes. Then he meets the intriguing Miss Anwen Windham, whose demure nature masks a bonfire waiting to roar to life. When she asks for his help to raise money for the local...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever/Hachette Book Group 2017

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Burrowes, Grace

Summary: "The gossips whisper that the new Duke of Murdoch is a brute, a murderer, and even worse--a Scot. They say he should never be trusted alone with a woman. But Megan Windham sees in Hamish something different, someone different. No one was fiercer at war than Hamish MacHugh, though now the soldier faces a whole new battlefield: a London Season. To make his sisters happy, he'll take on any...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2016

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Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1993

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Trollope, Anthony

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Austen, Jane

Summary: Persuasion: "Anne Elliot is a young woman of perfect breeding and unwavering integrity. Austen wrote of her, 'She is almost too good for me.' Persuasion is the story of Anne and Captain Wentworth and their long awaited union. The world of country gentry in Regency England serves as a setting while portraying the many aspects of proper society - its failings and humor"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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James, Erica

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion 1997

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Wharton, Edith

Summary: ""Death ended Edith Wharton's work on a novel which might have been her masterpiece," said Time magazine in 1938. Now, Marion Mainwaring has completed the story, meticulously and imaginatively following Wharton's directions. The result is a book any Wharton enthusiast will celebrate and any romantic reader will love - a rich, beautifully nuanced classic for all time."--BOOK JACKET.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Book Contractors 2008

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

Austen, Jane

Summary: In Persuasion, her last novel, Jane Austen reveals her most mature dissection of people, place and social setting. Like the earlier works Persuasion is a tale of love and marriage, told with the irony, insight and just evaluation of human conduct which sets her novels apart. But the heroine - like the author - is more mature; the tone of the writing more sombre. Anne Elliot and Captain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1984

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Hornby, Nick.

Summary: Will, a thirty-six-year-old London bachelor, undergoes a change in his outlook about marriage and children when he lies to join a single parents group in order to meet women, and becomes friends with a needy twelve-year-old named Marcus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1999

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Coulter, Catherine.

Summary: The Earl of Chase's daughter and nephew are bound together for better or worse when the Earl dies and leaves them his heirs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COU

Wharton, Edith

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

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Whitnell, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1994

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Austen, Jane

Summary: The last novel completed by Jane Austen before her death, Persuasion is often thought to reflect on the author's own lost love. Sir Walter Elliot has raised his three daughters with his own sense of haughty pride. Elizabeth, at twenty-eight, has found no one good enough to marry, while Mary has, with some condescension, married the son of the local squire. The youngest, Anne, was persuaded to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2006

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Quick, Amanda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1994

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Austen, Jane

Summary: Anne Elliot passes up an opportunity for happiness when she declines a match in marriage in hopes of bettering her position. Beauty fades as seven years pass, when her former love returns a wealthier man. Anne finds herself slighted and all traces of their former intimacy gone. Mishaps and mischief mount as the pair tempt fate in this comic story of love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: NAXOS AudioBooks 2007

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Wick, Lori.

Summary: Set in the English days of dukes and duchesses, peasants and servants, this novel relates the story of young girl named Sunny and her coming to grips with herself, the Lord, and love. You will be captured into the moving story as Sunny learns that her family is not what she thought it was and is thrust into a new life completely different from anything she has ever known.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House 1993

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McNaught, Judith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1994

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McNaught, Judith.

Summary: In 1820, a shipwrecked sailor, Stephen Westmoreland, is found on a Scottish shore with a treasure chest of gold and jewels. He is nursed to health by Cory Drummond and they are married by her vicar father. But Drummond is spirited away by members of his crew who inform Cory that he died. A year later she spots him in London, walking down the street, but he has no recollection of her or their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCN

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Hall, Sarah

Summary: For almost a decade, zoologist Rachel Caine has lived a solitary existence far from her estranged family in England, monitoring wolves in a remote section of Idaho as part of a wildlife recovery program. But a surprising phone call takes her back to the peat and wet light of the Lake District where she grew up. The eccentric Earl of Annerdale has a controversial scheme to reintroduce the Grey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Balogh, Mary

Summary: "Sophia Armitage was a friend, indeed. She had agreed to help Sir Nathaniel Gascoigne find a husband for his cousin Lavina in the glittering city of London-only half hoping to find one for herself. Sophia knew the odds were against her. Men simply did not seem to be attracted to her-not in that way. Even her late husband had treated Sophia more as a companion than a lover. But than something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Sensation 2016

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Kurland, Lynn.

Summary: Peaches Alexander is thrilled to receive an unexpected invitation to a weekend party given by the handsome, eligible Duke of Kenneworth. The only problem: Stephen de Piaget, a stuffy medieval studies scholar who seems determined to get in the way. Peaches has absolutely no desire to get involved with Stephen, until a quirk of Fate sends her hurtling through time ... Stephen de Piaget has been...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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Balogh, Mary.

Summary: Young widow Vanessa Huxtable Dew, in an effort to save her sister from a loveless marriage to Elliott Wallace, Viscount Lyngate, offers herself instead, while Elliott pursues a mysterious mission of his own that could have a connection to Vanessa's family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell 2009

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