The Midwife's Tale

The Midwife's Tale

Book - 2013
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It is 1644, and Parliament's armies have risen against the king and laid siege to the city of York. Even as the city suffers at the rebel's hands, midwife Bridget Hodgson becomes embroiled in a different sort of rebellion.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250010766
Branch Call Number: THOMAS S
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 22 cm.


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TSCPL_dcasey56 Sep 20, 2018

Midwife Mysteries #1 - Set in mid-1600's England, midwife Bridget Hodgson is head of her household, a tenuous position for a widow or any woman of the time. But she won't stand by if she knows there's been an injustice done to someone she can help. Both Bridget and her servant Martha are intere... Read More »

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m2 Jun 05, 2014

Very authentic and very bloody period mystery with 2 strong female characters. Written by a historian and based on a real person, the book is very illuminating about the time period. Recommend for historical mystery fans and I loved the fact that Bridget was not modernized -- she espouses beliefs of the time period, however shocking they are to us.


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