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Judy Blundell

Biography

Judy Blundell

Judy Blundell is a New York Times bestselling author. Her novel WHAT I SAW AND HOW I LIED won the 2008 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. THE HIGH SEASON is her first novel for adults. She lives on Long Island with her husband and daughter.

Books by Judy Blundell

by Judy Blundell - Fiction, Women's Fiction

In a beach town overrun with vacationers and newly colonized by socialites, Ruthie Beamish will go to extreme lengths when the life she loves is upended. Ruthie's house is her nest egg, recently renovated and located by the sea in a quiet village two ferry rides from the glitzier Hamptons. But to afford the house, she must rent it during the summer --- and this year to Adeline Clay, who is elegant, connected and accompanied by a “gorgeous satellite” stepson. Adeline forces herself into Ruthie's life, and when she's on the verge of losing everything, Ruthie discovers a new talent for pushing back. Nothing will be the same.

by Judy Blundell - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

She's fled from her family in Providence, Rhode Island, and she's broken off her tempestuous relationship with a boy named Billy, who's enlisted in the army. Nate Benedict is Billy's father. He's also a lawyer involved in the mob. He makes Kit a deal --- he'll give her an apartment and introduce her to a new crowd. All she has to do is keep him informed about Billy…and maybe do him a favor every now and then.

by Judy Blundell - Fiction, Young Adult 13+

When Evie's father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly. But Joe Spooner brought more back with him than just good war stories. When movie-star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex-GI who served in Joe's company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie is suddenly caught in a complicated web of lies that she only slowly recognizes. She finds herself falling for Peter, ignoring the secrets that surround him…until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two.