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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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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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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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COL

McDermid, Val.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Jacobson, Howard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JAC

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

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

Contents: Aquarius -- Donna -- Hashish -- Sodomy -- Colored spade -- Manchester England -- I'm black -- Ain't got no -- I believe in love -- Ain't got no (reprise) -- Air -- Initials -- I got life -- Going down -- Hair -- My conviction -- Easy to be hard -- Don't put it down -- Frank Mills -- Be-in -- Where do I go? -- Electric blues -- Manchester England (reprise) -- Black boys -- White boys -- Walking...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RCA Victor 1979

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM HAI

Chevalier, Tracy

6 holds on 8 copies

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Pavement (Musical group)

Summary: Contains 13 music videos, a documentary about the band, as well as concerts given July 1999 in Seattle, Washington, and November 1999 in Manchester, England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matador Records 2002

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SLO

Chevalier, Tracy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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