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Roy, Ron

Summary: Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying a visit to San Francisco when Holden, their college-age tour guide, is accused of abducting Miss Chinatown from the Chinese New Year parade and stealing her valuable crown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Roy 2011

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED AZSE 5

Tallman, Shirley.

Summary: Flaunting the conventions of nineteenth-century society and feminine behavior, headstrong attorney Sarah Woolson gets more than she had bargained for when a reporter is found murdered during a seance at San Francisco's famed Cliff House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAL

Muller, Marcia

Summary: On a foggy summer morning, private investigator Sharon McCone receives a call from her former neighbors, the Curleys. Their usually dependable daughter Chelle hasn't been answering their calls for weeks. Would Sharon check on her? Sharon arranges to visit the building Chelle had been living in and rehabbing in southwest San Francisco. Once it was a nightclub and bar, she learns, and a favorite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MUL

Tallman, Shirley.

Summary: A spirited and headstrong young attorney, Sarah Woolson flaunts the conventions of nineteenth-century society and feminine behavior to take on the case of a woman whose husband has died in a sweatshop fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAL

Lescroart, John T.

Summary: Released from desk work when a high-profile San Francisco activist is murdered, Hunt Club private investigator Mickey Dade discovers that the victim was involved in suspicious deals that also implicate the beautiful Alicia Thorpe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LES

Tallman, Shirley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAL

Chambliss Bertman, Jennifer

Summary: Twelve-year-old Emily is on the move again. Her family is relocating to San Francisco, home of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger, a game where books are hidden all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles. But Emily soon learns that Griswold has been attacked and is in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CHA

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CHA

Stone, Tamara Ireland.

Summary: Told from his point of view, continues the love story of Bennett, a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco, and Anna, sixteen, of 1995 Evanston, Illinois, as they try to make their relationship work despite his fear that it is not meant to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Nunn, Kem.

Summary: "In an intense tale of psychological suspense, a San Francisco psychiatrist becomes sexually involved with a female patient who suffers from multiple personality disorder, and whose pathological ex-husband is an Oakland homicide detective--from a Los Angeles Times Book Prize-winning author. Dr. Eldon Chance is a brilliant, lonely, forensic neuropsychologist with a long track record of getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

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

McCormick, Chris

Summary: "In the tradition of startling debuts such as We, the Animals by Justin Torres, Desert Boys follows the life of Daley Kushner, growing up, coming out, and grappling with the remnants of his childhood in California's Mojave Desert. This series of powerful,linked stories illuminates Daley's world--the family, friends, and community that have both formed and constrained him, and his new life in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss

Summary: Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there's the coded note he drops at a book event. Then Emily and James uncover a trail of encrypted messages in books by Mark Twain hidden through Book Scavenger. What is most suspicious is that each hidden book triggers an arson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BER

De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: "Ji-su's traditional South Korean parents are concerned by what they see as her lack of attention to her schoolwork and her future. Working with Seoul's premiere matchmaker to find the right boyfriend is one step toward ensuring Ji-su's success, and going on the recommended dates is Ji-su's compromise to please her parents while finding space to figure out her own dreams. But when she flubs a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DEL

Kohler, Hannah

Summary: "San Francisco, 1968: Jeannie and Kip are lost and half-orphaned, their mother dead under mysterious circumstances, and their father - a decorated WWII veteran - consumed by guilt and losing sight of his teenage children. Kip, a dreamer and swaggerer prone to small-time trouble, enlists to fight in Vietnam; Jeannie finds a seemingly safe haven in early marriage and motherhood. But when Kip is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOH

Allende, Isabel.

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Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ALL

See, Lisa

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony In Love, Shanghai Girls, and Dreams of Joy returns with her highly anticipated new novel. A bold and bittersweet story of secrets and sacrifice, love and betrayal, prejudice and passion, China Dolls reveals a rich portrait of female friendship, as three young women navigate the "Chop Suey Circuit"--America's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SEE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SEE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction See 2014

See, Lisa

Summary: In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive "Oriental" nightclub, the Forbidden City. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco's Chinatown. And, as both her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SEE

Steel, Danielle

Summary: What's so perfect about the past for Sybil and Blake Gregory, a successful Manhattan couple with three children who land in San Francisco when Blake impulsively accepts the job of a lifetime as CEO of a start-up? The family moves into a grand, surprisingly affordable Pacific Heights mansion and soon meets the affable Butterfield family, who lived there a century ago. Of course the Butterfields...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2017

Davis-Gardner, Angela.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

King, Laurie R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M KIN

Bliss, Bryan.

Summary: Abigail's parents, believing the end of the world is near, sell their house, give the money to an end-of-times preacher, and drive from North Carolina to San Francisco where they remain homeless and destitute, as Abigail fights to keep her parents, her twin brother, and herself united against all odds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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Patterson, Richard North.

Summary: We are in San Francisco: Ricardo Arias is found dead in his apartment, the gun that killed him wedged in his mouth. The physical evidence might confirm suicide, but there is no doubt that it strongly suggests murder. The police investigation quickly uncovers a maze of emotion and conflict that surrounded the dead man in the last months of his life: an estranged wife, Terri Peralta; an ugly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: A series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a methodical yet unpredictable killer, and a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to disturbing conclusions, including that something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department itself. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction, and gets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Patterson, James

Summary: Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A town house owned by an Internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found--and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PAT