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Kenna, Alex

Summary: "Kate Myles was a promising Los Angeles police detective, until an accident and opioid addiction blew up her family and destroyed her career. Struggling to rebuild her life, Kate decides to try her hand at private detective work--but she gets much more than she bargained for when she takes on the case of a celebrated painter found dead in a downtown loft. When Margot Starling's body was found,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEN

Clare, Alys

Summary: "London, 1881. Lily Raynor, owner of the World's End Investigation Bureau, is growing increasingly worried. Work is drying up, finances are tight and she cannot find enough for her sole employee, Felix Wilbraham, to do. So when schoolteacher Georgiana Long arrives, with a worrying tale of runaway pupils, it seems like the answer to her prayers. The case is an interesting one, and what could be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Summary: "In Irish Coffee Murder by Leslie Meier, reporter Lucy Stone is writing about four Irish-step-dancing students. But the story becomes headline news when one girl's mother is found dead in her bathtub. In Death of an Irish Coffee Drinker by Lee Hollis, Hayley Powell caters the after-party for comedian Jefferson O'Keefe. But Jefferson keels over after gulping down his Irish coffee, leaving Hayley...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC IRI

Brody, Frances

Summary: "1929, London. In the darkness before dawn, a London railway porter discovers a man's body as he unloads a special goods train from Yorkshire, all means of identification stripped away. Hitting a dead end, Scotland Yard call on indomitable sleuth Kate Shackleton, hoping her local Yorkshire knowledge and undoubted skills at winkling out information will produce the results they need. 1929,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Heller, Peter

Summary: "From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter, a luminous, spine-tingling novel of suspense--the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HEL

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: Fiction Muller 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MUL

Fox, Candice

Summary: "Six minutes in the wrong place at the wrong time-- that's all it took to ruin Sydney detective Ted Conkaffey's life. Accused but not convicted of a brutal abduction,Ted is now a free man-- and public enemy number one. Maintaining his innocence, he flees north to keep a low profile amidst the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake. There, Ted's lawyer introduces him to eccentric...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOX

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Fox 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY FOX

Fluke, Joanne

Summary: When The Cookie Jar becomes the setting of a star-studded TV special about movies filmed in Minnesota, Hannah hopes to shine the spotlight on her bakery - not the unsavory scandal swirling around her personal life. But thats practically impossible with a disturbing visit from the shifty character she once believed was her one and only love, a group of bodyguards following her every move, and a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FLU

Weaver, Ashley

Summary: Walking through London's West End after a night at the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway. Holloway and his wife Georgina are old friends of theirs, and when Holloway invites them to the dress rehearsal of a new play he is directing. However, Amory is shocked to learn that Holloway has cast his mistress, actress Flora Bell, in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEA

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the adventures of Frankie Drake and her partner Trudy Clarke at Drake Private Detectives, the city's only all-female detective agency, as they find themselves fighting crime in the age of flyboys, gangsters, rum-runners, and speakeasies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FRA

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In Toronto during the 1920s, four female detectives continue to rebel against gender norms by taking on the cases not even the police want to touch. From the wilderness to the world of high society, an underground cabaret to a candy factory, the women navigate their personal and private lives together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FRA

Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina.

Summary: A baby develops an inherited disease which requires a bone-marrow transplant from the mother. But no one knows the mother, the baby having been illegally adopted. PI Lupe Solano, the daughter of upper-class Cuban immigrants, agrees to search for her and in the process discovers a racket in babies from Cuba and a murder. A first novel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Planeta Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 SPANISH GAR

Davis, Lindsey

Summary: "In Rome, 89 A.D., poisonings, murders, and a bloody gang war of retribution breaks out during the festival of Saturnalia, and when her husband, Tiberius, becomes a target, it's time for Flavia Albia to take matters into her own hands -- in Lindsey Davis's next historical mystery, A Comedy of Terrors. Flavia Albia, daughter and successor of private informer Marcus Didius Falco is twiddling her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Childs, Laura

