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Take a trip to the days of yore in these historical fiction titles in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print, or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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You'll never see me again by Lesley Pearse

You'll never see me again

Lesley Pearse

eAudiobook

Betty Wellows is running for her life ... Young Betty dreams of settling down to an ordinary life in Hallsands with her fisherman husband. But when he returns broken and haunted from the Great War, she finds herself persecuted by his distraught mother...

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Voss by Patrick White

Voss

Patrick White

eAudiobook

Set in 19th-century Australia, Voss is the story of the secret passion between an explorer and a naïve young woman. Although they have met only a few times, Voss and Laura are joined by overwhelming, obsessive feelings for each other. Voss sets out to...

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Nottingham by Nathan Makaryk

Nottingham

Nathan Makaryk

Audio CD

No king. No rules. England, 1191. King Richard is half a world away, fighting for God and his own ambition. Back home, his country languishes, bankrupt and on the verge of anarchy. People with power are running unchecked. People without are growing angry....

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Mary Toft by Dexter Clarence Palmer

Mary Toft

Dexter Clarence Palmer

Book

"In 1726 in the small town of Godalming, England, a young woman confounds the medical community by giving birth to dead rabbits. Surgeon John Howard is a rational man. His apprentice Zachary knows John is reluctant to believe anything that purports to...

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Delayed rays of a star by Amanda Koe Lee

Delayed rays of a star

Amanda Koe Lee

eBook

"When a photographer captures Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong and Leni Riefenstahl in one frame at a party in Berlin in 1928, no one realizes the extent to which their lives will reflect the tumultuous decades that follow. Marlene crosses the Atlantic...

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An orphan's winter  by Sheila Jeffries

An orphan's winter

Sheila Jeffries

Book

"Almost a decade after being rescued from a shipwreck by a local Cornish family, sixteen-year-old Lottie is settled in St Ives with her adoptive family. But after a trip to America to meet her birth mother ends badly, Lottie fears her new life might be...

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A winter hope  by Sheila Newberry

A winter hope

Sheila Newberry

Book

"Number five Kitchener Avenue heralds the start of a new life for the Hope family. For pregnant Miriam it is a warm, safe environment to bring up her child. For her sister, fourteen-year-old Barbara, it means independence . . . and boys. And for Fred...

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The innocents  by Michael Crummey

The innocents

Michael Crummey

Book

"A brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean, by a relentless pendulum of abundance and murderous scarcity. Still children with only the...

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Frontline nurses on duty  by Holly (Historical fiction writer) Green

Frontline nurses on duty

Holly (Historical fiction writer) G...

Book

"When war is declared in 1914, Leonora Malham Brown and her best friend Victoria, head to Calais to volunteer with the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. But Leonora is torn between doing her duty and love. Determined to see her sweetheart, Colonel Malkovic,...

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The copperettes at war  by Sue Wilsher

The copperettes at war

Sue Wilsher

Book

"Essex, 1918. Aggie has tasted freedom working at the local munitions factory. But the Great War is coming to an end, and the men are coming home. Aggie can't bear the idea of going back into service. She wants more from her life - and becoming a Copperette...

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The sun sister by Lucinda. author. Riley

The sun sister

Lucinda. author. Riley

eBook

To the outside world, Electra D'Aplièse seems to be the woman with everything: as one of the world's top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous.Yet beneath the veneer, and fuelled by the pressure of the life she leads, Electra's already tenuous control...

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Ebb tide by Richard Woodman

Ebb tide

Richard Woodman

eBook

"It is 1843 and Captain Nathaniel Sir Drinkwater embarks on the paddle-steamer Vestal for an inspection of lighthouse on the west coast of England."--Back cover.

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The sound of thunder by Wilbur A. Smith

The sound of thunder

Wilbur A. Smith

eBook

Sean Courtney returns from the African wilds to find war has been declared between the British Empire and the Transvaal Republic. Not only that, but a rivalry is growing, between the cruel, obsessive son who bears his name, and his elder, secret son,...

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The end of the Magi  by Patrick W. Carr

The end of the Magi

Patrick W. Carr

Book

"Following his vision of the coming Messiah, the prophet Daniel creates a select group of men who will count down the calendar to the arrival of Israel's promised king. Centuries later, as the day nears, Myrad, a young magi acolyte, flees for his life...

