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Grant, Richard

Summary: A gripping novel of historical espionage, about an eleventh-hour attempt by members of the German elite to unseat Adolf Hitler, and its endlessly complex consequences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harmel, Kristin

Summary: Newlywed Ruby Benoit arrives in Paris in 1939 with her French husband Marcel, imagining strolls in the golden afternoon light. But war is looming on the horizon, and as France falls to the Nazis, her marriage begins to splinter. Charlotte Dacher is eleven when the Germans roll into the French capital, and when Jews are ordered to wear the yellow star, she can't imagine things getting much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Veletzos, Roxanne

Summary: A sweeping family saga and love story that offers a vivid and unique portrayal of life in war-torn 1941 Bucharest and life behind the Iron Curtain during the Soviet Union occupation--perfect for fans of Lilac Girls and Sarah's Key . On a freezing night in January 1941, a little Jewish girl is found on the steps of an apartment building in Bucharest. With Romania recently allied with the Nazis,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION VEL

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue. In March 1940, the Nazis sweep Paris and immediately take up...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Khair, Tabish

Summary: "A novel about friendship, faith, and alienation, Just Another Jihadi Jane tells the tale of Islamist radicalization from the inside. Two children of Muslim immigrants in England's industrial north--thoughtful Jamilla and rebellious Ameena--become best friends, and find in religion and social media a community as welcoming and encouraging as their public education is estranging. After Jamilla's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Pacat, C. S.

Summary: "His identity now revealed, Damen must face his master Prince Laurent as Damianos of Akielos, the man Laurent has sworn to kill ... Forced into an uneasy alliance the two princes journey deep into Akielos, where they face their most dangerous opposition yet. But even if the fragile trust they have built survives the revelation of Damen's identity can it stand against the Regent's final, deadly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAC

Harmel, Kristin

26 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II--an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: A novice naval aviator grows into a hero in this gripping and authentic WWII adventure by a master storyteller. Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a 'Nugget,' who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. A blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the USS Oklahoma; later...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Deu

Poyer, David

Summary: "The war against China turns dire, as the United States struggles to survive in this gripping thriller featuring Navy commander Dan Lenson"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Deutermann, Peter T.

Summary: "Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval aviator: a "Nugget," who needs to learn the ropes and complex procedures of taking off and returning safely to his aircraft carrier. A blurry night of drinking lands him in an unfamiliar bed aboard the USS Oklahoma; later that day, the Japanese destroy Pearl Harbor. After cheating death and losing his friend in this act of war, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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McAulty, Todd

Summary: A thrilling adventure in a world one step away from total subjugation by machines After long years of war, the United States has sued for peace, yielding to a brutal coalition of nations ruled by fascist machines. One quarter of the country is under foreign occupation. Manhattan has been annexed by a weird robot monarchy, and in Tennessee, a permanent peace is being delicately negotiated...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Wexler, Django

Summary: Military might and arcane powers clash in Wexler's fifth action-packed Shadow Campaigns novel. The Beast, the ancient demon imprisoned beneath Elysium for a thousand years, has been loosed on the world. It absorbs mind after mind, spreading like a plague through the north. And it threatens the heart of Vordan. As Queen Raesinia Orboan and soldiers Marcus D'Ivoire and Winter Ihernglass grapple...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Campbell, Karen

Summary: "Trapped in Tuscany as war rages along the Gothic Line, Vittoria Guidi doesn't understand where her allegiances should lie. With her Scots-Italian father or Fascist mother? With Mussolini, or her King? With the life she wants, or is told to live? As Germans occupy the mountains surrounding Barga and American Buffalo soldiers draw near, loyalties are tested and families torn apart. Frank Chapel,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Circus 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Russ, Ted.

Summary: "To honor bonds forged twenty-five-years ago at West Point, Lieutenant Colonel Sam Avery leads an illegal mission deep into ISIS-held territory. Flying across Iraq in a stolen helicopter, Army Lieutenant Colonel Sam Avery knows that tonight will be his last mission. He and his crew will either be shot down by ISIS, or court martialed when they return. Sam doesn't care. He can't care. There is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Pearce, A. J. (Amanda-Jane)

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "London, 1940. Emmeline Lake is Doing Her Bit for the war effort, volunteering as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. When Emmy sees an advertisement for a job at the London Evening Chronicle, her dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent suddenly seem achievable. But the job turns out to be working as a typist for the fierce and renowned advice columnist, Henrietta Bird....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PEA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PEA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION PEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Pearce 2018

Shaara, Jeff

Summary: "In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt watches uneasily as the world heads rapidly down a dangerous path. The Japanese have waged an aggressive campaign against China, and they now begin to expand their ambitions to other parts of Asia. As their expansion efforts grow bolder, their enemies know that Japan's ultimate goal is total conquest over the region, especially when the Japanese align...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

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Ness, Patrick

Summary: With harpoons strapped to their backs, the proud whales of Bathsheba's pod live for the hunt, fighting in the ongoing war against the world of men. When they attack a ship bobbing on the surface of the Abyss, they expect to find easy prey. Instead, they find the trail of a myth, a monster, perhaps the devil himself. As their relentless captain leads the chase, they embark on a final, vengeful...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA PA FIC NES

Hunter, Devin

Summary: "Time is running out for Grey and his squad. While they consistently rank in the top twenty players stuck in Fortnite Battle Royale, they need to be the top five to escape virtual reality and go home. Grey's team begins to fray apart, and he fears he won't be able to keep them together long enough to get the rank they need. With the season ending in a couple weeks, people are either giving up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2019

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

Lee, Chang-rae

Summary: Korean born June Han has forged a life thousands of miles from her birthplace: she has built a business in New York, survived a husband, borne a child. But her past holds more secrets than she has ever been able to tell, and thirty years after her escape from war-ravaged Korea, the time has come for her to confront them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Maden, Mike

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: After a mission in Poland where he barely escaped with his life, Jack Ryan Jr. finds his life in danger again while trying to fulfill an old friend's dying wish to be scattered on a Chilean hillside.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Abdoh, Salar

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Saleh, the narrator of Out of Mesopotamia, is a middle-aged Iranian journalist who moonlights as a writer for one of Iran's most popular TV shows but cannot keep himself away from the front lines in neighboring Iraq and Syria. There, the fight against the Islamic State is a proxy war, an existential battle, a declaration of faith, and, for some, a passing weekend affair. After weeks spent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2020

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Lester, Natasha

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Summary: "New York City/Paris, 1942: When American model Jessica May arrives in Europe to cover the war as a photojournalist for Vogue, most of the soldiers are determined to make her life as difficult as possible. But three friendships change that. Journalist Martha Gellhorn encourages Jess to bend the rules. Captain Dan Hallworth keeps her safe in dangerous places so she can capture the stories that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Mason, Daniel (Daniel Philippe)

Summary: "Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student when World War I explodes across Europe. Enraptured by romantic tales of battlefield surgery, he enlists, expecting a position at a well-organized field hospital. But when he arrives--at a commandeered church tucked away high in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains--he discovers a freezing outpost ravaged by typhus. The other...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Ondaatje, Michael

Summary: In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself--shadowed and luminous at once--we follow the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister, Rachel. In 1945, just after World War II, they stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore, leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal, and they grow both more...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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