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Summary: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy about Bathsheba Everdene who is an independent woman who attracts three different suitors: a sheep farmer; a dashing soldier; and a prosperous, older bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's passions explores the nature of relationships, love and resilience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Far

Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Poldark-3

Follett, Ken.

Summary: This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Summary: Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War.℗ŁThe war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Sunset

Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Favourite

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: "Angelique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence ... Unable to secure employment without references or connections, Angelique desperately makes her way to Paris, where she rescues...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Sandlin, Lee.

Summary: "Beginning in the early 1800s and climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg in 1863, 'Wicked River' takes us back to a time before the Mississippi was dredged into a shipping channel, and before Mark Twain romanticized it into myth. Drawing on an array of suspenseful and bizarre firsthand accounts, Sandlin brings to life a place where river pirates brushed elbows with future presidents and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 Sandlin

Summary: At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: HOLIDAY J DVD Christ

Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Cheva

Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Chevalier

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Fellowes, Julian

Summary: A secret unravels behind the porticoed doors of London's grandest postcode. Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is peopled by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond's now legendary ball, one family's life will change forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Fellow

Alexander, Tasha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Alexa

Carter, Miranda

Summary: "Blake and Avery return in the stunning sequel to M. J. Carter's lauded fiction debut, The Strangler Vine. London, 1841. Returned from their adventures in India, Jeremiah Blake and William Avery have both had their difficulties adapting to life in Victorian England. Moreover, time and distance have weakened the close bond between them, forged in the jungles of India. Then a shocking series of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Carter

Bryson, Bill.

Summary: Recounts the story of a pivotal cultural year in the United States when mainstream pursuits and historical events were marked by contributions by such figures as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, and Al Capone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 Bryson

Goodwin, Daisy.

Summary: "Be careful what you wish for. Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts', suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Goodw

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. Even as a boy working in his father's market stall in Camden, he was determined to become a merchant prince. Through hard work and a single-minded determination, James rises quickly through the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bradf

Lindsey, Johanna.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Lind

Summary: The life and times of a group of midwives working at Nonnatus House--a nursing convent serving the impoverished of East London in the late 1950s and early 1960s--are chronicled in this appealing British series based on true events. The women learn powerful lessons about life's struggles while visiting with expectant mothers and poor children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Call

Bailey, Martine

Summary: "Manchester 1809. When budding young criminal Mary Jebb swindles Michael Croxton's brother with a blank pound note, he chases her into the night and sets in motion a train of sinister events. Condemned to seven years of transportation to Australia, Mary sends him a 'Penny Heart'-a token of her vow of revenge. Two years later, Michael marries naive young Grace Moore. Although initially overjoyed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bailey

Summary: A trip back home to Glasgow presents James with a dilemma that will mean choosing between the people he loves. As Helen and James navigate their feelings for one another, Siegfried, Tristan, and Mrs. Hall are also forced to consider their places in the world, while James must decide between supporting his family or following his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD All 2

Summary: Somewhere along the mid-nineteenth century American East Coast frontier, two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, witnessed by a splendid yet testing landscape, challenging them both physically and psychologically.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD World

Spufford, Francis

Summary: A novel set in 1944 London imagines the lives of five children who perished during a bombing at a local store, tracing their everyday dramas as they live through the extraordinary, unimaginable changes of twentieth-century London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Spufford

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