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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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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

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

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...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Fox 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY FOX

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Muller 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MUL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M MUL

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

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

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

Quick, Amanda

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Summary: Investigative apprentice Lyra Brazier, the newest resident of Burning Cove, is unsettled when her boss suddenly goes on a health retreat at an exclusive spa and disappears without another word. Lyra knows something has happened to Raina Kirk, and she is the only one who can track her down. The health spa is known for its luxurious offerings and prestigious clientele, and the wealthy, socialite...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Mann, George

Summary: Sir Maurice Newbury is bereft as his trusty assistant Veronica Hobbes lies dying with a wounded heart. Newbury and Veronica's sister Amelia must take a sleeper train across Europe to St. Petersberg to claim a clockwork heart that Newbury has commissioned from Faberge to save Veronica from a life trapped in limbo. No sooner do they take off than sinister goings-on start to plague the train, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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

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: 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...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M JON

Janik, Erika

Summary: "A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910 Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook. She wasn't the first or only policewoman, but she became the movement's most visible voice. Police work from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 JAN

Evanovich, Janet

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

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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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GOL

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

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Precious Ramotswe dips her toe into the world of politics in the newest addition to the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

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Summary: "Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2017

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction McCall-Smith 2017

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The delightful seventeenth installment of the ever-popular, perennially best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective, is a little short on help. The co-director of the agency, Grace Makutsi, is busy with her own case, her client none other than their erstwhile assistant, Mr. Polopetsi, who has unwittingly involved himself in a pyramid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall-Smith 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY MCC

Paretsky, Sara

Summary: For V. I. Warshawski, saving a friend's nephew from a murder arrest turns into a tangle with the Russian mob, ISIS backers, and shady thieves, proving the only one you can trust is yourself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

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

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

Saunders, Kate

Summary: It is 1851 and Mrs Rodd has received an unusual commission: wealthy businessman Jacob Welland is dying of consumption and implores our redoubtable detective to find his beloved brother, whom he has not seen for fifteen years. Joshua Welland was an Oxford scholar; brilliant, eccentric and desperately poor. Nobody can say exactly when he disappeared from his college, but he had taken to wandering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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

Wolfe, Jennifer

Summary: "I've been watched all my life. I'm used to being stared at. Observed. Followed. Fame and obsession collide in this darkly twisted novel from an incredible new voice in suspense. SOMEONE IS WATCHING Washed up teen star Liv Hendricks quit acting after her beloved younger sister inexplicably disappeared following a Hollywood party gone wrong. Liv barely escaped with her life, and her sister was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Davis, Lindsey

Summary: "In first century Rome, Flavia Albia, the daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, has taken up her father's former profession as an informer. On a typical day, it's small cases cheating spouses, employees dipping into the till but this isn't a typical day. Her beloved, the plebeian Manlius Faustus, has recently moved in and decided that they should get married in a big, showy ceremony as part of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

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