Gerald Richman's Annotated Bibliography of Fiction Set in Boston (working draft)

Introduction: I. History, II. Non-Intuitive Aspects of the Bibliography, III. How to Read Entries, and IV. Goal and Search Engine, Bibliographies, Scholarly and Popular Studies, Anthologies, Multi-Century Sagas, 17th Century, 17th-18th Centuries, 18th Century, 18th-19th Century, 19th Century, 19th-20th Century, 20th Century, 21st+ Century, Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense

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Slocum, Robert B. New England in Fiction, 1787-1990: An Annotated Bibliography . West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press, 1994.

Stone, Martha and Michael Wofsey. Public Faces, Private Lives: A Bibliography of Boston Gay and Lesbian Writing. HQ76.3/New England 23 May 1996 (accessed 26 Feb. 2008)

Scholarly and Popular Studies

Bail, Hamilton Vaughan. "Harvard Fiction: Some Critical and Bibliographical Notes." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 68 (1958): 211-347. (Excellent detailed discussion 1844-1940,

with "Supplementary List" 1812-1953; frequently cited herein as Bail)

Baxter, Sylvester. "Howells's Boston". The New England Magazine N.S. 9.2 (October 1893): 129-52.

Carruth, Frances Weston. "Boston in Fiction." Bookman 14.3 (Nov. 1901): 236-54, 14.4 (Dec. 1901): 364-85, 14.5 (Jan. 1902): 507-21, 14.6 (Feb. 1902): 590-604. (Organized tour of Boston with

photographs and drawings to illustrate passages and references in fiction of Hawthorne, Howells, and James, as well as authors much less read today)

----. Fictional Rambles in & about Boston. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1902. Google Books (expanded version of "Boston in Fiction")

Clark, Edward. "Boston Black and White: The Voice of Fiction." Black American Literature Forum 19.2 (1985): 83-87.

Hollister, Robert M., Jay Cooprider, Boston Public Library, et al . Boston, an Urban Community: Images of Boston, Writers' Views of the City: An Annotated Reading List (Boston: Boston Public

Library, 1977)

O'Connell, Shaun. Imagining Boston: A Literary Landscape. Boston : Beacon Press, 1990. (Excellent modern study)

Ranalli, Ralph. "Once Upon a Crime." Globe Magazine 15 Aug. 2004 [accessed 30 Mar. 2008] (article mainly on Higgins, Lehane, and Parker)

Sherman, Paul. Big Screen Boston: From Mystery Street to The Departed and Beyond (Boston: Black Bars Pub., 2008) (films shot in Boston)

Swan, John C. Boston, an Urban Community: Culture and its Conflicts, the Example of Nineteenth-century Boston: An Annotated Reading List (Boston]: Boston Public Library, 1977)

Swift, Lindsay. "Boston as Portrayed in Fiction." Book Buyer 22.3 (Oct. 1901): 197-204. (No pictures, but interesting discussion of writers mainly unread today) (Also, notes series of five papers

"last year" in Literary Review by Herbert Copeland, which I have not yet found.)

Whiting, Lillian. Boston Days (Boston: Little, Brown, 1911 [Google Books])


Waugh, Carol-Lyn Rössel, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Murder and Mystery in Boston. New York: Dembner Books, 1987 (13 stories listed individually)

Multi-Century Sagas

Auchincloss, Louis. The Winthrop Covenant (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976) (short stories follow John Winthrop and [sometimes fictional?] descendants to late twentieth century) (Puritans--New

England) (Google Books)

Gantshar, Barbara Ratner. A Beacon Was Hoisted (Waltham, Mass.: Artistic Endeavors, [1975]) (Juvenile) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Juvenile literature; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Poetry) (Google


Gray, Thomas. Change: A Poem Pronounced at Roxbury, October VIII, MDCCCXXX, in Commemoration of the First Settlement of that Town (Roxbury, Mass.: Charles P. Emmons, 1830)

(25 pages)

Holmes, Oliver Wendell. "Boston Common.--Three Picture") (1630; 1774; 1859) (London and New York: George Routledge, 1883: 197-98 [Google Books])

MacLeish, Archibald. Night Watch in the City of Boston ([Boston, Mass.? : s.n.], 1975 [Collected Poems, 1917-1982, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985: 3-6 {Google Books}]) (1 page broadside

commisioned by the city of Boston to celebrate U.S. Bicentennial) (Poetry)

Martin, William. Back Bay. New York: Crown, 1979. ("generational saga recreates the changes in the land and people of Back Bay") (Back Bay; Rich people) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Lost Constitution (New York: Forge, 2007) (finale, Fenway Park during World Series; 18th c.-21st c.) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Harvard Yard (New York: Warner Books, 2003) (Shakespeare; Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting; Harvard University; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Zaroulis, Nancy. Massachusetts: A Novel (New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1991) (Amazon and Google Books)

Zieman, Irving. Founders to Bounders: Boston in Rhyme. (Cambridge, Mass.: Starr Books, 1961) (Poetry)

17th Century

Adams, John Turvill. The Knight of the Golden Melice: A Historical Romance (New York: Derby and Jackson; Cincinnati: W. H. Derby & Co., 1857 [Google Books]) (Sir Christopher Gardiner [See

Bradford Torrey Schantz, "Sir Christopher Gardiner in Nineteenth Century American Fiction," The New England Quarterly 11 (1938): 807-817]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Amory, Thomas C. William Blackstone: Boston's First Inhabitant (Boston: Rockwell & Churchill, printers, 1877 2nd ed. [Google Books]) (poetry; factual introduction; 36 pages) (Blackstone, William;

Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Google Books and Brief Summary, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Apr. 1878: 256) [Google Books])

Anonymous. Boston two hundred years ago, or, The romantic story of Miss Ann Carter, daughter of one of the first settlers, and the celebrated Indian chief, Thundersquall ; with many

humorous reminiscences and events of olden time. (Boston, 1831) YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

-----. Young Lady. An humble intercession for the distressed town of Boston now almost deserted by its former rightful inhabitants, many of whom have fled, chusing to take refuge in the woods

and caves, for the sake of liberty, rather than to live in splendor and affluence among slaves and tyrants; which place is at present under the government of a lawless British soldiery ...
who, under the sanction of martial law, exercise every cruelty that can possibly be invented by the most uncultivated savages or fiercest barbarians, on the remaining miserable
inhabitants, who are obliged to dwell there contrary to the faith of that perfidious arch-traitor and truce-breaking T. Gage (Salem [Mass.]: Printed by E. Russell, next door to John Turner,
Esq ; in the Main-Street, 1775) (Broadside) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) --
History -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Poetry)

Austin, Jane G. Betty Alden: The First-born Daughter of the Pilgrims (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1891 [Google Books] ) (Google Books)

-----. A Nameless Nobleman (Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1881 [Google Books]) (starts in France, but ends in Boston and Plymouth) (Google Books)

Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston. The Black Shilling: A Tale of Boston Towns (New York : Dodd, Mead Co., 1903) (Pub. adv. des. "starting in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, and shifting to Boston,

Massachusetts, New England, in the era of the Mathers, . . . concerned with the witchcraft delusions of that period") (New York Times Review)

Birchard, Harry. Massachusetts Bay: An Historical Novel ([United States]: Xlibris Corp., 2000) (Amazon)

Bynner, Edwin Lassetter. Penelope's Suitors (Boston: Ticknor and Co., 1887 [Google Books]) (Boston in the days of Governor Bellingham; Cambridge)

Carpenter, Edmund Janes. A Woman of Shawmut. The New England Magazine 8.4 (June 1890): 414-25, 8.5 (July 1890): 527-37, 8.6 (August 1890): 676-89, 9.1 (September 1890): 67-79 (Subtitle A

Romance of Colonial Times. Boston: Little, Brown, 1891 [Google Books]) (love triangle involving Gov. Richard Bellingham; begins in Roxbury, 1640) (Bellingham, Penelope Pelham)

Casey, Helen Marie. Inconsiderate Madness (New York: Black Lawrence P, 2007) ("a narrative sequence of poems about Mary Dyer, hanged in 1660 on Boston Common for her Quaker faith" [Kristine

Diederich, Metrowest Daily News 23 Mar. 2008]) (Author's Page [accessed 24 Mar. 2008])

Cavanaugh, Jack. The Puritans (Wheaton, Ill. : Victor Books, 1994) (Archbishop Laud) (Puritans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Child, Lydia Maria [pub. under pseud. An American]. Hobomok, A Tale of Early Times (Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, 1824 [E-text Center, U of Viriginia Libraries]) (Plymouth, Salem, Boston in earliest

times) (ASSIMILATION) (Indians, North America) (Google Books and Summary, The United States Literary Gazette 1.5 (Boston: 15 Jun. 1824: 71 [Google Books])

Christian, Mary Blount (illust.Dirk Zimmer). Goody Sherman's Pig (New York: Macmillan, 1991) (Juvenile--ages 7-11) (Boston 1635; based on true story) (Women -- United States -- Political activity --

History; Pigs; Legislative bodies -- United States -- History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; Trials -- Boston, Massachusetts; Law -- United States -- History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; United
States -- Politics and government -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775) (Amazon)

Denison, Mary A. Ruth Margerie: A Romance of the Revolt of 1689 (New York: Beadle and Adams, Publishers, 1862 ©1861) (Andros, John; Mather, Cotton)

Drake, Samuel Adams. Captain Nelson: A Romance of Colonial Days (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1879 [Google Books]) (1689-97; starts in Boston) (Brief Summary, The Literary World (4 Jan.

1879: 13)

Farber, Norma. Mercy Short: A Winter Journal, North Boston, 1692-93 (New York: Dutton, 1982) (Juvenile) ("With the help of the respected minister Cotton Mather, a young girl

attempts to recover from her tragic experience with the Indians which has led her to believe she is bewitched." [Card Catalog Des. provided by Amazon])(Witchcraft; Mather, Cotton) (Amazon and
Google Books)

Feuchtwanger, Lion . The Devil in Boston: A Play in Three Acts ([S.l.: s.n.], 1948 WorldCat) (Mather, Cotton)

Fleischman, Paul. Saturnalia (New York: Harper & Row, 1990) (Juvenile--ages 12+) (Indian boy apprentice in 1681 Boston; King Philip's War; 1675; 1681) (Narragansett Indians; Indians of

North America; Apprentices; Prejudices) ("Boston has two worlds, peopled by two separate castes, unaware of each other's slaving, courting, conniving and searching. They
are ripe for reversal on Saturnalia, the ancient Roman holiday on which masters and slaves exchange places" [source?]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Forbes, Esther. Paradise (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1937) (1639-King Philip's War; title settlement 20 miles inland; Harvard College; branding on Boston Common; "scenes in the parlours of Boston, in

its churches, on its waterfront" [Dust Jacket]) (Massachusetts -- History -- 1620-1691) (Google Books)

Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. Calligraphy of the Witch (New York: St. Martin's, 2007) (captive Mexican woman accused of witchcraft in Boston; 1683+; opens with daughter, Roxbury 1704) (Mothers

and daughters; Witches; Slaves; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gay, Maude Clark. The Knitting of the Souls: A Tale of 17th Century Boston (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1904) (Gov. Bellingham's foster-son; King Phillip's War) (Brief Summary, The Bookman 20.3

(1904): 268 [Google Books])

Gibson, William. Goodly Creatures: A Play in Two Acts (New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1986) (Puritans) (play about John Winthrop and Anne Hutchinson) (Winthrop, John; Puritans --

Massachusetts; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Google Books)

Graydon, William Murray. With Musketeer and Redskin: A Tale of New Plymouth (London: John F. Shaw and Co., 1905) (Juvenile?) (1636; Governor Vane; Anne Hutchinson; John Winthrop) (Listed

in Google Books and Amazon, but no extra info)

Hammand, Esther Barstow. Road to Endor: A Novel (New York: Book League of America, 1940) (Book Three Harvard, 1665 to 1671, Book Five Boston Town 1680 to 1689) (Witchcraft--

Massachusetts--Salem; Witches; Salem (Mass.) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. "The May-Pole of Merry Mount." (Twice-Told Tales (Boston : American Stationers Co., 1837; Boston, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. Edition: A new ed.

[Google Books 1865 ed.]) (Thomas Morton; Quincy; John Endicott; Wollaston)

-----. The Scarlet Letter (Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850 [Google Books, 1851 ed.]) (1642-49) Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Triangles (Interpersonal relations);

Illegitimate children; Women immigrants; Married women; Puritans; Adultery; Revenge; Clergy) (Amazon and Google Books)

Herbert, Henry William. The Fair Puritan: An Historical Romance of the Days of Witchcraft (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1875 [Google Books]) (much Boston; the politics of 1688; revolt against

Royal Governor Andros) (Witchcraft) (Google Books)

Parts of this novel were published earlier as Ruth Whalley; or, The Fair Puritan. A Romance of the Bay province (Boston: H.L. Williams, 1845) (72 pages) (Puritans; Massachusetts); The Innocent Witch a Continuation of Ruth Whalley, or, The Fair Puritan, A Romance of the Bay Province (Boston: Henry L. Williams, 1845), and The Revolt of Boston: A Continuation of Ruth Whalley, Or, The Fair Puritan , A Romance of the Bay Province (Boston: Henry L. Williams, 1845).

Heidish, Marcy. Witnesses: A Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980) (Anne Hutchinson) (Hutchinson, Anne Marbury; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Puritans --

Massachusetts; Women -- Massachusetts) (Google Books)

Howe, Katherine. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane: A Novel (New York: Hyperion, 2009) (Harvard grad student Cambridge/Marblehead 1991; Salem 1692) (Witchcraft -- Massachusetts;

Marblehead (Mass.); Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- History -- 17th century) (Amazon)

Hunt, Angella Elwell. Charles Towne (Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 1998) (romance; Puritans and Indians; Christian message) (Amazon and Google Books)

Jacobs, Paul. James Printer: A Novel of Rebellion (New York: Scholastic Press, 1997) (Grades 5-8; 1674; Nipmuck Indian printer must chose sides) (King Philip's War, 1675-1676; Printer, James;

Indians of North America -- Massachusetts; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Printers) (Google Books)

Kelley, Nancy. The Whispering Rod: A Tale of Old Massachusetts: A Novel (Elementary and junior high school) (Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Kids, 2001) (1659) (Puritans; Quakers;

Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kenyon, Theda. Scarlet Anne (New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1939) (poetry) (Hutchinson, Anne Marbury) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kienholz, Michelle Louise. A Legacy Bestow'd, or, The Death and Life of Mrs. Katherine Nailer as Deposed by the Humble Jonathan Cary upon Receipt of an Inheritance from Her.

(Thesis (B.A.)--Williams College, Dept. of American Studies, 1985) (divorce)

Kraeger, Linda and Joe Barnhart. Trust and Treachery: A Historical Novel of Roger Williams in America (Lewiston: Mellen University Press, 1996) (Williams, Roger; New England -- History --

Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Great Britain -- History -- Early Stuarts, 1603-1649; Theologians; Puritans; Pioneers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Larson, Charles R. Arthur Dimmesdale . (New York: A & W Publishers, 1983) (Dimmesdale's story) (Puritan; Adultery; Clergy) (Google Books)

Lee, Buckminster. Naomi; or, Boston Two Hundred Years Ago (Boston: W. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, 1848 [Google Books]) (Society of Friends; Quakers)

Leslie, Emma. Saxby: A Tale of Old and New England (New York: Phillips & Hunt ; Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1880 [Internet Archive]) (Massachusetts Bay Colony; religious intolerance; Henry

Vane; Ann Hutchinson; "Chapter XIX New Boston") (Google Books)

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. "The Rhyme of Sir Christopher" (1873) Tales of a Wayside Inn (The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, IV Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1901: 253-58

[Google Books])(Sir Christopher Gardiner; Thomas Morton; See Adams above.)

Lough, Loree. Fire by Night (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour, 1998) (: The Great Fire Devastates Boston added to title for Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1998 edition)

1635-36) (Family life; Christian life) (Elementary and junior high school) ((Amazon and Google Books)

Mackay, Constance D'Arcy . "May-Day." In Plays of the Pioneers: A Book of Historical Pageant-Plays (New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1915: 53-69 [Google Books]) (one act; Boston,


Marble, Annie Russell. From Boston to Boston: A Story of Hannah and Richard Garrett in Old England and New England in 1630 (Juvenile) (Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1930)

Mitchner, James A. "Voyage of Four 1661." Faith: Short Fiction on the Varieties and Vagaries of Faith, ed. C. Michael Curtis (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003: 90-98[?]) (Quaker persecution)

Motley, John Lothrop. Merry-Mount; A Romance of the Massachusetts Colony (Boston: J. Munroe, 1849 [Google Books]) (Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Morton,

Thomas) (Google Books)

Mukherjee, Bharati . The Holder of the World (New York: Knopf, 1993) (in part, version of The Scarlet Letter; 17th and 20th centuries; Boston; India) (Women -- New England; Americans -- India;

Women -- India; New England; Puritans; India) (Amazon and Google Books)

Noyes, Deborah. Angel and Apostle (Denver, CO: Unbridled Books, 2005) (Juvenile--Secondary (senior high) school) (1649; Pearl from The Scarlet Letter heroine) (Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-

1864. The scarlet letter -- Sequels; Mother and daughter; Prynne, Hester; Teenage girls; Brothers; Blind boys; Puritans -- Massachusetts; Self-perception; Social marginality; Triangles (Interpersonal
relations); Seventeenth century; Boston, Massachusetts -- Social life and customs -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; Massachusetts --
History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; Massachusetts -- Social life and customs -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; England -- History -- 17th
century; England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century; Historical fiction; Coming-of-age stories; Puritans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Otis, James. Ruth of Boston A Story of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (New York; Cincinnati: American Book Co., 1910 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Google Books)

Perrin, Pat. Retold Classic Novel: The Scarlet Letter (Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning, 1992) (Juvenile) (Comics and graphic novels) (Adultery; Puritans--Massachusetts; Women) (Google Books)

Plumb, Albert Hale. When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth's First Years (New York; Chicago; Toronto: Fleming H. Revell, 1914 [Google Books]) (Google Books)

Plympton. A. G. A Flower of the Wilderness (Boston: Little, Brown, 1899) (Juvenile) ("opens with a ride through the forest from Boston to Dorchester when the latter was the larger settlement"

The Book Buyer 19.5 (Dec. 1899): 430 [Google Books]; botanist; return to England) (Christian life; Puritans; Clergy; Domestics; Grandfathers; Indians of North America; Orphans;
Prejudices; Revenge; Herbalists; Boston (Mass.))

Rimmer, Robert H. The Resurrection of Anne Hutchinson (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1987) (Hutchinson reappears in more liberated 1985) (Hutchinson, Anne Marbury; Massachusetts --

History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Puritans -- Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rushing, Jane Gilmore. Covenant of Grace (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982) (Anne Hutchinson) (Hutchinson, Anne Marbury; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Puritans

-- Massachusetts; Women -- Massachusetts) (Google Books)

Schermer, Bonnie L. Rebecca of Providence, Rhode Island 1605-1683 (New York : IUniverse, Inc., 2003) (Roger Williams; Anne Hutchinson; John Winthrop; John Cotton) (Providence (R.I.) -- Fiction.

Family; Interpersonal relations; Providence, Rhode Island, 1605) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sedgwick, Catharine Maria. Hope Leslie Or, Early Times in Massachusetts (Vol. II) (New York: White, Gallaher and White, 1827 [U of Virginia]) (role of women in

rebuilding after Pequod war) (not focused on Boston, but many references) (Pequod war) (Indians of North America; Women) (Amazon on Penguin ed. and Google Books)

Seger, Maura. The Taming of Amelia (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 1993) (Connecticut--Land settlement; Young women; Ship captains) (Amazon)

Seton, Anya. The Winthrop Woman (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1958) (about Elizabeth W., "perhaps the most unwilling Puritan who ever came to New

England") (Anne Hutchinson) (Winthrop, Elizabeth (Fones)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Settle. Mary Lee. I, Roger Williams : A Fragment of Autobiography (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2001) (mainly England and Providence, but some Boston) (Williams, Roger; Colonists; Puritans;

Rhode Island -- History -- Colonial period) (Amazon and Google Books)

Shaw,Addle Marie. The Coast of Freedom: A Romance of the Adventurous Time of the First Self-Made American (New York: Doubleday Page, 1902 [Internet Archive]) (1686, "Sir William Phips (1651-94), Governor of Massachusetts. Boston, time of Cotton Mather and the persecutions for witchcraft" [Ernest Baker, A Guide to the Best Historical Romance, Sagas, Novels, and Tales, New York: Dutton, ? (Internet Archive)]

Starkey, Marion Lena. The Tall Man from Boston (Juvenile) (New York: Crown Publishers, 1975) (Salem; Witchcraft; Trials (Witchcraft)) (Google Books)

Stimson, Frederic Jesup. King Noanett: A Story of Old Virginia and the Massachusetts Bay (Boston : Lamson, Wolffe and Co., 1896 [Google Books]) (Bacon's Rebellion, 1676; King Philip's War,

1675-1676; Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Devon (England) -- Emigration and immigration; Indians of North
America) (Google Books) (play version King Noanett: A Play by W.E. Anderson and Stimson, 1902)

Stokes, Richard L. and Howard Hanson. Merry Mount; A Dramatic Poem for Music in Three Acts of Six Scenes, (New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1932) (Thomas Morton) (Google Books)

Sullivan, Raymond E. Contentment: A Novel of New England's Birth (New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2006) (Massachusetts Bay Colony) (New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Vorpahl, Beverly Smith. Goody Wing, An American Foremother (San Jose, CA : Authors Choice Press, 2001) (historical ancestor; first half England/voyage; Saugus with moments of interference from

Boston; independent thinkers) (Wing, Deborah Bachiler; Women -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century; Freedom of religion -- England -- History -- 17th century; Freedom of religion --
Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; England -- Emigration and immigration) (Amazon and Google Books)

Whiting, M. H. Faith White's Letter Book, 1620-1623, Plymouth, New England (Boston, Bradley [1820?]; Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1866 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U]) (Massachusetts

-- History -- New Plymouth, 1620-1691)

Whittier, John Greenleaf. Leaves from Margaret Smith's Journal in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, 1678-9 (Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1849) (Cape Ann and Boston [Google Books])

(Google Books)

-----. "In the Old South Church: Boston, 1677." In Poems of the "Old South" (Boston: W. F. Gill , 1877: 16-20 [Google Books]) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Edwin D Mead,

Context, The Old South Leaflets (Boston: Old South Meeting House, 1903: 16) [Google Books])

17th-18th Centuries

Austin, Jane G. David Alden's Daughter, and Other Stories of Colonial Times (Boston; New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1892[Internet Archive]) (many Boston and Roxbury settings) (Google Books)

Butterworth, Hezekiah. In Old New England: The Romance of a Colonial Fireside (New York: Appleton, 1895 [Google Books]) (some stories set partly in Boston/Cambridge, e.g., "Captain Tut-Tut-

Tuttle and the Miracle Clock" 79-110, "The Inn of the Good Woman" 111-46, and "Husking Stories, Songs, and Fiddlers" 199-250) (Google Books)

Dawes, Rufus. Nix's Mate: An Historical Romance of America (New York: Samuel Colman, 1839) Volume I and Volume II [Electronic Text Center, U of Virginia Library] (New England, esp. Boston,

throughout colonial times; Chapter XV Cambridge/Harvard) (Vol. I Amazon, Vol. II Amazon and Vol. II Google Books)

18th Centuries

Abel, Roger H. Freedom Duyes: Or, A Gentleman’s Progress in the New World (New York: Dial Press, 1980) (Starts Georgia 1751; printer in Revolutionary Boston) (United States -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books [Ignore erroneous material on Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings.])

Aeby, Jaquelyne. Never Look Back (New York: Dell, 1976) (romance; England to America) (Burn victims -- Boston, Massachusetts; Domestic workers -- Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial

period, 1600-1775; Women -- United States -- History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775)

Allen, James. Bunker-Hill Battle: A Song for June 17, 1843 ([United States: s.n., 1843) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

-- Poetry)

Allen, Willis Boyd. Called to the Front. Sequel to "A Son of Liberty." A Story of the Burning of Falmouth and the Siege of Boston (Boston: The Pilgrim Press, 1897) (Revolution)

-----. A Son of Liberty, or, The Spirit of Our Fathers (Boston: Congregational Sunday-School and Pub. Society, 1896) (Revolution)

Anderson, M. T. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation. 1 The Pox Party (Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2006) (Juvenile--grades 9 and up) (Boston in the 1760s)

(Liberty; Freedom; African Americans; Freedom; Slavery; Science -- Experiments; African Americans; Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)


-----. The Child's Miscellany: Embellished with Colored Engravings (Portsmouth: Published by Nath'l March & Co. Nos. 7 & 8, Exchange Buildings, [ca. 1825?]) (Children -- Conduct of life --

Juvenile literature; Children's poetry; Historic buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Juvenile literature; Boston (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature)

-----. The Convert of Massachusetts (Charlestown, Mass.: Parish of St. John's Church, 1860) (Harvard student converts from Congregationalism to Anglicanism; 1721) (Christian life; Church of England

-- United States -- Clergy) (Bail 343-44)

-----. An Elegy, occasion'd by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who fell fighting in defence of the glorious cause of his country, at Charlestown, in New-England, on the memorable

17th day of June, 1775 ([Watertown, Mass.]: Printed and sold [by Benjamin Edes] in Watertown, near the bridge., 1775 [American Memory, Library of Congress; accessed 2 Apr. 2008])
(Broadside) (Warren, Joseph; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry)

-----. On the Death of Five Young Men Who Was Murthered, March 5th, 1770, by the 29th Regiment ([Boston : s.n., 1770] [American Memory, Library of Congress; accessed 3 Apr. 2008]) (Boston

Massacre, 1770 -- Poetry; Gray, Samuel; Maverick, Samuel; Caldwell, James; Attucks, Crispus; Carr, Patrick; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; Elegiac poetry)

-----. A Poem, in memory of the (never to be forgotten) fifth of March, 1770 On the evening of which, a party of the 29th. regiment commanded by Capt. Preston, fired upon the inhabitants in

King-Street, by which five persons were killed viz. Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, and Patrick Carr ( [Boston]: Printed and sold next to the Writing-
School, in Queen-Street., [1770] [Newsbank; accessed 1 Apr. 2008]) (Broadside) (Boston Massacre, 1770 -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Google

-----. Some rude & indigested thoughts on the terrible majesty of God in the works of nature particularly in the phaenomena of earthquakes: occasioned by that memorable earthquake Octob.

29th. 1727. Wherein earthquakes in their causes, kinds, and astonishing effects, are briefly hinted, enumerated and described (N. London [i.e., New London, Conn.]: Printed & sold by
Timothy Green., M.DCC.XXX. [1730]) (12 pages) (Earthquakes -- Poetry; Earthquakes -- Religious aspects; Boston (Mass.) -- Earthquake, 1727)

-----. South End forever. North End forever Extraordinary verses on Pope-Night. Or, A commemoration of the fifth of November, giving a history of the attempt, made by the Papishes, to blow

up King and Parliament, A.D. 1588. ... ([Boston] : Sold by the printers boys in Boston., [ca. 1768]) (rivalry between North and South Ends; truce) (Gunpowder Plot, 1605 -- Anniversaries, etc.;
Popes -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs) (Google Books)

-----. Theatre ([Boston : s.n., 1792?]) (dialogue debate) (Theater -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Theaters) (Google Books)

-----. A Vaudevil Sung by the characters at the conclusion of a new farce called the Boston blockade ... (Boston: Printed by John Howe, 1776 [American Memory, Library of Congress; accessed 3

Apr. 2008]) (1 page) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry) (Google Books)

-----. A Verse, occasioned by seeing the North-spinning, in Boton [sic] (Boston: [s.n.], Printed and sold 1769 [Digital Archive of Documents Related to Spinning ; accessed 3 Apr. 2008]) (1 page)

(Textile industry -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Non-importation agreements, 1768-1769 -- Poetry; Manufactures -- Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

-----. A Verse Occasioned by the Late Horrid Massacre in King-Street (Boston: s.n., 1770) (Boston Massacre, 1770 -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775)


-----. The Voice of God, in the terrors of earthquakes: being a poetical composition occasioned by the repeated shocks, which on the 18th of November in the morning, and on the Saturday

night following, threatned us with a wide destruction ([Boston: Benjamin Edes & John Gill, and /or Samuel Kneeland], 1755) ("Place of publication and printers determined by internal evidence
and type ornaments" [Google Books]) (Earthquakes -- New England -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Earthquake, 1755 -- Poetry; Admonitory verses)

Austin, Jane G. Dr. LeBaron And His Daughters - A Story Of The Old Colony (Boston; New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1890 [Google Books]) (mainly Plymouth, but many references to Boston) (United

States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Plymouth (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Banim, Lisa. A Spy in the King’s Colony (Mysteries in Time) (New York: Silver Moon Press, 1994) (Juvenile--Grades 3-5) (1775; Ticonderoga; Framingham; also under Mystery) (Revolution)


Barker, Shirley. The Road To Bunker Hill (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1962) (Juvenile) (Two girls and their grandmother witness events leading up to the Battle of Bunker Hill.) (Revolution)

(Google Books)

Barthélemy-Hadot, Marie Adeè le. La Révolte de Boston, ou, La Jeune Hospitalieè re (Paris: Lecointe et Durey, 1820) (Juvenile) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; United States

-- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Brief Des., abstract of Marie-Pierre Le Hir, "Marie-Adelaïde Barthélémy-Hadot's Révolte de Boston: Gender, Race, and the American Revolution," L'Esprit
Créateur 47.4 (Winter 2007): 16-28 [accessed 30 Mar. 2008])

Barton, William Eleazar. When Boston Braved the King: A Story of Tea-party Times (Boston and Chicago: W.A. Wilde & Company, 1899) (Juvenile) (Boston Tea Party, 1773;

Youth -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life; Apprentices; Students; Liberty; Friendship)

Bates, Esther Willard. The Evacuation of Boston: A Play of the American Revolution in One Act ([S.l.: s.n., 19--?]) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama)

Benét, Stephen Vincent. "A Tooth for Paul Revere: A Folk Tale of the American Revolution." Atlantic Monthly December 1937 (200 Years of Great American Short Stories, ed. Martha Foley

(Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975: 520- ) (Radio Play, 1942 (perf. 9 Sep. 1944) [; accessed 29 Feb. 2008]) (Boston scenes similar to Hawthorne's "My Kinsman,
Major Molineux")

Berkey, Be. Liberty Hill (Minneapolis: Denisen, 1959) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775) (Juvenile; 77 pages)

Binney, Barnabas. Lines Sacred to the Memory of the Late Major-General Joseph Warren who fell in the battle at Charlestown, fighting gallantly for his country ( [Providence: Printed by John

Carter?, 1775]) (Broadside) (Warren, Joseph; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry) (Google Books and Brief
Account, The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, Sep. 1860: 280 [Google Books])

Bolin, J. J. Yankee Doodle and the Secret Society (Logan, Iowa : Pefection Learning, 1997) (Juvenile; Sonss of Liberty; Boston Tea Party) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google


Borden, Louise. Sleds on Boston Common (New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2000) (Primary school) (December 1774; free verse; based on Boston folklore) (Revolution; Gage, Thomas)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Brackenridge, H. H. The Battle of Bunkers-hill: A Dramatic Piece, of Five Acts, in Heroic Measure (Philadelphia: Printed and sold by Robert Bell, in Third-Street, 1776) (51 pages) (Bunker Hill, Battle

of, 1775 -- Drama) (Google Books)

Brodeur, Tom. Regina Silsby's Phantom Militia (Juvenile) (Greenville, S.C.: JourneyForth, 2005) (Revolution; Ghosts; Cousins; Disguises; Grandfathers; Christian life) (Google Books)

----. Regina Silsby's Secret War (Greenville, S.C.: JourneyForth, 2004) (Juvenile) (Post-Tea Party) (Revolution) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brown, Harry. The Poem of Bunker Hill (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1941) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775) (Google Books)

Brown, Rebecca Warren. Stories about General Warren: In Relation to the Fifth of March Massacre, and the Battle of Bunker Hill (Boston:James Loring, 1835 [Internet Archive) (Juvenile) (Warren,

Joseph, 1741-1775; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; Boston Massacre, 1770) (Google Books)

Brown, William Hill. The Power of Sympathy (Boston: I. Thomas, printer, 1789) ("sentimental/seduction"; set in Boston, Belleview, New York; first American novel) (Seduction) (INCEST; LETTERS;

MORALITY) (Amazon and Google Books) (

Bryson, John. Valiant Libertine (New York: Appleton-Century, 1942) (Revolution) (Siege, 1775-76; Sieges) (Google Books)

Buckley, Andrew. The Bostoner (Cape Cod, Mass.: Stage Harbor Press, 1999) (18th-century plot focuses on a pirate called "the Bostoner"; there's also a related 20th-century plot focusing on a

descendant who is a paralegal victim of a Boston court bomb blast) (Kendrick, John; Cape Cod) (Amazon and Google Books)

Burgan, Michael. illus. Ronald Himler The Time to Choose (New York: Macmillan McGraw-Hill, 1999) (Elementary and junior high school) (Boston Massacre, 1770;

United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes)

Burk, John. Bunker-Hill; or The death of General Warren: An Historic Tragedy in Five Acts (New York: Printed by T. Greenleaf, 1797 [Google Books, 1891 ed.]) (Warren, Joseph;

Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Drama) (Google Books)

Butters, Dorothy Gilman. The Bells of Freedom (Philadelphia: Macrae Smith, 1963) (Juvenile) (1775-76) (Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Indentured servants) (Amazon and Google


-----. Ten Leagues to Boston Town (Philadelphia: Macrae Smith, 1962) (Juvenile ) (Google Books)

Butterworth, Hezekiah. The Patriot Schoolmaster; or, The Adventures of the Two Boston Cannon, the "Adams" and "Hancock": A Tale of the Minute Men and the Sons of Liberty (New York: D.

Appleton and Co., 1894 [Google Books]) (Adams, Samuel; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Bynner, Edwin Lassetter. Agnes Surriage (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886 [Google Books]) (Marblehead; Boston; Hopkington; London; Lisbon; 1740s-50s; 1745 return of Louisburg expedition)

(Google Books)

Calkhoven, Laurie. Boys of Wartime: Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776 (New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2010) (Elementary and junior high school) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Espionage; Patriotism; Family life -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Carter, Mary J. and Michael Kaplan. The Ruling Passion: Reflections on a Society Under Siege (Weston, MA : Font & Center Press, 1998) (romance) (Revolution; Tea Party)

Carter, Ron. Our Sacred Honor: A Novel (Salt Lake City, Utah: Bookcraft, 1998) (religion) (Revolution) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. To Decide Our Destiny: A Novel (Salt Lake City, Utah: Bookcraft, 1999) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Washington,

George; Family) (Amazon and Google Books)

Carter, Russell Gordon. A Patriot Lad of Old Boston (Juvenile) (Philadelphia : Penn, 1923) (Revolution)

Cavanaugh, Jack,. The Patriots (Wheaton, Ill. : Victor Books, 1995) (Revolution; Christina faith; Lexington and Concord; siege) (American loyalists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Chambers, Robert William. Cardigan: A Novel (New York, London: Harper & Bros., 1901 [Google Books]) (Chapter XXII on, pp. 370-end, set in Boston, 1774-75) (United States -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783; New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

, Lillian. Portrait of Emma (Garden City, N.Y.: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, 1975) (Portraits; Women; Secrets; The seventeen hundreds; Boston, Massachusetts --

History -- 18th century; Mystery stories; Romantic suspense) (Google Books)

Child, Lydia Maria. The Rebels, or Boston before the Revolution (Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, 1825 [Google Books 1850 ed.]) (Revolution) (Google Books)

Clark, Joan. The Hand of Robin Squires (Juvenile) (Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1977) (mainly at sea and Nova Scotia, but ends in Boston; slave stealing and more)(Oak Island Treasure Site (N.S.)) (Google


Clark, Mary Higgins. Aspire to the Heavens (New York: Meredith P, 1969) (rpted. as Mount Vernon Love Story: A Novel of George and Martha Washington [New York: Simon and Schuster,

2003]) (third and second from last chapters: "June-November, 1775 Cambridge, Massachusetts" 196-204 and "December, 1775 Cambridge" 205-14 [2003 ed.])

Cleeve, Lucas [pseud. of Adelina Georgina I. Kingscote]. Free Soil, Free Soul (Digby & Long, 1903) (in part "Boston, temp. George II" [Ernest Albert Baker, A Guide to the Best Fiction in English,

London: Routledge, 1913: 205 Google Books]

Cobb, Sylvanus. The Maniac's Secret, or, The Privateer of Massachusetts Bay (New York : S. French, 185-? [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U]) (Revolution; Dime novels)

Coffin, Charles Carleton. Daughters of the American Revolution and Their Times, 1769-1776: Historical Romance (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1895 [Internet Archive])

Columbian. An Eulogium on Major General Joseph Warren Who Fell in the Action at Charlestown, June XVII, MDCCLXXV (Boston: Printed by John Boyle in Marlborough-Street, 1781) (Warren,

Joseph; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry)

Cooney, Elledn. Gun Ball Hill: A Novel (Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 2004) (mainly Maine, but some siege of Boston and Bunker Hill, e,g., "Chapter XX Charlestown") (Amazon and

Google Books)

Cooper, James Fenimore. Lionel Lincoln, Or, The Leaguer of Boston (New York, C. Wiley, 1825 [Google Books, 1881 ed.]) (battle of Bunker Hill; loyalist hero) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution,

1775-1783) (Google Books)

Copeland, Lori. Forever, Ashley (New York: Dell, 1992) (time travel to Revolutionary Boston; romance) (Time travel; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Coverly, Nathaniel. General Warren: or, The Battle of Bunker Hill (Boston: Nathaniel Coverly, Jun'r. [between 1810 and 1814]) (Warren, Joseph; Bunker Hill, Battle of, 1775 -- Poetry; United States --

History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns -- Poetry) (may be poem of same title printed anonymously by William McCarty in Songs, Odes, & Other Poems, on National Subjects: Comp.
from Various Sources, vol 3 (Philadelphia: Wm McCarty, 1842: 15-17) [Google Books])

-----. A Song, Composed on the Evacuation of Boston by the British Troops, commanded by General Howe : who were panic struck, and thrown into the utmost confusion, at the appearance of

General Washington ([Boston]: N. Coverly, Jun., [between 1810 and 1814?]) (Howe, William Howe, -- Viscount; | Washington, George; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 --
Poetry) (Google Books)

Craig, Sarah. I Saw the Boston Tea Party (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005) (Primary school)

Cressy, Noah. The Battle and Monument of Bunker-Hill, Compared with the Agonies and Triumphs of the Cross: A Poem (Portland? [Me.: s.n.], 18--?)

Curtis, Alice Turner. A Little Maid of Boston (Philadelphia: Penn Pub. Co., 1933) (Juvenile) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;

Charles River (Mass.) -- History; Military deserters; Washington, George)

Davis, John H. The Hill ( Baltimore, Md.: PublishAmerica, 2005) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns) (Amazon and Google


Davis, William Stearns. Gilman of Redford; a Story of Boston & Harvard College on the Eve of the Revolutionary War, 1770-1775 (New York: Macmillan Co., 1927) (Boston (Mass.) -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783; Harvard College (1636-1780) ) (Amazon and Google Books; Bail 315-16)

Dawes, Thomas. British Lamentation Together with Bunker-Hill Ode (Boston: s.n., 1786) (1 page; opening of Charlestown Bridge) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; Bridges --

Massachusetts -- Charlestown (Boston); Bridges -- Massachusetts -- Boston; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry) (Google Books)

Dearborn, Nathaniel. Bunker Hill Monument: Commemorative of June 17, 1775, Consecrated, June 17, 1843 ([Boston?] : N. Dearborn, 1843) (Warren, Joseph; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass.,

1775 -- Poetry; Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.); United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry) (Google Books)

De Forest, John William. A Lover's Revolt (New York, London: Longmans, Green, 1898 [Google Books]) (Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Dell, Pamela. Freedom's Light: A Story about Paul Revere's Midnight Ride (Excelsior, Minn.: Tradition Books, 2003) (Juvenile: ages 9-12) (Boston, 1775) (Revere, Paul; Spies; United States -- History

-- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

De Morgan, John. Fooling the Enemy: A Story of the Siege of Boston (Philadelphia: David McKay, 1904) (Juvenile) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

Denenberg, Barry. The Journal of William Thomas Emerson: A Revolutionary War Patriot: Boston, Massachusetts, 1774 (New York : Scholastic, 1998) (Juvenile)(Revolution; Orphans; Diaries)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Denison, Mary A. The Days and Ways of the Cocked Hats: or, The Dawn of the Revolution (New York: S.A. Rollo, 1860 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U])

Denker, Nan. The Bound Girl (New York: Ariel Books, 1957) (Juvenile) (Indentured servants) ("Felicie is forced to flee to America from France because of religious persecution. As an orphan she must

learn to work hard as a servant in a house near Boston. The family she works for grows to love her and comes to her rescue when she innocently provokes disapproval of the colony's
leaders." [source?])

DeWitt, Franklin. Jonathan Hodge and the Secret of Aargone (Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing & Enterprises, 2007) (Combines history and fantasy as hero leaves farm to join Washington's army for siege

of Boston; Revolution) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dokey, Cameron. Katherine: Heart of Freedom (New York: Avon Books, 1997) (Juvenile) (romance) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Donnelly, Susan. "Inoculation." The New Yorker 4 Aug. 2003: 38 (short poem; Cotton Mather) (Keywords: Boston; Diseases; Mothers; Slaves; Mather, Cotton; Smallpox; Cotton Mather studied

smallpox for a while,; Onesimus)

Doyle, Peter Reese. Bunker Hill (Juvenile) (Charlottesville, Va.: Providence Foundation, 1998) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, 1775; Revolution; Christian life) (Amazon)

Duey, Kathleen. Silence and Lily: 1773 (Elementary and junior high school) (New York: Puffin Books, 2007) (Family, Horses; Boston Tea Party; Indentured servants; Slavery) (Amazon and Google


Eastlake, William The Long, Naked Descent into Boston (New York: Viking Press, 1977) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Edgar, Gregory T. illus. Karen J Yarosh "Are the Yankees Cowards Now?": A Story of Bunker Hill (Palmer, Mass.: Printed by Van Volumes, 1995) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775)

Edwards, Ben L. One April in Boston (Prospect, CT: Spyglass Books, 2000) (Elementary and junior high school) (Revolution; Telescopes; Geneology) (Google Books)

Emmons, Richard and William. The Battle of Bunker Hill, or The Temple of Liberty; An Historic Poem in Four Cantos (New York: 1839 [Google Books, 1867 ed.])

Emmons, William. 1775. Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill. Remember the heroes of the Revolution! : Just issued from the press, the tenth improved edition of Col. Emmons's renowned

historic poem, illustrative of the first battles fought for liberty and constitutional rights; in four cantos ([Boston, Mass. : s.n., 1865]) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry;
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

Falcon, Debra. Midnight's Lady (New York: Kensington, 1995) (romance; Boston Zorro-like hero) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Fast, Howard. April Morning: A Novel (New York: Crown Publishers, 1961) (15-year-old farm boy involved in the battles of Lexington and Concord in April, 1775) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Bunker Hill, The Prequel to the Crossing (New York: Ibooks; London: Simon & Schuster (distributor), 2001) (orig. pub. as Seven Days [Back Cover, Amazon]) (American and British

viewpoints) (Bunker Hill; Revolution) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Seven Days in June: A Novel of the American Revolution (Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Pub., 1994) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Favier, Patricia. A Temptation Too Great (London: Robert Hale, 1999) (Refugees; French Americans) (Google Books)

Finaly, C. C. The Patriot Witch (New York: Random House, 2009) (Series: Traitor to the Crown; Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill; siege) (Witches; Magic; United States -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Finlayson, Ann. Redcoat in Boston (New York: F. Warne, 1971) (Juvenile) (1760s-70s) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Fisk, Joseph. A few lines on the happy reduction of Canada: as also, the great fire in Boston, and sickness at Woodbury, in the year 1760.: To which is added, some lines on the remarkable

providence of God, in the year 1761 as also relections on the sins of the times, and some notorious acts of sin ([Boston? : s.n.], Written in the same year, 1761) (16 pages) (Epidemics --
Connecticut -- Woodbury; Fires -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Fire, 1760; Woodbury (Conn.) -- History; United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Poetry)
(Google Books)

Flaccus, Horatius [pseud.]. The Vision of Judgment or The South Church: Ecclesiastical Councils Viewed from Celestial and Satanic Stand-points (New York: Van Evrie, Horton & Co., 1867)

(satire) (Antislavery movements -- New England -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Church history -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865 -Poetry)

Forbes, Esther. Johnny Tremain: A Novel for Old & Young (Juvenile) (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books))

Foster, Hannah W. The Coquette, or, The History of Eliza Wharton A Novel, Founded on Fact (Boston: S. Etheridge, for E. Larkin, 1797 [Google Books 1855 ed.]) (sentimental, seduction)

(New England, including Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

French, Allen. The Colonials: Being a Narrative of Events Chiefly Connected with the Siege and Evacuation of the Town of Boston in New England (New York: Doubleday, Page, 1903, c. 1901)

-----. The Colonials: Revolutionary Boston (New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1902 c. 1901 [Google Books 1906 ed.]) (same as above with slightly different title; Bunker Hill) (Siege, 1775-1776)

(Google Books)

Freneau, Philip Morin. A Voyage to Bost[o]n. A po[em ... By the author of American Liberty, A Poem: General Gage's soliloquy, &c. (Philadelphia, W. Woodhouse, Printed by

Benjamin Towne, 1775 [The Poems of Philip Freneau: Poet of the American Revolution, ed. Fred Lewis Pattee (The University Library, 1902): 158-82 {Google Books}]) (Revolution)

Fulton, Len. The Court Martial of Paul Revere (©1997) (Harvard University -- Drama; Boston (Mass.) -- Drama; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama) (Brief Summary, [accessed 31 Mar. 2008])

Geen, James. Hangman: A Tale of the Boston Harbor Islands (Bloomington, IN: 1st Books, 2003) (Pub. Des. and Amazon)

Gilman, Caroline Howard. Ballad for a private centennial celebration in remembrance of Samuel Howard, one of the Boston Rebel Tea Party in 1773. Composed by his octogenerian daughter

([Boston?: 1873?] [Google Books, book publication, 1874, 30-32+, ending pages missing online]) (Boston Tea Party, 1773 -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 --
Poetry; Howard, Samuel B.; Memorial tribute)

Gordon, H. E. Down at the Hub (Norristown, Pa., 18--) (Veterans -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry; Poetry of places)

Graves, Robert. Sergeant Lamb's America (New York: Random House, 1940) ("takes place in the early years of the American War of Independence and is based on the adventures of one

Sergeant Lamb, a Dublin man in the service of His Majesty's Army. It begins with Lamb's early days in Dublin and ends with his arrival in Boston as a member of the regiment taken prisoner
after Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga." Back Cover [Amazon]) (Boston mobs) (Lamb, Roger; Revolution; Irish participation; Irish) and (Amazon and Google Books)

Grote, Joann A. The American Revolution (Uhrichsville, Ohio : Barbour Pub., 1998) (Juvenile--ages 8-12) (Sons of Liberty) (Boston Tea Party, 1773; Brothers; Christian life) (Amazon and Google


-----. The American Victory (Uhrichsville, Ohio : Barbour Pub., 1998) (Juvenile--ages 8-12) (father/soldier returns to son in Boston at end of war) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;

Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Christian life; Fathers and sons) (Amazon and Google Books)

------. Danger in the Harbor: Grain Riots Threaten Boston (Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1998) (Elementary and junior high school--ages 9-12) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca.

1600-1775; United States -- History -- Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713; Riots; Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Kate and the Spies: The American Revolution (Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Pub., 2004) (Elementary and junior high school) (Tea party) (Revolution 1775-1776; Spies;

Cousins; Family life; Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. Queen Anne's War (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour, 1998) (children in Boston in 1710) (Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713) (Elementary and junior high school) (Amazon and Google Books)

Guhrke, Laura Lee. The Charade (New York: Sonnet Books, 2000) (romance; heroine, runaway indentured servant in early 1775 Boston caught up in Revolutionary events) (Revolution, 1775-1783)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Gunderson, Jessica. illus. Brent Schoonover. Ropes of the Revolution: The Tale of the Boston Tea Party (Minneapolis: Stone Arch Books, ©2008) (Juvenile: ages 9-12) (Dec. 16, 1773) Google Books)

Gunning, Sally. Bound (New Yorker: HarperCollins, 2008) (partly Boston; mainly Dedham, Medfield, Satucket, Cape Cod; opens March 1756) (Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-

1775; Indentured servants; Cape Cod (Mass.)) (Amazon and Pub. Des. [accessed 12 May 2008])

H. B. C. The Round Table ([Boston, 1885]) (Parker House (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry; Hotels -- Poetry)

H. S., Descendant of a Revolutionary Officer. The Flag on Bunker Hill ([Waterville, Mass.?: 1862]) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; United States -- History -- Civil War,

1861-1865 -- Poetry; Flags -- United States; Boston (Mass.) -- Bunker Hill Monument)

H. W. A Poem, descriptive of the terrible fire, which made such shocking devastation in Boston, on the evening of Friday, April 21, 1787, in

which were consumed one house of worship, of which the Rev. Ebenezer Wight was pastor, and upwards of one hundred dwelling-houses and other buildings ... ([Boston]: Sold [by Ezekiel
Russell] at the office next Liberty-Pole., 1787) (Broadside)

Hamilton, Thomas Wm. Time for Patriots: The 21st Century Confronts Bunker Hill and After! (New York: Strategic Book Publishing, ©2008) (time travel science fiction) (Bunker Hill,

Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns)

Harlow, Joan Hiatt. Midnight Rider (New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2005) (Juvenile--Elementary and junior high) (14-year-old patriot heroine in 1775 Boston) (Spies; Orphans; Household

employees; Indentured servants; Sex role; Horses; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Harr, John Ensor. Dark Eagle: A Novel of Benedict Arnold and the American Revolution (New York: Viking, 1999) (some Boston, e.g., Chapter "17. Boston, March, 1777") (Arnold, Benedict;

United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Harris, Stanley. Evacuation Day: A Boy's Trip Through Time to George Washington's Victory (Critical Choices, 2009) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (time travel--11-year old; Lexington; Evacuation)


Hastings, Brooke [pseud.]. So Sweet a Sin (New York: Harlequin Books, 1989) (romance) (Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Hawkins, Karen. Catherine and the Pirate (New York: Avon, 2002) (Secondary (senior high) school) (Heroine from proper Boston family, though most action elsewhere; Revolution) (Pirates;

Man-woman relationships; Savanah (Ga.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. "Drowne's Wooden Image." Mosses from an Old Manse (2 vols. London: Wiley & Putnam, 1846. 2:59-73[Google Books]) (Long Wharf)

-----. Legends of the Province House (From 1698 to 1776 the seat of British Governor) in Twice-Told Tales (Boston : American Stationers Co., 1837; Boston, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851.

A new ed. [Google Books 1882 ed.]): I. "Howe's Masquerade" (Howe, William; Siege; March 1776; Governors of Massachusetts Colony), II. "Edward Randolph's Portrait," III. "Lady Eleanore's
Mantle," IV. "Old Esther Dudley."

-----. "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" ( The Snow-Image, and Other Tales . London : H.G. Bohn, 1851[Google Books 1883 Complete Works](1730; Mobs; Pre-Revolution)

-----. Septimius Felton, or The Elixir of Life (Boston : J.R. Osgood, 1872 [Google Books]) (Concord, 1775) (Google Books)

Hayes, John T. Neither Death nor Glory: The O'Bannion Saga (Fort Lauderdale, Fl.: Saddlebag Press, 2001) (Revolution) (Boston (Mass.)--History--Siege, 1775-76)

Helfrich Park Middle School (Evansville, Ind.). Cows on the Tracks! ([Evansville, Ind.]: Helfrich Park Middle School, 1992) (Juvenile) (Series: Pick-a-path unforgettable trips series, bk. 1;

"The reader is able to choose different endings to the story of a class field trip to Boston which takes them back in time to Revolutionary War days." WorldCat) (School field trips --
Massachusetts -- Boston; Time travel; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

Hemphill, Kris. A Secret Party in Boston Harbor (Mysteries in Time) (New York: Silver Moon Press, 1998) (Elementary and junior high school)(Boston Tea Party--1773) (Amazon and Google Books)

Henty, George Alfred. True to the Old Flag: A Tale of the American War of Independence (London; Glasgow; Dublin: Blackie & Son, 1884 [Google Books 1885 ed.]) (Juvenile) ("Chapter IV. The

Fight at Lexington"; "Chapter V. Bunker's Hill"; mainly elswehere; British army perspective) (Children --Conduct of life; Conduct of life; Farms; Battles; Indians of North America; Soldiers; Voyages
and travels; Adventure and adventurers; War) (Google Books)

Hilz, Tammy. Once an Angel (New York: Zebra, 2001) (romance; English heroine's unloved Medford/Boston fiancé, Tory loyalist; 1760s; pirate lover) (Amazon)

Hochstetler, J. M. Daughter of Liberty (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2004) (Lexington and Concord; Bunker Hill) (Revolution; Young women; Women spies) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Native Son (Book 2, American Patriot Series) (Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, 2005) (partly spying in Boston duirng seige) (Amazon and Google Books)

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, James M Bugbee, and N L Frothingham. Memorial. Bunker Hill, 1775, June 17th, 1875 (Boston: J.R. Osgood & Co., 1875) (16 pages) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass.,

1775; Poetry, American; United States -- History -- Revolution -- Military, 1775, June 17 -- Bunker Hill)


PERIOD) (Google Books) (

Hoppus [us. listed under Marks], Mary A. M. A Great Treason: A Story of the War of Independence (London: Macmillan and Co., 1883 Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 [Google Books]) (some Boston

chapters) (United States -- History -- Revolution; Arnold, Benedict)

Hotchkiss, Chauncey Crafts. In Defiance of the King: A Romance of the American Revolution (New York: D. Appleton, 1895 [Google Books]) (First part Boston and environs) (United States --

History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Howard, Hayden. "The Dipping of the Candlemaker." Ellery Quenn's Mystery Magazine, 1954. Rept. in Murder and Mystery in Boston, ed. Carol-Lyn Rössel Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank

McSherry, Jr. (New York: Dember Books, 1987): 38-57) (Boston 1722; Benjamin Franklin)

Hughes, Arthur J. Crispus Attucks (Manhasset [N.Y.]: Lion & Lamb Press, 2002) (Attucks, Crispus; Boston Massacre, 1770; Slavery) (Amazon)

Hughes, Richard. Bound for Boston (Bloomington, Minn.: Abdo & Daughters; Minneapolis, Minn.: Distributed by Rockbottom Books, 1989) (Juvenile) (Revolution; Tea party; Paul Revere; John

Hancock) (Time travel) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ingraham, J[oseph]. H[olt]. Fleming Field, or, The Young Artisan: A Tale of the Days of the Stamp Act (New York: Burgess, Stringer, 1845) (Revolution) (Stamp Act, 1765)

-----. The Flying Fish, or, Running the Blockade of Boston Harbor: A Stirring Story of Revolutionary Times (New York: Camp-Fire Library Co., 1877) (Blockade; United States -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston Harbor (Mass.))

-----. Neal Nelson, or The Siege of Boston (Boston: Henry L. Williams, 1845) (Siege, 1775-1776)

Iron, N[athaniel]. C[olchester]. Agnes Falkland: A Story of Continental Times (New York: Beadle and Adams, Publishers, 1862) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Bunker Hill, Battle

of, Boston, Mass., 1775; Canadian Invasion, 1775-1776) (Pub/ Des., Harper's Weekly 4 Oct. 1862 [Son of the South; accessed 30 Mar. 2008])

Irving, Washington. "The Devil and Tom Walker." (1830?) (The Works of Washington Irving Vol. 4 The Traveller The Jenson Society, 1907: 449-69 [Google Books]) (Boston and Charles River basin;

1727; see Strand, John, Tom Walker: A Play) (BOSTON; DEVIL; MONEY; SMOKING)

James, Norma Wood. Dawn at Lexington (New York: Longmans, Green, 1957) (Juvenile) (Boston-bookseller apprentice; Cambridge; New York) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Jarrett, Miranda. Moonlight (New York: Pocket Books, 1999) (romance) (Dressmakers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Ship captains;Love stories; Historical fiction; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)

J[ohnnot], A[ndrew]. A poem on the rebuke of God's hand in the awful desolation made by fire in the town of Boston, on the 20th day of March, 1760, by which, in about 6 or 7 hours, between

three and four hundred buildings were consumed:--to which is added, some brief hints on the great conflagration ... (Boston: Printed and sold at Fowle & Draper's printing-office, in
Marlborough-Street., 1760 [A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston Containing Miscellaneous Records (Boston: Municipal Printing Office, 1900: 88) [Google Books] ) (1
page) (Fires -- Poetry; Fires -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fires -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Religious aspects; Boston (Mass.) -- Fire, 1760)

Judd, Denis. Return to Treasure Island (London: Joseph, 1978) (part set in Boston around Tea Party) (Buried treasure; Pirates) (Google Books)

Kamensky, Jane and Jill Lepore. Blindspot: By a Gentleman in Exile and a Lady in Disguise (New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2008) (murder; sex; abolitionists; Revolutionary Boston--1764) (Painters;

Exiles; Scots -- New York; Scots -- United States -- History -- 18th century) (Book Web Site, Amazon)

Kauffmann, Reginald Wright. Spanish Dollars: Being Further Passages from the Memoirs of Nicholas Rowntree, These Relating Chiefly to the American Colonists' Expedition against Louisburg,

Cape Breton, A. D. 1745 (Philadlephia: The Penn Publishing Co., 1925) (Harvard student hero [Bail 345]) (Louisbourg (N.S.) -- History -- Siege, 1745) (Google Books)

Keyes, J. Gregory. Newton's Cannon (New York: Ballantine Pub. Group, 1998) (Series: Age of unreason, bk. 1) (in part, Benjamin Franklin in Boston alternate 1715; fantasy)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Kneeland, John. An Elegy, Occasioned by the Melancholly Catastrophe, which happen'd in the night of the 10th. of August, 1774 ([Boston]: Sold at the printing-office in Milk-Street [by John

Kneeland], [1774]) (42 lines) (Elegiac poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Fires and fire prevention; Fires -- Massachusetts)

Knipe, Emilie Benson and Alden Arthur Knipe. A Maid of '76 (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915 [Google Books] ) (Boston and environs; London; 1775-76) ((United States -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Lake, Deryn. The Governor's Ladies (London: Allison & Busby, 2005) (1775; Thomas Gage; Margaret Gage; Slave girl) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lavallee, Ed and Grant Bond. Revere: Revolution in Silver (Fort Lee, NJ: Archaia Studio P, 2007) (Revere, Paul, 1735-1818; Supernatural; Murder; Werewolves; Good and evil; War; Demons; Battles;

Enemies; Eighteenth century; Boston; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Fantasy comic books, strips, etc.; Comic books, strips, etc.; Graphic novels) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lawrence, Mildred. Touchmark (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975) (Juvenile) (Boston Tea Party; Paul Revere's ride) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Orphans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lawson, Robert. Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of Certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere, Esq., as Recently Revealed by his Horse, Scheherazade, Late Pride of His Royal

Majesty's 14th Regiment of Foot (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1953) (Elementary and junior high school) (Revere, Paul; Revolution, 1775-1783; Horses) (Amazon and Google Books)

Levy, Harry and Nancy Grossman, Not Over Ten Inches High (New York, McGraw-Hill, 1968) (Juvenile) (1755) (Chimney sweeps; African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) --

History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Dogs) (Google Books)

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. "The Ballad of the French Fleet. October, 1746." In Poems of the "Old South" (Boston: W. F. Gill , 1877: 21-30 [Google Books]) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.)

-- Poetry) (Edwin D Mead, Context, The Old South Leaflets (Boston: Old South Meeting House, 1903: 16) [Google Books])

Lowell, Robert. My Kinsman, Major Molineux. In The Old Glory (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965: 61-114, rev. ed. 1968) (play version, with changes and additions, of Hawthorne's story of

Boston mob in 1730; see above)

Lussier, Paul. The Last Refuge of Scoundrels: A Revolutionary Novel (New York: Warner, 2001) (comic novel; Boston whore masterminds revolution; John Hancock, Samuel Adams, etc.)