Summary: "The Christmas season at the Cackleberry Club cafe is marred by murder in the latest book in the New York Times bestselling series. Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol" is just playing to type. He's not the most beloved man in town. In fact, you'd have a dickens of a time finding someone who liked him. Still it's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Childs 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M CHI

Jones, Darynda

Summary: Part-time PI and full-time grim reaper, Charley Davidson has asked a lot of questions throughout her life: Why can I see dead people? Who is the hot supernatural entity following me? How do I get gum out of my sister's hair before she wakes up? But, "How do I trap not one god, but three?" was never among them. Until now. And since those gods are on earth to kill her daughter, she has little...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M JON

Haines, Carolyn

Summary: "Carolyn Haines's Independent Bones is the next novel in the series that Kirkus Reviews characterizes as "Stephanie Plum meets the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" featuring sassy Southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. When Dr. Alala Diakos, a visiting professor of Greek literature, comes to teach at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi, it doesn't take long for controversy to follow. With her fervent...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAI

Ellicott, Jessica

Summary: "Neither Beryl nor Edwina are the least bit interested in attending events at their alma mater, Miss Dupont's Finishing School for Young Ladies. However, when a letter arrives from Miss Dupont herself requesting their help, they pack their bags. Upon arrival, they learn that students have reported items missing, damaged possessions, and strange noises in the night. Then a mother of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2023

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Lupica, Mike

Summary: Robert B. Parker's PI Sunny Randall's newest case hits close to home in ways she never expected in her latest thrilling investigation. Melanie Joan Hall is back in Boston, riding high, refusing to have Sunny and Rosie move out. She has a Netflix series about to start shooting in Boston, based on her wildly popular new series of books for girls. Then it turns out that most of her fortune is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LUP

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUP

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUP

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUP

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M LUP

Seales, Julia

Summary: "Beatrice Steele lives a perfectly agreeable life with her mother, father, and two younger sisters--Louisa and Mary. But she is obsessed with the true crime cases she reads about. If anyone found out, she would be deemed a morbid creep and banished from respectable society forever. Eligible bachelor Edmund Croaksworth is set to attend the approaching ball, and the Steele family hopes that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2023

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Winspear, Jacqueline

Summary: It is the spring of 1930, and Maisie Dobbs has been hired to find a runaway heiress. But what seems a simple case at the outset soon becomes increasingly complicated when three of the heiress's old friends are found dead. Is there a connection between the woman's mysterious disappearance and the murders? Who would want to kill three seemingly respectable young women? As Maisie investigates, she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Evanovich, Janet

Summary: When Stephanie's beloved Grandma Mazur's new husband died on their wedding night, the only thing he left her was a beat-up old easy chair...and the keys to a life-changing fortune. But as Stephanie and Grandma Mazur search for Jimmy Rosolli's treasure, they discover that they're not the only ones on the hunt. Two dangerous enemies from the past stand in their way--along with a new adversary...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2020

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M EVA

Goldberg, Leonard S.

Summary: "In the west end of London, an apparently crazed individual is on the loose, breaking into art galleries and private homes to slash valuable paintings of women. Despite Scotland Yard's best efforts, the criminal remains at large and continues on his destructive path. When Joanna and the Watsons are called in to solve the mystery, they soon discover that although the canvases have been slashed,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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Hamilton, Laurell K.

Summary: Heir to the throne of Faerie, Private Investigator Meredith Gentry faces unforeseen enemies and must summon magical powers to battle the evil that threatens to devour her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAM

Hilton, Matt

Summary: "Ex-con Nicolas 'Po' Villere has no love for the mother who abandoned him as a child. Yet when she asks to see him on her deathbed, he returns home to Louisiana with his partner Tess Grey to try to reconcile their troubled past. But Po is not prepared for the news his mother gives him: that he is not the last of the Villere family line. He has a younger sister, Emilia, whom he's never met. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

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