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Harris, Robert

Summary: 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts--coins, fragments of glass, human bones--which the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death? Fairfax becomes determined to discover the truth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Summary: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIR

Summary: A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA I

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Summary: In Season Two of Evil, Kristin struggles with her darker nature after killing a man, while David suffers temptation as he gets closer to his ordination. Meanwhile, Ben is visited by night terrors that prey on his greatest fears. Includes all thirteen episodes plus over 20 minutes of deleted scenes!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Follows the adventures of three Catholic priests stuck on a little island off the coast of Ireland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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

Summary: In the 1930s, a cynical Catholic priest is sent to Mexico to preach in post-revolution Mexico: a cleric who risks his life by continuing to conduct the Catholic Mass in secret after the totalitarian government has outlawed the Catholic Church. In order to confer the Christian sacraments, the priest must have wine but his attempts to obtain wine will call attention to his clandestine activities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV POW

Batacan, F. H.

Summary: Follows two Catholic priests on the hunt for a serial killer in the notorious Payatas dump city of northern Manila.

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 BAT

Jemisin, N. K.

Summary: In a city where Gatherers harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to judge the corrupt, Ehiru, the most famous of the city's Gatherers, learns that he must protect the woman he was sent to kill or watch the city be devoured by forbidden magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2012

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Silva, Daniel

Summary: Gabriel Allon has slipped quietly into Venice for a much needed holiday with his wife and two young children. But when Pope Paul VII dies suddenly, Gabriel is summoned to Rome by the Holy Father's loyal private secretary, Archbishop Luigi Donati. A billion Catholic faithful have been told that the pope died of a heart attack. Donati, however, has two good reasons to suspect his master was...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC SIL

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

Summary: Calvary's Father James is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral, and often comic, problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A young priest, Father Chisholm, is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Hamill, Pete

Summary: An American priest assigned to the Vatican discovers a plan to kill Pope Paul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Lemire, Jeff

Summary: The legend of the Black Barn tells of an otherwordly buidling that has appeared and reappeared throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake. Now its mystery ensnares and entwines the lives of two very different men. One: a young recluse, obsessed with finding hidden clues within the city's trash. The other: a washed-up Catholic priest, finding his place in a small town that hides...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: YA Graphic Lem

Summary: Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the skinflint businessman next door wants the school condemned.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Republic Pictures 2003

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Bells 2003

Batacan, F. H.

Summary: "In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAT

Gounelle, Laurent

Summary: "Alice is very good at her job. She's on the rise at a prominent PR firm, and there is no image-management disaster she can't fix. But when her dearest friend, a parish priest in a charming French village, becomes depressed about his dwindling number of parishioners, she may finally have met her biggest challenge. Though an avowed atheist, Alice is determined to apply her skills to the problem....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOU

Harvey, Samantha

Summary: Oakham, near Bruton, is a tiny village by a big river without a bridge. When a man is swept away by the river in the early hours of Shrove Saturday, an explanation has to be found. Was it murder, or suicide, or an accident? The whole story is relayed by the village priest, John Reve, who in his role as confessor is privy to a lot of information that others have not. But will he be able to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Martin, Charles

Summary: Murphy Shepherd is a retired priest, living alone on an island, and tending the grounds for a church with no parishioners. But when his best friend dies and asks that Murph scatter his ashes at the end of the world, Murph lashes the ashes to the front of his boat and heads south down the Intracoastal waterway. Along the way, his path intersects with a dance instructor named Summer who is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Mar

Summary: Leon Alastray a rebel on the run from the Mexican Army, escapes to the remote village of San Sebastian, where the locals believe he's a holy man. But when Leon discovers that the area has been devastated by savage Yaqui attacks, he knows he cannot hide the warrior within himself. Revealing his true identity, he leads villagers against the deadly threat, while at the same time battling another...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GUN

Summary: A boy who came from the heavens encounters a city of ships, Gargantia. In the distant future a young boy, Ledo, is raised in space knowing nothing but war, until he comes to Earth, a planet whose surface is nearly covered in water, where he witness the sea for the first time. On the vast seas with an aquamarine glow, people form huge fleets and live a humble, but happy life. Ledo is the only...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME NAR

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Canavan, Trudi.

Summary: When schools teaching magic are banned, Tyen, a teacher of mechanical magic, is left with no home or purpose and must decide how far he is willing to go to free a sorcerer imprisoned in a book, while Rielle's peaceful new life is shattered by a local war that leads to an extraordinary offer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit, Hachette Book Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Harris, Robert

Summary: "From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy--a chilling and dark new thriller unlike anything Robert Harris has done before. 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artifacts--coins, fragments of glass, human bones--which the old parson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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

Ockley, Martha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Monarch Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OCK

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