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Lea, Caroline

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: In the wake of the Allies' victory in North Africa, 1,000 Italian soldiers have been sent to a remote island off the Scottish coast to wait out the war. Their arrival has divided the island's community. Nerves frayed from three years of war and the constant threat of invasion, many locals fear the enemy prisoners and do not want them there. Where their neighbors see bloodthirsty enemies,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Livesey, Margot.

Summary: Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Livesey 2012

Marillier, Juliet.

Summary: Thorvald, the son of Margaret and the slain king, discovers the truth about his heritage and sets out on a journey that could prove disastrous for the Norse and Orkney people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Marillier, Juliet.

Summary: Longing to become a Wolfskin warrior in the service of the god Thor, young Eyving sets out with his older brother to a fabled land, where he finds the seer Nessa and is bound by a childhood oath to kill the only thing he has ever loved.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Sackville, Amy

Summary: While honeymooning on the Orkney Islands with his new wife, a woman 40 years his junior, a literature professor becomes consumed by his mysterious bride who distracts him from his life's work--a book about enchantment-narratives in literature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAC

Gray, Juliana

Summary: "Scotland, 1906. A mysterious object discovered inside an ancient castle calls Maximilian Haywood, the new Duke of Olympia, and his fellow researcher Emmeline Truelove, north to the remote Orkney Islands. No stranger to the study of anachronisms in archaeological digs, Haywood is nevertheless puzzled by the artifact: a suit of clothing, which, according to family legend, once belonged to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Goddard, Robert

Summary: July 1919. Ex-flying ace James 'Max' Maxted's attempt to uncover the secret behind the death of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, murdered while serving as an adviser with the British delegation to the Paris peace conference, has seemingly ended in failure -- and his own death. The trail uncovered by him leads to Japan and a mysterious prisoner held by Sir Henry Maxted's old enemy, Count Tomura....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Farmer, Nancy

Summary: Two years after their adventures in The Land of the Silver Apples, the apprentice bard Jack and his Viking companion Thorgil confront the malevolent spirit of a vengeful mermaid and begin a quest that casts them among the fin folk of Notland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FAR

Dobson, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clearfield 2008

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.341 DOB

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