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Pearce, A. J. (Amanda-Jane)

3 holds 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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2018

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: Bertie Bradshaw never set out to become a spy. He never imagined traipsing around war-torn London, solving ciphers, practicing surveillance, and searching for a traitor to the Allied forces. He certainly never expected that a strong-willed American girl named Eleanor would play Watson to his Holmes (or Holmes to his Watson, depending on who you ask). But when a young woman goes missing, leaving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Robson, Jennifer

Summary: From USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Robson--author of Moonlight Over Paris and Somewhere in France--comes a lush historical novel that tells the fascinating story of Ruby Sutton, an ambitious American journalist who moves to London in 1940 to report on the Second World War, and to start a new life an ocean away from her past. In the summer of 1940, ambitious young American journalist...

Format: text

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

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Waters, Sarah

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A tale set in World War II London finds a rescue worker struggling for composure after a bombing, a young woman longing for her soldier lover, and a convict who watches a battle through the bars of his window.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

Meissner, Susan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Present day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades--beginning with who she really is. What Kendra receives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden--one that will test her convictions and her heart"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MEI

Faulks, Sebastian.

Summary: Set in England and France during the darkets days of World War II, a young Scottish woman who falls in love with an RAF pilot shortly before his plane is lost over France. She contrives to go there herself to work in the Resistance and also to search for him, buth then is unwilling to leave as she finds that the struggle for the country's fate is intimately linked to her own battle to take...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAU

Lawton, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Cambron, Kristy

Summary: "Two women, one in the present day and one in 1942, each hope for a brighter future. But they'll both have to battle through their darkest days to reach it. Today. With the grand opening of her new gallery and a fairy-tale wedding months away, Sera James appears to have a charmed life. But in an instant, the prospect of a devastating legal battle surrounding her fiancé threatens to tear her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAM

Kelly, Julia

Summary: "It's easier for Cara Hargraves to bury herself in the past than to confront the present, which is why working for a gruff but brilliant antiques dealer is perfect. While clearing out an estate, she pries open an old tin that holds the relics of a lost relationship: an unfinished diary from World War II and a photo of a young woman in uniform. Captivated by the hauntingly beautiful entries,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Cleave, Chris.

Summary: London, 1939. The day war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up. Tom Shaw decides to ignore the war, until he learns his roommate Alistair Heath has unexpectedly enlisted. Then the conflict can no longer be avoided. Young, bright, and brave, Mary is certain she'd be a marvelous spy. When she is, bewilderingly, made a teacher,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Cleave 2016

Silva, Daniel.

Summary: A World War II spy novel about a beautiful Nazi secret agent and her pursuer, a former history professor turned spy catcher. The setting is England, the time just before the D-Day landings. A first novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Wilson, Laura

Summary: London, June 1940. When the body of silent screen star Mabel Morgan is found impaled on a wrought-iron fence, the coroner rules her death as suicide. Detective Ted Stratton is not convinced and suspects that Morgan's fatal fall may have been the work of one of Soho's most notorious gangsters. Meanwhile, MI5 agent Diana Calthrop is leading a covert operation when she discovers that her boss is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Gardner, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Cleave, Chris.

Summary: Shocking her blueblood political family by volunteering for the war effort in 1939 London, socialite Mary teaches evacuated and marginalized children and bonds with her employer, Tom, before their romance is challenged by a painful love triangle and the grueling realities of the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CLE

Evans, Lissa

Summary: "When Noel Bostock--aged ten, no family--is evacuated from London to escape the Nazi bombardment, he lands in a suburb northwest of the city with Vera Sedge a thirty-six-year-old widow drowning in debts and dependents. Always desperate for money, she's unscrupulous about how she gets it. Noel's mourning his godmother, Mattie, a former suffragette. Wise beyond his years and raised with a disdain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Frayn, Michael.

Summary: When a long-forgotten scent forces Stephen Wheatley to confront his past, he starts to remember a troubling childhood summer in wartime London where an imaginative child's game of playing spies wreaked havoc upon innocent lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Kelly, Julia

5 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Unable to confront the challenges in her own life, Cara Hargraves immerses herself in work for her antiques-dealer boss, uncovering relics from the life of World War II British "Gunner Girl" Louise Keene and her complicated relationship with a man named Paul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL

Weymouth, Laura E.

Summary: Five years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell cowered from air strikes in a London bomb shelter... and were transported to another realm called the Woodlands. In a forest kingdom populated by creatures out of myth and legend, they found temporary refuge. When they finally returned to London, nothing had changed -- except themselves. Overcome with longing, Ev is desperate to return no matter what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WEY

Airth, Rennie

Summary: The murder of a young Polish girl in wartime London puts John Madden on the trail of a ruthless hired killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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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

Spark, Muriel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPA

Ryan, Jennifer (Jennifer L.)

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Mrs. Braithwaite, self-appointed queen of her English village, finds herself dethroned, despised, and dismissed following her husband's selfish divorce petition. Never deterred, the threat of a family secret being revealed sets her hot-foot to London to find the only person she has left--her clever daughter Betty, who took work there at the first rumbles of war. But when she arrives, Betty's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Deighton, Len

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Curley Pub. 1992

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

Silver, Mitch

Summary: "Europe, 1940: Posing as a friar, a British operative talks his way into the monastery at Villers-devant-Orval just before Nazi art thieves plan to sweep through the area and whisk everything of value back to Berlin. But the ersatz man of the cloth is no thief. Instead, that night he adds an old leather Bible to the monastery's library and then escapes. London, 2018: A construction worker makes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIL