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Clare, Alys

Summary: "London, 1881. Lily Raynor, owner of the World's End Investigation Bureau, is growing increasingly worried. Work is drying up, finances are tight and she cannot find enough for her sole employee, Felix Wilbraham, to do. So when schoolteacher Georgiana Long arrives, with a worrying tale of runaway pupils, it seems like the answer to her prayers. The case is an interesting one, and what could be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Brown, Natasha

Summary: "The narrator of Assembly is a black British woman. She is preparing to attend a lavish garden party at her boyfriend's family estate, set deep in the English countryside. At the same time, she is considering the carefully assembled pieces of herself. As the minutes tick down and the future beckons, she can't escape the question: is it time to take it all apart? Assembly is a story about the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Sewell, Anna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collector's Library 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

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

McGregor, Jon

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Zadie.

Summary: "On New Year's morning, 1975, Archie Jones sits in his car on a London road and waits for the exhaust fumes to fill his Cavalier Musketeer station wagon. Archie-working-class, ordinary, a failed marriage under his belt-is calling it quits, the deciding factor being the flip of a 20-pence coin. When the owner of a nearby halal butcher shop (annoyed that Archie's car is blocking his delivery...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SMI

Hodder, Mark

Summary: The time is 1861; the place, London, England. The country is besieged by loups-garous (werewolves), and Spring Heeled Jack, the notorious (and possibly mythical) creature who appears out of nowhere to accost young women, is causing a bit of a ruckus. To deal with these problems, the prime minister recruits Sir Richard Francis Burton, the noted explorer, linguist, and self-promoter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyr 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC HOD

Lindsey, Johanna

Summary: William Blackburn, Earl of Ketterham, lives in exile in the Scottish Highlands with his daughter, Vanessa. When she comes of age, Vanessa returns to her mother in England to make her debut, despite her doubt about fitting into the mold of a proper young lady. Lord Montgomery Townsend, a visitor at the Countess of Dawton's home, watches his hostess try to match her estranged daughter with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LIN

Nickson, Chris

Summary: The second intriguing historical mystery to feature Detective Inspector Tom Harper. Leeds, Christmas Eve, 1890. A young man has been found stabbed to death in the city's poverty-stricken Jewish district, his body arranged in the shape of a cross, two bronze pennies covering his eyes. As fear rises in the Jewish community, DI Tom Harper is forced to use unorthodox methods to find the killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M NIC

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