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Cilka's journey by Heather (Screenwriter) Morris

Cilka's journey

Heather (Screenwriter) Morris

Audio CD

Her beauty saved her life and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from...

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Khaki Town by Judy Nunn

Khaki Town

Judy Nunn

Audio CD

"'It seems to have happened overnight, Val thought . How extraordinary. We've become a khaki town."' It's March 1942. Singapore has fallen. Darwin has been bombed. Australia is on the brink of being invaded by the Imperial Japanese Forces. And Val Ca...

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The Cane Creek Regulators by Johnny D. Boggs

The Cane Creek Regulators

Johnny D. Boggs

Large Print

"The South Carolina back country is no place for a young girl to grow up in the 1760s but sixteen-year-old Emily Stewart wouldn't have it any other way because she loves the settlement of Ninety Six where her father Breck Stewart runs a tavern with his...

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A hope at the end of the world by Sarah Lark

A hope at the end of the world

Sarah Lark

Large Print

"In the chaos of World War II, Polish teenagers Helena and Luzyna Grabowski have lost everything. Without parents or a home, they are shipped to a refugee camp in Persia, where the days ahead hold only darkness. When they hear that orphans are being ...

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The long flight home by Alan Hlad

The long flight home

Alan Hlad

Large Print

"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...

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Shadowplay by Joseph O'Connor

Shadowplay

Joseph O'Connor

Large Print

"1878: The Lyceum Theatre, London. Three extraordinary people begin their life together, a life that will be full of drama, transformation, passionate and painful devotion to art and to one another. Henry Irving, the Chief, is the volcanic leading man...

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The Verdun affair by Nick Dybek

The Verdun affair

Nick Dybek

Large Print

"A sweeping, romantic, and profoundly moving novel, set in Europe in the aftermath of World War I and Los Angeles in the 1950s, about a lonely young man, a beautiful widow, and the amnesiac soldier whose puzzling case binds them together even as it tears...

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Stanley and Elsie by Nicola Upson

Stanley and Elsie

Nicola Upson

Large Print

"The First World War is over, and in a quiet Hampshire village, artist Stanley Spencer is working on the commission of a lifetime, painting an entire chapel in memory of a life lost in the war to end all wars. Combining his own traumatic experiences ...

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Sarah's story by Lynne (Novelist) Francis

Sarah's story

Lynne (Novelist) Francis

Large Print

"Sarah dreams of a more exciting life ... but will she get more than she bargained for? Living in a small Yorkshire village with just her grandmother for company, Sarah is lonely - and she longs to be reunited with her mother and sisters in Manchester....

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The Crown agent  by Stephen O’Rourke

The Crown agent

Stephen O’Rourke

Book

"A ship adrift, all hands dead. A lighthouse keeper murdered in the night. The Crown needs man to find the truth. Doctor Mungo Lyon, his reputation tarnished by the Burke & Hare scandal, and forbidden to practise as a surgeon, is the wrong man. That’s...

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The poppy wife  by Caroline Scott

The poppy wife

Caroline Scott

Book

"1921. Families are desperately trying to piece together the fragments of their broken lives. While many survivors of the Great War have been reunited with their loved ones, Edie's husband Francis has not come home. He is considered 'missing in action',...

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Sanditon  by Kate Riordan

Sanditon

Kate Riordan

Book

"When chance accident transports Charlotte Heywood to the seaside town of Sanditon, her life changes forever. And when she meets the charming and slightly wild Sidney Parker, she finds herself caught up in a whirlwind of romance, betrayal and changin...

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Christmas is for children  by Rosie Clarke

Christmas is for children

Rosie Clarke

Book

"December 1930. Christmas should be for the children, but with the Depression biting deeper, money and food in short supply and factories, ship yards and businesses closing down, the outlook is pretty bleak. It looks like many East End kids will wake...

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Mercy road  by Ann Howard Creel

Mercy road

Ann Howard Creel

Book

"In 1917, after Arlene Favier's home burns to the ground, taking her father with it, she must find a way to support her mother and younger brother. If she doesn't succeed, they will all be impoverished. Job opportunities are scarce, but then a daring...

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Centennial by James A. (James Albert) Michener

Centennial

James A. (James Albert) Michener

eBook

Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener's magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America's past, the story of Colorado--the Centennial State--is manifested through...

