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Wolk, Lauren

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Summary: Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her rural Pennsylvania town. Until the day Betty Glengarry moves to town. Betty quickly reveals herself to be cruel and manipulative, and while her bullying at first seems isolated, things quickly spin out of control, escalating until Betty mysteriously disappears. As the town searches for Betty...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WOL

Grey, Zane

Summary: Keven Bell returns to Rogue River a war victim but not a hero. His bitterness deepens when he discovers that Gus Atwell has stolen his girl, ruined his reputation and prospered by his absence. He turns to the deep, fast-moving Rogue River and there he finds the will to fight against men who are as unscrupulous as he is honest, as crooked as he is straight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers 1930

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Carr, J. L. (Joseph Lloyd)

Summary: "Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent countryside of high summers, and laboring each day to uncover an anonymous painter's extraordinary depiction of the apocalypse, Birkin finds that he himself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: What happens when a trained killer discovers that his true vocation is love? Having survived the killing fields of World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns home to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend who was killed in action. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious set of knives, Fidelis sets out for America, getting as far as North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Erdrich

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Having survived World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend, killed in action. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious knife set, Fidelis sets out for America. In Argus, North Dakota, he builds a business, a home for his family--which includes Eva and four sons--and a singing club consisting of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERD

Winspear, Jacqueline

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2004

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Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: What happens when a trained killer discovers that his true vocation is love? Having survived the killing fields of World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns home to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend who was killed in action. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious set of knives, Fidelis sets out for America, getting as far as North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2003

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

Winspear, Jacqueline

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Winspear, Jacqueline

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Summary: Maisie Dobbs entered domestic service in 1910 at thirteen, working for Lady Rowan Compton. When her remarkable intelligence is discovered by her employer, Maisie becomes the pupil of Maurice Blanche, a learned friend of the Comptons. In 1929, following an apprenticeship with Blanche, Maisie hangs out her shingle: "M. Dobbs, trade and personal investigations." She soon becomes enmeshed in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Winspear 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS WIN

Goddard, Robert

Summary: "Four years of horrific fighting have finally ended on the battlefield, but in the spring of 1919, Paris is filled with delegates from around the world who are still trying to hammer out the terms of peace. One such delegate is British diplomat Sir Henry Maxted, in charge of liaising with the Brazilians regarding seized ships. But before a deal is reached, Sir Henry turns up dead outside a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Farrell, J. G. (James Gordon)

Summary: At the end of World War One, Major Brendan Archer travels to Ireland and to his fiancee, Angela Spencer; however, her family's fortune and their once thriving hotel is in a state of decline, the major becomes interested in another woman, and violence in eastern Ireland begins to mount.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Farrell 2002

Huang, Christopher

Summary: "The year is 1924. The cobblestoned streets of St. James ring with jazz as Britain races forward into an age of peace and prosperity. London's back alleys, however, are filled with broken soldiers and still enshadowed by the lingering horrors of the Great War. Only a few years removed from the trenches of Flanders himself, Lieutenant Eric Peterkin has just been granted membership in the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Huang 2018

King, Laurie R.

Summary: His existence shattered by the Great War, Bennett Grey is investigated by an American agent who thinks he may be useful for protecting national security.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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

Davies, Robertson

Summary: Relationship between three men who grew up together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1977

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Davie

Gordon-Smith, Dolores.

Summary: How do a few lines of poetry, a chance encounter in a London hotel, and a death in Sussex lead to a lost city of Arabia, and to the tombs of the Whispering Dead? Jack Haldean has evaded the truth for years, but now, enmeshed in the web of murder, theft and deception, he must find the answer and face up to the truth--a truth as deadly as any dragon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

St. James, Simone.

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Summary: ""Portis House emerged from the fog as we approached, showing itself slowly as a long, low shadow...." In 1919, Kitty Weekes, pretty, resourceful, and on the run, falsifies her background to obtain a nursing position at Portis House, a remote hospital for soldiers left shell-shocked by the horrors of the Great War. Hiding the shame of their mental instability in what was once a magnificent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STJ

King, Laurie R.

Summary: Left with an extraordinary sensitivity that allows him to determine the lies and deceptions of everyday life with a mere touch after the Great War, Bennett Grey lives a reclusive life until he is called in by the British government to find a terrorist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Dell 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Pouncey, Peter R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC POU

Dunmore, Helen

Summary: "Cornwall, 1920. Daniel Branwell has survived the First World War and returned to the small fishing town where he was born. Behind him are the trenches and the most intense relationship of his life. As he works on the land, struggling to make a living in the aftermath of war, he is drawn deeper and deeper into the traumas of the past and memories of his dearest friend and his first love. As the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Hackman, Gene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martins Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAC

Gautreaux, Tim.

Summary: After the devastation in France just as World War I, Sam Simoneaux went back to New Orleans eager for a normal life. But when a little girl disappears from a department store on his shift, he loses his job and soon joins her parents working on a steamboat plying the Mississippi. Sam comes to suspect that on the downriver journey someone had seen this magical child and arranged to steal her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gautreaux 2009

Winspear, Jacqueline

Summary: In 1931 London, when artist Nick Bassington-Hope falls to his death before the opening of an exhibition of his work and police refuse to investigate, his journalist sister Georgina enlists the aid of psychologist Maisie Dobbs to uncover the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Goddard, Robert

Summary: "Max is sent on his first mission for legendary German spy Fritz Lemmer, the very man who claims responsibility for the murder of Max's father. As Max travels to Scotland's remote Orkney Islands to collect a mysterious grey file from a German captain, he must keep his true allegiances in mind. Further complications arise when a fellow tourist recognizes Max from their school days and threatens...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Gautreaux, Tim.

Summary: Randolph Aldridge travels to a snake-infested Cypress mill in Louisiana to find his brother Byron, a troubled veteran of World War I. Once there, Randolph finds that By is a shell of his former self--and that the murderous cartel controlling the mill's casino won't give them any peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAU

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