In Nationally Bestselling Author Fiona Davis S Latest Historical Novel, A Series Of Book Thefts Roils The Iconic New York Public Library, Leaving Two Generations Of Strong Willed Women To Pick Up The PiecesIt S , And On The Surface, Laura Lyons Couldn T Ask For Out Of Life Her Husband Is The Superintendent Of The New York Public Library, Allowing Their Family To Live In An Apartment Within The Grand Building, And They Are Blessed With Two Children But Headstrong, Passionate Laura Wants , And When She Takes A Leap Of Faith And Applies To The Columbia Journalism School, Her World Is Cracked Wide Open As Her Studies Take Her All Over The City, She Finds Herself Drawn To Greenwich Village S New Bohemia, Where She Discovers The Heterodoxy Club A Radical, All Female Group In Which Women Are Encouraged To Loudly Share Their Opinions On Suffrage, Birth Control, And Women S Rights Soon, Laura Finds Herself Questioning Her Traditional Role As Wife And Mother But When Valuable Books Are Stolen Back At The Library, Threatening The Home And Institution She Loves, She S Forced To Confront Her Shifting Priorities Head On And May Just Lose Everything In The ProcessEighty Years Later, In , Sadie Donovan Struggles With The Legacy Of Her Grandmother, The Famous Essayist Laura Lyons, Especially After She S Wrangled Her Dream Job As A Curator At The New York Public Library But The Job Quickly Becomes A Nightmare When Rare Manuscripts, Notes, And Books For The Exhibit Sadie S Running Begin Disappearing From The Library S Famous Berg Collection Determined To Save Both The Exhibit And Her Career, The Typically Risk Adverse Sadie Teams Up With A Private Security Expert To Uncover The Culprit However, Things Unexpectedly Become Personal When The Investigation Leads Sadie To Some Unwelcome Truths About Her Own Family Heritage Truths That Shed New Light On The Biggest Tragedy In The Library S History
Fiona Davis is the nationally bestselling author of historical novels set in iconic New York City buildings, including THE CHELSEA GIRLS and THE ADDRESS She began her career in New York City as an actress, working on Broadway, off Broadway, and in regional theater After getting a master s degree at Columbia Journalism School, she fell in love with writing, leapfrogging from editor to freelance journalist before finally settling down to write fiction Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages and she s based in New York City Visit her at www.fionadavis.net, facebook.com FionaDavisAuthor and on Instagram and Twitter fionajdavis.
- 368 pages
- The Lions of Fifth Avenue
- Fiona Davis
- 14 December 2018 Fiona Davis