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Miller, C. L. (Cara L.)

9 holds on 7 copies

Summary: "In this irresistible and thrilling debut novel, a former antique hunter investigates a suspicious death at an isolated English manor, embroiling her back in the dangerous world of tracking stolen artifacts. What antique would you kill for? Freya Lockwood is shocked when she learns that Arthur Crockleford, antiques dealer and her estranged mentor, has died under mysterious circumstances. She...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2024

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Quinn, Julia

Summary: "In 1761, on a sunny day in September, a King and Queen met for the very first time. They were married within hours. Born a German Princess, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was beautiful, headstrong, and fiercely intelligent--not precisely the attributes the British Court had been seeking in a spouse for the young King George III. But her fire and independence were exactly what she needed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Quinn

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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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2021

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Summary: The six episode comedy serial about the 18th century Edmund Blackadder (Atkinson) serving as butler to the dimwitted Prince of Wales (Laurie).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2001

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

Maher, Kerri

Summary: London, 1938. Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy has taken England by storm. The effervescent It Girl of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kick dances and drinks champagne at the hottest nightclubs and attends the horse races with nobility. Billy Hartington, the future Duke of Devonshire, sweeps Kick off her feet, but the obstacles to their love are many. Kick is American,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MAH

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Lindsey, Johanna.

Summary: Danny, a young woman who grew up on the streets of London as a pickpocket, demands that Jeremy Malory give her a job after she helps him steal back jewels his friend lost in a card game; when Danny attends a ball with Jeremy, Danny's true identity is revealed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Gregory, Philippa

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Summary: Lady Jane Grey and her two sisters each dared to defy their queen. Seventeen-year-old Jane Grey was only queen of England for nine days before Queen Mary sent her to the executioner's block. Her younger sister, Katherine, heir to the insecure and infertile Queen Mary and then to her sister Queen Elizabeth, faced imprisonment in the Tower when her pregnancy betrayed her secret marriage. Mary,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2017

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: The latest novel from number one New York Times best selling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Gregory 2017

Summary: A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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

Sebag-Montefiore, Mary.

Summary: Presents an abridged version of the story of ten-year-old Mary who, after the death of her parents, comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors where she discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2017

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Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville)

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio Books 1996

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

Summary: Set in England in the years leading up to the First World War, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been home to the Crawley family for many generations, but it is also where their servants live, and plan, and dream, and they are as fiercely jealous of their rank as anyone. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DOW

Evaristo, Bernardine

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Girl, Woman, Other is a celebration of the diversity of Black British experience. Moving, hopeful, and inventive, this extraordinary novel is a vivid portrait of the state of contemporary Britain and the legacy of Britain's colonial history in Africa and the Caribbean. The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

Le Carré, John

Summary: British agent George Smiley hunts for a mole in the Secret Service and begins his epic game of international chess with his Soviet counterpart, an agent named Karla.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P LEC

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Schellman, Katharine

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "London 1815. Though newly-widowed Lily Adler is returning to a society that frowns on independent women, she is determined to create a meaningful life for herself even without a husband. She's no stranger to the glittering world of London's upper crust. At a ball thrown by her oldest friend, Lady Walter, she expects the scandal, gossip, and secrets. What she doesn't expect is the dead body in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Fiction Schellman 2020

Finch, Charles (Charles B.)

Summary: "London, 1855. A young and eager Charles Lenox faces his toughest case yet: a murder without a single clue. Slumped in a third-class car at Paddington Station is the body of a handsome young gentleman. He has no luggage, empty pockets, and no sign of identification on his person. And putting together the clues to the mystery of the man's identity only raises more questions, when Lenox discovers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FIN

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Lady Jane Grey was born into times of extreme danger. Child of a scheming father and a ruthless mother, for whom she was merely a pawn in a dynastic power game with the highest stakes, she lived a live in thrall to political machinations and lethal religious fervor. Jane's astonishing and essentially tragic story was played out during one of the most momentous periods of English history. As a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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

Burrowes, Grace

Summary: Ned Wentworth will be forever grateful to the family that plucked him from the streets and gave him a home, even though polite society still whispers years later about his questionable past. Precisely because of Ned's connections in low places, Lady Rosalind Kinwood approaches him to help her find a lady's maid who has disappeared. Rosalind is too opinionated--and too intelligent--and has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BUR

Westerson, Jeri

Summary: "A quest to find the ancient sword Excalibur quickly turns into a hunt for a determined killer for Crispin Guest. London, 1396. A trip to the swordsmith shop for Crispin Guest, Tracker of London, and his apprentice Jack Tucker takes an unexpected turn when Crispin crosses paths with Carantok Teague, a Cornish treasure hunter. Carantok has a map he is convinced will lead him to the sword of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WES

Nickson, Chris

Summary: "Leeds, May 1822. Thief-taker Simon Westow owes Davey and Emily Ashton everything - the siblings gave him sanctuary when he needed it most. So when Davey is arrested for sedition and Emily begs Simon for help, he starts asking questions, determined to clear his friend. Are the answers linked to rumours of a mysterious government spy in town? Davey's not the only one who needs Simon's help....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIC

Quinn, Julia

Summary: In every life there is a turning point. A moment so tremendous, so breathtaking, that one knows one's life will never be the same. For Michael Stirling, London's most infamous rake, that moment came the first time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2017

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