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Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John LE CARRE( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
Doc Martin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sixth series, the doctor tackles fatherhood and his complicated relationship with local teacher Louisa
Foyle's war( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foyle, a veteran detective is persuaded to remain on duty at home rather than join the troops at the front as World War II begins. But home is on the vulnerable southern English coast and the chaos, danger and venality of war seep into everyday events
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the gripping third series that aired on PBS. Michael Kitchen plays a veteran detective whose job on the home front in southern England is complicated by WWII raging over Europe. DVD includes behind the scenes documentary and cast reflections
Doc Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Clunes is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham. In the fifth series, the doctor plots his escape from the idyllic town of Portwenn and its idiosyncratic residents. Includes eight episodes
Doc Martin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a hard-charging London surgeon, Martin Ellingham didn't need a bedside manner. His patients were unconscious, so he could be as rude and arrogant as he pleased. All that changes when he develops a crippling fear of blood and is forced to give up surgery. Now a GP in a sleepy, picturesque Cornish fishing village, Doc Martin offends everyone in town, including the one person he wants to impress, beautiful teacher Louisa Glasson. Getting her attention proves even more difficult when Louisa's old flame returns to the village and becomes his new rival
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1920s Melbourne, the Honourable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous lady detective goes about her work with a pistol close at hand--and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer."--Container
Doc Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Martin continues his misanthropic adventures in the idyllic seaside village of Portwenn. The fourth season of the hit dramedy sees two unexpected arrivals that complicate the good doctor's already messy life. Contains eight episodes
Doc Martin by Martin Clunes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa
Doc Martin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Ellingham is brilliant, dedicated, and highly efficient. He's also brusque, abrasive, and terrified of blood. Once a successful London surgeon, he's now a GP in the idyllic Cornish fishing village of Portwenn, where he's every bit as eccentric as the villagers he serves
The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-man troupe perform all of Shakespeare's plays in 90 comedic minutes
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion: As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Murdoch mysteries by Maureen Jennings( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutting-edge Victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in a stylish period thriller. In the 1890s, Detective William Murdoch adopts modern techniques like 'finger marks' and forensics to track Toronto's most sinister killers
The Brokenwood mysteries( Visual )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DSS Mike Shepherd and DC Kristin Simms return to uncover more macabre goings on in the quaint, murder-ridden town of Brokenwood. Beneath the town's peaceful veneer are buried secrets, treacherous lies, and murderous rivalries
Foyle's war by Michael Kitchen( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the enormously popular mystery series returns, World War II is over, but the Cold War simmers in 1946 London. DCS Christopher Foyle has retired from police work when Britain's secret intelligence service compels him to join its ranks. Reunited with his former colleague, newlywed Sam Wainwright, Foyle faces new-but no less deadly-threats in the world of spies and counterintelligence
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Essie Davis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, gun-toting lady detective Phryne Fisher. Along with her ever-faithful companion, Dot Williams, Detective Jack Robinson, and Constable Hugh Collins, she is determined to solve any case that comes her way
Foyle's war by Michael Kitchen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed detective series returns with three new mysteries set in the uncertain days at the beginning of the Cold War
Prime suspect( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a fourteen-year-old girl presumed murdered. Facing the hospitalization of her father, descending deeper into alcoholism, and resisting pressure to retire quietly, Tennison vows to bring Sallie's killer to justice before ending her career. She forges a surprising friendship with Penny Philips, Sallie's best friend
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Zhivago is a poet and surgeon. His life unfolds amidst the Russian Revolution, his guilt over his unfaithfulness to his loyal wife and his obsession with Lara, his muse, who, in turn, is victim to the wants of a powerful official
 
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