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Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MOR

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 7 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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Selznick 2015

Kleypas, Lisa

Summary: Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, has never been tempted to embark on an affair. Until now.... Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard, as gallant as he is secretive, is rumored to be an assassin. For one exhilarating night they give in to their potent attraction before becoming strangers again. As a Ravenel by-blow spurned by his father, Ethan has little...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KLE

Burrowes, Grace

Summary: For Miss Charlotte Windham, the best way to maintain her spinsterhood-and her independence-is a teeny, tiny brush with scandal. She chooses wealthy, handsome upstart Lucas Sherbourne as her unwitting accomplice. He's intelligent, logical, and ambitious. What Charlotte doesn't count on is that one kiss will lead them straight to the altar. Sherbourne has no love for polite society, nor is he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P BUR

Zamorsky, Tania.

Summary: An abridged version of the tale of Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, who is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Zamorsky 2005

Sinclair, Iain

Summary: Mourns the ways in which the 2012 Olympic games are prompting redevelopment at the cost of local history, exploring the roots of new constructions while citing the losses of private establishments, public parks, and casual diversity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 942.1086 SIN

Waller, Maureen.

Summary: A tour of World War II-stricken London offers insight into the city's undaunted human spirit during the final year of the war, sharing the experiences of individuals who endured difficult challenges and helped rebuild the city. By the author of Ungrateful Daughters. Praise for Ungrateful Daughters "Maureen Waller frames an absorbing narrative of the Glorious Revolution." - The New York Times...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 Waller 2005

Laurens, Stephanie

Summary: Marrying the seemingly delicate Lady Edwina Delbraith, Declan Frobisher discovers that his new bride is unconventional and strong-willed after she accompanies him on a secret mission that leads them to unexpected enemies-- and love. Facing unforeseen perils and unexpected enemies while battling to expose a dastardly scheme involving kidnapped British citizens in West Africa, Declan and Edwina...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAU

Summary: From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and, above all, ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever. Features archival footage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2013

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Flanders, Judith.

Summary: "Expert Victorian-era historian Judith Flanders explores the world portrayed so vividly in Dicken's novels, bringing life on the streets of London to vivid, fascinating life. The nineteenth century was a time of unprecedented transformation, and nowhere was this more apparent than London. In only a few decades, the capitol grew from a Regency town to the biggest city the world had ever seen,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 FLA

Burrowes, Grace

Summary: "The gossips whisper that the new Duke of Murdoch is a brute, a murderer, and even worse--a Scot. They say he should never be trusted alone with a woman. But Megan Windham sees in Hamish something different, someone different. No one was fiercer at war than Hamish MacHugh, though now the soldier faces a whole new battlefield: a London Season. To make his sisters happy, he'll take on any...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BUR

Burrowes, Grace

Summary: "As a captain in the army, Colin MacHugh led men, fixed what was broken, and fought hard. Now that he's a titled gentleman, he's still fighting-this time to keep his bachelorhood safe from all the marriage-minded debutantes. Then he meets the intriguing Miss Anwen Windham, whose demure nature masks a bonfire waiting to roar to life. When she asks for his help to raise money for the local...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever/Hachette Book Group 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BUR

Dickens, Charles

Summary: Tells the adventures of the orphan boy who is forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Book-of-the-Month Club 1997

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dic

Shapiro, James S.

Summary: An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year--1599--that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. How was Shakespeare transformed from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he sees, and whom he works with as he invests in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM SHA

Summary: In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "It's back to Corduroy Mansions--the slightly dilapidated but well-lived-in mansion block in London's hip Pimlico neighborhood--for the third installment in Alexander McCall Smith's newest popular series. There's never a dull moment for the residents ofCorduroy Mansions: Berthea Snark is still at work on her scathing biography of the only loathsome Liberal Democrat member of Parliament--her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2012

Ryman, Geoff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYM

Holmes, Martin Rivington

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. A. Praeger 1969

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 942.1 HOL

Summary: Romance and intrigue at a London auction house. Written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey), this 1990s British drama tells the story of art experts who share a passion for the treasures they put under the hammer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2011

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV UND

Fellowes, Julian.

Summary: A secret unravels behind the porticoed doors of London's grandest postcode. Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is peopled by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond's now legendary ball, one family's life will change forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FEL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Fellowes 2016

Summary: "In the years between 1912 and 1914, King Edward VII is dead and war looms"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 1974

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Summary: Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Martin 2005

Sfar, Joann.

Summary: Follows the adventures of Lillian, the daughter of renowned Egyptologist Professor Bowell, and Imhotep IV, a dashing mummy owned by the professor who is awake for the first time in thirty centuries and is in love with Lillian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 Sfar

Summary: A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PYG