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Paper wife —Ibrahim, Laila, author.

"A heart-wrenching story about finding strength in a new world. Southern China, 1923. Desperate to secure her future, Mei Ling's parents arrange a marriage to a widower in California. To enter the country, she must prete...

A splendid ruin : a novel —Chance, Megan, author.

The eve of destruction. After her mother's death, penniless May Kimble lives a lonely life until an aunt she didn't know existed summons her to San Francisco. There she's welcomed into the wealthy Sullivan family and the...

Vera : a novel —Edgarian, Carol, author.

Narrowly surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, a bordello proprietor's daughter bonds with an unlikely new family, from a Chinese clan and an orphan caregiver to tenor Enrico Caruso and tabloid celebrity Alma Spre...

Across a broken shore —Trueblood, Amy, author.

"In 1936 San Francisco, eighteen-year-old Willa MacCarthy is bound for the convent. But when she discovers her love of medicine, she will defy her family and work with a female doctor to care for those building the Golde...

Noir —Moore, Christopher, 1957- author.
Book On CD
2018
Availability: 2 of 2

It's not every afternoon that an enigmatic, comely blond named Stilton (like the cheese) walks into the scruffy gin joint where Sammy "Two Toes" Tiffin tends bar. It's love at first sight, but before Sammy can make his m...

Hattie ever after —Larson, Kirby, author.

In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

Dare to love again : a novel —Lessman, Julie, 1950-

Detective Nick Barone would rather do almost anything than teach petite socialite Allison McClare jiu-jitsu, but it seems he has little choice in the matter. Sparks fly every time the two meet until a grudging friendship...

The long take : a noir narrative —Robertson, Robin, 1955- author.

"Walker is a D-Day veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder; he can't return home to rural Nova Scotia, and looks instead to the city for freedom, anonymity, and repair. As he finds his way from New York to Los Angele...

A daring man —Greenwood, Leigh.

"Zac Randolph is a gambling man. One of seven infamous brothers, he'd kicked the Texas dust off his boots and found his new home in the Little Corner of Heaven Saloon in San Francisco's notorious Barbary Coast. Running a...

In dreams forgotten —Peterson, Tracie, author.

After her parents' deaths, Judith Gladstone travels to San Francisco to find her last living relative. Her unrequited love, Caleb Coulter, helps her search, and when his connections lead Judith to a wealthy, influential ...

Dare to love again —Lessman, Julie, 1950-
Large Print
2014
Availability: 3 of 3

Spunky Allison McClare is determined to be a fearless, independent woman, resorting to a mammoth hat pin for protection on her way to and from the school where she teaches. But when she takes a notion to explore the wild...

The long take : or, a way to lose more slowly —Robertson, Robin, 1955- author.

Walker, a young Canadian recently demobilised after war and his active service in the Normandy landings and subsequent European operations. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and unable to face a return to hi...

In places hidden —Peterson, Tracie, author.

1905. Caleb Coulter, a lawyer, went missing three months ago. His sister, Camrianne, heads to San Francisco to find him. She meets Judith and Kenzie, who also have mysteries to solve in the booming West Coast city. Camri...

Surprised by love —Lessman, Julie, 1950-
Large Print
2015
Availability: 2 of 2

Shy and unattractive as a child, Megan McClare has always been teased by her classmates. But when she returns home from her senior year in Paris, the wallflower has suddenly blossomed into a beauty. With ambitions to bec...

The Buddha in the attic —Otsuka, Julie, 1962-
Large Print
2012
Availability: 2 of 2

Presents the stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-century San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cultural struggles, children who reject their heritage, and the pro...

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