(Washington, George, -- 1732-1799; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 1775-1783, Revolution) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lutz, Norma Jean. Maggie's Choice (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour, 1998) (Subtitle :Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening added for Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1998 edition.)

(Juvenile--ages 8-12) (1743-44) (Great Awakening; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Maggie's Dare: The Great Awakening 1744 (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour, 2005) (Ages 4-8) (1744; Slavery; 12-year-old Boston heroine) (Great Awakening; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial

period, ca. 1600-1775; Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Smallpox Strikes!: Cotton Mather's Bold Experiment (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour, 1998) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (1721) (Smallpox; Fathers and sons; Stepfathers) (Amazon and Google Books)

MacDonald, Donna B. The Reluctant Spy ( [S.l.] : 1st Books, 2000) (Sam Adams; General Gage) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books)

Maderich, Robin [pseud. of Celia Ashley]. Faith and Honor (New York: Warner Books, 1989) (romance; Loyalists; Boston widow) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Maillet, Antonine. Trans. Philip Stratford. Pélagie: The Return to a Homeland 1979 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982) (ten-year trek, 1760s-70s; Acadians return journey from Georgia; one scene

Boston, persecution by Tories) (Amazon and Google Books)

Martin, William. Citizen Washington : A Novel (New York : Warner Books, 1999) (some Boston, mainly seige of 1775-76) (Washington, George; Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775;

United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; United States -- History -- 1783-1815; Presidents -- United States; Generals) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mason, Connie. Promise Me Forever (New York: Love Spell Books, 1998 c. 1992) (Revolution; Romance; Boston privateer) (Historical fiction; Privateering; Love stories) (Back Cover 1998 reprint

Amazon and Google Books)

Mason, F. Van Wyck. Eagle in the Sky (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1948) (some Boston; 1780-81; French army and navy; Physicians) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

(Amazon and Google Books

-----. Guns for Rebellion (New York; Doubleday, 1977) (hero, Charlestown native, divided loyalites; mainly Fort Ticonderoga guns to Boston) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

-----. Rivers of Glory (Philadelphia, New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1942) (partly Boston, e.g., Book One Part I Boston, 1778) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

-----. Three Harbours (Philadelphia and New York: Lippincott, 1938) (1774-75; partly siege of Boston) (Google Books)

Maxwell, William Hamilton. O'Hara; Or, 1798 (London: Andrews, 1825 [Google Books]) (pp. 14-87 Irish O'Hara in Boston May 1775-March 1776 as British officer) (Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of

1798; Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland)) (Google Books)

Mayrant, Drayton (a.k.a. Katherine Drayton Mayrant Simons). Always a River (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1956) (Haravrd educatecd Puritan from Dorchester goes to New Dorchester, South Carolina) (Google Books)

McGoldrick, May. Captured Dreams (New York: New American Library, 2003) (romance; pre-Revolution Boston) (Amazon)

McIntyre, John Thomas. The Young Continentals at Bunker Hill (Philadelphia: Penn. Pub. Co., 1914, ©1910) (Juvenile)

-----. The Young Continentals at Lexington

Mellen, Grenville. Ode for the Celebration of the Battle of Bunker-Hill, at the Laying of the Monumental Stone, June 17, 1825 (Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, 1825) (16 pages) (Bunker Hill, Battle of,

1775 -- Poetry; Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Review, The North American Review 22 (Jan, 1826): 209-12 [MOA, Cornell U Library; accessed 2 Apr. 2008])

Melmoth, Sydney. The Confessions of Cuthburt: A Ballad; Bunker Hill: A Poem; Migration: A Poem (Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1827 [Google Books])

Miles, Margaret. Charlotte Willett, in 1760s Massachusetts, in the Bracebridge mystery series

-----. A Mischief in the Snow (New York: Bantam Books, 2001) (Winter 1766; counterfeiting) (Embezzlement) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. No Rest for the Dove (New York: Bantam Books, 2000) (Summer 1765; Visitor from Italy; Stamp Act) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Too Soon for Flowers (New York: Bantam, 1999) (Spring 1764; Bostonians move to Bracebridge for safety; Smallpox vaccination) (Smallpox) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A Wicked Way to Burn (New York: Bantam Books, 1998) (1763; fictional New England village of Bracebridge outside of Boston; Witchcraft accusations) (Amazon and Google Books)

Miller, Susan Martins. The Boston Massacre (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour & Co., 1998) (Elementary and junior high school) (Boston Massacre, 1770; Brothers and sisters; Christian life) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Boston Revolts! (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour Pub., 1998) (children 9-12) (Christmas 1764) (Brothers and sisters; Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Lizzie and the Redcoat: Stirrings of Revolution in the American Colonies (Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour, 2006) (Elementary and junior high school ) (1765) (Revolution) (Compassion;

Christian life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Lydia the Patriot: The Boston Massacre (Ulrichsville, Ohio: Barbour Pub., 2004) (Juvenile--ages 8-12) (Teenage girls; Boston Massacre, 1770) (Google Books)

Mills, Jane Johnston. First Cap'n General of Liberty Tree: A Biographical Novel Based on the Life of Ebenezer Mackintosh, 18th Century Boston Shoemaker (La Jolla, Calif.:

Jupiter Books, 1979) (Stamp Act; Revolution) (Shoemakers; Mackintosh, Ebenezer: Boston Tea Party, 1773) (Google Books)

Morgan, Ollie. Shed No Tears (New York, N.Y.: Writers Club Press, 2003) (One major character Boston rebel) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google Books))

Morris, Gilbert. The Gentle Rebel (Minneapolis, Minn.: Bethany House, 1988) (Lexington to Bunker Hill) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Winslow family (Fictitious characters);

American loyalists) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Sound the Trumpet (Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1995) (Series: The Liberty Bell, Book 1; partly Boston in revolutionary times; Christian themed) (Indentured servants; United States -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783; Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Amazon and Google Books)

Morton, Sarah Wentworth. Beacon Hill: A Local Poem, Historic and Descriptive (Boston: Manning and Loring, 1797) (56 pages) (Angela Vietto, Women and Authorship in Revolutionary

America: 140 [Google Books])

Moss, Narissa. Emma's Journal, The Story of a Colonial Girl (San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1999) (Juvenile--grades 3-5) (Boston 1774-76)) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Spy stories; Diaries)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Neal, John. "Bunker's Hill." In Songs, Odes, and Other Poems, on National Subjects, Compiled from Various Sources. Part third--military, ed. William McCarty (Philadelphia: Wm. McCarty, 1842. 3

v: 95-97 [Google Books]) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry)

Nelson, James L. The Blackbirder: Book Two of the Brethren of the Coast (New York: William Morrow, 2001) (mainly Virginia or at sea, but lots of Boston; Africans) (Virginia -- History -- Colonial

period, ca. 1600-1775; Williamsburg (Va.); Slave insurrections; Pirates; Marlowe, Thomas (Fictitious character); Pirates: Slave trade; Plantation owners) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Maddest Idea (New York: Pocket Books, 1997) (Series: Revolution at sea, 2; Isaac Biddlecomb series, 2) (in part siege of Boston) ( Washington, George, 1732-1799; United States.

Navy -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Biddlecomb, Isaac; Sailors -- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Voyages and travels, American -- Bermuda Islands -- 18th century;
Bermuda Islands -- History -- 18th century; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations; United States -- History, Naval -- 18th century; United States --
History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, 1600-1775) (Amazon)

Nigro, Don. Horrid Massacre in Boston (New York: Samuel French, Inc., 2000) (dark comedy) (Historical drama, American; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston (Mass.) --

Drama; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama) (Google Books)

Niles, Nathaniel. The American Hero: A Sapphick Ode [new subtitle in later editions: Made on the Battle of Bunker-Hill, and the Burning of Charlestown] (Norwich, Conn.: The Author, 1775)

(Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry) (Google Books)

Norman, Diana. A Catch of Consequence (London: HarperCollins, 2002) (romance; starts in 1765 Boston) (Revolution, 1775-1783; London; Americans (England); Upperclass families) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Olasky, Susan. Will Northaway & the Quest for Liberty (Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books, 2004) (Juvenile) (Pre-Revolutionary War Boston) (United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775;

Fathers and sons; Father-son relationship; United States -- History -- 1600-1775, Colonial period) (Amazon and Google Books)

Otis, James (pseud. of James Otis Kaler). Boston Boys of 1775, or, When We Besieged Boston (Boston: Dana Estes, 1900) (Juvenile) (two spies)

----. The Boy Spies at the Battle of Bunker Hill: A Story of the Siege of Boston (New York: A.L. Burt Company, 1898) (same book as With Warren at Bunker Hill) (Young men -- Conduct of life;

Conduct of life; Spies -- United States -- History -- 18th century; Imprisonment; Escapes; Friendship; Courage; Child soldiers -- United States -- History -- 18th century;
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775)

-----. The Minute Boys of Boston (Boston: Dana Estes, 1910 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (Revolution, 1775-1783)

-----. Neal, the Miller: A Son of Liberty (Boston: Estes and Lauriet, 1895 [Google Books] (Google Books)

-----. The Signal Boys of '75; a Tale of Boston During the Siege (Boston: Estes and Lauriet, 1897 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Revolution, 1775-1783)

-----. Under the Liberty Tree: A Story of the "Boston Massacre." (Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1896) (Juvenile) (Google Books)

----- (also under J.O. Kaler). With Warren at Bunker Hill: A Story of the Siege of Boston. How Ben Scarlett Escaped from Boston Town (New York: A. L. Burt, 1898)

Overfield, Joan. The Cabinetmaker's Daughter (New York, NY : Warner Books, 1988) (Romance: " Blueblooded daughter of a royal cabinetmaker is sent to Boston to conduct business with a

potential supplier." [source?]) (Google Books) [Check to see if this is 19th c.]

Parshall, Craig and Janet. Sons of Glory (Eugene, Or.: Harvest House Publishers, 2008) (Boston Massacre and defense of soldiers) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Adams, John: Lawyers) (Amazon)

Poe, Marshall. illus. Leland Purvis. Sons of Liberty (New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2008) (teenage hero; Boston 1768+) (Sons of Liberty -- Comic books, strips, etc.; Fathers and sons --

Comic books, strips, etc.; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Amazon)

Pollard, Josephine. (H.W. McVikar, illus) The Boston Tea Party, December 1773 (New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1882 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Wit and humor, Juvenile; Tea -- Juvenile

poetry; Taxation -- Juvenile poetry; Revolutions -- Juvenile poetry; Boston Tea Party, 1773 -- Juvenile poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile poetry)

Pottle, Russell A. Patriot Royal (Williamsburg, Va.: Chestnut Hill Pub., 1996) (wealthy Bostonian Charles Royal joins rebels) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon)

Rafferty, S. S. "The Massachusetts Peep-O'Night" (1984). Rept. in Murder and Mystery in Boston, ed. Carol-Lyn Rössel Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank McSherry, Jr. (New York: Dember

Books, 1987): 74-98 (5 March 1772 (two-year memorial of Massacre; con-woman posing as royalty)

Rand, Edward A. Fifer-boy of the Boston Siege (Boston: A.I. Bradley & Co., 1900)(Revolution, 1775-1783; Sieges)

Rappaport, Doreen. The Boston Coffee Party (New York: Harper & Row, 1988). (Juvenile--grades K-3) (Revolution) (Amazon and Google Books)

Reeman, Kimberly Jordan. Coronach (UK: Gardners Books/Author House 2007) (mainly elsewhere but c. pp. 650-700 set in Revolutionary Boston; siege; Bunker Hill) (Amazon and Google Books)

Reit, Seymour. Guns for General Washington (San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990) (Elementary and junior high school) (1775; "transporting 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to

Boston") (Knox, Henry; Revolution, 1775-1783; Fort Ticonderoga) (Amazon and Google Books)

Revere, Paul. "Unhappy Boston." ( Poems of American History. Ed. Burton Egbert Stevenson. Houghton Mifflin, 1908: 134) (poem beneath famous engraving [Son of the South, accessed 3 Jul. 2009];

Boston Massacre)

Rice, Patricia. Rebel Dreams (New York: Penguin, 1991) (romance; heroine, Boston warehouse owner; hero, British ship captain; Revolutionary period) (Summary, FictionDB, accessed 26 Jun. 2008)

Rich, Elisha. A Poem on the Late Distress of the Town of Boston With some Remarks of the sudden Flight of the Ministerial Troops, after plundering and Destroying the Property of the Worthy

Inhabitants, they left the town in the greatest confusion imaginable, not allowing themselves time to take with them great part of their Warlike Stores, In short, they fled like
Murderer's pursued by the Hand of Justice (Chelmsford, Mass.: Printed and sold at N. Coverly's printing-office, 1776 [American Memory, accessed 31 Mar. 2008]) (45 stanzas; one-page
broadside; George Washington) (Boston (Mass.) -- Siege, 1775-1776; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry)(Juvenile) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775) (Google

Richmond, Robert P. Powder for Bunker Hill (Philadelphia: Macrae Smith, 1968) (Juvenile) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775) (Google Books)

Rinaldi, Ann. The Fifth of March (San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1993) (Young Adult) (Boston Massacre: Rachel Marsh, 14-year-old indentured servant in the John and

Abigail Adams household, is embroiled in Revolutionary unrest) (Boston Massacre; Indentured servants; Adams, John; Adams; Abigail) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phillis Wheatley (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1996) (Juvenile--grade 7+) (fictionalized biography) (Wheatley, Phillis; African

Americans; Women poets; Slaves; Poets; Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Secret of Sarah Revere (Juvenile) (San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1995) (Young Adult) (Revere, Paul; Spies; Silversmiths; Fathers and daughters) (Amazon and Google Books)

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis. Lydia Bailey (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1947) (partly, Maine lawyer in 1799-1800 Boston fighting Alien and Sedition laws; mainly, Haiti; 1952 film) (United States -- History

-- Constitutional period, 1789-1809; Haiti -- History -- Revolution, 1791-1804; Tripoli (Libya); Slave trade) (Google Books)

-----. Northwest Passage (Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1937) (narrator artist and Harvard student; some Boston scenes; Chapters II and III Harvard 1759 [Bail 346])

(United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763; Rogers, Robert; Rogers' Rangers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Oliver Wiswell (New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1940) (Loyalists in Boston during Revolution and elsewhere; 1775-83) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Amazon and Google


Robinson, [Mrs.] J[ohn]. H[ovey]. The Boston Conspiracy or, The Royal Police. A Tale of 1773-75 (Boston: Dow & Jackson, 1847) (Revolution, 1775-1783)

-----. Evelyn, the Child of the Revolution. A Romance of Real Life (Boston: Hotchkiss, 1850) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

-----. The Rebel Spy; or, The King's Volunteers. A Romance of the Siege of Boston (Boston: F. Gleason's Pub. Hall, 1852)

Robinson, Gertrude. Sons of Liberty (New York: Dutton, 1941) (Juvenile) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Rowson, Susanna. The Fille de Chambre: A Novel (Philadelphia: Printed for H. & P. Rice, 1794) (partly Boston/Nantasket/Hingham in Revolutionary War period) ( (Des., Elias Nason, A

Memoir of Mrs. Susanna Rowson (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell, 1870: 55-57 [Google Books]) and Brief Des., Cathy N. Davidson, Introduction," Charlotte Temple (New York: Oxford U P, 1986:
xx-xxi [Google Books])

Russell, Ezekiel. An Elegiac Poem, composed on the never-to-be-forgotten terrible and bloody battle fought at an intrenchment on Bunker-Hill ... (Salem [Mass.]: N.E. Printed and sold by E.

Russell, next to John Turner, Esq; in the Main-street. 1775) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; Bunker
Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; Warren, Joseph; Acrostics) (Google Books and Photo of the Acrostic, Sarah J. Purcell, Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary
America (Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2002: 34) [Google Books])

Rutledge, Adam. Sons of Liberty (Canaan, N.Y.: Book Creations, 1992. Edition: Bantam ed.) (series: Patriots 1; Boston 1773-75) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Sage, Agnes Carr. illus. Mabel L Humphrey A Little Daughter of the Revolution: A Story of the Boys and Girls of '76 (New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1899) (Juvenile)

(Children -- Conduct of life; Loyalty; Brothers and sisters; Parent and child; Tea; Friendship; Courtship; Attempted assassination; Eavesdropping; Boston Tea Party, 1773;
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

Sargent, Winthrop. Boston: A Poem (Boston: Hosea Sprague, 1803) (Google Books)

Savage, Josephine. Gunpowder Girl (New York: J. Day Co., 1958) (In 1775 a teenage girl in Boston becomes involved in a plot to secretly manufacture gunpowder

for the rebels.) (Revolution, 1775-1783)

Sears, Margaret L. Menotomy: Romance of 1776 (Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1908) (Battles of Lexington and Concord) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; Arlington (Mass.) -- History --

Revolution, 1775-1783; Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783) (Brief Summary, The Bookman Feb. 1909: 623 [Google Books])

Sedgwick, Catharine Maria. The Linwoods: or, "Sixty years since" in America (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1835 [Google Books]) (Boston and elsewhere) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston (Mass.)

-- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; New York; American loyalists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Shaara, Jeff. Rise to Rebellion: A Novel of the American Revolution (New York: Ballantine, 2001) (March 1770 [Boston Massacre] - July 4, 1776; partly Boston) (Adams, John, 1735-1826; Adams,

Abigail Smith, 1744-1818; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787; Boston Massacre, 1770; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
1783; Biographical novels) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sidney, Margaret. A Little Maid of Boston Town (Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1910) (Juvenile) (John Hancock; Henry Knox) (Google Books)

Smythe, Samuel [pseud. of Rufus Dawes]. Strokes and Strictures (Boston: Office of the New England Galaxy, 1800) (Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Poetry)

Sommerfield, Sylvie. Night Star (New York: Pinnacle Books, 1992) (romance; Revolution; 1769) (United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Boston (Mass.) -- History --

Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Google Books)

Sorensen, A. A. Turner's Words: Achieving Freedom (Infinity Publishing, 2005) (1772-89; partly in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sparks, Kerrlyn. For Love or Country (New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2002) (Romance; Boston patriot disguises as loyalist to spy on British) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston (Mass.) -- History --

Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775) (Amazon and Google Books)

Springer, Mary Elizabeth. Lady Hancock: A Story of the American Revolution (New York: I.H. Blanchard, 1900 [Google Books]) (Chapter VI Evacuation of Boston, Chapter XII Dark Day in Boston,

Chapter XXXV Boston) (United States -- History -- Revolution; Hancock, Dorothy (Quincy), -- 1750-1828) ()

Stanley, Diane. Joining the Boston Tea Party (New York: HarperCollins, 2001) (Juvenile) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston Tea Party) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stephens, Amanda. Freedom at Any Price: March 1775-April 19, 1775 (New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2003) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (PBS animated series; in part Paul Revere's ride and Lexington and

Concord) (United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; African Americans) (Amazon)

-----. Justice for All: December 5, 1773-September 5, 1774 (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2003) (Elementary and junior high school) (Adams, John; Adams, Sam; Franklin, Benjamin)

(Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston Tea Party; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stephens, Robert. The Road to Paris: A Story of Adventure (Boston: L.C. Page, 1898 [Google Books]) (includes the Battle of Bunker Hill and siege) (Revolution, 1775-1783) (Google Books)

Stephenson, Neal. Quicksilver (New York: William Morrow, 2003) (mainly Europe but opens on Boston Common, October 12, 1713, with "Enoch in Boston" and headings like Charlestown Ferry and

Newtowne [Cambridge] ) (Adventure stories; Seventeenth century; Eighteenth century; Scientists; Alchemists; Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714; Rogues and vagabonds; Puritans)
(Amazon and Google Books)

Sterman, Betsy. illus. Marc Scott. Escape to Danger (Parsippany, NJ: Celebration Press, 2005) (Juvenile) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775)

Stevens, Augusta De Grasse. Old Boston: An American Historical Romance (London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1884) ("founded on the events just preceding the siege of Boston and

the declaration of American Independence" [Black 279]) (Helen C. Black,Brief Summary/Review, Notable Women Authors of the Day (London: Maclaren, 1906: 279-80) [Internet Archive])

Stone, Irving. Those Who Love: A Biographical Novel of John and Abigail Adams (Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1965) (Adams, Abigail; Presidents' spouses; Married people; Presidents; Adams,

John) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Oldtown Folks (Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1869 [Internet Archive]) (Boston and area) (Women; Spinsters) (Google Books)

Strand, John. Tom Walker: A Play (Woodstock, Ill.: Dramatic Pub., 2002) (Boston, 1727) (light-hearted, entertaining play about the village idiot, based on Washington Irving story) (Dolores Whiskeyman,

Review, Curtain Up 2001 [accessed 1 Mar. 2008])

Stratemeyer, Edward. The Minute Boys of Bunker Hill (Boston: Page Co. Publishers, 1899) (Juvenile) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

(Amazon 1998 reprint and Google Books)

Taylor, Benjamin F. A Poem: "Mary Butler's Ride" ([New Hampshire?]: Miss [Lilli]an [?] Kendall, printer., [1874?] [Complete Poetical Works (Chicago: S. C. Griggs, 1886: 140-47) [Google Books])

(Eastman, Mary Butler; Eastman, Ebenezer; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; New Hampshire -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; United States -- History --
Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry) (Google Books)

Thompson, Paul B. Liberty's Son: A Spy Story of the American Revolution (Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2009) (Elementary and junior high school) (Pharmacists; Boston (Mass.) --

History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Spies; Church, Benjamin, -- 1734-1778; Boston Tea Party, 1773) (Google Books)

Tiatorio, Anthony. Shedding Grace: The Story of a Young American's Search For Justice (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2006) (contradictions between Revolutionary fight for liberty and slavery; Boston

merchant) (Amazon and Google Books)

Tilton, Dwight [pseud. for Wilder Dwight Quint?]. My Lady Laughter: A Romance of Boston Town in the Days of the Great Siege (Boston: C.M. Clark Pub. Co., 1904 [Internet Archive])(Siege, 1775-

1776; Revolution--1775-1783)

Tinney, Janet. Bunker Hill: A Novel (Nashville: Highland Books, 2000) (Revolution, 1775-1783; Bunker Hill, Battle of, 1775; Warren, Joseph; Physicians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Trease, Geoffrey. Danger in the Wings (London: Hodder Children's, 1997) (juvenile; Revolutionary times; Boston actor goes to England; mystery) (Google Books)

Trottier, Maxine. By the Standing Stone (Toronto: Stoddart Kids, 2000) (Juvenile: grades 7-8) (Series: Circle of silver chronicles, 2) (Brothers and sisters; Teenage boys; Teenage girls;

Voyages and travels; Kidnapping; Interracial friendship; Oneida Indians; Boston Tea Party, 1773)

Tyler, Royall. The Algerine Captive or, The Life and Adventures of Doctor Updike Underhill, Six Years a Prisoner among the Algerines (Walpole, N.H.: Carlisle, 1797 [Internet Archive 1816 ed.)

(some Boston, e.g., Chapters "I The Author giveth an Account of his gallant Ancestor, Captain John Underhill, his Arrival in Massachusetts, and Persecution by the first Settlers," "II The Author
rescueth from Oblivion a valuable Manuscript Epistle, reflecting great Light on the Judicial Proceedings, in the first Settlement of Massachusetts: Apologizeth for the Persecutors of his Ancestor," "XVI
Doctor Underhill visiteth Boston, " and "XVII. The Author inspects the Museum at Harvard College") (NOVEL; ALGERIA; FARM LIFE; ISLAM; MEDICINE; PIRATES & PIRACY;
SLAVERY; TEACHING; Americans -- Algeria; Slavery -- Africa, North; Algeria -- Description and travel; New England -- Social life and customs) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ukers, William H. Rosemary and Briar Sweet: An Eighteenth Century Romance of John Company and Young America (New York: Tea and Coffee Trade Journal Co., 1947) (Juvenile)

(Boston Tea Party, 1773)

Van Nuys, Joan. Beloved Deceiver (New York: Avon Books, 1994) (Present: Boston 1765; pirate crime--twenty years earlier; Romance) (Revenge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Warren, Mercy Otis. The group: as lately acted, and to be re-acted, to the wonder of all superior intelligences, nigh head-quarters at Amboyne the author has thought proper to borrow the

following spirited lines from a late celebrated poet, and offer to the public by way of prologue, which cannot fail of pleasing at this crisis (Boston: Printed and sold by Edes and Gill, 1775)
(15 pages; anti-Royalists political satire) (Boston (Mass.) -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Anecdotes; United States -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama) (Alice Brown, Detailed Discussion, Mercy Warren
(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1896: 164-73) [Google Books])

-----. The Motley Assembly (Boston: Printed and sold by Nathaniel Coverly, 1779 [Richard Seltzer; accessed 31 Mar. 2008]) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776 --

Anecdotes; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama) (Google Books)

Washington, Martha [pseud. of Leonard Deming]. Battle of Bunker Hill: and Saw Ye my Hero George ([Boston]: Sold at east end Faneuil Hall--Boston., [between 1810 and 1830?] [American Memory,

Library of Congress; accessed 3 Apr. 2008]) (two poems; song sheets) (Washington, George; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; Monmouth, Battle of, Freehold, N.J., 1778 --
Poetry; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns)

Webb, Robert N. We Were There at the Boston Tea Party ( New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1956) (juvenile) (Boston Tea Party, 1773)

Weitzman, David. Old Ironsides: Americans Build a Fighting Ship (Boston: : Houghton Mifflin, 1997) (Juvenile: ages 9-12) (lightly fictionalized account of building of U.S.S. Constitution) (Constitution

(Frigate)) (Amazon and Google Books)

White, Capers. The British Are Coming (New York: Scholastic, 2002) (Revere, Paul: Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

Wibberley, Leonard. John Treegate's Musket (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1986) (Juvenile) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wray, Kent W. Jeremy and the Redcoats (Kalamazoo, Mich.: RBM Ministries, 1997) (Juvenile) (United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-

1783; Boston (Mass.) -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

Wyckoff, Nicholas Elston. The Braintree Mission: A Fictional Narrative of London and Boston, 1770-1771 (New York: Macmillan, 1957)(Pitt, William; Adams, John; Statesmen; Presidents) (Google


18th-19th Century

Benchley, Nathaniel. Portrait of a Scoundrel (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1979) (partly, Boston; capitalistic land speculation in the aftermath of the Revolution; c. 1790-1830; based on historical

character) (Greenleaf, James) (Amazon and Google Books)

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Boston. Sicut Patribus, sit deus nobis ... Read in Faneuil Hall, on the Centennial Anniversary of the Destruction of the Tea, December 16, 1873 (Boston: Beacon Press,

1873 [The Complete Works (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1918. 9: 212-16) [Google Books]) (Poetry of places; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; Boston Tea Party,
1773 -- Anniversaries, etc. --Poetry)

Garwood, Julie. Rebellious Desire (New York: Pocket Books, 1986) (romance; set in England 1802; heroine raised for 14 years in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

19th Century

Abbott, Jacob. Caleb in Town: A Story for Children (Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1839 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Christian life; Boys -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life;

City and town life; Uncles; Quarreling; Responsibility; Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel) (Google Books)

-----. Marco Paul's Adventures in Pursuit of Knowledge: City of Boston (Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1845 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (tourist Boston and history)

Adams, Henry. (See McDowell, Katherine Sherwood Bonner.) The Radical Club: A Poem, Respectfully Dedicated to "the Infinite" ([Boston: s.n., 1875 or 1876]) (Radical Club (Boston, Mass.);

Religious disputations -- Poetry)

Adamson, Mary Jo. The Blazing Tree: A Michael Merrick Mystery (New York: Signet: New American Library, 2000) (detective, a Boston police newpaper reporter) (Reporters and reporting --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Shakers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Murder -- Investigation -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Arson investigation -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- History)
(Back Cover Amazon and Google Books [Error--brief summary is of next book.])

-----. The Elusive Voice: A Michael Merrick Mystery (New York: Signet: New American Library, 2001) (Reporters and reporting -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Psychic ability; Murder -- Investigation --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- History) (Amazon and Google Books)

African Society (Boston, Mass.). Grand and Splendid Bobalition of Slavery, and "Great Annibersary Fussible," by the Africum Shocietee of Bosson ([Boston: Flying Booksellers, 1822] [Donald M.

Jacobs, ed., Courage and Conscience: Black & White Abolitionists in Boston (Bloomington: Indiana U P, 1993: 53) [Google Books]) (2nd ed.; This and the following Broadside are racist satiric
attacks.) (African Society (Boston, Mass.); African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston; African Americans -- Societies, etc.; African American wit and humor; Antislavery movements -- United
States; Boston (Mass.) in literature; English language -- Dialects -- United States; Festivals -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books, [accessed 4 Apr. 2008], and Elizabeth Rauh
Bethel, Brief Note, The Roots of African-American Identity (New York: Macmillan, 1998: 197 n. 15) [Google Books])

See Reply to the Grand and Splendid Bobalition of Slavery, Contained in a Letter ... (s.n., 1817 [one Reply, Library of Congress; accessed 4 Apr. 2008]) (Google Books) . See also Blubberlip, Cesar.

-----. Grand Bobalition of Slavery.: Grand and most helligunt Selebrashum of the Bobalition of Slabery in de Nited Tate ob Neu Englunt, and commonwet of Bosson in de country of Massa-

chuse-it ([Boston: African Society of Boston, 1819?] [Brown U, accessed 4 Apr. 2008]) (Phillis; African Society (Boston, Mass.); African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston; African
Americans -- Societies, etc.; African American wit and humor; Antislavery movements -- United States; Boston (Mass.) in literature; English language -- Dialects -- United States; Festivals --
Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books)

Aïdé, [Charles] Hamilton. A Voyage of Discovery: A Novel of American Society (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892 [Google Books]) (two of main characters, Harvard professor and a Boston

woman) (Brief Summary, Literary News Jun. 1892: 183 [Google Books])

Aimwell, Walter. The Aimwell Stories. Clinton: Or, Boy-life in the Country (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1853 [Internet Archive 1859 ed]) (Juvenile) (Massachusetts. -- State Reform School

(Westborough, Mass.); Children's stories; Boys -- Conduct of life; Brothers and sisters; Country life; Farm life; Prisons; Juvenile detention homes; Runaway children; Seafaring life; Boston (Mass.);
Maine) (Google Books)

-----. Oscar, or, The Boy Who Has His Own Way (Boston: Gould and Lincoln; New York: Sheldon, Lamport & Blakeman, 1855 [Internet Archive 1856 ed.]) (Juvenile) (Boys; Obedience; Conduct

of life; Boston (Mass.))

Alcott, Louisa May. "Kitty's Class Day" (1868) In Kitty's Class Day; Aunt Kipp; Psyche's Art (Boston: Loring, 1868 [Google Books 1888 ed.]) (Harvard; Bail 224-25) (Summary, Gregory Eiselein and

Anne K. Phillips The Louisa May Alcott Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 2001: 167) [Google Books])

-----. An Old-Fashioned Girl (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1870 [Google Books 1896 ed.]) (Country girl comes to the city) (Children; Conduct of life; Courtship;

Friendship; City and town life; Happiness; Wealth) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Work: A Story of Experience (Boston: Roberts Bros., 1873 [Google Books 1875 ed.]) (1873) (Genteel working woman in Boston) (Young women--employment) (Amazon and Google Books)

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. "An Ode on the Unveiling of the Shaw Memorial on Boston Common, May Thirty-First, 1897." (The Cruise of the Dolphin, Baby Bell, and Other Prose and Verse,

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1898: 28-30)

-----. "A Sea Turn" (Boston couple summering at Marblehead Neck) (Humor and satire; Fog, Yachts and yatching)

-----. "A Struggle for Life" (starts on Boston Common) (ROMANCE; SUPERNATURAL AND GHOST STORIES; DEATH; FUNERALS; GRAVES)

Alexander, David. "The Man Who Went to Taltavul's" (1956). Rept. in Murder and Mystery in Boston, ed. Carol-Lyn Rössel Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank McSherry, Jr. (New York: Dember

Books, 1987): 150-63) (19th century; Barnaby's Tavern, Milk Street; narrator influenced by Horatio Alger; John Parker, bodyguard who left unguarded Lincoln's Ford Theater box to get a drink
from Washington bar Tatavul's)

Alger, Horatio. Charlie Codman's Cruise: A Story for Boys (Boston: Loring, 1867 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (1860s; Charlie based in Boston) (Misers; Kidnapping; Ships; Criminals; Conduct of life;

Adventures and adventurers; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 1865) (Google Books)

-----. Do and Dare, or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune (New York: New York Book Company, 1909 [Project Gutenberg/UPenn text]) (Washington Street; Old South Church;

Parker House; Bunker Hill Monument; Tremont Street) (Conduct of life; Adventure and adventurers; Friendship; Colorado) (Amazon and Google Books)

Allen, Nancy Campbell. Faith of Our Fathers: A House Divided: A Novel (American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 2001) (One brother in Boston) (Civil War; Moromon families; Plantation life;

Southern states) (Amazon)

-----. Faith of Our Fathers: Through the Perilous Fight (Book 3) (American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 2003) (United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Mormon families; Plantation lives; Southern States; Boston (Mass.); Christian fiction; War stories -- Mormon authors)

Allen, Willis Boyd. The Northern Cross, or, Randolph's Last Year at the Boston Latin School (Boston: D. Lothrop Company, 1887 [Google Books]) (Christian life; Brothers and sisters; Cousins; Students;

Friendship; Diligence; Success; Military education) (Summary, pub. ad [Google Books])

Allston, Margaret (pseud. of Anna Farquhar Bergengren). Her Boston Experiences: A Picture of Modern Boston Society and People (Boston: L. C. Page, 1900 [Google Books]) (fiction?) (Bergengren,

Anna (Farquhar); Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel) (Google Books)

Anderson, Catherine. Cheyenne Amber (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1994) (romance; heroine Boston-born) (Cheyenne Indians; Colorado) (Amazon)

Anderson, Gabriella. A Matter of Convenience (New York: Zebra Books, 2000) (historical romance in Boston; 1st vol. in Destin Coin trilogy) (Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A Matter Of Honor: The Destiny Coin (New York: Zebra Books, 2001) (romance; heroine stowsaway on ship to Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century; Historical romances,

American) (Amazon)

Anonymous. Appeal of the Old Elm on Boston Common ([Boston: s.n., 1860]) (Trees -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Poetry)

-----. Bob Brooks in Boston: Or, The mystery of the Signet Ring. Bob Brooks Library 1893 (published by Lou H. Ostendorff, Jr.; Gary Hoppenstand The Dime Novel Detective, Bowling

Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press,1982: 198 [Google Books])

-----. The Boston Calamity ([Boston : s.n., 1872]) (Great Fire, Boston, Mass., 1872 -- Poetry; Fires -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry) [WorldCat entry]

-----. ... BOSTON DOUBLES; or, TRAPPING THE FAKE DETECTIVES," which will "be the next number (566) of "Secret Service." SPECIAL NOTICE:—All back numbers of this ...(Check

Hoppenstand Page 226 not available through Google Books)

-----. The Bradys and the Stolen Bonds; or, A Tangled Case from Boston. In Secret Service: Old and young King Brady Detectives 469 (Gary Hoppenstand, The Dime Novel Detective, Bowling

Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press,1982: 245 [Google Books])

-----. Carriers' address: To the patrons of the New-England palladium. Boston, January 1, 1829 (1 page praise of Boston, incorporating names of newspapers) (Boston: s.n., 1828) (Boston

(Mass.) -- Poetry)

-----. City Scavenger's New Year's Address, for 1831 ([Boston: s.n., 1830] [; accessed 4 Apr. 2008]) (broadside) (New Year in literature; Refuse collectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston --

Poetry) (Google Books)

-----. City Scavenger's New Year's Address, for 1837 ([Boston: s.n., 1836]) (New Year in literature; Refuse collectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston --


-----. The Devil's Levee in Boston ([Massachusetts? 184- -186-]) (Temperance -- Poetry; Poetry of places; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Poetry) (Google Books)

----. [Stimson, Alexander Lovett {see below for his "Easy Nat" novel}?] Easy Nat, or, Boston Bars and Boston Boys: A Tale of Home Trials (crime; temperance) (Boston: Redding, 1844) (Brief

Contemporary Summary, qted. in Richard D. Brown. Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865 [New York: Oxford UP, 1989: 232 (Google Books)])

-----. The Female Marine and Related Works: Narratives of Cross-dressing and Urban Vice in America's Early Republic . Ed. Daniel A Cohen (Amherst: University of

Massachusetts Press, 1997) (West End; African Americans; Lucy Brewer, fictional character) (War of 1812; Women merchant mariners; Didactic fiction; Women sailors; Transvestites; Prostitutes)
(UMass P. Des. and Debra M. O'Neal , "Urban Vice, Cross-Dressing, and Female Independence in the Early Republic", H-Net Online, Oct. 1998, accessed 2 Mar. 2008)

-----. Globe 'Surprise' Party, July 31st, 1875. The bill of fare, chart of Boston Harbor the poem, essays and lectures, and report of the cruise (The Globe 2 Aug. 1875) (Boston Harbor (Mass.) --

Poetry; Boston Harbor (Mass.) -- Description and travel)

-----. Grand Celebration of Bunker Hill Monument. June 17, 1843 ([Boston? 1843]) (includes poem(s) and Webster address) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, 1775 -- Poetry; Bunker Hill Monument (Boston,

Mass.) -- Poetry; Webster, Daniel)

-----. The "Hub of Hell" (Boston?: s.n., 186-?) (Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Humor) (1 page) (Google Books)

-----. The Imitators: A Poem of Boston Life (Boston: Cupples, Upham & Co., 1886) (152 pages) (Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- Poetry) (Brief Des., [accessed 2 Apr. 2008])

-----. "In a Fog". Atlantic Monthly 5.32 (June 1860): 649-57[Making Of America, Cornell U]) (crime/police, Boston 1857)

-----. Luke Lovell, the Widow's Son; or, The Adventures of a Young Gentleman from the State of Maine Who Went to Seek his Fortune in Boston (Boston: W. R. Davis, 1848) (City mystery stressing sexual and other traps)

----. Rambles about Boston; or, Efforts to Do Good (Boston: Heath & Graves, 1857) (Social life and customs; Christian life)

-----. The Scavenger's Address to his Employers (Boston : s.n., 1826) (1 page) (New Year in literature; Refuse collectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Officials and


-----. Squantum Festival! Or, Bobalition No. 2.: A dialogue between Scipio Smilax, Barber, & Mungo Meanwell, Bootblack ([Boston: African Society of Boston, 1821]) (satire by Afircan Americans

or satire against African Americans?) (African Society (Boston, Mass.); African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston; African Americans -- Societies, etc.; African American wit and humor;
Antislavery movements -- United States; Boston (Mass.) in literature; English language -- Dialects -- United States; Festivals -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Wood-engraving -- 19th century -- United

-----. With My Heart's Wish (London: Edwin J. Brett, 1892) ("Series: The English ladies novelettes, no. 56" WorldCat) (Boston (Mass.))

-----. Young Sleuth's Boston Haul; or, The Keen Detective's Great Find (Short story? listed The Dime Novel Detective Gary Hoppenstand, 1982: 147) [Check]

Austin, Jane G. Mrs. Beauchamp Brown (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1880 [Google Books]) (Boston high society; Plum Island; Mt. Desert; Beacon Hill) (Google Books)

Austin, William. "Peter Rugg, the Missing Man" (1824) and "Further Account of Peter Rugg" (1826) ("Some account of Peter Rugg, the missing man, late of Boston, New-England : In a letter to Mr. Herman

Krauff. Some further account of Peter Rugg the missing man late of Boston, New-England : To the Editor of the Galaxy." New-England Galaxy Sept. 10, 1824 & Sept. 1, 1826 [WorldCat]
[Gaslight] See also 1910 Edition with intro. by Thomas Wentworth Higginson connecting style and influence of the story to Hawthorne) (Boston Massacre, 1770; present time 1820) (Google Books)

Avery, Anne. The Snow Queen (New York City: Love Spell, 1996) (Boston heroine; Colrado Springs; romance) (Amazon)

Baker, Madeline. Prairie Heat (New York: Leisure Books, 1991) (Boston-bred heroine in wild west; romance) (Frontier and pioneer life) (Google Books)

Ballou, Maturin Murray. Albert Simmons: Or, The Midshipman's Revenge (Boston: F. Gleason, 1845) (West End sordidness) (DEATH; FIGHTS; JUSTICE; SACRIFICES; THIEVES; TRIALS)


Balmer, Edwin. "Billings of '49." (Baker's Published Manuscript Readings, no. 18) (Boston: W.H. Baker, 1926) (7 pg. short story) (Harvard College)

Banks, Russell. Cloudsplitter: A Novel (New York: HarperFlamingo, 1998) (John Brown; some scenes in Boston) (Brown, John; Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859;

Antislavery movements; Abolitionists; Slavery: Brown, Owen) (Amazon and Google Books)

Barbour, Ralph Henry. The Half-Back: A Story of School, Football, and Golf (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1899 [Project Gutenberg]) (Juvenile) (Harwell = Harvard, Yates = Yale, Sailors'

Field = Soldiers' Field; Bail 279)

-----. The Land of Joy (New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1903 [Google Books]) (romance at Harvard) (Google Books; Bail 278-79)

Barrows, Albert Bradburn. Jim Bullseye in Boston: A Dialect Poem (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1890) (55 pages) (English language -- Dialects -- Southern States; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry)

Bates, Arlo. Love in a Cloud: A Comedy in Filigree (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1900 [Google Books]) (The Country Club) (Google Books)

-----. The Pagans (in part Italian Americans; North End) (Paganism) (New York: Henry Holt, 1884 [Google Books]) (Google Books)

-----. The Philistines (Boston: Ticknor and Co., 1889) (in part Italian Americans; North End) (Google Books)

-----. The Puritans (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1898 [Google Books]) (Google Books)

-----. A Wheel of Fire (New York: Scribner's, 1885 [Google Books 1889 ed.]) (in and around Boston; wealthy class; hereditary insanity) (Author's Synopsis, Author's Digest: The World's Great Stories

in Brief, ed. Rossiter Johnson (Authors P, 1908: 348-57 [Google Books])

Bauman, Natasha. The Disorder of Longing: A Novel (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2008) (Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 19th century; Brazil; Self-realization; Sex -- Religious aspects -- Tantrism)

(Author's Web Page [accessed 30 Mar. 2008])

Begiebing, Robert J. The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton; Or, A Memoir of Startling and Amusing Episodes from Itinerant Life: A Novel (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1999)

(with the transcendentalists, utopians, and abolitionists in greater Boston and Europe; 1830s-40s) (Women -- New England; Americans -- Italy; Women travelers; New England; Italy; Self-realization;
Widows; Young women; New England -- History -- 1775-1865; Fiction. Italy -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; New England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century) (Amazon and
Google Books)

Bellamy, Edward. Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (Boston: Ticknor, 1888 [Google Books 1889 ed.]) (Two thousand, A.D.; Social problems; Time travel; Utopias) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bender, Karen E. "The Fourth Prussian Dynasty: An Era of Romance and Royalty." The New Yorker 13 Sep. 1999: 88-96 (heroine, "American-born member of a Russian immigrant family in Boston in

1920" Abstract) (Keywords: Marriage; Salesmen; Teeth; California; Immigrants, Immigration; Stores - General; Schools, Teachers; Hotels - Hotel Essex)

Bennett, James W. and Donald Raycraft. Old Hoss: A Fictional Baseball Biography of Charles Radbourn (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2002) (played in Providence 1881-85 and Boston 1886-

90) (Radbourne, Charles Gardner; Pitchers (Baseball); Providence (R.I.); Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Blackburn, Tom Wakefield. Sierra Baron (New York: Randon House, 1955) (1958 film; hero starts off as tough seaman from Irish slums of Boston; mainly California; 1840s) (Gold mines and mining;

Landowners) (Google Books)

Blubberlip, Cezar and Cuff Crookshank [satirical invented names]. Grand Jubelum!!! Order 12f Annebersary ob Affricum Bobalition. Copy of a letter from Cezar Blubberlip to his brother Cuff

Crookshank, in the country ([Boston: African Society of Boston, 1827] (?)) (Phillis; African Society (Boston, Mass.); African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston; African Americans --
Societies, etc.; African American wit and humor; Antislavery movements -- United States; Boston (Mass.) in literature; English language -- Dialects -- United States; Festivals -- Massachusetts --
Boston; Wood-engraving -- 19th century -- United States) (Google Books) (For similar racist Broadsides, see under 19th Century, African Society.)

Boland, Ellenor Fitzpatrick (under pseud. Alethe). A Lament for the Church of the Holy Cross, in Franklin Street, Boston (Charlestown, Mass.: s.n., 1859) (Church of the Holy Cross (Boston, Mass.);

Catholic Church -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry; Church buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry) (Background, Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of
Philadelphia 33 (1912): 59) [Google Books])

Bradford, Benjamin. Around the Hub in Rhyme (Boston: Published for the author by Charles D. Cragie & Co., 1900) (wealthy view of Boston) (Poetry) (Brief Summary, New York Times 9 Feb. 1901:

BR 15 [accessed 31 Mar. 2008])

Bretton, Barbara. Midnight Lover (New York: Pocket Books, 1989) (Boston heroine in wild west Nevada; romance)

Brown, Alice. Fools of Nature: A Novel (Boston: Ticknor, 1887 [Google Books]) (West End; fake spiritualism) (Google Books and Summary/Review Literary News Jan. 1888: 23 [Google Books;

accessed 7 Feb. 2008])

-----. Margaret Warrener (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1901 [Google Books]) (set in "Boston lodgings" and "a suburban house"; middling middle-class intellectual and spiritual

strivers--see New York Times review in Google Books) (Google Books)

Brown, Samuel E. illus. Fernando Edwards Worcester. The Boston Cries, and The Story of the Little Match-boy (New York: J.C. Riker, 129 Fulton-Street., 1844) (13 pages) (Children's stories; Children's poetry; Picture books for children; Child labor; Occupations; Cries -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Brownson, O[restes]. A[ugustus]. The Spirit-Rapper; An Auotobiography (Boston: Little, Brown; London: C. Dolman, 1854 [Google Books]) (more fiction than autobigraphy; many Boston

references/scenes) (MESMERISM; REFORM AND REFORMERS; SOCIALISM; SPIRITUALISM) (Occult fiction) (Google Books)

Brudno, Ezra S. The Tether (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1908 [Google Books]) (Jewish Americans; Intermarriage; fictionalized autobiography; hero "from the slums of Boston" [Baker]) (Brief Summary

The Bookman 28 (Sep./Feb., 1908-09): 287-88 and Ernest Albert Baker, A Guide to the Best Fiction in English (London: Routledge, 1913): 452 [Google Books]

Bunner, Henry Cuyler. "Our Aromatic Uncle". In Love in Old Cloathes, and Other Stories (New York: C. Scribner and Sons, 1896: 187-217 [Internet Archive]) ("when Boston was so frankly provincial

a town") (Impersonations; Uncles) (Google Books)

Burgess, Gelett. "The Bohemians of Boston and Their Ways; a Memory of the Jacobean Craze." (The Burgess Nonsense Book; Being a Complete Collection of the Humorous Masterpieces of

Gelett Burgess, Frederick A. Stokes, 1901: 169-72 [Google Books])

Burkhart, Rebecca. "Follow Your Heart" (October 2000) (Boston episode fan fiction of T.V. series Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) (accessed 3 Mar. 2008)

Burnham, Geo[rge] P[ickering] (pseud. of George Pickering). The Rag-Picker; or, Bound and Free (New York: Mason Brothers, 1855 [Internet Archive]) (anti-slavery; fugitive Slave Law; partially set in


Bynner, Edwin Lassetter. Zachary Phips (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1892 [Google Books]) (Boston boy starts roughly but ends up pillar of society; Aaron Burr; Boston wharves) (Google Books)

Byrne, John. To the Beau Monde ([Boston: s.n., 1809]) (Merchants -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Commerce -- Poetry; Advertising -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books)

Cahan, A[braham]. Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896 [Google Books]) (mainly New York, but opens with a contrast between Jewish experience in


Cable, George Washington. John March, Southerner (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1894 [Google Books]) (mainly the South during Reconstruction, but some Boston, e.g., Chapter "LXIX. IN

STATES; VIGILANTES) (Amazon and Google Books)

Campbell, Helen. Ballantyne: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1901 [Google Books]) (entitled Bostonians) (Google Books)

Campbell, Jane C. "Farmer's Daughter." In The Money-Maker, and Other Tales (New York: J. C. Derby; Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1854: 274-309 [Internet Archive] (title character marries

wealthy, pampered Bostonian with disasterous consequences) (TRAGEDY; LOVE; MONEY; WEALTH)

Carleton, George Washington. See Freelance, Radical.

Carpenter, Harvey. The Old South or The Sanctuary of Freeedom (Boston, 1876) (3 pages) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry)

Carroll, M. [pseud. of Martha Brooks]. How Marjory Helped (Boston: Lee and Shepard, publishers.; New York: Lee, Shepard and Dillingham, 1875 [Internet Archive]) (country girl goes to Boston)

(Sunday school literature; Brothers and sisters; Parent and child; Schools; School girls; City and town life; Picnicking; Charity; Boston (Mass.))
(Summary/Review Old and New 10 (1874): 512 [Google Books])

Carter, Marilyn. The Reluctant Debutante (New York: Warner Books, 1987) ("Lady who studied at an exclusive school in England tutors a rakish gambler in Boston." Good Ton [accessed 3 Mar. 2008])

(Google Books) [Check if 19th or 20th.]

Cassara, Ernest. Murder on Beacon Hill (Cambridge, Mass.: Anne Miniver Press, 1995) (detective/minister is historical; 19th century) (Ballou, Hosea; Beacon Hill; Clergy; Dogs) (Amazon)

----. Murder on Boston Common: A Father Ballou and his Dog Spot Mystery (Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge Cornerstone Press, 1998) (Dog owners; Clergy; Dogs)

Cavanaugh, Jack. The Colonists (Wheaton, Ill.: Victor Books, 1995) (splintered Boston family; Christian faith across generations) (Amazon and Google Books) [Bostonness?]

Chesnutt, Charles W. Evelyn's Husband. 189?. (first published Jackson: U P of Mississippi, 2005) (African American writer, white characters: jilted Boston "husband" and "wife"'s lover marooned on

deserted island) (Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Rejection (Psychology); Carribean area; Married people; Older men; Islands) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "The Passing of Grandison." In The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of The Color Line (Boston and New York: Houghton Miflfin, 1999: 167-202 [Internet Archive] (slave and slave-owner in

abolitionist Boston; section III) (FREEDOM; NORTHERN STATES; SLAVERY)

Child, Lydia Maria. A Romance of the Republic (Boston: Ticknor and Fields 1867 [Google Books] ) (in part, interracial marriage of male Bostonian; mainly set elsewhere) (BOSTON; MULATTOS;

NEW ORLEANS; RACISM; SLAVERY; SOCIAL REFORM) (Amazon, Google Books, and Detailed Summary, Blog at 7 Mar. 2007 [accessed 11 May 2008])

Chu, Doris C. J. That Gentleman from China (play set in Malden c. 1850) (1997; pub. 2002) (no online record of publication that I can find)

Churchill, Winston. Coniston (New York: The Macmillan Co.; London: Macmillan & Co., 1906 [Google Books 1907 ed.]) (Andrew Jackson's presidency; some Boston) (New Hampshire--

Politics and government) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clark, Thomas M. John Whopper the Newsboy (Boston: Roberts Bros., 1871 [Internet Archive]) (Science fiction; Roxbury; Jamaica Plain; hole to China) ("424 JOHN WHOPPER, THE NEWSBOY"

Everett Franklin Bleiler. Science-Fiction, the Early Years [Kent, Ohio: Kent State U P, 1990: 139 (Google Books)])

Clarke, James Freeman. "The 'Old South' Speaks." In Poems of the "Old South" (Boston: W. F. Gill , 1877: 31-35 [Google Books]) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Edwin D Mead,

Context, The Old South Leaflets (Boston: Old South Meeting House, 1903: 16) [Google Books])

Coe, Marian. Rachel's Story: A Southern Girl in Pre-Civil War Boston (Boone, N.C.: High Country Publishers/Ingalls Pub. Group, 2005) (Elizabeth Peabody; Alcott; Thoreau) (Indian girls;

Racially mixed people; Mothers--Death; Plantation life; South Carolina; Cherokee women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cohan, Tony. Opium: A Novel (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984) (part, 19th-century Lodges and Cabots in opium trade; part 1960s) (Opium trade; Lawyers -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Drug traffic; Men/women relations; Women artists; Medical students; Boston, Massachusetts) (Google Books)

Collins, Laurel. Jordan's Heart (New York: Zebra, 2000) (romance; starts Boston 1887; mainly Colorado) (Women college teachers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Ranchers -- Colorado),

Fiction DB [accessed 26 May 2009])(Amazon)

Coolidge, Susan [pseud. of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey]. What Katy Did Next (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889 [Bibliomania]) (Juvenile) (Chapter 3 takes place in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Colman, George and Charles Dibdin. Thimble's Scolding Wife. Together with the Boston Beau and the Cow (Boston: N. Coverly, Jr. [1810-1814]) (Husband and wife -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire,

etc.;Humorous poetry; Dandies in literature) (Google Books)

Conlon-McKenna, Marita (illus. Donald Teskey). Wildflower Girl (New York: Holiday House, 1992) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (1850s; thirteen-year-old girl emigrates from Ireland to Boston) (Irish-American

girls; Thirteen-year-old girls; Ocean travel -- History -- 19th century; Child labor exploitation -- Boston, Massachusetts; Teenage domestic workers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Separated friends,
relatives, etc; Irish immigrants; Teenage immigrants; Ireland -- Immigration and emigration) (Amazon and Google Books)

Conway, Moncure Daniel. Pine and Palm (New York: Holt, 1887 [Google Books]) (1861, "A pair of friends, Northerner and Southerner, at Harvard, quarrel on the slavery question"

[Ernest Baker, A Guide to the Best Historical Romance, Sagas, Novels, and Tales, New York: Dutton, ? (Internet Archive)]

Copeland, Lauri. Angel Face and Amazing Grace (New York: Fawcett, 1997) (historical romance; small town outside of Boston; single men have girlfriends in Boston; 1870s) (Pinkham (Lydia E.)

Medicine Company; Physicians -- Massachusetts; Wedding dress; Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century; Women's rights) (Amazon)

-----. Marrying Walker McKay (New York: Avon Books, 2000) (Boston socialite marries Wyoming rancher; mainly Wyoming with Boston scenes) (Mail order brides; Ranchers -- Wyoming; Wyoming)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Coverly, Nathaniel. The Strong Fast, or Hypocrisy in the Suds (Boston: N. Coverly, Jr. [1812]) (1 page) (Political satire; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Humor -- Poetry; United States -- Politics and

government -- 1812-1815 -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.; Strong, Caleb) (Google Books)

Crawford, Francis Marion. The American Politician: A Novel (London: Chapman and Hall, 1884 [Google Books]) (see Louise Hall Tharp, Mrs. Jack: A Biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner

[Boston: Little, Brown, 1965): 85; Jamaica Pond; disputed election of 1876) (Politicians) (Google Books)

Creyton, Paul [pseud. of John T. Trowbridge]. "The Adopted Son: or, The Reward of Charity." In Maturin Murray Ballou, ed., Albert Simmons: Or, The Midshipman's Revenge (Boston: F. Gleason,

1845) (set in Boston) (GENEROSITY; POOR) (

Crosby, Tanya Anne. Happily Ever After (New York: Avon Books, 1999) (Romance; late 19th century; heroine, Boston heiress) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cummins, Maria Susanna. The Lamplighter (Boston: John P. Jewett, 1854 [Google Books]) ("sentimental domestic fiction" in Boston, Providence) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cushing, Paul (pseud. of Roland Alexander Wood-Seys ?). Dr. Caesar Crowl: Mind-Curer ("opens in Boston"; psychic healing) (London: John & Robert Maxwell, 1887)

(Brief Summary/Review The Academy 16 Apr. 1887: 270 [Google Books])

Dall, Caroline Wells Healey. Pattry Gray's Journey: From Boston to Baltimore (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869 [Google Books 1876 ed.]) ("Series: Patty Gray's journey to the Cotton Islands: a

series of books for children" WorldCat; mainly Baltimore) (African Americans -- Social conditions -- 19th century; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)) (Google Books)

Dalton, Donna. Irish Destiny (Adams Basin, NY: The Wild Rose Press, 2007) (1870s; South Boston; Irish Americans) (Homicide investigation; Man-woman relationships) (Amazon and Google Books)

Damon, Norwood. The Chronicles of Mount Benedict.: A Tale of the Ursuline Convent.: The Quasi Production of Mary Magdalen.: [Nine lines from Shakespeare] (Boston: Printed for the

publisher., 1837) (Ursuline Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.); Convents; Devil; Ursulines)

Davis, Suzannah. The Master's Bride (New York: Avon, 1993) (Romance; hero, Boston shipbuilder) (Shipbuilding industry -- employees --Massachusetts; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books and Books &

Authors [accessed 7 Mar. 2008])

Deford, Frank. Casey on the Loose: What Really Might Have Happened (New York: Viking, 1989) (inspired by Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat"; partly set in Nantasket/Boston in 1888;

John L. Sullivan among others) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dell, Floyd. Diana Stair (New York: Farrar & Rinehart,1932) (1840s; Boston intellectuals; exploitation of women factory workers; slavery; abolitionism) (Google Books)

Dier, Debra. The Sorcerer's Lady (New York: Love Spell, 1999) (Series--Timeswept : Love Spell Time-Travel Romance; fantasy; time travel; Boston in 1880s) (Vikings; Magicians) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Dixwell, Epes Sargent. Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the School: Thursday Evening April 23, 1885 (Boston: Boston Latin School Association, 1885) (3 pages) (Boston

Latin School (Mass.) -- Anniversaries, etc.; Boston Latin School (Mass.) -- Poetry)ainly California) (California -- History -- 1846-1850) (Amazon and Google Books)

Doughty, Francis Worcester [under pseud. A New York Detective]. The Haunted Churchyard: Or, Old King Brady the Detective and the Mystery of the Iron Vault (New York: F. Tousey, 1890,

©1889) ( The New York Detective 371 [4 Jan. 1890]; rpt. The Dime Novel Detective, ed. Gary Hoppenstand [Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1982: 7-34])
(wealthy Boston leather merchant and poor clerk; King's Chapel burial ground; Charles Street Jail; Cambridge Bridge) (Google Books)

------. The James Boys in Boston: Or, Old King Brady and the Car of Gold (New York: F. Tousey, 1890) [Check Hoppenstand as p. 64 lists D. W. Stevens as author.]

Douglas, Amanda Millie. A Little Girl in Old Boston (New York: Dodd and Mead, 1898 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (early nineteenth century) (Brief Summary Literary News, Nov. 1898: 345 [Google


Drake, Samuel Adams. The Young Vigilantes: A Story of California Life in the Fifties (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1904 [Internet Archive]) (starts in Boston; main character, Boston orphan, framed for

embezzlement, goes to California to clear name) (Google Books)

Du Bois, W.E.B. "A Unique Vacation" (c. 1889). Shamoon Zamir, Dark Voices: W. E. B. Du Bois and American Thought, 1888-1903 (Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003) (fragment in Du Bois papers)

(white [with skin darkening] and black Havard students tour as two Harvard African Americans geek show)

Duganne, Augustine J. H. The Knights of the Seal; or, The Mysteries of the Three Cities (Philadelphia: Colon and Adriance, 1845) (City Mystery, one-third set in Boston; "nativism, anti-slavery beliefs,

and anti-imperialism" Streeby 21) (Shelley Streeby, American Sensations: Class, Empire, and the Production of Popular Culture (Los Angeles and Berkeley: U of California P, 2002: 21-22
[Google Books])

Dusenbery, B. M. City Sights for Little Folks (Philadelphia: Smith & Peck., 1845) (Juvenile) (Children's poetry: City and town life; Occupations; Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel; New York

(N.Y.) -- Description and travel)

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. "O Boston City Lecture-Hearing Hearing" (Poems, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1904:473 [Google Books]) (moral weakness on slavery of pre-war Boston)

Emmons, William. An oration on Bunker Hill battle, delivered on the battle ground, in Charlestown, 18th of June--1827.: Together with a caucus speech, delivered at Faneuil Hall, May 9th.

