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7 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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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

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

Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: A gathering of witches in Melbourne to celebrate Samhain, a rash of bad drug reactions, a cache of valuables stolen from Greek Jews during WWII, and the appearance of Corinna Chapman's boyfriend's beautiful and svelte former girlfriend, Georgiana Hope, add up to villainy and a puzzle waiting to be solved by the hefty Melbourne baker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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

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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4 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

Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: Spunky Phryne Fisher leaves her adopted London for 1920s Australia to investigate the desperate letters she has been receiving from well-bred Lydia, a young woman married to a low-down scoundrel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2006

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Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: With the help of a troupe of free-spirited freegans, three very clever internet hackers and a bunch of singing vegans, Melbourne baker Corinna and her luscious Daniel go head-to-head with a sinister religious cult on a mission and a band of Romanies out for revenge in a wild and wonderful chase to find two missing runaways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: When someone shoots out her windshield while she is driving home late at night and she finds a young man dying on the tarmac just outside the dock gates, Phryne Fisher sets out to discover who is responsible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: Corinna Chapman, baker extraordinaire and amateur sleuth, returns in another delicious mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Greenwood, Kerry

Summary: Corinna Chapman, baker extraordinaire, talented sleuth, stalwart friend and lover, is back! When a distraught Scottish veteran from Afghanistan is knocked unconscious, waking up to find his beloved ex-service dog missing, Corinna and her lover, Daniel, find themselves inextricably drawn into the machinations of a notorious underworld gang of drug runners. Corinna and Daniel need to pull...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 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

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Disher, Garry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

Wood, Fiona (Fiona Anna)

Summary: Two sixteen-year-old girls in Australia come together at an outdoor semester of school, before university--one thinking about boys and growing up, the other about death and grief, but somehow they must help each other to find themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poppy/Little, Brown and Company 2014

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

Disher, Garry.

Summary: Detective Inspector Hal Challis and his crew, searching for a serial killer operating in a beachside town outside Melbourne, Australia, feel a new sense of urgency when the daughter of one of the police sergeants is abducted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

Keil, Melissa

Summary: Told from two viewpoints, Sophia, seventeen, a Sri Lankan-Australian math prodigy with social anxiety, is panicking about her future when classmate and amateur magician Joshua proclaims his love for her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2018

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

Bailey, Sarah

Summary: Lost and alone after relocating to Melbourne, brilliant Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock is assigned to a hostile partner before investigating two seemingly unrelated murders--a homeless man and a high-profile movie star.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

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

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

Simsion, Graeme C.

1 hold on 4 copies

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Summary: Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Quo 2008

Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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

Murnane, Gerald

Summary: "Lost to the world for more than four decades, A Season on Earth is the essential link between two acknowledged masterpieces by Gerald Murnane - the lyrical account of boyhood in his debut novel, Tamarisk Row, and the revolutionary prose of The Plains. A Season on Earth is Murnane's second novel as it was intended to be, bringing together all of its four sections - the first two of which were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Text Publishing 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE