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Morrissey, Donna

Summary: Kit Pitman lives with her unstable mother in a cottage on the outer banks of Newfoundland. Her life is compounded by the mystery that surrounds her illegitimate birth. Morrissey depicts the way the lines between mother and daughter, although blurred, are deeply felt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Millet, Lydia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU

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

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

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

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

Crawford, Dianna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: Jane Eyre, the plain yet spirited governess, introduced a new kind of heroine to literature: one whose virtuous integrity, sharp intellect, and tireless perseverance broke through class barriers to win equal stature with the man she loved. Orphaned and subject to a cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. How she takes up the post of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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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

Dudman, Clare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUD

Blanchard, Alice.

Summary: "A genetic researcher in Boston is driven to find a cure for the rare disease that claimed the life of her younger brother. But her progress is halted when her mentally unstable sister is discovered missing from her California home"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Brasfield, Lynette.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Flock, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Flock

Samson, Lisa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Faith 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAM

Tyler, Anne.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Mrs. Pamela Emerson was three months into widowhood, living alone far outside Baltimore, in a house full of ticking, chiming clocks--and the constant reminder of time and loss. Then she hired Elizabeth Abbott, with her rundown moccasins and 'come what may' disposition, to be a handyman around the yard. They were opposites but would come to fit neatly together like pieces of a puzzle. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1996

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Moshiri, Farnoosh.

Summary: The Drum Tower is Farnoosh Moshiri's fourth work of fiction concerned with the deleterious effects of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. This novel, told by a mentally ill, 16-year-old girl, depicts the fall of Drum Tower, the house of a family descended from generations of War Ministers. Rich in characters--Talkhoon, who struggles to control the winds she hears inside her head and who tells the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Heron Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Summary: Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe, a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month's stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013

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