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The virgin's lover —Gregory, Philippa, 1954-
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2008

Lifelong friends Robert Dudley and Queen Elizabeth share an ardent love affair but the married Robert is tainted with a traitor's past and has a wife who will never relinquish him. Elizabeth conspires to secure the wealt...

Texas —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
DAISY Sound Recording
2008
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The place names of Texas are landmarks of American history: Fort Worth, Laredo, the Alamo and, in this century, Dallas, Austin and Houston. A task force of prominent Texans gathers to prepare a history of their state. Fr...

Caribbean —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
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2008
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This fictionalized history of the Caribbean covers almost 7 centuries. Includes the defeat of the peaceful Arawaks by the cannibalistic Caribs, real-life explorers Christopher Columbus and Francis Drake, the decline of t...

Daughters of fire —Erskine, Barbara.
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2010

Switching between Roman Britain and the present day, this novel shows how history dramatically impacts the lives of three women. Two thousand years ago, as the Romans invade Britannia, the princess who will become the po...

The upstart —Cookson, Catherine.
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2008
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Samuel Fairbrother, a self-made Victorian manufacturer, has difficulties in settling in to his new style of life as a landowner. It is not until a generation later that his daughter Janet is able to affect the reconcili...

The tinker's girl —Cookson, Catherine.
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2003
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Young Jinnie Howlett is offered the position of maid at Tollet's Ridge Farm, owned by the Shalemans. She leaps at the chance to escape the workhouse where she is an inmate, but soon finds that she has exchanged one kind ...

Drums of autumn —Gabaldon, Diana.
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2009
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In this sequel to "Voyager" , time travelers Claire and Jamie Fraser find themselves in South Carolina in 1767. Realizing that the clouds of revolution are forming, they join a remote community of Scottish immigrants and...

Birmingham Rose —Murray, Annie.
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2005

Life is limited and hard for Rose Lucas, a spirited, intelligent girl born into a large family in the slums of pre-war Birmingham. Through her friendship with Diana, daughter of a vicar from middle-class Mosley, she lear...

The obsession —Cookson, Catherine.
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2006
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Since the death of her mother, twenty-one-year-old Beatrice Steel, the eldest of four girls, has been running the house. After her father's untimely death, Beatrice learns she may lose her most prized possession - the fa...

Hawaii —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
DAISY Sound Recording
2006
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Four stories in one, combining fiction and history in a panoramic view of the migrations to and development of Hawaii. One story traces the eleventh-century settlers from Polynesia; another follows a group of American mi...

The source a novel —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
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2008
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A narrative which stretches over 12,000 years and reconstructs the history of a fictional site in Israel called Makor. As 20th century archaeologists dig through 15 layers, the author weaves a story for each period, draw...

The constant princess —Gregory, Philippa, 1954-
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2006

This novel tells of the early life of Katherine of Aragon. She will do anything to achieve her aim; even if it means telling the greatest lie, and holding to it. 2005.

Mexico —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
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2006
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Journalist Norman Clay returns to his hometown of Toledo, Mexico to cover a bullfighting event. His reflections on his Spanish, Indian and Virginian ancestors offer a glimpse into Mexican history. Violence and strong lan...

The sands of time —Sheldon, Sidney.
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2008
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This is the tale of four nuns who are abruptly forced to flee the secure environment of their Spanish convent and face a hostile world they long ago abandoned. Suddenly these four women find themselves pawns in a violent...

The other queen —Gregory, Philippa, 1954-
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2009

England, precarious in its Protestant state and set against the mighty powers of Spain, France and Rome, doesn't need a charismatic Catholic figurehead at large. So Elizabeth's cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, lives under g...

Chesapeake —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
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2005
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Escaping religious persecution in England in 1611, Edmund Steed flees his native England to find freedom in the New World by joining Captain Smith's brave journey to Virginia. Steed produces a remarkable family, whose li...

The last crossing —Vanderhaeghe, Guy, 1951-
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2003

Set in the second half of the nineteenth century, in the American and Canadian West and in Victorian England, this is a tale of interwoven lives and stories. Charles, a disillusioned artist, and Addington, a disgraced mi...

An offer from a gentleman —Quinn, Julia, 1970-
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2005

While searching for a mysterious beauty he met at a masquerade party, Benedict Bridgerton meets Sophie Bekett, a servant in need of his help, and as passion flares between them, he must choose between Sophie and the woma...

Centennial —Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
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2007
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Deals with the North American west, especially Colorado, from prehistory to the present. Based on historical fact, it is a novel of people involved in trading and settling to industrialization. 1974.

Ma soeur orpheline au fil de ma plume, Victoria Cope —Little, Jean, 1932-2020
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2008

Chroniques inspirées du destin d'orphelins anglais envoyés au Canada, relatant le quotidien d'une famille pieuse royaliste ontarienne de Guelph, ayant accueilli une domestique anglaise de douze ans sous leur toit alors...

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