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Summary: For Detective Chief Inspector George Gently, the world is changing at a dizzying pace. As the 1960s draw to a close and a new era beckons, he feels more and more estranged and ill-equipped to cope. But for Gently and his fellow officers, one thing remains constant in their northeast England beat : violent crime.--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Murder, lies, and blackmail are just some of the unsavory things going on in Midsomer County. Episodes include:

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2013

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

Summary: Likable family man Tom Barnaby is the down-to-earth Chief detective for a cluster of idyllic English country villages where some of the rose-covered cottages are home to murderers, thieves, and blackmailers. Barnaby exposes the criminals with the help from his eager young assistant Sargeant Troy and from his supportive wife.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2013

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

Summary: "Detective William Murdoch ... solves the most perplexing mysteries of Edwardian-era Toronto with scientific insight and revolutionary techniques"--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: Jimmy is an ex-cop turned insurance investigator whose cunning and insight are well-suited to the business of exposing con men and fraudsters. With his police training, he's able to take on any case, no matter how dangerous. Fresh off a divorce and a breakup with his colleague and mistress, Jimmy still hasn't learned when to shut his wandering eyes and turn off his rakish charm. As he struggles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: After 25 years playing one of television's most beloved characters, David Suchet explores why fans have always gravitated towards the great Hercule Poirot. Suchet shares his experience of portraying the iconic detective as camera crews follow his preparations and join him on set for the final, emotional days of filming. He also returns to Agatha Christie's summer home in Devon--where he met the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment, Inc. 2014

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

Summary: It's November of 1962, and Bruce Reynolds is gathering a group of men together with the intent of robbing a Royal Mail train bound for London from Glasgow. The gang holds a practice robbery in the London Heathrow Airport to see if they're ready, and then, on August 8, 1963, they rob the train of over Đ2.6 million. Six of Scotland Yard's finest police officers are called in to investigate the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2014

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Summary: As the hit Australian dramedy returns, hotshot surgeon Hugh Knight continues to serve out his probation in his rural hometown, while his family faces struggles that could bring them closer together, or tear them apart.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn TV 2018

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

Summary: The Wainthropp Detective Agency builds on earlier successes as Hetty, her husband Robert, and teenager Geoffrey grow in expertise and confidence. In these six further adventures, they come face-to-face with murderers, saboteurs, and charlatans of all types, while never shrinking from danger or losing their moxie.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2013

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

Summary: Jack Irish, is a brooding antihero of Australia. Reeling in the wake of his wife's murder, the former lawyer has reinvented himself as a part-time private investigator and full-time alcoholic, intent on drowning his demons. When an old client dies after leaving Jack several frantic voicemails, the PI realizes he can't outrun or out-drink his past. Jack returns to the world that took everything...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard is a respected, uncompromising, and forward-thinking detective investigating high-profile murders in 1950s London. The series is set in a fascinating period of Britain's social history, when London saw an explosion of color, glamour, and shifting attitudes after the Second World War. Jericho is a man surveying a city changing beyond recognition...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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

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Summary: Lizzie has been accused of murdering her husband, and her death by hanging seems all but inevitable. That is until Detective Inspector John Kildare is assigned to the case of a serial killer who murders innocent victims while leaving his distinctive signature in blood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER LIM

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Summary: Veteran DI David Bradford heads an elite murder squad, but he's been on leave following the unexplained disappearance of his wife. In his absence, ambitious DS Vivienne Cole has been leading the investigations, and when Bradford returns to work, the two clash over their methods. Despite the tension, Bradford and Cole strive to solve complex crimes. The only case David can't crack is the most...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Best-known for his portrayal of the cantankerous title character in the global phenomenon Doc Martin, fan favorite Martin Clunes shows a softer side in these five documentaries about animals. Filmed all over the globe, these programs are a fascinating peek at some of the world's most beloved (and some of the most endangered) creatures.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2014

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Summary: DI Vivienne Deering and her team provide security at a contentious election debate, but tragedy strikes when a shooter attempts to assassinate one of the candidates. Deering and her right-hand woman, DC Dinah Kowalska, vow to apprehend the culprit, despite warnings from their superiors that the investigation could jeopardize an undercover officer who has infiltrated an extreme right-wing group.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: After a nearly fatal accident, 21-year-old Lamb Mannerheim is beginning to realize that the world is much bigger than her small, God-fearing Montana town. Armed with a big, fat insurance payout and a checklist of untried sins, Las Vegas is the only place for her first taste of temptation. And, with the help of a few new friends, Lamb embarks on an oddball odyssey of lost souls, broken faith,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PAR

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Summary: Chronicling the hilarious highs and devastating lows of his tumultuous life, this blackly humorous drama follows Patrick from his childhood trauma at the hands of an abusive father and neglectful mother, to the peak of his heroin addiction, and his attempts to stay sober and support his family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. It is dealing with themes such as anti-Semitism, sexuality, and social class.

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Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pl 3

Summary: Follows a solitary, obsessed, cantankerous investigaor-- who happens to be pure genius at her job.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Summary: The women of Wentworth Prison face a high-stakes power struggle as the hit Australian drama returns. In Season Three, Bea Smith receives a life sentence without parole and assumes the mantle of top dog, asserting her dominance over the other inmates, including Franky Doyle, who finds herself more vulnerable than ever before.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Based on the novels by Val McDermid, this is the story of a clinical psychologist, Dr. Tony Hill, who is called upon by the police to investigate mysterious killings across the north of England that are too baffling for most detectives. The hit dramatic crime series that doesn't pull any punches in its depiction of the darker side of the human psyche, which only serves to make each episode...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: This star-studded anthology series follows a different character in each episode. As the protagonist awaits their fate in court, the show traces the history of their alleged crime. Compellingly written by Cracker's Jimmy McGovern, BAFTA-winning screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst, and a host of other talents, Accused is an engrossing study of motive and madness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2014

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Summary: Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories--and animosities--run deep. He's an experienced cop with a 1971 "classic" car, a collection of country music cassettes, and an indeterminate number of ex-wives. The new woman in his life is his assistant, Detective Constable Kristin Sims a by-the-book investigator nearly twenty years younger than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Ashley Jensen reprises her role of city PR turned country sleuth in six new episodes of Agatha Raisin. Adapted from the bestselling books by MC Beaton, the first series was an instant hit on Global TV creating a strong fan base around the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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