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Summary: Follows a single case from crime to conclusion, using innovative direction and unflinching narratives to heighten the suspense and expose raw emotions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Summary: How do you convince the world that aliens have secretly come to Earth and taken human form in a plot to take over the planet? That's the daunting and dangerous task faced by architect David Vincent (Roy Thinnes) who accidentally sees a UFO land and now must convince others to fight the threat - unless THE INVADERS silence him first! Now all 43 original episodes of the popular TV cult classic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Spelling Entertainment Inc., a CBS Studios Company 2018

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INV

Bell, Natasha

Summary: Alexandra Southwood lived an average, happy life with her husband, Marc, and two daughters-- until she was kidnapped, and held in a room against her will. When the police discover Alexandra's bloody belongings by the river, they turn the missing-persons case into a murder investigation, but Marc cannot accept that she is lost to him. He shifts to frantic action, embarking on his own journey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2018

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Johnston, Tim

Summary: "Descent, the story of a family undone by the disappearance of a daughter who went out for a morning run and didn't come back, marks the adult fiction debut of a remarkable young writer. Stunning in its emotional impact, Descent is a compulsively readable page-turner with a strong literary sensibility. The girl's vanishing--on a sunny, late-summer vacation morning--all the more devastating for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Johnston 2015

MariNaomi

Summary: "Claudia Jones was missing for months--possibly abducted, possibly by aliens. When she returns to Blithe dale High School, questions still surround her disappearance. And her presence has a strange effect on the students around her. Something almost...supernatural? Nigel feels Claudia's aura most of all and starts wondering how to get next to her. Brett, Nigel's former sort-of romantic rival,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2019

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Montes, Raphael

Summary: "A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of one of Brazil's most celebrated young crime writers. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn't have many friends, and the only time he feels honest human emotion is in the presence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Perabo, Susan

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Summary: When a middle school girl is abducted in broad daylight, a fellow student and witness to the crime copes with the tragedy in an unforgettable way. What happens to the girl left behind? A masked man with a gun enters a sandwich shop in broad daylight, and Meredith Oliver suddenly finds herself ordered to the filthy floor, where she cowers face to face with her nemesis, Lisa Bellow, the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Summary: A strong-willed detective in her mid-thirties Helen Weeks is drawn into the two most testing and personal cases of her career, just as she begins her journey towards motherhood. Helen is never fazed by a challenge, but her tough exterior conceals a complex inner conflict. When the husband of an estranged school friend is accused of abduction, Helen must return to her hometown and confront her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Olson, Justin

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: After his mother's disappearance, Charlie became a bullied loner, obsessed with UFO sightings, so when new student Seth wants to be his friend, Charlie is suspicious.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2019

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Summary: A lovable misfit from another planet meets a girl named Tip. The two unlikely friends embark on the greatest journey of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HOM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HOM

Okeowo, Alexis

Summary: In A Moonless, Starless Sky Okeowo weaves together four narratives that form a powerful tapestry of modern Africa: a young couple, kidnap victims of Joseph Kony's LRA; a Mauritanian waging a lonely campaign against modern-day slavery; a women's basketball team flourishing amid war-torn Somalia; and a vigilante who takes up arms against the extremist group Boko Haram. This debut book by one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OKE

Summary: When 4400 missing people emerge from nowhere, the Department of Homeland Security wants to know why. But the answers aren't coming easy, and by the time they do ... it might be too late.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FOR

Livingston, Lesley

Summary: The daughter of a proud Celtic king is captured and sold to a training school for women gladiators under the patronage of Julius Caesar, circumstances that put her survival in the hands of an enemy who was responsible for her sister's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: RazorBill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LIV

McClellan, Ray.

Summary: "Engaging images accompany information about alien abductions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bellwether Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 001.9 MCC

Summary: John Walsh declares 'It's not what you expect.' And it isn't. Safe Side Superchick, the show's zany host, teaches kids seven Hot Tips that empower them to make smart decisions in potentially dangerous situations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Entertainment, Inc. 2005

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Summary: An alien in the form of a voluptuous young woman combs the streets of Scotland in search of men. She lures a succession of lost souls into her otherworldly lair, where they are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2014

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI UND

Biedrzycki, David

Summary: In this story, told in the form of a television broadcast, the bear family, and other forest and domestic animals are abducted by an alien spaceship, releasing a worldwide media frenzy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BIE

Cage, Nicolas

Summary: A man seeks revenge on a deviant sect that kidnapped and killed the woman he loved.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2018

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4 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Hoag, Tami.

Summary: Hoag returns once more to Oak Knoll for the third installment of this bestselling series. Through Leone's pioneering, science-based investigatory skills, Hoag explores the early days of forensic police work.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HOA

Hoag, Tami.

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Summary: The trial of a college professor accused of abducting a boy. It features prosecutor Ellen North whose problems begin when the boy turns up safe and sound, albeit unable to talk from trauma. North thinks the professor had an accomplice, but how to prove it? Defending the professor is North's former flame. Is the nightmare continuing, or just beginning?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1996

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King, Laurie R.

Summary: "As Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes embark on their 11th adventure together, they find themselves immersed in the world of silent filmmaking. Here, the pirates are real-- and unlike the shooting done with a camera, this sort can be deadly" -- from publisher's web site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

Livingston, Lesley

Summary: The daughter of a proud Celtic king is captured and sold to a training school for women gladiators under the patronage of Julius Caesar, circumstances that put her survival in the hands of an enemy who was responsible for her sister's death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LIV

Noonan, Rosalind.

Summary: For years, Chelsea Maynard has longed to be a mother. She's imagined caring for a new baby in the lovely house she shares with her husband, Leo, fondly planning every detail. But after a difficult birth, those dreams of blissful bonding evaporate. Chelsea battles sleep deprivation and feelings of isolation. Little Annabelle cries constantly, and Chelsea has dark visions fuelled by exhaustion...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION NOO

Smith, Ronald L. (Ronald Lenard)

Summary: After something strange happens during a camping trip, twelve-year-old alien-obsessed Simon suspects he has been abducted, but was it real or just his overactive imagination?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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