Respectfully dedicated to the eight hundred and thirty eight independent citizens who honoured him with their suffrages as representatives of the city of Boston, the past year (Boston:
Printed for the author., 1827) (includes poem) (Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Anniversaries, etc; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775 -- Poetry; Massachusetts -- Politics and
government -- 1775-1865)

Farquhar, Anna. An Evans of Suffolk (Boston: L. C. Page, 1904 [Google Books]) (mild satire of Beacon Hill social life) (Brief Summary/Review The Literary World Mar. 1904: 73 [Google Books])

Faulkner, Armytage. "Friday Afternoon at the Boston Symphony Hall." A Satire Anthology. Ed. Carolyn Wells. New York: Scribner's, 1905: 332-36 [Google Books]) (satire)

Fern, Fanny (pseud. of Sarah Payson Willis Parton). Rose Clark (New York: Mason Brothers, 1856 [Google Books]) (set in part in Boston, e.g., Chapter 13 "A Chapter on Boston, Its

Inhabitants and Environs") (Google Books)

-----. Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale or The Present Time (New York: Mason Brothers, 1855 [Google Books]) (author lived in Boston for part of her life, characters--satirical portraits of family members,

but no explicit references to Boston, Beacon Hill, Harvard, Cambridge, etc.; widow supports herself and children by writing for newspapers) (Married women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Field, Elinor Whitney. Try All Ports (New York: Longmans, Green, 1931) (Juvenile) (young English boy comes to Boston in the days of the clipper ships to search for family records) (Boston (Mass);

Shipping -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

rsity, pp. 64-69 [Bail 343])

Fitch, Albert Parker (Harvard 1900). None So Blind (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1924) (Bail 305: "the development of the character, morals, mind, and body of Dick Blaisdell during his senior

year at Harvard, presumably at the turn of the century") (Bail 305-308)

Fitzjames, Phoebe. Silver Angel (New York: Zebra Books, 1994) (Boston heroine in Arizona) (Amazon)

Flandrau, Charles Macom. Diary of a Freshman (New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1901 [Google Books]) (College students; Harvard University; College stories) (Google Books; Bail 266-71)

-----. Harvard Episodes (Boston: Copeland and Day, 1897 [Google Books]) (focuses on vices) (Harvard University; College students; College stories; Short stories) (Google Books; Bail 255-64)

Follen, Eliza Lee Cabot. Sketches of Married Life (opens in Boston) (INDEPENDENCE; SICKNESS; WOMEN'S RIGHTS)

Forbes, Esther. O Genteel Lady (19th century; Boston-Concord-English literary figures) (Women authors) (Brief Summary, Jonathan Nield , A Guide to the Best

Historical Novels and Tales (Ayer Publishing, 1968 [Google Books])

Foster, Frank. Evolution of a Trade Unionist (Boston: Allied Printing Trades Council], 1901) (South End boarding houses, etc.) (Sarah Deutsch, Women and the City: Gender, Space, and Power in

Boston, 1870-1940 (New York: Oxford U P, 2000: 93-94, and Michael Kazin, The Populist Persuasion: An American History (Ithaca: Cornell U P, 1998: 307 n. 21) [Google Books])

Freelance, Radical [pseud. of George Carleton, the publisher] The Philosophers of Foufouville (New York: G.W. Carleton, 1868 [Google Books]) (Utopias; Satire, American; Cooperative

societies; Cooperative societies; United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865; Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)) (Google Books)

Frothingham, Charles H. With the Compliments of Chas. H. Frothingham (Boston.: C.W. Grant, printer, 143 Washington St., 1873) (Streets -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry; Street addresses --

Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry)

Frothingham, Charles W. The Convent's Doom: A Tale of Charlestown in 1834 ; And, The Haunted Convent (Boston: Graves & Weston, 1854 [WRLC Doc 5th ed.]) (Brief Summary, Charles

Fanning, The Irish Voice in America: 250 Years of Irish-American Fiction (Lexington: U P of Kentucky, 1999: 79 [Google Books])

-----. Six Hours in a Convent, or, The Stolen Nuns! : A Tale of Charlestown in 1834 (Boston: Graves & Weston, Office "American Union" ..., 1855 [Google Books 8th ed.])

(Google Books)

Frothingham, Eugenia Brooks. The Turn of the Road (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1901 [Google Books]) (Boston people mainly abroad; career woman and blind suitor) (Literary News

March 1901: 80 [Google Books])

Fulton, Justin D. illus. Henry M Snyder. Show Your Colors, or, A Story of Boston Life (New York: American Baptist Publication Society, 1875) (Juvenile) (Christian life; Friendship; Students;

Children of clergy; Temptation; Boston (Mass.))

Garland, Hamlin. Jason Edwards: An Average Man (Boston: Arena, 1892 [Google Books 1897 ed.]) ("Boston mechanic takes his family West, drawn by advertising circulars. But he finds that all land

within 30 miles of a railroad has been taken up by speculators. He struggles for five years to pay off a loan and get title to his farm, and then a storm destroys his wheat just before harvest." Howard
Zinn, " "History Is a Weapon: Robber Barons And Rebels" <>) (Summary/Review Glen A. Love, New Americans: The Westerner and the
Modern Experience in the American Novel (Lewisburg: Bucknell U P, 1982: 73-75) [Google Books])

Garwood, Julie. Prince Charming (New York: Pocket Books, 1994) (romance set part in Boston, part in Montana) (Amazon)

-----. Rebellious Desire (New York: Pocket Books, 1986) (romance; set in England 1802; heroine raised in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gear, W. Michael. The Morning River (New York: Forge, 1996) (1825; main character is a Harvard philosophy student suddenly thrust on his own to struggle and grow on the western frontier) (Young

men; Indian women; Shoshoni Indians; Indians of North America -- Great Plains; Frontier and pioneer life) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gentry, Georgina. Apache Tears (New York: Zebra, 1999) (romance; heroine attends finishing school in Boston, but mainly Arizona) (Apache Indians) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Cheyenne Captive (New York: Kensington, 1987) (Great Plains; Cheyenne Indians)

-----. Cheyenne Splendor (New York: Zebra Books, 1994) (romance; heroine forced to leave Native American husband and return to Brahmin Boston; sequel to Cheyenne Captive) (Indians of North

America; Cheyenne Indians; Native American men; Interracial romance; Ethnic romances; Sensual historical romances) (Amazon)

-----. To Tame a Savage (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 2002) (Boston Brahmin cavalry officer fathers Sioux son as adult brought to Boston) (Indians of North America--mixed descent;

Governesses; Inheritances and successions) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Warrior's Prize (New York: Zebra, 1997) (romance; finishing school in Boston, but mainly Colorado) (Arapaho Indians; Indians of North America; Colorado) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gerritsen, Tess. The Bone Garden: A Novel (New York: Ballantine, 2007) (modern and 1830 mystery combine; Oliver Wendell Holmes) (Medical examinaers (Law); Forensic pathologists)

(Pub. Des. WorldCat, Amazon, and Google Books)

Gibbons, Kaye. On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon (New York: Putnam, 1998) (1842-1900; takes place in South, not Boston; Civil War era southerner marries Boston surgeon, one of the Lowells)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Gilman, Caroline Howard. Recollections of a Housekeeper (New York: Harper & Bros., 1836 [Google Books]) (More commonly titled Recollections of a New England Bride) (New England -- Social

life and customs; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs; Domestic fiction; Women as authors) (Elizabeth Moss, Domestic Novelists in the Old South: Defenders of Southern Culture (Baton
Rouge: Louisiana State U P, 1992: 63-67 [Google Books])

Gilmore, James Roberts. See Kirke, Edmund.

Goodger, Jane. Anything for Love (New York: Topaz, 1997) (also 20th c.; Irish Americans; Immigrants; Romance; "pregnant Irish maid in 1898 Boston" [Kathe Robin]) (Time travel; Women domestics --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Brief Summary, Kathe Robin, Romantic Times Book Reviews [accessed 8 Apr. 2008])

----. Dancing With Sin (New York: Topaz, 1998) (catylst woman character from Boston; Springfield (Mass.); romance; late 19th century; French-Canadian Catholics) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goodman, Jo. My Reckless Heart (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1998) (Boston and England; 1840s) (Ship captains; Seafaring life; Brothers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goodrich, Samuel Griswold. The Adventures of Billy Bump in Boston, California, Etc.: Being the Life of a Boy in America (Rev. ed. Darton, 1862 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (starts with

"Billy Bump in Boston" but mainly California) (Children -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900; Adventure and adventurers; Voyages around the world; Mothers and sons;
Uncles; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs)

Goodwin, James S. A Day in the Boston of the Future (Boston: William B. Clarke, 1879) (with illustrations) (Social life and customs; Humor)

Gordon, Noah. Shaman: A Novel (New York: Dutton, 1992) (Boston, 1839, immigrant and medical world, Oliver Wendell Holmes, pp.19-43) (Frontier and pioneer life) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gouge, Louise M. Hannah Rose (Colorado Springs, Colo.: River Oak, 2005) (Capt. Ahab's widow in Boston; Christianity; Abolition) (Widows; Slavery; Boston (Mass.); Mothers and son; Whalers'

spouses; Ship captains' spouses; Women; Ahab, Capt.) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gow, Ronald. A Boston Story: A Comedy (1966) (London: English Theatre Guild, 1969 or Pretoria : P.A.C.T., [1961?[WorldCat] 1964 title Watch and Ward) (Three Acts; based on Henry James's first

and later rejected novel Watch and Ward [1871]) (Brief Summary [Josef Weinberger (accessed 4 Mar. 2008)] )

Graham, Brendan. The Element of Fire (London: HarperCollins, 2001) (Widows; Immigrants; Irish -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.); Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852) (Google


Graham, Heather. Runaway (New York: Delacorte Press, 1994) (1830s; mainly Florida, but heroine runs away from false murder charges in Boston) (Seminole Indians -- Florida; Florida)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Grant, Robert. The Little Tin Gods-on-wheels, or, Society in Our Modern Athens: A Trilogy after the Manner of the Greek (from Harvard Lampoon) (Cambridge, Mass.: Charles W. Sever, 1879

[Google Books]) (Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- Drama; Mount Desert (Me.) -- Drama)

Grasso, Patricia. To Tame a Duke (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 2001) (War of 1812; spies; heroine, Boston English spy catcher) (Kidnapping; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 19th century) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Greenwood, Leigh. A Texan's Honor (New York: Leisure Books 2006) (romance; family business in Boston; heiress in Texas) (Orphans -- United States -- History -- 19th century; The Eighties (19th

century); Texans -- Boston, Massachusetts; Single men -- Boston, Massachusetts; Family businesses -- Boston, Massachusetts; Quests; Young women -- Texas; Heirs and heiresses -- Texas;
Homecomings -- Texas; Ranches -- Texas -- History -- 19th century; Cattle stealing -- Texas; Helpfulness in men; Interpersonal attraction; Men/women relations; Boston, Massachusetts -- History --
19th century; Texas -- History -- 19th century; Western romances; Historical romances, American) (Amazon)

Gresham, G. R. Official 17th Sept[ember] Programme: Containing Full Particulars of All Arrangements for the Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument (Boston: C.W. Calkins & Co., 1877)

(Dedication services; Army and Navy Monument (Boston, Mass.); Poetry of places -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- 1877; War memorials -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

H. M. On Bunker Hill Monument,--Finished June 23d, 1842 ([Charlestown, Mass.: s.n., 1842]) (1 page) (United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry; Bunker Hill Monument (Boston,


Haeger, Diane. Angel Bride (New York: Pocket Books, 1994) (romance; immigrant heroine marries Boston Brahmin) (Immigrants; Rich families; Poor families; Classism; Men/women relations; Brothers

and sisters; Accidents; Secrets; Marriage; Sisters-in-law; Social acceptance; Independence in women; Courage in women; The Seventies (19th century); New York City -- History -- 19th century;
Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hale, Edward Everett. The Brick Moon, and Other Stories (Boston: Little, Brown, 1899 [Electronic Text Center, U of Virigina Library; accessed 5 Feb. 2008]) (Many Boston settings,

including South Boston, Roxbury, and Dorchester) (Google Books)

-----. "Christmas Waits in Boston, a Christmas Story". In His Name and Christmas Stories (Boston: Little, Brown, 1899): 206-232.

-----. If Jesus Came to Boston (Boston: Lamson, Wolffe, 1895 [Google Books]) (45 pages)

-----. "The Old South Meeting-House." In Poems of the "Old South" (Boston: W. F. Gill , 1877: 21-30 [Google Books]) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Edwin D Mead,

Context, The Old South Leaflets (Boston: Old South Meeting House, 1903: 16) [Google Books])

-----. "One Cent." Christmas in Narraganset (New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1884: 43-47 [Google Books]) (East Boston trolley; lesson to rich about poverty) (Google Books)

-----. Susan's Escort (Boston: Lend a Hand Society, 1895 [Internet Archive]) (Susan constructs male-looking dummy so she can walk around Boston)

Hale, Edward Everett and Lucretia P. Hale. The New Harry and Lucy: A Story of Boston in the Summer of 1891 (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1892 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (uses Maria Edgeworth

characters and epistolary format to show off 1891 Boston) (Youth -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life; Clerks; Cousins; Boardinghouses; Courtship; Mothers and sons; Voyages and travels;
Boston (Mass.)) (Informative Review, "Literary News, Jun. 1892: 184 [Google Books])

Hale, Lucretia P. The Peterkin Papers (Boston: Ticknor, 1886 [Google Books 1914 ed.] (children; "Bostonians' penchant for self improvement"; 1870s--about one hour from Boston by train) (Family;

Humor) (Google Books)

-----. The Wolf at the Door (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1877) (Juvenile)

Hardy, Charles. Ecce signum!: Effigies of Charles Hardy, for Several Years a Sweeper of Streets in Boston ([Boston: s.n., 1824]) (New Year in literature.; Street cleaning -- Massachusetts -- Boston

-- Poetry; African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (26 lines)

Harris, Joel Chandler. Azalia. In Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches (New York: Charles Scriner's Sons, 1887: 138-236 [Google Books 1901 ed.]) (opens in Boston 1873; Boston woman in the


Harrison, Maria E. My Dearest Jane (Bloomington, IN: 1stBooks, 2002) (before and during Civil War; Boston mental asylum) (Adult child abuse victims; Massachusetts; Historical fiction; Love stories)

(Summary, Barnes & Noble)

Hart, Catherine. Mischief (New York: Avon Books, 1995) (Boston debutante takes over father's saloon in Dodge City) (Jill Brager, Summary/Review, Romantic Times Book Reviews, accessed 23 Jun.


Hart, Derek. For Love Or Honor Bound ([Philadelpha, Pa.]: Xlibris Corp., 2001) (some Boston, e.g., "Chapter 3 Planned Interception Boston Harbor December 1, 1863" and "Chapter 6 Busy Dance

Card Boston December 16, 1863"; romance) (United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Countesses -- Brazil) (Amazon and Google Books

Hawthorne, Julian. Idolatry: A Romance (Boston: James R. Osgood, 1874 [Google Books]) (partly Boston, e.g. "IV A Brahman" 42-50)

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Blithedale Romance (Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852 [Google Books]) (West Roxbury; Brook Farm) (Collective farms; Communal living; Farm life) (Google Books)

Hazel, Harry [pseud. for Justin Jones] The Belle of Boston, or, The Rival Students of Cambridge (Boston : F. Gleason, 1844) ("first Book of Harvard fiction" [Bail 219]; June 1820s; Fresh Pond;

romantic rivalry) (Brief Summary, John T. Bethell, Richard M. Hunt, Robert Shenton, Harvard A to Z (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard U P, 2004: 125) [Google Books])

-----. Big Dick, the King of the Negroes; or, Virtue and Vice Contrasted. A Romance of High & Low Life in Boston (Boston: "Star Spangled Banner" Office, 1846) (main character African American

policeman who leads attack to clean up "Nigger Hill") (African Americans) (search Paul Joseph Erickson, Welcome to Sodom: The Cultural Work of City-Mysteries Fiction in Antebellum
America, Diss. U Texas, Austin, 2005, for several brief summary/review comments)

-----. The Nun of St. Ursula, or, The Burning of the Convent. A Romance of Mount Benedict (Boston: F. Gleason, 1845 [American Catholic History Research Center and

University Archives, Catholic University of America]) (Charlestown) (Ursuline Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.); Nuns) (Google Books)

Hemyng, Bracebridge. Jack Harkaway Around the World (New York: Federal Book Co., [1904?]) (Juvenile) (Fathers and sons; Boston (Mass.); New York (N.Y.); Adventure stories; Dime novels;

Popular literature)

----. Jack Harkaway and His Son's Adventures Round the World (New York: F. Tousey, 1879 [Internet Archive Chicago: M.A. Donohue, 19-? ed.]) (Jack and son use inheritance to travel world;

Cuba; some Boston, e.g.,murder in Boston in "CHAPTER XL A VERY BLACK BUSINESS. NIGHT! All Boston was buried in sleep" [62]) (Ocean travel; Adventure stories)

Henke, Shirl. The Endless Sky (New York: St. Martin's, 1998) (romance; illegitimate/Indian upperclass Bostonian outcast male and blueblood Bostonian woman in Boston and mainly in the Valley of the

Little Big Horn) (Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876; Indians of North America -- Mixed descent; Cheyenne Indians -- Wars, 1876) (Google Books)

Hermann, Spring. Seeing Lessons: The Story of Abigail Carter and America's First School for the Blind (New York: Holt, 1998) (Elementary and junior high school; 1832; Perkins School for the

Blind) (Carter, Abigail; People with disabilities; Schools) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hersey, William H. Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of American Independence, July 4th, 1876 ([Boston]: William H. Hersey, 1876) (United States -- Centennial celebrations, etc. -- Humor;

Humorous poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc. -- Humor; Fourth of July celebrations; Lampoons)

Heti, Sheila. Ticknor (Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2005) (Ticknor, George; Prescott, William Hickling; Jealousy; Self-perception) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hewes, Agnes Danforth. illus. N.C. Wyeth. Glory of the Seas (New York: A. A. Knopf, 1933) (Juvenile) (East Boston; Donald McKay) (Clipper ships; Boston (Mass.);

California -- Gold discoveries) (Google Books)

Hockett, Kathryn. River of Passion (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1993) (prim and proper 19th-century Boston woman physician on the Congo River searching for long-lost brother; romance)

(Women physicians; Congo River) (Summary, Used Book Attic, accessed 23 Jun. 2008)

Holmes, Mary Jane. Rose Mather: A Tale of the War (New York: G.W. Carleton, 1868 [Internet Archive]) (Title character Boston Civil War wife/widow[?]) (United States -- History -- Civil War,


Holmes, Oliver Wendell. The Auotocrat of the Breakfast Table (Atlantic Monthly 1857-58; Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Co., 1858 [Google Books 1859 ed.] ("less a novel than a collection of short,

idiosyncratic musings disguised as breakfast-table discussions (lectures might be a more accurate description) between the eponymous autocrat and his [semi-captive] audience - the other boarders at
his lodging-house in Boston" [Jeremy Dibble, PhiloBiblos 30 Jun. 2007 [accessed 21 Apr. 2008]) (Google Books)

-----. "The Brave Old South." In Poems of the "Old South" (Boston: W. F. Gill , 1877: 8-11 [Google Books]) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Edwin D Mead, Context, The Old South

Leaflets (Boston: Old South Meeting House, 1903: 16) [Google Books])

-----. Dorothy Q, together with A Ballad of the Boston Tea Party and Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill Battle (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1893 (copyrights 1874 and 1875) [Google

Books]) (Dorothy Quincy, great grandmother) (Boston Tea Party, 1773; Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775)

-----. Elsie Venner: A Romance of Destiny (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861 [Google Books]) (Introduces term Brahmins for upper-class Bostonians; one major character, a doctor, is a Bostonian, but

action takes place in small town) (Women -- United States -- 19th century; Abnormalities, Human; Physicians; Cousins; Triangles (Interpersonal relations)) (Google Books)

-----. Iris. The Little Classics, ed. Rossiter Johnson Vol. 7: Romance. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1875: 7-82 [Google Books] (Boston boarding house)

-----. "Poem for the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of Harvard College" (1886). In The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, ed. Horace E. Scudder (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin,

1896: 277 [Google Books])

Hooker, John. Love and Beans ([Boston?: s.n., ca. 1880]) (three stanzas) (Courtship -- Poetry; Beans -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry)

Hopkins, Pauline E. Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North and South (Boston: The Colored Co-operative Publishing Co., 1900; copyright 1899 [Digital Schomburg African

American Women Writers of the 19th Century]) (set in Bermuda, North Carolina, and Hopkins' home base, Boston) (African Americans; African Amercian women; Lynching) (Amazon and Google

-----. Of One Blood (Colored American Magazine Nov. and Dec, 1902, and Jan. 1903; 1902-03; New York: Washington Square P., 2004) (main character, medical student from Boston; starts in

Boston) (African Americans; African American women; African American medical students; Blacks -- Race identity; Americans -- Ethiopia; Ethiopia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hopkinson, Deborah. Fannie in the Kitchen: The Whole Story from Soup to Nuts of How Fannie Farmer Invented Recipes with Precise Measurements (New York: Atheneum Books for Young

Readers) (Juvenile: ages 4-9) (fictional account of young Fannie as cook for Shaw family; Victorian Boston) (Farmer, Fannie; Cookery) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue [pub. anon.]. Boston and Boston People in 1850 (Boston: [s.n.], 1850 [Google Books]) ("one nineteenth century American's viewpoint on how wealthy Bostonians treated the

relationship between art, acquisition, and money" [Lucia Knoles, Assumption College <>, accessed 31 Mar. 2008]) (Poetry)

Howard Athenaeum. Temple. ... From the Howard Anthenæum. The thrilling play and life-like panorama called Boston Before the fire!--On fire!--After the fire! ... (Boston: s.n., 1872) (Farce;

Drama; Comedy; Music; Panoramas; Theater programs; Boston (Mass.) -- In art)

Howatch, Susan. Cashelmara (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974) (three generation Irish/Irish-American; partly Boston) (Irish American families) (Amazon and Google Books)

Howe, Cheryl. The Pirate and the Puritan (New York: Lesiure, 2003) (romance; Boston Puritan heroine and Carribean pirate; 1721) (Amazon and Google Books)

Howe,Julia Ward. "The Old South." In Poems of the "Old South" (Boston: W. F. Gill , 1877: 12-15 [Google Books]) (Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Edwin D Mead,

Context, The Old South Leaflets (Boston: Old South Meeting House, 1903: 16) [Google Books])

Howells, William Dean. April Hopes (New York: Harper, 1887 [Google Books 1888 ed.]) (Boston society; first seven chapters Class Day at Harvard in 1880s [Bail 344]) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A Chance Acqaintance (Boston: J. R. Osgood, 1873 [Google Books]) (Male Boston snobbery away from from home ruins romance) (Young women; Upper class; Saint Lawrence River; Boston

(Mass.)) (Review/Summary The Galaxy 16 (Jul.-Dec. 1873): 139-40 [Google Books] and Google Books)

-----. An Imperative Duty (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1892 [Google Books 1893 ed.]) (North slope of Beacon Hill, African-American community) (Racially mixed people) (Google Books)

-----. A Hazard of New Fortunes (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1889 [Internet Archive] (starts in Boston as main character moves from Boston to New York; mainly New York) (New York (N.Y.);

Middle-aged persons;City and town life; Moving, Household; Married people; Social classes) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Lady of Aroostock (Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Co., 1879 [Google Books]) (some Boston, but mainly elsewhere) (Google Books)

-----. The Landlord at Lion's Head: A Novel (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897 [Google Books]) (partly Boston, partly mountains; Harvard University; country folk; society people) (Artists) (Google

Books and Synopsis Charles Dudley Warner, ed. , Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern 44 (New York: The International Societ, 1897: 234) [Google Books])

-----. The Minister's Charge or The Apprenticeship of Lemuel Barker (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886 [Google Books]) (Protestant working class [and rural immigrants] in Boston) (Amazon and Google


-----. A Modern Instance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1881 [Google]) (Boston journalist and divorce; commercial values in the "city on a hill"; West End) (Married women; Journalists' spouses; Boston

(Mass.)) (Google Books)

-----. The Rise of Silas Lapham (Boston: Ticknor and Co., 1885 [Google Books]) (Businessmen; Rich people; Socialites) (Google Books)

-----. The Shadow of a Dream (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1890 [Google Books]) (Begins in a Nahant-like cottage near Boston) (Psychological fiction; Triangles (Interpersonal relations))

(Summary/Review The Book Buyer Jul. 1890: 249-50 [Google Books] and Google Books)

-----. Suburban Sketches (New York: Hurd and Houghton; Cambridge: Riverside P, 1871 [Google Books]) (New and Enlarged Ed., 1872+) (Italians; Irish; Immigrants; African Americans; Cambridge

disguised as Charlesbridge) (Google Books)

-----.The Undiscovered Country (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1880 [Google Books]) (spiritualism; opens with seance in Boston; western Massachusetts; Shakers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Their Wedding Journey (Boston: James R. Osgood and Co., 1872 [Google Books]) (Boston couple; starts and ends in Boston [later editions add last chapter return to Niagra 12 years later]; Niagra

Falls) (Marriage -- 19th century; Spouses -- Travel -- 19th century; New York (State) -- 19th century; Canada, Eastern -- 19th century) (Google Books)

-----. A Woman's Reason (Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883 [Google Books]) ("study of feminine nature and of social values in Boston" [source?]) (Google Books)

Hubbard, Elbet [Green]. Forbes of Harvard (Boston: Arena, 1894 [Google Books]) (Bail 252-54: despite title, only slight Harvard connection; Class of 1852; mainly west)

Inglee, K. B. "Murder in a Posh Hotel: Boston, November, 1894." ORCHARD PRESS MYSTERIES, SHORT FICTION & POETRY 2007 (accessed 21 Feb. 2008)

Ingraham, J. H. Alice May, and Bruising Bill (Boston: Gleason's, 1845 [WorldPublicLibrary, accessed 2 May 2008]) (Harvard; two separate stories; "Bruising Bill," town-gown fights 1840; Bail 222-23)

-----. Grace Weldon, or, Frederica, The Bonnet-girl: A Tale of Boston and its Bay (Boston: H.L. Williams, 1845) (millinery trade)

-----. Steel Belt, or, The Three Masted Goleta! A Tale of Boston Bay (Boston: Yankee Office, 1844) (may be 18th c. as there's mention of Bunker Hill; almost completely takes place at sea) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Jacobus, Russell P. An Escape from Philistia: A Novel (Boston: J.G. Cupples, 1893 [Google Books]) ("novel of Boston life"; Copley Square; Trinity Church) (Brief Review, The Literary World 17 Jun.

1893: 103 [Google Books])

James, Henrietta (pseud. of Celia B. Whitehead). Another Chapter of "The Bostonians" (Bloomfield, N.J.: S.M. Hulin, 1887) (27 pages; happy feminist ending) (Husband and wife -- Fiction;

Women -- Social conditions; Marriage; Feminists -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs) (Detailed Summary, Dan McCall, Citizens of Somewhere Else,
Ithaca: Cornell U P, 1999:96-98 [Google Books])

James, Henry. The Bostonians: A Novel (London, New York: Macmillan and Co., 1886 [Internet Archive]) (New York; Cape Cod) (Triangles (interpersonal relations); Young women; Feminists; Cousins)

(Amazon and Google books)

-----. The Europeans: A Sketch (London: Macmillan, 1878 [Google Books 1879 "New Edition"] (1830s; Boston and environs) (BROTHERS AND SISTERS; MORALITY; NEW ENGLAND;

Europeans -- Travel -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Upper class -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books)

-----. The Portrait of a Lady (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1881 [Google Books 1908 ed.; Vol. II. 1909 ) (some Bostonian characters, esp. Caspar Goodwood) (Archer, Isabel (Fictitious character);

Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Inheritance and succession; Fathers and daughters; Americans -- Italy; Married women; Italy -- Fiction) (Google Books)

-----. "A New England Winter" (1883). Tales of Three Cities (Boston: James Osgood, 1884: 269-359 [Internet Archive]) (on shift from Beacon Hill to Back Bay) (Introduction and Text Adrian Dover)

-----. "The Patagonia" (1888). In A London Life, The Patagonia, The Liar, Mrs. Temperly (London: Macmillan, 1889): 161-240 [Google Books--page 239 unreadable]) (Beacon Hill in summer)

(Google Books)

-----. Watch and Ward (1871 Atlantic Monthly) (Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Co., 1878 [Google Books]) (partly in Boston) (EROTIC LOVE; LOVE; PATRIARCHY) (Google Books and Gow

above for a play version)

James, Samantha. Just One Kiss (New York: Avon Books, 1996) (Starts Beacon Hill, 1854; romance) (Massachusetts -- History -- 1775-1865) (Amazon and Google Books)

Jenkins, Beverly. Before the Dawn (New York: Avon Books, 2001) (heroine, African-American Boston tavern owner; action mainly Colorado) (African Americans; Colorado; Boston (Mass.); Inheritance

and succession; Man-woman relationships) (Amazon and Google Books)

Johnson, Shirley Everton. The Cult of the Purple Rose: A Phase of Harvard Life (Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1902 [Google Books]) ("coded homage to Oscar Wilde" [Stone and Wofsey 1996]; semi-

closeted gay men; 1890s) (Harvard University; College students) (Google Books; Bail 276-78)

Johnson, Susan. Blaze (New York: Bantam, 1986) (Boston heiress kidnapped by Indian chief in land dispute) (Absaroke Indians; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century; Historical romances,

American; Love stories, American; Sensual historical romances; Ethnic romances) (Amazon and Google Books)

Johnston, Norma. Lotta’s Progress (New York: Avon Books, 1997) (Elementary and junior high school) (1838; 1840s) (German immigrants helped by Alcotts) (Alcott, Louisa May; German

Americans; Immigrants) (Amazon and Google Books)

Johnstone, William W. The Last Gunfighter: Avenger (New York : Pinnacle Books, 2007) (Series: The last gunfighter) (pursuit to Boston; 1890s) (Amazon)

-----. Rage of the Mountain Man (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1996) (Kidnapping in Boston; most of the action in the west) (Rocky Mountains; Kidnapping) (Amazon Back

Cover and Google books)

Joyce, Brenda. Captive (New York: Avon, 1996) (Romance; 20th and early 19th c.; starts "Boston, 1996") (Time travel; Harem; Boston (Mass.)-- History; Africa, North--History--1517-1882) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Judd, Sylvester. Margaret: A Tale of the Real and Ideal, Blight and Bloom; Including Sketches of a Place Not Before Described, Called Mons Christi (Boston: Jordan and Wiley, 1845 [Google

Books]) (Christian utopianism; some Boston) (Social problems) (Google Books)

Kane, James Johnson. Ilian; Or, The Curse of the Old South Church of Boston: A Psychological Tale of the Late Civil War (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1888 [Internet Archive]) (supernatural)

(The Literary World 28 Oct. 1888: 356, brief summary [Google Books])

Kay, Alan N. Send 'em South (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Kids, 2000) (Juvenile) (abolitionists; Irish Americans; escaped slaves in pre-Civil War Boston) (Underground Railroad; Fugitive slaves;

Slavery; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kauffman, Reginald Wright. Jarvis of Harvard (Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1901 [Google Books]) (Undergraduate students) (Harvard University) (Google Books; Bail 271-76)

Kay, Alan N. On the Trail of John Brown's Body: Young Heroes of History (Shippensburg, PA:White Mane Kids, 2001) (Juvenile--Elementary and junior high) (starts in Boston, but mainly Kansas and

elsewhere; Irish-American family and John Brown) (Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859; Abolitionists; Fathers and sons; Cousins) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kelleher, Lawrence R. The Lads: Erin's Far-Flung Exiles (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (Civil War; Irish immigrants from same family from Boston fight others from New Orleans) (Amazon and Google


Keys, Elizabeth. The Darling (New York: Zebra, ) (romance; young society woman flees proper Boston for Maine; nineteenth c. ?) ( Young women -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Physicians -- Maine; Man-woman relationships -- Maine)

King, Basil [pseud. of William Benjamin King]. Let Not Man Put Asunder[: A Story of Modern American Life {Cover but not title page}][: A Novel {1901 ed.}] (New York; London: Harper &

Brothers, 1901 [Google Books 1902 ed.]) (anti-divorce; four divorced couples; main heroine "old Boston name of Faneuil"; settings Boston, New Hampshire, London, Italy) (Google Books and
Brief Summary, The Literary World 1 Oct. 1901: 155 [Google Books])

King, Karen L. The Wedding Runaway (New York: Zebra Books, 2005) (heroine Boston heiress in England; romance) (Men/women relations; Single women; Heirs and heiresses -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Women gamblers; Disguises; Fiances; Nobility -- England; Earls -- England; Dueling -- England; Pistols; Marriages of royalty and nobility -- England; Independence in women;
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; England -- History -- 1811-1820; Great Britain -- History -- 19th century; Great Britain -- History -- George III, 1760-1820; London, England --
History -- 19th century; Love stories, American; Historical romances, American; Regency romances, American; Marriage) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kirke, Edmund [pseud. of James Roberts Gilmore]. My Southern Friends (New York: Carleton, 1863 [Google Books]) (partly set in Boston)

Kittredge, Daniel Wright. The Memoirs of a Failure: With an Account of the Man and his Manuscript (Cincinatti: U. O. James, Bookseller, 1908) (Harvard, Chapter 2 [Bail 344]) (Google Books and

Brief Summary, The Bookman (Mar. 1909: 103) [Google Books])

Kraus, Jim & Terri. The Quest: A Novel (Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 2001) (Series: Circle of destiny, 4) (Harvard student needs/seeks/finds Christ; class of 1845) (Harvard University --

Students; Nineteenth century; Cambridge, Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century; Christian love; Coming-of-age) (Amazon)

Krensky, Stephen. Sisters of Scituate Light (New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2008) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (Massachusetts -- History -- War of 1812; Lighthouses; Sisters; Scituate (Mass.) -- History

-- 19th century; United States -- History -- War of 1812)

Lander, Sarah W. Spectacles for Little Eyes (Boston: Walker, Wise, 1862, ©1861) (Juvenile) ("good account of the sights of Boston and the vicinity, with pretty illustrations" (by Winslow Homer, etc.)

[The Monthly Journal of the American Unitarian Association 1861: 583] (City and town life; Friendship; Children -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900; Boston (Mass.) --
Description and travel; Museums -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Landis, Jill Marie. Come Spring (New York: Jove Books, 1992) (starts in Boston in 1890s; Wyoming; Romance) (Amazon and Google Books)

Langton, Jane. The Deserter: Murder at Gettysburg (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2003) (Harvard "deserter") (Kelly, Homer (Fictitious character); Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863;

Military deserters; Gettysburg (Pa.); College teachers; Concord (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Steeplechase: A Homer Kelly Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2005) (1868; fictional Nashoba, Mass.) (sequel to The Deserter) (Kelly, Homer (Fictitious character); Middlesex County

(Mass.)) (Amazon, esp. Front Flap, and Google Books)

Lasky, Kathryn. Daughters of the Sea: Hannah (New York: Scholastic Press, 2009) (1899; wealthy Boston and Maine coast; three mermaid sisters; first of trilogy) (Mermaids; Identity; Social

classes; Household employees; Orphans; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 1865; Maine -- History -- 19th century) (Amazon)

----. Illus. David Catrow. She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head! (New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1995) (Juvenile: ages 9-12) (1896; fictional account of founding of

Massachusetts Audubon Society in response to women's hat fashion using dead birds) (Hemenway, Harriet; Hall, Minna; Massachusetts Audubon Society; Birds -- Protection) (Amazon and
Google Books)

-----. True North: A Novel of the Underground Railroad (New York: Blue Sky Press, 1996) (Juvenile: grades 6-9) (one main character is a Beacon Hill socialite; "Chapter 27 June 16,

1858 Boston, Massachusetts") (Abolitionists; Grandparent and child; Fugitive slaves; Slaves; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lee, Hannah Farnham Sawyer [pub. anon.]. Rosanna; or, Scenes in Boston. A Story (Cambridge: John Owen, 1839 [Google Books]) (temperance; Irish immigrants) (Google Books and Summary The

Christian Examiner, Mar. 1840: 116-18 [Google Books])

Lee, Linda Francis. Blue Waltz (New York: Jove Books, 1996) (romance; Boston, 1893) (Widows) (Amazon and Review Romantic Times Book Reviews [accessed 5 Mar. 2008])

-----. Dove's Way (New York: Ivy Books, 2000) (Boston-born heroine grows up in Congo; on return tries to become proper lady) (Congo; Society manners; Romance; Upperclass) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. Nightingale's Gate (New York: Ivy Books, 2001) (Romance) (Prostitutes -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Serial murderers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Women lawyers -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Swan's Grace (New York: Ivy Books, 2000) (Sequel to Dove's Way, Boston 1892; Romance) (Amazon and Google Books)

Leon, Bonnie. The Heart of Thornton Creek: A Novel (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Fleming H. Revell, 2005) (romance; Boston socialite heroine moves to Australia in 1871; mainly Australia) (Pioneers;

Queensland; Americans -- Australia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Leslie, Eliza. "The Escorted Lady." In Pencil Sketches: Or, Outlines of Character and Manners (Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833: ?-? (opens at the Tremont Hotel; pampered woman

escorted from Boston to Philadelphia) (BOSTON; MAN-WOMAN RELATIONSHIPS) (

Leslie, Madeline J. Hyde. Sophia and the Gipsies (Boston: Andrew F. Graves, 1870) (Romanies; Farmers; Travelers; Diseases; Children -- Conduct of life; Christian life; Boston (Mass.))

Lester, Julius. "A Christmas Love Story." This Strange New Feeling (New York: Dial, 1982: 73-149) (Juvenile) (three short stories; escaped slaves in Boston; Fugitive Slave Bill 1850; based on real

William and Ellen Craft) (African Americans; Slavery; African Americans; Love) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lidstone, James Torrington Spencer. The Bostoniad Giving a Full Description of the Principal Establishments, Together with the Most Honorable and Substantial Business Men, in the Athens of

America (Boston: Published under universal patronage, 1853) (60-62 pages) (Poetry) (Brief Des., John Corrigan, Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century (Los
Angeles and Berkeley: U of California P: 43) [Google Books])

-----. The Third Bostoniad: In Two Parts [i.e. Parts 2-3] (Boston: Pub. under universal patronage Hollis & Gunn , prs, 1853)

Lindsey, Johanna. Paradise Wild (New York: Avon, 1981) (romance; mainly Hawaii, but Boston heroine and Boston scenes; 1890s) (Amazon and Google Books)

Litton, Pamela. Scoundrel (New York: Jove Books, 1994) (romance; mail-order bride from Boston; Brides of the West series) (Bride price; New Mexico) (Amazon)

Lord, Mary N. Mary Milton; or, The Conquests of Grace. A Brief Account of the Life, Experience and Labors of a Humble Servant of Christ (Claremont, N.H.: Printed by the Claremont

Manufacturing Co., 1876 [Google Books]) (Christian message; Perkins Institute for the Blind; South Boston) (Google Books)

Loring, Frederic W[adsworth]. Two College Friends (Boston: Loring, 1871 [Internet Archive]) ("a romantic friendship set at Harvard. Not explicitly gay, but coded in Whitmanesque language" [Stone and

Wofsey 1996]; Civil War) (Axel Nissen, Chapter 8 Passing the Love of Women, The Romantic Friendship Reader: Love Stories Between Men in Victorian America (Boston: Northeastern U P,
2003: 85-87) [Google Books]; Bail 231-32)

Lunt, William P. Poem: Recited by the late Rev. William P. Lunt, on the occasion of laying the corner stone of the Sailors' Snug Harbor, July 14, 1856 (Boston: J.M. Hewes, Printer, [1857?])

(Sailors' Snug Harbor (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry. | Sailors -- Poetry)

MacLane, Mary. My Friend Annabel Lee (Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1903 [Google Books]) (friendship in Boston) (Author's Comments, The Literary News Aug. 1903: 255 [Google

Books] and "Mary MacLane Again", New York Times 5 Sep. 1903: BR8)

Maclean, Anna. Louisa and the Missing Heiress: A Louisa May Alcott Mystery (New York: Signet and New American Library, 2004) (Beacon Hill; Pinckney Street; Commonwealth Avenue)

(Alcott, Louisa May) (Amazon and Google Books) See Mysteries for more books in this series.

MacGowan, Alice. The Last Word (Boston: Page, 1902 [Google Books]) (Texas/New York/Boston; young women; romance) (Google Books and Brief Review The Bookbuyer, Oct. 1902:251-52

[Google Books])

Madden, Sandra. Comfort and Joy (New York: Zebra, 2001) (romance; Brahmin amnesiac marries Irish serving girl; stolen art; Christmas) (Amnesiacs -- Boston, Massachusetts; Art --

Collectors and collecting -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mahony, Dora [pseud.]. Six Months in a House of Correction, or, The Narrative of Dorah Mahony Who Was Under the Influence of the Protestants about a Year, and an Inmate of the House of

Correction, in Leverett St., Boston, Massachusetts, Nearly Six Months in the years 18-- (Boston : B.B. Mussey, 1835) (parody of Rebecca Reed's Six Months in a Convent, turning Protestant
controlled prison into version of Protestant hysterical view of Charlestown convent) (Background/Summary, Charles Fanning, The Irish Voice in America: 250 Years of Irish-American Fiction
(Lexington: U P of Kentucky, 1999: 22-23 [Google Books])

Mann, Rufus [pseud. of Sophia Penn Page Shaler]. The Prelude and the Play (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1900 [Google Books]) (Harvard University) (Google Books and

Pub. Summary The Book Buyer, Apr. 1899: 168 [Google Books])

McCall, Sidney. Truth Dexter (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901 [Internet Archive 1906 ed.]) (Southern wife, Boston husband; critique of Boston society) (Amazon and Google Books)

McClymer, Kelly. The Infamous Bride: Once Upon a Wedding (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 2001; New York: Zebra; Southampton: Mallard, 2001) (Romance; 1840s; Boston merchant family;

London) (Capitalists and financiers; Marriage) (Google Books and Brief Summary, [accessed 12 Mar. 2008])

McCorry, Peter. Mount Benedict, or the Violated Tomb: A Tale of the Charlestown Convent (Boston: P. Donahoe, 1871 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indian U]) (based on the burning of

a convent and desecration of a graveyard in 1834 by an anti-Irish, anti-Catholic mob) (Jenn Schaff, "Catholic Womanhood as “True Womanhood”: The Dilemma of Moral Suasion at the Center of
Peter McCorry’s Mount Benedict" (Abstract) 27 Mar. 2004 (accessed 5 Mar. 2008))

McDowell, Katherine Sherwood Bonner [under pseud. "By an Atom"]. The Radical Club: A Poem Respectfully Dedicated to "The Infinite" (Boston Sunday Times, May 8, 1875) ("parody of Poe's

"The Raven" [Google Books]; 14 pages in 1876 ed.) (Satirical poetry; Humorous poetry; Radical Club (Boston, Mass.)) (Google Books and Kathryn McKee, "Southern Women Humorists", in
Carolyn Perry, Mary Weaks-Baxter, and Mary Louise Weaks, The History of Southern Women's Literature (Batoin Rouge: LSU P, 2002: 178-79 [Google Books])

[Chip. The Radical Club: A Poem Respectfully Dedicated to an Atom (Boston: William F. Gill, 1876) ("Written in reply to: The Radical Club / by an atom [i.e. Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell]" [Google Books]; 27 pages) (Google Books)]

McKinstry, L. C. The Burning, Commemorative of the Destruction by Fire of "The Scriptural Tract Repository ...": During the Great Fire of Nov. 10 and 11, 1872 (St. Johnsburg [Vt.]: C.M.

Stone & Co., printers, 1873) (44 pages) (Scriptural Tract Repository (Boston, Mass.) -- Fire, 1872; Fires -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Poetry)

McMahon, Kay. Chase the Dawn (New York: Jove Books: Berkley Pub. Group, 1992) (romance; heroine, Boston doctor; Civil War; mainly in South) (Google Books)

McMahon, Thomas. McKay's Bees (New York: Harper & Row, 1979) (Boston Brahmin in 1855 Kansas) (Frontier and pioneer life; Bee culture; Bee keepers; Kansas) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mead, Lucia True Ames [pub. under maiden name Lucia True Ames]. Memoirs of a Millionaire (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1889 [Google Books]) (Boston heiress puts philanthropy into

practice) (Utopias) (Summary/Review, The Literary World 26 Oct., 1889: 367-8 [Google Books])

Merrick, Mark. Detective Jack; Or, the Night Hawks of Boston (New York: N. Munro, 1884) (Number 94 in series; Dime Novel) (Check Hoppenstand; listed p. 104)

Merritt, Christopher C. Faneuil Hall: "The Cradle of Liberty" ([Boston: s.n.], 1895) (4 pages) (Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry)

Meyer, L. A. Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady (Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt, 2004) (Elementary and junior high school)

(Boston 1803) (Orphans; Sex role; Schools; Friendship) (Amazon and Google Books)

M'Glenen, H. A. The Ray. Boston, October, 1882. New England edition (Boston: H.A. M'Glenen, 1882) (The Ray was a series of theatre programs.) (Meritt, Paul.; Harris, A.; Boston Theatre

(Washington Street, Boston, Mass.); Theater -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources: Theaters -- Massachusetts -- Boston. Concrete poetry)

Mills, Anita. Comanche Moon (New York: Topaz Books, 1995) (heroine returns from Boston finishing school to Texas; mainly Texas; 1873) (Comanche Indians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Moffat, A. S. Cedar Brook Stories; or, The Clifford Children. / Vol. 1. The Young Seed-sowers (Boston: Graves and Young; New York: Sheldon and Company; Cincinnati: George S. Blanchard, 1864)

(Children's stories; Family; Children -- Religious life; Conduct of life; Roxbury (Boston, Mass.))

Moody, Charles C.P. , William B Tappan, and George Russell. Celebration Hymns, on the Introduction of the Cochituate Water in Boston, October 25, 1848 ([Boston] Old Dickinson Print. Office,

1848) (Boston (Mass.) -- Cochituate reservoir; Water -- Poetry) (Google Books and Michael Rawson, "The Nature of Water: Reform and the Antebellum Crusade for Municipal Water in Boston,"
Environmental History 9.3 (2004: 60 pars.) [accessed 3 Apr. 2008])

Moody, William Vaughn. An Ode in Time of Hesitation (1900). In Gloucester Moors and Other Poems. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1901. 12-21 [Google Books] (Robert Gould Shaw/Massachusett

54th Infantry Regiment Monument; Phillipines; Civil War)

Morgan, Henry. Boston Inside Out! Sins of a Great City! A Story of Real Life (Boston: Shawmut Pub. Co., 1880 [Google Books 1895 ed.]) (anti-Catholic diatribe against Catholic-Brahmin conspiracy)

(Google Books and Brief Summary, Margaret Lamberts Bendroth, Fundamentalists in the City: Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885-1950 (New York: Oxford U P, 2005: 79)
[Google Books])

-----. Ned Nevins, the News Boy, Or, Street Life in Boston (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1867 [Internet Archive]) (Brief Contemporary Review The American Farmer (Jul. 1867: 223) [Google Books])

Morrow, Victoria. The Eagle and the Dove (New York: Leisure; Enfield: Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2007) (romance; Boston heroine; railroads; gold mines; class snobbery) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Moulton, Louise Chandler. "A Letter, and What Came of It." Some Women's Hearts (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874: 289-320 [Google Books])

-----. Miss Eyre from Boston: And Others (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1889 [Google Books]) (short stories) (Google Books)

Mullan, William. Furrows Through Brook Farm (Boston: William Mullan, publisher, 1899) (31 pages) (Brook Farm (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry)

Murphy, James R. They Were Dreamers: A Saga of the Irish in North America (New York: Atheneum, 1983) (Irish-Canadians migrate to Boston; 1832-74) (Irish-Canadians;

Irish-Americans -- Boston; Irish in Canada; Family sagas, Irish-American) (Google Books)

Nelson, Truman John. The Passion by the Brook: A novel about Brook Farm (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1953) (Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)) (Google Books)

-----. The Sin of the Prophet (Boston: Little, Brown, 1952) (African Americans; 1854) (Parker, Theodore; Burns, Anthony; Fugitive slaves; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Anti-slavery

movement, 1830-1863) (Google Books and Brief Introduction, The Truman Nelson Reader, ed. William J. Schrader (Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1989: 3-4)[Google Books])

O'Brian, Patrick. The Fortune of War (London: Collins, 1979) ("lead characters . . . prisoners in Boston during the War of 1812 . . . volume 6 in O’Brian’s Aubrey/Maturin series of historical

novels" [Jeremy A. Stahlin, email]) (Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character); Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character); Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century; United States -- History -- War of
1812; Ship physicians; Ship captains) (Amazon and Google Books)

O'Connor, William Douglas . "The Ghost." Little Classics, ed. Rossiter Johnson. Vol. 8 Mystery. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1875: 7-70 [Google Books]. (West End; Beacon Hill; Bowdoin Street; Hanover

Street; a Boston version of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol")

----- [pub. anon.]. Harrington: A Story of True Love ( Boston: Thayer & Eldridge, 1860 [Google Books]) (Begins in Boston in 1852 with racist mistreatment of African Americans and

worsening conditions because of the Fugutive Slave Act) (Google Books and Review, The National Quarterly (Dec. 1860: 156-59) [Google books])

O'Donnell, Terence. The Lenore: A Maritime Chronicle (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926) (opens on the Boston docks, 1857, but most of the action happens at sea) (Google Books) (fiction?)

Olds, Bruce. Raising Holy Hell: A Novel (New York: H. Holt, 1995) (John Brown with some key Boston scenes with radical abolitionists) (Brown, John; Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John

Brown's Raid, 1859; Antislavery movements; Abolitionists; Slavery; Hate crimes) (Amazon and Google Books)

Optic, Oliver [pseud. of William Taylor Adams]. Living Too Fast; or, The Confession of a Bank Officer, (Boston: Lee and Shepard and New York: Charles T. Dillingham, 1876) (Juvenile)

(Children's stories; Banks and banking; Young men; Young women; Debt; Money; Marriage; City and town life; Domestics; Temperance; Theft; Boston (Mass.); Uncles)
(Pub. adv. [Google Books, accessed 30 May 2009])

-----. Make Or Break: Or, The Rich Man's Daughter (Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869) (Juvenile) (Barbers; Poor; Banks and banking; City and town life; Physicians; Temperance;

Child labor; Pets; Courts; Boston (Mass.))

-----. Now or Never; or The Adventures of Bobby Bright: A Story for Young Folks (Boston: Brown and Bazin, 1857 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Fishing; Widows; Mothers and sons;

Book industries and trade; Money; Child labor; Runaway children; Theft; Boston (Mass.); Maine)

Otis, Eliza Henderson Boardman, Mrs. The Barclays of Boston (Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1854 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U]) (Review, Putnam's Monthly

(Apr. 1854: 446) [Google Books])

Page, J. W. Uncle Robin in his Cabin in Virginia and Tom Without One in Boston (Richmond, Va.: J. W. Randolph, 1853 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U]) (benevolent southern

slavery vs. harsh northern wage slavery; response to Uncle Tom's Cabin; Chapters XIII A Trip to Boston 240-56 and XIV Cruel Mercies 256-65 set in Boston) (Slavery) (Brief Summary, Eric
Schocket, Vanishing Moments: Class and American Literature (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2006: 55 )[Google Books])

Paisley, Rebecca (pseud. of Rebecca Boado Rosas). Barefoot Bride (New York: Avon, 1990) (romance; Boston and North Carolina) (Amazon)

-----. Heartstrings (New York: Dell, 1994) (comedy; romance; Boston-intellectual in Texas wants to bear child for barren sister from man who resembles physically/intellectually her Harvard-

professor brother-in-law) (Surrogate mothers -- Texas; Texas) (Amazon and Google Books)

Palfrey, Sarah Hammond [also under pseud. E. Foxton]. Old Times and New (Boston: W.B. Clarke Company, 1899) (49 pages) (Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry) (Google Books)

Parshley, Frank E. The Voice of Cambridgeport ([Cambridgeport, Mass.? : s.n., 1876]) (Merchants -- Massachusetts -- Cambridgeport; Merchants -- Massachusetts -- Boston. Merchants -- Poetry;

Business enterprises -- Massachusetts -- Cambridgeport; Business enterprises -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Business enterprises -- Poetry; Cambridgeport (Mass.) -- Commerce.
Boston (Mass.) -- Commerce)

Parton, Ethel. Melissa Ann: A Little Girl of the Eighteen Twenties (Chicago: E.M. Hale, 1931) (Juvenile) ("Melissa Ann, who lives in Boston with her grandmother and four aunts, is always

getting into difficulty because of her thoughtless actions." WorldCat) (Family life; Boston (Mass.))

Pastore, Clare. Fiona McGilray's Story: A Voyage from Ireland in 1849 (New York: Berkley Jam, 2001) (Juvenile--grades 5-8) (teenager and her family emigrate to Boston) (Irish-American girls --

Boston, Massachusetts; Irish immigrants -- Boston, Massachusetts; Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852) (Amazon)

Peale, Cynthia (pseud. of Nancy Zaroulis). "The Bones of St. Botolph." Globe 7/29/01 14-19) (Jack and Isabella Gardner) See also Mysteries.

-----. The Death of Colonel Mann: A Beacon Hill Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 2000) (death of gossip publisher/blackmailer in Victorian Boston) (Beacon Hill; Brothers and sisters) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Murder at Bertram's Bower (New York: Doubleday, 2001) ("Jack the ripper" in Boston 1892) (Beacon Hill; Brothers and sisters) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. White Crow: A Beacon Hill Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 2002) (spiritualist; seances; William James)(Brothers and sisters) (Amazon and Google Books)

Pearl, Matthew. The Last Dickens (London: Harvill Secker, 2009) (trans-Atlantic murder mystery; 1870) (Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Death and burial; Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 --

Homes and haunts; Osgood, James R. -- (James Ripley), -- 1836-1892; Publishers and publishing -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Unfinished books; Publishers and publishing -- Employees --
Crimes against; London (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century) (Amazon and Google Books)

Pentz, Albert Du Verney. "The Big Stranger on Dorchester Heights." Boston Transcript. The Best Short Stories of 1916, ed. Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (Boston: Small, Maynard, 1917: 72-74

[Google Books]) (South Boston; 1860; Abraham Lincoln)

Pettis, Samuel. Boston and Its Environs as They Appear from the Cupola of the State House: A Poem (Boston: L.C. Bowles, 1832) (47 pages) (Poetry)

Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. Fourteen to One (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1891 [Google Books]) (Short stories, many set in Boston, e.g., "Mary Elizabeth" 370-80: beggar girl on Washington Street and Parker

House [?]) (Google Books)

-----. The Sunny Side: Or the Country Minister's Wife (Philadelphia, Pa. [u.a.]: American Sunday-school Union, 1851) (consequences of low pay for ministers) (some Boston, e.g. Chapter "CHAPTER

VIII. VISIT TO BOSTON") (DOMESTIC RELATIONS; SOCIAL CLASSES - UNITED STATES) (Brief Des., Joanne Dobson, Dickinson and the Strategies of Reticence: The Woman
Writer in Nineteenth Century (Bloomington: Indiana U P, 1989: 34-35 [Google Books]) (

-----. The Silent Partner (Boston: J.R. Osgood and Co.; London: Samson Low & Co., 1871 [Google Books]) (Boston heiress unsuccessfully tries to help factory workers who work in her mills) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Phillis, Pompey or Pompey Smallhead or Christian Brown [various ed.] . Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill! (? 1816 [American Memory, Library of Congress, 1827 ed..]) (Broadside; "Phillis" insulting reference

to Phillis Wheatley [Alan Richardson, "'The Sorrows of Yamba,' by Eaglesfield Smith and Hannah More: Authorship, Ideology, and the Fractures of Antislavery Discourse," Romanticism on the Net
Issue 28 (November 2002): par. 11 {accessed 2 Apr. 2008}]) (Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations -- Poetry; English language -- Dialects; Wood-engraving; American -- 19th century; Boston in
literature; African Americans -- Crimes against -- Poetry) (Google Books)

-----. Bosson Artillerum election, or The African's Reply to the Burlesque on their Late Celebration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade ([Boston: African Society of Boston, 1828]) (response to

racist broadsides) (Phillis; Pompey; African Society (Boston, Mass.); Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts; African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston; African Americans
-- Societies, etc.; African American wit and humor; Antislavery movements -- United States; Boston (Mass.) in literature; English language -- Dialects -- United States; Festivals -- Massachusetts --
Boston) (John Wood Sweet, Bodies Politic: Negotiating Race in the American North, 1730-1830 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U P, 2003: 387) [Google Books])

Piel, Stobie. A Brighter Dawn (New York: LoveSpell, 1997) (romance; Civil War; wealthy Boston widow disguises as soldier to expose Confederate spy murderer of husband; mainly Virginia) (Civil War,

1861-1865) (Amazon and Brief Summary, Fantastic Fiction, accessed 11 Jul. 2008)

Pier, Arthur Stanwood. The Pedagogues: A Story of the Harvard Summer School (Boston: Small, Maynard, 1899 [Google Books]) (young English teacher) (Harvard University) (Google Books and

Brief Review, The American Monthly Review of Reviews (1899: 242) [Google Books]; Bail 264-65)

-----. The Sentimentalists: A Novel (New York: Harper & Brothers., 1901 [Google Books]) (western nouveau riche make way in Boston society) (Google Books)

Pool, Maria Louise. Mrs. Keats Bradford (New York: Harper Brothers, 1892) ("Boston marriage"; sequel to Roweny; mainly rural setting) (Brief Review, The Literary World (Jul. 1892: 261)

-----. Roweny in Boston: A Novel (New York: Harper, 1892 [Internet Archive]) ("Boston marriage")

Poor, Agnes Blake. Boston Neighbours: In Town and Out (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1898 [Google Books]) (short stories) (Pub. Des.. The Literary News Apr. 1898: 127 [Google Books]))

Porter, Cheryl Anne. Hannah's Promise (New York: St. Martin's, 1997) (romance; heroine in Boston with murdered mother's family; mainly, wild west) (Sisters; Revenge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Post, Waldron Kintzing. Harvard Stories: Sketches of the Undergraduate (New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1893 [Google Books]) (College stories, American; Harvard University; College

students; Cambridge (Mass.)) (Google Books; Bail 246-52)

Pozzessere, Heather Graham. . An Angel's Touch (New York: Zebra, 1995) (in part, angels in a Boston bar; Archangel Gabriel; one of six miracles in Boston) (Angels; Massachusetts) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Price, Eugenia . The Waiting Time (New York: Doubleday, 1997) (Boston Brahmin woman marries Georgia slaveowner; 1850s; abolition; one return visit to Boston; mainly Georgia) (Men/women relations

-- Georgia; Women plantation owners -- Georgia; Georgia -- History -- 1775-1865; Historical romances, American) (Amazon and Google Books)

Price, Marjorie. Emerald Embrace (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1989) (romance; mid-19th c.; Irish Americans; Lowell; Boston; Fugitive Slave Act) (Brothers and sisters) (Google Books)

Pryor, Bonnier. Luke: On the Golden Trail, 1849 (New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1999) (Elementary and junior high school; boy moves from Iowa to Boston; 1849; more on Iowa and the

journey than on Boston) (Frontier and pioneer life; Voyages and travels; Uncles) (Amazon and Google Books)

Quirk, Lawrence J. Some Lovely Image (New York: Quirk Pub. Co., ©1976 or Secaucus, N.J.: Meadowland Books, 1989) (gay men; Harvard; Beacon Hill; Lynn; 20th c. narrator/investigator and

subject who died in 1893) (Amazon)

Rand, Edward Augustus. Two College Boys, Or, the Old Man of Mountain (New York: T. Whittaker, 1895) (New Hampshire temperance and virtue at Harvard; Bail 254-55) (White Mountains)

Reasoner, J. L. Healer's Calling (New York: Berkley, 1996) (Boston woman physician goes west) (Women physicians -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Frontier and pioneer life; Boston (Mass.)--History--

1865; Indian territory) (Google Books)

Reed, Helen Leah. Brenda, Her School and Her Club (Boston: Little, Brown, 1900 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) ("instructive in its information about Boston" [American Monthly]) (Google Books and Brief

Review, The American Monthly Review of Reviews (1900: 778) [Google Books])

-----. Brenda's Bargain: A Story for Girls (Boston: Little, Brown, 1903 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (school and settlement work in Boston) (Google Books)

-----. Miss Theodora: A West End Story (Boston: R.G. Badger, 1898 [Internet Archive]) (West End; Pen and ink sketches of streets; local color; "quaint sketches of scenes fast fading" (Pub. Des.);

Yankee spinster) (Descriptive Snippets, Samuel Barber, Boston Common; a Diary of Notable Events: Incidents, and Neighboring Occurrences (Boston: Christopher Pub. House, 1914: 283-84)
and Brief Summary, The Annual American Catalogue, 1898 (New York: Office of the Publishers' Weekly, 1899: 162) [Google Books])

Reed, Rebecca Theresa. Six Months in a Convent, Or, The Narrative of Rebecca Theresa Reed, Who Was Under the Influence of the Roman Catholics About Two Years, and an Inmate of the

Ursuline Convent on Mount Benedict, Charlestown, Mass., Nearly Six Months, in the Years 1831-32 (Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1835 [Google Books]) (fictionalized) (Ursuline
Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.); Reed, Rebecca Theresa, Ex-nuns -- Massachusetts -- Biography) (Google Books)

Rees, Douglas. Lightning Time: A Novel (New York: DK Ink, 1997) (Juvenile--Elementary and Junior High School) (14-year-old hero leaves Boston to go with John Brown; 1850s; Harper's Ferry)

(Brown, John; Abolitionists; Slavery; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rideing, William H. A Little Upstart: a Novel (Boston: Cupples, Upham, 1885) ("covert portraits, with racy and sometimes sarcastic sketches of society and literary life in Boston" [A Little Upstart The

Literary World 8 Aug. 1885: 267 [Google Books, accessed 31 Jan. 2008])

Robbins, Joseph Willet. Progress: A Local Poem, Read Before the Roxbury Mechanics' Institute, Tuesday Evening, Feb. 19, 1861 (Boston: s.n., 1861) (Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) -- History -- Poetry)

Robins, Elizabeth [1st ed. under pseud C. E. Raimond]. The Open Question: A Tale of Two Temperaments (London: Heinemann, 1898 [Google Books]) ("the hero's family lives at Elizabeth's Boston

address," 16 Ashburton Place [Angela V. John, Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952 {New York: Routledge, 1995}, 31]; Suicide; Cousins; Tuberculosis; mainly Ohio, but some Boston)
(Review, The Literary World (18 Feb. 1899: 51-52)[Google Books])

Robbins, Sarah Stuart. illus. Henry L Penfield. Turning a New Leaf, or, The Story of Charles Terry (New York: Robert Carter & Bros., 1865 [Google Books])

(Teenage boys -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boarding schools; Selfishness; Conduct of life)

Rockwood, Harry (pseud. of Ernest A. Young). Clarice Dyke: The Female Detective (New York: J.S. Ogilvie, 1883) ("knows the criminals of Boston . . . proving that the streets of Southie and the

North End were as unfriendly 120 years ago as they are now" Fantastic Victoriana: D, ed. Jesse Nevins (accessed 23 May 2009)

-----. Nat Foster, the Boston Detective: A Thrilling Story of Detective Life (New York: J. S. Ogilvie, 1883)

Roddan, John T. John O'Brien; or, The Orphan of Boston, A Tale of Real Life (Boston: Patrick Donahoe, 1850) (Irish immigrants and hostile Yankees; 1819-c. 1850) (Google Books and Detailed

Summary, Willard Thorp, Catholic Novelists in Defense of Their Faith, 1829-1865 (New York: Ayer, 1978: 46-48 [Google Books])

Rodrick, Diane. Love's Eternal Golden Flames (Virtualbookworm Inc., 2001) (romance; some Boston, but not grounded in real Boston) (Google Books)

Rogers, Cameron. The Music of Razors (Ringwood, Vic.: Penguin, 2001) (partly, Boston 1840) (Supernatural) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rogers, Rosemary. A Dangerous Man (New York: Avon Books, 1996) (Opens Boston, September, 1845) (California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century) (Amazon Back Cover)

Russell, Benjamin. The Fortieth Annual Address, of the carriers of the Columbian centinel, to its patrons : with the best wishes and salutations of the season, for January 1, 1824 (Boston: [B.

