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Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: It looks like the music has ended for Darling's favorite barbershop quartet, the Lucky Four Clovers - just days before the Dixie Regional Barbershop Competition. Another unlucky break: a serious foul-up in Darling's telephone system - and not a penny for repairs. And while liquor is legal again, moonshine isn't. Sheriff Buddy Norris needs a little luck when he goes into Briar Swamp to confront...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2018

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Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: Mildred Kilgore and Earlynne Biddle are planning to open a bakery on the square-if they can come up with the right recipes. Charlie Dickens faces two of the biggest puzzles of his career as an investigative reporter, and one of them involves his wife. Cute little Cupcake's talent as a singer and dancer makes her a tempting target for an unscrupulous exploiter. Lizzy must enlist the Dahlias to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseveto Press 2018

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Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: "The eleven o'clock lady has always been one of garden club president Liz Lacy's favorite spring wildflowers. The plant is so named because the white blossoms don't open until the sun shines directly on them and wakes them up. But another Eleven O'Clock Lady is never going to wake up again. Rona Jean Hancock--a telephone switchboard operator who earned her nickname because her shift ended at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2015

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Albert, Susan Wittig.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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Quick, Amanda

Summary: Welcome to Burning Cove, California, where 1930s Hollywood glamour conceals a ruthless killer ... Vivian Brazier never thought life as an art photographer would include shooting headshots for aspiring male actors or nightly wake-up calls to snap photos of grisly crime scenes. Although she is set on making a career of transforming her photography into a new art form, she knows her current work...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Albert, Susan Wittig

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Summary: "Spring, 1935 finds the little Alabama town of Darling excited about their new local radio station, WDAR. But there are problems brewing at the newspaper, where a trio of new hires causes headaches for editor Charlie Dickens. That's not the worst of it, though, as the Dahlias discover when the newest resident at Bessie Bloodworth's Magnolia Manor is found dead. She had overindulged in a large...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2021

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Albert, Susan Wittig.

Summary: As the members of the garden club in Darling, Alabama, prepare to plant roses for their annual Confederate Day celebration, they find themselves distracted by a series of mysteries involving stolen funds, a secret code, and a local resident's odd behavior.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2012

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Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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Hannah, Sophie

Summary: Hercule Poirot is traveling by luxury passenger coach from London to the exclusive Kingfisher Hill estate. Richard Devonport has summoned the renowned detective to prove that his fiancée, Helen, is innocent of the murder of his brother, Frank. Poirot will have only days to investigate before Helen is hanged, and there is one condition: he must conceal his true reason for being there from the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Hannah, Sophie

Summary: "Returning home one day, Hercule Poirot finds a furious woman demanding to know why Poirot has accused her of murdering a man she has never met. Poirot has certainly accused nobody of murder. Shaken, he goes inside, only to find a man who claims he received a nearly identical letter fromPoirot that morning...Poirot wonders how many more letters have been sent in his name. Who sent them, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2018

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Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chevalier 2019

King, Lily.

Summary: "English anthropologist Andrew Banson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in the Territory of New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brothers' deaths and increasingly frustrated and isolated by his research, Bankson is on the verge of suicide when a chance encounter with colleagues, the controversial Nell Stone and her wry and mercurial Australian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction King 2014

Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: "It's the spring of 1933 and times are tough all over. The only businessman not struggling is moonshiner Mickey LeDoux, though he still has to steer clear of federal agents. But banks are closing all over the country, and the small town of Darling is no exception. Folks are suddenly caught short on cash and everyone is in a panic. Desperate to avoid disaster, several town leaders--including...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Hannah, Sophie

Summary: Accused by strangers of trying to set them up for murder, Hercule Poirot teams up with Scotland Yard policeman Edward Catchpool to investigate the drowning death of an elderly man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Talton, Jon

Summary: "Phoenix, 1933: A young city with big dreams and dark corners Great War veteran and rising star Gene Hammons lost his job as a homicide detective when he tried to prove that a woman was wrongly convicted of murder to protect a well-connected man. Now a private investigator, Hammons makes his living looking for missing persons-a plentiful caseload during the Great Depression, when people seem to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TAL

Hannah, Kristin

Summary: Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods. The crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli, like so many of her neighbors, must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: When the Texas Star herself--aviatrix Miss Lily Dare, the fastest woman in the world--is threatened and her plane sabotaged, the Darling Dahlias must weed through the rumors to find the truth to take down a saboteur who may be propelled by revenge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2013

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Hannah, Sophie

Summary: Hercule Poirot returns home after an agreeable luncheon to find an angry woman waiting to berate him outside his front door. Her name is Sylvia Rule, and she demands to know why Poirot has accused her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy,a man she has neither heard of nor ever met. She is furious to be so accused, and deeply shocked. Poirot is equally shocked, because he too has never heard of any...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M HAN

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Quick, Amanda

Summary: Vivian Brazier never thought life as an art photographer would include shooting headshots for aspiring male actors or nightly wake-up calls to snap photos of grisly crime scenes. After shooting crime scene photos of a famous actress, the latest victim of the "Dagger Killer," Vivian notices eerie similarities to the crime scenes of previous Dagger Killer victims -- details that lead Vivian to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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Thomas, Sarah Loudin

Summary: "Colman Harpe works for the C&O in the Appalachian rail town of Thurmond, West Virginia, but he'd rather be a preacher and lead his own congregation. When a member of the rival McLean clan guns down his cousin and the clan matriarch, Serepta McLean, taunts the Harpes by coming to a tent revival in their territory, Colman chooses peace over seeking revenge with the rest of his family. Colman,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2019

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Johnson, Julia Claiborne

Summary: It's 1938 and women seeking a quick split from their husbands head to Reno, Nevada. There's one catch: they have to wait six-weeks to become "residents." Many of these soon-to-be divorcees flock to the Flying Leap, a dude ranch that caters to their every need. Twenty-four-year-old Ward is earning an honest living as a ranch hand at the Flying Leap, and he thinks he's got the ranch's clients all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

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Johnson, Julia Claiborne

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Summary: "The long anticipated second novel from the bestselling author of Be Frank With Me, set in 1930s Reno, in which two very different women seeking divorces meet and form an unlikely friendship that is complicated by the handsome young ranch hand who befriends both--and who finds his life unexpectedly upturned by one"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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Towles, Amor.

Summary: Set in New York City in 1938, tells the story of a watershed year in the life of an uncompromising 25-year-old named Katey Kontent. Armed with little more than a formidable intellect, a bracing wit, and her own brand of cool nerve, Katey embarks on a journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool through the upper echelons of New York society in search of a brighter future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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

Hamill, Pete

Summary: Tending to his poor and sick neighbors throughout a Depression-era winter, New York City doctor James Delaney is haunted by memories from World War I and the disappearances of his wife and daughter, until his three-year-old grandson is abandoned on his doorstep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAM

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