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Shapiro, Deborah

Summary: "On the verge of her fortieth birthday and shaken by a recent miscarriage, Emily inherits an abandoned summer camp in Massachusetts. She and her husband move onto the property and make grand plans to revitalize the land. But they soon discover that their inheritance includes an unexpected guest. On a walk through the old campgrounds she once frequented as a girl, Emily finds, living undetected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Set in the harsh Puritan environment of 17th century Boston, The scarlet letter describes the plight of Hester Prynne, an independent-minded woman who stands alone against society. Having given birth to a child after an illicit affair, she refuses to name the father and is forced to wear the letter "A" for adulteress embroidered on her dress.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 1981

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Miller, Sue

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynn, a young woman in Puritan Massachusetts, publicly bears the burden of her sin of adultery while her husband secretly exacts his revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1986

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Haw

Naslund, Sena Jeter.

Summary: The adventures of Una Spenser who went to sea disguised as a cabin boy. Shipwrecked, she marries one of the survivors, then falls in love with Captain Ahab, a man obsessed with a white whale. She becomes involved in fighting slavery and in women's rights. A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick chronicles the life of Una Spenser, wife of the immortal Captain Ahab, from her Kentucky...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAS

Conant, Susan

Summary: There is dog lore galore in this novel as Holy Winter, a reporter for Dog's Life magazine, investigates the death of a dog-loving bookseller in Cambridge, Massachusetts. By the author of Gone to the Dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Hoffman, Alice.

Summary: Presents a series of interlinking stories that capture the lives and fortunes of the various occupants of an old Massachusetts house over the course of two centuries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

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Roberts, Nora.

Summary: When Nell Channing arrives on charming Three Sisters Island, she believes that she's finally found refuge from her abusive husband - and from the terrifying life she fled so desperately eight months ago. But even in this quiet, peaceful place, Nell never feels entirely at ease. Careful to conceal her true identity, she takes a job as a cook at the local bookstore cafe - and begins to explore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Ripley Todd just wants to live a quiet, peaceful kind of life. Her job as a sheriff's deputy keeps her busy and happy, and she has no trouble finding men when she wants them-which, lately, isn't all that often. She's perfectly content, except for one thing: she has special powers that both frighten and confuse her-and though she tries hard to hide them, she can't get them under control.... ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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

Genova, Lisa.

Summary: Patrol officer Joe O'Brien is third-generation Irish in Charlestown. A tough cop with a soft interior, a loving wife and four adult children, Joe is diagnosed with Huntington's disease. As Joe's symptoms worsen and he's eventually stripped of his badge and more, Joe struggles to maintain hope and a sense of purpose, while his daughter Katie and her siblings must find the courage to either live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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

Sarton, May

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAR

Forbes, Esther.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Academy Chicago Publishers 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Hilderbrand, Elin.

Summary: Two generations of women travel to the small private island of Tuckernuck to mend their own broken hearts and perhaps spark new romances.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: As soon as she is named one of the youngest family court judges in Massachusetts, Kelly McCleod is saddled with a make-or-break case that could change her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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Hilderbrand, Elin.

Summary: Facing homelessness and a loss of social standing after her husband cheats rich investors out of billions of dollars, Meredith and her best friend, Connie, who has troubles of her own, escape to Nantucket to heal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Hilderbrand, Elin.

Summary: Facing homelessness and a loss of social standing after her husband cheats rich investors out of billions of dollars, Meredith and her best friend, Connie, who has troubles of her own, escape to Nantucket to heal.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Tessaro, Kathleen

Summary: "In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret in this mesmerizing work of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume Collector. Maeve Fanning is a first generation Irish immigrant, born and raised among the poor, industrious Italian families of Boston's North End by her widowed mother....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TES

Elo, Elisabeth.

Summary: "Dennis Lehane meets Smilla's Sense of Snow: a big discovery in the world of female suspense, about an edgy young woman with the rare ability to withstand extreme conditions Elisabeth Elo's debut novel introduces Pirio Kasparov, a Boston-bred tough-talking girl with an acerbic wit and a moral compass that points due north. When the fishing boat Pirio is on is rammed by a freighter, she finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELO

Gardner, Lisa.

Summary: Opening up a newspaper to discover that she is supposed to be dead, Annabelle Mary Granger finds herself trapped in the middle of a two-decades-old crime that leads her to homicide detective Bobby Dodge and a confrontation with two separate killers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Gardner

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GAR

Gardner, Lisa.

Summary: Bobby Dodge teams up with his former lover, partner, and friend D.D. Warren to work a nightmarish case that he'd thought dead and buried.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Page, Katherine Hall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAG

Palmer, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

Gardner, Lisa.

Summary: Six mummified corpses are found buried in an underground chamber on the grounds of a Massachusetts mental hospital. One of the bodies is wearing the necklace beloning to Annabelle Granger. Annabelle lived her childhood in hiding with her family not knowing why, until her name appeared in the paper as one of the victims.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M GAR

Hilderbrand, Elin.

Summary: When sisters, daughters, ex-lovers and long-kept secrets come together on a remote island, what might sound like a peaceful getaway becomes much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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