Russell], 1824) (1 page) (New Year -- Poetry; Paperboys -- Poetry; Greece -- History -- War of Independence, 1821-1829 -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry) (Google Books)

Russell, David. Autobiography of David Russell: A Boston Boy and True American (Boston: The author, 1857 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U]) (Classified by Wright as fiction)

Ryan, P[atricia]. B. Death on Beacon Hill: A Gilded Age Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2005) (1869: Irish governess) (Sweeney, Nell (Fictitious character)) (Amazon and Google Books)

See Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense for more books in this series.

Salisbury, Luke. The Cleveland Indian: The Legend of King Saturday (Brooklyn, N.Y.: The Smith, 1992) (1897; several scenes in Boston) ) (Sockalexis, Louis; Cleveland Spiders (Baseball team) --

History; Baseball -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History: Baseball players; Indians of North America; Cleveland (Ohio)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Samuels, Adelaide F. illus. John Andrew. Fighting the Battle; or, Dick and Daisy's City Life (Boston: Lee and Shepard and New York: Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1871) (Juvenile; 2nd in series)

("Newly orphaned, Dick and Daisy make their way to Boston, seeking a means to support themselves; there they are befriended by an elderly street musician called 'Grandfather Milly.'"
Mary Crosson, accessed 30 May 2009]

-----. illus. John Andrew. Grandfather Milly's Luck, or, Dick and Daisy's Reward (Boston: Lee and Shepard and New York: Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1871) (Juvenile) (4th in series;

Grandfather Milly, street musician in Boston; "Dick and Daisy's kindness and perseverance is finally rewarded, from an unexpected quarter." Crosson) (Children -- Conduct of life;
Brothers and sisters; Orphans; Street musicians; Inheritance and succession; Christian life; Boston (Mass.))

-----. illus. John Andrew. Saved From the Streets; or, Dick and Daisy's Protégés (Boston: Lee and Shepard and New York: Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1872) (Juvenile; 3rd in series)

("As Christmas approaches, Dick and Daisy must care for an ailing Grandfather Milly, as well as extending a helping hand to other destitute children." Crosson)

Sanborn, Alvan F. Moody's Lodging House, and Other Tenement Sketches (Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895 [Internet Archive]) (Homeless persons -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Lodging-houses -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Poor -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century) (Brief Summary/Review, A Guide to Reading in
Social Ethics and Allied Subjects, Harvard University, 1910: 85 [Google Books])

Sandifer, Linda. Raveled Ends of Sky (New York: Forge, 1998) (romance; independent women; upperclass Boston woman travels overland to California; mainly on the road and California; mid 1840s)

(Overland journeys to the Pacific; Women pioneers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Santayana, George. "Fair Harvard." In A Hermit of Carmel, and Other Poems (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1901: 165-66)

Sawyer, Walter Leon. A Local Habitation (Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1899 [Google Books]) (Chinatown; "a newspaper man's story of life in South Boston [mistake for South End, as much of

it is set in Harrison Avenue boarding house], into which plebian district a reporter goes in order to get material for a work of fiction" [The American Monthly Review of Reviews 1900: 123] [Google
Books] )

Sayles, Ginie. She Was A Bigamist: Was She A Woman Without Honor? Or A Woman Who Loved Too Much? (New York: iUniverse, 2004) (c. 1885; Newport; Marth's Vineyard; some Boston)

(Google Books)

Scank, Philemon [pseud. of G.A.M. Elder]. A few Chapters to Brother Jonathan, concerning "Infallibility, &c." or, Stictures [i.e., Strictures] on Nathan L. Rice's "Defence of Protestantism," &c.

&c. &c. (Louisville, Ky.: Published for the author., 1835) ("'The Ursuline convent. A poem.' 34 p. at end" [Google Books]) (Rice, N. L; Ursuline Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.) -- Fire, 1834
-- Poetry; Catholic Church -- Infallibility; Catholic Church -- Controversial literature; Protestantism)

Schaff, Donna. Just One Kiss (Unity, Me.: Five Star, 2001) (historical romance; nineteenth century [?]) (Louisiana; Boston (Mass.); French teachers)

Schefrin, Aram. Consider the Elephant ( [accessed 23 Feb. 2008]; c. 2001, 2006, 2007; only available in audio format(?)] (Some scenes in Boston, e.g., Chapters 1, 6, 12, 20; John

Wilkes Booth; 1865)

Schottenstein, Shevy. The Promise of Freedom (Southfield, MI: Targum Press, 2007) (Jewish immigrant from Lithuania to Boston heroine) (Jews -- Migrations; Orthodox Jews; Jews --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Jews, Eastern European -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Amazon)

Scott, Joanna. "Dorothea Dix: Samaritan." Various Antidotes: Stories (New York : H. Holt, 1994: 102-25) (Dorothea Dix; short story) (Amazon and Google Books)

Scudder, Horace Elisha. Boston Town (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company ; Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1881 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (Boston Latin School) (Students; Grandfathers; City and

town life; Brothers; Storytelling; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783)

-----. Doings of the Bodley Family in Town and Country (Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1875 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Children -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life; Family: Moving, Household; Farm

life; Roxbury (Boston, Mass.); Country life; Fairy tales; Children's poetry; Children's stories) (Move from Boston to Roxbury) (Pub. Des., prefixed to The English Bodley Family (Boston: Houghton,
Mifflin, 1884: 1) [Google Books])

Scudder, Vida. A Listener in Babel: Being a Series of Imaginary Conversations Held at the Close of the Last Century (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1903) (autobiog. novel about

women's Boston in the 90's) (Working class women) (Sarah Deutsch, Women and the City (New York: Oxford U P, 8-15 [Google Books], 23-24 and Google Books)

Sedgwick, Anne Douglas. A Fountain Sealed (New York: Century, 1907 [Google Books 1908 ed.]) (mainly New York, England, and elsewhere, but opens in Boston in winter) (Google Books)

Severance, Mark Sibley. Hammersmith: His Harvard Days (Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1878 [Google Books]) (Student experience; Bail 237-41) (Harvard University; California) (Google Books)

Shaw, Allie. The Impossible Texan (New York: Ballantine Books, 2001) (romance; 1888; all Texas; hero, Harvard educated Boston aristocrat campaign manager) (Political campaigns -- Texas; Campaign

management; Legislators -- United States; Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sherburne, James. Hacey Miller: A Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971) (Kentuckian from pro-slavery family becomes abolitionist at Harvard; 1845+) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sheridan, Eliza. Ellen Fenton, or, The Miser of the North End! (Boston: Jones's Pub. House, 1847) (Check)

Shertzer, Linda. Chasing Rainbows (New York: Berkley Pub., 1994) (romance; 1874; Harmony, Kansas; heroine, Boston-educated reporter) (Google Books)

Shiefman, Vicky. Good-bye to the Trees (New York: Atheneum, 1993) (Juvenile--grades 5-8) (13-year-old Russian immigrant girl in early 20th-century Boston) (Emigration and immigration; Russian

Americans; Jews) (Amazon and Google Books)

Shiplett, June Lund. Boston Renegade (New York: Harlequin, 1992) (Bostonian male do-gooder in the wild west) (check)

Shreve, Anita. Fortune's Rocks (Boston: Little, Brown, 1999) (Boston Brahmins summer in New Hampshire in 1899) (Young women--Sexual behavior; Mills and mill-work) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sinclair, Upton. Manassas: A Novel of the War (New York: Macmillan Co., 1904 [Internet Archive]) (Pro-Civil Rights view of Boston; several scenes set in Boston) (United States -- History -- Civil War,

1861-1865; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861) (Amazon and Google Books)

Smith, Michael. Boston! Boston! (Dublin: Poolbeg, 1997) (Juvenile) (Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852; Immigration and emigration; Connemara (Ireland) -- Imigration and emigration)

Smith, Seba [using pseud. Jack Downing]. The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Downingville, Away Down East in the State of Maine (Boston: Lilly, Wait, Colman & Holden, 1833

[Google Books 1834 ed.]) (epistolary novel; some Boston, e.g., "LETTER IV.—In which Uncle Joshua tells how he went to Boston, and took dinner with the Gineral Court," "LETTER XXXIII.—In
which Mr Downing tells about the talk he had with the Boston Editors on his way to Washington," and "LETTER LXI.—In which Major Downing describes the visit of the President at Boston")
(REGIONAL AMERICAN STORIES; JACKSON, ANDREW (1767-1845); NORTHERN STATES; POLITICS; Political satire, American; United States -- Politics and government -- 1829-
1837 -- Humor) (Google Books)

Sokolov, Raymond. Native Intelligence (New York: Harper & Row, 1975) (author, class of '63 ; "in large measure about Harvard and its mentality in the early days of the Kennedy meritocracy,"

Nick Lemman, The Harvard Crimson 19 Mar. 1976) (Google Books and Review, Nick Lemman, accessed 13 Jul. 2009)

Sprague, Charles. An Ode Pronounced Before the Inhabitants of Boston, September the Seventeenth, 1830: At the Centennial Celebration of the Settlement of the City (Boston: John H. Eastburn,

city printer, 1830 [Google Books]) (Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc.)

Stevens, D. W. [under pseud. A New York Detective] [Also, attributed to Francis Worcester Doughty. See Google Books.]. The James Boys in Boston: Or, Old King Brady and the Car of Gold (New

York: F. Tousey, 1890) (Gary Hoppenstand, The Dime Novel Detective: 64)

Stimson, A. L. Easy Nat, or, The Three Apprentices: A Tale of Life in New York and Boston but Adapted to Any Meridan (New York: J.C. Derby, 1854 [Wright American

Fiction, 1851-1875]) (working class; young men; crime) (Boys -- New England; Apprentices -- New England) (Review, Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion
(Oct. 1854: 393) [Google Books])

Stimson, Frederic Jesup [pseud. J. S. of Dale]. Guerndale: An Old Story (New York: Scribner, 1882 [Google Books 1899 ed.]) (some Harvard University; Crimean War; Bail 245-46) (Google Books

and Summary, Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern Vol. 44 (New York: The International Society, 1897: 142-43) [Google Books])

-----. Pirate Gold (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1896 [Google Books]) (begins 1830 on a commerical wharf in Boston harbor) (Google Books)

-----. The Residuary Legatee, Or, The Posthumous Jest of the Late John Austin (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888 [Google Books]) (Brookline) (Inheritance and succession) (Brief Review,

Book News (Jul. 1881: 510) [Google Books])

Stirling, Jocelyn. Promises to Keep (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986) (romance kindled at Boston wedding of mismatched couple; partly set in Boston in early 19th century; also New York,

Washington) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stoddard, Elizabeth Drew (Barstow) . The Morgesons (New York: Carleton, 1862 [Wright American Fiction 1851-1875]) (some Boston, including a stay at the Bromfield House on Bowdoin St., Boston,

in Chapter XIII) (INSANITY; LOVE; WOMEN'S RIGHTS; Young women) (Google Books)

Sullivan, Thomas Russell. Roses of Shadow: A Novel (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1885 [Internet Archive]) ("Another Boston novel, in the sense of locale" Literary

News) (Brief Review, Literary News (Feb. 1886: 54) [Google Books])

Swartz, Katherine. Another Country (London: Robert Hale, 2007) (Heroine immigrates to Boston, 1832; Glasgow; Prince Edward Island) (British -- United States; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and

customs -- 19th century; United States -- History -- 1815-1861) (Brief Des., State Library of Tasmania [accessed 8 Apr. 2008] and Brief Review, Rachel A. Hyde, 2008 [accessed
8 Apr. 2008])

Swazey, Arthur [pub. anon.]. A Boston Girl: A Story of Boston, Bar Harbor, and Paris (Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1886 [Google Books]

Thayer, William Makepeace. The Bobbin Boy; or, How Nat Got his Learning: An Example for Youth (Boston: J.E. Tilton, 1860 [Project Gutenberg]) (Juvenile) (fictionalized boyhood of N.P.B.)

(Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, -- 1816-1894; Conduct of life; School children; Courts; Sports; Child labor; Factories; Theater; Temperance; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Thayer, William Roscoe. In the Meshes; or, A Drop of Boston Blue Blood (Cambridge, Mass.: C.W. Sever, 1881) (62 pages; humor and satire; from Harvard Lampoon)

Thomas, Carroll. Ring Out Wild Bells: A Matty Trescott Novel (Elementary and junior high school) (Hanover, NH: Smith and Kraus, 2001) (sleuth attends women's medical school in Boston)

(Massachusetts -- History -- 1865; Mount Holyoke Seminary and College; New England Female Medical College; Universities and colleges; Sex role; Cousins; Boston (Mass.) -- (History -- 1865)
(Amazon and Google Books)

Thompson, George [pseud. Greenhorn]. City Crimes or Life in New York and Boston (Boston: W. Berry, 1849 [Project Gutenberg]; Reynolds and Gladman, pp. 107-310)

-----. My Life: Or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson: Being the Auto-Biography of an Author (Boston: Federhen, 1854 [Project Gutenberg]; Reynolds and Gladman, pp. 311-78)

(fictionalized; including Chapter X. Six Weeks in Leverett Street Jail)

-----. Venus in Boston (New York: Printed for the publisher, 1849 [Project Gutenberg]; rpt. Venus in Boston and Other Tales of Nineteenth- Century City Life, Edited with an

introduction by David S. Reynolds and Kimberly R. Gladman (UMassP, 2001), pp. 3-104) (sensational fiction; city mystery) (City and town life) (Amazon and Google Books)

Thompson, Joan. Parker's Island (New York: St. Martin's, 1979) (romance; 1890s; summer island and then Boston; young Boston banker to be and chambermaid) (Hotel cleaning personnel -- New

England; New England) (Google Books)

Tilden, Catherine. The First Patient: A Story, Written in Aid of the Fair for the "Channing Home" (Boston: J. Wilson, 1859 [Google Books]) (Boston (Mass.). -- Channing Home)

Townsend, Virginia F. A Boston Girl's Ambition (Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1887)

-----. But a Philistine (Boston: Lee and Shepard; New York: C.T. Dillingham, 1884 [Google Books]) (West End) (Brief Review, pre-title page note {pasted in?] [Google Books])

Tripp, George Henry [pub. anon.]. Student-Life at Harvard (Boston: Lockwood, Brooks & Co, 1876 [Google Books]) (c. 1866; Bail 232-37) (Summary/Analysis, Susan Ikenberry, "Education for Fun

and Profit: Traditions of Popular College Fiction in the United States, 1875-1945," in Susan Huddleston Edgerton et al, ed., Imagining the Academy: Higher Education and Popular Culture (New
York and London: Routledge, 2004: 54) [Google Books])

Trowbridge, John Townsend. Bert's Thanksgiving." Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know. Ed. Asa Don Dickinson (New York: Keep-Worthy Books, Parents' Institute, 1915: 146-156

[Internet Archive]) (Newsboy on streets of Boston) (Google Books)

-----. (under pseud. Paul Creyton) Martin Merrivale: His X Mark (Boston: Phillips, Sampson and New York: J.C. Derby, 1854 [Google Books]) (insider view of Boston's cheap publishing trade)

(Analysis, Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray, Literary Dollars and Social Sense: A People's History of the Mass Market Book (New York and London: Routledge, 2005: 73 ff. [partly
available through Google Books])

Turner, Joseph W. History of the Island Rangers: A Juvenile Zouave Company (East Boston: Published at No. 6 Winthrop Block, 1864) (may take place in East Boston and harbor islands) (Island

Rangers; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Children; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama; East Boston (Boston, Mass.) -- History) (Check.)

Tuthill, Cornelia L. Hurrah for New England! Or The Virginia Boy's Vacation (Philadelphia: Perkinpine & Higgins, ©1846 or Boston: Crosby, Nichols, 1847 [Project Gutenberg "between 1858 and

1859" ed.]) (Juvenile) (1840s; Harvard; Tremont House; letters) (Children's stories; Vacations; Brothers and sisters; Costume; Cousins; Seafaring life; Sailors; Marblehead (Mass.); Boston (Mass.);
New England)

Tuthill, Louisa [same as above]. Get Money (New York: Charles Scribner, 377 and 379 Broadway., 1858 [Google Books 1871 edition]) (Juvenile) (Brothers and sisters; Domestics;

Clerks (Retail trade); Brigands and robbers; City and town life; Birthdays; School attendance; Sailors; Gambling; Boston (Mass.); Women as authors)

-----. I Will Be a Gentleman: A Book for Boys (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1844 [Internet Archive 7th ed 1846]) (Juvenile) (Children's stories; Young men --

Conduct of life; Older people -- Abuse of; Brothers and sisters; Costume; Seafaring life; Sailors; Manners and customs;Boston (Mass.); Marseille (France); Azores; Women as authors)
( [accessed 7 Mar. 2008])

----. I Will Be a Lady: A Book for Girls (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee & Co.., 1844 [Open Collections Program Working Women 1800-1930, Harvard U Library, 2nd ed. 1845]) (Juvenile) (Children's

stories; Young women -- Conduct of life; Country life; Temperance; Manners and customs; Play; Children and death; City and town life; Costume; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Blind; Boston
(Mass.); Women as authors)

-----. Love of Admiration; Or, Mary's Visit to B----- [oston]: A Moral Tale (New Haven: A. H. Maltby, 1828) (Juvenile)

Underwood, Francis Henry [pub. anon.]. Man Proposes: A Novel (Boston: Lee and Shepard and New York: Charles T. Dillingham, 1880 [Google Books]) (some Boston; some Boston characters)

(United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865)

Varnham, R. G., Mrs. [pub. "By a Lady"; also attrib. to Mrs. Farren]. Boston Common: Tale of Our Times (Boston: J. French, 1856) (Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Indiana U) (early depiction of

Washington Street shopping [in part])

Vaughan, Vivian. No Place for a Lady (New York: Zebra Books, 1996) (romance; "straitlaced [Boston] suffragette" in wild Texas; all Texas) (Suffragists-- Texas; Texas) (Google Books)

Verne, Jules. De la Terra a la Lune. 1865 (trans. From Earth to the Moon, (some Boston, e.g., Chapter 4 Reply from the Observatory of Cambridge [i.e., Harvard], also sightings from

space) (Clubs; Moon; Boston, Massachusetts; French fiction -- 19th century -- Translations into English; Science fiction, French -- Translations into English)

Warfield, Teresa. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (New York: Boulevard Books, 1996) (daughter of Boston physician leaves Boston to practice medicine in the west) (Women physicians -- History -- 19th

century; Pioneer women -- Colorado; TV tie-ins (Fiction)) (Amazon)

Warren, Charles. "The Colligo Club Theatricals." The Girl and the Governor (New York: Scribner, 1900) (short stories; politics in Massachusetts; Harvard University) (New York Times Rveiew13 Oct.

1900 [accessed 7 Mar. 2008])

Washburn, William Tucker [pub. anon.; Harvard '62]. Fair Harvard: A Story of American College Life (New York: G.P. Putnam & Son; London: S. Low, Son & Marston, 1869 [Google Books])

(1850s) (Harvard University; Cambridge (Mass.); College students) (Brief Analysis, "may have been first widely read novel of college life," Leon Jackson, "College As It Was in the Mid-Nineteenth
Century," in Roger L. Geiger, ed. The American College in the Nineteenth Century (Nashville: Vanderbilt U P, 2000: 298 n. 4) [Google Books]; Bail 225-31)

Waterston, R. C. Poem Delivered at the Semi-centennial Anniversary of the English High School, May 2, 1871 (Boston: Printed by Nathan Sawyer & Son, 1871) (17 pages) (English High School

(Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry)

Wells, Kate Gannett. Miss Curtis: A Sketch (Boston: Ticknor, 1888 [Internet Archive]) (Beacon Street; children of clergyman; spinster) (Review, Literary News, Jan. 1888: 14) [Google Books])

Wharton, Edith. "The Lamp of Psyche." (1893; pub. Scribner's 16 (1895)) (Boston wife-New York husband; in part, visit to Boston; lack of Civil War service) (Summary/Assessment,

Wharton's New England: Seven Stories and Ethan Frome, ed. Barbara Anne White (Hanover and London: UPNE, 1995: 1) [Google Books])

Wheelwright, John T[yler]. A Child of the Century (New York: Scribner, 1887) ("modern" Bostonian runs for Congress; politics) (Brief Review , Literary World , 30 Apr. 1887: 138-39) [Google Books])

Wheelwright, John Tyler and Frederic Jesup Stimson [under pseud. Francis G. Attwood]. Rollo's Journey to Cambridge (Boston: A. Williams and Co, 1880 [Google Books]) (orig. appeared in Harvard

Lampoon 1879-80; parody of Rollo series; illustrations; 28 pp.; Harvard University; Bail 241-45) (Google Books)

Whippoorwill, Tim [pseud.] Nelly Brown, or, The Trials, Temptations and Pleasures of College Life (Boston: "Yankee Office," 1845) (Harvard; Bail 220-21) (Brief Summary, John T. Bethell, Richard

M. Hunt, Robert Shenton, Harvard A to Z (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard U P, 2004: 126) [Google Books])

White, Eliza Orne. Miss Brooks: A Story (Boston: Roberts, 1890) (satire of typical Bostonian young woman's Bostoncentrism) (Brief Review, Literary News, Jul. 1890: 202 [Google Books])

White, Michael C. The Garden of Martyrs (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004) (Based on 1806 trial; anti-Catholicism) (Daley, Dominic; Halligan, James; Travelers--Crimes against; Executions and

executioners; Irish Americans; Judicial error; Prejudices; Immigrants; Catholics) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Soul Catcher (New York: William Morrow, 2007) (escaped slave hunter, partly in Boston; post Shadrach Minkins) (Fugitive slaves; Slavery -- Southern States) (Amazon and Google Books)

Whitman, Walt. "A Boston Ballad (1854)." Leaves of Grass (Philadelphia: Reese Welsh, 1882): 109-11 [Google Books]) (protest against implementation of Fugitive Slave Law)

Whitmee, Jeanne. The Thriving Thorn (Sutton: Severn House, 2000) (starts with arrival in Boston in 1838) (Young women; Women domestics; England) (Amazon and Google Books)

Whitney, A[deline].D[utton].T[rain]. Hitherto: A Story of Yesterdays (Boston: Loring, 1869 [1911 ed. Google Books]) (early 19th century; rural setting; some Boston scenes) (Google Books)

-----. The Other Girls (Boston: James R. Osgood, 1873 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Parent and child; Courtship; Friendship; Fires; Youth -- Conduct of life; Boston (Mass.) -- Fire, 1872)

-----. Real Folks (Boston: J. R. Osgood, 1872 [Google Books]) (Juevnile) (partly Boston, eg. Chapter VIII Eavesdropping on Aspen Street [Beacon Hill]) (Children's stories; Young women;

Country life; City and town life; Brothers and sisters; Play; Orphanages; Money; Aunts; Charity; African Americans; Boston (Mass.); Uncles; Women as authors)

Whitney, Louise Goddard. The Burning of the Convent (Boston: James R. Osgood, 1877 [Google Books]) (Purports to be memoir of former school girl but seems more like a fiction because of the

amount of detail) (Ursuline Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.)) (Google Books and Jenny Franchot, Roads to Rome: The Antebellum Protestant Encounter with Catholicism (Berkeley: U of
California P, 1994 [E Scholarship Editions], esp. Chapters 6 and 7)

Wiggs, Susan. The Charm School (Don Mills, Ont.: MIRA Books, 1999) (1851; proper Bostonian young woman breaks convention and finds wild romance with southerner on high seas and Brazil)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Wilder, S. Fannie Gerry. Boston Girls at Home and Abroad (Boston: James H. Earle, 1890) (Children -- Conduct of life; Friendship; Children and death; Voyages and travels;

Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel; Europe -- Description and travel)

Wiley, Melissa. Across the Puddingstone Dam (New York: HarperCollins, 2004) (Primary school) (Tucker grows up to be Laura Ingalls Wilder's grandmother) (Tucker, Charlotte; Wilder, Laura Ingalls;

Family life; Roxbury) (Amazon and Google Books)

------. Little House by Boston Bay (New York: HarperCollins, 1999) (Juvenile) (1814) (Tucker, Charlotte; Wilder, Laura Ingalls; Family life--Roxbury; War of 1812)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. On Tide Mill Lane (New York: HarperCollins, 2001) (Juvenile--grades 4-8) (Roxbury; War of 1812) (Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Family; Five-year-old girls -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Blacksmiths -- Boston, Massachusetts; Family -- Boston, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- War of 1812) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Road from Roxbury (Elementary and junior high school) (New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins, 2002) (Tucker, Charlotte; Wilder, Laura Ingalls; Family life -- Massachusetts -- Roxbury

(Boston); Roxbury (Boston, Mass.) -- History -- 19th century) (Amazon and Google Books)

Williams, John. Butcher's Crossing (New York: Macmillan, 1960) (main character, Bostonian, Harvard grad, under Emerson's influence, in 1870s; all the action takes place in Kansas and Colorado)

(Buffalo hunt) (American bison hunting) (Amazon and Google Books)

Williamson, Penelope . Heart of the West: A Novel (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995) (proper Bostonian elopes with Montana cowboy in 1880s; mainly Montana) (Frontier and pioneer life --

Montana; Pioneer women -- Montana; Western romances) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wilson, Donald Robert. The Bucket Flower (Sarasota, Fla.: Pineapple Press, 2006) (Boston Brahmin Wellesley College graduate goes to Florida to study plants; 1893; starts in Boston but soon shifts)

(Women botanists; Florida) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wister, Owen. Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University (New York: The Macmillan Company 1903 [Google Books 1909 ed.]) (Cambridge in the 1880’s) (Harvard University; College stories)

(Google Books; Bail 279-83)

-----. Romney (1912) (unfinished, Boston vs. Philadelphia aristocracies; 1880s) (Romney: And Other New Works about Philadelphia, ed. James Butler. University Park: Pennsylvania State

University Press, 2001) (Amazon and Google Books)

Worthington, Frank. Philip Moreton, the Poor Gunsmith, or, Circumstantial Evidence: A Tale of Boston in Olden Times (Boston: R.B. Fitts & Company, "American Union" Office ..., 1850) Wright, Henry Clarke, Hammatt Billings, and Alonzo Hartwell. A Kiss for a Blow, or, A Collection of Stories for Children: Showing Them How to Prevent Quarreling (Boston: Dow and Jackson,

1842; augmented in later editions) (Juvenile) (Love; Friendship; Quarreling; Children -- Conduct of life; Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900; Children's stories; Anger; Brothers and sisters;
Orphanages; School children; War; Soldiers; Boston (Mass.); New England) (Google Books and Brief Analysis, Dan McKanan, Identifying the Image of God (New York: Oxford U P, 2002: 87-
88) [Google books])

Wright, N[athaniel]. H. Boston, or, A Touch at the Times a Poem, Descriptive, Serious, and Satirical (Boston: Printed by Hews & Goss, 1819) (24 pages)

Yankee Boot Maker. The Hub in Flames (Boston: Shepard & Co., printers [187-?]) (Disasters -- Poetry. Fires -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Fire, 1872 -- Poetry; Boston (Mass.) -- Churches -- Poetry;

Old South Church (Boston, Mass.))

Zaroulis, Nancy. The Last Waltz (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1984) (Boston Brahmin scandals and troubles in the last quarter of the century ) (Amazon and Google Books)

19th-20th Centuries

Addison, Julia De Wolf. Mrs. John Vernon: A Study of a Social Situation (Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1909) ("A wonderfully true story of social life in Boston, . . . shows the narrow conventions of old

Beacon Hill, the livelier spirit of the younger set, and the always underlying scandal" publisher's ad 1908 The Dial; widow; musical/artistic circles) (Brief Summary, The Bookman (Feb. 1909: 623)
[Google Books])

Allen, Willis Boyd. Play Away!: A Story of the Boston Fire Department (Boston: D. Estes & Co.,1902 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Google Books)

Bancroft, Mary. Upside Down in the Magnolia Tree (Boston: Little, Brown, 1952) (growing up around Cambridge c. 1900) (Google Books)

Bartlett, Frederick Orin. The Web of the Golden Spider (Boston: Small, Mayard & Co., 1909 [Google Books]) (Adventure story beginning and ending in a closed house on Beacon Street; theological

student hero) (Google Books, esp. link to review in The Bookman (p. 199))

Bishop, Donald. Regiment in Bronze (1996) (Poem; Boston Common; Robert Gould Shaw/Massachusetts 54th Infantry Regiment Monument; Saint Gaudens; 1863-1996)

Brace, Gerald Warner. The Garretson Chronicle: A Novel (New York: W.W. Norton, 1947) (mainly fictional "Compton. . . near Boston, not far from Concord" 322 and other burbs, but pp. 69-89 and

96-99 Boston and pp. 241-47 Harvard; 1880s-1920s; wealthy) (Family; Problem families)

Cather, Willa. "A Wagner Matinee." In The Troll Garden (New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1905: 193-210 [The Willa Cather Archive, accessed 8 May 2008] (concert in Boston)

Cheever, John. The Wapshot Chronicle (New York: Harper, 1957) (Some Boston) (Fishing villages) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dineen, Joseph F. Ward Eight (New York; London: Harper & Bros. Publishers, 1936) (Irish ward bosses; copy in Sawyer Library, Suffolk U, inscribed by John F. "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald, JFK's

grandfather; 1890-late 1920s) (Lomasney, Martin; Irish Americans) (Google Books and Summary/Analysis, Charles Fanning, The Irish Voice in America: 250 Years of Irish-American Fiction
(Lexington: U of Kentuck P, 1999: 293-95) [Google Books])

Green, Helen. "The Boston Kid's Last Trip" (1905) (Bostonian in Alaska)

Grumbach, Doris. Chamber Music (New York: Dutton, 1979) (in part, turn of the 19th-20th century genteel Boston) (Musicians' spouses; Domestic fiction; Lesbians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Holland, Rupert Sargent. The Count at Harvard: Being an Account of the Adventures of a Young Gentleman of Fashion at Harvard (Boston: L. C. Page & Co., 1906 [Google Books]) (Harvard

University; College students) (Brief Summary/Review, The Bookman (Jun. 1906: 467) [Google Books]; Bail 283-86)

Keratsis, Dina. Charlesgate (Wings ePress, Inc., 2005) (romance; ghosts; 1891-1990s; corner of Beacon St.) (Google Books)

Kingsley, Florence Morse. And So They Were Married (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1908 [Google Books]) (young marrieds in Boston) (Brief Summary, The Bookman (Nov. 1908: 286) [Google Books])

Lincoln, James. "Rosa: The Story of a Queen of Hearts." Short Stories: A Magazine 52 (October-December 1903: 129-45 [Google Books]) (Cubans; Harvard University; Radcliffe College; Cambridge)

Macomber, Clarence R. Welcome Home (Boston: The Author, 1907) (Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry; Poetry of places)

Makepeace, Carrie J. The Whitest Man (Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1905 [Google Books]) ("exaltation of motherhood" Preface; opens in house on Huntington Avenue)

Mason, Eveleen Laura. Mad? Which? Neither? (Boston: G.H. Ellis, 1904 [Google Books]) (Christian message; women's rights; equality; much set in Boston) (Author's Account, The Discovery of

Discoveries: Climaxingly Collated in the Month of Una-and-her-lion (1908) Inclusive of August: and Fulfilling "The Message of Ishtar" (Brookline, Mass. ?, 1909?: 85-88+ [Google

Pidgin, Charles Felton. The Hidden Man: A Novel (Boston: Mayhew Pub. Co., 1906 [Google Books]) (in and around Boston) (Brief Summary, The Annual American Catalog 1906 (New York: Office

of the Publishers' Weekly, 1907: 242-43) [Google Books])

Rosenberg, Vivian Alpern. Lonely Love ([Philadelphia, Pa.?]: Xlibris Corp., 2000) (1885 to prohibition) (Brookline (Mass.)) (Amazon and Xlibris)

Santayana, George. The Last Puritan: A Memoir in the Form of a Novel (London: Constable & Co., 1935) (Unitarianism; Beacon Hill; Harvard; Oxford; Homosexuality) (Young men) (Amazon

and Google Books; Bail 328-30)

Smith, Sarah. The Vanished Child (New York: Ballantine Books, 1992) (Boston in 1887 and fifteen years later; Switzerland) (Missing children; Absence and presumption of death) (Amazon and Google

Books) [List also under Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense?]

Spellman, Cathy Cash. So Many Partings (New York: Delacorte Press, 1983) (1875-1950; one major character emigrates to Boston) (Irish Americans; New York (N.Y.); Ireland) (Amazon and Google


Train, Arthur [Cheney]. The World and Thomas Kelly (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917 [Google Books]) (Bail 299: "Boston's Back Bay in the 1880's and '90's," Harvard in the 90's, and

beyond) (Legal stories) (Review/Summary, H. W. Boynton, "Ideals and Allegiances," The Bookman (Jan. 1918: 602) [Google Books])

Young, Rida Johnson and Gilbert Payson Coleman. Brown of Harvard (New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907 [Google Books]) (Bail 286-90: based on 1906 play of same title by Young;

highly fictional, inaccurate, and negative; led to Harvard student riot at Boston performance) (silent film) (Harvard University) (Google Books)

Ziporyn, Terra. Time's Fool (Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2001) (middle aged Boston physician in 1907, the product of eugenic breeding at Onedia c. 1867) (Physicians; Utopias; Onedia County (N.Y.) (Amazon

and Leonard Jacobs, Review 1 Dec. 2001 [accessed 17 Mar. 2008])

20th Century

Adams, Alice. "Barcelona." The New Yorker 27 Feb. 1984: 42-43 (middle-aged couple on vacation in Spain; husband teaches at Harvard) (Keywords: Spain; Thieves; Tourists)

-----. Rich Rewards (New York: A. A. Knopf, 1980) (main character flees Boston love affair for San Francisco; mainly California)

----. "Roses, Rhododendron." The New Yorker 27 Jan. 1975: 37-42 (main character starts as 9 year-old in Boston) (Keywords: Children;

Friendships; Families; North Carolina) (Keywords: Children; Friendships; Families; North Carolina)

-----. "The Swastika on Our Door." The New Yorker 11 Sep. 1971: 36-44 (two southern brothers, in part, at Harvard during World War II)

Agwo, Tata Thaddeus. Journey from Africa to America (Bloomington, IN: 1st Books, 2003) (1980s; hero moves from Cameroon to Boston) (Teenagers; Cameroon; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Aiken, Conrad. King Coffin (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1935) (Park Street Church; Harvard Square; Massachusetts Avenue; Fresh Pond; Scollay Square; Boylston Street; Beacon Street; Tremont

Street) (Google Books)

Alberts, Lauire. Lost Daughters (Hanover, NH: U of New England P, 1999) (daughter is student in Boston) (Birthmothers; Adoptees -- Identification; Mothers and daughters;

Adopted children) (Amazon and Google Books)

Alcorn, Alfred. The Long Run of Myles Mayberry: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, 1999) ("The novel’s main character, unsuccessful in the workforce, has a dream of winning the Boston

Marathon. Describes his ambition and determination to capitalize on his lone chance at greatness in Boston." The Ulitmate Guide to the Boston Marathon 9 Jan. 2007
<>) ) (1970s; 1976 Boston Marathon) (Runners (Sports); Marathon running) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Vestments (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1988) (Boston T.V. journalist poses as priest to win inheritance) (Young men; Imposters and imposture; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Alcorn, Frank. Southie Boy (Carmel, Ind.: Cork Hill Press, 2005) (Irish and WASPs; before and after World War II) (Family; Identity) (Amazon)

Aldrich, Mildred. Told in a French Garden August, 1914 (Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1916 [Internet Archive]) (Decameron series of stories, two set in Boston: "The Doctor's Story" 84-95:

South End; "The Trained Nurse's Story" 47-59 Beacon Hill; Boarding Houses; South End Association)

Alers, Rochelle. Happily Ever After (New York: Windsor Pub., Co., 1994) (Romance; heroine, Boston researcher) (African Americans; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

-----. Renegade (Washington, D.C.: BET/Arabesque, 2003) (DEA in suburban Boston school) (High school teachers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; African Americans; Undercover operations; Boston

(Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Alexander, Victoria, Nina Coombs, Coral Smith Saxe, and Colleen Shannon. The Cat's Meow (New York: Dorchester Pub., 1998) (four Halloween love stories; "eccentric Boston gypsy" [back cover];

magic; romance) (Love stories, American; Cats) (Amazon and Google Books)

Allen, Harper. The Night in Question (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 2002) (Men/women relations -- Boston, Massachusetts; Love stories; Suspense stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Sullivan's Last Stand (New York: Harlequin, 2001) (Series: Harlequin intrigue, 632; The avengers (Harlequin)) (Missing persons -- Boston; Romantic suspense) (Amazon)

Allison, Dorothy. "Boston, Massachusetts." (The Women Who Hate Me: Poetry 1980-1990 Firebrand Books, 1991: 55)

Alonso, Juan M. Althea, the Divorce of Adam and Eve: A Novel (New York: Fiction Collective: Distributed by G. Braziller, 1976) (wild; mythic; Boston Irishman falls in love with Yankee murderess;

50s-60s) (Amazon and Google Books)

Alther, Lisa. Other Women (New York: Knopf, 1984) (heroine has Boston-parents, childhood; mainly set in Vermont/New Hampshire) (Single mothers; Lesbians; Vermont) (Google Books)

Ambardar, Rekha. "The Trouble with Proposals" (short story in Zusu's Petals Quarterly Online #20 [Internet Archive Wayback Machine (accessed 7 Mar. 2008)]) (Indian?; Arranged marriages; Boston


Ambert, Alba N. A Perfect Silence (Houston: Arte Público Press, 1995) (in part, main character studies at Harvard School of Education) (Mental illness; Puerto Rican women; Poverty --

Psychological aspects) (Google Books)

-----. The Eighth Continent and Other Stories (Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1997) (some Boston, including "Letters to Mrs. Woods, Brighton High School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1980"

85-90; Puerto Ricans) (Google Books)

Anastas, Benjamin. The Faithful Narrative of a Pastor's Disappearance (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001) (Boston suburbs; Congregational church) (African American clergy;

Missing persons) (Amazon and Google Books)

Anderson, Robert Woodruf. After (New York: Random House, 1973) (mainly New York, Cape Cod; memories of college and young married life in Boston; son lives in Boston; Chapters Nineteen-

Twenty-One [present time] set at a woman's "college just outside Boston" 105 and Chapters Thirty-Nine-Forty peninsular Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Andres, Katherine. "With the Potters." The New Yorker 26 Nov. 1979: 48-52 (starts with a poetry reading in the Back Bay) (Keywords: Boston; Suicide; Poetry Reading)

Andrews, V[irginia]. C. Fallen Hearts (New York: Pocket Books, 1988) (Romance; complications arise from wedding trip to Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Web of Dreams (New York: Pocket Books, 1990) (Romance; "escape from Boston's Farthinggale Manor" [Pub. Des.]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Angoff, Charles. Polonsky family migrates to Boston from Russia, 1900: 11 novels follow family past midcentury.

    -----. Between Day and Night (New York: Yoselof, 1959) (# 4) (Harry F. Brandt = H. L. Mencken) (Jews; Family; Israel -- History -- 1948-1967; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century; Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century; Historical fiction; Family sagas, Jewish-American)

    -----. The Bitter Spring (New York: Yoseloff, 1961) (# 5) (David Polonsky with H.L. Mencken/George Jean Nathan stand-ins) (Jews; Family; Israel -- History -- 1948-1967; Boston, Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century; Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century; Historical fiction; Family sagas, Jewish-American) (Amazon and Time Review 1961, accessed 29 Aug. 2008)

    -----. In the Morning Light (New York: Beechhurst P, 1952) (# 2; sequel to Journey, through World War I) (Google Books)

    -----. Journey to the Dawn (New York: Beechhurst P, 1951) (# 1; immigrant West End Jewish Boston) (Partial Summary, Seth Farber, An American Orthodox Dreamer: Rabbi Joseph B.

    Soloveitchik and Boston's Maimonides School (Hanover, NH, and London: U Press of New England, 2004: 25-26) [Google Books])

    -----. Memory of Autumn (South Brunswick, N.J.: Yoseloff, 1968) (# 7)

    -----. Mid-Century (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1973) (# 10)

    -----. Seasons of Mist (New York: Yoseloff, 1971) (# 9)

    -----. Summer Storm (New York: T. Yoseloff, 1963) (# 6; literary world of the 20s; George Jean Nathan among others; some Boston) (Google Books)

    -----. The Sun at Noon (New York: Beechhurst P, 1955)(# 3)

    -----. Toward the Horizon (A.S. Barnes, 1978) (# 11)

    -----. Winter Twilight (New York: Yoseloff, 1970) (# 8)

-----. Something About My Father, and Other People (New York: T. Yoseloff, 1956) (short stories; many set in Boston from early 20th century to 50s, e.g., "Something About

My Father" [11-9] [Dorchester]; "Goldie Tabak" [20-29] [Phillips Street, West End; 1912] (Jewish Americans) (Google Books)

-----. When I Was a Boy in Boston (New York: Beechhurst Press/[s.l.]: Jewish Book Guild, 1947) (Jewish autobiographical fiction; 1899-1908) (Jews--Boston--Social life and customs; Jews--Boston--


Appleton, Janet. That Summer (New York: Viking, 1989) (heroine works in Boston bookstore summer before entering Wellesley College and lives in Beacon Hill boarding house, 1957) (Women --

Friendship; The Fifties (20th century); Teenage girls -- Boston, Massachusetts; Coming-of-age stories) (Amazon)

Appleton, Victor [pseud. for Edward L. Stratemeyer syndicate]. The Motion Picture Chums' New Idea, or, The First Educational Photo Playhouse (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1914) (Juvenile)

(series by Tom Swift writer; "In this book the scene is shifted to Boston" from New York [Pub. adv.]; see Bernard Hanson, "The Motion Picture Chums Visit the 'Art Journal': A Prolegomenon Art Journal 43.3 (1983): 255-261 Stable URL:

Archer, Jeffrey. Kane and Abel (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1979) (Kane=Boston banker; 1906-63) (Capitalists and financiers; Peasantry--Poland) (Amazon and Google Books)

Arnold, Judith. Married to the Man: Reunited (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 1996) (Boston woman lawyer; Romance) (Women lawyers; New Orleans (La.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Parent Plan (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 1994) (Boston advertising agency; romance) (Amazon and Google Books)

Assimov, Isaac. "'Perfectly Formal' by Euphrosyne Durando" in "Cal." Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection (New York: HarperCollins, 2003: 24-38 [3-41]) (21st-c. robot writes

story about 20th-c.-uptight Boston Brahmin; science fiction) (Google Books)

Atwood, Margaret. A Handmaid's Tale (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986) (Cambridge after nuclear war) (Man-woman relationships; Mysogyny; Women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ayer, Ethan. "The Treasure Dream." The New Yorker 11 Mar. 1967: 167-75 (Boston debutante party) (Keywords: Boston; Dreams; Debutante Parties; Dances)

Ballard, Harlan Hoge. The Tiler's Jewel (Boston: The Stratford Company, 1921) (Boston police strike of 1919) (Freemasons) (Preface [Google Books])

Barlow, Linda. Leaves of Fortune (New York: Doubleday, 1988) ("an estranged heiress returns to Boston after many years. . . to battle for the reins of the family's tea empire" [source?]; starts in 1986

with visits from the past) (Witches;18th-20th centuries; Incest) (Amazon and Google Books)

Barrett, Andrea. The Forms of Water (New York: Pocket Boooks, 1993) (domestic fiction; Quabbin= Stillwater Reservoir))(Amazon, esp. Back Cover, and Google Books)

Barton, Alice. South Station: A Novel (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (family saga set mainly in Lowell, with some Boston, including WWII servicemen leaving from South Station) (Women; Lowell (Mass.);

Catholic church) (Amazon and Google Books)

Basilici, Eugene. Legacy of a Hero (New York: IUniverse, Inc., 2003) (Present time: 1946; flashbacks to Italian-American immigrant experience since the turn of the century in and around Boston,

including Sacco and Vanzetti and the Depression; fictional/historical [publisher's designation]) (Italian Americans; Emigration and immigration; Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bayer-Berenbaum, Linda. The Blessing & the Curse (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1988) (Jewish Americans; Israel; professional class unwed mothers; Boston English professor) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Beattie, Ann. The Doctor's House (New York: Scribner, 2002) (Family; Adult child abuse victims; Children of alcoholics; Children of physicians; Brothers and sisters; Cambridge (Mass.); Widows)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "That Last Odd Day in L. A." The New Yorker 16 Apr. 2001: 66-77 (main character Boston-area based)

-----. "Second Question." The New Yorker 10 Jun. 1991: 38-44 (woman narrator visits male friend dying of AIDs in Boston) (Keywords: Boston; Homosexuals; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

-----. "Times." The New Yorker 26 Dec. 1983: 36-39 (just before Christmas visiting heroine's parents in Cambridge) (Keywords: Marriage; Boston; Christmas)

Becker, Geoffrey. "Dangerous Men." In Dangerous Men (Pittsburh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1995: 3-16) (eleven short stories; title story, stoned teenagers in Boston on night of Nixon resignation) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Begley, Louis. As Max Saw It (New York: A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1994) (Harvard classmates in the 50s and twenty years later; Harvard Law professor; AIDs) (Law teachers;

Architects; Friendship) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Matters of Honor (New York: Knopf, 2007) (1950s and later life) (Harvard University -- Students; Nineteen fifties; Jewish college students; Friendship; Antisemitism) (Amazon and Google


Belton, Sandra. McKendree (Greenwillow Books, 2000) (Juvenile--grades 6-9) (14-year-old African-American girl living in Boston with father visits West Virginia aunt in summer; 1948) ( Nursing homes;

Self-esteem; Aunts; African Americans; West Virginia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Behrman, S. N. "Daughter of the Ramaz." The New Yorker 21 Nov. 1953: 45-82 (daughter of a major Boston rabbi) (Keywords: Jews; Worcester, Mass.; Matchmaker;

Bender, Karen E. Like Normal People (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000) ("working class couple ... move from Boston to Los Angeles in search of the good life" [Suzanne Berne, Review, New York

Times 9 Jul. 2000]; 1978) (Mothers and daughters; Women with mental disabilities; California, Southern; Missing person) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bennett, Robert John. The End Is Where We Start From: A Novel (unpublished; 2006; accessed 13 Jul. 2009; Harvard and beyond in the 60s)

Benson, Angela. Bands of Gold (New York: Pinnacle Books, 1994) (African-American romance set in Boston and Atlanta) (African Americans; Women engineers; Overweight women; Atlanta) (Google


Berg, Elizabeth. Never Change (New York: Pocket Books, 2001) (Boston "middle-aged visiting nurse . . . care[s] for her high school crush . . . with a brain tumor" [source?]) (Brain-Tumors-Patients;

Middle-aged women; Visting nurses; Terminally ill; Single women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Berkman, Samuel A. The American Student (New York: iUniverse, 2006) (1961; 15-year old male suburban Bostonite goes to France with father called up with National Guard for Berlin crisis; mainly

France, but some Boston) (Google Books)

Bernays, Anne. The Address Book: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1983) (heroine, editor at Boston publishing house) (Women editors; Married women; Decision making; Boston (Mass.)) (Google


-----. Growing Up Rich (Boston: Little, Brown, 1975) (Brookline; late 1940s) (Orphans; Boston (Mass.); Jewish families) (Google Books)

-----. Professor Romeo (New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989) (Harvard; Psychology Department) (College teachers; Teacher-student relationships;| Cambridge (Mass.); Seduction) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Berne, Suzanne. A Perfect Arrangement: A Novel (Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2001) (North Shore seaside suburb, main female character, a lawyer,

commutes to Boston) (Dual-career families; Women lawyers; Nannies) (Amazon and Google Books)

Berryman, John. "Boston Common: A Meditation upon the Hero" (1942). In Homage to Mistress Bradstreet and Other Poems (London: Faber and Faber, 1959) (Robert Gould Shaw; St. Gaudens'

monument; poem)

Bevarly, Elizabeth. Taming the Beastly MD (New York: Silhouette Books, 2003) (romance; old Boston and new Boston money) (Surgeons; Nurses) (Amazon)

Bickmore, Barbara. Beyond the Promise (New York: Kensington Books, 1997) (successful Boston woman lawyer, BU grad, finds love and troubles in eastern Oregon; romance; mainly Oregon, but

starts in Boston) (Women lawyers; Domestic relations; Oregon) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bingham, Harry. Sweet Talking Money (London: HarperCollins, 2001) (Boston banker hero and heroine scientist take on drug companies) (Stocks; Speculation; Women scientists -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Bankers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Medical research; Boston, Massachusetts; England) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bishop, Donald. Regiment in Bronze (1996) (Poem; Boston Common; Robert Gould Shaw/Massachusetts 54th Infantry Regiment Monument; Saint Gaudens; 1863-1996)

Blake, Sally Mirliss. Where Mist Clothes Dream and Song Runs Naked (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965) (Jewish immigrants and their children in Depression Boston)

(Children of immigrants -- Massachusetts -- Bostn; Jewish families -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Depressions -- 1929 -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Bloch, Don. Face Value (London: Heinemann, 1987) (North End) (Self-fulfillment in men; Classism -- Boston, Massachusetts; Handicapism -- Boston, Massachusetts; Disability rights movement -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Plastic surgeons -- Boston, Massachusetts; Poor people -- Boston, Massachusetts: Physically disabled persons -- Boston, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon)

Bluestone, George. The Send-Off (London: Secker and Warburg, 1968) (Jews in fiction) (Google Books Search only) (How much Boston? Check. No summaries in Amazon, Google, or Yahoo)

Blumenthal, Michael. Weinstock Among the Dying: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, 1993) (Young men; Harvard University; Cambridge (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Blythe, Harry Randolph. "The Answer of Boston." Poems of Harry Randolph Blythe. (Cambridge, Printed At Riverside P, 1914: 19)

-----. "Fight! (Harvard-Dartmouth Football Game, 1908)." In Poems of Harry Randolph Blythe (Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside P, 1914: 159) (COMPETITION; DARTMOUTH


Boles, Robert. Curling: A Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968) ("rich, educated Negro, living and working in Boston" [Kirkus Review]) (African Americans) (Google Books and Kirkus Reviews)

Borge, Jorge Luis [trans. Norman Thomas Di Giovanni]. "Cambridge." The New Yorker 13 Dec. 1969: 52-53 (poem)

Borgmann, Kendra. " Twilight on Boston." (Cutbank 51 (Mar. 1999): 45) (poem)

Borton, Elizabeth. Pollyanna's Golden Horseshoe (Boston: L.C. Page, 1939) (Cheerfulness -- Conduct of life; Optimism -- Conduct of life; Rehabilitation -- Social aspects;

Rehabilitation centers -- Employees -- Attitudes; Rehabilitation centers -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Bowes, Richard. "If Angels Fight." Fantasy & Science Fiction (Feb. 2008) (Politics; Irish Americans; South Boston; John Fitzgerald Kennedy) (John Joseph Adams, Summary [accessed 28 Feb. 2008])

Bowker, Richard. Marlborough Street (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1987) (Supernatural, beg. and end in Boston; Science fiction; psychic/crime) (Amazon and Google Books)

Boyd, Blanche McCrary. Terminal Velocity (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997) (heroine, young married editor from Boston; mainly California commune; 1970s) (Lesbians -- United States; Lesbians --

Sexuality; Communes; The Seventies (20th century); Recovering alcoholic women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Boyer, Gabriel. How to Tell the Living from the Dead (Jamaica Plain, MA: Mutable Press, 2003) (Allston/Brookline border, 1950s-90s) (Excerpts)

Bradley, Don. Angels in a Harsh World (New York: Putnam, 1998) (Angels; India) (1930s; daughter of Boston Freemason heroine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brasil, JoAnne. Escape from Billy's Bar-B-cue (Navarro, Calif.: Wild Trees Press, 1985) (narrator moves from South to Boston to escape racism) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brennan, William. A Tattered Coat Upon a Stick (Philadelphia: Xlibris, 1999) (Sacco and Vanzetti trial) (Prisons; Death row inmates) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brennert, Alan. "Her Pilgrim Soul." The American Fantasy Tradition, ed. Brian Thomsen (New York: Tor, 2002: 527-55) (Season 1; Epsiode 28 of The Twilight Zone 13 Dec. 1985: see "Her Pilgrim

Soul" Wikipedia (7 Jan. 2008; accessed 3 Feb. 2008; Boston area lab; holographs; science fiction) (Google Books)

Brichoux, Karen. Coffee & Kung Fu (New York: New American Library, 2003) (Boston copywriter heroine) (Chan, Jackie, 1954-; Women editors; Young women -- Boston, Massachusetts; Single

women; Self-discovery in women; Loneliness in women; Martial arts films; Films; Characters and characteristics in films; Men/women relations; Coffee shops; Grandfathers -- Death; Friendship;
Friends; Boston, Massachusetts; Chick lit; Love stories, American; Humorous stories, American; Coming-of-age stories) (Amazon)

Brill, Ernie. I Looked Over Jordan, and Other Stories (Boston: South End P, 1980) (short stories; working class; hospital workers; racial discrimination; "drawn from ten years working in hospitals in San

Francisco and Boston" Preface) (Google Books)

Brockmann, Suzanne. Freedom's Price (New York: Bantam Books, 1998) (Journalists) (Boston male journalist and female Latin American revolutionary who saved his life meet agin in Boston)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Taylor's Temptation (New York: Silhouette Books, 2001) (Tall, Dark & Dangerous, Book 10; romance; Navy Seal/best friend's sister; Boston)

-----. Stand-in Groom (New York: Bantam Books, 1997) (romance; inheritance in Boston) (Man-woman relationships; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brodkey, Harold. "Sentimental Education." The New Yorker 6 Jul. 1957: 23-34 (romance between Harvard and Radcliffe students) (Keywords: Love; Harvard; College Students; Radcliffe College)

Brodsky, Joseph. "Elegy: For Robert Lowell." The New Yorker 31 Oct. 1977: 38 (Keywords: Death; Poets; Lowell, Robert; Boston, Mass.; In the autumnal blue)

Brookhouse, Christopher. Passing Game (New London, N.H.: Safe Harbor Books, 2000) ("interracial friendship . . . [in] Harvard's undefeated

1919 football season" [Michael Kenny, "Local Lines," Globe 7 Jan. 2001: K9]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brooks, Geraldine. People of the Book: A Novel (New York: Viking, 2008) (Brief section in Boston as main character meets experts to help her understand the Sarajevo Haggadah; present = 1996) (

Judaism -- Manuscripts; Judaism--Prayers and devotions;Manuscripts, Hebrew; Books -- Conservation and restoration) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brooks, Robert A. "Harvard Square." The New Yorker 13 Nov. 1965: 54 (Keywords: Colleges; Humanist; Street Scenes; "Do we live on the fringes of our communities?")

