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The bookseller's secret : a novel —Gable, Michelle, author.

Desperate for money, struggling young author Nancy Mitford takes a job managing the Heywood Hill bookshop, where she meets a mysterious French officer who has a compelling story to tell.

The personal librarian —Benedict, Marie, author.

"The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian-who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come...

Hamnet & Judith —O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972- author.

"A thrilling departure: a short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet--a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain--and the years leading up to the producti...

The Windsor knot : a novel —Bennett, S. J. (Sophia J.), author.

"The first book in a highly original and clever new crime series featuring Queen Elizabeth II as an amateur detective who solves crimes in secret and behind the scenes, in between her royal duties"-- Provided by publishe...

Ridgeline : a novel —Punke, Michael, author.

"In December 1866, tensions were rising in Wyoming, between the Native American tribes who had lived on the land for generations and the settlers who would destroy their home. Crazy Horse and his fellow Lakota hunters ha...

The brothers of Auschwitz —Adler, Malka, 1945- author.

"Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the world and from the horrors of the war. But one day in 1944, everything changes. The Nazis storm the homes of the Jewish village...

Once upon a wardrobe —Henry, Patti Callahan, author.

"From the bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis comes another beautiful story inspired by C. S. Lewis's ability to change the world and captivate hearts-including those of a terminally ill boy and his logic-driven si...

Castle shade : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes —King, Laurie R., author.

"A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British...

The mystery of Mrs. Christie : a novel —Benedict, Marie, author.

"December 1926: England unleashes the largest manhunt in its history. The object of the search is not an escaped convict or a war criminal, but the missing wife of a WWI hero, up-and-coming mystery author Agatha Christie...

We were the lucky ones —Hunter, Georgia, 1978- author.

An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite. It is the spring of 1939, and three generati...

Finding Winnie : the true story of the world's most famous bear —Mattick, Lindsay.

During World War I, Captain Harry Colebourn, a Canadian veterinarian rescued a bear cub on his way to Europe and took her to the war.

The invention of wings —Kidd, Sue Monk.

"The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be h...

The magician —Tóibín, Colm, 1955- author.

"The Magician opens at the turn of the twentieth century in a provincial German city where the young boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative, conventional father and a Brazilian mother, exotic and unpredictable, w...

Island queen : a novel —Riley, Vanessa, author.

A remarkable, sweeping historical novel based on the incredible true life story of Dorothy Kirwan Thomas. Born into slavery on the tiny Caribbean island of Monserrat, Doll bought her freedom--and that of her sister and h...

20.12m : a short story collection of a life lived as a Road Allowance Métis —Dufour Bowes, Arnolda, 1974- author.

"20.12m: A Short Story Collection of a Life Lived as a Road Allowance Métis celebrates and acknowledges the humble living conditions of Métis Road Allowance families and it exemplifies their grit and tenacity to surviv...

Undersong —Winter, Kathleen, author.

When young James Dixon, a local jack-of-all-trades recently returned from the Battle of Waterloo, meets writer Dorothy Wordsworth, he quickly realizes he's never met another woman anything like her. In her early thirties...

We were the lucky ones —Hunter, Georgia, 1978- author.
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2017
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An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite.

The personal librarian —Benedict, Marie, author.
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2021
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"The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian-who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come...

Becoming Mrs. Lewis : a novel : the improbable love story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis —Henry, Patti Callahan, author.

"The love story of C.S. Lewis and his wife, Helen Joy Davidman Gresham, was improbable--and seemingly impossible. Their Eros-story led to some of Lewis's greatest works, yet Joy is most commonly known for how she died. B...

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