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Berenson, Laurien.

Summary: "The dog days of summer have just begun, and Melanie Travis is looking forward to savoring each lazy afternoon. School's out, her son's at camp, even her rambunctious Standard Poodle is taking a break from the show ring. And where better to enjoy herself than at her Aunt Peg's Fourth of July barbecue attended by members of Connecticut's most elite kennel clubs? It sounds ideal, until an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1997

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Berenson, Laurien.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1999

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Kies, Thomas

Summary: It's a crime scene worthy of Hieronymus Bosch, so shocking and so senseless it challenges the local law and intrigues veteran reporter Geneva Chase whose career may be dying alongside that of her small town newspaper.The Sheffield Post headline shouts, "Cops Call Murder Scene 'Slaughterhouse." On the scene, Genie spurs the Deputy Police Chief to tell her quietly, "Six bodies...all nude...hacked...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

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Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1958

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Fitzpatrick, Huntley.

Summary: "17-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl determined to escape her small island town, but when rich-kid Cass Somers, with whom she has a complicated romantic history, shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her loving, complex family, her lifelong best friends, her wealthy employer, the place she lives, and the boy she can't admit she loves"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: On a sunny afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, PI Rick Van Lam’s Vietnam-vet mentor and partner, Jimmy, and Jimmy’s old army pal, Ralph, are attacked as they walk down a city sidewalk. Ralph is killed, and Jimmy, backing up, is struck by a car. While the battered Jimmy is under the care of Rick’s landlord and friend, Gracie, where an improbable romance seems to be blooming, Rick finds himself...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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Donovan, Rebecca

Summary: In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She's more concerned with feigning perfection- pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises, not wanting anyone to know how far from perfect her life truly is. Without expecting it, she finds love. It challenges her to recognize...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Matson, Morgan.

Summary: Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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Constantine, Liv

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Summary: "Some women get everything. Some women get everything they deserve. Amber Patterson is fed up. She's tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the background. She deserves more--a life of money and power like the one blond-haired, blue-eyed goddess Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in the exclusive town of Bishops Harbor, Connecticut, Daphne--a socialite and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins publishers 2017

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Estes, Eleanor

Summary: The adventures of the Moffat children living in Cranbury, Connecticut in the early twentieth century as they create a museum, participate in their sister's wedding, and try to buy a trolley car.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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Benchley, Peter.

Summary: Oceanographer Simon Chase battles a creature spreading terror along the East Coast. It is an aquatic humanoid, a Nazi genetic experiment from World War II, which has lain dormant for half a century. By the author of Jaws.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1994

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Fitzpatrick, Huntley

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Gwen Castle is determined to escape her small island town, but when Cass Somers shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her family, her friends, her employer, and the boy she can't admit she loves.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Bostwick, Marie.

Summary: While New Bern, Connecticut, lies under a blanket of snow, the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop remains a cozy haven for its owner, Evelyn Dixon, and her friends. But when Evelyn's son Garrett rolls out the red carpet for a super-romantic New Year's Eve--complete with marriage proposal--for Liza, the young woman finds herself torn between a rare career opportunity and love for Garrett.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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Estes, Eleanor

Summary: Follows the adventures and misadventures of ten-year-old Jane Moffat living with her widowed mother and three siblings in their new home in Cranbury, Connecticut, in the early twentieth century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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Baratz-Logsted, Lauren

Summary: As Katie's father and Drew's mother vie for the Presidency, the sixteen-year-olds start--and end--a romance, but the press finds out, both candidates' poll numbers rise, and the two are asked to flaunt their former relationship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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Bradford, Barbara Taylor

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1996

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Yolen, Jane.

Summary: In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur is born and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: J Fiction Yolen 2014

Rice, Luanne

Summary: Mathilda (Tilly), fourteen, and Ruth Anne (Roo), sixteen, are sisters and best friends in Connecticut, but when Roo crashes her car while texting she is confined to a hospital bed with "locked-in syndrome," aware of her surroundings, but apparently comatose--and Tilly must find a way to communicate with her sister, while dealing with her own sense of guilt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2016

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Rand, Johnathan.

Summary: Erica Falkner realizes something is terribly wrong in Fairfield, Connecticut when she sees several glowing eyed coyotes but is at a loss as to what to do to stop these mysterious creatures from taking over her city.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AudioCraft 2010

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Lanh, Andrew

Summary: Rick van Lam is bui doi , "a child of dust," as the Vietnamese scornfully called a mixed-blood kid whose father was an unknown American GI. But Rick was lucky-in time he was sent to America. And he's ended up in Hartford, Connecticut, where he's made a life as a private eye after leaving a career as a cop at the NYPD. Rick is also teaching a part-time course at Farmington College where brainy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

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Buyea, Rob.

Summary: Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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Hunt, Lynda Mullaly.

Summary: "After heartbreaking betrayal, Carley is sent to live with a foster family and struggles with opening herself up to their love"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2012

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Estes, Eleanor

Summary: Relates the adventures and misadventures of the four Moffat children living with their widowed mother in a yellow house on New Dollar Street in the small town of Cranbury, Connecticut.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic 2001

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Estes, Eleanor

Summary: The adventures of seven-year-old Rufus Moffat, living with his widowed mother and older siblings including his encounter with an invisible piano player and his attempts at ventroliquism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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