Brown, Dan. The Da Vinci Code: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2003) (Boston is the home of protagonist Robert Langdon) (Leonardo, Da Vinci; Art museum curators--Crimes against;

Secret societies; Cryptographers; Paris; Grail) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brown Rosellen. "The Boston Bus." Cora Fry's Pillow Book (New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1994: 83) (poem)

-----. "Fry in Boston." Cora Fry's Pillow Book (New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1994: 84) (poem)

Brown, Rollo Walter. The Hillikin (New York: Coward-McCann, 1935) (from the hills of Ohio to Harvard/Boston/Cambridge poor boy works his way through college; early 20th century) (Google Books;

Bail 326-27)

Brust, Beth Wagner. The Great Molasses Flood ([Mahwah, N.J.]: Troll Communications, 1998) (primary school--ages 4-8) (1919) (Molasses) (Amazon)

Buckley, Andrew. The Bostoner (Cape Cod, Mass.: Stage Harbor Press, 1999) (18th-century plot focuses on a pirate called "the Bostoner"; there's also a related 20th-century plot focusing

on a descendant who is a paralegal victim of a Boston court bomb blast ) (Kendrick, John; Cape Cod) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bull, Webster. A Bad Boy from Beacon Street: Limericks (Beverly, Mass.: Commonwealth Editions, 2006) (Juvenile) (Boston (Mass.) -- Juvenile poetry; Children's poetry, American; Limericks, Juvenile)

(Google Books)

Bullard, Pamela. More Than Dreams (New York: Random House, 1987) (author, producer WCVB-TV; Boston TV station) (Google Books)

Bullard, Phillip J. Republican Bastards: A Fictional Novel (Haverford, PA: Infinity, 2000) (MIT/Celtics/Foxwoods; Maine; Washington, D.C.; extra-terrestrial powers) (Google Books)

Bullitt, William C. It's Not Done (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1926) (Marital conflict -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Family -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs)

(pace WorldCat subject headings, setting seems to be Bullitt's native Philadelphia; highly detailed, autobiographical account of his relationship/marriage with Louise Bryant, who was also involved with
John Reed and Eugene O'Neill [Patrick Chura, "O'Neill's Strange Interlude and the 'Strange Marriage' of Louise Bryant," The Eugene O'Neill Review 30 [2008] [accessed 29 May 2009];
Google Books, esp. Letters--Time)

Burke, Phyllis. Atomic Candy: A Novel (New York: Grove Press/Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989) (Irish Americans; husband becomes mayor of Boston; politics; 1952-1974; JFK; Marilyn Monroe; radical

60s) (Kennedy, John F.; Presidents) (Amazon and Google Books)

Burns, John Horne. A Cry of Children (New York: Harper, 1952) (post-World War II; one major character a Back Bay matron) (Youth) (Google Books)

Burrell, Stephen. Avé Blue (New York: Vantage Press, 2002) (1971; opera singer; single mother; revenge; romance; inner city Boston) (African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Burrow, Peter N. H. Eastern Standard Time (London: Trilithon, 1999) (Seduction; Man-woman relationships; Single men -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Housing developers -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Amazon)

Bush, Geoffrey. "Julie." The New Yorker 21 Jul. 1956: 21-25 (20 year-old Boston girl in Italy) (Keywords: Families; Illness)

Bussey, Louré. Twist of Fate (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1998) (Romance; woman D.C. speech therapist moves to Boston) (African Americans; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Butler,Suzanne. My Pride, My Folly (Boston: Little, Brown, 1953) (Danish born heroine; Boston; Montreal) (Google Books and Summary/Review (Scholastic)

Butler, Pierce. A Riddle of Stars (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland, 1999) (young Irishman comes to Boston for love but ends up taking care of dying man)

(Irish Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Butler, Robert Olen. "Hotel Touraine." In Had a Good Time: Stories from American Postcards (New York: Grove Press, 2004: 3-16 [Google Books]) (short stories, 1906-17, including this "first person

narrative[...] of a bellboy in a fancy Boston hotel") (Amazon and Google Books)

Cabot, Elise Pumpelly. What Drives Men Mad (Boston: 1917) (archival material; Boston Athenaeum) (Poetry of places -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry)

Cain, Emily (Smith). "Cassius's Castle." The New Yorker 23 Nov. 1963: 50-56 (main character works for "a lepidopterist at Harvard" Abstract) (Keywords: Houses; Professors; Families; Massachusetts;


Caldwell, Brian. We All Fall Down (Haverford, PA: Infinity, 2000) (Boston English teacher in Michigan; returns to Boston twice; Christian good and evil; grew up in 70s during busing crisis;

Irish Americans) (Self-actualization (Psychology); Hate -- Religious aspects; Forgiveness -- Religious aspects) (Google Books)

Caldwell, Taylor. A Prologue to Love (Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1961) (Wealth; Romance; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books) [Check for Bostoness.]

Camerik, Howard. The Curse of Carl Mays: A Novel ( Publishing, 2006) (Red Sox 1920/Oct. 25, 1986; mayor; fantasy) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cameron, Peter. "Fast Forward." The New Yorker 4 Feb. 1985: 42-47 (heroine movie projectionist in Cambridge) (Keywords: Death; New England; Mothers; Friendship; Movie Projectionist)

Canin, Ethan. Carry Me Across the Water (New York: Random House, 2001) (retirement in the Back Bay) (Jewish men; Beer industry; Pittsburgh (Pa.); World War, 1939-1945; Immigrants)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Palace Thief (New York: Random House, 1994) (four short stories; some set in Boston; Kevin Kline film of title story) (Accountants; Brothers; Boy prodigies; Divorced men -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Father and son -- Boston, Massachusetts; Men/women relations -- Boston metropolitan area; History teachers; Teacher-student relationships) (Check specific stories: The accountant
-- Batorsag and Szerelem -- City of broken hearts -- The palace thief) (Google Books)

Carey, Lisa. Every Visible Thing: A Novel (New York: William Morrow, 2006) (80s punk scene Harvard Square; father prof. of theology at Boston College) (Fifteen-year-old girls; Ten-year-old boys;

Missing persons; Runaway teenagers; The Eighties (20th century); Separation (Psychology); Family; Grief; Families of missing persons; Teenagers; Grief in families; Sexuality; Male impersonators;
Punk culture; Separated friends, relatives, etc; Family problems; Resilience (Personal quality); Self-destructive behavior in children; Friendship; Photography; Drugs; Drug use; Investigations;
First sexual experience; Interpersonal attraction; Boston; Coming-of-age stories) (Google Books)

-----. The Mermaids Singing (New York: Avon Books, 1998) (fifteen-year-old Boston-born and bred girl moves to Irish island with grandmother after death of mother; mainly Ireland) (Mothers

and daughters; Irish American women; Islands -- Ireland; Ireland) (Amazon and Google Books)

Carman, Bliss. "Phi Beta Kappa Poem; Harvard, 1914." In Anthology of Magazine Verse For 1914, ed. William Braithwaite (Ayer Pub. Co, 1918: 3) (ANCESTORS AND ANCESTRY; DUTY;


Carney, Vaughn A. Straw Man: A Profane Fable of the Harvard Law School ([S.l.]:, 2000) (Combat Zone) (Amazon and Google Books)

Carroll, James. The City Below (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994) (Working class, 1960-84; politics; crime; Charlestown) (Brothers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----.Mortal Friends: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1978) (in part, Ireland in early 20s; James Michael Curley; North End; Mafia; John F. Kennedy; Robert Kennedy; Joseph Kennedy; Cardinal

Cushing; Vatican) (Amazon and Google Books)

Caruso, Joseph. The Priest (New York: Macmillan, 1956) (Italian slums; Boston waterfront) (Catholics) (Google Books and Kirkus Reviews [Google Books])

Casey, Michael. "Boston Booboo Or the Pow Cage Visit." (Obscenities Ashod Press, 1989: 35) (poem)

Castle, William R. The Green Vase ("created some sensation for its description of Boston society" The Harvard Graduates' Magazine Jun. 1912: 747 [Google Books]; South Boston; dynamited trolley at

Dover Street Bridge) (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1912 [Google Books]) (Google Books and Detailed Summary, Nationa Magazine Feb. 1913:990 [Google Boosks, accessed 14 Jul. 2009])

Cather, Willa Sibert. Alexander's Bridge (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1912 [Internet Archive]) (adultery in Boston and London) (Bridges--Design and construction; Married people;

Mistresses; Civil engineers; London) (Amazon and Google Books)

Catlin, Alan. "The Streets of Boston." (The Wormwood Review 28.1 (ISSUE 109). (1988): 32) (poem)

Cavanna, Bette. Almost Like Sisters (New York: Morrow, 1963) (daughter breaks from mother by going to school in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Chabon, Michael. "The Halloween Party." The New Yorker 26 Sep. 1988: 38-44 (14-year-old boy in love in Boston suburb) (Keywords: Divorce; Love; Teenagers)

Chace, Frederic. Girl about Town (New York: Phoenix P., 1938) (Women -- Conduct of life; Man-woman relationships; Boston (Mass.))

Chase, Mary Ellen. A Journey to Boston (New York: Norton, 1965) (Polish Americans; Farm life) (Google Books)

Chamberlin, Holly. Living Single (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 2002) (heroine works in Boston PR firm) (Single women; Dating (Social customs); Female friendship; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Chapman, Con. A View of the Charles (Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2005) (1999; comedy; end of the millenium in old Boston law firm) (Lawyers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Law firms) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Charbonnet, Gabrielle. Home at Last (New York: Scholastic, 1995) (Series: Princess, 3) (Ten-year-old girls -- Boston; Girls' boarding schools) (Google Books)

-----. Molly's Heart (New York: Scholastic, 1995) (Series: Princess, 1) (Ten-year-old girls -- Boston; Children of rich people; Spoiled girls; Girls' boarding schools) (Google Books)

-----. A Room in the Attic (New York: Scholastic, 1995) (Series: Princess, 2) (Ten-year-old girls -- Boston; Girls' boarding schools)

Charyn, Jerome. The Seventh Babe (New York: Arbor House, 1979) (1920s; Red Sox) (African Americans; Baseball players) (Google Books)

Cheever, John. "The Journal of an Old Gent." The New Yorker 18 Feb. 1956: 32-59 (life and love in Boston) (Keywords: Boston; Diaries; Illegitimate Children)

-----. "The President of Argentina" (1976). Contemporary New England Stories. Ed. C. Michael Curtis. Old Saybrook, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press, 1992:

37-42 (Commonwealth Avenue mall; statues of Leif Erikson, Wm. Lloyd Garrison, and a President of Argentina)

Chiemroum, Sothea. Illus. Dam Nang Pin. Dara's Cambodian New Year (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992) (Juvenile: ages 4-12) (Cambodian immigrants in Boston; Cambodia) (Cambodian

Americans; New Year) (Amazon and Google Books)

Churchill, Winston. The Dwelling-Place of Light (New York: Macmillan Co., 1917 [Google Books]) (many scenes in Boston) (Mills and mill-work -- Massachusetts -- 20th century: Massachusetts --

Social life and customs; Blue collar workers -- Employment; Labor unions; Strikes and lockouts) (Google Books)

----. A Far Country (New York: Macmillan Co., 1915 [Google Books 1922 ed.]) (many scenes set in Boston) (Upper class families; Religion and sociology; Ethics) (Google Books)

Chute, Carolyn. Snow Man (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999) (assassination of a senator in Parker House lobby; refuge on Beacon Hill) (Construction workers -- Maine; Right-wing extremists -- United

States; Militia movements -- United States; Assassination -- Maine -- Boston; Legislators -- United States; Fugitives from justice -- United States; Government, Resistance to; Mothers and daughters
-- Maine; Feminists; Accomplices) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clarke, Donald Henderson. Young and Healthy (New York: The Vanguard P, 1931) (Bail 320: "One-quarter" hero's "life at Harvardearly in the century"; mainly dissipation at Harvard and elsewhere)

(Google Books and Brief Des./Front Cover, [accessed 3 May 2008])

Cleary, Gwen. Missouri Flame (New York: Kensington, 1991). (Children's Aid Association (Boston, Mass.); Missouri) (Google Books) [Check Bostonness.]

Clement, Henry [pseud. of Edward Fenton]. Beacon Hill (Series: Beacon Hill 1) (New York: Popular Library, 1975) (post-World War I) ("drawn largely from the teleplay by Sidney Carroll" for short-lived

TV series) (Beacon Hill (Boston, Mass.) )

-----. The Colonel and Fawn (Series: Beacon Hill 2) (New York: Popular Library, 1975) ("three stories based on the television show Beacon Hill" [Albris])

Clifft, William Clifft, Stephen Harvard, and Joseph Keblinsky. Government's Lonely Monument ([Lunenburg, Vt.: Stinehour Press, 1972]) (Old City Hall) (City Hall (Boston, Mass.); City halls -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Humorous poetry)

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann. Bus Route to Boston (Honesdale, Pa.: Boyds Mills Press, 2000) (Ages 5-8; Primary school) (1950s) (Italian Americans; Buses) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cody, Paul. Eyes Like Mine: A Novel (Dallas, TX: Baskerville, 1996) (narrator, 37-year-old college instructor) (Baby boom generation -- Boston, Massachusetts; College students; Family -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Suburban life -- Boston, Massachusetts; Teachers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. So Far Gone: A Novel (New York: Picador USA, 1998) ("Boston suburb of Newton" [Reed Business Information, Amazon]; death row; psychology of a killer) (Death row inmates; Family;

Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cohn, Robert. Inspired Sleep: A Novel (New York: Scribner, 2001) (College English teacher; ABD) (Women graduate students; Cambridge (Mass.); Sleep disorders; Divorced women; Single mothers)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Colwin, Laurie. Shine On, Bright & Dangerous Object (New York: Viking Press, 1975) (27-year-old widow of Boston lawyer carries on with life; Maine) (Widows) (Amazon and Google Books)

Connolly, James B. Coaster Captain: A Tale of the Boston Waterfront (New York: Macy-Masius, 1927) (Ship captains)

Connolly, Myles. Mr. Blue (New York: Macmillan, 1928) (Catholic fiction; modern St. Francis; Boston and New York) (Young men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cook, Claire. Must Love Dogs: A Novel (New York: Viking, 2002) (south of Boston) (Divorced women; Preschool teachers; Dating (Social customs); Irish American families; Dog owners; Personals)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Cooke, Carolyn. The Bostons: Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001) (short stories about Boston people, summering in Maine and wintering in Boston)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Cooney, Caroline B. The Voice on the Radio (New York: Delacorte, 1996) (Juvenile: 7th grade+) (main male character Boston fictional Hills College radio station talk show host; kidnapped children;

college tour in Boston) (Friendship; Parent and child; Brothers and sisters) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cooney, Ellen. A Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies (New York: Pantheon Books, 2005) (1900; "a reverse brothel" Pub Des.) (Hotels; Runaway wives; Male prostitutes) (Amazon and Google Books)

Corbett, Paula. Maid in Boston (New York: Silhouette, 1984) (romance) (Google Books)

Corcoran, Barabra. The Private War of Lillian Adams (New York: Atheneum, 1989) (juvenile--grades 4-6) (Brookline) (World War, 1914-1918) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Sky Is Falling (New York: Atheneum, 1988) (Juvenile) (starts in Depression Boston before moving to New Hampshire) (Depressions -- 1929 -- New England; Depressions -- 1929; Friendship;

New England) (Amazon and Google Books)

Corfman, Eunice Luccock. The Roaring Shock Test (New York: Harper & Row, 1968) (Google Books) (check for Boston content)

Cowie, Vera. Games (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1986) (romance; partly set in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cross, Alice Cole. "Boston." Cycle of Abbot Verse: Published by Abbot Academy on the Occasion of its 100th Anniversary, 1829-1929 ( Abbot Academy. Abbot Academy, 1929: 100) (poem; 19th c.?)

Cross, Claire. Double Trouble (New York: Jove Books, 2001) (romance; "middle-class Boston neighborhood" [Booklist]; heroine, Boston-based twin who runs advice giving website) (Twins) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Crowley, Scott. Ian Baxter (San Jose, New York, Lincoln, Shanghai: Writer's Showcase, 2002) (new literary sensation revives Boston book scene; new[?] Korean war) (6 of 54 chapters have Boston in

title) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cummings, Park. "Winter Skate." The New Yorker 1 Feb. 1958: 77-79 (skating on the Charles River 1908 or 1909) (Keywords: Boston; Skating; New England)

Cummings, W. T. Wickford of Beacon Hill (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962) (32 pgs.; Juvenile?; Boston?)

Cunningham, Michael. Flesh and Blood (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1995) (1950s on; Greek Americans; gay son, Boston; film) (Family) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cunningham, Robert L. The Reorganization: The Sequel to Stolen Minds (San Jose, CA: Writer's Showcase, 2002) (Archbishop of Boston becomes Pope and reorganzies Church) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Stolen Minds: The Children Must Come First (San Jose, CA: Writer's Showcase, 2002) (local Vietnam vet become priest and Archbishop of Boston plans to strengthen parochial school system by

selling hospitals; Vatican; Pope) (Amazon and Google Books)

Curry, John A. Irish Corsicans: Sequel to Loyalty (Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, 2003) (author former president of Northeastern University; 1983; "Boston's Irish Mafia" [Back Cover]) (Crime)

-----. Loyalty (Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, 2000) (Lynn; 1947-82; "Boston Irish crime family" ["About the Book" v]) (Irish Americans; Organized Crime) (Amazon)

Cuthbert, Clifton. Joy Street (New York: William Godwin, 1931) ("Violence and suspense in Boston" [Albris]; Italian Americans) (Prohibition; Liquor industry; Crime; Gangsters; Organized crime) (Review,

Time 30 Nov. 1931)

-----. Thunder Without Rain (New York: William Godwin, 1933; later ed. titled The Shame of Mary Quinn) ("back streets of Boston" [Gardner]; brother-sister) (Incest) (Brief Summary and 50s Paperback Front Cover, James L.

Gardner [accessed 30 Apr. 2008])

Dahlie, Elizabeth. Bernelly and Harriet: The Country Mouse and the City Mouse (Boston: Little, Brown, 2002) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (the city is Boston) (Fables; Folklore) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dailey, Janet. That Boston Man (London: Mills & Boon, 1979) (Women journalists) (Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

D'Andrea, Joseph C., Bill Wilson, Deborah D'Andrea, and Aaron Sutherland. illus. Bill Wilson. If I Were a Boston Celtic (Akron, Ohio: Picture Me Books, 1993) (Juvenile: ages 4-8) (Boston Celtics (Basketball team))

-----. If I Were a Boston Red Sox by Joe D'Andrea (Akron, Ohio: Picture Me Books, 1994)

(Juvenile: ages 4-8) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team))

Davies, Peter Ho. Equal Love: Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000) ("Small World" 49-69 in part Boston and Somerville and "How To Be an Expatriot" 70-81 in part Boston) (Amazon and Google


Davis, Jill. Girls' Poker Night: A Novel (New York: Random House, 2002) (heroine starts as bored Boston newspaper humor writer, but soon moves to New York) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dawson, Robert and Joan Goguen. Fort Hill ([Cambridge, Mass.]: Adams House and Lowell House Printers, 1965-66?) (Poetry)

Dean, Elizabeth. Between Girlfriends (New York: Kensington Books, 2003) (four Boston friends) (Lesbians; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

DeAngelo, Edward. The Lies That Bind (New York : William Morrow, 2001) (Boston computer exec; DNA testing; family court) (Fathers and sons; Fatherhood; Boston (Mass.); Legal stories; Divorced

fathers; Paternity testing) (Amazon and Google Books)

Chopra, Deepak. Daughters of Joy: An Adventure of the Heart (New York: Putnam, 2002) (hero, 28-year-old Boston writer; New Hampshire) (Healing; Women; Authors) (Amazon and Google


Costello, Anthony. Jericho (New York: Bantam, 1982) (fictional Jericho, Mass., milltown north of Boston; Depression; strike) (Google Books)

Delinsky, Barbara. Fast Courting (New York: Silhouette, 1983 [pseud. Billie Douglass]) (romance; journalist and head coach of Boston professional basketball team) (Women journalists; Basketball

coaches) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Flirting With Pete: A Novel (New York: Scribner, 2001) (inherited town house on Beacon Hill) (Inheritance and succession; Fathers -- Death; Home ownership; Young women) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Fulfillment (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 1988) (rivalry and romance in a Boston townhouse) (Department stores; Antiques business; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google


-----. Having Faith (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 1990) (Romance; two Boston Lawyers) (Women lawyers; Divorce) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. More Than Friends (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1993) (two families; Boston suburbs; husbands partners in same Boston law firm) (Friendship; New England; Neighborhood) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. Passion and Illusion (New York: Dell Pub. Co., 1983 (under the name Bonnie Drake); New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1994) (romance; woman Boston radio talk-show host and male Boston cop)

(Women in radio broadcasting; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. Threats and Promises (Toronto: Harlequin Books, 1986) (plastic surgery; Boston frameshop; romance/suspense) (Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books and Brief Summary, RomanceWiki [accessed 9

Apr. 2008]))

-----. A Time to Love (New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1982) (romance; mainly Saint Maarten) (Women photographers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Photographers;

Man-woman relationships -- Saint Maarten) (Amazon)

----. A Woman's Place: A Novel (New York: Harper Collins, 1997) (divorced Boston business woman main character) (Divorce -- Boston, Massachusetts; Businessmen and businesswomen -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Child custody -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Demetrios, George. "The Pigs and the Candle." When Greek Meets Greek (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947: 161-75) (present 1945 Boston; reminiscences of 30 years earlier in Greece; Greek Americans)

(Google Books)

----. "Socrates and Pericles in Boston." When Greek Meets Greek : 177-86. (1922-46; stock speculation; Greek Americans)

Demetz, Hana. The Journey from Prague Street (New York: St. Martin's, 1990) (Harvard faculty wife in 50s on) (Marriage -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Divorced women -- Cambridge, Massachusetts;

Displaced homemakers -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Czech-American women -- Cambridge, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Denenberg, Barry. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan (New York: Scholastic, 2002) (accidental blindness; December 27, 1931-June 21, 1932; Perkins School for the Blind,

Watertown; Boston girl; based on real people, places, and incidents) (Elementary and junior high school) (United States -- History -- 1919-1933; Blind; People with disabilities; Perkins Institution and
Massachusetts School for the Blind; Twins; Diaries) (Amazon and Google Books)

DeVoto, Bernard Augustine. We Accept with Pleasure (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1934) (World War I veterans; academic freedom; part Boston, New York, Chicago) (Google Books)

Dixon, Thomas. The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden--1865-1900 (New York: Doubleday, Page, and Co., 1902 [Google Books 1906 ed.]) (in part, a southern racist's view of

Boston; Dixon wrote the pro-Ku Klux Klan novels D.W. Griffith's film Birth of a Nation is based on) (Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)) (Google Books)

Dodd, Christina. Just the Way You Are (New York: Pocket Books, 2003) (cross-class romance in Boston with a disappearance of parents mystery) (Deception; Missionaries; Orphans) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Dodd, Susan. "Sinatra." The New Yorker 16 May 1988: 32-35 (heroine lives in Cambridge, but action in Santa Fe with 89 year-old father) (Keywords: Fathers; Old Age; Santa Fe, N.M.; Old Age Home)

Donleavy, J.P. "Franz F." The New Yorker 24 Sep. 1960: 42-48 (European male living in Boston, working in Cambridge) (Keywords: Boston; Love; Loneliness)

Dos Passos, John. 1919 (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1932) (Vol 2 of USA trilogy; "Richard Ellsworth Savage" 55-76 [2000 ed.] students; Cambridge; Boston; Scollay Square) (Google

Books) Mintue Man Arlington Ordered

-----. Big Money (New York: Harcourt and Brace, 1936) (Vol 3 of USA trilogy; "Mary French" 361-70 [2000 ed. ] working in Boston to save Sacco and Vanzetti; also, "The Camera Eye (49)" 348-50)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Streets of Night (New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923) (Harvard; stultifying Boston Brahmin culture) (Google Books)

Downing, Michael. Breakfast with Scot: A Novel (Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1999) (two Cambridge gay men take in androgynous orphaned boy) (Chiropractors -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Periodical editors -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Guardian and ward; Gay men; Boys -- Psychology) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Perfect Agreement (Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint; [Emeryville, Calif.]: Distributed by Publishers Group West, 1997) (gay men; college setting in Boston; title and story

related to grammar) (Shakers; College teachers; Boston (Mass.)) (Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Drake, Bonnie. See Delinsky, Barbara.

Drakulic, Slavenka. Trans. Ellen Elias-Bursac. Holograms of Fear: A Novel (New York: W. W. Norton, 1992) (in part, kidney transplant in Boston; Yugoslavia) (Fear; Transplantation of organs, tissues,

etc.) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dreher, Sarah. Solitaire and Brahms (Norwich, VT: New Victoria Publishers, 1997) (Boston; 1950s) (Lesbians) ("A reflective novel of emerging lesbian identity" [Google Books] ) (Amazon and Google


Drogin, Karen (us. publishes under pseud. Carly Phillips). Solitary Man (New York: Zebra, 2000) (romance; hero Boston cop) (Google Books)

Duberstein, Larry. Eccentric Circles (Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, 1992) (fifteen short stories; Boston stories--"The Lizard's Egg"--two Boston attorneys marry/adultery/divorce: 127-35; "The

Undertaker's Choice"--Suffolk Downs: 147-55; "The Last of Harpo Berkowitz"--Revere hood from high school to stuffed in car trunk) (Amazon and and Google Books)

-----. The Marriage Hearse: A Novel (Ashby, Mass.: Darkhorse, 1983) (Boston writer) (Middle-aged men; Authors) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Mt. Monadnock Blues (Sag Harbor, N.Y.: Permanent Press, 2003) (Boston gay man tries to adopt orphaned niece and nephew in 1990s) (Custody of children; Brothers and sisters;

Gay men; Orphans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----.Postcards from Pinsk: A Novel (Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, 1991) (Boston psychotherapist) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dubois, Brendan. Resurrection Day (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1999) ("Boston after a nuclear war, but in a parallel universe, set in the early 1970s" [Amazon]) (Journalists; Cuban missile crisis,

1962--influence; Imaginary wars and battles) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dubus, Andre. Dancing After Hours: Stories (New York: A.A. Knopf, 1996) (short stories--many set in Boston area) (Front and Back Flaps Amazon and Google Books)

Dudley, Albertus. A Full-back Afloat Being an Account of Dick Melvin's Vacation Voyage (Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1908 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (Harvard football)

(Harvard University; Steamboats)

Duehr, Gary. Winter Light (Marshfield, MA: Four Way Books, 1999) (winter in Boston in poems) (Amazon)

Duncliffe, Bill. Christmas Past (San Jose: Nebraska: Writer's Showcase: iUnverse, 2002) (1960s; teenage Red Sox fan; newspapers) (Christmas) (Amazon and Google Books)

Dunton, James Gerald. Wild Asses (Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1925) (Harvard, Class of 1923; returning veterans; roaring 20s) (Brief Des., John T. Bethell, Richard M. Hunt, Robert Shenton,

Harvard A to Z (Cambridge: Harvard U P, 2004: 127 [Google Books]; Bail 311-14)

Dwyer-Joyce, Alice. The Chieftain (Juvenile?) (London: Hale, 1980) (Ireland -- History; Boston (Mass.)) (19th c. ? Check.)

Dwyer, Kelly. The Tracks of Angels (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1994) (heroine moves from Califonria to Boston) (Young women; Guardian angels; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Earls, Michael. Melchior of Boston (New York; Cincinnati; Chicago: Benziger Bros., 1910) (Catholic intermarriage and conversion of other partner)

Eaton, Seymour. The Roosevelt Bears: Their Travels and Adventures (Philadelphia: E. Stern., 1906) (Juvenile; Boston stops include Scollay Square and Bunker Hill; author credited with creating name

"Tedddy Bear") (Google Books)

Ebershoff, David. The Rose City: Stories (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001) (Gay life; mainly Pasadena, but some Boston; 7 stories) (Young men -- California;

Young men -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Edman, Irwin. "There's Always the Ritz." The New Yorker 21 Oct. 1944: 61-62 (aimless wealthy Harvard student) (Keywords: Colleges; Harvard)

Edwards, Nicholas. Santa Paws, Our Hero (New York: Scholastic, 2002) (Elementary and junior high school) (rescue in Boston) (Dogs; Animal stories; Christmas stories; Lost and found possessions;

Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Eisen, Adrienne. Making Scenes (Boulder, Colo.: Alt-X Press, 2001) (heroine seeks love and self-knowledge, partly in Boston [also Los Angeles and Chicago]) (Jewish lesbians; Erotic stories) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Eliot, T. S. J. Alfred Prufrock. Prufrock and Other Observations (London: Egoist, 1917; New York:, 1996 [accessed 7 Mar. 2008]: 1) ("Eliot wrote the poem just before his return to

Boston, his thoughts turning to the social ordeals of the Beacon Hill drawing-room and solitary walks past Boston's sawdust restaurants with oyster shells" [Lyndall Gordon, T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect
Life, New York: Norton, 2000: 266])

-----. "The Boston Evening Transcript." Prufrock: 6.

Emberley, Michael. Ruby (Boston: Little, Brown, 1990) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (based on Little Red Riding Hood; "the mean streets of a Boston city populated only by animals" [M. Allen Greenbaum,

Amazon]) (Mice; Cats) (Amazon and Google Books)

Emmet, Alan. The Mr. & Mrs. Club (Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, 2001) (1957; husband commutes to Boston law firm) (Married women; Young women) (Amazon and Google books)

Engel, Monroe. Fish (New York: Atheneum, 1981) (Middle-aged men) (private school teacher; Cambridge) (Google Books)

-----. Statutes of Limitations (New York: Knopf, 1988) (main character owned chain of Boston-area bookstores) (Men -- Friendship; Loss (Psychology); Mothers-in-law -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Peace activists -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Erickson, Karla C. AJ's Promise (Salt Lake City, Utah: Bookcraft, 1992) (Juvenile) (Religion; Mormons; Missionaries; Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel; Christian life)

Erskine, Payne. Joyful Heatherby (Boston: Little, Brown, 1913 [Google Books]) ("chiefly laid in Boston and in a small New England costal town" Pub. adv. [Google Books])

Estrin, Marc. The Education of Arnold Hitler (Denver, Colo.: Unbridled Books, 2005) (1950s Texas on through the century; Harvard; MIT; Noam Chomsky; Leonard Bernstein; Al Gore) (Young men;

College students; Chess players; Linguists; Cambridge (Mass.); Mansfield (Tex.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Evanick, Marcia. Silver in the Moonlight (New York: Bantam, 1998) (romance; Boston heroine in South Carolina) (Amazon and Google Books)

Evarts, Richard Conover. Alice's Adventures in Cambridge (Cambridge, Mass.: The Harvard Lampoon, 1913) (Bail 293; "a beautiful satire on phases of Harvard life . . . under President Lowell") (Brief

Des., Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917-1950 (Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2000: 75-76) [Google Books] and College Teaching, Sue Carter
Simmons, "Competing notions of Authorship," in Perspectives on Plagiarism and Intellectual Property in a Postmodern World, ed. Lise Buranen, Andrea A. Lunsford, and Alice Myers Roy
(Albany: SUNY P, 1999: 46-47) [Google Books]; Bail 292-94)

Evich, Mitch. The Clandestine Novelist (Lincoln, NE : iUniverse, Inc., 2003) (many scenes in Boston) (Novelists; Humorous stories) (Google Books)

Fairbairn, Ann. Five Smooth Stones (New York: Crown, 1966) (partly Harvard Law School and Boston; Depression to 60s) (Race relations; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Farber, Norma. As I Was Crossing Boston Common (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1975) (Juvenile, ages 4-7) (Stories in rhyme; Animals) (Amazon and Google Books)

Farber, Thomas. Learning to Love It: Seven Stories & a Novella (Santa Barbara: Capra Press; St. Paul, MN: Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales, 1993) (Boston (Mass.); San Francisco

(Calif.)) (Google Books)

Farrelly, Peter. The Comedy Writer: A Novel (New York: Main Street Books/Doubleday, 1998) (unhappy Boston salesman, dumped by girlfriend, moves to Hollywood and becomes screenwriter)

(Los Angeles (Calif.); Comedians; Authors) (Amazon and Google Books)

Fast, Howard. The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti: A New England Legend (New York: Blue Heron Press, 1953) (Sacco, Nicola; Vanzetti, Bartolomeo;Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass.,

1921; Trials (Murder); Dedham (Mass.); Anarchism) (Google Books)

Faulkner, Georgene. Melindy's Medal (New York: Julian Messner, 1945) (Juvenile) (medal for bravery; housing project in Boston) (African American girls; African Americans; Grandmothers; Boston

(Mass.); Public housing; Fathers and daughters) (Google Books and Summary, Robin's Roost Treasures 9 Apr. 2008 [accessed 9 Apr. 2008])

Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury (New York: J. Cape and H. Smith, 1929) (Part 2: "June Second 1910" set in Allston with some Boston/Cambridge; Italian immigrants; Harvard students)

(People with mental disabilities; African American women cooks; Aristocracy (Social class); Illegitimate children; Brothers and sisters; Mississippi) (Google Books)

Favazza, Keith. Captain Storm: Chronicles in the Life of a Bostonian-Sicilian Fisherman (Rockland, MA: The Author, ©2000) (Juvenile) (Fishing -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Italian Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Ferazani, Larry. The Maltese Cross: The Badge of Honor (Bloomington, Ind.: 1stbooks Library, 2000) (Cambridge (Mass.). -- Fire Dept.; Rescue work) (Back Cover Amazon)

Flaherty, Bob. Puff: A Novel (New York: Perennial, 2005) (Blizzard of '78; Roxbury/Dorchester in 1960s-70s; pot; Irish Americans) (Young men; Brothers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Flaherty, Dan. Fulcrum: An Irish-American Novel (NA: IAC Publishing, 2004) (Boston in the 1940s) (Yankee-Red Sox pennant race; fictiona; Irish-American neighborhood) (Amazon and Google


-----. The Scholar (San Jose, Calif.: Writers Club Press, 2001) (Catholic Church) (1940s; Red Sox; teenagers) (Amazon and Barnes & Noble)

Fleming, Thomas J. Conquerors of the Sky (New York: Forge, 2003) (One section in Boston) (Aerospace industries; Aircraft industry) (Amazon and Google Books) (Check pp. c.58-c.73)

Florey, Kitty Burns. Duet (New York: W. Morrow, 1987) (partly Boston; 60s) (Amazon and Google Books)

Flynn, Jack. Buddy Reardon in Pursuit of the Lone Ranger (Bloomington, IN: 1stBooks, 2002) (Juvenile) ("growing up north of Fenway Park in the fifties" [author]) (Lone Ranger (Radio program)) (Back

Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Flynn, Robert. After Didi (Emerson C: Thesis/dissertation, 1989) (Women -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Forbes, John Maxwell. Wilbur Crane's Handicap (Cleveland; New York: International Fiction Library, 1918) (Ex-convicts) (begins in Boston; backstory in Boston, but mainly at sea) (Google Books)

Ford, Daniel. Now Comes Theodora: A Novel (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1965) (College students in the 60s; Photographers; Anti-war demonstrations) (Barnes & Noble and Google Books)

Ford, Darnella. Rising (New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2003) (white-looking Dorchester racially-mixed orphan girl adopted by white Michigan couple) (African American girls; Racially mixed people;

Interracial adoption; Mothers -- Death; Rich people; Michigan; Girls; Rape trauma syndrome (Amazon and Google Books)

Ford, Elaine. Life Designs (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, 1997) (Woolworth's; Harvard; Vietnam; Romance; 1962-90s)(Young women; Married people; Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis --

Patients) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Ivory Bright (New York, N.Y.: Viking, 1986) (ungentrified Somerville) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Missed Connections (New York: Random House, 1983) (1959-60s; Cambridge too) (Somerville (Mass.); Italian Americans; Working class) (Google Books)

-----. The Playhouse (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1980) (Irish-Am, blue collar community--1960's, North Cambridge; Porter Square) (Google Books)

Formichella, Annamaria B. Untune the Sky: A Novel (Boston: Emerson C, 1988) (Thesis/dissertation) (Women -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Women singers)

Foster, Mabel Grace. The Heart of the Doctor: A Story of the Italian Quarter (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1902) (North End) (Brief Summary, The American Catalogue 1902: 82 [Google Books])

Foster, Sarah. "The Housekeeper." The New Yorker 11 Sep. 1948: 60-65 (Boston housekeeper) (Keywords: Children; Cape Cod)

Fox, Hugh. Boston: A Long Poem (Somerville, MA : Ibbetson Street Press, 2002) (12 pages) (Brief Des., Water Row Books [accessed 30 Mar. 2008])

Franzen, Jonathan. Strong Motion (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1992) (Somerville, Cambridge [Harvard seismology lab], Ipswich, and Peabody; Red Sox; Abortion debate)

(Earthquakes; Seismologists; North Shore) (Amazon and Google Books)

Frede, Richard. The Nurses (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985) (doctors' strike places extra burdens on nurses; "Boston's Back Bay Metropolitan Hospital, located in the poorest part of the city" [Kirkus

Reviews]) (Nurses; Hospitals--employees; Strikes and lockouts; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Freedman, Benedict and Nancy. Mrs. Mike: The Story of Katherine Mary Flannigan (New York: Coward-McCann, 1947) (Boston Irish girl marries Canadian Mountie; starts Boston c. 1907 with brief

return in the teens; ends with flu epidemic of 1918) (Flannigan, Katherine Mary) (Google Books)

Freeman, Mark. Play-off Pressure (New York: Ballantine, 1989) (Juvenile) (Series: Rookies # 5; in part, Boston professional baseball team) (Baseball) (Amazon)

-----. Series Showdown (New York: Ballantine, 1989) (Juvenile: ages 9-12) (Rookies # 6; Boston-LA World Series) (Baseball) (Amazon and Google Books)

Freemantle, Brian. At Any Price (London: Severn House, 1999) (orig. pub. 1982 with title Chairman of the Board under pseud. Jonathan Evan) (battle partly centered in Boston for control of English-

owned hotel chain ) (Hotel owners -- Boston, Massachusetts; Hotel owners -- England; Hotels; Business competition; Businessmen and businesswomen; Competition in men; Corporate acquisitions;
Widowers; Grief in men; Fathers-in-law; Hate in men; Self-destructive behavior in men; Extramarital relations; Business; Family businesses; Gamblers, English; Boston, Massachusetts; England)
(Amazon and Google Books)

French, Marilyn. Our Father: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1994) (four half-sisters near Boston; Rape; Sexual abuse) (Fathers and daughters; Sisters; Women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Frost, Robert. "Clear and Colder; Boston Common." Collected Poems, Prose, and Plays. Ed. Richard Poirier and Mark Richardson. The Library Of America, 1995: 493. (poem)

Frye, Ralph. "I Went to See a Queen." The New Yorker 6 May 1944: 72-77 (wild trip to Boston 1886) (Keywords: Children; Captains; Prostitutes; Uncle 'Lish; Queen Liliuokalani)

Fuller, Edward. The Complaining Millions of Men: A Novel (New York: Harper & Bros., 1893 [Google Books]) ("sinister sides of socialism" New York Times) (Labor unions --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Working class -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books)

Furdon, Paul E. Maggie's Sauna (San Jose, Calif.: Writers Club, 2000 [Google Books]) (Trips to Boston) (Amazon, Google Books, and Brief Summary, [accessed 10 Mar. 2008])

-----. Maggie's Too (San Jose, Calif.: Writers Club Press, 2001 [Google Books]) (Sequel to Maggie's Sauna with health club regulars making several trips to Boston) (Health resorts) (Amazon and Google


Gager, Timoth. Twenty-Six Pack (Dead End Street, 2001) (short stories; frequent Boston settings; Red Sox--players and fans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Galbraith, John Kenneth. A Tenured Professor: A Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990) (Cambridge; College teachers; Economists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gambone, Philip. Beijing: A Novel (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003) (Opening 30+ pages middle aged gay men in Boston) (Americans -- China; Beijing (China); Gay men) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. The Language We Use Up Here and Other Stories (New York: Dutton, 1991) (1980s-90s) (Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Garbera, Katherine. Cinderella's Millionaire (New York: Silhouette Books, 2003) (Series: Dynasties: the Barones Silhouette desire, 1520) (Barone family of Boston) (Barone family;

Italian-American men; Italian-American families; Chief financial officers; Executives; Millionaires; Rich men; Widowers; Rich families; Single women; Women cooks; Family; Family relationships;
Men/women relations; Boston; Contemporary romances) (Summary/Review, The Roamnce Reader. accessed 30 Jun. 2009)

Gardner, Barbara. The Sai Prophecy: A Novel (Bellevue, WA : Illumination Arts, 1997) (present of novel starts in 1899 with Boston anthropologist in Tasmania) (Spiritual life--Hinduism; Boston (Mass.))

(Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Garfield, Henry. Tartabull's Throw (New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001) (Red Sox; only one Fenway park scene; 1967) (Werewolves; Baseball; Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gayle, Roberta. Worth Waiting For (New York: Pinnacle Books, 1998) (romance; Boston attorney heroine) (African-American women lawyers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Love stories, African-American)

(Google Books)

Genovese, Kate. Loving Joe Gallucci: Love and Life with Hepatitis C (Titusville, FL: Four Seasons Publishers, 2003) (Irish/Italian, wealthy/working class love starting in Boston in 1970) (Hepatitis)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Two Weeks Since My Last Confession (libros international, 2007) (Boston's O'Brien family in the 60s; drug addiction) (Amazon)

Gerard, Cindy. The Librarian's Passionate Knight (New York: Silhouette Books, 2003) (Series: Dynasties: the Barones: Silhouette desire, 1525, Boston Public Library; rich Boston family) (Librarians;

Businessmen; Boston (Mass.); Barone family; Italian-American men; Italian-American families) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gerber, Merril Joan. "We Know That Your Hearts Are Heavy." The New Yorker 20 Apr. 1963: 42-52 (heroine and husband live in Cambridge; New York funeral) (Keywords: Jews; Families; Funerals)

Giardina, Anthony. Men With Debts: A Novel (New York, Knopf, 1984) (suburbs) (Extramarital relations; Insurance -- Agents; The Fifties (20th century); Boston) (Google Books)

-----. White Guys (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006) (Irish/Italian friends in a Boston suburb; drive-by shooting outside South Boston housing project; inspired by 1989 Charles

Stuart murder case; 70s-90s) (Men -- Friendship; Murder; Women murder victims; Bereavement; Loss (Psychology); Class conflict; Ethnicity; Race relations; Extramarital relations; Guns; Secrets;
Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts; Psychological fiction, American) (Amazon and Google Books) (Letters)

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Oh Boy, Boston! (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1997) (Juvenile) (young children visit Boston) (School field trips) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gilgun, John. Music I Never Dreamed Of (New York: Amethyst Press, 1990) (working class) (Gay men-- Massachusetts -- Boston; Coming out (Sexual orientation); United States -- History --1953-

1961; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Gilligan, Edmund. Boundary Against Night (New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938) (Police strike, Boston (Mass.) 1919) (Google Books, esp. Time review)

Gilman, Barbara. Puritan Image (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1947) ("Modern mores and morals" vs. "Bostonian concepts of gentility and convention" Kirkus Reviews [Google Books])

(Social classes; Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs) (Google Books)

Gil[l?]more, Inez Haynes (pseud. of Inez Haynes Irwin). June Jeopardy (New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1908) ("one evening in and around Boston. . . . a necklace of priceless diamonds for the possession of a

gang of robbers had been plotting for man years" The Bookman 1908) (Google Books)

-----. Maida's Little House (New York: Grosset & Dunlap 1921) (juvenile; rich girl recovers from illness by running shop in Charlestown) (Social issues; Friendship) (Google Books)

-----. Strange Harvest, (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1934)

Giroux, Leo. The Rishi (New York: M. Evans, 1985) (Boston; India) (Kali (Hindu deity); Cults) (Google Books)

Glassman, Maxine. Love Among the Orientals (New York: Donald I. Fine Books, 1998) (sex; stolen rugs; supernatural; oriental rug store in Back Bay) (Specialty stores -- Massachusetts -- Boston ;

Incantations; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Glave, Thomas. "Flying." Whose Song? and Other Stories (San Francisco: City Lights, 2000: 55-92) (stream of consciousness as plane landing at Logan) (Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs;

African Americans; Race relations; Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Glickman, Hal. Whitey's Kid ([Philadelphia, PA]: Xlibris, 2000) (Harvard University -- Students; Fathers and sons; United States -- History -- 1933-1945) (Amazon)

Goggins, Gerard E. Half-Wits ( Kansas City, MO: Sheed & Ward, 1988) (former English professor works in Boston shelter) (Spirituality; People with mental disabilities; Good and evil) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Gold, Ivan. Sams in a Dry Season (Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1990) (alcoholic writer in Boston and New York; 1976; Boston University) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goldberg, Lester. One More River: Stories (Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1977) (Jewish Americans) (Google Books) (Check pp. 86, 99, 101, 102, 104 for Boston story)

Goldberg, Linda J. Here I Am: Stories (Natick, MA: Linda J. Goldberg, ©2008) (11 short stories; Dorchester; Blue Hill Avenue) ("the streets, the triple-decker homes and people of

Jewish Boston."--cover) (Linda J. Goldberg, accessed 29 May 2009)

Goldberg, Myra. Rosalind: A Family Romance: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, 1996.) (Jewish Americans; Boston, Brookline; New York) (Women; Heart--Surgery--Patients) (Amazon

and Google Books)

---. Wickett's Remedy (New York: Doubleday 2005)(starts in 1918 in Boston, South Boston; Boston Brahmin) (Irish American women; Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919; Patent medicines; Widows)

(Amazon, Google Books, Random House [accessed 10 Mar. 2008])

Golden. Maita. A Woman's Place (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986) (three African-American women first meet at fictional elite Winthrop University in Boston) (Women -- Conduct of life; African

American women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goldman, Francisco. The Long Night of White Chickens (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1992) (Guatemala in 1980s; half-Guatemalian hero raised in Boston suburb) (Guatemala;

Guatemalian Americans; Murder) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goldsmith, Olivia. Young Wives: A Novel (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000) (some Boston area; opens in Marblehead; romance) (Marital conflict; Married women; Revenge; New York

(N.Y.); Female friendship) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gomez, Jewelle. Don't Explain: Short Fiction (Ithaca, N.Y.: Firebrand Books, 1998) (title story, lesbian Boston in 1959: 18-28; "Grace A." Tremont Street/Roxbury/Combat Zone: 29-35; "Steps" Roxbury/North End: 36-49; "Water with the Wine" academics in Boston and Missouri: 55-3) (African-American women) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Gilda Stories: A Novel (Ithaca, N.Y.: Firebrand Books, 1991) (part Gilda 1955 beautician in South End) (Lesbian vampires; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goodger, Jane. Anything for Love (New York: Topaz, 1997) (also 19th c.; Irish Americans; Immigrants; Romance; "pregnant Irish maid in 1898 Boston" [Kathe Robin]) (Time travel; Women domestics --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Brief Summary, Kathe Robin, Romantic Times Book Reviews [accessed 8 Apr. 2008])

Goodnight, Linda. Her Pregnant Agenda (New York: Silhouette Books, 2003) (Marriage; Pregnant women; Millionaires: Custody of children; Single mothers; Lawyers; Pregnancy; Boston (Mass.))

(Google Books, and Brief Summary, [accessed 10 Mar. 2008])

Gordon, Eugene. "Game." Opportunity, Sep. 1927. (Ebony Rising: Short Fiction of the Greater Harlem Renaissance Era, ed. Craig Gable, Indiana U P, 2004: 235-46 [Google Books])

("Greater Boston Meatmarket"; Mussolini [cat]; African-American worker)

Gordon, Noah. Matters of Choice (New York: Dutton, 1996) (starts in Boston/Cambridge medical world but soon moves with physician heroine to Berkshires) (Women physicians) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Gordon, Richard M. "Death of a Harvard Man" (1958). In Murder in New England, ed. Eleanor Sullivan and Chris Dorbandt (Secaucus, NJ: Castle Books, 1989: 87-90) (Harvard man, class of 1956, leaves Boston to commit suicide in New York) (Boston (Mass.))

Gottlieb, Saul. "In the Boston Public Garden." The New Yorker 19 Jun. 1954: 72 (poem)

Gould, Jean. Divorcing Your Grandmother: A Novel (New York: William Morrow, 1985) (Comedy) (Extramarital relations -- Boston, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon)

Graham, Abbie. Vain Pomp and Glory (New York: Womans Press, 1927) (Girl -- Conduct of life; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Graham, Laurie. The Importance of Being Kennedy: A Novel (London: Fourth Estate, 2007) (main character/narrator is fictional Irish nurse/governess to Kennedys, starting in Brookline in 1917)

(Kennedy family; Domestics; World War, 1939-1945; Family; London (England) -- Social life and customs) (Amazon and Google Books)

Grant, Robert. The Chippendales (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1909 [Google Books, Grosset and Dunlap, 1909]) (Brahmins vs. immigrants) (Amazon and Google Books)

Grant, Stephanie. The Map of Ireland: A Novel (New York: Scribner, 2008) (Young Adult) (1974; busing; Boston public schools) (Lesbians; Homosexuality; African Americans; Family life --

Massachusetts; Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century; Lesbians--juvenile; Homosexuality; Race relations; Segregation; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Passion of Alice (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995) ( "lesbian awakening of Alice"; South Shore [Stone and Wofesy 1996]) (Anorexia nervosa--patients; Young women) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Greeley, Andrew M. Star Bright!: A Christmas Story (New York: Forge, 1997) (Boston College) (College students;Women mystics; Irish Americans; Russians; Christmas; Cambridge (Mass.); Chicago

(Ill.); Chestnut Hill (Mass.); Harvard University) (Amazon and Google Books)

Green, Walter. "One of the Boston Bullertons." New Stories for Men, ed. Charles Grayson (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1941: 169-84) (Wall Street; Stock manipulation[?])

(Amazon and Google Books)

Greenan, Russell. It Happened in Boston (New York: Random House 1969) (Time travel; Murder) (Painters; Inner cities; Male friendship; Art forgeries) (Amazon and Google Books)

----- The Secret Life of Algernon Pendleton (New York: Random House, 1973) (Brookline; movie) (Amazon and Google Books)

Greene, Thomas Christopher. Mirror Lake (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003) (troubled hero, descendant of Boston Brahmins, moves from Boston to Vermont; mainly Vermont) (Men -- Friendship;

Young men -- Vermont; Letter carriers -- Vermont; Senior men -- Vermont; Septuagenarian men -- Vermont; Septuagenarians -- Vermont; Recluses -- Vermont; Fathers -- Death; Men/women
relations; Married people; Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Secrets; Love; Passion; Obsession; Loss (Psychology); Betrayal; Violence; The Nineties (20th century); Vermont; Psychological fiction,
American; Love stories, American) (Amazon and Google Books)

Greenman, Ben. Please Step Back (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Melville House, 2009) ("from Boston 1954 to California 1980" [Kati Nolfi]) (Rock musicians; The Sixties (20th century); Popular culture --

History -- 1960-1969; Celebrities; Fame; Race relations; Culture conflict; The Seventies (20th century); Popular culture -- History -- 1970-1979; Drug use; Violence; Rock music; Boston;
San Francisco, California; Biographical novels) (Amazon and Kati Nolfi Book Slut, May 2009, accessed 2 Jul. 2009)

Greer, Andrew Sean. How It Was for Me: Stories (New York: Picador USA, 2000) (last story, "Come Live With Me and Be My Love" [179-211] set mainly in Boston; MIT; Beacon Hill; Marriage;

Gay men; Lesbians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Greig, Maysie. Peggy of Beacon Hill (Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1924) (Romance; made into 1925 film Love Gamble : Synopsis of Film)

Grillo, Arthur A. A Season of Compromise (U of Wisconsin--Milwaukee: Thesis/dissertation, 1998) (Baseball stories; Boston Red Sox (Baseball team))

Grossman, Lev. Warp (New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1997) (Harvard grad living down and out in Boston in the 90s; cover photo, Mass. Ave. Bridge)) (College graduates -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Rebels; Upper class; Memories; Despair; Daydreams; Identity (Psychology); Self-esteem in men; Friendship; Men/women relations; Imagination in men; Generation X; Stream of consciousness fiction)

Grove, Lee. Last Dance: A Novel (London: Faber and Faber, 1984) ("main setting . . . a gay Boston disco" [Stone and Wofesy 1996] ]; late 70s) (Google Books)

Grumbine, J. C. F. "A Bit of Old Boston." The Great Secret and Other Stories (Boston, Mass. : Published by the Order of the White Rose, 1906) (1860s; Immigrants; West End) (Ghost stories)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Gurney, A[lbert].R[amsdell]. Entertaining Strangers (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1977) (MIT; early 70s) (Google Books)

-----. Later Life (New York: Dramtists Play Service, 1994) (Boston banker) (WASPs (Persons) -- Drama; Middle-aged persons -- Drama; Boston (Mass.) -- Drama) (Google Books)

Gutcheon, Beth Richardson. Still Missing (New York: Putnam, 1981) (six-year old abducted in 1980 on way to New Boston School in Back Bay; mother Harvard professor) (Amazon and Google Books)

Guy, David. Jake Fades: A Novel of Impermanence (Boston, Mass.: Trumpeter Books, 2007) (week-long Cambridge retreat in early 90s; Alzheimers) (Middle-aged men; Senior men; Zen masters;

Mentorship; Zen Buddhism; Retreat centers; Zen Buddhist centers; Mortality; Inheritance and succession; Dharma (Buddhism); Cambridge, Massachusetts; Religious fiction,
Buddhism) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hagopian, Richard. The Dove Brings Peace (New York; Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., 1944) (immigrant Armenian family in Revere) (Google Books)

-----. Faraway the Spring (New York: Scribner, 1952) (Armenian Americans; struggling working class; Chelsea; Charlestown) (Google Books)

Hale, Nancy. "Child Training at Harvard." The New Yorker 15 Feb. 1958: 28-30 (Keywords: Harvard University; Mothers; Bed- Making; College Student)

-----. Never Any More (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934) (mainly Maine island; Boston [?] young women)(Family -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fathers and daughters) (Google Books)

-----. The Prodigal Women (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1942) ("Boston and its suburbs. . .[in] the 1920's and 1930's"; three young women) (Amazon, Brief Summary, New York Times 25

Jan. 1981 [accessed 10 Mar. 2008], and Brief Analysis, Carol Becker, Zones of Contention: Essays on Art, Institutions, Gender, and Anxiety (Albany: State U of New York P, 1996: 188)
[Google Books])

-----. "Rich People." The New Yorker 9 Jul. 1960: 32-54 (conservative Bostonian upbringing) (Keywords: Love; Arizona; Boston, Mass.)

Hall, Donald. When Willard Met Babe Ruth: A Story (San Diego: Browndeer Press, 1996) (Juvenile: grades 3-5) (scenes at Fenway in 1918 and Braves Field in 1935) (Ruth, Babe; Baseball) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Hall, Holworthy [pseud. of Harold E. Porter]. Henry of Navarre, Ohio (New York: The Century Co., 1914 [Google Books]) (Bail 295: "Henry Chalmers during his years at Harvard") (Ohio) (Google


-----. Pepper (New York: Century, 1915 [Google Books]) (Harvard University; college students) (Google Books; Bail 296-98)

Hall, James Norman and Charles Nordhoff . "Chapter V A Memory of Mauké ." In Faery Lands of the South Seas (New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1921: 86-104 [Google Books])

(hero, Riley, from South Boston) (TAHITI)

Halsey, Rena. I. America's Daughter (Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1918 [Google Books]) (eastern Massachusetts, much Boston, search for geneological facts) (Google Books)

Hamburger, Philip. J.P. Marquand, Esquire, A Portrait in the Form of a Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1952) (Marquand, John P. -- (John Phillips), -- 1893-1960) (Google Books)

Hancock, H. Irving . The Invasion of the United States: or, Uncle Sam's Boys at the Capture of Boston (Philadelphia: Henry Artemus, 1916 [Project Gutenberg]) (Juvenile) (German invasion of U.S.,

1920-21; three other novels portray attacks on Pittsburg, New York, and a last battle) (Imaginary wars and battles; Science fiction) (Front Cover [Amazon] and Google Books)

Hannibal, Edward. Chocolate Days, Popsicle Weeks (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970) (1960s; Somerville; Irish Americans; New York; Madison Avenue) (Google Books)

-----. Dancing Man (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973) (1970s; Boston and environs) (Man-woman relationships) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Liberty Square Station (New York: Putnam, 1977) (Irish American Boston) (Google Books)

Hardwick, Elizabeth. Sleepless Nights (New York: Random House, 1979) (partly set on Beacon Hill, drawing on experiences as wife of unnamed Robert Lowell) (Women--New York (state);

Women--Kentucky) (Amazon and Google Books)

Harjo, Joy. "Boston" (Ploughshares, Fall 1991) (fictional sketch/prose poem about speaker Joy's father's temporary shift from Oklahoma to Boston))

Harlow, Joan Hiatt. Joshua's Song (New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2001)(Elementary and junior high shcool) (Influenza epidemic; 1919 molasses disaster; Beacon Hill vs. Irish)

(Newspaper carriers; Child labor; Disasters; Molasses) (Amazon and Google Books)

Harriman, Karl Edwin. The Girl and the Deal (Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs, 1905 [Google Books]) (Boston to San Franciso with Boston Harvard grad; mainly on west) (Google Books)

Harrington, Donald. The Cherry Pit (New York: Random House, 1965) (Boston antiques dealer returns to Little Rock hometown) (Arkansas; Friendship; Museum curators; City and town life)

(Back Cover and Google Books)

Harris, Carol Flynn. A Place for Joey (Honesdale, Pa.: Boyds Mills Press, 2001) (Grades 3-8) (Italian immigrant family, North End, 1919) (Emigration and immigration) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hart, Georgiana. Comrades: A Novel (Newark, NJ: Materialist Press, 1991) (Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations; Busing for school integration -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Hart, Steve. Eden Found: A Novel (Newton Jct., N.H.: Hart-Burn Press, 2003) (Midde-Eastern terrorists; mainly 1985 in Middle East; hero, Boston newspaper reporter)

(Mayors; Reporters and reporting; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Hartnett, Ken. A Saving Grace (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984) (journalism and politics in Boston; Pope visit) (Google Books)

Hashian, Jack. Mamigon: A Novel (New York: Coward, McCann, Geogehegan, 1982) (after opening 1915 sections, Armenians and Turks continue violence as immigrants in Boston) (Armenians --

Turkey; Turkey -- History -- Mehmed V, 1909-1918) (Google Books)

Hatch, Francis W. In the Name of Peter Faneuil: Beef before Baubles (Lunenburg, Vt.: Stinehour Press, 1958) (Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry) (Defense of old Faneuil Hall market against

gentrification) (Google Books and Summary, Ann Satterthwaite, Going Shopping: Consumer Choices and Community Consequences (New Haven: Yale U P, 2001: 92) [Google Books])

Hatton, Frederick and Fanny Locke Hatton. Years of Discretion (New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913 [Google Books]) (based on play--"First New York production at the Belasco Theatre,

Nov. 4, 1912"; heroine repressed Brookline/Boston matron liberated by New York) (Google Books)

Haydn, Hiram Collins. The Time Is Noon (New York: Crown, 1948) (partly Back Back; end of 20s) (Google Books)

Heald, Hazel (with H.P. Lovecraft)."Out of the Aeons." Weird Tales 25. 4 (April 1935): 478-96. Rpt. The Loved Dead and Other Revisions. ed. H.P. Lovecraft (New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers,

1997: 99-123) (fictional Boston Cabot Museum of Archaeology; 1878-1932)

Hebert, Errnest. The Kinship and The Passion of Estelle Jordan (New York: Viking, 1987) (mainly New Hampshire, but pp. 58-64 set in Boston and Combat Zone) (New Hampshire; City and town life) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Hebert, Philip Dorn. Flames (Melrose, MA: Down & Dirty Press, 1991 [1988 according to Amazon]) (Boston Metro. fire dept.)