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The other Windsor girl by Georgie Blalock

The other Windsor girl

Georgie Blalock

eBook

The unconventional life of Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister, is told through the eyes of her loyal lady-in-waiting --

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Chesapeake by James A. (James Albert) Michener

Chesapeake

James A. (James Albert) Michener

eBook

In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America's Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape...

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Sharpe's fortress by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's fortress

Bernard Cornwell

eAudiobook

Recently made an officer, Sharpe is beginning to wish he was still a sergeant, as he marches with Sir Arthur Wellesley's army as it closes in on the retreating Mahrattas in western India. Hakeswill has powerful friends and now he wants Sharpe dead. T...

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Girls on the Home Front by Annie Clarke

Girls on the Home Front

Annie Clarke

Audio CD

August 1941: As war sweeps across Britain and millions of men enlist, women must fight the battle on the home front. Fran always thought she would marry her childhood sweetheart and live in Massingham, the beloved pit village she has always called home....

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A Christmas wish for the Land Girls by Jenny Holmes

A Christmas wish for the Land Girls

Jenny Holmes

Audio CD

Winter, 1942. Brenda and Joyce are just two of the girls who have joined the Women's Land Army and are doing their bit for the war effort. But after months working on farms in the Yorkshire Dales, they're looking for a fresh challenge. Despite the bitter...

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Christmas with the shipyard girls by Nancy Revell

Christmas with the shipyard girls

Nancy Revell

Audio CD

Sunderland, 1942: Christmas is fast approaching. Against all odds, Polly's fiance has finally returned home from the front line. She might get the winter wedding she's always dreamed of. Meanwhile shipyard manager Helen is determined to move on after...

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We'll meet again by Rosie Archer

We'll meet again

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

Gosport, 1941. The Bluebird Girls - Rainey Bird, Bea Herron and Ivy Sparrow - are on their way to stardom. From working men's clubs to the glamour of the Savoy Hotel, fame and fortune beckon as the south coast's favourite singing trio work their way into...

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Blackpool's angel by Maggie Mason

Blackpool's angel

Maggie Mason

Audio CD

Tilly has come a long way from the run-down tenements in which she grew up. She has a comfortable home, a loving husband, two beautiful girls - and she earns a little money weaving wicker baskets. Life is good. Until the day Tilly finds a policeman standing...

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Ha'penny schemes by Gemma Jackson

Ha'penny schemes

Gemma Jackson

Audio CD

In 1920's inner city Dublin Tenements, Ivy Rose Murphy struggles to survive in the harsh poverty-stricken environment she was born into. She is trying to adapt to her new role as a married woman. There are those jealous of the improvements she has managed...

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Fire queen by Joanna (Novelist) author. Courtney

Fire queen

Joanna (Novelist) author. Courtney

Audio CD

The world knows Ophelia as Hamlet's troubled lover; but behind Shakespeare's tragedy stands a real woman: this is her story...--Summary from CD jacket.

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The black earth by Philip Kazan

The black earth

Philip Kazan

Audio CD

1922. When the Turkish Army occupies Smyrna, Zoe Haggitiris escapes with her family, only to lose everything. Alone in a sea of desperate strangers, her life is touched, for a moment, by a young English boy, Tom Collyer, also lost, before the compassion...

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A kiss and a promise by Katie Flynn

A kiss and a promise

Katie Flynn

Audio CD

Sometimes hope is all you need. Liverpool, 1917. When Irish seaman Michael Gallagher docks in Liverpool after years of fighting with the British Navy, he never expects to fall in love. But the moment he glimpses Stella Bennett, all thoughts of returning...

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Summer at Mount Hope by Rosalie Ham

Summer at Mount Hope

Rosalie Ham

Large Print

Rural Australia, 1894: Phoeba Crupp lives with her squabbling parents and younger sister Lilith on a small farm. Her father is an eccentric ex-accountant who moved his family from the city in order to establish a vineyard, a decision her mother bitte...

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A Christmas railway mystery by Edward Marston

A Christmas railway mystery

Edward Marston

Large Print

December, 1860: The morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive Works is about to begin, and an army of men is pouring out of the nearby terraced houses built by the GWR. Frank Rodman should have been among them, but he is destined for the grave sooner than...

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The lighthouse keeper's daughter by Hazel Gaynor

The lighthouse keeper's daughter

Hazel Gaynor

Large Print

1938: When nineteen-year-old Matilda Emmerson steps from the pier at Cobh onto the TSS CALIFORNIA headed across the Atlantic to New York, she faces an uncertain future. Sent away from Ireland in disgrace, she must stay with her reclusive relative, Ha...

