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Donoghue, Emma

Summary: Once upon a time, two couples with Jamaican, Mohawk, Indian, and Scottish ethnic roots won the lottery and bought a big house where all of them, four adults and seven adopted and biological children, could live together in harmony--but change is inevitable, especially when a disagreeable grandfather comes to stay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Humphrey, Claire

Summary: "In her extraordinary debut, Spells of Blood and Kin, Claire Humphrey deftly weaves her paranormal world with vivid emotional depth and gritty violence. Bringing together themes of death, addiction, and grief, Claire takes readers on a human journey thatgoes beyond fantasy. When her beloved grandmother dies suddenly, 22-year-old Lissa Nevsky is left with no choice but to take over her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUM

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The farmer's daughter: Sarah is a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl recently transplanted by her somewhat oblivious parents to rural Montana, who is learning that the world is larger than her fundamentalist mother wants her to know. Brown Dog redux: Brown Dog is killing time in Toronto where he's fled to save his adopted daughter, Berry, from being locked in an institution. Games of night: A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Johnston, E. K

Summary: In a near-future Toronto where the British Empire never fell, Helena, August, and Margaret are caught off-guard by the discovery of a love so intense they are willing to change the course of the monarchy to keep it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC JOH

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC JOH

Ondaatje, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OND

Atwood, Margaret

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Summary: It is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to the city of her youth for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own identity as a daughter, a lover, an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1998

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Jennings, Maureen.

Summary: In "Let Loose the Dogs," Murdoch's life and work overlap tragically. His sister, who long ago fled to a convent to escape their abusive father, is on her deathbed. Meanwhile, Harry Murdoch, the father whom Murdoch long ago shut out of his life, has been charged with murder and calls on his estranged son to prove his innocence. But, knowing his father, what is Murdoch to believe?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McClelland & Stewart 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

Jennings, Maureen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

Mahoney, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAH

Aubert, Rosemary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bridge Works Pub. 2005

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Hamilton, Lyn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Jennings, Maureen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

Summary: In the late 19th century, Toronto city police Detective William Murdoch takes a new, more scientific approach to murder investigation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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Summary: "The Bridge" is a police district which includes a wealthy, upscale suburb and a lower-class, crime-plagued neighborhood, with the two separated by a highway bridge. Frank Leo, the newly elected police union head with an angry attitude and no patience for the corruption that permeates the force, does whatever is called for to protect the beat cops in Bridge District from the brass as they do a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in Canada by Entertainment One 2011

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

Rotenberg, Robert

Summary: It should have been an open and shut case. Canada's leading radio talk show host came to the door of his luxury condominium, his hands bloody, and said to the newspaper deliveryman, "I killed her." Yet, the discovery that the victim was a self-destructive alcoholic, the presence of strange fingerprints at the crime scene, and the refusal of the accused to say anything--even to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Rot

Rotenberg, Robert

Summary: It's just after Labour Day and the city is kicking back into gear. All eyes are on the hotly contested election for Toronto's next mayor and crime is the big issue. Greene is no stranger to the worst of what the city has to offer, but even he is unprepared for what happens next when he stumbles upon a horrific homicide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Doctorow, Cory.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Bradshaw, Mel

Summary: As Torontonians move to the beat of the Jazz Age, war is the furthest thing from their minds. Then a fatal grenade explosion outside a west end hotel room breaks the rhythm. The room's registered occupant, a mysterious European woman calling herself Lucy, disappears before she can shed any light on the incident. Police detective Paul Shenstone believes someone is trying to assassinate Lucy....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dundurn Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bradshaw 2013

Brown, Karma

Summary: One woman is about to discover everything she believes--knows--to be true about her life...isn't. After hitting her head, Lucy Sparks awakens in the hospital to a shocking revelation: the man she's known and loved for years--the man she recently married--is not actually her husband. In fact, they haven't even spoken since their breakup four years earlier. The happily-ever-after she remembers in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BRO

Jennings, Maureen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McClelland & Stewart 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

Kilbourne, Christina

Summary: When fourteen-year-old Harbour finds herself living in a tent in a Toronto ravine, she accepts the help of a homeless teen named Lise, who shows her how to navigate the shelter system while trying to unravel Harbour's mysterious past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Jennings, Maureen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: M&S 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

Toten, Teresa

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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