---. Prophet of Fire: A Novel (Melrose, MA: Down & Dirty Press, 1993)

Heckler. Jonellen. White Lies (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989) (1960s-70s; three sisters; in part, "in Boston, Roz has started a small business, shuttling the famous from the airport, then sleeping

with them afterwards" [Kirkus Reviews]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Helfrich Park Middle School (Evansville, Ind.). A Buck Fifty ([Evansville, Ind.]: Helfrich Park Middle School, 1992) (Juvenile) (Teachers; Boston (Mass.); Plot-you-own stories)

-----. Employees Only ([Evansville, Ind.]: Helfrich Park Middle School, 1992) (Juvenile) (School field trips; Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.); Plot-your-own stories)

Helprin, Mark. "Back Bay Conservatory." (A Dove of the East and Other Stories [New York" Knopf, 1975, 133-38])

-----. "Palais de Justice." (1976) Contemporary New England Stories. Ed. C. Michael Curtis (Old Saybrook, Conn.: Globe Pequot P, 1992: 281-90) (1965; defense attorney; rowing on the

Charles; starts Suffolk County Court House)

Hesse, Karen. Time of Angels (New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1995) (Juvenile) (Boston 14 year old Jewish-Russian-American girl in flu epidemic of 1918) (Influenza; Sisters; Angels; Jews)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Higgins, Judith. "The Only People" (1968). Women Working: An Anthology of Stories and Poems, ed. Nancy Hoffman and Florence Howe (New York: Feminist P, 1979: 88-116) (women from pre-

gentrified South End and Roxbury doing clerical work in pathology lab)

Hindley, Barbara. Grace: A Novel (Boston: Ebb Tide Editions, 2004) (Christmas 1992; Harvard Square; AIDS) (Gay men; Hotels; Christmas stories; Cambridge (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)w York : HarperPrism, 1996. ("witches fly around contemporary Boston on broomsticks" Kirkus Review
qted. in Amazon) (Amazon)

Hirschhord, Richard. Target Mayflower (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977) (Hitler plans to U-2 Boston; 1944) (World War, 1939-1945) (Google Books)

Hobbie, Douglas. Boomfell (New York: H. Holt, 1991) (one Milton scholar; one failed English teacher) (Teachers; Authors; Friendship; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hoch, Edward D. "The Problem of the Boston Common." Ellery Queens' Mystery Magazine 1979. Rpt. in Murder in New England (South Yarmouth, Ma.: Curley, 1989: 47-64 and Murder and

Mystery in Boston, ed. Carol-Lyn Rössel Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank McSherry, Jr. (New York: Dember Books, 1987): 20-37) (set in 1928)

Hodge, Jane Aiken. Susan in America (Sutton [England]; New York: Severn House Publishers, 1998) (Pre-World War II Radcliffe; English view of Boston) (Radcliffe College;

Social life and customs; Women graduate students; Cambridge (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hoffman, Alice. The Probable Future (New York: Doubleday, 2003) (partly set in Boston, Cambridge, and North Shore) (Women; Mothers and daughters; Grandmothers; Clairvoyants; Murder)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Hoffman, Carl L. "Brodsky in Paradise." Lovetaps (New York: iUniverse, 2003: 25-39) (Mattapan) (Google Books)

-----. "Brodsky in Transit." Lovetaps (New York: iUniverse, 2003: 56-69?) (Mattapan) (Google Books)

Hoffman, Kate. The Mighty Quinns: Dylan (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 2001) (romance) (Fire fighters -- Boston, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon)

Holder, Douglas F. Poems of Boston and Just Beyond: From the Back Bay to the Back Ward (Somerville: Alpha Beat P, 1998 (chapbook)) (McLeans Hospital = Back Ward) (Laura Stamps, Book

Review, Lucid Moon Poetry Website [accessed 10 Mar. 2008])

-----. The Man in the Booth in the Midtown Tunnel (2008) (New York, Boston, Cambridge, Somerville poems, including "Pay Phones on the Boston Common")

Holland, Matthew. Dizzy Z: A Novel (New York: Soho, 1998) (all the band members from Dorchester) (Rock groups; Midlife crisis in men; Alcoholic musicians; Guitarists; Self-destructive behavior in men;

Men -- Relations with men; Men/women relations; Touring; Working class -- Dorchester, Boston; Riots; Drug use; Drinking; Fashion models; Social responsibility; Murder)
(Amazon and Google Books)

Holmes, Dee. When Nick Returns (New York: Avon, 1997) (romance; student love at Boston University; 15 years later in Rhode Island) (Brothers) (Summary, [accessed 10 Mar. 2008])

Homer, Lawrence. Shinnecock Bay & Boston Poems (Port Jefferson, N.Y.: Street Press, 1981) (32 pages) (Long Island (NY))

Hood, Ann. Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine (New york: Bantam, 1987) (80s present/60s past; some Boston, one 80s character, "mopes in a Boston high-rise" [Kirkus Reviews]; also, Maine,

western Mass., and Rhode Island) (Female friendship; Mothers and daughters; Mothers and sons; Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hope, Laura Lee (pseud. of Stratemeyer Syndicate). Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1918 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (Back Bay) (Adventure stories; Family)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Hopton, Ralph Y. [pseud. of Harford Powell] and Anne Balliol [pseud. of Edward Streete]. Pink Pants (New York: The Vanguard P, 1935) (Harvard University -- Football; Football;

Football players; American wit and humor)

Horton, Geralyn. "Conventional Behavior." (c. 1984, 1986) (one act play, romance at Boston science-fiction convention) (link to Horton' accessed 9 Jan. 2008)

-----. "A Late Lunch" (Boston: International Centre for Women Playwrights.; Playwrights Platform, 1997) (One act; South End restaurant) (Theater -- United States -- 20th century; American drama --

20th century; American drama -- Women authors; Women dramatists, American -- 20th century) ("A Late Lunch" (accessed 21 Feb. 2008))

Hospital, Janette Turner. Charades (Toronto; New York: Bantam, 1988) (love in Australia-Boston (MIT prof.)-Toronto; connections to Scheherazade) (Australians; Fathers and daughters;

Young women; Australia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald (illus. Robert Casilla). The Train to Lulu's) (New York: Bradbury Press, 1988) (Juvenile--grades K to 2) (Boston African-American girls take train from Boston to Baltimore;

1930s) (Sisters -- Boston, Massachusetts; Self-reliance in children; Train rides -- United States; African-American girls -- Boston, Massachusetts; Girls -- Travel; Children's stories, African-American
-- 20th century) (Amazon and Google Books)

Howe, Fanny. The Blue Hills (New York: Avon, 1981) (Juvenile) (Mystery and detective; Friendship) (Amazon)

-----. The Deep North (Los Angeles, Calif.: Sun & Moon Press, 1988) (1950s-60s; Interracial conflict and confusion, as wealthy Boston heroine tries to pass as African American) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Invisible (Cambridge, Mass.: Distributed by MIT Press, 2000) ("working class Boston neighborhood" [Publishers Weekly, Amazon]) (Women in the motion

picture industry -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Alcoholics' spouses -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Musicians -- Boston -- Massachusetts; Foster children -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Mysticism)
(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Wedding Dress: Meditations on Word and Life (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003)(Collection of literary essays) (White woman with non-white husband and children, Boston

in 60s-70s. See novel by daughter, Danzy Senna, and Boston Globe article, Joshua Glenn, "Bewildered in Boston" 7 Mar. 2004 H:2-3) (Amazon and Google Books)

Howe, Katherine. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane: A Novel (New York: Hyperion, 2009) (Harvard grad student Cambridge/Marblehead 1991; Salem 1692) (Witchcraft -- Massachusetts;

Marblehead (Mass.); Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- History -- 17th century) (Amazon)

Huddle, David. "Apache" (1987). Contemporary New England Stories. Ed. C. Michael Curtis (Old Saybrook, Conn.: Globe Pequot P, 1992: 113-30) (Combat Zone)

Hughes, Dean. Lucky Fights Back (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Co., 1991) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (Moromons in Boston suburb) (Friendship; Bullies; Conduct of life) (Amazon and Google Books)

Husband, Joseph [Biegler]. High Hurdles (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1923) (hero flunks out of Harvard after sophomore year) (Bail 303-304)

Hynes, John Bernard (Mayor of Boston) . Boston (Boston?: 1956) (Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel -- Poetry; Poetry of places -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Hyppolite, Joanne. Ola Shakes It Up (New York: Delacorte Press, 1998) (Juvenile--grades 4-8) (African-American Roxbury family moves to the suburbs) (Moving, Household; Neighborhood; Neighbors;

African Americans; Family life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Seth and Samona (New York: Delacorte Books, 1995) (Juvenile--grades 2-6) (Little Miss Dorchester beauty pageant; Haitian community) (African-American girls -- Dorchester, Boston,

Massachusetts; Beauty contests -- Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts; Boy/girl relations -- Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts; Family -- Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts; Fifth-graders --
Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts; Haitian-American boys -- Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ireland, Liz. Charmed, I'm Sure (New York: Zebra Books, 2003) (harmless witchcraft and romance in Boston) (Witches; Charms; Metamorphosis) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ireland, Perrin. Ana Imagined (Saint Paul, Minn.: Graywolf Press, 2000) (Sarajevo (Bosnia and Hercegovina); Women -- Bosnia and Hercegovina; Yugoslav War, 1991-1995; Women; Fiction --

Authorship; Cambridge (Mass.); Women authors; Muslim women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Irving, John. The Fourth Hand: A Novel (New York: Random House, 2001) (partly Boston; one major character Boston hand surgeon) (Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.; Donation of organs, tissues,

etc.; Television journalists; Transplant surgeons; Hand -- Surgery) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Weary Kingdom." Boston Review, Spring-Summer 1968. In Trying to Save Piggy Sneed (New York: Arcade Pub., 1996: 281-322) ("the yearning solitude of a matron in a girls'

school in Boston" [Sven Birkets, New York Times Book Review 4 Feb. 1996]) (Google Books)

Jaffe, Rona. Class Reunion: A Novel (New York: Delacorte, 1979) (four Radcliffe girls in the 50s and twenty years later) (Class reunions; Women; Friendship) (Amazon and Google Books)

James, Mary, Shoebag (New York: Scholastic, 1990) (Juvenile--grades 4-6) (Beacon Hill) (Cockroaches) (Amazon and Google Books)

Jameson, Harris P. For Sully's Sake (New York: Carleton P, 1970) ("Set in the Boston 'melting pot,' . . . the life, loves and adventures of a young Greek-American newspaper reporter"

[The Book Buyer's Guide 1969: 123]) (Reporters and reporting -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Amazon)

Jenkins, Emily. Mister Posterior and the Genius Child (New York: Berkley Books 2002) (1970) (Girls; Eight-year-old girls; Gifted girls; Mother and daughter; Divorced mothers; Neighbors; Adulthood;

Childhood; Friendship; Memories; Self-awareness in children; Alternative education; Private schools; School children; Family; Family relationships; Exhibitionism; The Seventies (20th century);
Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Jennings, Leslie Nelso. "The Boston Hat." The New Yorker 11 Mar. 1933: 36 (Beacon Hill; poetic satire)

Janowitz, Tama. Peyton Amberg: A Novel (New York: St. Martin's P, 2003) (title character grew up poor in Boston; story mostly elsewhere) (Married women; Women travel agents; Women travelers;

Jewish men; Dentists; Dysfunctional families; Extramarital relations; Promiscuity; Life change events; Self-esteem in women; Social classes; Marriage; Long Island, New York;
Psychological fiction) (Amazon)

Johnson, Darlene. As We Lay: A Novel (New York: Villard, 2003) (African Americans) (Traffic accident victims; Illegitimate children; Women architects; Sick children; Mistresses; Adultery; Boston

(Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Johnson, Janet L. The Ritz Carlton Cat (Gloucester, Mass.: Janet L. Johnson, 1992) (Juvenile)(Cats; Ritz Carlton Hotel (Boston, Mass.)) (Amazon)

Johnson, John. The Life And Times of Harry Broadtape (, 2006) (1940s into 70s; many Boston scenes--Parker House, Beacon Hill, South Boston) (Google Books)

Jones, Jill. My Lady Caroline (New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1996) (heroine, Boston heiress in the 1990s; seances and spirits; after opening pages mainly England) (Byron, George Gordon Byron,

-- Baron; Lamb, Caroline, -- Lady; London (England)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Jones, Joshua Henry, Jr. By Sanction of Law (Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1924) (African Americans; intermarriage; partially autobiographical; partially set in Boston) (United States--Race relations)

(Google Books, Brief Summary, Jerry H. Bryant, Victims and Heroes: Racial Violence in the African American Novel (Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1997: 152) [Google Books]), Edward
Clark, "Boston Black and White: The Voice of Fiction," Black American Literature Forum 19.2 (1985): 84-85)

Joyce, Brenda. Captive (New York: Avon, 1996) (Romance; 20th and early 19th c.; starts "Boston, 1996") (Time travel; Harem; Boston (Mass.)-- History; Africa, North--History--1517-1882) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Judge, Lita. Pennies for Elephants (New York: Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009) (Juvenile--ages 4-7) (children of Boston raise money to buy three trained elephants for Franklin Park Zoo; actual incident)

(Elephants; Fund raising; Zoos) (Amazon and Google Books)

Julavits, Heidi. The Uses of Enchantment: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2006) (1985; 1999; 17th century witchcraft) (Boston (Mass.); Teenage girls -- Massachusetts;

Kidnapping; Amnesia; Psychologists; Family -- New England) (Amazon and Google Books)

Just, Ward. "About Boston" (1983). In Twenty-One: Selected Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990): 251-76) (Marquand with bite) (Herbert Mitgang, "The Knowing Stories of Ward Just" New York

Times on the Web 9 May 1990)

----. "The North Shore 1958" (1985). In Twenty-One: Selected Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990): 318-51) (North Shore of Chicago, but male narrator lives in the Back Bay in the 1980s, Boston

divorce attorney; some Boston/Harvard at end)

Kahn, E. J., Jr. "Ten Thousand Men of Harvard, Farewell." The New Yorker 19 Oct. 1940: 53-56 (Harvard students and later life) (Keywords: Harvard Men)

Kales, David. The Phantom Pirate: Tales of the Irish Mafia and the Boston Harbor Islands (Bloomington, IN: Author House, 2004)(thinly-veiled fiction based on Whitey Bulger)(Organized

crime; Mafia; Gangsters; Irish Americans; Boston Harbor Islands) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kamal, Sajed. People City: After the Snow Storm (Boston: Fenway Arts Council, ©1979) ("a chapbook of poetry and photographs" [author's web page]) (Blizzards -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston

(Mass.) -- Poetry)

Kaplan, Hester. Kinship Theory: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 2001) (mother bears daughter's child; Newton) (Mothers and daughters; Surrogate mothers; Pregnant women) (Amazon and Google


Kaufmann, Myron S. The Love of Elspeth Baker (New York: Arbor House, 1982) (Annie Gottlieb, "Modern Jewish Motherhood," New York Times 5 Sep. 1982, review, accessed 16 Jul. 2009)

-----. Remember Me to God (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1957) (Jewish Harvard undergraduate and potential marriage to Christian girl; middle-class Jewish family in Boston just before

Pearl Harbor) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Thy Daughter's Nakedness (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968) (middle-class Jewish Boston family; intermarriage; all three novels "take place in Boston and deal intensely and at length with Jewish

issues," Josh Lambert, American Jewish Fiction (Jewish Publication Society, 2009: item 47 [Google Books])

Keays, H[ersilla]. A. Mitchell [Copp]. The Marriage Portion: A Novel (Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1911) ("Cambridge social life with members of the Harvard faculty as some of the characters" [Bail

344]) (Pub. Des., in Gaston Leroux, The Man with the Black Feather (Boston: Small, Maynard, 1912: 319) [Google Books])

Kelly, Pat. "Return to Beantown." 9 Jan. 2007 (Summer Friendship Series) (Buffy and Faith fan fiction)

Kempton, Kenneth Payson. So Dream All Night (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1941) (Harvard English Department 1920s-30s) (Google Books)

Kendall, John. The Echoes of Summer (New York: iUniverse, 2003) (1950s; partly set in Boston and Somerville; racial and religious tension) (Self-esteem; Teenagers and adults; United States -- History

-- 1953-1961) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kennedy, Kathleen (pseud. of Annie Louise Richards). Jack Eliot's Senior Year: A College Romance (Boston: Printed for the Author by the Rockwell & Churchill Press, 1913) (Harvard; Bail 292: "the

story of two most unrealistic seniors set in a most unrealistic Harvard and their romance with two Radcliffe girls") (College students)

Kennedy, Pagan. The Exes (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998) (garage band from Boston made up of ex-lovers) (Bands (Music); Musicians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kennedy, Sidney Robinson and Alden Charles Noble. White Ashes (New York: Macmillan, 1912 [Google Books]) ("fire insurance"; "1914 . . . burning of Boston" [Book Review Digest 1912: 255

(Google Books)]

Kent, Louise Andrews. Paul Revere Square (Bostoun: Houghton Mifflin, 1939) (romance in Louisburg Square) (Google Books)

Keyes, Frances Parkinson. Joy Street (New York: Messner, 1950) (Beacon Hill 1936-46; Social classes) (Amazon and Google Books)

Khashoggi, Soheir. Mirage (New York: Forge, 1996) (heroine becomes a psychologist in Boston) ( Married women; Arab Americans; Saudi Arabia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kilgore, Kathleen. The Wolfman of Beacon Hill (Boston: Little, Brown, 1982) (Juvenile) (Wolves; Runaways) (Google Books)

King, Basil [pseud. of William Benjamin King]. The Thread of Flame (New York and London: Harper & Bros., 1920 [Google Books]) (partly Boston; shell-shock; spiritual change) (Google Books)

King, Kevin. All the Stars Came Out That Night: A Novel (New York: Dutton, 2005) (Fenway Park Oct. 20, 1934 all-star game between major league and negro leagues players) (Winchell, Walter,

1897-1972; Dean, Dizzy, 1910-1974; Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Lombard, Carole, 1908-1942; St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team); Detroit Tigers (Baseball team);
Fenway Park (Boston, Mass.); World Series (Baseball); Gossip columnists; Celebrities; Film actors and actresses; Criminals; Kidnapping; Professional baseball players; Negro leagues
baseball players; Baseball players; Baseball teams; Professional baseball teams; The Thirties (20th century); Chicago, Illinois; Hollywood, California -- Social life and customs -- 20th century;
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century) (Google Books)

King, Stephen. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (New York: Scribner, 1999) (Red Sox and Fenway Park; nine-year old heroine) (Children of divorced parents; Pitchers (Baseball); Appalachian Trail;

Mountain life) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kiby, Mansfield. Illus. Mance Post. The Secret of Thut-Mouse III or Basil Beaudesert's Revenge (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1985) (Juvenile--grades 4-6) (mice and cat in Boston museum of

ancient art) (Art museums; Museums; Art, Egyptian; Mice; Cats) (Amazon)

Kistler, Julie. Flannery's Rainbow (Toronto; New York: Harlequin, 1992) (Romance; some Boston) (Irish Americans; Saint Patrick's Day) (Google Books)

Kline, Burton. Struck by Lightning: The Comedy of Being a Man (New York: John Lane Co.; London: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1916) ("comedy of a violent love affair played by a prominent man

before the chilly stares of Social Boston," Pub. Des., The American Review of Reviews Jun. 1916 [Google Books]) (Google Books)

Kline, Suzy. Orp and the Chop Suey Burgers (New York: Putnam, 1990) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (cooking contest in Boston) (Cookery; Contests) (Amazon)

Kluger, Richard. Un-American Activities: A Novel (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982) (first third Harvard semi-radical politics in the 30s) (Google Books)

Knight, Katheryn Lasky. The Widow of Oz (New York: W. W. Norton, 1989) (Self-fulfillment in middle-aged women; Middle-aged widows -- Boston, Massachusetts; Middle-aged women -- Identity;

Independence in middle-aged women; Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon)

Kobin, Joann. "Dr. Leopold Tries to Figure It Out." The New England Review 21.2 (Spring 2000): 63-77 (male psychiatrist/teacher and family in Boston) (FAMILY; DIVORCE; JEWS; PSYCHIATRY)


Kotker, Norman. Billy in Love (Cambridge, MA: Zoland, 1996) (romance; in part struggle about turning Boston apartments to condos at expensive of current tenants) (Sexagenarians -- Florida;

Widowers -- Florida; Retirees -- Florida; Landlord and tenant; Apartment houses -- Boston, Massachusetts; Mother and adult son; Senior men -- Florida; Senior women -- Florida;
Senior couples; Senior romance; Interclass romance) (Google Books)

Kraft, Eric. Reservations Recommended (New York: Crown Publishers, 1990) ("satirical novel concerns the gustatory and amatory adventures of a middle-aged toy co. exec. who is also a pseudonymous

restaurant reviewer in Boston" [Laurel Graeber, "New and Noteworthy Paperbacks," New York Times Book Review 5 Nov. 1995]) (Food writers, Middle-aged men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kram, Mark. Miles to Go (New York: Morrow, 1982) ("Tale of an American, a German, and a Japanese runner; each has his own motivations, but they are all determined to do whatever is necessary

to win the Boston Marathon." The Ulitmate Guide to the Boston Marathon [accessed 9 Jan. 2007 <>) (Running) (Google Books)

Kramer, Peter. Spectacular Happiness: A Novel (New York: Scribner, 2001) (Some Boston, esp. student radicals in 60s remembered in middle age in the 90s) (Political activists; Happiness; Bombings;

Cape Cod (Mass.); Conformity; Autonomy; Domestic fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kraus, Jim and Terri. The Quest: A Novel (Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 2001) (Christian message: Christ provides meaning for life) (College students; Cambridge (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Krensky, Stephen. A Ghostly Business (New York: Atheneum, 1984) (Juvenile) (visiting aunt in Boston) (Ghosts; Magic; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kricorian, Nancy. Zabelle (New York: Atlantic Monthly, 1998) (death in Watertown in 90s to 1916 childhood in Armenia) (Armenian American women) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kumin, Maxine. The Designated Heir (New York: Viking Press, 1974) (heiress to Beacon Hill/Marlborough Street money; Jewish Americans) (Google Books)

-----. Through Dooms of Love (New York: Harper & Row, 1965) (Jewish Radcliffe junior in radical politics and racial entanglements of the the 30s) (Google Books)

Ladd, Anna Coleman. The Candid Adventurer (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1913 [Google Books]) (Part 1 Cambridge; artistic freedom vs. Puritan restraint) (Review,

New York Times 11 May 1913: BR 281, acceessed 16 Jul. 2009)

Ladd, Florence. Sarah's Psalm: A Novel (New York: Scribner, 1996) (female African-American Harvard grad; 1960s; U.S.; Senegal) (African American women; Americans -- Africa; Race relations;

Senegal) (Amazon and Google Books)

LaHaye, Tim F. and Gregory S Dinallo. Always Grace (New York: Kensington Publishing, 2008) ("Preface" Boston, Massachusetts 1918; first chapter opens North Station; couple separated by WWI)

(Photographers) (Google Books)

-----. Come Spring (Juvenile) (New York: Kensington Books, 2005) (1916-18; World War I) (Love stories; Christian fiction; Photographers; Scottish Americans; Boston

(Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lahiri, Jhumpa. "Hell-Heaven," The New Yorker 24 May 2004 [accessed 26 Feb. 2008] (Bengalis in Cambridge and Boston-area)

-----. Interpreter of Maladies: Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999) (short stories--"most . . . explore uprooted Bengali expatriates in and around Boston" [source?]) (East Indian Americans)

Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Namesake (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003) (class of Americans and Bengalis in Cambridge, Boston, and beyond; MIT) (Young men; East Indian Americans; Children of immigrants;

Assimilation (Sociology); Alienation (social psychology); Gogol) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Nobody's Business." The New Yorker 12 Mar, 2004: 78-95 (Keywords: India; Harvard University; London, England; Dickens, Charles; Cambridge, Massachusetts; College Students; Roommates; Love Affairs; Boston, Massachusetts; Proposals; The Odyssey; Bengal; Arranged marriages; Love Scenes - Triangles)

-----. "Sexy: The High Intoxication of Love." The New Yorker 28 Dec. 1998: 100-11 (heroine works "in the fund-raising department of a Boston public-radio station" Abstract) (Keywords: England;

Divorce; Marriage; India; Love Affairs; Boston, Massachusetts; Montreal, Canada; Radio Stations; Fund-raising; Banks, Bankers; Filene’s Basement)

-----. "A Temporary Matter." The New Yorker 20 Apr. 1998: 80-85 (nightly blackouts on Beacon Hill; Indian couple reveal secrets) (New Yorker Archives)

-----. "The Third and Final Continent." The New Yorker 21 Jun. 1999: 200-14 ("married Indian student arrives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1969" Abstract) (Keywords: Marriage; India; Old Age;

London, England; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Boarding Houses; Moon; Library, Libraries; The Sixties (Decade))

-----. Unaccustomed Earth (New York: Knopf, 2008) (short stories; MIT; Harvard University; Wayland; Wellesley; North Shore; Seattle; India; Thailand) (Bengali Americans; Bengali (South Asian

people) -- United States) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lamport, Felicia. "The Boston Lady." (Light 11 (Sept. 1994): 3) (poem)

Lamson, Bud. Ambiguous Clarity (Haverford, PA : Infinity, 2003) (Korea, Boston, Vietnam, Nicaragua, California, Ireland) (Cold War) (Amazon and Google Books)

Landay, William. "Ten Views of the Combat Zone (Boston, 1976)." Esquire (posted 31 Jan. 2008; accessed 24 Feb. 2008)

Lasky, Kathryn. (see also Knight, Kathryn Lasky) An American Spring (Juvenile) (New York: Scholastic, 2004) (North End; 1903) (Immigrants; Italian Americans; Irish Americans; Diaries) (Pub. Des.

WorldCat and Google Books)

-----. Home at Last: Sofia's Immigrant Diary (New York: Scholastic, 2003) (Juvenile--grades 3-6) (1903) (Immigrants; Italian Americans; Diaries) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. I have an Aunt on Marlborough Street (New York: Macmillan; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan

International, 1992) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (Aunts) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Prank (New York: Macmillan, 1984) (Juvenile) (East Boston) (Vandalism; Brothers and sisters; Antisemitism; Irish Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Sea Swan (New York: Macmillan, 1988) (Juvenile--ages 5-8) (grandmother living on Beacon Hill) (Old age; Grandmothers; Swimming) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. illus. Christopher G. Knight Tugboats Never Sleep (Juvenile) (Boston: Little Brown, 1977) (Boston (Mass.) -- Harbor) (Google Books)

Leach, Betty Frye. Boston in My Blood (Boston: E.F. and C.C. Leach, 1963) (Poetry; Poetry of places))

Leavitt, Caroline. Meeting Rozzy Halfway (New York: Seaview Books, 1980) (sisters growing up in Boston) (Sisters, Mental illness; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Lee, Andrea. "Fine Points." The New Yorker 21 May 1984: 38-41 (African-American women students at Harvard; romance and flirtation) (Keywords: Harvard University; Negroes; Love; College Students)

-----. "Negatives." The New Yorker 1 Oct. 1984: 34-38 (male and famle African Americans at Harvard in the 70s) (Keywords: Photography; Harvard University; Negroes; Friendship; College


Lee, Don. Yellow: Stories (New York: Norton, 2001) (first generation Korean-American hero of title story, "corporate bigwig at a Boston consulting firm" [Will Blythe, "Both Sides of the Hyphen,"

New York Times Book Review 15 Jul. 2001: 6]) (California; Asian Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lee, Marie G. Saying Goodbye (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994) (Juvenile--grades 8-12) (freshman creative writer) (Korean Americans; Harvard University; Universities and colleges;

Prejudices; Friendship; Authorship) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lee, Michael. Paradise Dance: Stories (Wellfleet, Mass.: Leapfrog Press; St. Paul, Minn.: Distributed in the U.S. by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2002) (fictitious working class

town of Albright, Mass., "on the outskirts of Boston" [Back Cover])(Amazon and Google Books)

Lee, Mildred. The People Therein (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980) (Juvenile) (male Bostonian in Appalachia c. 1910, with one return home and background) (Appalachian Mountains; Mountain life;

Botany) (Amazon and Google Books)

Leggett, John. The Gloucester Branch (New York: Harper & Row, 1964) (midlife crisis for Boston investment banker and suburban wife) (Google Books)

Lehane, Dennis. The Given Day (New York: William Morrow, 2008) (Boston (Mass.). -- Police Dept.; Police Strike, Boston, Mass., 1919) (Amazon)

L'Heureux, John. Having Everything (New York: Atlantic Monthly P, 1999) (Harvard Medical School professor) (Psychiatrists -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge; Alcoholics -- Massachusetts --

Cambridge; Marriage; Antisocial personality disorders; Recovered memory; Autoerotic asphyxia) (Amazon and Google B ooks)

-----. An Honorable Profession (New York: Viking, 1991) (Combat Zone) (Child sexual abuse by teachers; Teacher-student relationships; High school teachers; English teachers; False

testimony) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Miracle: A Novel (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002) (hero starts as priest in South Boston in the 70s) (Clergy; Miracles; Seaside resorts; College student orientation) (Amazon,

esp. Front Flap, and Google Books)

-----. A Woman Run Mad (New York: Viking, 1988) (Man-woman relationships; Married people; Shoplifting) (Connections with Greek tragedy;

"part comedy of manners and part psychosexual thriller" [Back Cover]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lehman, Benjamin Harrison. Wild Marriage (New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1925) (Harvard student and faculty conventions; romance) (Google Books and Brief Summary/Review, Time

6 Apr. 1925 [accessed 3 May 2008]; Bail 308-311)

Lehrer, Kate. When They Took Away the Man in the Moon (New York: Harmony Books: Random House, 1993) (Boston-based heroine returns to native Texas) (Political consultants; Mothers and

daughters; Texas) (Amazon and Google Books)

Leimbach, Marti. Dying Young (New York: Doubleday, 1990) (Julia Roberts film; three Boston people in Hull) (Amazon and Google Books

-----. Love and Houses (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997) (love and real estate in Boston) (Marriage; Home; Man-woman relationships; Pregnancy) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Sun Dial Street (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1992) (main character manages musical acts in Boston; mainly, LA with his disfunctional mother and sister, and his business and love ventures) (Family)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Lelchuk, Alan. American Mischief (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973) (college carnality in the 60s; fictional Cardoza College (Brandeis), 12 miles from Cambridge) (Deans (Education); College

students; Radicals) (AmazonGoogle Books [for searchable text], and Google Books [for reviews])

-----. Miriam at Thirty-Four (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974) (see below) (Google Books)

-----. Miriam in her Forties (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985) ("sequel to "Miriam at Thirty-four"; "Cambridge freelance photographer " WorldCat) (Divorced mothers -- Cambridge, Massachusetts;

Divorced Jewish-American women -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Middle-aged Jewish-American women -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Jewish-American women photographers --
Cambridge, Massachusetts; Single-parent family -- Cambridge, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Ziff: A Life?: A Novel (New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003) (fictional Ziff grew up Jewish American in Dorchester; Roxbury, West Roxbury, Boston Latin, Braves Field) (Biography as a

literary form; Identity (Psychology); Biographers; Novelists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lenski, Lois. Illus./photographer Giles Laroche. Sing a Song of People (Boston: Little, Brown, 1987) (Juvenile--pre-school-grade 1) ) (a boy and his dog in Boston; rhyme ) (Lifestyles; City & town life)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Lent, Blair. Molasses Flood (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992) (Juvenile, ages 5-8) (1919) (Molasses) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lentz, David B. Bloomsday: Ulysses in Boston (Xlibris Corporation, 2004) (Leopold and Molly's descendants in Boston, June 1974) (Amazon and Google Books)

Leonetti, Mike (illus. Shayne Letain). Number Four, Bobby Orr! (Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2003) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (1972; Orr cheers up injured boy hockey player) (Orr, Bobby, 1948- --

Juvenile fiction; Boston Bruins (Hockey team); Eight-year-old boys; Boy hockey players; Hockey; Boston, Massachusetts; Children's stories, Canadian; Picture books for children; Hospitals)
(Amazon and Google Books)

Leopold, Tom. Almost Like Being Here (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1988) (actress dies of overdose while visiting home in Boston; in part, ex-boyfriend comes to Boston seeking clues to explain her death;

odd comedy) (Bayard, Sandy; Actors and actresses -- New York City; Women -- Suicidal behavior) (Amazon and Google Books)

LeSourd, Leonard E. The Rookie (Nashville, Tenn.: Moorings, 1996) (Baseball players -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Angels)

Lessman, Julie. A Passion Denied (Grand Rapids, MI: Revell, 2009) (#3) (Irish American families; Sisters; Boston (Mass.); United States -- History -- 1913-1921) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A Passion Most Pure (Grand Rapids, MI: Revell, 2008) (romance; sisters; series "Daughters of Boston 1") (Irish American families; Daughters; 1913-21) (Amazon)

-----. A Passion Redeemed (Grand Rapids, MI: Revell, 2008) (romance; "Daughters of Boston 2") (Irish American families; Daughters; Boston (Mass.); Ireland;

United States -- History -- 1913-1921; Ireland -- History -- 1910-1921) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lewis, Sara E. "The First Weekend." The New Yorker 8 Dec. 1986: 44-52 (heroine, editor for publishing company) (Keywords: Publishers; Massachusetts; Love Affairs; Boston, Mass.)

Lewis, Wells. They Still Say No (New York and Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939) ("the sex life of a Harvard undergraduate" [Time]; one-third Harvard, mainly Lowell House [Bail 338])) (Review, Time

24 Apr. 1939 [accessed 3 May 2008]; Bail 337-40)

Lieberman, Syd. "Harvard Man Redux." Streets and Alleys: Stories With a Chicago Accent (Little Rock, Ark. : August House Publishers, 1995:75-83) (first semester freshman year) (Chicago (Ill.); Jews

-- Illinois; Autobiographical fiction; Jewish families; Domestic fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Light, Moxie. "The Company Man." Herotica 2: A Collection of Women's Erotic Fiction, ed. Susie Bright and Joani Blank (New York: Plume, 1992: 106-?) (seems to be prostitution; check)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Lightman, Alan. The Diagnosis (New York: Pantheon Books, 2000) (high-tech breakdown on the Red Line + death of Socrates) (Executives) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lindsay, Vachel. "The Mountain Cat; Inscribed To Stephen Graham" (1923) (Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1923 and Yearbook of American Poetry, ed. William Stanley Braithwaite. Boston: B.J.

Brimmer, 1923: 210-19 [Google Books]) (Colorado Mountain Cat's idea of Boston)

Lipman, Elinor. The Inn at Lake Devine: A Novel (New York: Random House, 1998) (Early 60s; WASP anti-semitiism; partly set in Newton) (Jewish teenagers; Gentiles; Jews--Vermont; Prejudices;

Antisemitism) (Amazon and Google Books)

------. The Ladies' Man (New York: Random House, 1999) (three middle-aged sisters living in Brookline) (Sisters; Jingles (Advertising songs)--Writing and publishing; Commitment (Psychology))

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Pursuit of Alice Thrift (New York: Random House, 2003) (heroine, Boston hospital intern) (Women physicians; Interns (Medicine); Interpersonal relations; Courtship)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. My Latest Grievance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006) (1976; woman's college outside Boston) (Teenage girls; Remarried people; College teachers; Dormitory life; Boston (Mass.); House

mothers; Secrecy) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Then She Found Me (New York: Pocket Books, 1990) (Latin teacher heroine and her birth mother; film starring Helen Hunt, Collin Firth, Bette Midler, and Matthew Broderick) (Television talk show

hosts and guests -- Boston, Massachusetts; Mother and daughter; Birthmothers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Birthparent/adoptee relations; Jewish-American women -- Boston, Massachusetts; High
school teachers -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Little, Benilde. Good Hair (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996) ("Newark girl meets upper-crust Boston man, sparks fly, and backgrounds clash" [Pub. Des.]; set mainly in NYC) (African Americans;

Upper class; Women journalists; Manhattan) (Pub. Des., Amazon, and Google Books)

Livesey, Margot. Banishing Verona (New York: Henry Holt, 2004) (Love and obligations in London and Boston) (Women broadcasters; Problem families; Pregnant women; London; Carpenters)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "The Paper House." Globe Magazine, 20 August 2000: 17-22 [graphics.Boston (accessed 11 Mar. 2008]) (short story; English tourist in Boston, Cambridge, and North Shore)

Livingstone, Harrison. Harvard, John: A Story of the Sixties: Novel (Baltimore: Conservatory Press, 1987) (1966-70; 1969-70 at Harvard) (Nineteen sixties) (Google Books)

Lock, Diane E. True Love (New York: Kensington Pub. Corp., 1994) (romance; heroine, married Boston matron) (Summary, FictionDB, accessed 10 Jul. 2008)

Logan, Claudia. illust. Jozeph Zaremba. Scruffy's Museum Adventure (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1996) (Juvenile) (Dogs; Art & Architecture; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Lombreglia, Ralph. "Heavy Lifting." The New Yorker 12 Jul. 1993: 66-73 (set in Waltham) (Keywords: Advertising; Space Travel; Holograms)

-----. "Jungle Video." The New Yorker 21 Aug. 1989: 30-39 (advertising agency in Boston) (Keywords: Television; Friends; Computers; Boston, Massachusetts; Gorilla Suit)

-----. "Late Early Man." The New Yorker 15 Jul. 1991: 26-37 (Boston advertising agency; emergency childbirth) (Keywords: Advertising; Boston; Birth; Races)

Lopez, Ralph. The Golden Donut and Restaurant (San Jose: Writers Club Press, 2000) (Central Square) (Cambridge (Mass.) (Amazon)

Lovecraft, H[oward]. P[hillips]. (Other stories, not listed here, have Boston narrators and references to Boston libraries and subway stops, but are not really Boston stories.)

-----. "The Colour Out of Space." Amazing Stroies 2.6 (1927): 557-67 (narrator, Boston surveyor come to prepare Quabbin Reservoir)

-----. The Dream-Quest of the Unknown Kadath (1926-27) (New York: Ballantine Books, 1970) (main character a Bostonian with ancestral conections to Salem witch trials)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Pickman's Model" (1926). Weird Tales, Oct. 1927. Rpt. The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories, ed. S. T. Joshi (New York: Penguin Books, 2001: 78-89) (North End)

Low, Julia H. The Cambridge Spirit (Cambridge, Mass.: Classic Copy & Printing, 2007) (American poetry; Cambridge (Mass.) -- In literature) (Google Books)

Lowell, Robert. "At the Indian Killer's Grave." Lord Weary's Castle (1946). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 56-57 and notes.

(King's Chapel Burial Ground)

-----. "The Boston Nativity." Land of Unlikeness (1944). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: Appendix I 868-69.

-----. "Bright Day in Boston." Day By Day (1977. Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 794.

-----. "The Charles River." For Lizzie and Harriet (1973). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 612-3. (mostly ski-country)

-----. "Christmas Eve Under Hooker's Statue." Lord Weary's Castle (1946). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 21 and notes. (General

Joseph Hooker statue, Beacon Street, in front of entrance to Eastwing of the State House)

-----. "David and Bathsheba in the Public Garden." The Mills of Kavanaughs (1951). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 100 and


-----. "Death and the Bridge." History (1973). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 602.

-----. "For the Union Dead" (1960). For the Union Dead (1964). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 376-78 and notes. (Robert Gould

Shaw/54th Massachusetts Regiment Civil War monument, Boston Common, corner of Beacon and Park Streets; South Boston Aquarium; Bolston Common Underground Parking Garage)

-----. "Harvard." For Lizzie and Harriet (1973). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 785-86.

-----. "In Memory of Arthur Winslow." , Lord Weary's Castle (1946). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: Section I (p. 23) and IV

(p.25) and notes. (Trinity Church)

-----. "Logan Airport, Boston." Day By Day (1977. Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 614-15.

-----. "Mary Winslow." Lord Weary's Castle (1946). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 28. (Charles River, King's Chapel, Boston

Common, "Copley ancestress")

-----. "Memories of West Street and Lepke." Life Studies (1959). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 187-88 and notes. (first stanza

Marlborough Street)

-----. "Morning after Dinner with a Friend (Some weeks after Logan Airport)." Day By Day (1977. Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003:


-----. "The Park Street Cemetery." Land of Unlikeness (1944). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: Appendix I 861. (Granary Burial


-----. "Phillips House Revisited." Day By Day (1977. Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 798-99. (Private wing of Massachusetts

General Hospital)

-----. "The Public Garden." For the Union Dead (1964). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 341 and notes.

-----. "Red and Black Brick Boston." History (1973). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 616-17. (Cambridge)

-----. "Return in March." Day By Day (1977. Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 806. (Harvard University and Boston architecture)3). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 614-15.

-----. "Through the Night." For Lizzie and Harriet (1973). History (1973). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 610-11. (Harvard


-----. "Where the Rainbow Ends." Lord Weary's Castle (1946). Collected Poems, ed. Frank Bidart and David Gewanter. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003: 69.

Lowenstein, Jerome. Henderson's Equation: A Novel (Great Barrington, MA: Gadd & Co. Publishers, 2008) ("World War I, the rise of fascism, the Sacco-Vanzetti trial, and the growing

anti-Semitism at Harvard and elsewhere" Product Des. [Amazon]) (Henderson, Lawrence Joseph, -- 1878-1942; Harvard University; Biologists; Scientists; World War, 1914-1918;
Systems Theory; Science) (Amazon)

Lowenthal, Michael. Charity Girl (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007) (girls with VD jailed during WWI to protect soldiers; Red Sox 1918 World Series; Jewish Jordan Marsh bundler) (Medical;

Sexually transmitted diseases--Patients; Women patients; Sexually transmitted diseases--Government policy; Sexually transmitted diseases--prevention and control; Quarantine) (Amazon and Google

-----. The Same Embrace (New York: Dutton, 1998) (one main character, Boston gay activist) (Gay men -- Identity; Identical twins; Jewish-American men -- Identity; Jewish-American gays; Jewish-

American twin brothers; Reconciliation in men; Gay activists -- Boston, Massachusetts; Orthodox Jewish men; Jewish-Americans in Israel; Israel; Jewish-American fiction -- 20th century) (Amazon
and Google Books)

Lowry, Lois. Anastasia at Your Service (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982) (Juvenile) (includes visit to Boston Italian neighbohood where A's father grew up) (Household employees; Friendship) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. Anastasia's Chosen Career (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987) (Juvenile) (Self-perception; Friendship; Boston (Mass.)) (Front Flap Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Taking Care of Terrific (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983) (Juvenile) (Public Garden) (Babysitters; Parks) (Amazon and Google Books)

kmail) (Amazon and Google Books)

Luchessa, Paul. A Spy at Harvard (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (1964) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ludwig, Jack Barry. Confusions (Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1963) (Roxbury; Jewish Americans; Harvard intellectuals; Moral, racial, sexual, intellectual confusion) (Google Books and

Hallvard Dahlie, Jack Ludwig, Dictionary of Literary Biography Thomson Gale) )

Lynch, Chris. Blood Relations (New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1996) (Juvenile) (Series: Blue-Eyed Son # 2) (Prejudices; Irish Americans; Alcoholism; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Dog Eat Dog (New York: HarperCollins, 1996) (Juvenile--grade 8-adult) (Mick and his sadistic brother; Series: Blue-Eyed Son #3; (Children of alcoholics; Brothers; Family problems; Dogfighting;

Teenagers -- Alcohol use; Irish-Americans -- Boston, Massachusetts; Irish-American teenage boys -- Boston, Massachusetts; Growing up -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Dreams in Black and White (New York: HarperCollins Childrens Books, 1995) (Juvenile) (Mick's friendship with two Hispanic students; Irish-Catholic Boston; may be the same book as

Mick) (Google Books)

-----. Gold Dust (New York: HarperCollins, 2000)(Juvenile--ages 10+) (boys and baseball in "racially polarized Boston" in 1975; Red Sox; Fred Lynn; Jim Rice)(Racism; Baseball; Friendship; Schools;

Caribbean Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Mick (New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1996) (Juvenile[[grades 7-10) (Boston working-class Irish and African-American/Asian conflict) (Prejudices; Irish Americans; Alcoholism) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Sins of the Fathers (New York: HarperTempest, 2006) (Secondary (senior high) school) (Boston Catholic working class; sexual abuse) (Best friends; Friendship; Priests; Catholic schools; Schools;

Boston (Mass.) --History --20th century) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lynde, Francis. The Grafters (New York: A. Wessels, 1906 [Google Books]) (some Boston, e.g. "III The Bostonians" but mainly elsewhere) (Mormons) (Summary, The Literary News May 1904: 67

[Google Books, accessed 14 Jul. 2009])

Lynn, Jodi. Glory #1: Glory (New York: Puffin Books, 2003) (Elementary and junior high school ) (Boston only as an ideal; teen heroine) (Individuality -- Fiction. Christian communities; Sex role; Survival;

Mountain life -- West Virginia; West Virginia) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Glory #2: Shadow Tree (New York: Puffin Books, 2003) (Elementary and junior high school) (homeless teen ends up on streets of Boston) (Homeless persons; Survival; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Glory #3: Blue Girl (New York: Puffin Books, 2003) (Elementary and junior high school) (West Virginia to Boston) (Foster home care; Sick; Guilt; Schools) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Glory #4: Forget Me Not (New York: Puffin Books, 2003) (Elementary and junior high school) (foster family in Boston) (Family; Self- perception; Foster home care; Sick; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lyons, Daniel. Dog Days (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998) (North End) (Racing greyhounds; Mafia; Young men; Dogs; Revenge) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Last Good Man (Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993) (11 short stories, including "The Greyhounds," later expanded into Dog Days; fictional "Lawton Fall," industrialized

Boston suburb) (Amazon and Google Books)

Macdonald, D. R. Cape Breton Road (New York: Harcourt, 2000) (main character born in Cape Breton, raised in Watertown, deported back to Nova Scotia after arrest at 20 for stealing a car; more

Cape Breton than Boston) (Emotionally disturbed teenage boys -- Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia; Marijuana growing -- Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia; Uncles -- Cape Breton Island, Nova
Scotia; Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia) (Amazon and Google Books)

MacDougall, Ruth Doan. Snowy (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993) (Mainly New Hampshire, but partly three heroines in 1950s Boston during college and immediately after) (Women; New Hampshire)

(Amazon and Google Books)

MacKenzie, Myra. Blind Attraction (New York: Silhouette Books, 2003) (series: Family Secrets; romance) (Adoptees; Inventors; Child psychologists; Blind; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Macomber, Debbie. Trilogy of romances in Boston

-----. Ready for Love (Don Mills, Ont.: MIRA Books, 1999) (second book) (Amazon (Swan Boat cover)

-----.Ready for Marriage (Toronto; New York: Harlequin, 1994) (Romance; Boston lawyers; third book) (Boston (Mass.); Kindergarten teachers; Rich people; Upper class; Man-woman relationships)

(Back Cover Amazon)

-----. Ready for Romance (Toronto; New York: Harlequin Books, 1993) (first book) (Single women; Brothers; Love in adolescence) (Google Books)

Macy, Arthur and G W Chadwick. The House of St. Botolph XII Night Revel 1907 ([Boston? 1907 [Google Books]) (St. Botolph Club (Boston, Mass.) -- Poetry; Botolph, -- Saint)

Madison, Susan. The Color of Hope (New York: St. Martin's P, 2000) (heroine partner in Boston law firm) (Loss (Psychology); Women; Maine; Parent and child; Women lawyers; Married women;

Vacation homes) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mailer, Norman. The Naked and the Dead (New York: Rinehart, 1948) (several Boston references; at least one four-page Beacon Hill episode [408-411 in 1998 ed.]Check Google books for more)

(World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area; Soldiers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Maillard, Keith. Hazard Zones: A Novel (Toronto: HarperPerennial, 1995) (hero, geographer at Boston publishing house, returns to native West Virginia for dying mother) (Mothers and sons; Middle-aged

men; West Virginia) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Looking Good (Series: Difficulty at the beginning, 4) (Edmonton, Alberta: Brindle and Glass Pub, 2006) ("Boston revolutionary underground at the paranoid tail of the '60s" WorldCat)

(Dupre, John; Young men; Young women; Drug dealers; Sex role; Riots; Underground newspapers; Androgyny; Men/women relations; Interpersonal relations; Best friends; The Sixties (20th century);
Boston; Coming-of-age stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mallon, Thomas. Arts and Sciences: A Seventies Seduction (New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1988) (English grad students) (Harvard University -- Students; United States --

Social life and customs -- 1973) (Amazon and Google Books)

Manchester, Steven. Jacob Evans (Twighlight Books, 2002) (set mainly in Fall River area, with pp.175-77 in and outside Fenway Park) (Amazon)

Manfredi, Renée. Above the Thunder: A Novel (San Francisco: MacAdam/Cage, 2003) (heroine Boston medical technologist) (Mothers and daughters; AIDS (Disease)--patients; Women; Grandmothers;

Maine; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mann, William J. The Men From the Boys (New York: Dutton, 1997) (AIDS; alternates between Boston and Provincetown) (Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Where the Boys Are (New York: Kensington Books, 2003) (sequel to The Men From the Boys; Boston/Provincetown; turn of the millenium ) (Gay men; Provincetown) (Amazon and Google


Mansbach, Adam. Shackling Water (New York: Doubleday, 2001) (Roxbury 18-year-old with jazz ambitions goes to NY) (African American men; New York (New York); Jazz musicians; Saxophonists;

Drug abuse; Hip-hop) (Amazon and Google Books)

Marano, Michael. Dawn Song (New York: Tor, 1998) (sci-fi, 1990, a Succubus arrives in Boston; homosexuality) (Pub. Des., Amazon, and Google Books)

Marchetta, Camille. The Wives of Frankie Ferraro (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998) (Italian Americans; 1960s-90s; first wife is Boston Brahmin) (Wives; New York (State); England) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Marino, Jan. The Mona Lisa of Salem Street: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1995) (Juvenile) (North End) (Brothers and sisters; Orphans; Grandfathers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Marion, Robert. Born Too Soon (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1985) (interns try to save premature babies in fictional Boston hospital) (Google Books)

Markham, Edwin. Ode to Boston: An Ode Written and Read by Edwin Markham on Boston Common, to Commemorate the 300th Anniversary of the Birth of the City in 1630. (Boston? : s.n., 1930?)

Marquand, John P. H.M. Pulham, Esquire (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1941) (class of 1915 and reunion; Bail 347) (Upperclass; Harvard) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1937) (1866-1933; "from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression" [Back Cover 2004 reprint];

Beacon Hill; Irish Americans) (Inheritance and succession; Upperclass families; Rich people; Socialites) (Amazon and Google Books))

-----. Wickford Point (Boston: Little, Brown, 1939) (Boston literary family; early 20th century) (Authors--Family relationships; Eccentrics and eccentricities; Boston (Mass.); Poor families)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Marquand, John P. and George S. Kaufman. The Late George Apley (New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1946) (Play/screen play based on Marquand's novel; 1947 film) (Google Books)

Marshall, Alexandra. The Brass Bed (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1986) (divorced Boston Globe male reporter; young single mother; French Library) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Something Borrowed (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997) (Combat Zone; Boston hotel; wedding) (Divorced women; Divorced men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Marshall, Esther S. One Louisburg Square (Boston: Privately Printed, 1969) (Beacon Hill; first novel; 150 copies; start Paris 1899; "Chapter III Boston 1914"; ends with Christmas carolling in Louisburg

Square, 1927)

Martin, Beverly S. Juffie Kane (Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1989) (title character born in Boston in 1927; Jewish-Italian; West End; both grandfathers gangsters; Broadway actress) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Martin, William. The Rising of the Moon (New York: Crown, 1987) (Irish immigrants; 1916; Jewish Zionist girlfriend) (opens in immigrant Boston) (Ireland -- History -- Easter Rising, 1916) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Maso, Carole. Defiance: A Novel (New York: Dutton, 1998) (Irish-Catholic, working-class Fall River; Lesbians; not a mystery) (College students--Crimes against; Women college teachers; Harvard

University; Physics; Women murderers; Gifted children) (Amazon and Google Books

Matson, Susan. The Hunger Moon (New York: W.W. Norton, 1999) ("three women of different ages …soothe their loneliness and suffering when their lives intersect in a Boston suburb" [Scott Veale,

"New & Noteworthy Paperbacks" New York Times Book Review 4 Jul. 1999]) (Women; Interpersonal relations; Female friendship) (Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Mattison, Alice. In Case We're Separated: Connected Stories (New York: William Morrow, 2005) (some stories set at least in part in Boston/Somerville, e.g., "Boy in Winter"; Gay men;

Jewish Americans; 1920s-80s) (Domestic fiction; Mothers and daughters; Grandmothers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "A Winding Stair." The New Yorker 19 Jun. 1989: 35-40 (heroine Harvard grad student in 70s) (Keywords: Students; Love Affairs)

Maxwell, William. "About the Children." The New Yorker 30 Sep. 1961: 148-52 (heroine lives in "a big house on a hill overlooking the whole of Boston" Abstract) (Keywords: Bachelors; Children; Lunch)

Mazur, Gail. The Common (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995) (poems--many set in Boston or area, including the title poem and "At Boston Garden, the First Night of War, 1991," "Lilacs

on Brattle Street," and "A Small Plane from Boston to Montpelier") (Google Books)

Mazur, Grace Dane. Silk: Stories (Cambridge: Brookline Books, 1996) ("Presence"--Brigham and Women's Hospital--143-58; several stories with Cambridge/Harvard settings or people: "A Life in the

Temperate Zone"--life/love/death in academic/international Cambridge neighborhood: 159-92; "Silk"--heroine, biology professor; marital troubles; shoplifting--193-212; "Borrowed Scenery"--
Cambridge woman biologist in Japan with Cambridge memories--213-38) (Amazon and Google Books)

McCauley, Stephen. The Easy Way Out (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992) ("two Boston brothers, one straight and one gay, hovering on the verge of

commitment to their lovers" [source?]; Cambridge) (Gay men; Travel agents; Brothers; New York) (Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Man of the House (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996) (gay main character in Cambridge) (Fathers and sons; Gay men; Problem families; Paternity--Psychological aspects )

(Back Cover Washington Square Press edition Amazon and Google Books

-----. The Object of My Affection (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987) (mainly Brooklyn, "but . . . [Boston Irish] main character visits his family in a Boston suburb" [Stone and Wofsey 1996]) (Gay

men; Gay men -- Relations with heterosexual women -- New York (State) -- New York; Pregnant women ) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. True Enough (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001) (romance between biographer and Boston Public TV station producer) (Gay men; Married women) (Amazon and Google Books)

McCloskey, Robert. Make Way for Ducklings (New York: Viking Press, 1941) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (Public Garden; Charles Street) (Ducks; Boston Common) (Amazon and Google Books)

McCormick, Ann duMais. Northern Exposure: A Novel (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990) (divorced woman and girl hitchhiker on road from California to Boston to confront their pasts and futures)

(Women -- Friendship; Divorced women; Women artists; Best friends) (Amazon)

McDonnell, Christine. Friends First (New York: Viking, 1990) (Juvenile: grades 6-8) (privileged 8th grade girl in Boston; attempted rape) (Teenagers; Christmas; Single-parent family; Friendship; Teenage

girls) (Amazon and Google Books)

McEvoy, Seth. Block Party (New Kids on the Block #2) (New York: Pocket Books, 1991) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (New Kids on the Block (Group); Youth-alcohol use) (Google Books)

McEwen, Todd. Fisher's Hornpipe (New York: Harper & Row, 1983) (winter and wild shenanigans in Boston; Walden Pond) (Amazon and Google Books))

McFarland, Dennis. Singing Boy: A Novel (New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2001) (opens with middle class white husband/father randomly gunned down in quiet Huron/Walden Cambridge neighborhood) Amazon and Google Books)

McGarry, Jean. "Partly Him." Dream Date: Stories (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U P, 2002: 174-97) (South Station; Filene's Basement; Parker House) (Google Books)

-----. The Very Rich Hours (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987) (story of woman student from Providence at Harvard) (Harvard University -- Students; The Seventies (20th century); Prose

poems, American -- 20th century; Young women -- Identity; Women college students -- Boston, Massachusetts; Young Catholic women -- Boston, Massachusetts; Coming-of-age stories)
(Google Books)

McHale, Tom. Dear Friends (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1982) (Murder and revenge; triangles; divorce; Boston lawyer) (Married people) (Google Books)

-----. The Lady from Boston (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1978) (late 60s-70s; satire of 60s politics and posturing) (Google Books)

McHugh, Arona. A Banner with a Strange Device: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 1964) (graduate amd medical students in post World War II Boston) (Amazon and Wolfgang Saxon, "Arona

McHugh, 71; Set 2 of Her Novels In Her Native Boston ", New York Times 27 May 1996 [accessed 12 Mar. 2008])

-----. The Seacoast of Bohemia (New York: Dell Pub. Co., 1965) (sequel to A Banner)

McMahon, Thomas. Ira Foxglove (Saint Simons Island [Ga.]: Brook Street Press, 2004) (written 1973; set late 60s; hero, inventor/professor at Boston science college; Cambridge) (Scientists; Quests

(Expeditions); Airships) (Amazon and Google Books)

McNiece, Ray. Boston Salsa (The Road That Carried Me Here Bottom Dog P, 1998: 15) (poem)

McPherson, James Alan. "Gold Coast." In Hue and Cry: Stories (Boston: Little, Brown, 1969: 79-111) (African-American narrator janitor in and around Harvard) (African Americans; Working class)

(Amazon and Google Books)

McKernan, John. "Winter Letter to Dan Marsteller From South Boston in January 1975." The New Yorker 7 Jun. 1976: 46 (poem) (Keywords: Negroes; Massachusetts; Boston, Mass.; Pinball; Busing; Winter Letter to Dan Marsteller From; Marsteller, Dan; A quarter buys two games of hard pinball)

McMasters, William Henry. Revolt: An American Novel (Boston : David D. Nickerson & Company, 1919 [Google Books]) (starts with Harvard graduation, 1925) (Progressive presidential candidate,

Harvard grad; some Harvard/Faneuil Hall/Boston) (Utopias; Radicalism) (Google Books)

Medwed, Mameve. The End of an Error (New York: Warner Books, 2003) (Maine) (Women; Americans -- England; Historians' spouses; Cambridge (Mass.); Married women; First loves; England)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Host Family (New York: Warner Books, 2000) (Clueless Harvard grads host international students in Cambridge over 20 year span) (Cambridge (Mass.); Host families of foreign

students; Students, foreign) (Front Flap Amazon and Google Books)

-----. How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life (New York: Morrow, 2006) (Harvard/Cambridge) (Also 21st Century) (Browning, Elizabeth Barrett; Antiques roadshow (Television program :

U.S.); Collectors and collecting, Antiques dealers; Single women; Chamber pots ) (Back Cover Avon ed. Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Mail (New York: Warner Books, 1997) (Harvard writing instructor falls in love with her working class mailman) (Letter carriers; Man-woman relationships; Women authors)

(Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Meno, Joe. Hairstyles of the Damned (Chicago: Punk Planet Books, 2004) (Chicago, but Chapter 18 183-84 on high school student's interest in Boston Strangler; early 1990s) (Teenagers; Punk

culture; Chicago (Ill.); Subculture) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mergendahl, Charles. His Days are as Grass (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1946) (main character born in Newtonville and dies in battle in World War II) (Google Books)

Merlis, Mark. American Studies (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994) ("very loosely based on the life and suicide of Harvard professor, F.O. Matthiessen" [Stone and Wofsey 1996]) (Anti-communist

movements; College teachers; Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Merullo, Roland. See also "Twenty-First Century." The Boston Tangler ( Boston Globe Magazine 4 Jul. 1999: 10+, 11 Jul.1999: 18+, 18 Jul. 1999: 16+, 25 Jul. 1999: 24+, 1 Aug. 1999: 14+ )

(cab driver, Fenway Park, mysterious woman)

-----. In Revere, in Those Days: A Novel (New York: Shaye Areheart Books, 2002) (1960s-70s; working class) (Italian American families; Revere Beach) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Leaving Losapas (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991) (Part South Seas, part fiction Averill Beach [= Revere]; working class; Italian Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Revere Beach Boulevard (New York: H. Holt and Co., 1998) (North End; gambling; Mafia) (Italian Americans; Italian American families; Revere Beach) (Amazon and Google Books)

Messud, Claire. The Last Life (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999) (partly Boston; mainly elsewhere) (French-Algerian family saga) (Amazon and Google Books)

Michaelis, David. Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl (New York: Bantam, 1989) (1971) (Boarding schools -- Boston; Coming-of-age stories) (Google Books)

Michaels, Fern. Annie's Rainbow (New York: Kensington Pub., 1999) (romance; thriller) (graduation and 10th college runion in Boston) (Lost and found possessions; Coffeehouses; Coffee growers; Man-

woman relationships; Boston (Mass.); Small business -- United States; New business enterprises -- United States -- Finance; Women-owned business enterprises -- United States -- Finance) (Back
Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Middleton, Mina DeHart. Little Streets on Beacon Hill ([S.l. : s.n.], 1935) (Poetry)

Mikels, Jennifer. Forever Mine (New York: Silhouette Books, 1999) (Romance; heroine Boston-based journalist) (Unmarried mothers; Arizona) (Amazon and Google Books)

Miles, Betty. Maudie and Me and the Dirty Book (New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1980) (Juvenile--ages 9-12; Revere) (Censorship; Prejudices; Friendship) (Google Books)

Miller, Dallas. The Piper's Tune (New York: Morrow, 1987) (partly, Irish-Americans at Harvard in 1960) (Amazon and Google Books)

Miller, Jordan. "Boston: 1961" (Poets, Martyrs & Satyrs. New and Selected Poems: 1959-001) (Lake View Press, 2002: 30) (poem)

Miller, Quentin. The Great American Novelist. (unpublished, 2009) (BU graduate student hero, Allston, Marblehead, 1990s)

Miller, Sue. For Love (New York: HarperCollins, 1993) (Class differences) (Family; Cambridge (Mass.); Love stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Good Mother (New York: Harper & Row, 1986) (partly set in Boston and Cambridge) (Custody of children; Mother and child; Divorced women; Child sexual abuse; Mothers and

daughters; Single-parent family) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. While I Was Gone (New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1999) (Radical Cambridge in 1968/sedate western MA in 1990s) (Women veterinarians; New Age

ministers; Cambridge; Married women; Murder; Adultery; Marriage; Domestic relations) (Amazon and Google Books)

Minot, Eliza. The Tiny One (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999) (Eight-year-old girl on day of mother's death; a Massachusetts North Shore town; affluent Catholic family) (Mothers--death; Mothers and

daughters) (Amazon and Google Books))

Minot, George. The Blue Bowl: A Novel (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004) (Manchester, Mass.) (Conflict of generations; Parent and adult child; Brothers and sisters; Fathers--Death; Trials (Murder);

Painters) (Amazon and Google Books)

Minot, Susan. Evening (New York: Knopf, 1998) (romantic reminiscences of a dying woman in Boston; 2007 film) (Women sexagenarians -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Senior women -- Boston, Massachusetts; Memory in senior women; Terminally ill women -- Boston, Massachusetts; Regret in senior women; Redemption) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Folly (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992) ("The two decades following the outbreak of WWI are the setting for this novel, which explores the thwarted passions of upper-crust Bostonians who

let propriety rule over their hearts." [Laurel Graeber, "New & Noteworthy Paperbacks" New York Times Book Review 19 Jun. 1994] ) (Beacon Hill; Copley Square) (Women; Mate selection)
(Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Monkeys (New York: Dutton, 1986) ("linked stories about a large, privileged New England family shadowed by the father's alcoholism and the mother's sudden death in a car accident." [See Jennifer

Schuessler's review "The Haunting" (New York Times Book Review 16 May 2004) connecting writings by three Minot siblings.]; suburban Boston) (Children; Family; Boston (Mass.)) (Back Cover
Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Thorofare." The New Yorker 27 Jun. 1983: 32-37 (mother's death in car accident in "Marshport, Mass., a Boston suburb" Abstract) (Keywords: Death; New England; Families; Cremation)

Mirabelli, Eugene. The Way In: A Novel (New York: Viking, 1968) (Italian-American from Boston; Cambridge) (Google Books)

-----. The World at Noon (Toronto; New York: Guernica, 1994) (Italian-American family in Boston from 1904 on) (Google Books)

Mirsky, Mark. Blue Hill Avenue: A Novel (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972) (declining Jewish Dorchester in 50s-60s) (Jews) (Google Books

-----. Proceedings of the Rabble (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1970) (second of the Dorchester novels) (Evangelicalism) [Check.]

