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Summary: Prentice is searching for his long lost uncle who disappeared without a trace. When he discovers clues on a computer disc containing some of his uncle's notes to a novel, he embarks on a complex journey through his family's secretive past. No matter how shocking or dangerous his quest becomes, he is determined to find the answers and solve what turns out to be a ghastly mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CRO

Kendal, Claire

Summary: An obsessive quest to solve the mystery of her older sister's disappearance puts a young woman in mortal jeopardy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC KEN

Barker, Michelle

Summary: "Life in East Germany in the early 1980's is very hard for Lena following the death of her parents and the sudden disappearance and consequent erasure of her uncle's existence by the secret service police, the Stasi. Lena is determined to unearth what happened to her beloved uncle."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BAR

Walker, Wendy

Summary: Rosie and Laura are as different as two sisters can be. One is stable and has the perfect family. The other struggles to break free from her troubled past. When Laura disappears after going on a blind date, Rosie takes matters into her own hands. But as Rosie begins to search for her sister, her greatest fears come to the surface. Could Laura be more of a danger than the stranger she meets, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WAL

Levin, Daniel

Summary: "An account by an armed-conflict mediator searching for a missing person in Syria over twenty tense days-at the end of which he will either find "proof of life" or not"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.9104 LEV

Summary: Two percent of the world's population has disappeared. Was it the Rapture? A mass murder? Cult suicides? Aliens? Based on Tom Perrotta's bestselling novel, the series follows Kevin Garvey, police chief and father of two in Mapletown, New York, three years after the mysterious event. As Garvey struggles to grieve for his losses, rebuild his life, and regain a sense of normalcy within the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Doucette, Gene

Summary: The whateverpocalypse. That's what Toure, a twenty-something Cambridge coder, calls it after waking up one morning to find himself seemingly the only person left in the city. Once he finds Robbie and Carol, two equally disoriented Harvard freshmen, he realizes he isn't alone, but the name sticks: Whateverpocalypse. But it doesn't explain where everyone went. It doesn't explain how the city...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOU

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: Farlingaye Hall is a beautiful hotel in Suffolk on the east coast of England. Unfortunately, it is also the site of the brutal murder of Frank Parris, a retired advertising executive. Stefan Codrescu, a Romanian maintenance man, is arrested after police find blood spatter on his clothes and bed linen. He is found guilty and spends eight years in prison. Alan Conway, the late author of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HOR

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TRI

Shipstead, Maggie

Summary: After being rescued as infants from a sinking ocean liner in 1914, Marian and Jamie Graves are raised by their dissolute uncle in Missoula, Montana. There --after encountering a pair of pilots passing through town in a beat up Cessna--Marian commences her lifelong love affair with flight. At fifteen, she drops out of school and finds an unexpected and dangerous patron in a wealthy rancher who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

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Slaughter, Karin

Summary: On a serene summer Sunday, a routine admission for a run-of-the-mill surgery at Atlanta's Emory Hospital goes tragically wrong, setting off a catastrophic wave of destruction that sends the facility and the surrounding area into lockdown. One of the city's largest and most prestigious institutions, Emory is situated near the Centers for Disease Control, the FBI counter-terrorism headquarters,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLA

Summary: "Iris Carr is travelling across Europe by train when she unwittingly becomes embroiled in a sinister Balkan plot. Feeling disoriented after a fall, Iris is befriended by Miss Froy, an elderly English woman sharing her carriage. But when she wakes up from a few hours' sleep, Miss Froy has vanished without a trace. As fellow passengers claim the lady never existed, Iris faces danger and intrigue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LAD

Summary: With Mapleton thrown into chaos at the close of season one, season two finds many of its residents searching for a fresh start. Kevin Garvey retires as police chief and moves his newly formed family to a small Texas town that seems to have been spared from the event that shook the rest of the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Afghanistan 2014. As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antares Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antares and his men's determination, control of the secluded valley will slowly fall out of their hands. One dark night, soldiers begin to mysteriously disappear in the valley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NEI

Summary: Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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

Doucette, Gene

Summary: Seven strangers with little in common wake one morning outside of Boston to discover they are the last humans alive. As they try to rebuild, they begin to feel that something is stalking them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC DOU

Kiester, Alex

Summary: "From the moment Ben and June met in a hospital waiting room on New Year's Eve, their love has seemed fated. Looking back at all the tiny, unlikely decisions that brought them together, it was easy to believe their relationship was special. But now, after several years of marriage, June is struggling as a new mom. At times, she wonders about the life she didn't choose -- what might have been if...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2022

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North, Phoebe

Summary: "Tells the story about a girl whose brother mysteriously disappears, the family and friends he leaves behind, and the stories, real and imagined, that they tell themselves to fill the empty spaces"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC NOR

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC NOR

Carcaterra, Lorenzo

Summary: "When a crime on a beautiful Italian island stumps the police, locals locals turn to the nosy, elderly widow Nonna Maria in this transporting mystery from author Lorenzo Carcaterra. Nonna Maria has lived in Ischia, a little island in the Gulf of Naples, her entire life. Recognizable by the widow's black she's worn every day for decades, Maria always has pasta on the stove and espresso in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2022

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Summary: Adaptation of Tom Perrotta's novel about life in a small town after many of its residents vanished in a Rapture-like event.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Caritj, Anna

Summary: "It's Halloween, Saturday night, on a pastoral East coast college campus. Scantily-costumed students ride the fine line between adolescence and adulthood as they prepare for a night of debauchery. Alcohol is flowing. Sex is in the air. Expectations are high as Leda flirts with her thrilling new crush, Ian, and he flirts back. But by the end of the night things will have taken a turn. When Leda...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Englander, Nathan.

Summary: In 1976 Buenos Aires, Kaddish Poznan, the outcast son of a whore, and his wife, Lillian, are devastated by the disappearance of their own son, Pato, which forces them into the bleak corridors of the Ministry of Special Cases in search of the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Listfield, Emily.

Summary: On a steamy August morning, Sarah Larkin drops her six-year-old daughter, Eliza, off at camp and heads to her office, where she works as an editor of a women's magazine. Sitting at her desk testing a $450 face cream, she is just rubbing it into her forearm when the phone rings. Detective Ronald Brook, speaking softly and deliberately, tells Sarah that her husband has vanished. A keening sound...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LIS

Pisarcik, Ian

Summary: "On the outskirts of a town too tired for its own happenings, the boys were found dead inside a tent. Three years later, their fathers have disappeared, too. Ruth Fenn's son was the boy they blamed. For three years, Ruth has accepted her lot as pariah, focusing on her ailing mother and the children left in her care by the struggling single parents of North Falls, Vermont. But now the additional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books, an imprint of The Quick Brown Fox & Company LLC 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIS

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