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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

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

Freeman, Dianne

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "On the eve of her marriage to George Hazelton, Frances has a great deal more on her mind than flowers and seating arrangements. The Connors and the Bainbridges, two families of American robber barons, have taken up residence in London, and their bitter rivalry is spilling over into the highest social circles. At the request of her brother, Alonzo, who is quite taken with Miss Madeline Connor,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2022

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Waters, Sarah

Summary: A tale set in World War II London finds a rescue worker struggling for composure after a bombing, a young woman longing for her soldier lover, and a convict who watches a battle through the bars of his window.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Selznick 2015

Heyer, Georgette

Summary: When the incorrigible Lady Fancot persuades her son to impersonate his twin (just for one night, she promises) the masquerade sets off a tangled sequence of events that engage Kit's heart far more deeply than he'd ever anticipated with his brother's fiancee--who might know much more about what's going on than she cares to reveal ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEY

Thomas, Will

Summary: "One evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendous pressure being brought to bear on Scotland Yard and the government itself. Barker is to be named temporary envoy to the Royal Family with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Rutherfurd, Edward.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A fictionalized account of the City of London, tracing its role in history and describing succeeding generations of families associated with its fortunes. Interwoven are the everyday lives of ordinary people. From London as a Celtic settlement, 2,000 years ago, to its finest hour during the Blitz in World War II. By the author of Russka.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUT

Rutherfurd, Edward.

Summary: A fictionalized account of the City of London, tracing its role in history and describing succeeding generations of families associated with its fortunes. Interwoven are the everyday lives of ordinary people, from London as a Celtic settlement, 2,000 years ago, to its finest hour during the Blitz in World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2005

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Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Gregory, Susanna

Summary: London, 1664. The infamous church-smasher Dick Culmer is killed among the tottering, ramshackle buildings of London Bridge and Chaloner's investigations into the death link Culmer to a group of puritan conspirators. Further west, in the opulence of Somerset House and in the Palace of White Hall, Chaloner gradually realizes that the ring-leaders of a rebellion are planning an explosive climax to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sphere 2011

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRE

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: In Victorian London, Albert Garrick, an assassin-for-hire, and his reluctant young apprentice, Riley, are transported via wormhole to modern London, where Riley teams up with a young FBI agent to stop Garrick from returning to his own time and using his newly acquired scientific knowledge and power to change the world forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC COL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION COL

Springer, Nancy

Summary: When professional typist Letitia Glover is desperate to learn more about the fate of her twin sister Flossie, Enola enlists the help of her brother Sherlock and her friend Tewky to investigate Flossie's husband, the sudden death of his first wife, and the mysterious appearance of a black barouche.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC SPR

Clare, Cassandra

Summary: Engaged to marry James Herondale, Cordelia Carstairs seems to have everything she ever wanted. But James and Cordelia's marriage is a lie, arranged to save Cordelia's reputation. James is in love with Grace Blackthorn whose brother, Jesse, died years ago in a terrible accident. The sword Cortana burns Cordelia's hand when she touches it, while her father has grown bitter and angry. And a serial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CLA

Goodman, Alison.

Summary: Preparing for her debut presentation to Queen Charlotte, Lady Helen Wrexhall finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy reaching to the very top of society, and learns the truth about her mother, who died ten years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC GOO

Blasco, Serena

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes wakes on her birthday to discover that her mother has disappeared from the family's country manor, leaving only a collection of flowers and a coded message book. With Sherlock and Mycroft determined to ship her off to a boarding school, Enola escapes, displaying a cleverness that even impresses the elder Holmes. But nothing prepares her for what lies ahead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2022

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Maniscalco, Kerri

Summary: Seventeen year old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. Between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. When her work on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Adler, Irene

Summary: Whisked out of Paris ahead of the Prussian army in 1870, twelve-year-old Irene Adler is reunited in London with her friends, Sherlock Holmes and Arsène Lupin--but Arsène's father has been arrested for murder and the kidnapping of a famous opera singer, and it is up to the three young detectives to solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Young Readers 2015

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

Clare, Cassandra.

Summary: Tessa Fell's search for her missing brother leads her into Victorian London's supernatural underworld, where she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2012

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

Springer, Nancy

Summary: Enola Holmes, Sherlock Holmes's younger sister and self-declared finder of lost persons and things, is determined to find her friend, Lacy Cecily, a confused young Baronet's daughter on the run from her father's devious schemes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC SPR

Adler, Irene

Summary: In London, at Christmas time in 1870, a strange message in the classified ads leads the three young detectives to murders that appear to be connected with the Scarlet Rose Gang, whose leader was killed years before.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Curry, Jane Louise.

Summary: As the child of two musicians, twelve-year-old James has no interest in music until he discovers a portal to seventeenth-century London in his uncle's basement, and finds himself in a situation where his beautiful voice and the fact that he is biracial might serve him well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1994

Clare, Cassandra

Summary: Cordelia Carstairs, a Shadowhunter trained to battle demons, travels with her brother to London where they reconnect with childhood friends but soon must face devastating demon attacks in the quarantined city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLA

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