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  • Author:
    Gabhart, Ann H.
    Summary:

    Francine Howard has her life all mapped out until the soldier she planned to marry at WWII's end writes to tell her he's in love with a woman in England. Devastated, Francine seeks a fresh start in the Appalachian Mountains, training to...

  • Author:
    Robson, Jennifer
    Summary:

    Jennifer Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. Balancing behind-the-scenes details with a sweeping portrait of a society left reeling by the calamitous costs of victory,...

  • Author:
    Auci, Stefania
    Summary:

    Driven by an insatiable desire to rise above his station and fueled by a nobility that scorns him, Vincenzo sacrifices family and love to transform his tiny spice shop into a trading empire. The name Florio soon instills fear and...

  • Author:
    Jenoff, Pam
    Summary:

    1945. Marta marries a caring British diplomat and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a Communist spy in British intelligence.

  • Author:
    Breslin, Kate
    Summary:

    Page-Turning Intrigue and Romance from an Up-and-Coming Historical Romance Talent In 1917, Evelyn Marche is just one of many women who has been widowed by the war. A British nurse trapped in German-occupied Brussels, she spends her days...

  • Author:
    Dobson, Melanie
    Summary:

    What happened to Brigitte Berthold'That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and ten-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from...

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    Chatham, Victoria
    Summary:

    In the dirty thirties jobs were hard to come by. Having lost her father and her home in southern Alberta, Tilly McCormack is thrilled when her application for a position as a chambermaid at the prestigious Banff Springs Hotel, one of...

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