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Cornwell, Bernard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CORNWELL
1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION CORNWELL

Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: In 1771, Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-traveler wife, Claire, become caught between loyalty to the Crown and the changing times, as the American Revolution draws inevitably closer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2001

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 5

Fox, Lauren

Summary: "From the author of the highly praised Days of Awe: a sweeping, achingly beautiful new novel that moves between Germany on the eve of World War II and present day Wisconsin, unspooling a story of love, longing, and the ceaseless push and pull of motherhood"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOX

Baker, Jo

Summary: From the best selling author of 'Longbourn', comes a stunning new novel that follows an unnamed writer, Samuel Beckett, whose life and extraordinary literary gift are permanently shaped in the forge of war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1372

Jenkins, Beverly

Summary: "Rhine Fontaine is building the successful life he's always dreamed of--one that depends upon him passing for White. But for the first time in years, he wishes he could step out from behind the facade. The reason: Eddy Carmichael, the young woman he rescued in the desert. Outspoken, defiant, and beautiful, Eddy tempts Rhine in ways that could cost him everything ... and the price seems worth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION JENKINS

Harris, Robert

Summary: Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Rikard von Holz is on the staff of the German Foreign Office--and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. The two men were friends at Oxford in the 1920s, but have not been in contact since. Now, when Guy flies with Chamberlain...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1552

Quick, Amanda

Summary: Calista Langley operates an exclusive "introduction" agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts suitable only for those in deepest mourning -- a black mirror, a funeral wreath, a ring set with black jet stone. Each is engraved with her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

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

Solomon, Anna

Summary: "Lily is a mother and a daughter. And a second wife. And a writer, maybe? Or she was going to be, before she had children. Now, in her rented Brooklyn apartment, she's grappling with her sexual and intellectual desires while also trying to manage her roles as a mother and a wife. Vivian Barr seems to be the perfect political wife, dedicated to helping her charismatic and ambitious husband find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SOLOMON

Benedict, Marie

Summary: The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BENEDICT

Gibbon, Maureen

Summary: "A sensual portrait of Manet's last years, and a vibrant testament to the endurance of the artistic spirit. Suffering from the complications of syphilis toward the end of his life, Édouard Manet begins to jot down his daily impressions, reflections, and memories in a notebook. Between healing respites in the French countryside and holding court in his Paris studio, he finds inspiration in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GIBBON

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II--while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue. In March 1940, the Nazis sweep Paris and immediately take up...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 39

Cameron, Sharon

Summary: "In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is more important than principles, and lies are more plentiful than the truth. Eva holds the key to a deadly secret: Project Bluebird -- a horrific experiment of the concentration camps, capable of tipping the balance of world...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: T FICTION CAMERON

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CAMERON

Harmel, Kristin

Summary: "Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II--an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HARMEL

Perry, Anne.

Summary: His name, they tell him, is William Monk, and he is a London police detective. But the accident that felled him has left him with only half a life; his memory and his entire past have vanished. As he tries to hide the truth, Monk returns to work and is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a Crimean War hero and man about town. Which makes Monk's efforts doubly difficult, since he's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1990

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY PERRY

Stabenow, Dana

Summary: Alexandria, 47 BC. Cleopatra shares the throne with her brother Ptolemy under the auspices of Julius Caesar, by whom Cleopatra is heavily pregnant. A shipment of new coins meant to reset the shaky Egyptian economy has been stolen and the Queen's Eye has been murdered, so Queen Cleopatra turns to childhood friend Tetisheri to find the missing shipment and bring the murderer to justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Head of Zeus 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY STABENOW v.1

Spufford, Francis

Summary: "New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, 1746. One rainy evening in November, a handsome young stranger fresh off the boat arrives at a countinghouse door on Golden Hill Street: this is Mr. Smith, amiable, charming, yet strangely determined to keep suspicion shimmering. For in his pocket, he has what seems to be an order for a thousand pounds, a huge sum, and he won't explain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SPUFFORD

McPhail, Diane C.

Summary: In her sweeping debut, Diane C. McPhail offers a powerful, profoundly emotional novel that explores a little-known aspect of Civil War history--Southern Abolitionists--and the timeless struggle to do right even amidst bitter conflict. On a Mississippi morning in 1859, Emily Matthews begs her father to save a slave, Nathan, about to be auctioned away from his family. Judge Matthews is an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Scognamiglio Books/Kensington Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MCPHAIL

Miller, Madeline.

Summary: Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate. Set during the Trojan War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MILLER

McLain, Paula

Summary: After meeting and falling in love while she covered the Spanish Civil War in Madrid, Martha Gellhorn is forced to choose between her marriage to Ernest Hemingway and her career as a war correspondent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 1574

James, Eloisa

Summary: Miss Cleopatra Lewis is about to be launched in society by her aristocratic grandfather. But since she has no intention of marrying, she visits a costume emporium specifically to order unflattering dresses guaranteed to put off any prospective suitors. Jacob Astor Addison is in London, acquiring businesses to add to his theatrical holdings in America--as well as buying an emerald for a young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION JAMES

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

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOLLETT

Kingsolver, Barbara

Summary: How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for it but debts and an inherited brick house that is falling apart. The magazine where Willa worked has folded; the college where her husband had tenure has closed. Their dubious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION KINGSOLVER

Davis, Fiona

Summary: "It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life-her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, and they are blessed with two children. But headstrong, passionate Laura wants more, and when she takes a leap of faith and applies to the Columbia Journalism School, her world is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION DAVIS

See, Lisa

Summary: Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village's all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook's mother. As the girls take up their positions as baby divers, they know they are beginning a life of excitement and responsibility but also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SEE

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