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Raybourn, Deanna

Summary: "Veronica Speedwell navigates a dark world of scandal and murder in this new adventure from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award nominated author Deanna Raybourn. Veronica Speedwell and her natural historian colleague Stoker are asked by Lady Wellingtonia Beauclerk to help with a potential scandal so explosive it threatens to rock the monarchy. Prince Albert Victor is a regular visitor to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: HOT TITLE

Roberts, Michèle

Summary: 2011: When Madeleine loses her job as a lecturer, she decides to leave her riverside flat in cobbled Stew Lane, where history never feels far away and move to Apricot Place. Yet here too, in this quiet Walworth cul-de-sac, she senses the past encroaching: a shifting in the atmosphere, a current of unseen life. 1851: Joseph Benson has been employed by Henry Mayhew to help research his articles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

West, Paul

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WES

Morris, Roger

Summary: Detective Inspector Silas Quinn investigates the murder of a fashion model who was strangled in a locked room in which the only other occupant was a monkey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crème de la Crime 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Raybourn, Deanna

Summary: Lured by the promise of a rare and elusive butterfly, the intrepid Veronica Speedwell is persuaded by Lord Templeton-Vane, the brother of her colleague Stoker, to pose as his fiancée at a house party on a Cornish isle owned by his oldest friend, Malcolm Romilly. But Veronica soon learns that one question hangs over the party: What happened to Rosamund? Three years ago, Malcolm Romilly's bride...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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

McGee, James

Summary: "The year 1811, and Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood is ordered by Chief Magistrate James Read to investigate the double murder of a coachman and a naval courier on the Kent Road. Hawkwood is initially puzzled as to why the Chief Magistrate is so concerned by this relatively simple case, but as his investigation unfolds, another body is discovered and a higher agenda begins to emerge--an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Perry, Anne.

Summary: An exiled German prince falls from his horse in Victorian England and his wife is accused of murder. It's a scandal of international proportions and the man expected to sort out the truth from the lies is series sleuth William Monk. First though he must polish his manners. By the author of Cain His Brother.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PER

Mason, Timothy

Summary: An ingenious mystery/thriller set in the mid-1800s in London, blending fictional characters and events with real characters, and featuring a detective intent on stopping a ruthless killer who has threatened the life of Queen Victoria.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Wallace, Wendy

Summary: Harriet Heron, an overprotected and reclusive invalid, leaves Victorian London with her mother, Louisa, and God-fearing aunt, Yael, for a trip to volatile Egypt, where the trio's sense of empowerment is threatened by Louisa's long-hidden past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Street, Karen Lee

Summary: Summer, 1840. Edgar Allan Poe sails from Philadelphia to London to meet his friend C. Auguste Dupin, with the hope that the great detective will help him solve a family mystery. For Poe has inherited a mahogany box containing a collection of letters allegedly written by his grandparents, Elizabeth and Henry Arnold. The Arnolds were actors who struggled to make a living on the London stage,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

Raybourn, Deanna

Summary: Lured by the promise of a rare and elusive butterfly, the intrepid Veronica Speedwell is persuaded by Lord Templeton-Vane, the brother of her colleague Stoker, to pose as his fiancée at a house party on a Cornish isle owned by his oldest friend, Malcolm Romilly. But Veronica soon learns that one question hangs over the party: What happened to Rosamund? Three years ago, Malcolm Romilly's bride...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC RAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M RAY

Meredith, Denise.

Summary: When a glamorous woman is found murdered at the peak of London's mid-nineteenth-century craze for collecting unusual specimens, Adolphus Hatton and his morgue assistant uncover murders connected to a packet of seditious letters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MER

O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

Perry, Anne.

Summary: A prostitute is murdered in Victorian London, strangled with her own stocking. Superintendent Pitt obtains a confession from a pimp who is promptly executed. Pitt gets a shock when a second murder follows, bearing the hallmarks of the first. Coincidence, or was Pitt party to a miscarriage of justice? By the author of Traitors Gate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1996

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: As commander of the River Police, Monk is accustomed to violent death, but the mutilated female body found on Limehouse Pier one chilly December morning moves him with horror and pity. The victim's name is Zenia Gadney. Her waterfront neighbors can tell him little, only that the same unknown gentleman had visited her once a month for many years. She must be a prostitute, but, described as quiet...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M PER

Evans, Lissa

Summary: "When Noel Bostock--aged ten, no family--is evacuated from London to escape the Nazi bombardment, he lands in a suburb northwest of the city with Vera Sedge a thirty-six-year-old widow drowning in debts and dependents. Always desperate for money, she's unscrupulous about how she gets it. Noel's mourning his godmother, Mattie, a former suffragette. Wise beyond his years and raised with a disdain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

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Perry, Anne.

Summary: When a murdered body is discovered in the Thames, clues lead to a heinous child-pornography case that police superintendent William Monk thought he had left behind, in an investigation that threatens his friend Oliver Rathbone and forces Monk to consider painful sacrifices.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2011

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Wilde, Oscar

Summary: An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption. Illustrated sidebar notes provide historical background to the text.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Popular Pub. Co. LLC. 2001

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Ross, Kate.

Summary: To the ranks of great sleuths of ages past, add a new candidate - Julian Kestrel - a detective as historically authentic as Brother Cadfael and as dashing as Lord Peter Wimsey. Kestrel is the reigning dandy of London in the 1820s, famous for his elegant clothes and his unflappable sangfroid. One night he rescues a young aristocrat named Hugh Fontclair from a gambling house, and in gratitude...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: In Victorian London, an actress is hanged for poisoning her husband, when she should have been awarded a medal, the husband being a serial killer. Lots of atmosphere and period detail on immigrants and criminals, including an appearance by Karl Marx.

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Publisher / Publication Date: N.A. Talese/Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACK

Hastings, Samantha

Summary: 1861. Miss Lucinda Leavitt is shocked when she learns the author of her favorite serialized novel has died before completing the story. Determined to learn how it ends, Lucinda reluctantly enlists the help of her father's young business partner, Mr. David Randall, to track down the reclusive author's former whereabouts. David is a successful young businessman, but is overwhelmed by his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Hastings 2019

Raybourn, Deanna

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Summary: "A princess is missing and a peace treaty is on the verge of collapse in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar® Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity Club--an elite society of brilliant, intrepid women--Veronica Speedwell is excited to put her many skills to good use. As she assembles a memorial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC RAY
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Meredith, D. E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MER

Pepper, Andrew

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Publisher / Publication Date: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEP

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