-----. The Secret Table ([New York] : Fiction Collective : Distributed by G. Braziller, [1975]) (Two novellas: "Dorchester, Home and Garden" and "Onan's Child"; three short stories: "Mourner,"

"Milkyway," "Shpippik") (Jews; Jewish fiction) (Google Books) [Check indiv. stories for Boston connections.]

----. Thou Worm Jacob (New York: Macmillan, 1967) (Dorchester; Mattapan; Blue Hill Avenue; G. and G. Delicatessen) (Jews; Immigrants) (Google Books)

Mitchard, Jacqulyn. Christmas, Present (New York: Harper Collins, 2003) (North End restaurant; breakdown in Boston tunnel; Boston hospital) (Terminally ill women; Husband and wife;

Children of terminally ill persons; Family relationships; Love; Trust; Wedding anniversaries; Christmas) (Amazon)

Molyneux, Caroline. Boston (Packet of Verse Golden Quill P, 1990: 6) (poem)

Mlynowski, Sarah. Milkrun (Don Mills, Ont.: Red Dress Ink, 2001) (romance; single 24-year-old woman copyeditor in Boston) (Young women -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Single women; City and town

life -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Dating (Social customs)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Molloy, Tom. The Green Line: A Novel (Boston: Charles River Books, 1982) (Vietnam vet) (Google Books)

-----. The Vandal (New York: Permanent, 1990) (mystical spiritualism in Boston; Maine) (Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Monette, Paul. Taking Care of Mrs. Carroll (Boston: Little Brown, 1978) ("in and around Boston" [Stone and Wofsey 1996]) (Motion picture actors and actresses; Inheritance and succession; Older

women; Gay men; Los Angeles (Calif.); Swindlers and swindling) (Amazon and Google Books)

Monsarrat, Nicholas. The Story of Esther Costello (New York: Knopf, 1953) (partly set in Boston, Ireland, New York) (Children with disabilities; Deaf blind; Humanitarianism) (Google Books)

Moore, Christine Palamidessi. The Virgin Knows (New York: Wyatt Book for St. Martin's Press, 1995) (Italy/North End in 1960-70s: characters recent Italian immigrants:

street and restaurant names) (Italians--Massachusetts; Sicily (Italy); Vatican City; Art thefts; Young women; Twins) (Amazon and Google Books)

Moore, Merrill. Christmas, Boston, 1934 (Boston?: Privately printed, 1934) (Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry; Christmas -- Poetry; Poetry of places)

Moran, James P. Public Garden (New York: Crown Publishers, 1994) (Abortion; shooting in the Public Garden, but not really a mystery) (Women lawyers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Morris, Mary McGarry. Fiona Range (New York: Viking, 2000) (fictional Dearborn, Mass., on outskirts of Boston) (Young women; Massachusetts; Fathers and daughters; Vietnam War, 1961-1975

-- Veterans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Morse, Katherine D. "Boston Town." The New Yorker 23 Mar. 1929: 90 (brief poem)

Moses. Kate. Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003) ("Chapter Thirty-Four 'Daddy' December 31, 1958 Boston") (Plath, Sylvia;Hughes, Ted; Americans -- England;

Mother and child; Authors' spouses;Separated people; London (England); Women poets; Storms; Poets; Biographical fiction; Psychological fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Moses, Marlie. The Transmogrification of Sydney Pellegrini (San Jose, Calif.: Writer's Showcase, 2001) (romance; much Boston; accents) (Amazon and Google Books)

Moynahan, Julian. Pairing Off (New York: W. Morrow, 1969) (main character works at the Boston Free Library) (Google Books)

-----. Where the Land and Water Meet: A Novel (New York: Morrow, 1979) (Boston neighborhoods, 30s-40s) (Google Books)

Mukherjee, Bharati . The Holder of the World (New York: Knopf, 1993) (in part, version of The Scarlet Letter; 17th and 20th centuries; Boston; India) (Women -- New England; Americans -- India;

Women -- India; New England; Puritans; India) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mulhern, James. F. At Ease with Ladies (Thesis (M.F.A.)--Emerson College, 1989) (Alcohlics; Boston (Mass.))

Murphy, Gloria. Bloodties (New York: D.I. Fine, 1987) (initiating inicident: kidnapping of three-year-old boy in Brookline park, 1971; main action, fifteen years later) (Kidnapping; Abused children; Family) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. Down Will Come Baby (New York: D.I. Fine, 1991) (Friendship; Divorce; Girls: Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Murphy, Timothy. Getting Off Clean (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997) (Irish-Italian main character; working class Boston suburb; African Americans; gay men) (High school seniors; Coming out

(Sexual orientation); Gay high school students; Race relations; Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books) Boston, Mass.; Alcoholics; Mental Hospitals)

Musello, Damian. Mystic Lakes: A Novel (New York: D.I. Fine, Inc., 1987) (hero, 60s violent activist, 80s Boston private investigator, but more dealing with the 60s than detective story) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Myles, Eileen. Chelsea Girls (Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1994) ("Autobiographical novel about growing up Catholic and gay in Boston" [Stone and Wofsey 1996]; 28 stories; 60s-80s)

( Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Cool For You (New York: Soft Skull Press, 2000) (Menial jobs; Lesbian) ("coming-of-age tale, chronicling . . . working-class Roman Catholic

childhood in Boston and . . . struggles to find an identity" [Ann Powers, "Neverland and Beyond," New York Times Book Review 29 Jul. 2001]) (Young women; Irish Americans)
(Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

Myrer, Anton. The Big War (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1957) (One main character, Harvard and upperclass Boston) (World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. A Green Desire: A Novel (New York: Putnam, 1982) (Harvard) (Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Brothers) (Amazon Google Books)

-----. The Intruder: A Novel of Boston (Boston: Little, Brown, 1965) (cab driver rapes Beacon Hill woman) (Summary, [Thomas W. Hebert 2006-7, accessed 13 Mar. 2008])

-----. Last Convertible: A Novel (New York: Putnam, 1978) (follows Harvard class '40 into 70s; some Boston/Mattapan/Brookline) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Tiger Waits (New York: Norton, 1973) (Secretary of State married into Brahmin family) (Cabinet officers) ( [Thomas W. Hebert 2006-7, accessed 21 Feb. 2008])

Nabokov, Vladimir. "Conversation Piece, 1945." The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov, ed. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (New York: Vintage Books, 1997: 583-93 (Boston Russian emigre meets

Beacon Hill/Back Bay fascists)

Nash, Ogden. "Stranger in the House." The New Yorker 30 Jan. 1954: 29-30 (Boston man in the south) (Keywords: Guests; Relatives; The South)

Nathan, Robert [Gruntal]. Peter Kindred (New York: Duffield and Co., 1919 [Google Books]) (200 pages on Harvard) (Brief Review/Summary, H. W. Boynton, "Good Novels of Several Kinds," The

Bookman (May 1920: 343) [Google Books]; Bail 300-303)

Nelson, D.L. The Card (Waterville, Me.: Five Star 2005) (1963-86; heroines start as Boston University college roommates) (Women -- Friendship; Women -- Interpersonal relations;

Women -- Family relationships; Women college friends; College friends; Women college students; Married women; Divorced women; Women reporters -- France; Parent and adult child; Friendship;
Divorce; Men/women relations; Family relationships; Christmas cards; The Sixties (20th century); The Seventies (20th century); The Eighties (20th century); Boston)
(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Chickpea Lover (Not a Cookbook) (Waterville, Me.: Five Star, 2003) (romance in Boston) (College teachers; Sexual harrassment; False testimony; Separated people; Women teachers;

Extortion) (Amazon and Google Books)

Nemerov, Howard. The Melodramatists (New York: Random House, 1949) ("two sisters turn their wealthy father's Boston household upside

down" [Laurel Grieder, "New & Noteworthy," New York Times Book Review 20 Sep. 1992]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Nevins, Linda. Commonwealth Avenue: A Novel (New York: A Wyatt Book for St. Martin's Press, 1996) (1902-80s) (Women; Family) (Amazon and Google Books)

N[ewberry]., J[ohn]. S[trong]. "The Ballad of Mrs. Peabody." The New Yorker 4 Apr. 1931: 87 (poetic satire)

Niditch, B. Z. Freedom Trail: Poems about Boston (Belfast, Me.: Wings Press, 1980)

Nixon, Cornelia."Charm." Ploughshares Spring 1995 [accessed 24 Feb. 2008] (short story; girl violinist growing up in Back Bay; mother's death)

Novak, Barbara. The Margaret-Ghost: A Novel (New York: George Braziller 2003) (heroine writing book on Margaret Fuller for tenure at a Boston college; 19th and 20 century Boston) (Fuller,

Margaret, 1810-1850; Women college teachers; College teachers; Women authors; Biographers; Women biographers; Bisexual women; Feminists; Biography; Biography -- Research; Literary
research -- Massachusetts; Research; Romantic love; Sexuality; Men/women relations; Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Universities and colleges -- Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts;
Biographical novels; Feminist fiction) (Google Books)

Oates, Joyce Carol. Black Water (New York: Dutton, 1992) (Based on Ted Kennedy/Chappaquiddick; some Boston) (Drowning victims; Young women; Legislators; Traffic accidents;

Death) (Amazon and Google Books)

O'Callahan, Jay. Coming Home to Someplace New (Brookline neighborhood on Boston border) (Brief Summary (author's web site

[accessed 16 May 2009])

-----. The Labyrinth of Uncle Mark (Marshfield, Mass.: Jay O' Callahan, 1981) (Seems to be available only as a CD; Irish Catholics; World War II) (Cambridge (Mass.); Japanese Americans) (Amazon

and Brief Summary (author's web site [accessed 16 May 2009])

-----. Muddy River Playhouse: Pill Hill Stories (Seems to be available only as a CD; section of Brookline near Jamaica Pond) (Brief Summary (author's web site [accessed 16 May 2009])

-----. Pill Hill Quartet (Older children) (Seems to be available only as a CD; section of Brookline near Jamaica Pond) (Brief Summary (author's web site [accessed 16 May 2009])

O'Connor, Edwin. The Edge of Sadness (Boston: Little, Brown, 1961) (Clergy; Catholics; Alcoholics; Boston (Mass.); Irish Americans; Belief and doubt) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Last Hurrah (Boston: Little, Brown, 1956) (inspired in part by James Michael Curley; Newspapers; Cartoonists; Boston Brahmins) (Boston (Mass.)-- Politics and government; Political fiction;

Mayors; Political corruption; Election; Irish Americans: Catholic church--clergy) (Back Cover 1985 reprint Amazon and Google Books)

O'Connor, Mickey. The Charlesgate Apartment Poems (Seattle, WA : Elbow Press, 1993) (No clear indication on WorldCat, Amazon, Google that this is Boston and author's connections seem to be Seattle.)

Ohlson, Matthew. The Other Side of the Harbor: The Journey of a First-year Urban Teacher: A Novel (Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2007) (1990s) (Ohlson, Matthew -- Career in education;

Teachers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Problem children -- Education -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Amazon)

Oke, Janette. Love Finds A Home (Minneapolis, Minn.: Bethany House Publishers, 1989) (sequel to Love Takes Wing) (Davis family; Nurses -- Boston, Massachusetts; Christian pioneer families; Boston,

Massachusetts; Christian love stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Love Takes Wing (Minneapolis, Minn.: Bethany House Publishers, 1988; newly edited and revised 2004) (Christian perspective; heroine moves from prairie to Boston; early 20th century)

(Nurses) (Amazon and Google Books)

Oleson, Amy. Love & Memory: A Novel (San Francisco: Spinsters Book Co., 1991) (Love and work in Boston) (Lesbians) (Amazon, Google Books, and Brief Summary, Albris [accessed 13 Mar.


Olotu, Oluyemisi. Vision: A Plain Ole Love Story (Boston: Iwe Yemi Press, 2000) (DJs; "Boston hip hop scene" [Amazon]) (African Americans; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

O'Neill, Eugene. Anna Christie. In The Hairy Ape: Anna Christie, The First Man (New York: Boni and Liverwright, 1922: 103-211 [Google Books]) (Acts III and IV take place on barge in Boston

harbor about 1910) (Google Books)

Orner, Peter. Esther Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001) (Short stories; Jewish families in Fall River and midwest; at least a few references to Boston) (Jewish families; Domestic fiction) (Amazon and

Google Books) (Check for Bostoness.)

Osborn, John Jay. The Paper Chase (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971) (Law students; Harvard Law School) (Amazon and Google Books)

Packer, George. Central Square: A Novel (Saint Paul, Minn.: Graywolf Press, 1998) (African American men; Community life; Group identity) (Amazon and Google Books)

Parisi, Santiago. Holy Week Semana Santa a Novel (, 2007) (1975; Boston journalist in post-Franco Spain; Chapter 2 Boston, MA; Chapter 4 Brighton, Massachusetts; mainly Spain)

(Google Books)

Parker, James Reid. "Bird I Never Was." The New Yorker 20 Oct. 1956: 149-51 (aunts and business in Boston) (Keywords: Boston; Aunts; Shelley, Percy Bysshe)

-----. "The Quieter Life." The New Yorker 25 Oct. 1952: 37-38 (elderly aunt moves to apartment in Boston) (Keywords: Crime; Boston; Letters; Old Age)

-----. "Hastily, R." The New Yorker & Jan. 1956: 69-71 (old aunt in Boston) (Keywords: Letters; Massachusetts)

-----. The Merry Wives of Massachusetts (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1959) (proper Bostonian women and Danish sailor on passenger freighter) (Google Books)

Parker, Robert. Love and Glory (New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1983) (non-Spenser; non-mystery; Colby College; Korean War; California; back to Boston's fictional Taft University; early 1950s-mid 70s) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Parmenter, Christine Whiting . The Kings of Beacon Hill (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1935) (family and class 1900-1919-1934) (Google Books)

Parrott, Ursula. Road Leading Somewhere (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1941) (Man-woman relationships; New York (N.Y.); Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Parsons, Elizabeth."The Checkup." The New Yorker 20 Dec. 1947: 27-32 (newcomer in Boston goes to a doctor) (Keywords: Doctors; Boston)

-----. "The Easter Eggs." The New Yorker 16 Apr. 1948: 24-26 (sad date in Boston) (Keywords: Musicians; Illness; Saloons Bars)

-----. "Mr. Clisbee and the Wax Flowers." The New Yorker 3 Apr. 1943: 20-23 (Victorian house in Boston) (Keywords: Flowers; Boston; Murder)

-----. "A Winter Evening." The New Yorker 13 Dec. 1952: 35-38 (Boston hotel) (Keywords: Hotels; Elevators; Old Age)

Paul, Elliot.( Elliot Paul (1891-1958) for more info and books, Arnold Goldman, 18 Apr. 2003 [accessed 16 Jan. 2008])

-----. The Amazon (New York: H. Liveright Inc., 1930) (Women soldiers; Boston; Cape Cod; Paris) (World War, 1914-1918) (Summary/Review Arnold Goldman 18 Apr. 2003 [accessed 16 Jan.


-----. Concert Pitch (New York: Random House, 1938) (mainly Paris; narrator-protagonist is ex-patriot Bostonian, after World War I; Gay men [one plot]; Communist Party) (Musical fiction; Music

critics; Composers; Impresarios) (Google Books and Summary/Review Arnold Goldman 18 Apr. 2003 [accessed 16 Jan. 2008])

-----. The Governor of Massachusetts: A Novel in Three Parts (New York: H. Liveright, 1930) (Politics; Park Street; The Old Howard; Joy Street; Pinckney Street; time not clear, seems 1904-08 but

late reference to 1915) (Summary/Review (Arnold Goldman 18 Apr. 2003 [accessed 16 Jan. 2008])

-----. Impromptu: A Novel in Four Movements (New York: A.A. Knopf, 1923)(Abortion; brothels; Revere; Saugus; fictional Glendale [really Paul's native Linden, part of Malden]) (World War, 1914-

1918) (Summary/Review (Arnold Goldman) 18 Apr. 2003 [accessed 16 Jan. 2008])

-----. Indelible: A Story of Life, Love, and Music, in Five Movements (Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1922) (Linden [Malden]; Conservatory in Boston; North End; Jewish immigrants;

Nantasket Beach; Joy Street; Revere House brothel) (Summary/Review Arnold Goldman 18 Apr. 2003 [accessed 16 Jan. 2008])

-----. My Old Kentuck Home (New York: Random House, 1949) (1909-10; one character Irish from Boston, "Chapter 3 Two Bachelors from Boston") (Google Books)

Pearlman, Edith. How to Fall: Stories (Louisville, Ky.: Sarabande Books, 2005) (short stories, many set in fictionalized Brookline called Godolphin) (Jewish grandmothers among others)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Vaquita and Other Stories (Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1996) (Boston/Cambridge stories: "Cavalier"--retired Harvard history professor of Spanish Conquest: 13-27; several stories about woman

founder/director of Cambirdge soup kitchen for women--"Donna's Heart" 28-46, "Charity" 47-57, "Dorothea" 58-67, and "Rehearsal" 68-89; "Settler"--Brighton/Allston: 131-42; "Inbound"--
Red Line/Harvard U/Harvard Square: 165-77) (Amazon and Google Books)

Pearson, George Francis. An Historical and Literary Pilgrimage: Verses and Illustrations (Boston: The author, 1927) (19 pages; "Booklet for Boston tourists" [, accessed 31 Mar. 2008])

(Poetry of places -- Massachusetts--Boston; Boston (Mass.)--History; Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel -- Poetry)

-----. Olde Boston Towne [added 1953 ed. Something to remember about Old Boston, Cambridge, Lexington, Concord, and the Wayside Inn] (Lexington: Colonial Sight-seeing

Auto Company, 1930) (verse and prose) (Boston (Mass.) -- Guidebooks; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry)

Pedrick, Jean. The Fascination: A Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947) (one of heroine's lovers is a Boston bar pianist) (Google Books)

Pfeil, Fred. "Almost Like Falling." In What They Tell You to Forget: A Novella and Stories (Wainscott, New York: Pushcart Press, 1996: 177-256) (single-mother's one-night stand in Boston) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Phelan, Paula A. 1919: Misfortune's End (New York: ZAPmedia, 2007) (five Boston chapters; fictional families in Boston and Washington) ) (Nineteen nineteen, A.D.; United States --

History -- 1913-1921; Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- 1913-1921; African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1913-1921) (Amazon and Goog;le Books)

Phillips, John [pseud. of John Phillips Marquand]. The Second Happiest Day (New York: Harper, 1953) (1930s-50s; Harvard/Boston; New York; Chapters 15-17 Harvard in early 40s [Bail 347])

(Google Books)

Pier, Arthur Stanwood. The Rigor of the Game: Stories of Harvard Athletics (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1929) (Juvenile) (College stories) (Bail 318-19: first Harvard fiction for boys)

Pierce, Anne Whitney. Rain Line (Harvard/Cambridge in the early 80's) (Traffic accidents; Guilt) (Amazon and Google Books)

Piercy, Marge. Fly Away Home: A Novel (New York: Summit Books, 1984) (Boston cookbook author grapples with divorce) (Italian American women; Married women; Food writers; Adultery)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Longings of Women: A Novel (New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1994) (The story of a Boston cleaning lady, professor, and woman who had her

husband killed) (Women; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Small Changes (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1973) ("a full survey of the Boston political communal scene" Kirkus Reviews) (Married women; Working class women; Women intellectuals;

Women -- Identity; Women -- Interpersonal relations; Women -- Sexuality; Lesbians; Working class; Women's role; Sex role; Self-fulfillment in women; Lesbianism; Marriage; The Seventies
(20th century); Boston; New York City; Psychological fiction; Domestic fiction; Feminist fiction -- 20th century; Jewish-American fiction -- 20th century) (Google Books)

-----. Three Women (New York: William Morrow, 1999) (three generations in geriatric, professional, and youthful Boston) (Mothers and daughters; Women; Women college teachers; Women--Social

conditions ) (Amazon and Google Books)

Pita, Maria Isabel. "Covenant Transportation: Dorchester, Massachusetts 1933." Guilty Pleasures: Historical Erotic Romances (New Milford, CT: Magic Carpet Books, 2005: 59-75 [Google Books])

(Short stories; Female erotic fiction) (Google Books)

Pizzey, Erin. In the Shadow of the Castle (New York: Harper Paperbacks, 1984) (romance; mainly Scotland, but Boston heroine)

Plain, Belva. Secrecy (New York: Delacorte P, 1997) (mid-80s-90s) (Rape; Women architects -- Boston, Massachusetts; Family secrets; Women's romantic fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Plante, David. The Catholic (New York: Atheneum, 1986) (Boston in the 60s) (Gay men; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Mr. Bonito." The New Yorker 7 Jul. 1980: 30-34 (ESL teacher/writer in Boston) (Keywords: Teachers; Writers; Boston, Mass.)

-----. Slides: A Novel (Boston: Gambit, 1971) (close group of friends in Boston area) (Google Books)

Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar (New York: Harper & Row, 1971 (first published in England in 1963 under pseudonymn Victoria Lucas)) (second half set in Boston) (Depression, Mental; Women college

students; Suicidal behavior) (Front Flap 1996 ed. Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "The Day Mr. Prescott Died" (1956). Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams: Short Stories, Prose, and Diary Excerpts (New York: HarperCollins, 2000: 211-28) (wake/funeral in East Boston)

-----. "Two Campers in Cloud Country: Rock Lake, Canada." The New Yorker 3 Aug. 1963: 28 (contrasts to Boston)

-----. "A Winter's Tale." The New Yorker 12 Dec. 1959: 116 (Keywords: Boston; Christmas; Bonwit Teller; Pierce, S. S.)

Playfair, Robert Smith. Colonel of the Crimson (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1940) (Juvenile--secondary school) (hero works his way thriough Harvard University, esp. Dunster House; baseball/basketball; pranks) (Google Books; Bail 342-43)

-----. The Crimson Road (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938) (Juvenile--secondary school) (midwest freshman success at Harvard) (Football stories) (Google Books; Bail 334-37)

----. Fuller at Harvard (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939) (Juvenile) (Sports) (Google Books; Bail 340-41)

Pliscou, Lisa. Higher Education (New York: Viking, 1989) ( Harvard University; Women college students -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; The Eighties (20th century); College seniors --

Cambridge, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Plummer, Louise. My Name is Sus5an Smith, The 5 is Silent (New York: Delacorte Press, 1991) (Juvenile--ages 10-14) ("promising art student . . . living in Boston meets by chance her long lost

[untrustworthy] uncle" [BPL Kids Page]) (Self-perception; Artists; Uncles) (Amazon and Google Books)

Polito, Robert. "Boston." Shenandoah (1986): 70 (poem)

Popkes, Stephen. "Ice." The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection, ed. Gardner R Dozois (New York: Macmillan, 2004: 73-107) (Hockey; Boston University; Gordie Howe;

Science fiction; Clones; Detroit; 1950s?)

Porter, Eleanor H. Miss Billy (Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1911 [Internet Archive]) (Juvenile) (foster home in Boston) (Orphans; Young women -- Conduct of life) (Amazon, Google Books, and, especially,

Detailed Review/Summary [Internet Archive])

-----. Miss Billy's Decision (Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1912 [Google Books]) (Juvenile; rocky engagement in Boston) (Man-woman relationships; Orphans; Young women -- Conduct of life)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Miss Billy Married (Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1914 [Google Books]) (Juvenile) (South Boston) (Marriage) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Pollyanna Grows Up (Boston: Page Co., 1915 [Google Books]) (Pollyana in Boston; North End; Germany) (Orphans) (Google Books)

Powers, Richard. Galatea 2.2 (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1995) (brief sections set in Boston: 65-66, 82-84, 95-110) (English literature--Studying and teaching; Artificial intelligence; Novelists)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Gain (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998) (half the history of a Boston soap company from 1820s on) (Chemical plants -- Middle West; Carcinogens -- Middle West; Ovaries -- Diseases

-- Middle West;Real estate agents -- Middle West; Single mothers -- Middle West; Divorced mothers -- Illinois; Women real estate agents -- Illinois; Cancer in women -- Illinois; Chemical industry --
Illinois) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance (New York: Beech Tree Books, 1985) (one of the main characters is a Boston computer writer) (World War, 1914-1918) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Time of Our Singing (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2003) (brief section set at Boylston School of Music in Boston) (African American women singers; Parent and adult child; Racially

mixed people; Interracial marriage; Interfaith marriage; Jewish men; Scientists; Singers) (Amazon, esp. Front Flap and Google Books)

Powers, Ruth Manley. Boston, Tomorrow and Yesterday (Boston: Stone Group Society, 1975) (48 pages) (Poetry)

Preston, Caroline. Jackie by Josie: A Novel (New York: Scribner, 1997) (Brown grad. student researches Jackie at Kennedy Library and elsewhere) (Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, -- 1929-1994)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Preston, Douglas J. Jennie (New York: A Wyatt Book for St. Martin's Press, 1994) (chimpanzee raised as human in 70's; finding and raising scientist "Curator of Physical Anthropology at the [fictional]

Booklist]) (Human-animal relationships; Chimpanzees; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Preston, John. Sweet Dreams (Mission of Alex Kane #1) (Boston: Alyson Publications, 1984) (Gay action hero takes revenge on those who persecute gays; Vietnam vet; other volumes in series set in New

York, Minnessota, Texas, Europe) (Kane, Alex (Fictitious character); Gay men -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Gay youth -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon, Brief Review,
LibraryThing [accessed 14 Mar. 2008] and Review, Geoff Mains, Advocate 1 Mar. 1985: 43-44 [EBSCOhost; accessed 14 Mar. 2008])

Price, Nancy. An Accomplished Woman (New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979) (partially set in Boston; Detroit) (woman scientist; raised free in 1930s, conventionalized in 40s and 50s)

(Google Books)

-----. Sleeping With the Enemy (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987) (Julia Roberts film; part Boston and near Boston, part Midwest) (Man-woman relationships; Abused women) (Amazon and Google


Priest, Robert. The Town That Got Out of Town (Boston: D.R. Godine, 1989) (Juvenile) (Boston buildings move to Portland) (Boston (Mass.)--Description and travel; Portland (Me.) -- Description and

travel; Buildings) (Amazon and Google Books)

Prouty, Olive Higgins. Fabia (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951) (Fifth of five novels on the Vale family of Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Home Port (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947) (Fourth of five novels on the Vale family of Boston) (mainly outside of Boston) (Brothers; Sibling rivalry; Inferiority complex) (Amazon and Google


-----. Lisa Vale (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938) (Second of five novels on the Vale family of Boston) (Google Books)

-----. Now, Voyager (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941) (Third of five novels on Vale family of Boston) (Bette Davis film; psychiatric treatment) (Single women; Mothers and daughters; Self-realization;

Women travelers; Married people; Cruise ships; Architects) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. White Fawn (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1931) (First of five novels on Vale family of Boston) (Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Provost, Gary. The Pork Chop War (Scarsdale, N.Y.: Bradbury Press, 1982) (Juvenile) (Single-parent families; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Quirk, Lawrence J. Some Lovely Image (New York: Quirk Pub. Co., ©1976 or Secaucus, N.J.: Meadowland Books, 1989) (gay men; Harvard; Beacon Hill; Lynn; 20th c. narrator/investigator and

subject who died in 1893) (Amazon)

Randall, Thomas, pseud. The Twelfth Step (New York: Scribner, 1957) (alcoholics return from rehab to normal life; some Boston) (Google Books)

Ray, Jeanne. Julie and Romeo (New York: Harmony Books, 2000) (two competing florist families parallel Shakespeare; Somerville; lovers in their 60s; Jewish Rosemans and Italian Cacciamanis) (Family-

owned business enterprises; Florists; Vendetta) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Julie and Romeo Get Lucky (New York: Pocket Books, 2005) (Boston area florists) (Family-owned business enterprises; Flower vending; Vendetta; Domestic) (Amazon and Google Books)

Raye, Kimberly. Christmas, Texas Style (New York: Harlequin, 1999) (in Harlequin Duets 15; romance; heroine lives in Boston) (Grandparent and child; Seniors; Matchmakers; Mate selection;

Divorced men; Christmas; Boston; Texas) (Amazon)

Read, Piers Paul. The Professor's Daughter (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1971) (Harvard; 50s-60s) (Fathers and daughters; College teachers; Social ethics; England) (Google Books)

Reed, Kevin L. Rookie Year: Journey of a First-Year Teacher: A Novel (Boston: Peralta Pub. Co., 1999) (Boston school teacher) (African American teachers; Urban schools) (Amazon, especially Front


Reid, P. Carey. Swimming in the Starry River: A Novel (New York: Hyperion, 1994) (Parents of terminally ill children -- Boston, Massachusetts; Children -- Death -- Boston, Massachusetts; Father and

daughter -- Boston, Massachusetts; Home schooling -- Boston, Massachusetts; Househusbands -- Boston, Massachusetts; Parents of disabled children -- Boston, Massachusetts; Two-career
couples -- Boston, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Reilly, Rick. Missing Links (New York: Doubleday, 1996) ("the most exclusive private course in all of Boston" Back Cover [Amazon]; Dorchester; Canton) (Golf--

Betting; Golfers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Shanks for Nothing: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2006) (sequel to Missing Links) (Golfers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rice, John Andrew. "Aunt Lettie and the Absolute." The New Yorker 3 Mar. 1945: 56-61 (eccentric, bossy Bostonian aunt) (Keywords: Florida)

Rice, Luanne. Summer Light (New York: Bantam Books, 2001) (romance; male, Boston Bruins' hockey star) (Single-parent families; Weddings -- Planning; Mothers and daughters; Fathers and sons;

Hockey players; Summer) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rice, Richard. "The Einstein Award." The Third Coast: Contemporary Michigan Fiction, ed. James Tipton and Robert E. Wegner. Detroit: Wayne State U P, 1982: 183-204 (1936-1940s; MIT;

Dorchester; South Boston; Polish immigrants; Irish Americans) (Google Books)

Riddle, Barabara. The Girl Pretending to Read Rilke (San Francisco, CA : Renaissance Sound and Publication, 2000) (romance and female summer intern in Cambridge in the early 60's before the feminist

movement impact on academia; Molecular lab) (Amazon)

Rimmer, Robert H. The Resurrection of Anne Hutchinson (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1987) (Hutchinson reappears in more liberated 1985) (Hutchinson, Anne Marbury; Massachusetts --

History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Puritans -- Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. That Girl from Boston (Boston: Challenge Press, 1962) (late 50s; Radcliffe; Harbor Islands; sex and romance) (Amazon, Google Books, and iUniverse for excerpts)

Rivers, Caryl. Intimate Enemies (New York: Dutton, 1987) (fictional Boston small college in the 80s with love and tension between former 60s protestor and ROTC Viet vet amputee officer) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Robbins, Harold. Tycoon: A Novel (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997) (Jewish, Harvard grad, broadcast mogul to be marries Boston Brahmin heiress; media empire starts in Boston; 1930s-70s)

(Broadcasting executives; Jewish businessmen and businesswomen; Rich people; Corporate acquisitions; Television executives) (Amazon and Google Books)

Roberts, Nora. Birthright (New York: Putnam, 2003) (three-month-old baby girl abducted; shady Boston adoption) (Women archaeologists; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Maryland;

Birthmothers -- Identification; Adoption -- Corrupt practices; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Tempting Fate (New York: Silhouette Books, 1985) (romance; heroine, Proper Bostonian) (Lawyers; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Barnes & Noble))

Robinson, Francine. It Didn't Happen (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Pub., 2003) (heroine "grew up in a working class section of Boston" [Back Cover, Amazon]; working class; mixed-race family; date

rape/amnesia drugs) (Amazon and Google Books)

Robinette, Joseph. The Paper Chase: A Full-Length Play Based on the Novel by John Jay Osborn, Jr. (The Dramatic Publishing Co., 1981) (Google Books)

Robinson, Henry Morton. The Cardinal (new York: Simon &Schuster, 1950 [1943?]) (in part modeled on New York's Francis Cardinal Spellman, but much Boston with poor Boston boy rises to Cardinal

by Boston-born author, including controversial position of Boston College) (Cardinals; Clergy) (Amazon and Review, Time 3 Apr. 1950, accessed 5 Jul. 2009)

Robison, James. The Illustrator (New York: Summit Books, 1988) (title character Boston-based) (Illustrators; Man-woman relationships) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "The Line." The New Yorker 30 Aug. 1982: 32-33 ("Boston man . . . tells story of his day" Abstract) (Keywords: Husbands; Boston, Mass.; Separation)

-----. "Set Off." The New Yorker 27 Sep. 1982: 42- 44 (high school student in "a wealthy Boston suburb" Abstract) (Keywords: Architects; Families; Adolescents; Boston, Mass.)

Rofihe, Rick. "Boys Who Do the Bop." The New Yorker 6 Jun. 1988: 34-37 (male narrator spends night with a woman friend in Boston) (Keywords: Songs; Boston; Friends)

Rollins, Bryant. Danger Song (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1967) (African Americans; Roxbury) (Google Books)

Ronnow, Robert. "Overlooking Boston." White Waits (Barnwood Press, 1985) (poem)

Ropes, Bradford. Mr. Tilley Takes A Walk (New York: Austin-Phelps, 1951) (Boston Irish mailman)

Rose, Stephen C. Panflick: The Boston Car Wars (New York: iUniverse, Inc. 2006 [originally published online 1997]) (late 1980s; hero Adam Panflick; anti-automobiles) (See Panflick.)

Rosenfield, Eric. "Firearms: a Comedy in One Act" (1998; link via internet Archive Wayback Machine) (9 Mar. 2002) (High school student; Back Bay)

Ross, Ciaran [pseud. of Allan Littell]. Corruption: A Novel of a Boston Newspaper (College Station, Tex.: Pub., 2002) ("a fictional Beantown that lies somewhere between 1923

and 2003" [Seth Porges]) (Amazon, Google Books, and Seth Porges, "Novel Is Obvious Product of Littell's Newspaper Years," Allbusiness 24 Sep. 2003 [accessed 7 Mar. 2008])

Ross, David. That Boy's Seven Kinds of Love (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2003) (Tufts; Museum of Fine Arts; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England; Stanford University; Metropolitan Museum of Art )

(Amazon and Google Books)

Ross, W[illiam].E[dward].D[aniel]. One Louisburg Square (New York: Lenox Hill Press, 1974) (Beacon Hill) (Brief Summary, [accessed 15 Mar. 2008])

Rothber, Ellen. "Boston December." Bitterroot 27.94 (FA 1988): 60) (poem)

Rovit, Earl H. The Player King (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World,1965) (main character lives in Boston; Jewish Americans; literary world) (Google Books)

Ruggiero, L. A. Burning Sand: A Novel (Boston: Beaconridge P, 2001) (starts in North End with small-time crime family) (Volleyball players; Identity (Psychology); Criminals; Adoptees; Orphans;

Amnesia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ryan, Connall. House of Cards (New York: Knopf, 1989) ("professional gambler . . . helps problem kids around Boston" [Publisher's Weekly, Amazon] (Pokerplayers, Problem youth; Boston (Mass.))

(Amazon and Google Books)

Sappington, K. C. "Boston Baby." The New Yorker 17 Jun. 1933: 52 (brief poetic satire) (

Sarton, May. Anger: A Novel (New York: Norton, 1982) (art, temper, and conventionality in Boston) (Anger) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Birth of a Grandfather (New York: Rhinehart, 1957) (Cambridge; Maine in the summer) (Back Cover 1989 ed. Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Education of Harriet Hatfield: A Novel (New York: W.W. Norton, 1989) (Lesbian feminist opens bookstore in Somerville; Homophobia; Working class) (Booksellers and bookselling;

Feminists; Women) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Faithful Are the Wounds (New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1955) (based on F.O. Matthiessen) (University of Cambridge; Harvard University; Death; College teachers; Anti-Communist

movements; Gay men--Psychology; Sucide victims) (Back Cover 1997 ed. Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A Reckoning: A Novel (New York: Norton, 1978) (heroine, Boston publishing editor) (Terminally ill; Women editors; Cancer; Death)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Shadow of a Man (New York: Rinehart, 1950) (Boston man finds first love in Paris after emotional turmoil in Boston) (French-Americans; Mothers -- Death; Romantic love -- Paris, France;

Stepfathers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Stepsons; Boston, Massachusetts; Paris, France; Young men -- United States -- Psychology; Psychological fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Savage, Elizabeth. The Last Night at the Ritz: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1973) (Terminally ill; Friendship; Women) (Google Books)

Savage, Sam. Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife (Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2006) (1960s; Scollay Square; Urban renewal; rat learns to read in used bookstore) (Rats) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Savery, Pancho. "Racism in Boston." (Hanging Loose (1988): 19) (poem)

Sawler, Harvey. The Penguin Man (Burnstown, Ont.: General Store, 2001) (first third Lowell/Dracut; later Boston bars and New England Aquarium) (Bartenders; Boston (Mass.)) (Pub. Des. [accessed 15

Mar. 2008] and Google Books)

Sawyer, Kim Vogel. Where the Heart Leads: A Novel (Minneapolis, Minn.: Bethany House, 2008) (early 2oth-c. Mennonite male college grad torn between Boston and native Kansas)

(God (Christianity) -- Will; Mennonites; Christian men; Purpose in life; Men -- Decision-making; Nineteen hundreds; Men/women relations; Kansas; Boston; Christian fiction; Christian love stories)
(Amazon and Google Books)

Sayles, John. "Home for Wayfarers." The Anarchist's Convention and Other Stories (New York: Nation Books, 2005: 3-22 [Google Books]) ("a lonely woman temping in Boston" Back Cover; 1980s?)


-----. Union Dues (Boston: Little Brown, 1977) (runaway West Virginia son; revolutionary group in Boston; Fall 1969) (Miners; Labor unions; Working class; West Virginia) (Google Books)

Schalet, Randi. Lunch: A Novel (La Mesa, CA: Clothespin Fever Press, 1994) ("with a vivid evocation of a Pride March" [Stone and Wofsey 1996]) (Lesbians; Boston (Mass.))

Schiff, Pearl. Scollay Square (New York: Rinehart, 1952) (Beacon Hill; Jewish Americans; Italian Americans) (World War, 1939-1945) (Google Books and Tom Long, "Pearl Schiff; novelist depicted Hub

night life" (Boston Globe 30 Jul. 2005) [accessed 15 Mar. 2008])

Schmahmann, David. Empire Settings: A Novel (Buffalo, NY: White Pine Press 2001) (South African white male main character now lives in Boston; 1970s Durban; 1978-98 Boston; 1998 South Africa;

Interracial love) (Apartheid; First loves; South Africa) (Review [Internet Wayback Machine], Amazon and Google Books)

Schorer, Mark. "The End of the Beginning." The New Yorker 31 Mar. 1945: 21-24 (quarrels in Boston) (Keywords: Quarrels; Professors)

Schulman, Audrey. The Cage (Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books, 1994) (Boston-based woman photographer photographs polar bears in northern Manitoba; early scenes in Boston) (Photography of

animals; Women photographers; Wilderness survival; Polar bear; Manitob) (Amazon and Google Books)

Schwartz, John Burnham. Claire Marvel: A Novel (New York: Nan A. Talese, 2002) (liberalism, romance, and Harvard; New York) (Political science teachers; Americans--France; Graduate students;

Loss (Psychology); France) (Amazon and Google Books)

Scott, Kimberly. On the Bus: A Novel of Families Trapped by Forced Busing (Groton, Mass.: Martin and Lawrence, 2004) (African Americans; white family; 1975; Roxbury; Charlestown) (Race

relations; Busing for school integration) (Amazon and Google Books)

Seaburg, Carl. A Boston Brew (Medford, Mass.: Zebra Press, 1984) (Light verse about history and present)

Segal, Eric. The Class (Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1985) (Class of 1958; 25th reunion) (Class reunions; Harvard University; College graduates) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Doctors (Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1988) (Harvard Medical School class of 1962) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Love Story (New York: Harper & Row, 1970) (Social classes; Difference (Psychology); Cambridge; Terminally ill; Harvard University; Radcliffe College; Fathers and sons; College students)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Oliver's Story (New York: Harper & Row, 1977) (Sequel to Love Story; much of it set in Boston) (Grief; Widowers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Senna, Danzy. Caucasia (New York: Riverhead Books, 1998. 1998) (racially mixed marriages and children; see her mother's novels, Howe, Fanny) (Racially mixed children; Interracial marriage)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Sexton, Linda Gray. Rituals (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982) ("dangerous dependencies of . . . upper-caste Boston WASP family" [Kirkus Reviews] (Google Books)

Shapiro, Jane, "Mousetrap." The New Yorker 13 Apr. 1992: 32-36; rpt. Snapshots: 20th Century Mother-Daughter Fiction, ed. Joyce Carol Oates and Janet Berliner. Boston: David Godine, 2000: 174-84

[?]) (mother lives in Union Square in South End) (Keywords: Boston; Mothers; Old Age; Plastic Surgery) (Google Books)

Shapiro, Lisa. Endless Love (Tallahassee, Fla.: Naiad Press, 1998) (College teachers; College athletes; Problem families; Boston (Mass.); New Hampshire; Jewish lesbians) (Amazon and Google Books,

and Brief Summary, [accessed 15 Mar. 2008])

Shattuck, Jessica. The Hazards of Good Breeding (New York: W.W. Norton, 2003) (Concord and Roxbury) (Young women; Children of divorced parents; Women college graduates; Parent and adult

child; Upper class parents; Housekeepers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Shea, Christina. Moira's Crossing (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000) (Ireland --> Boston --> Maine) (Ireland -- Emigration and immigration ; Irish American women; Boston (Mass.); Immigrants;

Sisters; Maine) (1921-90s) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sheehan, Bill. "The Bill Collector." Electic Acorn 9 c. 2000 [accessed 9 Mar. 2002] (Short story; West Roxbury 1936)

Sheehan, Edward R. F. The Governor: Being an Embittered and Bemused Account of the Life & Times of the Brother of the Irish Christ (New York: World Pub. Co.,1970) (Governor of

Massachusetts; Political, family, and moral problems; Charles Street Underground Parking Garage) (Google Books)

Sheffer, Susan. In Boston (Poets On 36 (Dec. 1995): 29) (poem)

Shekleton, John. A Jesuit Tale (Danbury, CT: Rutledge Books, Inc., 2000) (two straight Jesuits, one gay; St. Paul, Minn.; Guatemala; some Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sheldon, Mrs. Georgie. Katherine's Sheaves (New York: Street & Smith, 1904 [Project Gutenberg]) (mainly upperstate New York, but some Boston, e.g., Jennie's "eventful trip to Boston" 341+)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Shem, Samuel [pseud. of Stephen Bergman]. Fine: A Novel (New York: St. Martin's/Marek, 1985) (struggles of a Boston psychoanalyst) (Amazon and Google Books)

Shepard, Lucius. "Sports in America." In Beast of the Heartland, and Other Stories (New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1999: 179-204) ("mean streets of contemporary Boston" [Publishers

Weekly]; short stories--fantasy/science fiction/speculative fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sherwood, Shamus. Paris Promises (USA:, 2008) (Vietnam war and agitation; mainly Paris but begins with Boston bank robbery) (Robberies -- Boston; France -- Paris;

Male friendship) (Amazon)

Shiefman, Vicky. Good-bye to the Trees (New York: Macmillan, 1993) (Juvenile) (1907; Russian girkl and then her family move to Cheslea) (Emigration and immigration; Russian Americans; Jews)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Shoemaker, Rob. The Final Game (Sudbury, Mass.: Featherland Press, 1995) (Red Sox, 1933-99)

Sholl, Betsy. The Red Line (Pittsburgh; U of Pittsburgh P, 1992) (poems) (Amazon)

Shreve, Anita. The Last Time They Met: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 2001) (last part set in Hull, adolescence of characters) (Married people; Women poets; Forgiveness; Adultery; Poets) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. The Pilot's Wife (Boston: Little, Brown, 1999) (Bostonians summer on N.H. coast) (Aircraft accidents; Widows; Grief; Adultery; Domestic fiction; Psychological fiction); Identity (Psychology))

(Amazon and Google Books)

Shreve, Susan Richards. Ghost Cats (New York: Random House, 1997) (Juvenile--ages 8-12) (family newly settled in Boston) (Animal ghosts; Ghosts; Cats; Pets; Brothers and sisters) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Shute, Jenefer. Sex Crimes (New York : Doubleday, 1996) (Back Bay clubs, connections to Albert DeSalvo and film Basic Instinct; 38 year-old Harvard-trained Boston lawyer) (Sex crimes; Women

lawyers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sides, Marilyn. The Genius of Affection: A Novel (New York: Harmony Books, 1999) (Jane Austen; Boston-area college) (College teachers; Middle aged women; Motherhood; Man-woman

relationships; Intercountry adoptions; Life change events) (Brief summary WorldCat, Amazon, and Google Books)

-----. In The Island of the Mapmaker's Wife and Other Tales (New York: Harmony, 1996) ("The Island of the Mapmaker's Wife" [1990]: 1-20-- Boston-based antique map dealer heroine in

Amsterdam; "Temporary Tatoos": 21-40: --main character Boston Business woman"; "The Master of the Pink Glyphs": 123-274--main character Cambridge woman school teacher) (Collectors and
collecting) (Amazon and Google Books)

Silver, Don. Backward-facing Man: A Novel (New York: Ecco, 2005) (radical Boston/MIT in 60s; repercussions in 90s) (Loss (Psychology); Betrayal) (Amazon and Google Books)

Silverman, Paul. "The Blue Scar." (orig. pub. The Tampa Review; accessed 23 Feb. 2008) (Jewish Americans; schoolboys; 1930s-40s [?]; Roxbury; Charlestown)

Simms, Dale Bruce. Slowburn.Thesis (M.F.A.)--Emerson College, 1988 (Fathers and sons; Young men; Boston (Mass.))

Sinclair, Upton. Boston: A Novel (New York: A. & C. Boni, 1928) (Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921) (Amazon and Google Books)

Singer, June Falum. The President's Women (New York: Crown Publishers, 1988) (Complicated wealthy Boston family ties in last half of the twentieth century) (Amazon and Google Books)

Singer, Katie. The Wholeness of a Broken Heart (New York: Riverhead Books, 1999) (four generations of Jewish women, including a great-granddaughter in Cambridge, 1989) (Jews -- New York

(State) -- New York; New York (N.Y.) ) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sissman, L[ouis]. E[dward]. "Going Home, 1945." The New Yorker 24 Jun. 1967: 31-33(Harvard sophomore)

-----. Hello Darkness: The Collected Poems of L. E. Sissman (Boston: Little, Brown, 1978) (Many poems on Boston from 1940's to 1970's)

-----. "Love Day, 1945." The New Yorker 5 May 1973: 42-43 (Cambridge scenes show dead serviceman's wife and lover, and funeral) (Keywords: Death; U.S. Navy; Cambridge, Mass.; Hecht, Anthony;

World War II; Imprimis, in her shower in Quincy Street)

-----. "New England: Dead of Winter." The New Yorker 18 Feb. 1967: 42 (Keywords: Harvard; Professors; Winter; Brooks, Van Wyck; "Augustin Dunster Saylor Sayward now"; "The Flowering Of New


-----. "New Year's, 1948 (Boston: Washington and Dover Streets)." The New Yorker 28 Dec. 1968: 34-35

-----. "Scattered Returns: Three Derivative Poems." The New Yorker 18 May 1968: 41 (Keywords: Boston; Travel; International Business Machine; Peck & Peck; A Crowd Flowed Over Boylston Street,

So many; Binfield, Mass; Boylston Street, Boston; Scattered Returns, Three Derivative Poems; Gare Du Midi; Town'n Gown Motel; Coming Up For Air)

-----. "Two Happenings in Boston." The New Yorker 8 Oct. 1966: 58 (Keywords: Artists; New York; Boston; Drugs; Alliance of the Arts; "Did Shriner die or make it to New York"; "Hernando Milton,

scion of the gray")

-----. "A War Requiem." The New Yorker 3 May 1969: 37-43 (some Boston, e.g., sections "15 East Cambridge, 1949" and "24 A Walk in Roxbury, 1964")

Slavitt, David R. Turkish Delights (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U P, 1993) (20th c. story, modern Jewish writer, Cambridge) (Jewish-American authors -- Cambridge, Massachusetts;

Family relationships) (Google Books)

Small, David. The River in Winter (New York: Norton, 1987) (Mainly Maine, but some Boston and Revere) (Amazon and Google Books)

Smith, Daniel. A Walk in the City (New York: World Pub. Co., 1971) (successfully [barely] growing up black in Boston) (African Americans) (Google Books)

Smith, Deborah. Sweet Hush (Boston: Little, Brown, 2003) (in oart Harvard students) (Harvard University -- Students; College students -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Love) (Amazon and Google Books)

Smith, Gary. Happy Hours (New York: Harmony Books, 1987) (alcoholics; partly, male main character at college in Boston in 60s; mainly elsewhere) (Amazon and Google Books)

Smith, Gordon Arthur. The Crown of Life (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915 [Google Books]) (part Boston, e.g., "Book I Boston") (rebellious young woman with "love affairs in Boston . . .

to the verge of scandal" The New Outlook 27 Oct. 1915[?]: 525 [Google Books])

Smith, Robert. One Winter in Boston (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1950) (Google Books)

Smith, Helen Michele. Charles Street: A Student Guide ; and The Survivor's Closet (Thesis (M.A.)--Emerson College, 1992) (Beacon Hill (Boston, Mass.); Teenage girls; Suicide; Suicide victims--

Family relationships)

Smith, J. P. The Discovery of Light (hero Boston author) (New York: Viking, 1992) (Authors, American -- Boston, Massachusetts; Husband and wife -- Boston, Massachusetts; Husband and wife;

Men/women relations -- Boston metropolitan area; Extramarital relations -- Boston, Massachusetts; Jealousy in men -- Boston, Massachusetts; Judges -- New York City; Judges' wives -- New York
City) (Amazon and Google Books)

Snyder, Don J. Fallen Angel (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001) (in part, one character "homeless and living on the streets of Boston" Kirkus Reviews) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Night Crossing: A Novel (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001) (pregant 42-year-old Boston housewife plunges into Northern Ireland's troubles; 1998) (Northern Ireland; Intellignece

officers; Political violence; Bombings) (Pub. Des. WorldCat, Amazon, and Google Books)

Sparks, Nicholas. Message in a Bottle (New York: Warner, 1998) (heroine is Boston newspaper columnist) (Ocean bottles; Widowers; Divorced women) (Amazon, especially Front and Back Flaps, and

Google Books)

Spitio, K. Time Has a Way: Another Work of Fiction (San Jose, Calif.: Writer's Showcase, 2002) (Boston/Brighton) (Battered women; Italian American families) (Google Books)

Spooner, John D. The Foursome (Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1993) (1950-90s; Boston suburb of Brookwood (Brookline)) (Upper class -- Boston, Massachusetts; Millionaires -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Businessmen and businesswomen -- Boston, Massachusetts; Golfers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Competition in men; Ambition in men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Staffier, Jane Sarah. Casey and the Boston Freedom Trail ( Boston: B.A.B., 1999) (Juvenile--Ages 9-12) (Cats) (Amazon)

-----. Casey the Beacon Hill Cat Coloring Books #1-4 (Boston: B.A.B., 1999) (Juvenile) (Cats; Freedom Trail)

Stafford, Jean. Boston Adventure (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1944) (1930s; immigrant families; Winthrop; Beacon Hill; Pinckney Street; Back Bay schools) (Kirkus Reviews [Google Books] and

Google Books)

-----. The Catherine Wheel: A Novel (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1952) (upper-class Bostonians; Maine) (Google Books)

-----. "The Liberation." The New Yorker 30 May 1953: 22-30 (heroine plans to move to Boston) (Keywords: Teachers; Old Age; Engagement; Colorado)

Stapleton, Leo [former Boston Fire Commissioner]. Billy Simpson's Journals (Dover, NH: DMC Associates, 2004) (lightly fictionalized history) (Holden, Donald--fictional character) (Boston, MA; Fire

Chiefs ) (Summary, AdmiralFire-Police-Rescue [accessed 16 Mar. 2008]) re fighters -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fire extinction -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Action; Adventure)
(Google Books)

-----. Deputy: A Novel (Dover, NH: DMC Books, 2006) (Fire fighters; Fire extinction) (Holden, Donald--fictional character) (Fire fighters -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fire extinction -- Massachusetts --

Boston) (Summary, [accessed 15 Mar. 2008])

-----. DFC (Dover, NH: DMC Books, 2002) ("concludes soon after . . . September 11th, 2001" [Admiral]) (Holden, Bill--fictional character) (Summary, AdmiralFire-Police-Rescue [accessed 16 Mar.

2008]) probation; Holden, Bill--fictional character) (Fire fighters -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fire extinction -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

-----. Fire and Water (Boston: DMC Associates, 1992) ("post World War II . . . through the 1970s" [Biblio]; arson investigations in Boston during the 70's) (Fire fighters -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fire

extinction -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Brief Summary, [accessed 16 Mar. 2008])

-----. Jakes (Boston: DMC Associates, 1994) ("'Jakes' is a term Boston Firefighters use to refer to one another" [Hamm]) ((Fire fighters -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Fire extinction -- Massachusetts --

Boston) (Ron Hamm, Brief Summary, The Dispatch July/August 2006:11 [accessed 16 Mar. 2008])

-----. Lufts (Dover, NH: DMC Associates, 1998) ("Lieutenant in the Boston Fire Department" [Booger McCaul, Wicked Good Guide to Boston English, accessed 16 Mar. 2008]) (Fire fighters --

Massachusetts -- Boston; Fire extinction -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

Stapp, Emilie Blackmore. The Little Streets of Beacon Hill (J.F. Olsson & Co, 1928)

Starbuck, George. "Aspects of Spring in Greater Boston." The New Yorker 12 Apr. 1958: 48 (Keywords: Spring; Boston)

-----. "Communication to the City Fathers of Boston." The New Yorker 24 Oct. 1959: 47

-----. "The Unhurried Traveller in Boston." The New Yroker 15 Oct. 1960: 46 (poem)

Steel, Danielle. Kaleidoscope (New York: Delacorte Press, 1987) (one sister raised partly in Charlestown) (Sisters; Family life; Adoption; Paris) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Lone Eagle (New York: Delacorte Press, 2001) (starts Christmas time 1940 with heroine a 17-year-old Boston debutante and ends in the 70s) (Aeronautical engineers; Air pilots) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Stern, Richard G. Other Men's Daughters (New York: Dutton, 1973) (Harvard) (Cambridge (Mass.); Middle-aged men; College teachers; Biology teachers; Young women) (Google Books)

Stone, Andrew K. All Flowers Die: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: So There Books, 1999) (Boston music scene in the mid 80s) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Disappearing into View: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: So There Books, 2001) (Homeless persons; Fathers and sons) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stone, Jean. Places by the Sea (New York: Bantam, 1997) (romance; heroine, Boston TV celebrity; mainly Martha's Vineyard) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stone, Katharine. Love Songs (New York: Zebra Books, 1991) (mainly Long Island, but some Boston area, e.g., "Chapter Fifteen Cambridge, Massacusetts September 1974") (Long Island (N.Y.))

(Amazon and Google Books

Stone, Phoebe. Sonata #1 for Riley Red (New York: Little, Brown, 2003) (Elementary and junior high school) (Cambridge; early 1960s) (Emotional problems; Family problems; Animals--treatment;

Elephants; Pianos; Apartment houses; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Storey, Gail Donohue. God's Country Club: A Novel (New York: Persea Books, 1996) (heroine, raised in Boston projects, now librarian in Houston; romance; mainly Houston) (Women librarians --

Houston, Texas; Cohabitation -- Houston, Texas; Divorced men -- Houston, Texas; Emergency physicians -- Houston, Texas; Extramarital relations -- Houston, Texas; Rich men -- Houston, Texas;
Adult children of dysfunctional families; Divorce; Children of divorced parents; Single women -- Houston, Texas; Sweeney, Colleen; Houston, Texas) (Amazon)

Stover, John H. The Road Runner: An American Odyssey (Bangor, ME:, 2002) (lots of Boston passages; author born in Brockton) (Family problems; Substance abuse; Hitchhiking)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Stover, Marjorie. Patrick and the Great Molasses Explosion (Minneapolis, Minn.: Dillon Press, 1985) (Juvenile: Grades 1-3) (Molasses; 1919) (Amazon)

Stratton, Robin L. Raising the Pentagon: Three Ancient Socerers Caught in a Time Warp Find Themselves in 20th Century Boston: A New Age Adventure (Wilmington, Mass.: Mockingbird Square,

1990) (science fiction; fantasy) (Albris on "Pentagon" [accessed 16 Mar. 2008]

Strong, Jonathan. The Old World: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, 1997) (Somerville; 1961 to the age of AIDS)) (Gay men; Teacher-student relationships; Caribbean area) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Secret Words: A Novel (Cambridge, Mass.: Zoland Books, 1992) (29-year-old working class Italian-American woman leaves family home to live on her own) (Italian-American women -- Boston, Massachusetts; Racism -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Interracial romance -- Boston, Massachusetts; Self-confidence in women; :Self-actualization (Psychology)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stuart, Sarah Payne. Men in Trouble (New York: HarperCollins, 1988) (late 60s; from Concord to Radcliffe) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. The Year Roger Wasn't Well (New York: HarperCollins, 1994) (Heroine is Harvard grad from WASP liberal Concord) (Young women; Married people) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sun, Chyng Feng (Lolly Robinson illus.) . Mama Bear (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994) (Juvenile--pre-kindergarten-third grade) (Mother and daughter -- Boston, Massachusetts; Chinese-Americans --

Boston, Massachusetts; Chinese-American girls -- Boston, Massachusetts; Money-making schemes for children; Cookie sales; Chinese restaurants -- Boston, Massachusetts; Christmas presents;
Teddy bears; Girls and toy animals; Determination in girls; Resourcefulness in girls; Chinatown, Boston, Massachusetts; Christmas stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sutton, Barbara. "The Send-Away Girl" Agni Online 55 (May 2002) (short story; Brookline; Central Square)

Swann, E. L. Night Gardening (New York: Hyperion, 1999) (Cambridge Bridges of Middlesex County) (Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients; Landscape architects;

Middle-aged persons; Cambridge; Widows) (Amazon and Google Books)

Swasey, Robert. Kendall's Sister (Boston: Little, Brown, 1922 [Google Books]) (Back Bay, Marlborough Street, South End; "Boston society, its atmosphere and its temperament" Pub. adv.

