Courses of the Cursed and the entire Curtis Jefferson series was the Grand Prize Winner of the CIBA 2022 Series Award
The series was a category winner in the Paranormal category and ultimately took home the CIBA Series Book Award 2022 beating winners in all other genre categories.
Courses of the Cursed
Book two in Vince Bailey’s award-winning Curtis Jefferson series brings back African American youth Curtis Jefferson as he battles the curse of Fort Grant.
Path of the Half Moon
Award-winning book 1 in the Curtis Jefferson series also available
Award-winning book 3 in the Curtis Jefferson series now available
A rollicking, Western-flavored frightfest.
Bailey spins a colorful, intricate fictional world, steeped in well-observed Southwestern atmosphere and teeming with paranormal oddballs—including a headless lawyer who gallantly drives to the rescue of distressed people in his black Lincoln Continental and a squad of very, very old cavalrymen who still draw paychecks. - Kirkus Reviews
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About the Book
African American youth Curtis Jefferson is still serving his one-year term at Fort Grant, where a horrific massacre still haunts the inhabitants. In the second book of the Curtis Jefferson series, our hero continues to be challenged by his nemesis, Harvey Huish, while a café owner struggles with a premonition that her nephew will be the victim of a treacherous plot. The parallel stories share a common theme: the curse of Fort Grant.
Vince Bailey’s award-winning Path of the Half Moon—the first book in the Curtis Jefferson series—was the Winner of the Arizona Authors’ Association Literary Award and the Winner of the Chanticleer International Book Awards for Paranormal and Supernatural Fiction.
About the Author
Vince Bailey grew up in Central Arizona, starting in the late nineteen-fifties. His youthful experiences there contribute significantly to the nostalgic aspect of his fiction writing. Courses of the Cursed is the second book in the award-winning Curtis Jefferson series.
Vince has also been published in several college and local newspapers, and for the past ten years he has penned a column for a nationally distributed trade periodical. Mr. Bailey currently resides in Arizona, with his family.
Connect with the author at VinceBailey.com