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The Midwife's Confession
Diane Chamberlain

CHAMBERLAIN

The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle’s suicide. Everything they knew about Noelle – her calling as a midwife, her passion for causes, her love for her friends and family – described a woman who embraced life.


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Stay a Little Longer (The Tucker Family Series)
Dorothy Garlock

ROM GARLOCK

Rachel Watkins has her hands full. Her mother had been the town midwife, but after her daughter Alice died under her care, she refused to assist in a childbirth ever again. Since then Rachel has assumed the work. She also takes care of Alice’s six-year old, Charlotte, because the child’s father was lost in World War I. But Rachel’s principal job is running the boardinghouse that is the family’s main source of income.


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The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife's Memoir
Patricia Harman

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Patricia Harman, a nurse-midwife, manages a women’s health clinic with her husband, Tom, an ob-gyn, in West Virginia-a practice where patients open their hearts, where they find care and sometimes refuge. Patsy’s memoir juxtaposes the tales of these women with her own story of keeping a small medical practice solvent and coping with personal challenges.


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The Midwife of Hope River: A Novel of an American Midwife
Patricia Harman

HARMAN

As a midwife working in the hardscrabble conditions of Appalachia during the Depression, Patience Murphy’s only solace is her gift: the chance to escort mothers through the challenges of childbirth. Just beginning, she takes on the jobs no one else wants: those most in need-and least likely to pay.


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Mr. Churchill's Secretary: A Maggie Hope Mystery
Susan Elia MacNeal

MYS MACNEAL

Heralding the arrival of a brilliant new heroine, Mr. Churchill’s Secretary captures the drama of an era of unprecedented challenge—and the greatness that rose to meet it. London, 1940. Winston Churchill has just been sworn in, war rages across the Channel, and the threat of a Blitz looms larger by the day.


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My Notorious Life: A Novel
Kate Manning

MANNING

An evocative tale based on the life of a controversial Victorian New York City midwife features plucky orphan Axie Muldoon, who recounts her apprenticeship and establishment of a thriving practice that is threatened by a censorious zealot.


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My Name Is Mary Sutter: A Novel
Robin Oliveira

OLVEIRA

Traveling to Civil War-era Washington, D.C., to tend wounded soldiers and pursue her dream of becoming a surgeon, headstrong midwife Mary receives guidance from two smitten doctors and resists her mother’s pleas for her to return home.


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Somewhere in France: A Novel of the Great War
Jennifer Robson

ROBSON

Lady Elizabeth Neville-Ashford wants to travel the world, pursue a career, and marry for love. When war breaks out, the spirited young woman seizes her chance for independence. Defying her parents, she moves to London and eventually becomes an ambulance driver in the newly formed Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps—an exciting and treacherous job that takes her close to the Western Front.


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Murder in Chelsea (Gaslight Mystery)
Victoria Thompson

MYS THOMPSON

Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired at Hope’s Daughters Mission for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. The woman claims she was Catherine’s nursemaid, now acting on behalf of the girl’s mother to reunite them. Sarah asks Malloy to investigate. But when he goes to interview the woman at her tenement in Chelsea, he finds she has been murdered.


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A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mysteries)
Charles Todd

MYS TODD

The daughter of a distinguished soldier, Bess Crawford follows in his
patriotic footsteps, volunteering to serve her country as a nurse during the Great War. In 1916, she promises Lieutenant Arthur Graham that she will carry his dying request to a brother. When the hospital ship is sunk by a mine and she is sent home to England to recover from her wounds, Bess is determined to fulfill her promise at last.


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The Secret of Raven Point: A Novel
Jennifer Vanderbes

VANDERBES

Volunteering as a World War II Army nurse after receiving a letter from her missing-in-action soldier brother, Juliet finds her search hindered by field hospital work and the court-martial of a wounded deserter who may hold answers.


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84 Charing Cross Road
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A New York writer with a passion for literature writes to a London bookstore in search of rare classics. A good-natured, reserved Englishman answers her request, beginning a relationship that spans two continents and two decades.


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Land Girls Collection Set
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Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women’s Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.


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The Nun's Story
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DRA DVD NUN

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church’s neutrality.


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