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A death of no importance —Fredericks, Mariah, author.

"New York City, 1910. Invisible until shes needed, Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies maid to the city's upper echelons. When she takes up a position with the Benchley family, dismissed by the cit...

Death of an American beauty —Fredericks, Mariah, author.

"Death of an American Beauty is the third in Mariah Fredericks's compelling series, set in Gilded Age New York, featuring Jane Prescott. Jane Prescott is taking a break from her duties as lady's maid for a week, and plan...

Roma

With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuaron recreated the early 1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo, the indig...

Workhouse child —Hope, Maggie, author.

Lottie is just three years old when her mammy dies and she is sent to the workhouse. A childhood spent in poverty, skivvying for other people, leaves her with no prospects, no family. Yet Lottie is bright and has ambitio...

The Christmas pearl —Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Theodora is the matriarch of a large family and finally gets them together in South Carolina to celebrate Christmas. But she misses the extravagant holidays of her childhood with Pearl, her grandmother's favourite housek...

Whiskey Beach —Roberts, Nora.

Suffering an intense year of public and police scrutiny after being wrongly implicated in his fiance's murder, Boston lawyer Eli Landon takes sanctuary in a centuries-old family home and falls in love with resident house...

A corruption of blood —Parry, Ambrose, author.

Dr Will Raven is a man seldom shocked by human remains, but even he is disturbed by the contents of a package washed up at the Port of Leith. Stranger still, a man Raven has long detested is pleading for his help to esca...

An ordinary man

An infamous war criminal and former general spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he...

Mrs. Jeffries holds the trump —Brightwell, Emily.

Housekeeper Mrs. Jeffries and her employer, Inspector Gerald Witherspoon, investigate the drowning of the owner of a medical supply company, a man without greedy relatives or business rivals but a flair for amateur sleut...

Dying to please —Howard, Linda, 1950-

Skilled at running large households efficiently, Sarah Stevens also serves as a trained bodyguard for her elderly employer, but when she thwarts a burglary in progress, getting her name in the local press, she finds hers...

Just above a whisper —Wick, Lori.

Bound as an indentured servant to the Tucker Mills bank and its' controlling manager, Reese Thackery finds comfort in her faith and her friends. She vows to serve her remaining two years with a willing heart. But that's ...

The house at Riverton : a novel —Morton, Kate, 1976-

Grace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, H...

The housekeeper and the professor —Ogawa, Yōko, 1962-

He is a brilliant math professor, with a peculiar problem--since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only 80 minutes of short-term memory. She is an astute young housekeeper with a 10-year-old son who is hired to ...

Housekeeper in the headlines —Shaw, Chantelle, author.

"Carlos Segarra: tennis legend, businessman...father! At least that's what the headlines tell him. Now the steel-hearted Spaniard has no choice. He must find the unforgettable woman at the center of the story and demand ...

The watchmaker of Dachau —Schabowski, Carly, author.

"Snow falls and a woman prepares for a funeral she has long expected, yet hoped would never come. As she pats her hair and straightens her skirt, she tells herself this isn't the first time she's lost someone. Lifting a ...

The secrets between us : a novel —Umrigar, Thrity N., author.

"Poor and illiterate, Bhima had faithfully worked for the Dubash family, an upper-middle-class Parsi household, for more than twenty years. Yet after courageously speaking the truth about a heinous crime perpetrated agai...

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