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Modiano, Patrick

Summary: Stolen jewels, black markets, hired guns, crossed lovers, unregistered addresses, people gone missing, shadowy figures disappearing in crowds, newspaper stories uncomfortably close and getting closer . . . this ominous novel is Patrick Modiano's most noirish work to date. Set in Nice--a departure from the author's more familiar Paris--this novel evokes the bright sun and dark shadow of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Swanson, Peter

Summary: Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend kidnapped her and nearly ended her life. When Corbin Dell, a distant cousin in Boston, suggests the two temporarily swap apartments, Kate, an art student in London, agrees, hoping that time away in a new place will help her overcome the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Swanson 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M SWA

Shaffer, Andrew

Summary: "Vice President Joe Biden is fresh out of the Obama White House and feeling adrift when his favorite railroad conductor dies in a suspicious accident, leaving behind an ailing wife and a trail of clues. To unravel the mystery, "Amtrak Joe" re-teams with the only man he's ever fully trusted--the 44th president of the United States. Together they'll plumb the darkest corners of Delaware,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Swanson, Peter

Summary: When Liana Dector, a woman who is possibly a cold-blooded killer wanted by the police, storms into his favorite Boston tavern demanding his help, George Foss, unable to say "no" to his first love, is drawn into a world of murder, betrayal, and secrets from which there is no escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY SWA

Barron, Laird

Summary: "The first in a crime noir series, Isaiah Coleridge is a former mob enforcer banished from his Alaska home after an incident. Sent to a horse farm in the Hudson Valley in NY to recover, he winds up investigating the disappearance of the 18-year-old granddaughter of his hosts."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnams' Sons 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Bruen, Ken

Summary: Ruined and on the lam, former drug kingpin Max Fisher stumbles upon the biggest discovery of his crooked life: a designer drug called PIMP that could put him back on top. Meanwhile, a certain femme fatale from his past is producing a film based on her and Max's life story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRU

Summary: Edgar Award-winning editor Penzler's new anthology rolls out the red carpet for the stories that Hollywood hits are made of. He delivers the director's cut of classic short stories that inspired some of Tinsletown's most memorable films. ... Including... works by:Authors include: Edgar Allan Poe, Cornell Woolrich, Aldous Huxley, Ian Fleming, Robert Louis Stevenson, Budd Schulberg, O. Henry, W....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BIG

Feiffer, Jules

Summary: Eighty-nine-year-old Jules Feiffer delivers the tour de force of his illustrious career in this epic finale that dares "to try things that film noir could only dream of" (Chris Ware). In The Ghost Script, Feiffer plunges us into the blowzy, boozy world of Blacklist Hollywood, circa 1953: witch hunts and Reds and pinkos and starlets and a mysterious, orchid-growing mastermind, the renamed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FEI

Abramowitz, Adam

Summary: A bike messenger navigates Boston's gritty underworld of gangsters and blood money in this novel with more twists and turns than Boston's streets. Boston's baddest bike messenger Zesty Meyers is back in town...Bosstown. Zesty's life seems to be settling down after his last hospital visit and family secret reveal. But when his brother Zero starts acting oddly and pairs up with an unemployed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Lippman, Laura

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In 1966, Baltimore is a city of secrets that everyone seems to know - everyone, that is, except Madeline "Maddie" Schwartz. Last year, she was a happy, even pampered housewife. This year, she's bolted from her marriage of almost 20 years, determined to make good on her youthful ambitions to live a passionate, meaningful life. Maddie wants to matter, to leave her mark on a swiftly changing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Iglesias, Gabino.

Summary: "A man tasked with shuttling children over the border believes the Virgin Mary is guiding him towards final justice. A woman offers colonizer blood to the mother of chaos. A boy joins corpse destroyers to seek vengeance for the death of his father."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broken River Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGL

Haspil, Michael F.

Summary: Alex Menkaure, former pharaoh and mummy, and his vampire partner, Marcus, born in ancient Rome, are vice copes in a special Miami police unit. They fight to keep the streets safe from criminal vampires, shape-shifters, bootleg-blood dealers, and antivampire vigilantes. When poisoned artificial blood drives vampires to murder, the city threatens to tear itself apart. Only an unlikely alliance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Atkins, Ace.

Summary: When silent-film star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle is accused of crushing an actress to death during a wild 1920s party, Pinkerton agent Dashiell Hammett struggles to sort out conflicting testimony from witnesses, while William Randolph Hearst's newspapers demand a guilty verdict.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M ATK

Keillor, Garrison.

Summary: On the 12th floor of the Acme Building, on a cold February day in St. Paul, Guy Noir looks down the barrel of a loaded revolver in the hands of geezer gangster Joey Roast Beef who is demanding to hear what lucrative scheme Guy is cooking up with stripper-turned-women's-studies-professor Naomi Fallopian. Everyone wants to know-Joey, Lieutenant McCafferty, reporter Gene Williker, Guy's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KEI

Hamilton, Glen Erik

Summary: Helping a fellow veteran accused of murder, Van Shaw is drawn into a dangerous labyrinth involving smuggled opioids, ruthless mercenaries, and deadly family secrets that will challenge his notions of brotherhood and justice --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Summary: Four suspense novels of the 1940s. These four stories explore the terrors of family life, personality disorders, and horrors of the mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOM

Miller, Andrew

Summary: Witnessing the progression of regional corruption in his work as a British lawyer in early 2000s Moscow, Nick Platt rescues two sisters from a purse snatcher and pursues a glamorous romantic relationship with one of the sisters before he is asked to helpwith a dubious family endeavor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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

Quinn, Peter (Peter A.)

Summary: "Fintan Dunne, the detective at the center of The Man Who Never Returned and Hour of the Cat, is back in this spellbinding story of an ill-fated OSS mission into the heart of the Eastern front and its consequences more than a decade after the war's end. As the Red Army continues its unstoppable march toward Berlin in the winter of 1945, Dunne and his fellow soldier Dick Van Hull volunteer for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Summary: A rising young follower of Mussolini must assassinate his former professor, now in political exile, to demonstrate his loyalty to the Fascist state.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CON

Summary: Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Parks, Adele

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Summary: When Mel receives an unexpected email from her oldest friend Abi, it brings back memories she thought she had buried forever. Their friendship belonged in the past. To those carefree days at university. But Abi is recovering from a bad breakup and needs Mel's help, and she wants a place to stay. Just for a few days, while she sorts things out. It's the least Mel can do. After all, friends look...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books, an imprint of Harlequin Enterprises Limited 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Atkins, Ace.

Summary: San Francisco, September 1921: Silent-screen comedy star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle is throwing a wild party in his suite at the St. Francis Hotel: girls, jazz, bootleg hooch . . . and a dead actress named Virginia Rappe. The D.A. says it was Arbuckle who killed her-crushing her under his weight-and brings him up on manslaughter charges. William Randolph Hearst's newspapers stir up the public and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Atkins 2009

Pronzini, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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

3 holds on 1 copy

Contents: Disc one. Address unknown (75 min.) ; Escape in the fog (65 min.) ; The guilt of Janet Ames (83 min.) -- Disc two. The black book (89 min.) ; Johnny Allegro (81 min.) ; The killer that stalked New York (79 min.) -- Disc three. 711 Ocean Drive (102 min.) ; Assignment Paris (85 min.) ; The Miami story (75 min.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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