We have just added some brand-new books to the Curtis collection.  Click on the title to check availability and request for curb-side pick up.

FICTION

Oslo, Maine by Marcia Butler (Mar 2021)

A moose walks into a rural Maine town called Oslo. Pierre Roy, a brilliant twelve-year-old, loses his memory in an accident. Three families are changed for worse and better as they grapple with trauma, marriage, ambition, and their fraught relationship with the natural world.

The City of Good Death by Priyanka Champaneri (Feb 2021)

Priyanka Champaneri’s debut novel brings us inside India’s holy city of Banaras, where the manager of a death hostel shepherds the dying who seek the release of a good death, while his own past refuses to let him go.

Red Island House by Andrea Lee (Mar 2021)

Novel follows two decades in the life of Shay, an African-American professor whose husband Senna, a brash and wealthy Italian businessman, builds her a dream house in Madagascar.

Cloudmaker by Malcolm Brooks (Mar 2021)

Secretly building an airplane during the summer of Amelia Earhart’s final flight, a young tinkerer and an aspiring pilot discover a body that is wearing a rare Lindbergh flight watch.

How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue (Mar 2021)

A young revolutionary risks everything to secure her people’s freedom when her small African village is decimated by an American oil company that reneges on promises of reparation.

Vera by Carol Edgarian (Mar 2021)

Narrowly surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, a bordello proprietor’s daughter bonds with an unlikely new family, from a Chinese clan and an orphan caregiver to tenor Enrico Caruso and tabloid celebrity Alma Spreckels.

The Mission House by Carys Davies (Feb 2021)

Taking refuge in a mission house in a remote hill town in India, an Englishman fleeing the dark undercurrents of contemporary life bonds with a Padre’s daughter against a backdrop of escalating religious tensions.

The Northern Reach by W.S. Winslow (Mar 2021)

A grieving mother keeps vigil by the coast of her Maine community while her neighbors endure the hardships of dirt farming, bootlegging and tourism throughout the 20th century.

The Fourth Child by Jessica Winter (Mar 2021)

Overcome by spiritual restlessness as her children gain independence, a devout Catholic adopts a child from Eastern Europe whose complicated needs estrange the woman from her biological children.

The Recent East by Thomas Grattan (Mar 2021)

A sweeping multigenerational novel following a family in East Germany as they fracture and come back together.

 

MYSTERIES & THRILLERS

Wedding Station by David Downing (Mar 2021)

A prequel to the best-selling Station series is set a month after Hitler’s inauguration as Chancellor and introduces an English crime reporter with a political past who must avoid Nazi attention to retain custody of his son. 

Win by Harlan Coben, Windsor Home Lockwood series #1 (Mar 2021)

A high-suspense follow-up to the best-selling The Boy from the Woods is presented from the viewpoint of Myron Bolitar’s fan-favorite sidekick, Windsor Horne Lockwood III.

Dark Sky by C.J. Box, Joe Pickett mystery #21 (Mar 2021)

Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett must accompany a Silicon Valley CEO on a hunting trip–but soon learns that he himself may be the hunted .

Nighthawk’s Wing by  Charles Fergus, Gideon Stoltz novel #2 (Feb 2021)

It’s now 1836 in the fast-growing town of Adamant. The young Pennsylvania Dutch sheriff Gideon has a new case when a beautiful woman—suspected of witchcraft and residing in a nearby German settlement—is murdered. As Gideon delves into the investigation, he must include himself in the list of suspects…

The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffiths, Harbinder Kaur series #2 (Mar 2021)

Detective Sergeant Harbinder Kaur investigates the seemingly unsuspicious death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart condition who had a very extensive collection of crime novels, each one dedicated to her and each containing a mysterious post-script.

Transient Desires by Donna Leon, Guido Brunetti mystery #30 (Mar 2021)

Investigating a mysterious boating accident outside his jurisdiction, Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, discover that one of the suspects is associated with Laguna’s sinister underworld.

Who is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews (Mar 2021)

Working for a mysterious novelist known as Maud Dixon, Florence Darrow accompanies her to Morocco where her new novel is set – and where she, after a terrible accident and no sign of Maud, decides to become Maud, claiming the life she’s always wanted.

The Consequences of Fear by Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs mystery #16 (Mar 2021)

Entreated by a witness nobody believes to investigate a murder, Maisie Dobbs uncovers a conspiracy with devastating implications for Britain’s war effort during the Nazi occupation of Europe.

Sleep Well, My Lady by Kwei Quartey, Emma Djan series #2 (Mar 2021)

PI Emma Djan investigates the death of a Ghanaian fashion icon and social media celebrity.

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