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Summary: Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes.In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Follow Ms. Peregrine Fisher, niece of Miss Phryne Fisher, as she steps into her aunt's role as a lady detective, this time in 1960s Melbourne, Australia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Arthur, Keri.

Summary: Dhampire Riley Jenson, a hybrid of vampire and werewolf, journeys to Melbourne and into the heart of the city's seductive and dangerous urban underworld to find an enigmatic killer who has been using a nightclub that caters to its denizens' every fantasy as his stalking grounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Book/Bantam Dell 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: SF ART

Tumarkin, Maria M.

Summary: "How to speak of the searing, unpindownable power that the past-ours, our family's, our culture's-wields in the present? Drawing on nine years of research, Axiomatic explores the ways we understand the traumas we inherit and the systems that sustain them. In five sections-each one built on an axiom about how the past affects the present-Tumarkin weaves together true and intimate stories of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ANI

Summary: Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Ryan, Kate

Summary: Hotham Street Ladies: A Book for Kids! takes its inspiration from Australian domestic traditions, home life and baking for friends and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 708.99 Ryan 2013

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: A stylish and sexy period mystery stars Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher, a glamorous lady detective in 1920s Melbourne. In 'Murder under the Mistletoe," Phryne's Christmas in July turns deadly when trapped inhabitants at a snowed-in mountain lodge find themselves being killed off according to the song The Twelve Days of Christmas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Simsion, Graeme C.

Summary: Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are back in Australia after a decade in New York, and they're about to face their most important challenge. Their son, Hudson, is struggling at school: he's socially awkward and not fitting in. Don's spent a lifetime trying to fit in, so who better to teach Hudson the skills he needs? The Hudson Project will require the help of friends old and new, force Don to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Text Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Disher, Garry.

Summary: "The long-awaited sixth installment in the Inspector Hal Challis series set in Australia, available in the United States at last! Hal Challis is in trouble at home and abroad: dressed down by the boss for speaking out about police budget cuts; missing his lover, Ellen Destry, who is overseas on a study tour. But there's plenty to keep his mind off his problems. A rapist in a police uniform...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2012

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Atkinson, Lee

Summary: "Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Australia, including the glamorous beaches outside Sydney, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, and the rugged beauty of the Outback. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or fifth,"--back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.4 AUS