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James, Bill

Summary: "Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Jewelry and valuables were left in plain sight, bodies were piled together, faces covered with cloth. Some of these cases, like the infamous Villasca, Iowa murders, received national attention. But few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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Summary: An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Patterson, James

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Summary: Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Worsley, Lucy

Summary: "Murder: a dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the desperate or a vile tool of the greedy--and a very strange, very English obsession. But where did this fixation develop? And what does it tell us about ourselves? In The Art of the English Murder, Lucy Worsley explores this phenomenon in forensic detail, revisiting notorious crimes like the Ratcliff Highway Murders, which caused a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 941 WOR

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Summary: Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEA

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Summary: When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: During a blackout, a woman is found murdered in the middle of the Oresund Bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Police from both countries are called to the scene, and what looks like one murder turns out to be two. It's a spectacular double murder: the bodies have been brutally cut in half at the waist and put together to form a single corpse. Half of the body belongs to a Swedish...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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Summary: Will Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot ever get their relationship together? Or will three wrenching crimes and the investigation of Detective Investigator Helen Morton keep them forever out of sync? Welcome back to the hit crime series set in a bucolic Yorkshire town, where you would never expect social workers to abduct a young boy ... never imagine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video 2015

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

Summary: The continuing stories of rookie Constable Morse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD END NOT RATED

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

Summary: Following the finale of Season three, Oxford's finest are picking up the pieces of their personal and professional lives. DC Endeavour Morse awaits the result of his Sergeant's Exam, while DI Fred Thursday and his wife Win struggle to cope with their children flying the nest. With sam gone to the Army and the traumatized Joan gone off to who knows where, there are even greater challenges still...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: In 1920s London, brutal and bloodthirsty murder has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse. The victim is the glamorous and rich Emily French. All the evidence points to Leonard Vole, a young chancer to whom the heiress left her vast fortune and who ruthlessly took her life. At least, this is the story that Emily's dedicated housekeeper Janet Mcintyre stands by in court....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Abrams, Dan

Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

James, Steven

Summary: FBI special agent Patrick Bowers grapples with a baffling series of murders in Detroit--and discovers a terror plot with roots that stretch back centuries. Called in by an ex-girlfriend to consult on a case, Patrick encounters the work of a killer who displays a stunning degree of ruthlessness. Bowers is shocked to find that the slayings are linked not just to his own history with a known...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: Humanity has conquered all those things and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life, and they are commanded to do so in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe, a role that neither wants. These teens must master the "art" of taking life,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2017

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

Summary: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his 'family'.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HEL

Summary: Affable Jim Williams is hosting one of the most important parties of the Savannah Christmas season. John Kelso is a magazine reporter who finds himself amid the beautiful architecture and odd doings to write a feature on the party. His curiosity is piqued when he meets Jim's violent, young and sexy lover, Billy. Later that night, Billy is dead, and Kelso stays on to cover the murder trial....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MID

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MID

Summary: Follows the work and personal lives of forensic pathologist Dr. Samantha Ryan and her police colleagues as they investigate four murder cases in and around Cambridge, England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Hawkins, Paula

Summary: A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAW

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Haw

Patterson, James

Summary: Detective Lindsay Boxer has everything she could possibly want. Her marriage and baby daughter are perfect, and life in Homicide in the San Francisco Police Department is going well. But all that could change in an instant. Lindsay is called to a crime scene at the Four Seasons Hotel. There is a dead man in one of the rooms, shot at close range. The man checked in under a false name with no ID...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE
1 available in Adult, Call number: M PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far: from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. A tough case in Waco has jeopardized Yates's chances at promotion, and he decides to take time off to recharge with his family in their small-town hometown, Redbud. He arrives and finds a horrifying crime...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2018

Persson Giolito, Malin

Summary: "QUICKSAND is an incisive courtroom thriller and a drama that raises questions about the nature of love, the disastrous side effects of guilt, and the function of justice. A mass shooting has taken place at a prep school in Stockholm's wealthiest suburb. Maja Norberg is eighteen years old and on trial for her involvement in the massacre where her boyfriend and best friend were killed. When the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Rule, Ann.

Summary: "From the New York Times #1 bestselling author comes a riveting true-crime mystery set on a sleepy island in the Pacific Northwest: a man is murdered and the long list of suspects includes an aging beauty queen and her boyfriend. One wintery night on quiet Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington, Russ Douglas spent Christmas with his estranged wife, Brenna. She agreed to let him visit his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1523 RUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1523 RUL

Summary: Two partners discover their real feelings for one another when one is bitten by a poisonous snake; A young boy witnesses an escaped mental patient and can't tell anyone about it; It's hard to tell who's the bigger cheater when a wife and her husband's jealous mistress sit down for some lethal negotiating; When two old men need a miracle in order to keep their home the answer arrives in the form...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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