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With hope and love by Ellie Dean

With hope and love

Ellie Dean

Large Print

The war in Europe is over, but for the residents of Beach View Boarding House its effects are still far reaching. Cockney evacuee Ivy and her sweetheart Andy are saving to get married and return to London. But when her sister and parents succumb to one...

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A Christmas gift by Katie Flynn

A Christmas gift

Katie Flynn

Large Print

Liverpool, 1939: Sixteen-year-old Lizzy Atherton is forced to flee her violent step-father in the middle of the night, and finds herself stranded on a station platform completely alone. Desperate to know what has become of her beloved mother, who she...

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We'll meet again by Rosie Archer

We'll meet again

Rosie Archer

Large Print

Gosport, 1941. The Bluebird Girls - Rainey Bird, Bea Herron and Ivy Sparrow - are on their way to stardom. From working men's clubs to the glamour of the Savoy Hotel, fame and fortune beckon as the south coast's favourite singing trio work their way into...

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Lies, damned lies and history by Jodi Taylor

Lies, damned lies and history

Jodi Taylor

eAudiobook

I've done some stupid things in my time. I've been reckless. I've broken a few rules. But never before have I ruined so many lives or left such a trail of destruction behind me. As Max would be the first to admit, she's never been one for rules. They...

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The Westerby sisters by M.C Beaton

The Westerby sisters

M.C Beaton

eAudiobook

Lady Betty has no interest in the Duke of Collingham. She doesn't care that he's fabulously wealthy or devastatingly handsome or impeccably well dressed. All she sees is an arrogant nobleman with an abrasive personality and an annoyingly persistent streak....

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Moonlight over Mayfair by Anton Du Beke

Moonlight over Mayfair

Anton Du Beke

eBook

With a new king in place, tensions are rising in London and across Europe. Shaken by the Great Depression and withtalk of another war coming, the Buckingham Hotel is trying to regain some stability.Upstairs, Vivienne Edgerton is desperate to do somet...

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Orbis by Scott MacKay

Orbis

Scott MacKay

eBook

Two thousand years ago, as the Roman Empire beat back the rise of Christianity, the saviors of mankind arrived. And they weren't Jesus of Nazareth or his Disciples. They were the Benefactors.They appeared as heavenly beings on a mission of hope, convincing...

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The Winter Knight by S. J. A. Turney

The Winter Knight

S. J. A. Turney

eBook

A murder in a far off castle. A deadly struggle to survive... An intense and gripping Medieval thriller.In the depths of winter at an ancient German castle, high up in the mountains, a noble is found dead under mysterious circumstances. Back at Rourell,...

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An uncommon woman by Nicole Alexander

An uncommon woman

Nicole Alexander

eAudiobook

Rural Queensland, 1929. Edwina Baker wants more from life than to be a daughter, sister and, perhaps soon, wife. So when her father bans her from attending the visiting circus Edwina defiantly rides to the showground dressed as a boy. And when the night...

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So shines the night by T. L. Higley

So shines the night

T. L. Higley

eAudiobook

In a city teetering at the brink of anarchy, Daria finds hope among people of The Way. She escaped a past of danger and found respite in beautiful Ephesus, a trading center on the aegean coast, serving as tutor to Lucas, the wealthy merchant who rescued...

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The forgotten family of Liverpool by Pam Howes

The forgotten family of Liverpool

Pam Howes

eAudiobook

Liverpool,1951: Dora Rodgers is settling into a new life with her daughters Carol and Jackie, moving on from the betrayal of her husband. But then an unexpected knock at the door rips her family in two. Carol is taken away by a welfare officer to live...

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The queen's tiger  by Peter Watt

The queen's tiger

Peter Watt

Book

"It is 1857. Colonial India is a simmering volcano of nationalism about to erupt. Army surgeon Peter Campbell and his wife Alice, in India on their honeymoon, have no idea that they are about to be swept up in the chaos. Ian Steele, known to all as C...

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Christmas for the district nurses  by Annie Groves

Christmas for the district nurses

Annie Groves

Book

"The East End of London has been devastated by the Blitz and the people are struggling to come to terms with their ravaged city. Rationing bites ever deeper, and everything that makes life better is in short supply. For the district nurses, the challenges...

