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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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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

Mason, Timothy

Summary: "Inspector Charles Field hunts a serial killer targeting Florence Nightingale's nurses in Crimea and women in London"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

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

Bowen, Rhys

Summary: "Lady Georgiana Rannoch and her dashing husband, Darcy, are awaiting a bundle of joy, but an unexpected trip to Paris will thrust them straight into a tangled web of international intrigue in this all-new mystery in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness series from Rhys Bowen. What a delight it is to finally be able to enjoy a simple meal again! I have been in the throes of morning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2022

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Maxwell, Cathy

Summary: "Once there were three Irish sisters--Gwendolyn, Dara, and Elise--who had to fend for themselves when their gambler of a father disappeared, leaving them with an unscrupulous cousin. Dara hatches a daring plan: they gamble what little they own to finance a London season. Her goal: to use their looks and their wits to find a duke to marry for each sister! It seems her crazy plot might work when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAX

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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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

Raybourn, Deanna

Summary: "Lord Rosemorran has purchased a wax figure of a beautiful reclining woman and asks Stoker to incorporate a clockwork mechanism to give the Rosemorran Collection its own Sleeping Beauty in the style of Madame Tussaud's. But when Stoker goes to cut the mannequin open to insert the mechanism, he makes a gruesome discovery: this is no wax figure. The mannequin is the beautifully preserved body of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2024

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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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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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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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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

Pook, Lizzie

Summary: "In Victorian London, when she discovers her sister's death aboard the Makepeace was no accident and that the ship's scientist Edison Stowe was responsible, Maude Horton, to find the truth, begins shadowing Edison, enacting the ultimate revenge to get justice for her sister"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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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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Goodman, Alison

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Summary: "A high society amateur detective at the heart of Regency London uses her wits and invisibility as an 'old maid' to protect other women in a new historical mystery series. Lady Augusta Colebrook, "Gus," is determinedly unmarried, bored by society life, and tired of being dismissed at the age of forty-two. She and her twin sister, Julia, who is grieving her dead betrothed, need a distraction....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2023

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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

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

Raybourn, Deanna

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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Pepper, Andrew

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Publisher / Publication Date: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2010

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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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Atkinson, Kate

Summary: "1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreign dignitaries with gangsters, and girls sell dances for a shilling a time. The notorious queen of this glittering world is Nellie Coker, ruthless but also ambitious to advance her six children,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

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