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Montgomery, Jess

Summary: A novel inspired by the true story of Ohio's first female sheriff. When Lily Ross learns that her husband, Daniel, the town sheriff, is killed, she vows to avenge his death. But then a widow arrives at her door, unaware that Daniel has been killed, inquiring about her missing daughter. Soon they realize Daniel was not the man they believed him to be.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Montgomery, Jess

Summary: When Lily Ross learns that her husband, Daniel Ross, the town's widely respected sheriff, is killed while transporting a prisoner, she is devastated and vows to avenge his death. Hours after his funeral, a stranger appears at her door. Marvena Whitcomb, a coal miner's widow, is unaware that Daniel has died, and begs to speak with him about her missing daughter. From miles away but worlds apart,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Montgomery 2019

Summary: This televised time capsule recounts the incredible events of the past 100 years. Through exclusive interviews and rare film footage you will witness the great wars, devastating disasters, and social changes of this century decade-by-decade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passport Video 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC REM

Summary: The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS.

Attenberg, Jami

Summary: "Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets. When the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ATT

Morris, Mary

Summary: The son of a grieving Jewish family in jazz age Chicago impresses patrons of a mob-controlled saloon with his piano talents, which become subject to a changing music era, his need to survive, and exacting mob demands.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Riley, Lucinda

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Ally is in the midst of preparations for a challenging yacht race when she receives news of her adopted father's death. When tragedy strikes on the high seas, pummeling Ally yet again with a terrible and unexpected loss, she turns her back on the water and instead follows her own North Star-- a clue left by her father, leading her to Norway. There Ally begins to unpack the century-old story of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Fellowes, Jessica

Summary: "The year is 1928, and after the death of a maid at a glamorous society party, fortune heir Bryan Guinness seizes life and proposes to eighteen-year-old Diana, most beautiful of the six Mitford sisters. The maid's death is ruled an accident, and the newlyweds put it behind them to begin a whirlwind life zipping between London's Mayfair, chic Paris and hedonistic Berlin. Accompanying Diana as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FEL

Rose, M. J.

Summary: "In this riveting and richly drawn novel from "one of the master storytellers of historical fiction" (New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams), a talented young artist flees New York for Paris after one of her scandalous drawings reveals a dark secret--and triggers a terrible tragedy. In the wake of a dark and brutal World War, the glitz and glamour of 1925 Manhattan shine like a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Grimes, Kenn

Summary: "In 1919, Myrtle Tully, recently returned to America from serving as a "Hello Girl" in Europe during World War I, takes a job as assistant librarian at Adelaide College in Booker Falls, Michigan. The discovery of a cache of letters received by a student who held the same position Myrtle now holds, Yvette Sinclair, shortly before she was found strangled to death in the same library some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cozy Cat Press 2016

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Summary: The year is 1921. While communism and prohibition are debated in speakeasies, society will never be the same, and crime has never had it better. A new age calls for a new kind of detective and the women of Drake Private Detectives fit the bill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Attenberg, Jami.

Summary: "A novel about a Prohibition-era bad girl turned good inspired by the life of Mazie Phillips, Queen of the Bowery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Attenberg 2015

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: "As the Inghams and the Swanns journey from a family weekend in the summer of 1926 through to the devastation of the Wall Street crash of 1929, the Cavendon women band together and bring their family into a new decade and a new way of life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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

Calkins, Susanna

Summary: "A 1920s Chicago speakeasy... Gina Ricci takes on a job as a cigarette girl to earn money for her ailing father - and to prove to herself that she can hold her own at Chicago's most notorious speakeasy, the Third Door. She's enchanted by the harsh, glamorous world she discovers: the sleek socialites sipping bootlegged cocktails, the rowdy ex-servicemen playing poker in a curtained back room,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Crandall, Susan

Summary: "From the bestselling and award-winning author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes an adventure tale about two daredevils and a farm boy who embark on the journey of a lifetime across America's heartland in the Roaring Twenties. Set in the rapidly changing world of 1920s America, this is a story of three people from very different backgrounds: Henry "Schuler" Jefferson, son of German...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crandall 2015

Lindop, Edmund.

Summary: Outlines life in the United States in the 1920s, including Prohibition, the stock market crash, and advances in technology and entertainment such as the first radios and first talking movies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.915 LIN

Mustian, Kelly

Summary: "Ada promised herself she would never go back to the Trace, to her unbearable life on the swamp, and to her harsh father in Mississippi. But now, after running away to Baton Rouge and briefly knowing a different kind of life, she finds herself with nowhere to go but back home. And she knows there will be a price to pay with her father. Matilda, daughter of a sharecropper, is from the other side...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MUS BOOK CLUB KIT (8 paperbacks)

Summary: Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes.In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MIS NOT RATED

Summary: Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: Follows the Inghams' and the Swanns' journey from a family weekend in the summer of 1926 through to the devastation of the Wall Street crash of 1929. It all begins on a summer weekend in July of 1926 when, for the first time in years, the earl has planned a family weekend. As the family members come together, secrets, problems, joys, and sorrows are revealed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

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

Buhler, Cynthia von

Summary: "Unappreciated at her father's acclaimed detective agency, the fabulous, rabbit-loving Minky Woodcock straps on her gumshoes in order to uncover a magical mystery involving noted author Arthur Conan Doyle and world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2018

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

Montgomery, Jess

Summary: Ohio, 1926: For many years, the railroad track in Moonvale Tunnel has been used as a shortcut through the Appalachian hills. When an elderly woman is killed walking along the tracks, the brakeman tells tales of seeing a ghostly female figure dressed all in white. Newly elected Sheriff Lily Ross is called on to the case to dispel the myths. With the help of her friends Marvena Whitcomb and Hildy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MON

Mustian, Kelly

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "Ada promised herself she would never go back to the Trace, to her unbearable life on the swamp, and to her harsh father in Mississippi. But now, after running away to Baton Rouge and briefly knowing a different kind of life, she finds herself with nowhere to go but back home. And she knows there will be a price to pay with her father. Matilda, daughter of a sharecropper, is from the other side...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUS

Neubauer, Erica Ruth

Summary: "Well-heeled travelers from around the world flock to the Mena House Hotel--an exotic gem in the heart of Cairo where cocktails flow, adventure dispels the aftershocks of World War I, and deadly dangers wait in the shadows . . . Egypt, 1926. Fiercely independent American Jane Wunderly has made up her mind: she won't be swept off her feet on a trip abroad. Despite her Aunt Millie's best efforts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NEU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

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