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The girl from Kingsland Market  by June Tate

The girl from Kingsland Market

June Tate

Book

"Southampton 1920. Phoebe Collins rose to the challenge of running the family fruit and veg stall when her father did not return from the front. The work outside in Kingsland Market in all weathers can be hard, but with her mother and younger brother...

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Katherine  by Tony Riches

Katherine

Tony Riches

Book

"Attractive, wealthy and influential, Katherine Willoughby is one of the most unusual ladies of the Tudor court. A favourite of King Henry VIII, Katherine knows all his six wives, his daughters Mary and Elizabeth, and his son Edward, as well as being...

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Brandon  by Tony Riches

Brandon

Tony Riches

Book

"Handsome, charismatic and a champion jouster, Sir Charles Brandon is the epitome of a Tudor Knight. A favourite of King Henry VIII, Brandon has a secret. He has fallen in love with Henry’s sister, Mary Tudor, the beautiful widowed Queen of France, and...

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Pope Joan  by Donna Woolfolk Cross

Pope Joan

Donna Woolfolk Cross

Book

"For a thousand years her existence has been denied. She is the legend that will not die–Pope Joan, the ninth-century woman who disguised herself as a man and rose to become the only female ever to sit on the throne of St. Peter. Now in this riveting...

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When silence sings  by Sarah Loudin Thomas

When silence sings

Sarah Loudin Thomas

Book

"Colman Harpe works for the C&O in the Appalachian rail town of Thurmond, West Virginia, but he'd rather be a preacher and lead his own congregation. When a member of the rival McLean clan guns down his cousin and the clan matriarch, Serepta McLean, taunts...

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Fatal inheritance by Rachel Rhys

Fatal inheritance

Rachel Rhys

Large Print

"London, 1948: Eve Forrester is trapped in a loveless marriage, in a gloomy house, in a grey suburb. Out of the blue, she receives a solicitor's letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mystery inheritance, but in order to find out more, she must travel...

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The things we left unsaid by Emma Kennedy

The things we left unsaid

Emma Kennedy

eBook

"Rachel's relationship with her mother, Eleanor, has always been far from perfect. Eleanor is a renowned artist born from the swinging sixties, and Rachel has forever lived in the shadow of her success. When Rachel is left by her fiancé on the morning...

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Pirate latitudes by Michael Crichton

Pirate latitudes

Michael Crichton

eAudiobook

From one of the best-loved authors of all time comes an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates in the New World, a classic story of treasure and betrayal. The Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds...

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Dragon teeth by Michael Crichton

Dragon teeth

Michael Crichton

eAudiobook

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel--a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting. The year is 1876....

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The girl with the Leica  by Helena Janeczek

The girl with the Leica

Helena Janeczek

Book

"A novel based on the life of Gerda Taro, a German-Jewish war photographer, anti-fascist activist, artist and innovator who, together with her partner, the Hungarian Endre Friedmann, was one half of the alias Robert Capa, widely considered to be the ...

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How beautiful they were  by Boston Teran

How beautiful they were

Boston Teran

Book

"[T]he 1850s. The New York theatre of that era was the Hollywood of its day, with all its trademark insanities. It was everything that was America. Its beauty and excitement, its rise and fall of personalities, its joys and desperations, selfish corr...

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Deception by M. C. Beaton

Deception

M. C. Beaton

eAudiobook

When one of her sisters is attacked by Harry Devers, the lecherous son of Mannerling's present owner, Abigail Beverley puts her obsession with reclaiming the mansion on hold. Then Abigail meets the dashing and extremely eligible Lord Burfield, and he?s...

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Paper houses by Dominique Fortier

Paper houses

Dominique Fortier

eBook

"A whimsical and misanthropic imagining of Emily Dickinson's life. Paper Towns is a novelized account of Emily Dickinson's life, focusing on her childhood, the homes she lived in throughout her life, her family relationships, and her gradual reclusiveness,...

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The lost causes of Bleak Creek by Rhett McLaughlin

The lost causes of Bleak Creek

Rhett McLaughlin

eBook

"It's 1992 in Bleak Creek, North Carolina, a sleepy little place with all the trappings of an ordinary Southern town: two Baptist churches, friendly smiles coupled with silent judgments, and an unquenchable appetite for pork products. Beneath the tow...

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The last hours by Minette Walters

The last hours

Minette Walters

eAudiobook

When the Black Death enters England through the port in Dorsetshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is--or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The Church cites God as the cause, and fear grips the people as they come to believe...

