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Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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Chevalier, Tracy

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Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

King, Laurie R.

Summary: In 1914, a young woman named Mary Russell meets a retired beekeeper on the Sussex Downs. His name is Sherlock Holmes. And although he may have all the Victorian "flaws" listed above, the Great Detective is no fool, and can spot a fellow intellect even in a fifteen-year-old woman. So, at first informally, then consciously, he takes Mary as his apprentice. They work on a few small local cases,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books, . 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS King,

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Mystery Kin

Kellogg, Marne Davis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: Promoting themselves from genteel poverty to fame, two beautiful sisters, one a daring fashion designer and the other a writer of scandalous novels, become each other's most staunch supporter and harshest critic in the face of misunderstandings and confidences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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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: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR

Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson.

Summary: In this beautifully crafted novel, Icelandic writer Olaf Olafsson tells the moving story of a woman who, in the remaining months of her life, undertakes an extraordinary emotional journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLA

George, Elizabeth

Summary: Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and detective sergeant Barbara Havers are approached by a member of Parliament with a request to investigate the supposed suicide of a constituent's son.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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

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

Austen, Jane

Contents: IPL kit contents--8 paperback books--each book is numbered book 1, book 2, etc. for the discussion leaders convenience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Brett, Simon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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

Pilcher, Rosamunde.

Summary: A tale of three generations of an English family with roots in London and Cornwall, and a cherished painting that has passed from generation to generation and threatens to tear the family apart.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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

Todd, Charles.

Summary: Grieving over the loss of her grandfather, a young woman is plunged into a morass of family secrets, vengeance, and death as she struggles to uncover the truth about the mysterious so-called "murder stone" in her family's garden.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2003

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Brett, Simon.

Summary: While waitressing at the Hopwicke Country House Hotel as a favor for a friend, Jude becomes involved in murder when a member of the Pillars of Sussex, a group of local businessmen, is found dead and Jude suspects foul play.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Lowell, Elizabeth

Summary: They call her 'Amber the Untouched' throughout the Disputed Lands - a chaste, golden-haired beauty who fears the remarkable love that was prophesied at her birth--and the death that must inevitably follow. Now Duncan has come to her in darkness, as was foretold - a wounded warrior with no memory, seared by passion's fire and irresistibly drawn to the innocent enchantress who divines truth with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2008

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

Pilcher, Rosamunde.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gramercy Books 2004

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Brett, Simon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Defoe, Daniel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEF

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: Jane Eyre, the plain yet spirited governess, introduced a new kind of heroine to literature: one whose virtuous integrity, sharp intellect, and tireless perseverance broke through class barriers to win equal stature with the man she loved. Orphaned and subject to a cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. How she takes up the post of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009

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Hardy, Thomas

Summary: Innocent Tess Durbeyfield's maidenhood is stolen by the dishonorable Alex d'Urberville and yet she is able to find true love with Angel Clare; their happiness is later shattered, for when her past is revealed, Clare rejects her love until it is too late ...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1994

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

Galsworthy, John

Summary: Chronicles the lives of a middle-class family whose values are constantly at war with its passions and love affairs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Paperback Fiction 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: In a second installment of the Harte family saga, Evan considers telling her father the truth of their heritage, while Linnet and Tessa consider an uneasy truce, and India wonders about her new love's secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Bradford

Woolf, Virginia

Summary: A poignant portrayal of the thoughts and events that comprise one day in a woman's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Krahn, Betina M.

Summary: A true culinary genius in the kitchen at the Convent of the Brides of Virtue, Julia of Childress, under the strict guidelines of the abbess, becomes the personal chef to Griffin de Grandaise, who vows to keep her virtue intact, but her delectable concoctions lead him down a path of sin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Pub. 2004

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1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK FIC Krahn

Morgan, Jude

Summary: In this Regency comedy of manners self-reliant Lydia Templeton rejects the county's most eligible bachelor but years later, when her ward proves surprisingly tricky to manage, discovers that her own spinster's heart may not be the closed book she thought it was.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Ryan, Jennifer (Jennifer L.)

Summary: As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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