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Summary: Peter Kingdom is a country solicitor whose compassion and humility has won him huge respect in the picture postcard town of Market Shipborough. But there's a secret sadness for the popular lawyer. His brother and business partner, Simon, has died but his body has never been found. Peter constantly searches for clues to the mystery surrounding Simon's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2012

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Morton, Kate

Summary: Decades after Alice's little brother goes missing during a Midsummer's Eve party, a young London policewoman sets off a series of events that reveal shocking truths.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Publishing 2015

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Ellis, Bella

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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Setterfield, Diane

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Summary: When the seemingly dead body of a child reanimates hours after arriving at an ancient inn on the Thames, three families try to claim her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Smith, Martin Cruz

Summary: In 1870s England, Jonathan Blair, a mining engineer who returned from Africa, is hired by the owner of a coal mine to find a man missing after a pit explosion, a man many people don't want found. In the process he falls in love with Rose, a tough pit girl. The novel is at once a mystery, a love story and a critique of English society, the hero being an Anglophobe. By the author of Gorky Park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SMI

Summary: Master of the moor: As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. Stephen finds no refuge when D.I. Manciple--a rude outsider, unwelcome in the village of Vangmoor--targets him as the prime suspect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media U.S. 2006

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

Summary: Ten years ago, Phoebe Maybury's hateful husband David disappeared from Streech Grange. Now, a naked, unidentifiable corpse has been discovered in the icehouse on the Grange and Inspectors Walsh and McLoughlin have to decide whose it is, whether he was murdered; and who killed him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2012

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

Bunzl, Peter

Summary: When her father goes missing, thirteen-year-old Lily Hartman must team up with a clockmaker's son, Robert, and her mechanimal fox, Malkin, to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance and his world-changing invention, a perpetual motion machine called the Cogheart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: On May Day in a small community, the residents go about their everyday business as they wait for the traditional pagan parade to begin. When the newly crowned May Queen, the highlight of the event, does not show up, townsfolk grow suspicious that someone among them has kidnapped her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Spencer, Sally.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publisher 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Due in no small part to Sebastian, his uncommon butler, Earl Ciel Phantomhive finally succeeds in earning an audience with the enigmatic headmaster of Weston College following the outcome of the annual cricket tourney. As moon-pale petals bloom on the lapels of the students who have been granted a place at the Midnight Tea Party, the man who holds all authority at the school reveals himself to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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Mostert, Natasha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Paige, Robin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2005

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Summary: "Oliver, a university lecturer with an obsession for anagrams and crosswords, has been a question-setter for "Mastermind". When made redundant by the new Vice-Chancellor of the New University (his former Polytechnic) in a general restructuring of the university, Oliver decides to use his new-found freedom to search for his favourite crossword compiler, known only by the pseudonym of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 1995

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Bauer, Belinda

Summary: Eighteen years ago, Billy Peters disappeared, and everyone in town believed he was murdered by serial killer Arnold Avery who admitted to killing six other children and burying them on the same desolate moor that surrounded Billy's village. But Billy's mother is convinced he's still alive, and her twelve-year-old grandson, Steven is determined to heal the cracks that gape between his nan, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAU

Toboso, Yana

Summary: "Their elaborate schoolroom deception at an end, Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his peerless manservant, Sebastian, finally hit upon the truth behind the incident of the vanished students at Weston College. Just what tragic steps did the elites of the school, spurred on by their overwhelming sense of justice, take to stamp out the bullying running rife in the halls of their institution?! What began...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2014

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Grimes, Martha.

Summary: Detective Richard Jury solves a string of disappearances and murders in Cornwall, including two grandchildren of an American fast-food magnate. But the leg work is done for him by his aristocratic and eccentric friend, Melrose Plant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Wilson, D. K. (Derek K.)

Summary: Based on the true story of the unsolved disappearance of Hans Holbein--famed portrait-painter of Henry VIII--this atmospheric historical novel evokes an underworld of Tudor politics and intrigue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Setterfield, Diane

Summary: "On a dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, the regulars are telling stories when a wounded stranger enters carrying the lifeless body of a small child. Hours later, the girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Many secrets must be revealed before the girl's identity can be known"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Patterson, James

Summary: Jack Morgan receives an offer he cannot refuse. When the head of the world's foremost investigation agency receives at invitation to meet Princess Caroline, third in line to the British throne, he boards his Gulfstream jet and flies straight to London. The Princess needs Morgan's skills, and his discretion. Sophie Edwards, a close friend of the Princess, has gone missing. She needs to be found...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY PAT

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

Summary: "It is 1873, and Mycroft Holmes is in service to the Crown once again. A distant relative of Queen Victoria has been slain by the Fire Four Eleven killer, a serial murderer who leaves no mark upon his victims. Mycroft allows Sherlock to take the case, as he has been asked to find a missing person--the fiance of the woman he loves. As Sherlock travels the country on the hunt for a murderer, both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABD

Goodhind, J. G.

Summary: Honey Driver runs a hotel in Bath. As boss shes in charge one day and washing dishes the next, resisting her mothers match-making attempts and managing multiple responsibilities. Then one day things change. Honey lands the job of liaising with the police on behalf of Bath Hotels Association. And when an American tourist goes missing, Honey is called in to help . . .

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Hunter, Madeline.

Summary: "After two years, Grayson Bridlington, The Earl of Hawkeswell, has located his missing bride Verity Thompson. Coerced into marrying Hawkeswell by her duplicitous cousin, Verity fled London for the countryside. Now, the couple must make the most of an arranged marriage-even if it means surrendering to their shared desire."--from publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

Bannister, Jo.

Summary: Enlisted by a friend in the police force to find the long-lost aunt of two girls whose mother has been murdered, Brodie Farrell discovers that she is working against a dangerous adversary when a murderous intruder breaks into the girls' home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN