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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Jackson, Naomi

Summary: Two sisters are suddenly sent from their home in Brooklyn to Barbados to live with their grandmother, in this stunning debut novel This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on an unforgettable matriarchal family in Barbados. Two sisters, ages ten and sixteen, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. The young Phaedra and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jackson, Naomi

Summary: Suddenly sent from their home in Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them, sisters Phaedra and Dionne spend the summer of 1989 living with their grandmother Hyacinth, a midwife and practitioner of the local spiritual practice of obeah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Perry, Marta.

Summary: Amish midwife Sarah Mast takes over responsibility from her aging aunt to run the Pleasant Valley birthing center and must fight those skeptical of her abilities, including Aaron Miller, who previously seemed drawn to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Peterson, Tracie

Summary: With the aid of trapper Alex Armistead, widow Grace Martindale uses her midwifery skills to help the natives in the untamed Oregon Country, but not everyone welcomes her presence, and she finds herself in more danger than she could have imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Peterson 2017

Hamilton, Masha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BlueHen Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Dallas, Sandra

Summary: It is 1880 and Gracy Brookens is the only midwife in a small Colorado mining town where she has delivered hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies in her lifetime. She is a gifted and important resource for the women of her hardscrabble community, a position earned through wisdom and trust. Most women in Swandyke couldn't even imagine getting through their pregnancy and labor without Gracy by their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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

Dallas, Sandra.

Summary: "It is 1880 and Gracy Brookens is the only midwife in a small Colorado mining town where she has delivered hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies in her lifetime. She is a gifted and important resource for the women of her hardscrabble community, a position earned through wisdom and trust. Most women in Swandyke couldn't even imagine getting through their pregnancy and labor without Gracy by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dallas 2015

Halls, Stacey

Summary: Pendle Hill Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth is with child again. As the mistress of Gawthorpe Hall, she is anxious to provide her husband with an heir. But none of her previous pregnancies have come to term. Then she discovers a hidden letter from her physician that warns her husband that she will not survive another pregnancy. Distraught over the frightening revelation, Fleetwood wanders the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: A desire to learn about her biological family leads nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets a mysterious lay-midwife who needs her help after an Amish client and her baby die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Clark, Mindy Starns.

Summary: "A deathbed confession, a dusty carved box containing two locks of hair and a century-old letter regarding property in Switzerland, and a burning desire to learn about her biological family lead nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta Bayer, a mysterious lay-midwife who made hold the key to Lexie's past, but she's not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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Robotham, Mandy

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Summary: "Germany, 1944. A prisoner in the labor camps, Anke Hoff is doing what she can to keep her pregnant campmates and their newborns alive. But when Anke's work is noticed, she is chosen for a task far more dangerous than she could ever have imagined. Eva Braun is pregnant with the Führer's child, and Anke is assigned as her midwife. Before long, Anke is faced with an impossible choice. Does she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2019

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Ellis, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Maxwell, Edith

Summary: Quaker midwife Rose Carroll hears secrets and keeps con­fi­dences as she attends births of the rich and poor alike in an 1888 Massachusetts mill town. When the town’s world-famed car­riage indus­try is threat­ened by the work of an arson­ist, and a car­riage fac­tory owner’s adult son is stabbed to death with Rose's own knitting needle, she is drawn into solv­ing the mys­tery. Things get dicey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAX

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Midwife Sarah Brandt and police detective Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate the arson murder of a wealthy industrialist, in a mystery set in turn-of-the-century New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When a philanthropist's involvement in the rescue of a prostitute leads to murder, Sarah Brandt's significant other, Detective Sgt. Frank Malloy, can't prevent her from investigating. Set at the end of the 19th century in New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Harman, Patricia

Summary: The Great Depression has hit West Virginia hard. Men are out of work; women struggle to feed hungry children. Luckily, Nurse Becky Myers has returned to care for them. While she can handle most situations, Becky is still uneasy helping women deliver their babies. For these mothers-to-be, she relies on an experienced midwife, her dear friend Patience Murphy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Harman, Patricia

Summary: The Great Depression has hit West Virginia hard. Men are out of work; women struggle to feed hungry children. Luckily, Nurse Becky Myers has returned to care for them. While she can handle most situations, Becky is still uneasy helping women deliver their babies. For these mothers-to-be, she relies on an experienced midwife, her dear friend Patience Murphy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR

Wood, Shelley.

Summary: Reluctant midwife Emma Trimpany is just seventeen when she assists at the harrowing birth of the Dionne quintuplets: five tiny miracles born to French farmers in hardscrabble Northern Ontario in 1934. Emma cares for them through their perilous first days and when the government decides to remove the babies from their parents, making them wards of the British king, Emma signs on as their nurse....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 0000

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P WOO

Hicks, Robert

Summary: In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock the "Widow of the South"-has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But, as they are through much of the South, changes are sweeping through the town and coming for Mariah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Laskas, Gretchen Moran.

Summary: Serving as midwives to the residents of a small mining town in prewar Appalachia, Elizabeth and her mother share in the intimate details of the lives of every family in the region, but none of their neighbors know their own secrets and desires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAS

Hepworth, Sally

Summary: "Neva Bradley, a third-generation midwife, is determined to keep the details surrounding her own pregnancy, including the identity of the baby's father, hidden from her family and coworkers for as long as possible. Her mother Grace finds it impossible to let this secret rest. The more Grace prods, the tighter Neva holds to her story, and the more the lifelong differences between private, quiet...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hepworth 2015

Parr, Delia.

Summary: Midwife Martha Cade has decided. When he returns in February, she is going to marry Mayor Thomas Dillon. That is the only decision in life in which she feels confident these days. Everything else around her feels like it's changing too fast, from her daughter's obvious affection for the town's young doctor to Martha realizing she's ready to pass on her role as midwife to someone younger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Parr 2016

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: On her way into Chinatown to deliver a baby, midwife-turned-sleuth Sarah Brandt encounters a group of Irish women, without family at Ellis Island, who had married Chinese men in the same predicament, and finds herself searching for the new mother's half-Irish, half-Chinese niece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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