Are you on hold for the latest Louise Penny or Paul Doiron mystery?  Check the Bestseller Express shelves when you visit, as we have those books and it just might be your lucky day!  Here are titles we have recently added to the Bestseller Express collection. This is a collection of popular books, sponsored by the Curtis Friends, and available only to Curtis patrons.  They cannot be reserved or renewed — check out period is 7-days.

Bloodless by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, Aloysius Pendergast series #20

On the evening of November 24, 1971, D. B. Cooper hijacked Flight 305 — Portland to Seattle — with a fake bomb, collected a ransom of $200,000, and parachuted into the night. In 2021 bodies are found completely drained of blood in Savannah. Pendergast and his partner, Agent Coldmoon, race to understand how these murders are connected to the most mystifying hijacking in American history.

Dead by Dawn by Paul Doiron, Game Warden Mike Bowditch mystery #12

After being ambushed on a dark winter road, Mike Bowditch’s Jeep crashes into a frozen river. But surviving the crash is only the first challenge. Whoever set the trap that ran him off the road is still out there, and they’re coming for him.

The Turnout by Megan Abbott

Dara and Marie Durant have been dancers since they can remember. Now, they both teach in the family dance studio. When a suspicious accident occurs right before a big performance, the balance of sisterhood is threatened and family tensions rise.

Dark Roads by Chevy Stevens

For decades, people have been warned about the Cold Creek Highway. Hitchhikers have vanished along it over the years, and women have been known to have their cars break down… and never be seen again. When Hailey McBride decides to run away from an unbearable living situation, she thinks that her outdoor skills will help her disappear into the Cold Creek wilderness, and she counts on people thinking that she was the victim of the killer. One year later, Beth Chevalier arrives in Cold Creek to attend a memorial for the victims of the highway, but it might as well be one week for the amount of pain that Beth is still dealing with after her sister, Amber, was murdered the previous summer.

Lightning Strike by William Kent Kruger

In Aurora during the summer of 1963, Cork stumbles upon the body of a man he revered hanging from a tree in an abandoned logging camp. In the shadow of his father’s official investigation, Cork begins to look for answers on his own.

Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny, Inspector Armand Gamache series #17

The Chief Inspector is asked to provide security for what promises to be a non-event. That is until Gamache starts looking into Professor Abigail Robinson and discovers an agenda so repulsive he begs the university to cancel the lecture. When a murder is committed it falls to Armand Gamache, his second-in-command Jean-Guy Beauvoir, and their team to investigate the crime.

The Women’s March: A Novel of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession by Jennifer Chiaverini

A historical novel of the woman’s suffrage movement inspired by three courageous women who bravely risked their lives and liberty in the fight to win the vote. Inspired by actual events, The Women’s March offers a fascinating account of a crucial but little-remembered moment in American history, a turning point in the struggle for women’s rights.

Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

A century after daredevil female aviator Marian Graves’s disappearance in Antarctica, actress Hadley Baxter is cast to play her and immerses herself in the role as their fates — and their dreams — become intertwined.

Damnation Spring by Ash Davidson

Colleen Gundersen, a mother and midwife, inadvertently threatens the fortunes and livelihoods of her family and their neighbors after noticing an increase in local miscarriages and believes it’s caused by the pesticides used by the Sanderson Timber Company, her husband’s employer.

Velvet Was the Night by Silva Moreno-Garcia

1970s Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who lives for one thing: the latest issue of Secret Romance. Her next-door neighbor, Leonora, a beautiful art student, seems to live a life of intrigue and romance that Maite envies. When Leonora disappears under suspicious circumstances, Maite finds herself searching for the missing woman–and journeying deeper into Leonora’s secret life of student radicals and dissidents.

Cul-de-sac by Joy Fielding

Five families on a quiet, suburban cul-de-sac deal with the shooting of one of their own and the secrets they each harbor, including newlyweds whose marriage is already on the rocks and a family who fled to Florida from California.

Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena

The parents of a rich family in upstate New York are found brutally murdered. Although never a happy family, would one of the children go that far to inherit millions? Or is there an unknown murderer on the loose?

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