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Summary: Scott & Bailey is a thrilling investigative drama series exploring the personal and professional lives of two female detectives. Janet Scott and Rachael Bailey are two detectives from the Major Incident Team of the Manchester Metropolitan Police Department. Despite their differences, impulsive, funny and single Rachel and reflective, married mother-of-two Janet, have a great partnership. Thrown...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: In the squad room, the cops on the Manchester murder investigation unit call Janine Lewis "Boss." At home, the kids call her mum. In both places, she manages to keep everyone in line, but only just barely. Janine is a chief detective and a single mom who is trying to balance the demands of both her career and her family. This time around, Janine will tackle some of her most baffling cases yet:...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Blue 2009

Simms, Chris

Summary: "After a body is found in a canal, tied up in a sleeping bag and weighed down with bricks, DC Sean Blake is sent in to investigate. Another body with links to the first is soon discovered under similar circumstances, meaning a clear pattern is emerging and a mysterious figure seen asking questions about the victims becomes the prime suspect. But as Blake delves into the pasts of those killed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Summary: After a car accident, modern-day police detective Sam Tyler wakes up to find he has been transported to 1973. Is he crazy, in a coma, or back in time? He must solve crimes using low-tech, highly aggressive 1970s methods, butt heads with his boss, and find time for a possible romance with policewoman Annie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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

Summary: Battle-scarred from their conflict, Rachel and Janet decide to move forward with focus and honesty. But when they both pass the promotion board with flying colours, it falls to Gill to choose who stays on as Sergeant at Syndicate 9, and their newfound harmony is threatened. Rachel's self-doubt sees her struggle with balancing her ambition with a new relationship, which may just be the best...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Ashworth, Andrea

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.733 ASH

Summary: Based on one of the most controversial plays of its time, shows how a disaffected teenager finds her way amid the economic desperation of industrial Manchester, and despite an absent, self-absorbed mother. With its unapologetic identification with social outcasts and its sensitive, modern approach to matters of sexuality and race, a classic that is still a startling benchmark work of realism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAS

Summary: Older, but not necessarily wiser, the gang is reunited when Adam returns to Manchester from working abroad to make an announcement, but not everyone is as thrilled as he is. Follow the highs and lows of these much loved characters as they fail and thrive in equal parts in their search for a sure path in life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COL

Summary: As Britain and the world are shaken by volatile political, economic, and technological developments, members of the Manchester Lyons family unite on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next fifteen years, the twists and turns of their lives are explored as viewers find out if this ordinary family could change the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: The work of Donald MacIntyre, world-renowned, award-winning BBC investigative journalist of MacIntyre Investigates. MacIntyre dives into Manchester's underworld, revealing Britain's most notorious and powerful crime family, the Noonan dynasty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC VER

McGuire, Ian

Summary: "The rebels will be hanged at dawn, and their brotherhood is already plotting revenge. Stephen Doyle, an Irish-American veteran of the Civil War, arrives in Manchester from New York with a thirst for blood. He has joined the Fenians, a secret society intent on ending British rule in Ireland by any means necessary. Head Constable James O'Connor has fled grief and drink in Dublin for a sober...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

McDermid, Val.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

Staincliffe, Cath.

Summary: "An abandoned infant on her doorstep is the last thing Manchester private eye Sal Kilkenny needs as she faces the challenge of her current case. Sal's client Libby Hill is trying to put her life back together after the brutal killing of her lover and the conviction of petty criminal Damien Beswick who confessed to the murder. But now Beswick has retracted his confession - exactly what game is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Milano, Birdie

Summary: It's October half-term, and Dylan Kershaw's dreams of a reunion with Leo, the gorgeous boy he met over the summer, are dashed when his sports-mad dad whisks him off to football camp in Manchester instead. What's worse, dancer Leo seems to be too busy practicing his pirouettes to care. At least Dylan's best friend Kayla is along for the trip, on a quest to win exclusive tickets to see her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Children's Books 2019

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Noon, Jeff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOO

Simms, Chris

Summary: Detective Constable Iona Khan investigates when a Sri Lankan student begins asking suspicious questions about Manchester's tunnel system prior to the start of the Labour Party conference.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crème de la Crime 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Pitcher, Annabel.

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Tess Turner of Manchester, England, decides to stop speaking in the wake of discovering a heartbreaking family secret"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Banks, Ray.

Summary: After private detective Cal Innes rescues a child from a fire, the building slumlord Donald Plummer hires him to track down the arsonists, a quest that forces Cal to deal with neo-Nazis and his worsening addiction to painkillers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Jacobson, Howard.

Summary: Life should have been sunny for Max Glickman, growing up in peacetime, with his mother's glamorous card evenings to look forward to, and photographs of his father's favorite boxers on the walls. But other voices whisper to him of Buchenwald, extermination, and the impossibility of forgetting. Fixated on the crimes which have been committed against his people, but unable to live among them, Max...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2006

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

Crane, Megan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2004

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Summary: Summer 1939. Harry, a translator at the British Embassy in Warsaw, is falling in love with Polish waitress Kasia. When German tanks roll into Poland, and Britain declares war on Germany, Harry and Kasia face terrible choices. With her life in grave danger, can Harry help her, and if he can, how will he ever explain himself to Lois Bennett, the girl he left behind in Manchester?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wo 1

Cussler, Clive

Summary: In 1906, a groundbreaking Rolls-Royce prototype known as the Gray Ghost vanishes from the streets of Manchester, England, and it is only the lucky intervention of an American detective named Isaac Bell that prevents it from being lost forever. Not even he can save the good name of Marcus Peyton, however, the man wrongly blamed for the theft, and more than a hundred years later, it is his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CUS

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Cussler 2018

Ockley, Martha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Monarch Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OCK

Summary: The story is about the interconnected lives of a diverse group of characters linked to a neighborhood street. One day, the street's residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: "We want what you have." Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign? And what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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

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