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James, Bill

Summary: When a journalist is murdered for digging too deeply into the affairs of drug kingpin Adrian Pelotte, Detective Chief Superintendent Esther Davidson comes under pressure to find the killer quickly and prevent a drug war between Pelotte and his rivals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Pullman, Philip

Summary: Eleven-year-old Benny Kaminsky leads a rag-tag gang of neighborhood children as they use improbable disguises and crazy ruses while investigating such crimes as counterfeiting and stolen silver in 1894 London.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

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Brooks, Kevin.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Tom Harvey was an ordinary Londoner until an attack that caused fragments of an iPhone to be embedded in his brain, giving him incredible knowledge and power, but using that power against the gang that attacked him and a friend could have deadly consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House 2011

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

Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

Summary: Returning from a continental honeymoon with his wife, Lady Jane Grey, newly elected MP Charles Lenox is asked by his colleague, Ludovic Starling, to investigate the murder of his footman who was bludgeoned to death with a brick. Lenox gradually realizes that what seem to be the facts of the case may have been manipulated, and that an old friend may be implicated in the footman's death. Though a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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

Pullman, Philip

Summary: Eleven-year-old Benny Kaminsky leads a rag-tag gang of neighborhood children as they use improbable disguises and crazy ruses while investigating such crimes as counterfeiting and stolen silver in 1894 London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Books for Young Readers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pullman 2012

Patterson, James

Summary: The 2012 Olympics are hours away when a high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee and his mistress are killed. A man calling himself Cronius writes a letter to newspaper reporter Karen Pope, claiming responsibility for the murders and threatening that more will die unless he can restore the Olympics to their ancient glory. Now, with private investigator Nigel Steele, Pope sets out...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Pat

Toboso, Yana

Summary: Earl Phantomhive and his butler, Sebastian, are called to action by Queen Victoria after a number of her citizens become the victims of some bizarre attacks, but the clues lead them straight to a Indian prince, who appears to have a remarkable butler of his own, and a new rivalry begins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 BLA

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Selznick 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Gourlay, Candy.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Bernardo, who is eight feet tall and suffers from a condition called Gigantism, leaves the Philipines to live with his mother's family in London, much to the delight of his thirteen-year-old half sister Andi, a passionate basketball player.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David Fickling Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GOU

Summary: Eden Starling is the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make the entire company of theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day. Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine, can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It will be up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAR RATED G

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday B

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV BAR

Heyer, Georgette

Summary: When the incorrigible Lady Fancot persuades her son to impersonate his twin (just for one night, she promises) the masquerade sets off a tangled sequence of events that engage Kit's heart far more deeply than he'd ever anticipated with his brother's fiancee--who might know much more about what's going on than she cares to reveal ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEY

Adler, Irene

Summary: Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin--but Arsène's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2015

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

Sager Weinstein, Jacob

Summary: For fans of the Mapmakers trilogy and anyone who likes a little history along with their fantasy, here's a quirky new series! Magic is real. History is a big, fat lie. Before Hyacinth Hayward moves from Illinois to London, she reads up on the city's history. Too bad for her. Because the books are wrong. The truth is, London was built on magical rivers, and all the major events in its past...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SAG

Le Carré, John

Summary: Oliver Single, working as a children's magician in the English countryside, goes on the run when a deposit of over five million pounds to his infant daughter's modest trust alerts him that his past has caught up with him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEC

Ibbotson, Eva.

Summary: When lonely, ten-year-old Hal learns that his wealthy but neglectful parents only rented Fleck, the dog he always wanted, he and new friend Pippa take Fleck and four other dogs from the rental agency on a trek from London to Scotland, where Hal's grandparents live.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD IBB

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Alexander McCall Smith brings his peerless wit to this second entry featuring a motley collection of residents in London's Pimlico neighborhood. Literary agent Barbara Ragg has agreed to represent a man writing a book about his experiences hanging out with the Abominable Snowman. Terence Moongrove's residence has become the target of New Age cosmologists. And pint-sized terrier Freddie de la...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Patterson, James

Summary: Dan Carter, head of the London division of Private, the world's most exclusive detective agency, must join forces with his ex-wife if he is going to save American student Hannah Shapiro from a threat that has stalked her for eight years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PAT

Gier, Kerstin.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gwen, the newest and final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve, searches through history for the other time-travelers, aided by friend Lesley, James the ghost, Xemerius the gargoyle demon, and Gideon, the Diamond, whose fate seems bound with hers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION GIE

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

Gier, Kerstin.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gwyneth discovers that she, rather than her well-prepared cousin, carries a time-travel gene, and soon she is journeying with Gideon, who shares the gift, through historical London trying to discover whom they can trust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION GIE

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

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Literary agent Barbara Ragg has agreed to represent a man writing a book about his experiences hanging out with the Abominable Snowman. Terence Moongrove's residence has become the target of New Age cosmologists. And pint-sized terrier Freddie de la Hay is being recruited by MI6 to infiltrate a Russian spy ring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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

Tempest, Kate.

Summary: "Becky, Harry, and Leon are leaving London in a fourth-hand Ford with a suitcase full of stolen money, in a mess of tangled loyalties and impulses. But can they truly leave the city that's in their bones?....Rich in character and restless in perspective, driven by ethics and empathy, it asks-and seeks to answer-how best to live with and love one another." -- page [2] book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEM

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Terence Moongrove's estate is turned upside down by the cosmological experiments of two New Age operators, while literary agent Barbara Ragg takes on a companion of the Abominable Snowman and Pimlico terrier Freddie de la Hay is recruited by MI6.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Ellis, Janet

Summary: In the wake of the death of her infant brother in eighteenth-century London, nineteen-year-old Anne Jaccob is determined to marry a butcher's apprentice, no matter what her ailing mother and uncaring father think.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: DVD FIC ELL