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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: This gripping tale of Charles Dickens' classic remains faithful to the spirit of the novel while delivering a modern, thrilling, tragic, and occasionally comic edge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. Moriarty's death has left an immediate, poisonous vacuum in the criminal underworld. And there is no shortage of candidates to take his place, including one particularly fiendish criminal mastermind.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOR

Sedgwick, Marcus

Summary: On the remote Scandinavian island of Blessed, a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon grows. What secrets lurk beneath the surface of this idyllic countryside? And what might be powerful enough to break the cycle of midwinterblood? We travel from 2073 to the age of the Vikings and back to Time Unknown, as we meet an archaeologist, a painter, a ghost, a vampire, and are carried on a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC SED

Summary: Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dahl, Roald.

Contents: Taste / read by Richard E. Grant -- Lamb to the slaughter / read by Juliet Stevenson -- Man from the South / read by Stephen Mangan -- The soldier / read by Stephen Mangan -- My lady love, my daove / read by Richard Griffiths -- Dip in the pool / read by Adrian Scarborough -- Galloping Foxley / read by Richard Griffiths -- Skin / read by Tamsin Greig -- Poison / read by Richard E. Grant -- The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little know team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off them. By the time the war began in 1939, radar stations were dotted along the British coast, tracking aircraft at...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Sally Lockhart has started her own financial consulting business. When her client loses a fortune from the unexpected collapse of a shipping line, Sally is determined to find out why so many of their ships have mysteriously vanished without a trace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Iris Carr is travelling across Europe by train when she unwittingly becomes embroiled in a sinister Balkan plot. Feeling disoriented after a fall, Iris is befriended by Miss Froy, an elderly English woman sharing her carriage. But when she wakes up from a few hours' sleep, Miss Froy has vanished without a trace. As fellow passengers claim the lady never existed, Iris faces danger and intrigue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

Summary: It's 1916 and British Captain Fred Roberts and his detachment of Sherwood Foresters discover an abandoned printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium. Roberts has an idea: he will produce a newspaper to raise the spirits of his soldiers, taking their minds off 'the attentions of Messrs Hun and Co.' They call it The Wipers Times, after the army slang for Ypres, and fill it with spoofs, jokes,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hannah, Sophie

Summary: Accused by strangers of trying to set them up for murder, Hercule Poirot teams up with Scotland Yard policeman Edward Catchpool to investigate the drowning death of an elderly man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Pratchett, Terry.

Summary: An illustrated collection of fourteen short stories featuring "dragons and wizards, councilors and mayors, an adventurous tortoise and a monster in a lake, along with plenty of pointy hats and a few magic spells" written when the author was a teenaged newspaper reporter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PRA

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