Truro Public Library is most pleased to host a reading by local author J.J. Dutra on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. Ms. Dutra will read from her new book, Dead Low Tide, second in a late-1930s Provincetown mystery series. In Dead Low Tide, the Police Chief’s simple way of life is turned upside down when a body washes up on the beach. WWII is looming in the distance. Unrest is building across America and the murder leads Chief Crowley to a militant gang of Nazi sympathizers. Come enjoy local intrigue and bygone days!
Judith Jahnig Dutra is the author of short stories, poems, and a federally funded grant: Growing Sea Scallops in Cape Cod Bay, the Truro Aquaculture Project. She is the author of a memoir, Nautical Twilight, the Story of a Cape Cod Fishing Family and the author of two fictional mysteries introducing the reader to Chief James Crowley and Provincetown life in 1937: The Fishermen’s Ball and Dead Low Tide. A retired School Nurse, J. J. Dutra has lived and worked with her husband David Dutra onboard their fishing vessels. She lives in North Truro, MA.