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Here is just a small sampling of newly released fiction titles acquired by Greenwich Library this month.


Click for availability and more information Big Ray, by Michael Kimball
 
Years after the death of his abusive father, an adult son whose relief overshadowed his other emotions confronts the enduring presence of his father's memory, in a story imparted through hundreds of brief entries that explore their complicated relationship.


Click for availability and more information Black Fridays, by Michael Sears
 
Struggling to rebuild his life after a two-year prison term for unscrupulous choices, former Wall Street hotshot Jason Stafford is tapped by an investment firm to investigate the suspicious death of a junior trader, a dangerous assignment that is complicated by his efforts to reclaim his young autistic son from his unstable ex-wife. The hold queue is already building on this one.



Click for availability and more information The Forgiven, by Lawrence Osborne
 
A couple in a deteriorating relationship are involved in a fatal car accident on their way to an annual wild party at a friend's house deep in the Moroccan desert and must deal with the repercussions.


Click for availability and more information The Life of Objects, by Susanna Moore
 
Drawn by a mysterious countess into the Berlin household of an aristocratic couple, Beatrice, a young Irish Protestant lace maker, is introduced to the highly rarified world of affluence and art collecting on the eve of a World War II that threatens their lives.


Click for availability and more information The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared., by Jonas Jonasson
 
Confined to a nursing home and about to turn 100, Allan Karlsson, who has a larger-than-life back story as an explosives expert, climbs out of the window in his slippers and embarks on an unforgettable adventure involving thugs, a murderous elephant and a very friendly hot dog stand operator.


Click for availability and more information Persecution: the friendly fire of memories., by Alessandro Piperno
 
After being accused of a vile crime, Leo Pontecorvo's life is put under an examination that reveals all of his mistakes, regrets, and contradictions, while his family grapples with the aftermath and he tries to prove his innocence.



Click for availability and more information Skagboys, by Irvine Welsh
 
Chronicles the misadventures of Mark Renton and his friends as they cope with economic uncertainties, family problems, drug use and the opposite sex in 1980s Edinburgh. A prequel, of sorts, to the hugely entertaining Trainspotting



Click for availability and more information Trojan Horse, by Mark Russinovich
 
When a new form of the CIA's computer virus is countered by a Trojan horse virus developed in the East, cybersecurity analysts Jeff Aiken and Daryl Haugen are caught in the middle of a political uprising that threatens their lives.



Click for availability and more information White Forest, by Adam McOmber
 
Jane Silverlake, a young woman from the wild heath regions of Victorian England, uses her paranormal ability to see the souls of handcrafted objects to infiltrate a mysterious dream-manipulation cult into which the man she loves has gone missing.



Click for availability and more information Your House is on Fire, Your Children all gone , by Stefan Kiesbye
 
A village on the Devil's Moor: a place untouched by time and shrouded in superstition. There is the grand manor house whose occupants despise the villagers, the small pub whose regulars talk of revenants, the old mill no one dares to mention. This is where four young friends come of age--in an atmosphere thick with fear and suspicion. Their innocent games soon bring them face-to-face with the village's darkest secrets in this novel, which is evocative of Stephen King's classics short story "Children of the Corn" and infused with the spirit of the Brothers Grimm.

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