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Pelecanos, George P.

Summary: Hoping to start over after serving eight years in prison, Lorenzo Brown returns to the Washington, D.C., neighborhood of his youth to take a job as a Humane Society officer but finds challenges from a local drug boss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEL

Hardy, Jason Matthew

Summary: "A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.6 HAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.6 HAR

Friedman, Daniel

Summary: "Once, Detective Buck Schatz patrolled the city of Memphis, chasing down robbers and killers with a blackjack truncheon and a .357. But he's been retired for decades. Now he's frail and demented, and Rose, his wife of 72 years, is ill and facing a choice about her health care that Buck is terrified to even consider. The future looks short and bleak, and Buck's only escape is into the past. But...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson/Peterson's 2006

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1 available in Test, Call number: T 364.62 ARC

Contents: What probation officers and parole officers do -- Establishing a career as a probation or parole officer -- The written exam -- Practice test 1 -- The LearningExpress test preparation system -- Job responsibilities -- Case studies -- Reading and writing skills -- Practice test 2 -- Practice test 3 -- Practice test 4 -- Practice test 5 -- Practice test 6 -- Practice test 7 -- The interview --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LearningExpress 2007

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1 available in Test, Call number: T 364.62 PRO

Rollins, James

Summary: After a mountainside massacre yields a grim message, Painter Crowe, director of Sigma Force, must join with Commander Grayson Pierce and an unlikely ally if he is going to get to the root of a conspiracy that stretches back to a lost prehistoric colony in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROL

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEP

Summary: Jack Mabry, a parole officer days away from retirement, is asked to review the case of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, in prison for arson. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man's decision with his wife Lucetta have profound and unexpected effects on them both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STO RATED R

Child, Lee.

Summary: Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. One man driving, eyes on the road. Another man next to him, telling stories that don't add up. A woman in the back, silent and worried. And next to her, a huge man with a broken nose, hitching a ride east to Virginia. An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station. He was seen going in with two others, but he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY CHI

Kline, Suzy

Summary: Selected to join the school safety patrol squad, third-grader Mary quickly turns into a bully and classmate Doug suspects she may be tampering with the book raffle.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE HOR

Richmond, Lori

Summary: With the schools closed and his babysitter sick, Bunny accompanies his mother to work--but he finds waiting in her office with nothing to do or eat a bore so he goes exploring (what could possibly go wrong?).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RIC

Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

Summary: Katy is excited to spend a day with her father at work and enjoys typing, pressing buttons, visiting the water cooler, and coloring but quickly learns to be careful when dancing at work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN C

Brett, Simon

Summary: "When a talk by successful author Burton St Clair at Fethering Library ends in sudden, violent death, Jude finds herself the prime suspect in the ensuing murder investigation. She must enlist the help of her neighbour Carole not just to solve the crime, but to prove she didn't commit it"--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crème de la Crime 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Baldacci, David

Summary: John Puller may be the US Army's most tenacious investigator, but he is not equipped to face the truth about his mother's disappearance thirty years ago. New evidence has come to light suggesting that Puller's father -- a highly decorated army veteran -- may have murdered his wife. When Puller's friend, intelligence operative Veronica Knox, arrived on the scene, he realized that there is far...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BAL

Hulse, S. M.

Summary: A former prison guard and talented fiddler returns to his Montana hometown to bury his wife and confront an inmate who, twenty years earlier, held him hostage during a prison riot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hulse 2015

Woods, Stuart

Summary: "From #1 bestselling author Stuart Woods comes an extraordinary new series starring an old fan favorite: Teddy Fay. When President Kate Lee calls Stone Barrington to Washington on an urgent matter, it's soon clear that a potentially disastrous situation requires the kind of help more delicate than even he can provide. and he knows just the right man for the job. Teddy Fay: ex-CIA, master of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS WOO

Butterworth, W. E. (William Edmund)

Summary: "At the tender age of sixteen, Philip W. Williams III is expelled from boarding school for committing a prank, and on the train home naturally wonders where his life will take him now. It never enters his mind that he will become a world-class marksman and a special agent of the U.S. Army Counterintelligence Corps in postwar Germany, play a key role in the defection of a Soviet officer and then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BUT

Baldacci, David

Summary: John Puller may be the US Army's most tenacious investigator, but he is not equipped to face the truth about his mother's disappearance thirty years ago. New evidence has come to light suggesting that Puller's father-- a highly decorated army veteran-- may have murdered his wife. Meanwhile, Paul Rogers has just been paroled after spending ten years in a high-security prison for murder. And with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: In 1946, special agent James Cronley Jr. uncovers evidence of a stolen fortune in the hands of Odessa while tracking down two escaped Nazi war criminals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Thor, Brad.

Summary: In the wake of a former U.S. President's appointment to the United Nations, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is wrongly implicated for a string of national emergencies and assassinations, a situation that forces him to race against time to uncover the real culprit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ould, Chris

Summary: When a group of international activists arrive on the Faroe Islands, intent on stopping the traditional whale hunts, tensions between islanders and protestors run high. And when a woman is found viciously murdered only hours after a violent confrontation, the circumstances seem purposely designed to increase animosity between the two sides. As English DI Jan Reyna and local detective Hjalti...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P OUL

Ould, Chris

Summary: In the wake of a dying man's apparent suicide, the skeleton of a young woman is discovered on a windswept hillside. Detective Hjalti Hentze suspects that it is the body of a Norwegian woman reported missing forty years earlier, while a commune occupied the land, and whose death may be linked to the abduction and rape of a local Faroese girl. Meanwhile British DI Jan Reyna is pursing his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OUL

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: While World War II rages on in Europe, 24-year-old Cletus Frade has been hired to spring Wilhelm Frogger, a German officer, from a Mississippi prisoner-of-war camp. Having learned that Frogger has masterminded a plot to assassinate Hitler, Frade plans on bringing the war to a swift end. However, a rogue group of fascists, led by Argentinean Colonel Juan Peron, plans on thwarting the coup and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fischer, Maggie

Summary: Join the Paw Patrol pups in an exciting water rescue as they work together to save a baby whale from an oil spill in the bay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Fun International, an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group 2018

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