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Summary: When a famous Danish gender activist and owner of Copenhagens first gender-neutral children's nursery is found murdered in Malmö, Saga is assigned to the case, together with a new colleague. The murder sparks the beginning of a series of spectacular crimes reaching back into Saga's own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BRI

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The detectives who work in Malmo Police's Department of Sensitive Crimes take their job very seriously. The lead detective, Ulf Varg, prioritizes his cases above even his dog's mental health. Then there are detectives Anna Bengsdotter, who keeps her relationship with Varg professional even as she realizes she's developing feelings for him . . . or at least for his car, and Carl Holgersson,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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

Summary: During a blackout, a woman is found murdered in the middle of the Oresund Bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Police from both countries are called to the scene, and what looks like one murder turns out to be two. It's a spectacular double murder: the bodies have been brutally cut in half at the waist and put together to form a single corpse. Half of the body belongs to a Swedish...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: An abandoned tanker ship crashes into the Oresund bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Onboard are five Swedish and Danish youths, chained below deck, unconscious. Investigating the incident is Scandinavia's oddest couple: Swedish detective Saga Noren, hampered by primitive social skills, and Martin Rohde from Denmark, still reeling from the death of his son. Theirs is a friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The detectives who work in Malmo Police's Department of Sensitive Crimes take their job very seriously. The lead detective, Ulf Varg, prioritizes his cases above even his dog's mental health. Then there are detectives Anna Bengsdotter, who keeps her relationship with Varg professional even as she realizes she's developing feelings for him . . . or at least for his car, and Carl Holgersson,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

Summary: In The White Lioness, Wallander is drawn into the case of a missing Swedish national while attending a police conference in South Africa. The second film sees Wallander back in Sweden, where a woman's body is discovered half buried in the forest swamps. And in The Troubled Man, Wallander is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Summary: "A Swedish efficiency expert under strict orders not to interact with his subject is sent to improve a Norwegian farmer's culinary efforts. But the sly old farmer much prefers to amuse himself by impeding the timid researcher's work! Soon, in the struggle between neutral observation and the need for human interaction, the kitchen becomes a battleground!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Three crime dramas based on the best selling novels by Henning Mankell. They follow Inspector Kurt Wallander, a disillusioned everyman, as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in southern Sweden.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

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

Summary: Thrilling mystery tales about the brooding and disillusioned Inspector Kurt Wallander, set in the beautiful landscape of southern Sweden. In Faceless killers, an elderly couple are attacked at an isolated farmhouse and the town witnesses an outbreak of racist violence. In The man who smiled, Wallander is contacted by an old acquaintance who is suspicious about his father's death. In The fifth...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2010

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

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

Summary: "The American president, Helen Tyler, is on a state visit to Stockholm when, under mysterious circumstances, she vanishes without a trace. During the intensive police investigation, a power struggle takes place between a panic-stricken USA and Sweden, as the threat to one of the world's most powerful people rocks the world."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Inspector Erik Winter in a dedicated, yet tormented Swedish investigator. Winter and his wife, Angela, both juggle demanding careers as they face the challenge of raising two young daughters. Family provides a refuge for him, away from work where he is constantly faced with the darkest secrets of the human psyche. Never satisfied with just solving crimes, Erik Winter's motivation goes much...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

McCall Smith, Alexander

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Summary: "In the second installment in the best-selling Detective Varg Novels, Ulf and his team investigate a notorious lothario--a wolf of a man whose bad reputation may, much to his chagrin, be all bark and no bite. The Department of Sensitive Crimes, renowned for taking on the most obscure and irrelevant cases, led by Ulf Varg, their best detective, is always prepared to take on an investigation, no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ANI

Summary: When a childhood friend suddenly dies Rebecka Martinsson returns home to the north of Kiruna. But not everything is what it seems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV REB

Summary: The case leads her to team up with local detective Ingvar Nymann and together they set about uncovering the clues to these shocking crimes. As the number of mysterious murders starts to increase, Inger Johanne is driven by her need to protect her daughter and starts noticing a pattern. But her discovery of the killer's weakness and the connection to a ruthless international network...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TIM

Summary: Sebastian Bergman is strong-headed, politically incorrect, intuitive, abrasive and grief-stricken. He's struggling to come to terms with the loss of his wife and young daughter from the 2004 tsunami in Thailand, an event that caused his life to careen out of control. Returning to work, Bergman had one more surprise waiting for him - an adult daughter he never knew he had, now working alongside...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A peasant girl is raped and murdered in 14th century Sweden. When her killers seek shelter in her father's house, he kills them to avenge her death. Soon a spring appears from where the girl was killed and her father sees this as a sign from above.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Summary: In An Event in autumn, Wallander finds the remains of a young woman buried at the back of his garden. When another woman's body washes up on the shore, Wallander searches for the connection. In The Dogs of Riga, the corpses of two Latvian men, covered in mafia tattoos, are discovered in Ystad harbor. When Wallander travels to Riga in search of the killers, he becomes entangled in a web of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2012

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

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

Summary: New York City, November 1988. Bobby Green is the manager of a Russian nightclub owned by Marat Buzhayev. The club is frequented by gangsters like Buzhayev's nephew Vadim. Despite Bobby's hedonistic and amoral lifestyle, he is committed to his girlfriend Amada. Bobby has a secret, however, which he guards closely. His brother is Police Captain Joseph Grusinsky and his father, Bert, is a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WE

Summary: Bargain hunters at the Forest Ridge Mall are about to get more than they bargained for when a chubby man in a ratty bathrobe starts flashing customers. Security guard Ronnie Barnhardt feels that this is the best thing to happen to him. Catching the flasher might just be his ticket to a real police job and to romance with a hot cosmetics-counter babe. Only one thing stands between Ronnie and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: During this exciting pivotal season: Clark faces rogue Kryptonians, Lex Luthor launches a vicious political campaign, the Fortress of Solitude rises, Clark's love for Lana Lang deepens and he and Lois Lane remain friendly adversaries, Clark crosses paths with AC (aka Aquaman), Victor Stone (aka Cyborg) and the mysterious Milton Fine (aka Brainiac).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD Series Smallville 2011 Season 5

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

Summary: Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful family man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has applied to become a cop for years, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight. One day, a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and take hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside and because of he feels that it is his sense of duty, refuses to leave. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOG

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