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Patterson, James

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: M PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2020

Maxwell, Edith

Summary: "The winter of 1889 is harsh in Amesbury, Massachusetts, but it doesn't stop Quaker midwife Rose Carroll from making the rounds to her pregnant and postpartum mothers. When Charity Skells dies from an apparent early miscarriage, Rose wonders about the symptoms that don't match the stated cause of death. She learns that Charity's husband may be up to no good with a young woman whose mother...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAX

Patterson, James

Summary: "To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try. Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harman 2018

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

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

North, Anna

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Hamilton, Masha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BlueHen Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

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.

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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.

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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 PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Peterson 2017

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

Summary: "When a scoundrel is murdered, Sarah and Frank Malloy must find the real killer to stop a scandal that threatens to destroy a young family in this latest installment of the beloved Gaslight Mysteries. The next installment in the beloved Gaslight Mystery series by national bestselling author Victoria Thompson, set in 19th century New York City"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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Maxwell, Edith

Summary: "Following a long betrothal, midwife Rose Carroll and her beloved David are finally celebrating their marriage with friends and relatives, when a most disturbing telegram interrupts the festivities: the young ward of Rose's aunt has suffered a mysterious death, and Rose's help is needed urgently on Cape Cod. Reluctantly agreeing to mix her honeymoon plans with murder, Rose embarks on an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beyond the Page Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAX

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 Fiction, Call number: FIC DAL

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...

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hepworth 2015

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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

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.

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

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

Robotham, Mandy

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Kline, Christina Baker

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Seduced by her employer's son, Evangeline, a naïve young governess in early nineteenth-century London, is discharged when her pregnancy is discovered and sent to the notorious Newgate Prison. After months in the fetid, overcrowded jail, she learns she is sentenced to "the land beyond the seas," Van Diemen's Land, a penal colony in Australia. Though uncertain of what awaits, Evangeline knows one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KLI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLI

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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