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Follett, Ken

Summary: "It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined: A young boatbuilder's life is turned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Follett

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: Britain, early 10th century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. Æthelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Æthelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Æthelred....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Corn

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

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Gregory, Philippa

Summary: The latest novel from number one New York Times best selling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Gregory

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

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

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell returns to his epic Saxon Tales saga with The Pagan Lord, a dramatic story of divided loyalties, bloody battles, and the struggle to unite Britain.At the onset of the tenth century, England is in turmoil. Alfred the Great is dead and Edward his son reigns as king. Wessex survives but peace cannot hold: the Danes in the north, led by Viking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Corn

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregory

Follett, Ken

Summary: "It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined. A young boatbuilder's life is turned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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Olson, Lynne.

Summary: The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2010

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Hand, Cynthia

Summary: On the eve of her marriage to a stranger, sixteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey is swept in a conspiracy to usurp the throne from her cousin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Gregory, Philippa

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king's half-sister Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner's block, where Jane transformed her father's greedy power-grab into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Follett, Ken

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dell 2015

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

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victoria Seas 1

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

Leckie, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 Leckie 2020

Ribchester, Lucy.

Summary: London, 1912. The suffragette movement is reaching a fever pitch, and Inspector Frederick Primrose is hunting a murderer on his beat. Across town, Fleet Street reporter Frances ́Frankié George is chasing an interview with trapeze artist Ebony Diamond. Frankie finds herself fascinated by the tightly-laced acrobat and follows her to a Bond Street corset shop that seems to be hiding secrets of its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Ribchest

Lownie, Andrew

Summary: "Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies--Maclean, Philby, Blunt--brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, gaining access to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.124 Lownie

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: "The church of St. Ethelred in the village of Thirk Magna is renowned for its team of bell-ringers, the troupe led by identical twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin. Mavis and Millicent are lifelong residents of the remote village--or were, until their home is broken into one night, and Millicent is murdered. But who's the killer? Is it one of their co-workers, sick of being bullied to practice for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Corn

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Mitford

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: "As the frightening impact of World War II creeps closer and closer to her door, eleven-year-old Ada learns to manage life on the home front"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Bradley

Springer, Nancy.

Summary: After fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes seeks the missing Duquessa Del Campo in the seedy underbelly of nineteenth-century London, she finally reaches an understanding with her brothers Sherlock and Mycroft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Spring

MacNeal, Susan Elia.

Summary: "Susan Elia MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, Mr. Churchill's Secretary. Now Maggie returns to protect Britain's beloved royals against an international plot--one that could change the course of history. As World WarII sweeps the continent and England steels itself against German attack, Maggie Hope, former secretary to Prime Minister Winston Churchill,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY MacNeal

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