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Summary: A young Civil War veteran named Jackson wakes up to find his beautiful wife kidnapped by a band of ruthless bandits. With killers around every corner, the lines begin to blur between who the good and the bad are, including Jackson. As a final gunfight looms for our hero and he is asked to risk it all to save the woman he loves, this action-packed western takes twist and turns that will break...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Diablo 2016

Ahmed, Badeeah Hassan

Summary: "Captured by ISIS, her bravery and faith became her pathway to freedom. Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Ezidi people by ISIS forces. Captured by ISIS, known locally as Daesh, Badeeah was among hundreds forced into a brutal human trafficking network made up of women and girls of Ezidi ethnicity, a much-persecuted minority culture of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AHM

Ioka, Waco

Summary: "Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather's ability to see spirits--and his massive debt to them! Now she's been kidnapped and taken to Kakuriyo, the spirit world, to make good on his bill. Her options: marry the head of the inn her grandfather trashed, or get eaten by demons. But Aoi isn't the type to let spirits push her around, and she's determined to redeem her grandfather's IOU on her own ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2020

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Summary: In 19th century New Mexico, a father comes home hoping to reconcile with his daughter, Maggie. Maggie's daughter is kidnapped, forcing father and daughter to work together to get her back.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN MIS

Johnson, Maureen

Summary: Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. Shortly after the school opened, his wife and daughter were kidnapped. The only real clue was a mocking riddle listing methods of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Brodkorb, Michael

Summary: "On the evening of April 19, 2013, Samantha and Gianna Rucki disappeared. Two of five children born to David Rucki and Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, the teenage sisters vanished in the midst of their parents divorce. The girls father, David Rucki, worked tirelessly with law enforcement to search day and night for his two missing daughters, following every lead while raising three remaining children at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wise Ink Creative Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8297 BRO

Moore, Michael Scott

Summary: "With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between personal narrative and journalistic distance in this page-turning and novelistic account of 977 days held captive by Somali pirates. Moore set off for Somalia in January 2012 after reporting on a historic trial of ten Somali pirates in Germany. He went with an open...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave,, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MOO

Summary: Tae-Shik is an ex-special agent with a tragic past. He runs a small pawnshop, and So-Mi, the young girl who lives next door, is his only friend. When So-Mi's mother becomes involved in a major crime, mother and daughter are kidnapped. To save So-Mi, Tae-Shik makes a certain arrangement with the crime mob. With So-Mi missing, the police begin to chase Tae-Shik. With the police and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAN

Summary: Morris and Val Price, a middle class couple, win a luxury car in a raffle. The media makes them front page news and this captures the attention of some criminals who kidnap their teenage daughter and hold her for ransom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2005

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

Summary: Dying day: Antony Skipling becomes convinced that someone is trying to kill him after he listens to a cassette left behind by a stranger. The limbo connection: Mark Omney is forced into desperate actions after his wife mysteriously disappears. Rachel in danger: Ten-year-old Rachel travels from Scotland to London to visit her father but she does not know that the man who meets her is not who he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

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Summary: Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen for a very specific purpose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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Summary: Arthur Bishop returns as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 action thriller. When the deceitful actions of a cunning but beautiful woman force him to return to the life he left behind, Bishop's life is once again in danger as he has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MEC

Fujiwara, Kiyo.

Summary: Sachie Wakamura, still trying to get used to the fact that her classmate is part of her grandfather's yakuza gang and has been ordered to protect her, notices that her underwear have been stolen and falls victim to a kidnapping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WIL

Ioka, Waco

Summary: "Aoi wasn't the only orphan her grandfather Shiro took in. Before she went to live with him, he rescued the spider demons Akatsuki and Suzuran and put them to work as unpaid servants. Now Aoi is questioning everything she thought she knew about her upbringing. What was Shiro up to? And more importantly--does that make the spider demons family?"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2019

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Mitchell, Maggie

Summary: "When precocious Lois and pretty Carly May were twelve years old, they were kidnapped, driven across the country, and held in an Adirondack hunting lodge for two months. [This debut novel explores] the repercussions of that formative summer, when two girls who previously did not know each other shared an experience that would shape all their days to come"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

White, Christian

Summary: Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-eight years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old girl vanished from her home in Manson, Kentucky. An American accountant who contacts Kim is convinced she was that child, kidnapped just after her birthday. She cannot believe the woman who raised her, a loving social worker who died of cancer four years ago, crossed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WHI

Varley, Dax

Summary: When his mother disappears one night, her room awash in blood, and marked by footprints that do not belong to any human or animal, Max is determined to find and rescue her, even if it means killing every demon on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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Summary: Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanian gang members break into the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Taken 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER TAK

Summary: Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAK

Summary: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs thrives in the high-stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground of Las Vegas. But when a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs' teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sleepless 2017

Ioka, Waco

Summary: "Faced with the choice of being married to a strange spirit or being made into dinner, Aoi decides to create a third option for herself! Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather's ability to see spirits--and his massive debt to them! Now she's been kidnapped and taken to Kakuriyo, the spirit world, to make good on his bill. Her options: marry the head of the inn her grandfather trashed, or get...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ media, LLC 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 KAK

Jeffries, Sabrina.

Summary: Maximilian Cale, the Duke of Lyons, long ago buried his grief for his missing elder brother, Peter, who was presumed dead after being kidnapped. When a mysterious note arrives from Tristan Bonnaud asserting that the Duke's brother is alive, it leads Max straight to the winsome Lisette Bonnaud, illegitimate daughter of a viscount and Tristan's sister. Soon he and Lisette are traveling to Paris...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smart, Elizabeth

Summary: Elizabeth Smart follows up her bestseller, "My Story" with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one's life. This is both an up-close-and-personal glimpse into her healing process and a heartfelt how-to guide for readers to make peace with the past and embrace the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SMA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMART, ELIZABETH SMA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SMART SMA

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Summary: A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Stevenson 2012

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