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Nelson, Marilyn

Summary: Through the power of faith, a monk named Abba Jacob and his loyal rat terrier, Snook, are reunited after being separated by a ferocious storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE FIC NEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL

Beebe, Katy.

Summary: After painstakingly handcrafting a replacement copy of a library book, a medieval monk tries to protect it from a hungry bear with a taste for literature. Includes historical note on illuminated manuscripts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Pub Co 2014

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Pattison, Eliot

Summary: "Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Penny, Louise.

Summary: When a peaceful monastery in Quebec is shattered by the murder of their renowned choir director, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Sûreté du Québec are challenged to find the killer in a cloistered community that has taken avow of silence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2012

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

Brodrick, William

Summary: They came for me in November nineteen fifty-one and took me to Mokotow prison. Cambridge, the present day. And out of the past, a cry for help: Father Anselm, the brilliant Benedictine, receives a visit from an old friend with a dangerous story to tell - the story of a woman betrayed by time, fate, and someone close to her ... someone still unknown. As a young woman, Roza Mojeska was part of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Weber, David

Summary: Not yet thirty years old, Cayleb Ahrmahk has won the most crushing naval victories in human history. He's smashed a hostile alliance of no less than five princedoms and won the hand of the beautiful young Queen Sharleyan of Chisholm. Cayleb and Sharleyan have created the Charisian Empire, the greatest naval power in the history of Safehold, and they've turned Charis into a place of refuge for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Preston, Douglas.

Summary: "Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast agrees to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Preston

Farrington, Tim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAR

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KID

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Kidd

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: While on a grand tour Pendergast and Constance learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast takes up the search which leads them to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2007

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

Eisner, Michael Alexander.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EIS

Sansom, C. J.

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Summary: It is the winter of 1537 and England is divided into those faithful to the Catholic Church and those loyal to the King and the newly established Church of England. Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII's feared vicar-general, crusades against the old Church with savage new laws, rigged trials, and a vast network of informers. Queen Anne Boleyn has been beheaded and monasteries are being dissolved--their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

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Howatch, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Peters, Ellis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sphere 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2005

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Kid

Farrington, Tim.

Summary: Thirty-eight-year-old single mother Rebecca Martin, having shed her romantic illusions along with her ex-husband, discovers she may have given up on love too soon when Michael Christopher, a man who has just left the monastery after twenty years, moves into her downstairs apartment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Farrington

Peters, Ellis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Bogart, Jo Ellen

Summary: After spending a night studying his books, a monk reflects on his life and finds that he and his cat live equally simple lives, both in constant pursuit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BOG

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BOG

Bakker, R. Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAK

Chopra, Deepak.

Summary: A fictional account of the life of the Buddha, written for western readers, traces his spiritual journey while explaining how his experiences and teachings have changed the world and continue to influence every facet of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Chopra

Maguire, Gregory

Summary: An impoverished Russian country girl Elena Rudina and the aristocratic Ekatrina meet and set in motion an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and the witch Baba Yaga.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

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

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

Peters, Ellis

Summary: In 12th Century Britain, Brother Cadfael searches for his son, Olivier de Bretagne, taken prisoner in a war between the grandchildren of William the Conqueror. In the process he discovers intrigue and murder. By the author of The Holy Thief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Greeley, Andrew M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRE

Greeley, Andrew M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRE