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Ferguson, Jenny

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Summary: "Lou has enough confusion in front of her this summer. She'll be working in her family's ice-cream shack with her newly ex-boyfriend-whose kisses never made her feel desire, only discomfort-and her former best friend, King, who is back in their Canadian prairie town after disappearing three years ago without a word. But when she gets a letter from her biological father--a man she hoped would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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

Brandon, Jay

Summary: Fresh out of prison, former lawyer Edward Hall thinks his days in the courtroom are behind him. Until his sister, Dr Amy Hall, is arrested for murder. She's accused of shooting the ex-husband she supposedly reconciled with and is convinced that her ex-convict brother is the only one able to save her. To make matters worse, the media won't ignore Amy's high profile case; an example needs to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Meade, Desmond

Summary: "Desmond Meade tells the story of his fight to pass Amendment 4 in Florida, which would restore voting rights to felons who have served their terms"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.759 MEA

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Ross, Jeffrey Ian

Summary: Can the common criminal get a fresh start? A resource for former convicts and their families post-incarceration. The United States has the largest criminal justice system in the world, with currently over 7 million adults and juveniles in jail, prison, or community custody. Because they spend enough time in prison to disrupt their connections to their families and their communities, they are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 ROS

Summary: While Ray makes progress in therapy, there are dangers from the past that require the Ray Donovan of old. Between NYC mayor Ed Feratti, an unrelenting NYPD officer hunting for the truth and clients old and new, Ray struggles to find the balance between fixing for clients and fixing himself. And when Feratti's corruption brings a piece of Mickey's past back to New York, Ray is forced to seek...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Forbes, Lisa

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Summary: "Riveting, honest, and raw, I Can Take It From Here recounts Lisa Forbes's harrowing journey into darkness -- including a fourteen-year-long stint in a maximum-security prison -- and her fierce resolve to understand the effects of the trauma she endured, to take personal responsibility for her actions, and to ensure that her history does not dictate her destiny. The youngest of six children,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press/Truth to Power Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORBES, LISA FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORBES FOR

Tagawa, Mi

Summary: "It is said that there are some special animals occasionally born with great powers. Senzou the black fox is one of those ... but instead of using his powers for good, he abused his strength until the Sun Goddess imprisoned him for his bad behavior. Three hundred years later, he's finally been released, but only on one condition-- he can't have any of his abilities back until he successfully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TokyoPop Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC TAG

Maren, Mesha

Summary: "Jodi McCarty is seventeen when she's sentenced to life in prison for manslaughter. She's released eighteen years later and finds herself reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom. Not yet able to return to her lost home in the Appalachian mountains, she heads south in search of someone she left behind, as a way of finally making amends. There, she will meet and fall in love with Miranda, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

Summary: Jimmy Rose is a career criminal newly free after twelve years in prison. Greeted with cold disdain from his wife, Jackie, Jimmy decides to stick to the terms of his parole: hold down a job and stay right in the eyes of the law. But when he finds out that his beloved granddaughter, Ellie, ran away and is now a drug addict, Jimmy will risk everything to bring her home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Doleski, Shannon

Summary: "Gaining courage from Joan of Arc, fourteen-year-old Mary Murphy navigates the waters of Chesapeake Bay in a submersible built with her friend, Kip, escaping the home where her violent father has just returned from prison. Includes facts about domestic violence and submersibles."-- Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DOL

Summary: An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last perfect heist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ASP

Summary: Faster : After 10 years in prison Driver has focused on one thing -- hunting down the people responsible for brutally murdering his brother. Now a free man with a terrifying purpose, he sets out to find and kill all those on his list. But on his heels are two men who will do anything to stop him -- a veteran cop and a hitman who finds his match in this worthy opponent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FUL

Summary: In the cellar of an Edinburgh house, two gunshots ring out. Across town, disgraced lawyer Max McCall is released from prison. For the Leith area of Edinburgh, a bright new future is being promised. These events will entwine characters old and new, as they battle the consequences of their actions amidst shocking new developments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: Ray's ongoing family upheaval has taken an emotional toll, leaving him more vulnerable than ever. LA's preeminent fixer is heading into uncharted territory and will soon discover that some damage cant be controlled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RAY

Summary: Childhood friends Brian and Paulie do whatever it takes to survive in the dog-eat-dog neighborhood they live in. As they grow up they find themselves involved in organized crime and jail becomes part of doing business on the streets they call home. Brian uses his time in jail to get clean while Paulie makes plans for one last job that requires Brian's help. Brian must decide if he should stand...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: An ex-con teams up with federal agents to take down a moonshine ring.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE WHI

Summary: Recently released from prison, Leo Handler just wants to get his life back on track. But when he takes a job with his powerful Uncle Frank and reconnects with his old friend Willie, Leo finds himself unwittingly drawn into a world of sabotage, high-stakes payoffs and even murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2015

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

Clarkson, John

Summary: "The death of Paco "Packy" Johnson shouldn't have surprised anyone. Paco Johnson spent a lifetime in the system -- starting in juvie at age 10, then prison for most of his adult life. But he managed to make some real friends in prison, friends who helped him get parole, a place to stay, and plans to help him adjust to a life outside prison after seventeen years behind bars. But only seventeen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Clarkson 2016

Hugo, Victor

Summary: "Les Miserables is widely considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. First published in France in 1862, it is Victor Hugo's greatest achievement--the ultimate tale of redemption. Former prisoner Jean Valjean struggles to live virtuously after an unexpected act of forgiveness by a kindly bishop changes his life. His righteous actions change people's lives in surprising ways and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canterbury Classics 2012

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Macomber, Debbie

Summary: Troubled Shay and recently widowed Pastor Drew find the strength to overcome their painful histories. Now, they can face the challenge of learning to trust and love again-- together. But it will take courage and faith for her and Drew to find healing and open their hearts to a brighter future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: A woman finds the strength to overcome a painful history and faces the challenge of learning to trust and love again in this powerful and uplifting novel. Shay has never had a happy life. After growing up in an abusive home, she finally secures a job at a bank when her father passes away. Her brother, Caden, quickly falls into the wrong crowd and finds himself indebted to a dangerous drug lord....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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

Shankar, Ravi

Summary: "The first time Ravi Shankar was arrested, he spoke out against racist policing on National Public Radio and successfully sued the city of New York. The second time, he was incarcerated when his promotion to full professor was finalized. During his ninety-day pretrial confinement at the Hartford Correctional Center -- a level 4, high-security urban jail in Connecticut -- he met men who shared...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Wisconsin Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHANKAR, RAVI SHA

Gross, Andrew

Summary: "February, 1939. Europe teeters on the brink of war. In New York City, twenty-two thousand cheering Nazi supporters pack Madison Square Garden for a raucous, hate-filled rally. In a Hell's Kitchen bar, Charles Mossman is reeling from the loss of his job and the demise of his marriage when a group draped in Nazi flags barges in. Drunk, Charlie takes a swing at one with tragic results and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRO

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