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    The Amber Shadows
    by Lucy Ribchester

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    The Amber Shadows sweeps readers into the realm of World War II-era Britain where Honor "Honey" Deschamps, aged 24, has been posted to top-secret Bletchley Park where she ...

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    Bletchley Park

    Bletchley Park, the setting for Lucy Ribchester's The Amber Shadows, is situated about an hour's train ride north of London. The estate has been turned into a heritage museum open to the public since 1993. Bletchley was originally a manor house ... Beyond the Book
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    Midwinter Break
    by Bernard MacLaverty

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    Northern Ireland's Bernard MacLaverty is the author of five novels and multiple short story collections. The main characters of his new book, Midwinter Break, are Stella ...

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    The Beguines

    In Bernard MacLaverty's novel, Midwinter Break, Stella is intrigued by the Beguines, a lay Catholic sisterhood, and while she and her husband are on vacation in Amsterdam she meets with a spiritual director at the Begijnhof to investigate how she ... Beyond the Book
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    The Ninth Hour
    by Alice McDermott

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    In a pivotal scene in The Ninth Hour, young Sally encounters an increasingly loathsome series of degenerates on an ill-fated train ride across the country. She is beset on all...

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    The Little Sisters of the Poor and Sister St. Jeanne Jugan

    The nuns in The Ninth Hour belong to the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order with humble beginnings, founded by Sister St. Jeanne Jugan, also known as Sister Mary of the Cross. Jugan was born in Brittany, France in 1792, amid the hardships of the ... Beyond the Book
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    Rebellion
    by Molly Patterson

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    Rebellion overlays the stories of four women, spanning a century and the globe in their wide distance from one another. Patterson effectively sketches in the ties that bond ...

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    The Boxer Rebellion

    One of the main characters in Rebellion is a Protestant missionary to China in the 1890s, who goes missing during the Boxer Rebellion. Though not nearly as old as Confucianism, Christianity existed in China as early as the seventh century, but ... Beyond the Book

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