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Lüsted, Marcia Amidon

Summary: Introduces the Great Depression, inviting readers to investigate its causes, offering insights into daily life and how the economics of the time shaped politics, and discussing Roosevelt's New Deal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, A division of Nomad Communications 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.917 LUS

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2018

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

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...

Format: text

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

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Martinze, Paul Roman

Summary: The year is 1936, and the 19XX organization travels to Tibet to prevent the General made of metal, known as the Shining Skull, from spreading destruction and Civil War. In this epic third book in the 19XX series, the group finds themselves searching for an ancient and mysterious power that promises to end all wars forever. But if they find it, will they choose to use it? And if so, what price...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kopetkai Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MAR

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseveto Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Martinez, Paul Roman.

Summary: Another war looms on the horizon. Not long after the end of the Great War, those who were capable of hearing it received a revelation -- another Great War was coming. This looming war would push the limits of technology, split the atom to harness the power of a small star, and bring together forces more evil than the world has ever known. A weak League of Nations banded together to form a group...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kopetkai Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MAR

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY ALB

Butler, D. J. (David John)

Summary: "A witch is someone whose craft is malevolent, someone who curses you. A cunning man is the person who is master of the lore necessary to defend you against witches, and against other evil powers. Hiram is also a widower and a beet farmer, who learned his occult lore from his Grandma Hettie. Grandma Hettie raised Hiram on her farm; she said her prayers in German, sang the Psalms to secret...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Publishing Enterprises 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUT

Fields-Schneider, Penny

Summary: Jack gains the live he dreams of - dedicating his days to painting, with a loving family of his own. He believes he has found perfection. But can anybody be immune to tragedy and heartbreak?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penny Fields-Schneider 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Jackson-Brown, Angela

Summary: "Opal Pruitt is just about to turn 18 in the oppressively hot summer of 1936. She works hard at her job, takes care of her beloved Granny, and dreams about boys with her cousin Lucille. The young black teenager's journey to adulthood will be forged in fire, though, as the Ku Klux Klan attacks her Colored Town neighborhood and she endures a vicious beating at the hands of an unknown white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JAC

Albert, Susan Wittig

1 hold on 2 copies

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Persevero Press 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M ALB

Cox, Michelle.

Summary: "A spiritualist, an insane asylum, a lost little girl. . . When Clive, anxious to distract a depressed Henrietta, begs Sergeant Frank Davis for a case, he is assigned to investigating a seemingly boring affair: a spiritualist woman operating in an abandoned schoolhouse on the edge of town who is suspected of robbing people of their valuables. What begins as an open and shut case becomes more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Cox 2020

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Summary: A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple is forced to rethink their roles as parents and spouses as they apply for him to go to a private kindergarten in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Albert, Susan Wittig

Summary: It's Labor Day weekend, 1935, and members of the Darling Dahlias--the garden club in little Darling, Alabama--are trying to keep their cool at the end of a sizzling summer. This isn't easy, though, since there's a firebug on the loose in Darling. He--or she!--strikes without apparent rhyme or reason, and things have gotten to the point where nobody feels safe. What's more, a dangerous hurricane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Hannah, Sophie

Summary: "It's December 19, 1931. Hercule Poirot and Inspector Edward Catchpool are looking forward to a much-needed, restful Christmas holiday, when they are called upon to investigate the murder of a man in a Norfolk hospital ward. Cynthia Catchpool, Edward's mother, insists that Poirot stay with her in a crumbling mansion by the coast, so that they can all be together for the festive period while he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAN

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Johnson, Julia Claiborne

1 hold on 3 copies

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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