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British Columbia Public Library Services Branch

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Works: 192 works in 299 publications in 1 language and 265 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Humor 
Classifications: PN2308.F69, B
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Most widely held works by British Columbia
Libraries without walls the world within your reach : a vision for public libraries in British Columbia by British Columbia( file )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Privacy guidelines for British Columbia public libraries ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Public libraries in British Columbia fall under the definition of "local public bodies" under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA). As such, libraries are responsible for protecting personal information in accordance with the provisions of FOIPPA. This document provides privacy guidelines for public libraries' administration and services to the general public. It requires proper record management and security of the personal records
Property of blood by Magdalen Nabb( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Psychological police procedural set in Florence, Italy which features Salvatore Guarnaccia, Nabb's unpretentious marshal of the carabinieri who has a gift for dealing with difficult people. American-born Countess Olivia Brunamonti has been kidnapped. As the victim gives a graphic account of her ordeal, the reader shares her pain and fear
The Geezer Factory murders by Corinne Holt Sawyer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Amateur sleuths Angela Benbow and Caledonia Wingate are back in action. The ladies' plush retirement home is absorbing tenants from a rival establishment. When one of the new neighbours is found face down in the fountain, the duo are suspicious and decide to investigate
Henderson's spear by Ronald Wright( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A rich South Seas epic tells two tales of passion and intrigue from the 1890's and the 1990's, reaching from Canada, England West Africa, converging in Polynesia. A Canadian filmmaker writes from a jail in Tahiti, held on a trumped-up murder charge while searching for her father. The other strand is told in diaries of a suspected Jack the Ripper
How to be a Canadian, even if by Will Ferguson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The queen of diamonds by Jean Plaidy( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The theft of the diamond necklace shook the throne of France and, some say, helped bring Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to the guillotine. But why was an ambitious and predatory woman allowed to steal that famous piece of jewel. Who were the secret instigators of the plot? A story of greed, duplicity, romance, intigue and mystery
Field guide by Gwendolen Gross( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In the dreamlike setting of the Australian rain forest, grad student Annabel Mendelssohn observes the social organization of spectacled fruit bats. When her project director mysteriously disappears she abandons her research to join the professor's son in a search for him
The mulberry tree by Jude Deveraux( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
For nearly twenty years, unassuming and overweight Lillian has done anything to please her husband, a self-made billionaire, and in return she has received a life beyond her wildest dreams. But when James dies suddenly in a plane crash, Lillian's pampered life comes to an abrupt halt, since he bequeathed all his riches to his siblings, except for an old farmhouse in Virginia. Lillian's unexpected circumstances quickly transform her, and with the help of a kind local man, she renovates the farmhouse and develops her own thriving business. But there remain secrets that threaten to uproot the past she cherished and the future she will fight to protect
Entertaining Ambrose by Deirdre Purcell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The story of lovable May who bears life's burdens so lightly, tending always to other's needs before her own. And now her husband, Clem, has left her, with no explanation and no forwarding address, only orders not to be content
Funny money by Laurence Gough( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gough fans will delight in the return of popular series sleuths Jack Willows and Claire Parker. A prostitute named Chantal is on the run both from her abusive pimp and from the local crime lord. Conterfeit money has been stolen and everyone is after both the money and Chantal. Lots of action
Testament by Nino Ricci( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set in a remote corner of the Roman Empire at a time of political unrest and spiritual uncertainty, Testament is the story of how one extraordinary man, a man of enormous charisma and passionate belief, alters forever the lives of those around him. It is told from four distinct points of view: Yihuda, a dedicated freedom fighter; Yeshua, a holy man; Yeshua's mother Miryam; and Miryam of Migdal, who travels with Yeshua through Galilee
A mystery of errors by Simon Hawke( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This light historical mystery involves Symington Smythe, who wants to be an actor, and his companion the would-be playwright Will Shakespeare. Together they travel to London, where they meet a troupe of accomplished players and immediately find themselves embroiled in a labyrinthine plot that could cost them their lives
An accidental shroud by Marjorie Eccles( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When local antique jeweler Nigel Fontenoy's body is found at his cousin's building site, DCIs Gil Mayo and Abigail Moon assume the murder is a simple family matter. When the dubious cousin names his alibi, however, the puzzle becomes more intricate
Verdict in blood by Gail Bowen( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sixth novel featuring Regina, Saskatchewan's Joanne Kilbourn. Joanne's good friend Hilda has just come for a visit when Judge Justine Blackwell's corpse is found in Wascana Park. Which of the fearsome judge's two wills should prevail? Whoever stood to lose could be her murderer, and it is Hilda who has to decide
Soulmate by Deepak Chopra( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Raj Rabban, gifted young doctor, meets fiery Molly on a Manhattan subway. Their increasingly deepening relationship wars with Raj's responsibility to his fiance (his parents' choice). Molly's tragic death takes Raj and those closest to him on a journey beyond death's portals. Rich with Chopra's unique insights
Lucky man [a memoir] by Michael J Fox( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
With wit and candor, this popular Canadian actor tells of his life both before and after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Refusing to feel sorry for himself, Fox discusses his acting career, the support from his family and raising awareness and money for Parkinson's research
Random passage by Bernice Morgan( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a small group of English immigrants and their struggle to establish a community and livelihood in the forbidding environment of Cape Random on the NE coast of Newfoundland in mid-environment of Cape Random on the NE coast of Newfoundland in the mid-1800s
Split second by Fern Michaels( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Angela has a premonition that a local mall is going to be bombed, but when she tells the authorities, she finds herself under suspicion, and no one else
British Columbia public libraries statistics 2005 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
British Columbia public libraries statistics is an annual publication of the Public Library Services Branch of the Ministry of Education. It provides a compilation of statistical and financial data summarizing the activities of British Columbia public libraries for the calendar year. Tables are ordered alphabetically by library name and numerically by population served
 
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