Author Dan Foley is celebrating his new book’s release with a launch party at the Bookclub Bookstore & More. He will be reading and signing copies of his new book, Abandoned, at the event, which starts at 5 p.m.
Foley’s latest book tells the tale of a Connecticut man with abandonment issues. The book is set in the fictional town of Mettabasset, the Connecticut landscape serves as the backdrop for the novel.
Foley has lived in Manchester for over 30 years. The main character in Abandoned, James Sutton, “needed to be in a location where his job would take him to several states in a matter of hours,” Foley says. “The town of Mettabasset appears in many of my works … I’ve lived all over the country, and chose Connecticut as my home. My books always pay homage to Connecticut in one way or another.”
Abandoned is not for the squeamish. The main character is, at heart, a psychopath, on a mission to make sure nobody—and nothing—is ever abandoned again. He begins to amass a collection of items that James feels were neglected by people … all of which require formaldehyde to preserve.
The Bookclub Bookstore & More is located at 100 Main St. in Broad Brook, CT.
The event starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.