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The crow garden by Alison Littlewood

The crow garden

Alison Littlewood

eAudiobook

Haunted by his father's suicide, Nathaniel Kerner becomes a mad-doctor at Crakethorne Asylum. Nathaniel's only interesting case is Mrs Victoria Harleston: her husband accuses her of hysteria and delusions. Nathaniel is increasingly obsessed with Victoria,...

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The married girls by Diney Costeloe

The married girls

Diney Costeloe

eAudiobook

Wynsdown, 1949: Charlotte Shepherd is happily married and now feels settled in her adopted home after arriving from Germany. Meanwhile, the squire's fighter pilot son, Felix, has returned to the village with a fiancee

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Only wounded  by Patrick Taylor

Only wounded

Patrick Taylor

Book

"Ireland, home of legendary poets and storytellers, has been wracked by bloody sectarian violence over the last quarter century. Bombs and guns were, and once again are, the primary negotiation tools used by Catholic and Protestant extremists in the ...

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Christmas with the shipyard girls  by Nancy Revell

Christmas with the shipyard girls

Nancy Revell

Book

"Sunderland, 1942: Christmas is fast approaching and with it comes a flurry of snow and surprises... Against all odds, Polly's fiance has finally returned home from the front line. If they can keep things on an even keel, she might get the winter wedding...

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The volunteer by Salvatore Scibona

The volunteer

Salvatore Scibona

eBook

An odyssey of loss and salvation ranging across four generations of fathers and sons, in the finest tradition of American storytelling.The year is 1966 and a young man named Vollie Frade, almost on a whim, enlists in the United States Marine Corps to...

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Deadwood dead men by Bill Markley

Deadwood dead men

Bill Markley

eBook

In August 1876, Jack Jones, a reporter for a Chicago newspaper, is assigned to write about the doings of Deadwood, Dakota Territory--an illegal gold camp that knows no law. The lure of gold in the Lakota's Black Hills draws prospectors and many color...

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Changing times by Jack Sheffield

Changing times

Jack Sheffield

eBook

For the residents of Ragley, the small Yorkshire village, the war is finally starting to feel like a distant memory. Gone are the days of rationing and sacrifice, replaced with the joys of spin-dryers and Beatlemania. But Lily Feather can't quite forget...

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The seaside angel by Evie Grace

The seaside angel

Evie Grace

eBook

When seventeen-year-old Hannah Bentley fled the family home, she never dreamed she'd find her feet working as a nurse on the children's ward at the Royal Sea Bathing Infirmary. She adores her patients and the sea air, and looks forward to a time when...

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On raven's wing by Morgan Llywelyn

On raven's wing

Morgan Llywelyn

eBook

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Finn Mac Cool by Morgan Llywelyn

Finn Mac Cool

Morgan Llywelyn

eBook

Set in Ireland in the 3rd Century AD, this is the story of Finn Mac Cool, a legendary knight who became chief of police to King Cormac Mac Airt. The king has a beautiful daughter and both Mac Cool and his son fall in love with her.

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Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas

Damascus

Christos Tsiolkas

eBook

"'They kill us, they crucify us, they throw us to beasts in the arena, they sew our lips together and watch us starve. They bugger children in front of fathers and violate men before the eyes of their wives. The temple priests flay us openly in the streets...

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Pride of lions by Morgan Llywelyn

Pride of lions

Morgan Llywelyn

eBook

In the 10th Century, two half-brothers vie for the crown of Ireland after the death of their father. The hero, Donough, is driven out by the machinations of Teigue. Now, Donough's only hope is to seek an alliance with the King of England through marriage....

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The Earl's Christmas Pearl by Megan Frampton

The Earl's Christmas Pearl

Megan Frampton

eBook

A duke's daughter. An irrestible earl. And an energetic Corgi named Mr. Shorty. What more could you want in a Christmas novella by Megan Frampton?It's Christmastime in London, and Lady Pearl Howlett is eagerly ready for the festivities--until her family...

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The diamond hunter  by Fiona McIntosh

The diamond hunter

Fiona McIntosh

Book

When six-year-old Clementine Knight loses her mother to malaria during the 1870s diamond rush in southern Africa, she is left to be raised by her destitute, alcoholic father, James. Much of Clementine's care falls to their trusty Zulu companion, Jose...

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