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Clement, Jennifer

Summary: "Pearl's mother took her away from her family just weeks after she was born, and drove off to central Florida determined to begin a new life for herself and her daughter--in the parking lot next to a trailer park. Pearl grew up in the front seat of their '94 Mercury, while her mother lived in the back. Despite their hardships, mother and daughter both adjusted to life, making friends with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

McNaught, Judith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCN

Mills, Emma

Summary: Devon is a high school senior, wondering if she really wants to go to college, what to do with her cousin Foster (a freshman) who has moved in with her family in Florida, and whether she likes Ezra, the stuck-up football star at her school, or cannot stand him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MIL

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: In the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, the devastation of the storm has attracted crowds of voyeurs and imposters to Florida, drawn by the chance to prey on Andrew's victims in insurance scams. They are unprepared for the opposition, led by an ex-governor who smokes toads.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cabot, Meg.

Summary: A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen-year-old Pierce's life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2011

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Ziegler, Maddie

Summary: Twelve-year-old Harper loves to dance and is a rising star in Connecticut when her parents move her to Florida and she must prove herself to The Bunheads in order to compete.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ZIE

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ZIE

Doller, Trish

Summary: Abducted at age five, Callie, now seventeen, has spent her life on the run but when her mother is finally arrested and she is returned to her father in small-town Florida, Callie must find a way to leave her past behind, become part of a family again, and learn that love is more than just a possibility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DOL

Hogan, Linda.

Summary: In Florida, an Indian girl is torn between loyalty to her Westernized mother, advising her to reject the ways of her tribe, and an aunt who supports tradition. The conflict is played out in the course of a hunt for a tiger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOG

Moreno, Nina

Summary: Rosa Santos, a Cuban American, works to save her Florida town, seeks admittance to study abroad in her homeland, and wonders if love can break her family's curse. Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea-at least, that's what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you're a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC MOR

Deveraux, Jude

Summary: Sara Medlar is a household name in romance, with millions of books sold. But lately, retirement has been boring her and she's found herself back in her hometown of Lachlan, Florida, remodeling the grand old mansion she'd admired as a child. It's much too big for her alone, but she'd die before letting anyone in town know that. Then Sara's niece Kate is offered a job in Lachlan - a start in what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEV

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Deveraux 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M DEV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY DEV

Evanovich, Janet.

Summary: A second installment of a new series that began with Metro Girl, finds Florida thrill seeker Alexandra "Barney" Barnaby pursuing a new relationship with handsome race car driver Sam Hooker, and returning to take on a whole new set of bad guys, Florida heat, colorful and dangerous characters, and high-stakes adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Evanovich, Janet.

Summary: It's the last race of the season and Sam Hooker's NASCAR raceday spotter is Alexandra Barnaby. From her vantage point high above the grandstand she sees things going on in the infield that will change her life. From Miami, Florida to Concord, North Carolina and back to Miami, this is an action-packed multi-car crash of shady dealings, stolen technology, drive-thru windows, and destruction of...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2006

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

Evanovich, Janet.

Summary: A second installment of a new series that began with Metro Girl, finds Florida thrill seeker Alexandra "Barney" Barnaby pursuing a new relationship with handsome race car driver Sam Hooker, and returning to take on a whole new set of bad guys, Florida heat, colorful and dangerous characters, and high-stakes adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2006

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

Michener, James A. (James Albert)

Summary: Set in the Palms, a Florida retirement center, Recessional follows several residents over the course of a year as their individual narratives - humorous, moving, or sometimes triumphant - unfold. Chris Mallory reluctantly relinquishes his driver's license at the age of ninety, but refuses to hang up his dancing shoes. The Palm's five self-appointed elders, all once outstanding in their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 1994

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

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HIA

Grisham, John

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Just as Bruce Cable's Bay Books is preparing for the return of bestselling author Mercer Mann, Hurricane Leo veers from its predicted course and heads straight for the island. The hurricane is devastating: homes and condos are leveled, hotels and storefronts ruined, streets flooded, and a dozen people lose their lives. One of the apparent victims is Nelson Kerr, a friend of Bruce's and an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2020

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Woods, Stuart.

Summary: On the way to her wedding, Chief of Police Holly Barker is sidetracked by a high-tech bank robbery that results in murder, and she makes a startling discovery that plunges her into the very center of psychotic criminality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS WOO

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: Classic Malley, to avoid being shipped off to boarding school, she takes off with some guy she met online. Poor Richard ... he knows his cousin's in trouble before she does. Wild Skink, he's a ragged, one-eyed ex-governor of Florida, and enough of a renegade to think he can track Malley down. With Richard riding shotgun, the unlikely pair scour the state, undaunted by blinding storms, crazed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD HIA

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: In big stakes bass fishing tournaments, contestants will do anything to win. Maybe tht's why there is a corpse floating in Coon Bog. Now it's up to R.J. Decker, novice private investigator, to find out who was dying to get the biggest fish. Help comes in the unlikely form of Skink, a half-mad hermit with a taste for road kill.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003

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

Michaels, Fern

Summary: Tessa Jamison couldn't have imagined anything worse than losing her beloved twin girls and husband; until she was convicted of their murder. For ten years, she has counted off the days in Florida's Correctional Center for Women, fully expecting to die behind bars. Fighting to prove her innocence holds little appeal now that her family's gone. But on one extraordinary day, her lawyers announce...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Grisham, John

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Just as Bruce Cable's Bay Books is preparing for the return of bestselling author Mercer Mann, Hurricane Leo veers from its predicted course and heads straight for the island. Florida's governor orders a mandatory evacuation, and most residents board up their houses and flee to the mainland, but Bruce decides to stay and ride out the storm. The hurricane is devastating: homes and condos are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Swain, James.

Summary: A specialist in finding missing persons, ex-cop Jack Carpenter is stunned when he is hired by convicted serial killer Abb Smith to find Smith's grandson, only to discover that the case involves Heather Rinker, a childhood friend of Jack's own daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Selleck, Cassie Dandridge

Summary: "In the summer of 1976, recently widowed and childless, Ora Lee Beckworth hires a homeless old black man to mow her lawn. The neighborhood children call him the Pee-can Man; their mothers call them inside whenever he appears. When the police chief's son is found stabbed to death near his camp, the man Ora knows as Eddie is arrested and charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, Ora sets out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Cassie Dandridge Selleck] 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEL

Woods, Stuart.

Summary: Sent on a forced vacation after letting an especially dangerous terrorist get away, CIA Special Agent Holly Barker returns to her hometown of Orchid Beach, Florida. However, Orchid Beach's new police chief happens to be a man who once attempted to rape Barker years before, prompting Barker to challenge him for control of the city's police.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2009

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

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