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Rickloff, Alix

Summary: On the eve of Pearl Harbor, impetuous and overindulged, Lucy Stanhope, the granddaughter of an earl, is living a life of pampered luxury in Singapore until one reckless act will change her life forever. Exiled to England to stay with an aunt she barely remembers, Lucy never dreamed that she would be one of the last people to escape Singapore before war engulfs the entire island, and that her...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P RIC

Voorhoeve, Anne C.

Summary: Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protestant, is taken out of Nazi Germany on one of the Kindertransport trains, to live in London with a Jewish family, where she learns about Judaism and endures the hardships of war while attempting to keep in touch with her parents, who are trying to survive in Holland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC VOO

MacNeal, Susan Elia

Summary: "This New York Times bestselling mystery series continues as American-born codebreaker extraordinaire, Maggie Hope, returns to England to continue her intelligence work during World War II. England, 1942. Great Britain and the U.S. have joined forces to fight the Nazis. In London, Maggie Hope takes on the biggest challenge of her career: finding a killer who models himself on Jack the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Page, Lizzie

Summary: Set in the English countryside of 1939, seven-year-old Pearl Posner is evacuated to Vivienne's home for safety, and as World War II builds in Europe, Vivi and Pearl learn of a connection between them that in turn leads Vivienne to confront her relationship with her husband and long-lost sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group, Inc. 2020

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PAG

Benn, James R.

Summary: A novel inspired by the controversial Operation Tiger tragedy follows Billy Boyle's investigation into an unidentified body that has washed up on the beach near a secret training site for the approaching D-Day invasion of Normandy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Benn, James R.

Summary: "Just days after the Liberation of Paris, Billy and Kaz are brought to Saint Albans Convalescent Hospital in the English countryside. Kaz has been diagnosed with a heart condition, and Billy is dealing with emotional exhaustion and his recent methamphetamine abuse. Meanwhile, Billy's love, Diana Seaton, has been taken to Ravensbruck, the Nazi concentration camp for women, and Kaz's sister,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2020

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Chabon, Michael.

Summary: An eighty-nine-year-old former detective in rural England becomes involved with a young refugee from Nazi Germany whose sole companion, an African grey parrot, spews out a series of numbers that could hold the key to a dangerous secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fourth Estate 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Solomons, Natasha.

Summary: After escaping Germany during WWII, Jack and Sadie Rosenblum, together with their baby daughter, settle into a life of acting "English." In post-war England, however, no golf club will admit a Rosenblum. So Jack hatches a wild idea: he'll build his own. It's an obsession Sadie does not share, particularly when Jack relocates them to a thatched roof cottage in Dorset to embark on his project.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SOL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

White, Karen (Karen S.)

4 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Karen White weaves a story of friendship past and present, love, and betrayal that moves between war-torn London during the Blitz and the present day. London, 1939. In a city on the brink of war, beautiful and ambitious Eva Harlow and her best friend, sweet Southerner Precious Dubose, are young models on the rise--and a duo as close as sisters. But when Eva...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Aycliffe, Jonathan

Summary: Dominic Lancaster hoped to prove himself to his family by excelling in the Navy during World War II. Instead he is wounded while serving as a gunner, and loses his leg. Still recovering from his wounds and the trauma of his amputation when the Blitz begins, Dominic finds himself shuffled off to the countryside by his family, along with his partially deaf sister, Octavia. The crumbling family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AYC

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....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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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

Martin, Madeline

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "August 1939: London prepares for war as Hitler's forces sweep across Europe. Grace Bennett has always dreamed of moving to the city, but the bunkers and drawn curtains that she finds on her arrival are not what she expected. And she certainly never imagined she'd wind up working at Primrose Hill, a dusty old bookshop nestled in the heart of London. Through blackouts and air raids as the Blitz...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2021

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: In June 1944, with the war not going well for the British, the lives of three people on both sides of the English Channel intertwine as one of them makes a discovery that could change the course of the war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOL

Lawton, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Humphreys, Helen

Summary: A young woman gardner Gwen Davis flees to the Devon countryside where she will be in charge of a Land Army group of young girls who are to plant food crops on a country estate. At the estate along with the girls a regiment of Canadian soldiers live and form friendships, etc. Gwen comes to know herself and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 2003

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

Winspear, Jacqueline

6 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Entreated by a witness nobody believes to investigate a murder, Maisie Dobbs uncovers a conspiracy with devastating implications for Britain's war effort during the Nazi occupation of Europe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Hlad, Alan

Summary: "It is September 1940-a year into the war-and as German bombs fall on Britain, fears grow of an impending invasion. Enemy fighter planes blacken the sky around the Epping Forest home of Susan Shepherd and her grandfather, Bertie. After losing her parents to influenza as a child, Susan found comfort in raising homing pigeons with Bertie. All her birds are extraordinary to Susan-loyal,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

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

Azzopardi, Trezza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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

Paton Walsh, Jill

Summary: Drawing on the events of "The Wimsey Papers," a tale set during the Blitz in 1940 London finds Lord Peter conducting secret business for the Foreign Office, while Harriet, caring for the family, is shocked by the murder of a young Land Girl.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Winspear, Jacqueline

Summary: September 1941. While on a delivery, young Freddie Hackett, a message runner for a government office, witnesses an argument that ends in murder. Crouching in the doorway of a bombed-out house, Freddie waits until the coast is clear. But when he arrives at the delivery address, he's shocked to come face to face with the killer. Dismissed by the police when he attempts to report the crime,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Spark, Muriel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPA

Ryan, Jennifer

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.' Resurrecting themselves as 'The Chilbury Ladies' Choir,' the women of this small village soon use their joint...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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

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