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Rosenberg, Jordy

Summary: "Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell a profound story about gender, love, and liberation. Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2018

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Summary: Henry Fielding and his blind brother John battle the perilous streets of Covent Garden in their quest to clean up crime-ridden 18th century London. The complete first season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Alexander, Bruce

Summary: Suspicion and fear are running high in London as a ruthless gang of black criminals terrorizes the town in a spree of robbery and murder. Ladies are held at gunpoint in their homes, innocent men are shot, and a young maid's throat is slashed from ear to ear. When Sir John and Jeremy set out to find out who is behind the menace, they discover that the difference between black and white is not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: Eighteenth-century Britain and the Seven Years' War form the backdrop for Lord John Grey's quest to uncover the truth about his father's death, a search that leads to deadly peril and an encounter with a Jacobite prisoner, Jamie Fraser, who may hold the key to his quest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAB

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: Mary Saunders desire to lead a life of luxury leads her to prostitution at a young age, until she is taken in by a childhood friend of her mother's, who tries to help Mary turn over a new leaf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Two of Dicken's novels are republished. The first follows a group from the tranquil roads of London to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror. The second follows the life of the orphaned Pip from the wild Kent marshes through a series of events as he abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2010

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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

Dickens, Charles

Summary: After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2011

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1994

Golding, Julia.

Summary: Orphan Catherine "Cat" Royal, living at the Drury Lane Theater in 1790s London, tries to find the "diamond" supposedly hidden in the theater, which unmasks a treasonous political cartoonist, and involves her in the street gangs of Covent Garden and the world of nobility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GOL

Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: Lord John Grey has documents that expose the corruption of a high-ranking British officer. But they also elude to an even greater danger, one that sends Grey on a quest to the Irish country. Along the way, he seeks the aide of Jamie Fraser, a paroled Jacobite still fighting for Ireland's independence. Grey needs Fraser to help translate a message left in the language of the Scottish...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MP3CD FIC GAB

Donoghue, Emma

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Harris, C. S.

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Summary: Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, investigates the identity of two corpses found in an ancient crypt with possible ties to William Franklin, the embittered son of American patriot Ben Franklin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Obsidian 2009

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Dickens, Charles

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover 2001

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

Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: Lord John has just witnessed something shocking. But his efforts to avoid a scandal that might destroy his family are interrupted by something still more urgent: The Crown appoints him to investigate the brutal murder of a comrade-in-arms who may have been a traitor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAB

Alexander, Bruce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Perry, Anne.

Summary: When the bodies of two high-profile women are discovered, bearing signs of rape, and an innocent man is accused of the crime, Thomas Pitt's quest for the truth forces him to play a dangerous game of international politics and murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M PER

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities is a sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris with a complex plot portraying the results of terror and treason, love and supreme sacrifice. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." It was the time of the French Revolution, a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2011

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Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: Lord John Grey has documents that expose the corruption of a high-ranking British officer. But they also elude to an even greater danger, one that sends Grey on a quest to the Irish country. Along the way, he seeks the aide of Jamie Fraser, a paroled Jacobite still fighting for Ireland's independence. Grey needs Fraser to help translate a message left in the language of the Scottish...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Gabaldon 2011

Liss, David

Summary: Realizing at the moment of his conviction for a crime he did not commit that someone is determined to see him dead and another to set him free, Benjamin Weaver works to expose a conspiracy with links to the coming election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIS

Perry, Anne.

Summary: When evidence of a mole within the Special Branch is discovered, Thomas Pitt realizes that he cannot trust anyone; while his boss, Victor Narrawy, learns that Charlotte's aunt's friend might have unearthed war-provoking secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PER

Hodgson, Antonia.

Summary: London, 1728. Tom Hawkins is headed to the gallows, accused of murder. Gentlemen don’t hang and Tom’s damned if he’ll be the first. He may not be much of a gentleman, but he is innocent. He just always finds his way into a spot of bad luck. It’s hard to say when Tom’s troubles began. He was happily living in sin with his beloved, Kitty Sparks — though their neighbors were certainly less...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOD

Rosenberg, Jordy

Summary: Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell a profound story about gender, love, and liberation. Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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