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The Storm King

The Storm King
  • Author(s): Brendan Duffy
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Nate McHale has assembled the kind of life most people would envy. After a tumultuous youth marked by his inexplicable survival of a devastating tragedy, Nate left his Adirondack hometown of Greystone Lake and never looked back. Fourteen years...

The Strain

The Strain
  • Author(s): Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): early 21st century

A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground...

The Street

The Street
  • Author(s): Ann Petry
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1940s

New York City, 1940s. In a crumbling tenement in Harlem, Lutie Johnson is determined to build a new life for herself and her eight-year-old boy, Bub – a life that she can be proud of. Having left her unreliable...

The Sun Sister

The Sun Sister
  • Author(s): Lucinda Riley
  • Location(s): Lake Naivasha, Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1930s, contemporary

To the outside world, Electra D’Aplièse seems to be the woman with everything: as one of the world’s top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous. Yet beneath the veneer, Electra’s already tenuous control over her state of mind...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue

The Swans of Fifth Avenue
  • Author(s): Melanie Benjamin
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 20th Century

Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable style and exquisite taste, especially...

The Syrian Virgin

The Syrian Virgin
  • Author(s): Zack Love
  • Location(s): Homs, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2012 onwards

Anissa is traumatized by the most brutal conflict of the 21st Century: the Syrian Civil War. In 2012, Islamists in Homs terrorize a Syrian-Christian community and destroy everything that a young woman holds dear. Narrowly escaping death, Anissa restarts...

The Tea Rose

The Tea Rose
  • Author(s): Jennifer Donnelly
  • Location(s): London, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Late 19th century

East London, 1888—a city apart. A place of shadow and light where thieves, whores, and dreamers mingle, where children play in the cobbled streets by day and a killer stalks at night, where bright hopes meet the darkest truths....

The Thin Man

The Thin Man
  • Author(s): Dashiell Hammett
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett’s most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated...

The Undoing

The Undoing
  • Author(s): Jean Hanff Korelitz
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Grace Sachs, a happily married therapist with a young son, thinks she knows everything about women, men and marriage. She is about to publish a book based on her pet theory: women don’t value their intuition about men, leading...

The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey

The Unlikely Occultist: A biographical novel of Alice A. Bailey
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Melbourne
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

Librarian Heather Brown discovers the fascinating life of Alice Bailey – a long forgotten occultist. Back in 1931, Alice is preparing to give a speech at a Swiss summer school. But how can she stave the tide of hatred...

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