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Fiction Set in Maine

The Remedy for Love
The Remedy for Love A Novel By Roorbach, Bill Book - 2014 ROORBACH, BILL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 9 copies

Annotation:A flat-out funny, sexy, and poignant romantic thriller."* They're calling for the "Storm of the Century," and in western Maine, that means something. So Eric closes his law office early and heads to the grocery store. But when an unkempt and seemingly unstable young woman in line comes up short on cash, a kind of old-school charity takes hold of his heart--twenty bucks and a ride home; that's the least he can do. Trouble is, Danielle doesn't really have a home. She's squatting in a cabin deep in the woods: no electricity, no plumbing, no heat. Eric, with troubles--and secrets--of his own, tries to walk away but finds he can't.

The Lobster Kings
The Lobster Kings A Novel By Zentner, Alexi Book - 2014 fiction ZENTNER, ALEXI Available in some locations

Annotation:The Kings family has lived on Loosewood Island for three hundred years, blessed with the bounty of the sea. But for the Kings, this blessing comes with a curse: the loss of every firstborn son. Now, Woody Kings, the leader of the island's lobster fishing community and the family patriarch, teeters on the throne, and Cordelia, the oldest of Woody's three daughters, stands to inherit the crown. To do so, however, she must defend her island from meth dealers from the mainland while navigating sibling rivalry and the vulnerable nature of her own heart when she falls in love with her sternman. --Book jacket.

The Bird Skinner
The Bird Skinner By Greenway, Alice Book - 2014 fiction GREENWAY All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Rich in island detail, redolent of Maine in the summer and winter, and comprised of lush and poetic prose, The Bird Skinner is a wise, exhilarating and unforgettable novel.

Reunion at Red Paint Bay
Reunion at Red Paint Bay By Harrar, George Book - 2013 fiction HARRAR Available in some locations

Annotation:Simon Howe, editor of Red Paint, Maine's newspaper, finds his predictable life disrupted by the arrival of an anonymous and disturbing postcard that engages him and his family in a full-scale psychological battle with an unidentified stalker.

Maine A Novel By Sullivan, J. Courtney Book - 2011 fiction SULLIVAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Three generations of women converge on the family beach house in this wickedly funny, emotionally resonant story of love and dysfunction.

Knockdown A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery By Graves, Sarah Book - 2011 fiction GRAVES Available in some locations
Abide With Me
Abide With Me A Novel By Strout, Elizabeth Book - 2006 fiction STROUT, ELIZABET Available in some locations

Annotation:In the late 1950s, in the small town of West Annett, Maine, a minister struggles to regain his calling, his family, and his happiness in the wake of profound loss.

Ernie's Ark
Ernie's Ark Stories By Wood, Monica Book - 2005 WOOD MONICA All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 2 copies
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories By Jewett, Sarah Orne Book - 2000 fiction JEWETT, SARAH Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:This is the story of an endearing, unlikely friendship set against the backdrop of a remote and beautiful Maine coastal town.

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A list of great books that happen to be set in Maine.