New fiction titles of the moment

What’s new at Parramatta City Library so far? Well, across all genres, here are some titles for your information.

General Fiction

The drowing girl by Margaret leroy – stories of mothers and daughters

The gourmet by Muriel Barbara – stories of food habits

Hummingbirds by Joshua Gaylord – stories of teacher – student relationships

Lanterns on their horns by Radhika Jha – stories of rural poor in India

Life sentences by Laura Lippman – stories of female authors

The man in the shed by Lloyd Jones – Stories of New Zealand

The sad tale of the brothers Grossbart by Jesse Bullington – stories of brothers

The ship of brides by Jojo Moyes – stories of Australia

Lovesong by Alex Miller – seeking shelter in a Parisian cafe from a sudden rainstorm, John Patterner meets the exotic Sabiha and his carefully mapped life changes forever.

Winners and losers by Linda Sole – when Sarah Jenkins meets Con band and soon is blamed for assulting a woman, can he prove his in nocence? Meanwhile, Frances Danby has discovered that she has a tumour close to her brain and her pride won’t let her go to her sister for help…

New Fantasy/Supernatural

I am Scrooge by Adam Roberts – a zombie story for Christmas

Fallen by Lauren Kate

The final empire by Brandon Sanderson

Heaven can wait by Cally Taylor

The rats and the ruling sea by Robert V. S. Redick

New Historical Fiction

Galileo’s dream by Kim Stanley Robinson – Stories about Galileo Galilei

If the dead rise not by Philip Kerr

King Arthur : Warrior of the West by M. K. Hume

Pirate latitudes by Michael Crichton – about Japanese sailing

Red lotus by Pai Kit Fai – a novel set in China in the 1920s about Siu Sing, the daugher of a Chinese mother and the foreign devil ship’s captain who rescured her from the death. Raised until the age of twelve by an elderly Taoist sage who is master of the White Crane and trained as one of his last disciples, she is sold into slavery after he’s assassinated…

Secretum by Monaldi & Sorti – July 1700, Rome, Atto Melani once a celebrated castrato soprano, now a spy in the service of King Louis XIV, the Sun King mingles with other high-ranking guests at the villa of Cardinal Spada…

New Detective Fiction

Between the plums: visions of sugarplums, Plum lovin and plum I lucky by Janet Evan ovich – female detectives

True blue by David Baldacci – Mason ‘Mace’ Perry series

cut & run by Alix Bosco – Suspense

Get real by Danald E. Westlake – Crime

The gigolo murder by Mehmet Mural Somer – Turkey, Istanbul

The hua shan hospital murders by David Rotenberg – Detective in Shanghai

The secret shopper unwrapped by Kate Harrison – mystery

The Shakespeare curse by J. L. Carrell – thriller

The surrogate by Tania Carver – Suspense

Tell tale by Sam Hayes – family secrets

U is for undertwo by Sue Grafton – Kinsey Millhone series

Original sin by Tasmina Perry – stunning Olivia Asgill is about to marry into one of the richest and most powerful families in the US. But the Asgills are not all they seem and the past is riddled with lles,. Renowned pulist Tess Garrisen has no easy task keeping secrets locked away until the big day is over, secrets always resurface when least expected.

Occupied city by David Peace – dramatises and exploes the rumours of complicity, conspiracy and cover-up that surroung the chilling case of the Teikoku Bank Massacre…

Corpus delicti by Keith McCarthy – Eisenmenger’s relationship with Helena Flemming has deteriorated to the point that Helena wants it to end, leaving Eisenmenger devastated. Eisenmenger throws himself back into the work as a forensic pathologist and is immediately consumed by disturbing discovery…