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Summary: World War I nurse Bess Crawford promises Lieutenant Arthur Graham that she will carry his dying request to his brother, a request that is treated with skepticism, leading Bess to carry it out herself and put her own life at risk for Arthur's sake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins 2009

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Todd, Charles.

Summary: Nurse Bess Crawford finds herself involved in the search for a devious and dangerous killer in 1917 London after a woman she recognized from a wounded soldier's photo is found murdered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2010

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Boyne, John

Summary: Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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Perry, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: While tending to the soldiers in his care, chaplain Joseph Reavley stumbles upon the body of a war correspondent, while his brother Matthew, an intelligence officer, searches for the sinister criminal mastermind known as the Peacemaker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Perry

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: In 1917, when an arrogant and incompetent British commander turns up dead, a reluctant Joseph Reavley searches for the truth about the crime and about the twelve men accused of the murder, journeying behind enemy lines to find the individual responsible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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Perry, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: In the fifth and final entry in Perry's World War I series, the war is drawing to a close. British intelligence officer Matthew Reavley has received word that a high-ranking German defector is willing to identify the Peacemaker, the man who has been undermining Britain's war effort and is responsible for the death of Reavley's parents. As Matthew travels to Ypres, his brother, Joseph, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: "After four long years, peace is finally in sight. But chaplain Joseph Reavley and his sister, Judith, an ambulance driver on the Western Front, are more hard pressed than ever. Behind the lines, violence is increasing: Soldiers are abusing German prisoners, a nurse has been raped and murdered, and the sinister ideologue called the Peacemaker now threatens to undermine the peace just as he did...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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Simonson, Helen

Summary: It's the summer of 1914 and life in the sleepy village of Rye, England is about to take an interesting turn. Agatha Kent is expecting an unusual candidate to be the school's Latin teacher: Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good breeding in search of a position after the death of her father. Agatha's nephews, meanwhile, have come to spend the summer months, as always, both with dreams of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2016

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Perry, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine 2007

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Todd, Charles.

Summary: Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION TOD

Perry, Anne.

Summary: In June of 1914, Cambridge professor Joseph Reavley learns that his father was carrying a vitally important secret document when he died, and that his best student has been murdered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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Summary: Based on the novel by R.F. Delderfield, this follows the fortunes of Paul Craddock, a former soldier who purchases a run-down Devon estate. Set between the Boer War and the outbreak of World War I, the miniseries depicts the end of an era, as England moves into the modern age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HOR

Todd, Charles.

Summary: Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

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Winspear, Jacqueline

Summary: London investigator Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death--an investigation that leads her to a doomed affair between a young cartographer, listed as missing in action when World War I ends, and a mysterious nurse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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Simonson, Helen.

Summary: Bestselling author Helen Simonson returns with a splendid historical novel full of the same wit, romance, and insight into the manners and morals of small-town British life as her beloved "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand." It's the summer of 1914 and life in the sleepy village of Rye, England is about to take an interesting turn. Agatha Kent is expecting an unusual candidate to be the school's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Todd, Charles

Summary: At an aid station in France in October 1918, Bess Crawford, a nurse, encounters an injured, unidentified French lieutenant, who yells in fluent German after being attacked by a fellow patient. Though Bess's matron suggests that the Frenchman is from German-speaking Alsace-Lorraine, Bess isn't so sure. Two weeks later, Bess is shot while in the trenches and is sent to Paris to recuperate, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Todd 2016

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Todd, Charles

Summary: Caring for an unstable soldier who believes his distant cousin is responsible for his injuries, battlefield nurse Bess Crawford investigates the patient's claims, only to find herself in unexpected danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Winspear, Jacqueline

Summary: In the latest mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death-an investigation that leads her to a long-hidden affair between a young cartographer and a mysterious nurse. August 1914. Michael Clifton is mapping the land he has just purchased in California's beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, certain that oil lies beneath its surface. But as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2010

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Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan)

Summary: When author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. There he finds more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined. But their personal struggles, their hidden desires, will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces, as the tides turn...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2009

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Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan)

Summary: When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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Freud, Esther

Summary: 1914. In the village of Dunwich on the Suffolk coast young Thomas Maggs befriends mysterious Scotsman and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh whom the locals call Mac. Just as Thomas and Mac's friendship begins to bloom, war with Germany is declared and as the war weighs increasingly heavily on the community, the villagers on the home front become increasingly suspicious of Mac and his curious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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Todd, Charles.

Summary: A battlefield nurse during World War I, Bess Crawford, returning to London for a well-earned Christmas leave, finds her holiday fraught with mystery and murder when she agrees to help a bruised and battered woman return to her small village in Sussex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2011

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