(The Publishers Weekly 18 Feb 1922: 426 [Google Books])

Sycamore, Matt Bernstein, Pulling Taffy (San Francisco: Suspect Thoughts Press, 2003) (Starts mid-90s Boston; Gay men; autobiographical fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Talamini, Tia. Mrs. Iacapucci and the Right Combination (Somerville: Tia Talamini Project, 1991)) (Short stories, North End, East Boston,Somerville) (Italian Americans)

Talley, Linda. Emily Breaks Free (Primary school) (Kansas City, Mo.: MarshMedia, 2000) (Freedom Trail) (Dogs; Bullies; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Tavares, Matt. Zachary's Ball (Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick P, 2000) (Juvenile; ages 7-12) (Baseball; Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Tea, Michelle. The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America (New York: Semiotexte; Santa Monica, CA: Smart Art Press, 1998) (Chelsea; working class) (Lesbians)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Rent Girl (San Francisco: Last Gasp, 2004) (Prostitution; Chelsea girl) (Lesbians; Lesbians -- Comic books, strips, etc.; Sex-oriented businesses -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Thayer, Nancy. Between Husbands and Friends (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999) (1981-1998; Sussex, a fictional Boston suburb; Nantucket; "finale, set in Boston's Children's Hospital" [Publishers

Weekly, Amazon]) (Marriage; Female friendship; Man-woman relationships) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Custody: A Novel (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001) (Cambridge/Boston; Middlesex County Family Court) (Custody of children; Women judges) (Amazon and Google)

-----. Family Secrets (New York: Viking, 1993) (in part radical/bohemian Radcliffe in 1939-40s; FBI) (Mothers and daughters; Women) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Nell (New York: W. Morrow, 1985) (38-year-old divorced woman in Boston) (Google Books)

-----. Spirit Lost (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1988) (main characters "move from an apartment in Boston to a Victorian house on Nantucket" [Publishers Weekly, Amazon]; ghost story; one return trip

to Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Theo, John. Business Casual (unpublished [?] screenplay; new CEO living on Beacon Hill) (Writing

-----. Cape Ann (unpublished [?] murder mystery involving Cambridge software company) (Writing

-----. Seasons Change (unpublished [?] comic play; two high school boys growing up north of Boston in the 1980s) (Writing

Theroux, Paul. Doctor DeMarr. In Half Moon Street: Two Short Novels (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984) (Amaxon and Google Books and last half of Alice McDermott's review "Ravishing Witch,

Ph.D" New York Times Book Review 28 Oct. 1984: 35 [accessed 16 Mar. 2008])

-----. A Judas Memoir. In The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro and Other Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004: 111-224) (four short stories about growing up in Medford in the 50s) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Picture Palace: A Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978) (love; Cape Cod, mainly, and elsewhere, but two key Boston scenes, pp. 56-57 at Symphony Hall and 121-33--South Station, Atlantic

Avenue, rowing on Charles with photos of event, p. 140) (Women photographers; Older women; Art) (Amazon and Google Books)

Thomas, Maria. "Back Bay to the Bundu." The New Yorker 22 Apr. 1991: 36-41 (old Boston woman moves to Kenya) (Keywords: Africa; Old Age; Kenya; Miracles)

Thompson, Maynard. F. Dreams of Gold (New York: Warner Books, 1999) (red-haired daughter of Japanese mother and American father leaves Boston to train in Japan; Japanese culture; Japanese

gangsters; Romance)(Women figure skaters; Olympics; Americans--Japan) (Amazon and Google Books)

Thon, Melanie Rae. First, Body: Stories (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997) (some set in Combat Zone; note also "Xmas, Jamaica Plain" 89-97) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Girls in the Grass: Stories (New York: Random House, 1991) (11 stories; "Sisters" Combat Zone murder 225-56)

Toma, T.L. Border Dance: A Novel (Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University 1996) (Boston businessman in Mexico) (Middle-aged men -- Boston, Massachusetts; Middle-aged men -- Mexico; Midlife

crisis in men; Young women -- Mexico; Men/women relations; Businessmen and businesswomen -- Mexico; Americans in Mexico; Men's dreams; Loss (Psychology); Alcoholic men; Middle-aged
men -- Relations with younger women; Disillusionment in men; Interethnic relations; Travelers, American -- Mexico; Intergenerational relations) (Amazon and Google Books)

Torra, Joseph. Gas Station: A Novel (Cambridge: Zoland, 1996) (60s; Medford; working class) (Service stations; Fathers and sons;Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Train, Arthur [Cheney]. Ambition (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928) (hero, Harvard Class of 1924 [good 30 pages (Bail 317-18)]]; later Law School instructor; mainly New York) (Man-woman

relationships; Legal stories; Marriage; New York (N.Y.) ) (Google Books and Brief Summary/Review, Time 26 Mar. 1928 [accessed 3 May 2008])

Wagner, Charles Abraham. "Miracle in Boston." (The North America Book of Verse. Henry Harrison, 1939: 375) (poem; Sacco and Vanzetti)

Travers, Jack. The Price of Love (Otsego, MI: PageFree, 2002) (Somerville; Irish; Italian) (Friendship; Love stories; Criminals) (Amazon and Google Books)

Trench, P. S. Le Poer. "Progress in Boston." The New Yorker 12 Sep. 1936: 78 (brief poem) (Keywords: Boston Transcript)

Tribune, George. "The New Boston (1)." (San Fernando Poetry Journal 18.4 (1996): 29) (poem)

Tuckman, Bruce W. Long Road to Boston (Tallahassee, Fla.: Cedarwinds, 1987) ("Inspired by his own racing experience, this author and avid runner creates a passionate story about a

man’s race from Hopkinton to Boston." The Ultimate Guide to the Boston Marathon <> 10 Jan. 2007) (Marathon running) (Amazon and Google Books)

Tunis, John Roberts. The Duke Decides (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1939) (1938 Olympic Games) (Track and field; Olympics; Harvard University; Running) (Google Books; Bail 341-42)

-----. Iron Duke (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1938) (Juvenile--secondary school) (western school boy and Harvard prep traditions) (Universities and colleges; Track and field)

(Google Books; Bail 333-36)

Turtledove, Harry. The Great War: American Front (New York: Del Ray/Ballantine Books, 1998) (one major character Boston fisherman; alternative history of World War I; Confederacy fights on allies'

side, U.S. on German side) (World War, 1914-1918 -- United States--Fiction; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865--Fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Updike, John. "The Christian Roommates." The New Yorker 4 Apr. 1964: 44-74 (Harvard roomates in early 50s) (Keywords: Religion; Harvard University; College Students)

-----. "Domestic Life in America." The New Yorker 13 Dec. 1976: 43-49 (divorce and romance in Boston and suburbs) (Keywords: Divorce; Christmas; Families; Boston, Mass.)

-----. "Elsie By Starlight." New Yorker 5 May 2004 (accessed 14 Jan. 2008) (MIT;Sex; Love)

-----. "Giving Blood." The New Yorker 6 Apr. 1963: 36-41 (suburban Maples give blood in Boston) (Keywords: Marriage; Boston; Blood Donors)

-----. "Here Come the Maples." The New Yorker 11 Oct. 1976: 38-43 (divorce in Cambridge) (Keywords: Divorce; Marriage; Massachusetts)

-----. "From the Journal of a Leper." The New Yorker 19 Jul. 1976: 28-33 (leper in Boston) (Keywords: Potters; Love; Lepers; Boston, Mass.; Journals; Psoriasis; Skin Disease)

-----. "Gesturing" (Playboy Jan. 1979; rept. The Best American Short Stories of the Century. Ed. John Updike and Katrina Kenison. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999: pp. 565-75) (view of Hancock

Building with its falling windows)

-----. "Leaf Season." The New Yorker 13 Oct/ 1986: 47-72 (four Boston families in Vermont) (Keywords: New England; Vermont; Autumn; Families; Weekends)

-----. "My Lover Has Dirty Fingernails." The New Yorker 17 Jul. 1965: 28-31 (visit to psychiatrist in Boston) (Keywords: Boston; Psychiatrists; Adultery)

-----. "Marching Through Boston." New Yorker 22 Jan. 1966: 34-38 (accessed 14 Jan. 2008) (Keywords: Negroes; Boston, Mass.; Civil Rights Movement)

-----. Roger's Version (parallels to Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter)(New York: Knopf, 1986) (Religious educators; God--Proof--Data processing; Computer hackers;

Man-woman relationships; Adultery) (Amazon and Google Books)

Valdes-Rodriguez, Alisa. Dirty Girls On Top (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2008) (sequel to below; same main characters; one main character Boston Herald columnist) (Hispanic American women;

Female friendship; Boston (Mass.); New Mexico) (Author's Website for first review and commentary and Review/Summary, Tantor Unabridged Audibooks [both acessed 30 Apr. 2008])

-----. The Dirty Girls Social Club (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003) (Boston University students and ten years later) (Hispanic American women; Female friendship) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Vanderbilt, Gloria. The Memory Book of Starr Faithfull (New York: Knopf, 1994) (historically based; child sexual abuse by Boston Mayor Andrew J. Peters beginning in 1917) (Girls; Young women;

New York) (Amazon and Google Books)

Van Vorst, Marie. Tradition (Boston: Small, Maynard, 1921) (partly Boston) (Googlr Books)

Vassanji, M. G. Amriika (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1999) (in part, international students in Cambridge; 1968+) (Africans in the United States; Foreign students -- Cambridge, Massachusetts;

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements) (Amazon and Google Books)

Verghese, Abraham. "Needs." The New Yorker 14 Oct. 1991: 52-58 (hero battles AID in Boston) (Keywords: Boston; Robberies; Homosexuals; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

Vivante, Arturo. "The Waiting Room." The New Yorker 20 Mar. 1965: 40-45 (Boston Lying-In Hospital) (Keywords: Death; Boston; Hospitals; Pregnancy)

Vroom, Barbara. "Weekend Confrontation with the Soc. Rels." The New Yorker 2 Dec. 1967: 199-212 (junior faculty, Harvard [fictional?]"Social Relations Department") (Keywords: Colleges; Harvard

University; Visits; Hippies; Social Relations)

Wadsworth, Ann. Light, Coming Back: A Novel (Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 2001) (Cambridge; dying husband and developing lesbian love) (Hospital patients; Terminally ill; Lesbians) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Wahtera, John. Love in a Proper City: A Novel (New York: W. Morrow, 1982) (poor decaying Brahmins struggling in the Back Bay) (Google Books)

Wainwright, Virginia. A Boston Artist in Quebec: And Other Love Stories (Brookline, MA : V. Wainwright, 1922 [Google Books]) (Upper-class; 36 pages)) (Google Books)

Wakefield, Dan. Home Free (New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1977) (Combat Zone; late 60s; starts in Boston but mainly elsewhere) (Google Books)

-----. Starting Over (New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, 1973) (1979 film; male main character starts over in Boston) (Divorced men; Remarried people) (Google Books)

Walker, Mildred. The Orange Tree. Ed. Carmen Pearson (Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2006) (1970s; two families in Boston) (Married people; Older couples; Marriage) (Amazon and Google Books)

Walker, Walter. The Appearance of Impropriety (New York: Pocket Books, 1993) (Boston owner of SF team; Boston lawyer/agent hero; defenestration in Boston) (Professional basketball teams -- San

Francisco, California; Basketball team owners -- Boston, Massachusetts; Jewish-American lawyers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Professional basketball -- Corrupt practices; Sportswriters -- San
Francisco, California) (Google Books)

Wallace, David Foster. "An Interval." The New Yorker 30 Jan. 1995: 80-85 (hero, "a member of the live-in Staff at Ennet House, a detox center in Boston" Abstract) (Keywords: Alcoholics Anonymous;

Alcoholics; Drug Addicts; Detox Centers)

Wallens, Scott. Betrayal (New York: Puffin Books, 2002) (Series: Sevens, Week 6; in part, Boston College football) (Brothers; Teenagers -- Conduct of life; Friendship) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ware, Richard Darwin. Rollo's Journey to Washington: A Narrative of Contemporaneous Travel and Adventure, with Descriptions of Episodes Occurring During a Sojourn in the Capital City of

Our Country in Time of War, Particularly Adapted to the Perusal of Youthful Persons of Any Age (Boston, Mass.: Page Co., 1919 [Google Books]) ("Chapter III At the Parker House";
"Chapter IV In Boston"; satire; World War I) (Pub. Des. [Google Books])

Ware, Shirley Gerald. Somebody Too (Publisher's Circulation Corp., 1998) (alcoholics in downtown Boston) (Alcoholics; Alcoholism) (Amazon)

Warren, Constance M. The Phoenix (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1917 [Google Books]) (marriage and [thoughts of ?] infidelity on Beacon Hill and less reputable wards)

(Pub. Des. Atlantic Monthly Mar. 1917: 273 [Google Books])

Warren, Pat. A Home for Hannah (New York: Silhouette Books, 1996) (Romance) (Family; Agency (Law); Lawyers; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books and Brief Review, RomanticTimesBookReviews

[accessed 16 Mar. 2008])

Warren, Rosanna. "Island in the Charles." The New Yorker 21 Sep. 1998: 90 (Keywords: Death; Mothers; Night; Evening; Charles River; Boston, Massachusetts; Mind; Crashaw, Richard; Taking the well-worn path in the mind though dusk encroaches; Alleys)

Warsh, Lewis. Agnes & Sally (New York: Fiction Collective, 1984) (Mainly elsewhere, but Agnes studies acting at Emerson College for three years and marries in Boston) (Google Books)

Wartski, Maureen Crane. The Face in My Mirror (New York: Fawcett Juniper, 1994) (Juvenile--ages 11+) (Vietnamese in Boston; Restaurant; Iowa) (Adoption) (Amazon and Google Books)

Weale, Anne. All My Worldly Goods (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987) (several major Boston characters, including an heiress; romance; marriage; inheritance and guardianship; also set in New York,

England, Paris, Barbados) (Women -- England; Aristocracy -- England; Love stories, English; Orphans; Married people) (Amazon and Google Books)

Weber, Janice. The Secret Life of Eva Hathaway (New York: Donald I. Fine, 1985) (husband's family, wealthy, proper Bostonians) (Women composers; Singers) (Google Books and Brief Excerpt and

Blurbs, [accessed 17 Mar. 2008])

Wechsberg, Joseph. "The Sleepy Piano Player." The New Yorker 13 May 1944: 25-28 (Boston widow) (Keywords: Musicians; French Steamers)

Weinstein, Debra. Apprentice to the Flower Poet Z (New York: Random House, 2004) (mainly set in NY, but "one of the . . . best scenes" occurs "at a Boston poetry retreat" [Lisa Zeidner, "'Apprentice

to the Flower Poet Z.': Live Poets' Society," New York Rime Book Review 8 Feb. 2004: 4) (Poets; Mentoring; Young women; New York) (Amazon and Google Books)

Weitzman, Jacquline. You Can't Take a Balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts (New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2002) (Juvenile--ages 4-8) (many Boston sites) (Museum of Fine Arts;

Balloons; Stories without words) (Amazon and Google Books)

Weld, Elizabeth. "Morning." Shenandoah 52.4 (Winter 2002): ) (short story; 18-year-old in Boston; lottery) (

Weller, George. Not to Eat, Not for Love (New York: Smith & Haas, 1933) (Harvard from a student's point of view) (Google Books; Bail 321-26)

Welles, Patricia. Babyhip (New York: Dutton, 1967) (partly set in the 60s in Harvard Square/Cambridge; rebellious female teenager; Detroit; Jewish Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wells, Amos Russel. "On Boston Common." (The Collected Poems of Amos R. Wells Christian Endeavor World, 1921: 30) (poem)

Wensberg, Peter C. The Last Bastion (Sag Harbor, N.Y.: Permanent Press, 1995) (Comedy) (Men--Massachusetts--Boston--Societies and clubs; Sex discrimination against women) (Amazon and Google


West, Dorothy. The Living Is Easy (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1948) (1865-1919; present [1914-19] in Boston, past in South and Springfield; Beacon Hill; West End; South End; Brookline-Roxbury

line; African-American elite) (African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Prologue to a Life." Saturday Evening Quill April 1929; rpt. Ebony Rising: Short Fiction of the Greater Harlem Renaissance Era, ed. Craig Gable [Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana U P,

2004: 287-96]) ("prototype" to The Living Is Easy (Sharon Lynette Jones, Rereading the Harlem Renaissance: Race, Class, and Gender in the
Fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West, Greenwich, CT: Greenwood, 2002: 135 [Google Books])

White, E[lwyn].B. "Boston Is Like No Other Place in the World Only More So." The New Yorker 1 Oct. 1949: 32 (poem)

-----. The Trumpet of the Swan (New York: Harper & Row, 1970) (Juvenile--ages 8-12) (Chapters 14-15 take place in Boston; Swan boats; Public Garden; Ritz Carlton) (Trumpeter swans;

Swans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "A Weeekend with the Angels." The New Yorker 22 Jan. 1944: 18-20 (surgery in Boston) (Keywords: Hospitals)

White, Eliza Orne. The Wares of Edgefield (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909) ("conventional girl from Boston . . . [c]onstrasts of life in town and country" [Ernest Albert Baker,

A Guide to the Best Fiction in English 1913 (Google Books, accessed 14 Jul. 2009)])

White, Ellen Emerson. Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: The Diary of Molly Mackenzie Flaherty (New York: Scholastic, 2002) (Elementary and junior high school) (15-year-old Boston high school

student) (Christmas 1976-May 1968) (Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Nineteen sixties; Brothers and sisters; Diaries) (Amazon and Google Books)

Whitefeather, Sheri. Sleeping with Her Rival (New York: Silhouette Books, 2003) (PR scandal in Boston; romance) (Scandals; Public relations personnel) (Amazon and Summary, Albris [accessed 17

Mar. 2008])

Whitney, Don[ald Patrick]. Leather Lungs & Wheat Lights. In The Loo (Dover, N.H.: DMC Associates, 2001)(Short novel in collection with other stories; Fire Dept.: "members of Engine 4 and Ladder 3

during the late 1950s" [publisher]) (Fire Service; Portland, ME.; Firefighters) (Boston connection?)

Whitty, Francis F. Crossings (Boston: Emerson C. Thesis/dissertaion, 1995) (Irish immigrant heroine in "turn-of-the-century Boston and Ireland") (Man-woman relationships -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Man-woman relationships -- Ireland; Adultery; Mothers and sons; Love stories)

Wild, Patricia. Swimming In It (Gaithersburg, MD: Flower Valley Press, 1998) (battered women's shelter in Davis Square, Somerville) (Amazon and

Summary/Interview, Doug Holder [accessed 17 Mar. 2008])

Williams, Dennis A. Somebody’s Child: A Novel (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997) ("A family drama centering on two estranged brothers reunited by tragedy during a turbulent period for

race relations—1970’s Boston." [Evanston {IL} Public Library]; Busing crisis) (African American families; African Americans; Stepfathers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Willis, Julia. Reel Time (Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 1998) (Motion picture projectionists; Cambridge (Mass.); Lesbians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wilson, Sloan. All the Best People (New York: Putnam, 1970) (two families from 1920 on; early history Lake George) (Romance; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

-----. "Bearer of Bad Tidings." The New Yorker 8 Mar. 1947: 86-89 (failed Havard doctoral student) (Keywords: Colleges; Veterans)

-----. Ice Brothers: A Novel (New York: Arbor House, 1979) (hero drafted from Boston University into Coast Guard in 1941) (World War, 1939-1945) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "We've Got to Do Something." The New Yorker 11 May 1946: 74-79 (veteran at Harvard) (Keywords: Colleges; Veterans; American Veterans Committee)

Wilson, William E. Every Man Is My Father (New York: Saturday Review Press, 1973) (1650-, but some Boston and Harvard in 1930s-40s) (Family -- United States; United States -- History) (Google


Winer, Delsa. Almost Strangers: A Novel (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000) (one main character, 40-year-old Boston/Cambridge woman; Boston-Athen plane crash; return to Boston near end)

(Survival (after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.); Parents -- Death; Women -- Psychology; Women amnesiacs; Women book collectors; Women -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Triangles
(Interpersonal relations); Extramarital relations -- Cambridge, Massachusetts; Cambridge, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

Winthrop, Clara Bowdoin. Poems, 1919-1930 (archival material; Boston Athenaeum) (Poetry of places -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) -- Poetry)

Wittlinger, Ellen. Hard Love (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999) (Secondary (senior high) school) (male straight and lesbian teenager friends; parental divorce; zines; unrequited

love; Boston's Tower Records; Cape Cod) (Authorship; Underground press publications; Divorce; Identity (Philosophical concept)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wolf, Robert [Leopold]. Springboard (New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927) (Harvard in the teens; Bail 314-15) (Brief Review, F.L.M., The M.I.T. Tech 27 May 1927: 2, and Brief Review, Time 2

May 1927 [both accessed 3 May 2008])

Wolfe, Swain. The Lake Dreams the Sky: A Love Story (New York: Cliff Street Books, 1998) (1990's businesswoman from Boston returns to Montana; post World War II romance) (Drifters;

Demographers; Crow Indians; City and town life; Montana) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wolfe, Thomas. Of Time and the River: A Legend of Man's Hunger in His Youth (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 [Project Gutenberg, Australia]) (in part Wolfe as grad student; "much about

Wolfe but little about Harvard" [Bail 346]) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wolff , Larry. The Boys and Their Baby (New York: Knopf, 1988) (Starts in Boston but mainly San Francisco; English teacher) (Gay men; San Francisco; Gay fathers; Domestic fiction; San Francisco

(Calif.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wood, Ira. The Kitchen Man (Trumansburg, N.Y.: Crossing Press, 1985) (Jewish "Best Waiter in Boston" and would be playwright; romantic comedy) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wood, R.H. Lightning Crashes (New York: iUniverse, 2003) (science fiction; much of the action takes place in Boston) (Google Books)

Woods, Sherryl. Ryan's Place (New York: Silhouette Books, 2002) (Brothers; Bars (Drinking establishments; Boston (Mass.)) (Nancy Wallace, Summary, [accessed 17 Mar. 2007])

-----. Sean's Reckoning (New York: Silhouette Books, 2002) (Single mothers; Firefighters; Boston (Mass.)) (Nancy Wallace, Summary, [accessed 17 Mar. 2008])

Woodward, Solon Timothy. "The Sleepwalker's Map." Shenandoah 50.2 (Summer 2000): (academics in Cambridge/Boston; African Americans) [Litfinder]

Wright, Franz. "East Boston, 1996." [accessed 25 Feb. 2008] God's Silence: Poems (New York: A.A. Knopf, 2006) (personal poem, not intimately tied to place)

Yglesias, Jose. Home Again (New York: Arbor House, 1987) (Boston-based Cuban writer returns to Tampa roots after death of his Brahmin wife) (Cuban American families; Authors; Inheritance and

succession; Young men) (Amazon and and Google Books)

-----. Tristan and the Hispanics (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989). (sequel to Home Again; WASP Boston family vs. Hispanic Florida family)(Cuban-American families; Cuban Americans;

Inheritance and succession; Tampa; Young men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Yoshikawa, Mako. Once Removed (New York: Bantam Books, 2003) (Hiroshima 1945; Boston/England c. 2000) (Stepsisters; Female friendship; Japanese Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Young, Marguerite. Miss MacIntosh, My Darling (New York: Scribner, 1965) (Cousin Hannah, Boston feminist, and many references to Boston; main setting, New England coast) (Amazon and Google


Zabarsky, Marsha. Free Fall (Austin, TX: Banned Books, 1990) (Lesbians -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Sexual abuse victims) (Amazon)

Zaroulis, Nancy. Certain Kinds of Loving (New York: Doubleday, 1986) (romance with baggage in Boston and Cambridge) (Vietnam veterans -- Boston, Massachusetts; Divorced women -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Single-parent family -- Boston, Massachusetts; Family -- Boston, Massachusetts; Mother and child) (Google Books)

Zavarine, Carolyn. Unsafe Haven: A Novel (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2006 ©2001) (elderly residents of Boston nursing home regain their identities) (Amazon and Google Books)

Zuker, David. Uncle Carmello (New York: Macmillan; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993) (Ages 5-9; North End)(Uncles; Italian

Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

21st+ Century (and 20th/21st Century)

Abreau, Julie. Web of Secrets: Never Say Never (New York: iUniverse, 2004) (Ireland; Portugal; 20th century Irish immigrants in Boston) (Lawyers; Immigrants; Organized crime) (Amazon and Google


Adrian, Lara. Kiss of Midnight (New York: Dell, 2007) (Vampire/romance in Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Midnight Awakening (New York: Bantam, 2007) (Vampires -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Revenge) (Google Books)

Ahearn, Celia. Rosie Dunne [UK title Where the Rainbow Ends or Where Rainbows End?] (New York: Hyperion, 2005) (starts in Dublin, but main characters later move [separately] to Boston; epistolary, including e-mail) (Best

friends; Separated friends, relatives, etc; Teenage girls; Teenage boys; Women -- Ireland; Men -- Ireland; Pregnant teenagers; Single mothers; Unwanted pregnancy; Teenage boy/girl relations;
Men/women relations; Friendship; Separation (Psychology); Fate and fatalism; Life change events; E-mail correspondence; Dublin, Ireland; Boston, Massachusetts; Letters; Humorous stories; Chick
lit) (Amazon and Google Books)

Alibrandi, Jana. Mystical Souls (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2005) ("a short story with poems"; romance; Italian Medford) (Google Books)

Allison, Ivory. Naughty Astronautess: Glamour Galore: A Novel (New York: iUniverse, 2007) ("a demented farce" Amazon) (Gay men; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Author's Detailed Synopsis [accessed 26 May 2009]))

Angell, Jeannette L. Madam (Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, 2005) (fictionalized account by author who has written a memoir of being a Boston call-girl by night and teacher in the day) (Sex-oriented

businesses; Escort services; Businesswomen) (Amazon and Google Books)

Arellano, Robert. Fast Eddie, King of the Bees (New York: Akashic Books, 2001) ("near-future dystopia, a future Boston" [Greco]) (Orphan; Oedipus-like orphan situation)(Revolutionaries)

(Diane Greco, Future Boston PIF Magazine [accessed 15 Jan. 2008] and Amazon)

Baggott, Julianna. The Prince of Fenway Park (New York: HarperCollins, 2009) (Ages 8-12) (multi-racial boy about to turn 12 breaks curse; Fall 2004) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Baseball;

Orphans; Fathers and sons; Time travel; Supernatural; Fenway Park (Boston, Mass.) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bar-Lev, Helen. "Sunset in Boston." Ibbetson Street 21 (June 2007): 30 (poem)

Bartolomeo, Christina. Snowed In (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004) (Mainly Portland, Maine, but some scenes in Boston) (Marital conflict; Mothers-in-law; Portland (Me.); Married women; Women

artists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Beacham, I. Sanctuary (New York: Bold Strokes, 2009) (fight for control of Boston fashion design house; romance) (Women fashion designers; Lesbians; Businesswomen; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Beechwood, Beth, Danny Kallis, and Jim Geoghan. Side by Side (New York: Disney P, 2008) (Juvenile) (Zack and Cody; TV series) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.))

Bellamy, Edward. Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (Boston: Ticknor, 1888 [Google Books 1889 ed.]) (Two thousand, A.D.; Social problems; Time travel; Utopias) (Amazon and Google Books)

Beechwood, Beth. Check It Out (New York: Disney Press, 2007) (Juvenile) (#5 in The Suite Life of Jack and Cody Series) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston, (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Bird, Jessica. An Irresistible Bachelor (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004) (romance; John Singleton Copley painting in Boston mansion) (Art restorers; Sisters; Political candidates) (Amazon)

Blair, Sandy. A Highlander for Christmas (New York: Zebra Books, 2007) (18th-c. highlander ends up in 21st-c. feamle Boston antique dealer's bed) (Women antique dealers; Knights and knighthood;

Magic; Magic boxes; Time travel (Future); Christmas; Warriors -- Scotland; Clans -- Highlands, Scotland; Men/women relations; Sexual attraction; Boston; Scotland -- History -- 18th century;
Paranormal romances; Time travel romances) (Amazon and Google Books) .

Boniface, Allie. One night in Boston (Macon, GA: Samhain Publishing, 2008) (romance) (Occult; Love; Boston) (Amazon)

Bowes, Richard. Streetcar Dreams: And Other Midnight Fancies (Hornsea: PS Publishing, 2005) (six stories; gay; some with Boston settings--check) (Fantasy) (Amazon and Google)

Bowker, Richard. Dover Beach (Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1987) (Boston detective in 21st century after nuclear war; cloning) (Google Books)

Breazeale, Ron. Reaching Home: A Novel About Conquering Fear (Wilmington, MA: New Words Press, 2006) (terrorist cell in Boston) (Nuclear power plants; People with disabilities; Nuclear

terrorism; Bioterrorism; Southern states; Boston (Mass.); Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brockmann, Suzanne. All Through the Night: A Troubleshooter Christmas (New York: Ballantine Books, 2007) (Series: Troubleshooters, Book 12; gay FBI agent marries his lover at Christmas time in

Boston; complication; love conquers all) (Christmas; United States. -- Navy. -- SEALs; Weddings; Stalkers -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bryant, Annie. Bad News/Good News (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (multi-cultural Beacon Street Girls of Brookline) (Teenage girls; Friendship; Junior high schools)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Katani's Jamaican Holiday (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008) (BSG) (Google Books)

-----.Out of Bounds (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008) (BSG) (Google Books)

-----. Worst Enemies/Best Friends (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008) (BSG) (Google Books)

Burns, Eric A. Superguy: The League #1 Banter Latte (first issue of online serial; superhero, set partly in Boston/North End, with reader blog comments) (26 Oct. 2007; accessed 17 Mar. 2008)

Caple, Natalie. Mackerel Sky: A Novel (New York: St. Martin's P, 2004) (mainly Montreal, but one main character returns after twenty years in Boston, which appears in references and his stories)

(Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Fathers and daughters; Counterfeiters; Birthfathers; Canada) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cassidy, Carla [pseud. of Carla Bracale]. Rules of Engagement (New York: Silhouette Books, 2004) (Businessmen; Sex in the workplace; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Chamberlin, Holly. Babyland (New York: Strapless/Kensington Books, 2005) (Boston professional singles in their 30s) (Pregnant women; Mate selection) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Back in the Game (New York: Strapless/Kensington Books, 2006) (four divorcées in Boston) (Divorced people; Dating (Social customs)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Summer of US (New York: Strapless, 2004) (three 29+ single young women residents of Boston summer on the Martha's Vineyard; romance; Jewish American; PBS; Upperclass; Chicklit)

(Single women; Mate selection; Dating (Social customs); Female friendship; Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clark, Catherine. The Alison Rules (New York: HarperTempest, 2004) (mainly suburban Boston, but some Boston scenes) (secondary (senior high) school) (Death; Grief; Best friends; Friendship;

Newspapers; High schools; Schools) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clark, Seneca and Sandy Giardi. Lily + the Imaginary Zoo (Boston: Three Bean Press, 2005) (Juvenile) ("five actual [Boston] public pieces of art" Amazon Rev.) (Boston (Mass.); Animals) (Amazon and

Google Books)

----. illus. Julie Decedue. Frankie Goes to Fenway: the Tale of the Faithful, Red Sox-loving Mouse (Boston: Three Bean Press, 2008) (Juvenile) (New England mouse vs. New York cat)

(Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Fenway Park (Boston, Mass.); Mice)

Clarke, Richard A. Breakpoint (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007) (Terrorists in Cambridge/Boston+ in 2012) (Terrorism; Terrorism--Prevention) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clarke, Stephen. Merde Happens: A Novel (New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2008) (in part, British satire of Boston) (British -- United States) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clotho, Lara Z. (pseud. of Lara Zielinsky). Boston Public (Ronnie/Margaret) Stories (; accessed 17 May 2009) (fan fiction based on T.V. series with added character(s); Romance)

----. "Coming Home" (c. 2005)

-----. "Last Night Out" (c. 2005)

-----. Conflict of Interest" (2006)

Cohen, Leah Hager. House Lights (New York: W.W. Norton, 2007) (Boston family; theatre; therapists) (Family secrets) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cohen, Tish. Town House (New York: HarperCollins, 2007) (Beacon Hill) (Agoraphobia; Inheritance and succession; Single fathers; Women real estate agents; Foreclosure) (Amazon and Google Books)

Colgate, Betty Joyce. Homily Grits and All the Fixin's, or, Nuthin' Interestin' Ever Happens 'Round Here (Tucson, Ariz.: Wheatmark, 2007) (last story set in Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts)

(City and town life; Women; Georgia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cook, Claire. Multiple Choice: A Novel (New York: Viking, 2004) (South Shore) (Middle-aged women; Young women; Women college students; Mother and daughter; Parents of college students;

Adult education; Universities and colleges; Community colleges; Internship programs; Radio stations; Radio talk show hosts and guests; Family relationships; Husband and wife; Married people;
Massachusetts; Boston; Humorous stories; Domestic fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Summer Blowout (New York: Hyperion, 2008) (heroine works in her Boston-based family hair and make-up salon chain) (Beauticians; Divorced women; Family problems; Family businesses;

Love stories (Comedy); Chick lit) (Amazon and Google Books)

Corgiat, Jerri. Take Me Home (New York: Signet Eclipse, 2007) (romance) (Young women -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Widows; Missouri) (Google Books)

[Plenty of Missouri (also name of daughter), but check for Boston.]

Crandall, Susan. Promises to Keep (New York: Warner Forever, 2005) (romance; in part, woman Boston pediatrician moves to small town Indiana with baby of murdered patient; opens in Boston )

(Women physicians; Mother and child; False personation) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cross, Claire. One More Time (New York: Berkley Sensation, 2006) (romance; troubled marriage in Boston and New Orleans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Crouse, David. Copy Cats: Stories (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005) (Collection of short stories, two set in Boston: "Kopy Kats" 1-18 [Boston copy center and more] and "Code" 163-87 [?])

(Pyschological fiction, American; Alienation (Social psychology)) (Amazon)

Curry, John A. More Shorts in the Dark (S.L.]: Authorhouse, 2004) (Short stories and sketches; e.g., "The Bus to Foxwoods") (Short stories; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

-----. Some Shorts in the Dark (Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, 2004) (Short stories; Boston (Mass.))

-----. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue (Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, 2006) (short stories, at least one, "An Afternoon in Boston," set in Boston)

(Massachusetts; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Davidson, Mary Janice. Dead and Loving It (New York: Berkley Sensation, 2006) (four novellas; "Santa Claws"--werewolf falls in love with plump Santa on Boston street corner: 1-60; "Monster Love"

--"From the private papers of Richard Will, Ten Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts": 61-149; "There's No Such Thing as a Werewolf"-- heroine lives in shelter on Beacon St.: 151-221)
(Werewolves; Vampires) (Amazon and Google Books)

Delaney, Gail R. Precious Things (Richmond, Ky.: Wings ePress Books, 2005) (romance in the financial district; deaf male; American Sign Language) (Man-woman relationships) (Romantic Times Book

Reviews [accessed 20 Feb. 2008])

Devaughn, Lashonda. A Hood Chick's Story (Lushena Books or S.l.: Streetdreamz Publications, 2007) (Dorchester/Mattapan) (African Americans) (Amazon, Google Books, and

(accessed 22 Feb. 2008)

Diaz, Johnny. Boston Boys Club (New York: Kensington Books, 2007) (Gay men; Gay journalists; Gay bars) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Beantown Cubans (New York: Kensington Books, 2009) (Miami high school teacher transplant in Boston) (Cuban Americans; Gay men -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.) --

Social conditions) (Google Books)

DiPietro, Francis. "Legacy of a Teacher: Henry R. Selvitella and the Mustang." In Swarm of Five (New York: iUniverse, 2006: 55-106) (short stories; hero of story Suffolk University grad; high school

teacher; journalism) (Google Books)

Doctorow, Cory. Eastern Standard Tribe (New York: Tor, 2004 [Google Books]) (computer science fiction; hero nominally employed by Mass. Turnpike Authority; insane asylum outside Boston)

(Time -- Systems and standards; Business consultants; Americans -- Europe; Secret societies; Sleep-wake cycle; Conspiracies; Young men; Europe; Science fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Downer, Ann. The Dragon of Never-Was (New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006) (Juvenile--Elementary and junior high) (heroine based in Boston, but mainly Scotland) (Wizards;

Dragons; Magic; Scotland) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Hatching Magic (New York: Atheneum Books, 2003) (Juvenile--ages 10-14) (13th-century magician in 21st-century Boston) (Eleven-year-old girls; Oglethorpe, Theodora; Wizards;

Dragons; Girls and dragons; Dragon babies; Time travel; Magic; Space and time; Chocolate; Father and daughter; Games; Nannies; Twenty-first century; Boston, Massachusetts; Fantasy fiction,
American) (Amazon and Google Books)

Downey, Annie. Hot and Bothered (Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2006) (divorced mother in Cambridge looking for romance and direction) (Divorced mothers -- Massachusetts; Identity (Psychology))

(Amazon and Google Books)

Durcan, Liam. Garcia's Heart (New York: Macmillan, 2007) (neurologist main character now based in Boston, but mainly Montreal, Honduras, and The Hague; 1980s-2000s) (Neurologists; Physicians;

War crime trials) (Amazon and Google Books)

Edwards, Johanna. Your Big Break (New York: Berkley Books, 2006) (Romance; Boston agency facilitates breakups) (Man-woman relationships; Rejection (Psychology); Separation (Psychology))

(Amazon and Google Books)

Emerson , Kevin. Carlos Is Gonna Get It (New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2008) (Elementary and junior high school) (Peer pressure; Practical jokes; Coming of age; Schools; African Americans;

Boston (Mass.); New Hampshire) (Amazon)

Erwin, Sherri. Naughty or Nice (New York: Kensington Pub., 2008) (romance and supernatural in Boston) (Widows; Construction workers; Gods; Devil; Hades (Greek deity);

Man-woman relationships; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Falla, Jack. Saved (New York: Macmillan, 2008) (fictional aging Bruins goalie) (Hockey) (Amazon and Google Books)

Farrell, Michael. Running with Buffalo (, 2007) (main character in Chapter 13 journeys from Buffalo to Jamaica Plain; Chapter 14 Fenway Park, etc.) (Google Books)

Felber, Adam. Schrödinger's Ball (New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2006) (comic novel partly based on physics, set in Cambridge) (Cambridge; Ex-presidents; Friendship; Physicists; Cats)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Flook, Maria. Lux (Boston: Little, Brown, 2005) (Mainly Cape Cod but some Boston; National Park Service; off season) (Cape Cod; Missing persons; Love stories) (Amazon and Google


Forbes, Charlotte. The Good Works of Ayela Linde: A Novel in Stories (New York: Arcade Pub.: Distributed by Time Warner Book Group, 2006) (part set in Boston as Mexican main character

marries Boston lawyer; 1934-2004 ) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ford, Elaine. The American Wife (Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2007) (short stories, with various setings including Boston, e.g., "The Cocoanut Grove" 34-39) (Amazon and Google Books)

Fortnam, Philip A. Walking Greenbush: A Novel (New York: iUniverse, 2007) (Family; Railroad tracks; Weymouth (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Friend, Natasha. Bounce (New York: Scholastic P, 2007) (Elementary and junior high school) (13-year-old girl and family move from Maine to Boston) (Thirteen-year-old girls; Blended families; Mother

separated families; Remarriage; Schools; Popularity; Family relationships; Moving, Household; Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts; Stepfamilies; Popularity) (Amazon)

Gamble, Adam. Good Night Boston (Juvenile--baby to pre-school) (Yarmouth Port: On Cape Publications, 2005) (Bedtime) (Amazon and Google Books)

Garwood, Julie. Shadow Dance: A Novel (New York: Ballantine Books, 2006) (Boston heroine; mainly Texas) (Businessmen and businesswomen; City life; Small town life -- Texas; Investigations;

Men/women relations; Family feuds; Boston; Texas; Love stories; Romantic suspense) (Google Books)

-----. Slow Burn: A Novel (New York: Random House, 2005) (in part Charlestown, and Boston cop in South Carolina; romance) (Women; Charleston (S.C.); Businesswomen; Attempted

murder) (Amazon and Google Books)

Genova, Lisa. Still Alice (London: Simon & Schuster, 2009) ( Alzheimer's disease -- Patients; Women college teachers -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gessen, Keith. All the Sad Young Literary Men (New York: Viking, 2008) (main characters start as Harvard students) (Young men; Authors) (Amazon and Google Books)

Giangregorio, Kimberly A. Strength of the Heart (Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2005) (Heroine returns to Boston because of family illness) (Early memories; Grief; Holbrook) (Amazon and Google Books)

Gilligan, Carol. Kyra: A Novel (New York: Random House, 2008) (Kyra is Harvard Professor of architecture; Cambridge; fictional Massachusetts island of Nashawena) (Women designers; Man-woman

relationships; Loss (Psychology); Psychotherapist and patient) (Amazon and Google)

Goode, Jon and Lauren; illustrated by Rachel Gregorio. Pitching with the Papelbons (Mansfield, MA: Visualactivity, 2007) (Juvenile--ages 2-7) (childhood of Red Sox pitcher; Little League) (Pub. Des. [ accessed 17 May 2009])

Goodison, Lorna. "Wedding in Roxbury." Fool-fool Rose is Leaving Labour-in-Vain Savannah: Short Stories (Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle Pub., 2005: 88-93) (Short stories, Jamaican; Caribbean

Area) (Amazon and Google Books)

Goodman, Allegra. Intuition: A Novel (New York: Dial Press, 2006) (Cancer--research; Research institutes; Research--Moral and ethical aspects; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Grace, N. B. Double Trouble (Juvenile) (# 2 in series) (New York: Disney Press, 2006) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Gray, T.M. "A Matter of Ethics." Chimeraworld #1, ed. Mike Philbin (, 2005: 43-51) (Horror; bus ride from Portland, Maine, to Boston/Hell) (Google Books)

Halpin, Brendan. Dear Catastrophe Waitress: A Novel (New York: Villard, 2007) (male and female scarred by ex-lovers' songs find romance in Boston) (Rock music) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Donorboy: A Novel (New York: Villard, 2004) (Jamaica Plain--girl orphaned by deaths of her lesbian moms moves in with sperm donor; comedy) (Accident victims--Family

relationships; Fathers and daughters; Custody of children; Mothers--Death; Teenage girls; Birthfathers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. How Ya Like Me Now (New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2007) (Secondary (senior high) school) (Schools; Emotional problems; City and town life; Cousins; Race relations; Interpersonal relations;

Mothers and sons; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Long Way Back (New York: Villard, 2006) (starts Cincinnati, but mainly Boston area; punk rock; Catholic Church) (Widowers; Young men; Rock music; Loss (Psychology)) (Amazon and Google


Hart, JoeAnn. Addled: A Novel (New York: Little, Brown, 2007) (Canada geese invade suburban Boston country club) (Country clubs; Upper class: Geese; Animal rights activists) (Amazon and Google


Hayes, J. G. Map of the Harbor Islands (New York: Southern Tier Editions, Harrington Park Press, 2006) (working class) (Male friendship; Gay men; South Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Now Batting For Boston: More Stories (Binghamton, NY: Southern Tier Editions, Harrington Park Press, 2005) (Baseball; short stories) (South Boston; Irish American

families; Working class families; Catholics;
Gay youth) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. This Thing Called Courage South Boston Stories (London, New York: Harrington Park Press, 2002) (South Boston; Irish American families; Working class families; Catholics; Gay youth)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Heikes, Callie. Postcards from Boston with Sela (Infinity Publishing, 2003) (Turn of the millenium 1999-2000; Red Hat) (Fiction; Romance; Time travel) (Amazon and Google Books)

Henkin, Joshua. Matrimony (New York: Pantheon Books, 2007) (part young, carefree married life in Boston; also Ann Arbor; New York; 1986-2000+) (Marriage; Man-woman relationships) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Hill, Sandra. Pink Jinx (New York: Warner Books, 2006) (romance; heroine, straight-laced Boston lawyer; mainly, New Jersey and at sea) (Diamonds; New Jersey) (Amazon and Google Books)

Horowitz, Laurie. The Family Fortune (New York: William Morrow, 2006) (Beacon Hill; loosely based on Jane Austen's Persuasion [Amazon]; "a romantic comedy -- story of a crumbling family of

Boston Brahmins that focuses on middle daughter Jane who, having lived a long and rather sedentary life in comfortable surroundings, is forced out of the nest at age 38. She must come to terms with
her place in the world and in doing so reconnect with 'the one that got away.'" author) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hospital, Janette Turner. Orpheus Lost: A Novel (New York: W.W. Norton, 2007) (mathematician and Boston/Cambridge subway music performer; terrorists) (Women mathematicians; Musicians;

Australians -- United States; Terrorism -- United States; New England; Orpheus (Greek mythology)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Howard, Eve. Shadow Lane IX: The History of Hugo Sands and Other Stories (New York: Blue Moon Books, 2004) (second story, "Never Trust a Hippie," 15-59, set in Boston, in part in Combat

Zone, but Boston also appears in other stories) (Sexual dominance and submission; Sadomasochism) (Google Books) (Check which stories set in Boston.)

Howard, Shirley Ann. Tales Out of School (Danville, CA: Publishing, 2008) (romance; high school English teacher; BU Ph.D. candiadte in biochemistry) (Scott, Sandra

(Fictitious character); Teachers; English teachers; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hoy, R. Michael. The Diary (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2006 c. 2004) (Boston psychiatrist and radio talkshow wife find mysterious diary) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hoyte, Kirsten Dinnall. Black Marks (New York: Akashic, 2006) (multi-cultural, multi-class heroine born to wealthy Jamaican parents in Cambridge; Harvard; Boston Public Library; 1990s-2000s)

(African American women; Women librarians; Grandparent and child) (Amazon and Google Books)

Hubbard, Crystal. Blame It on Paradise (New York: Kensington Publishing Corp., 2008) (inter-racial romance in Boston) (Legal stories; African American women) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. Mr. Fix-It (Columbus, MS: Genesis Press, 2008) (African-American women authors; Interracial romance -- Boston, Massachusetts; Repairers; Defense mechanisms (Psychology);

Social status; Romantic love) (Amazon and Google Books)

Huff, Kimberly. Tall, Skinny Cappuccino (Denver, Colo.: Mapletree Pub., 2008) ("Christian romance" [publisher]) (Women journalists; Periodicals--publishing; Boston (Mass.); Chick lit)

(Brief Summary, pub. website [accessed 18 Mar. 2008])

Hunt, Tim. Red Heads and White Knuckles (, 2008) ("set in Cambridge and Boston", esp. Harvard Square, "a modern updating of the Bride of Frankenstein")

(Synopsis, author's web site, accessed 13 Jul. 2009)

Hurka, Joseph. Before (early September 2001, just before 9/11) (New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007) (Cambridge (Mass.)) (Amazon and Summary, author's web site [accessed 18

Mar. 2008])

Ireland, Perrin. Chatter: A Novel (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007) (miscommunication in 18-year Bostonian marriage; immediate post 9/11 era) (Married people;

Husband and wife; Marriage; Remarriage; Remarried persons; Children of single parents; Hispanic-American women; Extramarital relations; Communication in marriage) (Amazon and Google Books)

James, Melissa. The Bridegroom's Secret (Toronto and New York: Harlequin, 2008) (Romance) (Millionaires; Weddings -- Planning; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Jin, Ha. A Free Life (New York: Pantheon Books, 2007) (hero starts as Chinese grad student at Brandeis; Tiananmen Square; mainly Atlanta) (Chinese -- United States; Immigrants -- United

States; Poetry -- Authorship; Poets) (Amazon and Google Books)

Jump, Shirley. The Angel Craved Lobster (New York: Zebra, 2005) (romance and recipes; country girl in Boston) (Amazon and Google Book)

-----. The Bride Wore Chocolate (New York: Kensington 2004) (romance with Boston backdrop) (Women owned business enterprises) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Devil Served Tortellini (New York: Zebra, 2005) (romance; food; Boston chef) (Cooks; High school reunions; Man-woman relationships; Boston, MA) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kawa-Jump, Shirley. The Bachelor Preferred Pastry (New York: Zebra Books, 2006) ("most eligible bachelor in Boston"; romance; food) (Women cooks; Bakers; Rich people; Pastry industry) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Kalotay, Daphne. Calamity and Other Stories (New York: Doubleday, 2005) (several stories set in Boston and suburbs, e.g., "The Man from Allston Electric") (Check for other stories.)

Kenson, Stephen. Crossroads (Shadowrun 36) (New York, London: ROC, 1999) (Boston, 2060; magic; gangsters; corporate evil; fantasy) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Technobabel (New York: Roc, 1998) (Series: Shadowrun 31) ("the Rox, a section of the Boston sprawl" [ Alexandra von Thorn, Review, The SF Site 1998 (accessed 18 Mar. 2008)];

science fiction) (Boston (Mass.); Cyberspace; Mercenary troops; Twenty-first century) (Amazon and Google Books)

King, M. C. Room of Doom (Juvenile) (#3 in The Suite Life of Jack and Cody series) (New York: Disney Press, 2006) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

-----. Zack Attack (Juvenile) (#4 in The Suite Life of Jack and Cody series ) (New York: Disney Press, 2006) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

King, Mel. Streets: Poem Book (Sweet Sensations Publishing, 2008) (African-American political figure, activist, and much more views of Boston street-life; poems; illustrated by Billy Nunez, Susette Duran, Allan Crite, Susan Thompson, Karen Spence)

King, Stephen. Cell (New York: Scribner, 2006) (Cell phones rum amuck in central Boston for first third before hero escapes to Maine) (Cellular telephones; Murderers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Klass, Perri. The Mystery of Breathing (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004) (Boston hospital and physician) (Women physicians; Anonymous letters; Boston (Mass.); Neonatologists; Medical ethics)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Other Women's Children (New York: Random House, 1990) (Women pediatricians -- Boston, Massachusetts; Family -- Boston, Massachusetts; Children and doctors) (Amazon and Google


Kluger, Steve. My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, & Fenway Park (New York: Dial Books, 2008) (Secondary (senior high) school) (three Boston teenagers)

(Interpersonal relations; Friendship; Homosexuality; Humorous stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

Kovacs, Deborah. Catie Copley (Jaffrey, N.H.: David R. Godine, 2007) (Juvenile--kindergarten-grade 3) (black Labrador adopted by Copley Plaza hotel) (Service dogs; Dogs; Hotels, motels, etc.)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Kress, Nancy. "The Mountain to Mohammed." In Visions of Wonder: The Science Fiction Research Association Reading Anthology, ed. David G.

Hartwell and Milton T. Wolf. New York: Tor/Forge, 1996: 585-97 (physician in Boston) (Science fiction; Physicians; Disease; Malpractice) (Google Books)

Lautenslager, Greg. Following the Flame: A Novel (College Station, TX: Virtualbookworm Publishing, 2005) (runner training for Olympics; lots of Boston) (Runners (Sports); Olympics) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Lee, Andrea. Interesting Women: Stories (New York: Random House, 2002) (short stories) (Harvard Yard, Adams House among more exotic locales) (Women; Man-woman relationships) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Lost Hearts in Italy: A Novel (New York: Random House, 2006) (inter-racial Harvard [Adams House, Yard] students marry in Boston, but most set in Italy) (mid-80s-mid oughts) (Women authors;

Americans--Italy; Triangles (Interpersonal relations; Maried people; Rome) (Amazon and Google Books)

Levin, Michael. Veritas (New York: iUniverse, 2007) (Harvard; Twins; Race relations) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lewis, J. Patrick (illus. Amiko Hirao). Tulip at the Bat (New York: Little, Brown, 2007) (Juvenile--K-grade 3) (New York Pets defeat Boston Beasts in World Series) (Thayer, Ernest Lawrence, 1863-

1940. Casey at the bat -- Parodies; World Series (Baseball); Baseball -- Poetry; Animals -- Poetry; Children's poetry, American -- 21st century; Picture books for children, American; Humorous
poetry, American -- 21st century) (Amazon)

Lithgow, John. illus. Igor Oleynikov. Mahalia Mouse Goes to College (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007) (Juvenile--3rd grade+) (2005 Harvard commencement speech)

(Mice; Harvard University; Universities and colleges; rhyme) (Amazon and Google Books)

Lopez, Ralph. American Dream (Virtualbookworm Pub., 2003) (Central Square; street people, not Harvard students; anti-globalization; 1999 to post 9/11) (Amazon and Google Books)

Loosigina, Peter. Waiting for Willie: A Story about People, a Story about Life (Pelham, NH: Gage Hill Press, 2006) (starts in Boston) (Google Books)

Lord, Kenniston W. Return to Cross Island ([S.l.]: Lulu, 2006) (Mainly Maine, but some Boston, e.g., "Chapter 2 Boston, Massachusetts, 1909" and "Chapter 7 Boston, Massachusetts, 1913") (Maine)

(Google Books)

Lupica, Mike. Miracle on 49th Street (New York: Philomel Books, 2006) (Elementary and junior high school ) (Celtics) (Fathers and daughters; Interpersonal relationships; Basketball; Boston (Mass.))

(Amazon and Google Books)

Lyon, Richard K. "The Nun's Demon Lover." Tales from the Lyonheart (, 2007: 20-44) (supernatural; partly Boston; time travel to Paris in 1940s) (Google Books

----. "Skeletons and Other Inhabitants of the Closet." Tales from the Lyonheart (, 2007: 77-87) (Harvard professor; police; terrorism; private detective; FBI)

Lyons, Allan S. Bamboozle! (Lincoln, NE: ASJA Press, ©2006) (Back Bay clubs; Nantucket; revenge; Mob; abused woman main character) (Contract bridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mackenzie, Myrna. The Heir's Convenient Wife (Waterville, Me.: Thorndike/Chivers, 2008) (romance) (Women photographers; Spouses; Weddings; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Macomber, Debbie. When Christmas Comes (Don Mills, Ont.: MIRA, 2004) (House swap to Boston; college professors; romance) (Home exchange; Leavenworth (Wash.)) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Mann, William J. Where the Boys Are (New York: Kensington Books, 2003) (sequel to The Men From the Boys (1997); Boston/Provincetown; turn of the millenium ) (Gay men; Provincetown) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Maya, Love P. "Unschooled." The Valedictorian: Five Short Stories (Writersworld Limited, 2004: ? ) (short story; Revere Beach) (Google Books)(Check for page numbers.)

McArdle, Tracy. Real Women Eat Beef: A Coming-of-Middle-Age Story (New York: Downtown Press, 2007) (Farming; Boston ad agency) (Middle-aged women; Divorced women; Advertising)

(Amazon and Google Books)

McCauley, Stephen. Alternatives to Sex (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006) (Boston realtor; post 9/11) (Gay men; Real estate agents -- Massachusetts ---Boston; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)

McDonald, Megan. Judy Moody Declares Independence (Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2005) (Primary school) (Judy inspired by vist to Boston Revolutionbary War sites) (Responsibility;

Humorous stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

McElroy, Laurie. Star Crazy (The Suite life of Jack and Cody # 7) (Juvenile: ages 9-12) (New York: Disney Press, 2007) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

McFarland, Dennis. Letter from Point Clear: A Novel (New York: Henry Holt, 2007) (mainly Alabama, but some Wellfleet and Cambridge) (Brothers and sisters; Alabama) (Amazon and Google Books)

McGregor, Elizabeth. A Road Through the Mountains (New York: Bantam Books, 2004) (Present time in Boston) (Asperger's syndrome -- Patients; British; Mothers and daughters; Coma; Women

painters; Single mothers; Birthfathers) (Amazon and Google Books)

McKay, Robert. The Girl Who Wanted to Run the Boston Marathon (New York: Elsevier/Nelson Books, 1979) (Juvenile) ("Young love and childhood dreams lead this novel to its finish, while the

Boston Marathon looms as an elusive goal." The Ultimate Guide to the Boston Marathon) (Google Books)

McLarin, Kim. Jump at the Sun ("upscale Boston suburb" Publishers Weekly) (African-Americans; African-American women; Middle class African-Americans; Mother and daughter; Self-sacrifice;

Middle class; Home (Social sciences); Escape (Psychology); Escapism; Family; Suburbs; Isolationism; Free will and determinism; Race relations; Identity (Psychology);
Boston; Domestic fiction) (Google Books)

McQuade, Molly. "The Buddha, in Boston." )The Paris Review 169 (Mar. 2004): 206) (poem)

Meagher, Dermot. Judge Stories (Boston, Mass.: Dermot Meagher, ©2005) (typescript + photocopies of four stories previously published in Doubletake, Spring 2001 and Fall 2002, and five stories

previously published in Boston Magazine, March 2003; "these are stories, plausible or otherwise, that I created out of the cases that have come before me[as judge, Boston Muncipal Court, since
1989]." "Introduction" [unpaginated]) (Legal stories; Judges)

Medwed, Mameve. How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life (New York: Morrow, 2006) (Cambridge) (Also 20th Century)(Antiques roadshow (Television program); Collectors and collecting;

Single women; Chamber pots) (Amazon and Google Books)

----- Of Men and Their Mothers (New York: William Morrow, 2008) (Somerville area; meddlesome mother-in-law and survivor daughter-in-law) (Divorced women; Massachusetts) (Amazon)

Melnyczuk, Askold. The House of Widows: An Oral History (Saint Paul, Minn.: Graywolf P, 2008) (Boston; Rome; Kiev; Vienna; Ukraine; Oxford; 1920s-2006; Boston-born hero learns about his

family's Ukrainian past) (Fathers -- Death; Fathers and sons; Ukrainians; Family secrets) (Amazon and Google Books)

Merullo, Roland. A Little Love Story: A Novel (New York: Shaye Areheart Books, 2005) (politics, love, and cystic fibrosis in Boston in fall 2002) (Cystic fibrosis--Patients; Construction workers;

Governors--Staff; Traffic accidents; Artists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Miller, Pamela Boone. Laurel Grove: A Return to Rebel's Crossing (Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2005) (Quin Knollwood plot takes place in Boston) (Family -- Southern States) (Google Books)

Moffie, Sam. The Organ Grinder and the Monkey (Xlibris, 2008) (one of three major characters, Brookline, Jewish/Irish) (Amazon and Google Books)

Monaco, Sue A. Landing Home (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2006 c. 2004) (some Boston, e.g., "Chapter Eight Boston" and "Chapter Seventeen Boston Blues"; Air Force; Romance) (Amazon and Google


Morris, Stephen Hunter. Stripah Love (Randolph, VT: Public Press, 2005) (Boston Harbor and islands) (Fishing) (Amazon and Google Books)

Mosher, Howard Frank. Waiting for Teddy Williams (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004) (Boys; Vermont; Drifters; Single mothers; Baseball players; Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)) (Amazon and Google


Murphy, Timothy. Graham Place Manor (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (multi-ethnic Boston apartment building) (Amazon and Google Books)

Nelson, Suzanne Marie. Heart and Salsa (New York: Speak, 2006) (Juvenile--grades 7-10) (mother's remarriage forces teenage girl to move from Arizona to Boston; mainly summer in Mexico)

(Interpersonal relations; Foreign study; Schools; Mexico) (Amazon and Google Books)

Noble, Diane. The Last Storyteller (Colorado Springs: WaterBrook P, 2004) (pregnant heroine's boyfriend medical student in Boston) (Pregnant women; Single women; Grandparent and adult child;

Women storytellers; Welsh-Americans; Terminally ill persons; Dementia patients; Grandmothers; Mother and adult daughter; Sisters -- Death; Medical students -- Boston; Storytelling;
Family storytelling; Abortion; Stem cells; Medical ethics; Family relationships; Men/women relations; California; Wales -- History -- 12th century; Christian fiction; Domestic fiction; Love stories;
Adventure stories; Historical fiction; Christian historical fiction; Family sagas) (Amazon and Google Books)

O'Connell, Jennifer. Dress Rehearsal (New York: New American Library, 2005) (heroine Boston cake maker; romance) (Bakers and bakeries; Female friendship; Mate selection; Wedding cakes)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Insider Dating (New York: New American Library, 2007) (Women bankers; Divorced women; Boston (Mass.); Dating (Social customs)) (Amazon and Google Books)

O'Connell, Jenny [Jennifer]. The Book of Luke (New York: Pocket Books/MTV Books, 2007) (Best friends; Friendship; Dating (Social customs); High schools; High school seniors; Teenage

boy/girl relations; Teenage romance; Revenge; Revenge in teenage girls; Schools; Boston; Humorous stories; Chick lit) (Amazon and Google Books)

Olson, Eugenie Seifer. The Pajama Game (New York: Avon Trade, 2005) (Combat Zone; Romance) (Clerks (retail trade); Lingerie industry; Neighbors) (Amazon and Google Books)

Oney, Steven Thomas. "The Queen Is in the Counting Houses." In Captain Underhill Unlocks the Enigma ([Minneapolis, Minn.]: HighBridge Co., 2005) (radio/audio play) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball

team) -- Drama) (Pub. Des., Literature Post [accessed 31 Mar. 2008])

Osber, Matt. Dream Season: Kevin, the Babe and the 2004 Red Sox ([S.l.: The Author], 2004) (Juvenile) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team))

Pachter, Adam Emerson, ed. Fenway Fiction: Short Stories from the Red Sox Nation (Cambridge, MA: Rounder Books, 2005) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Baseball stories) (Amazon and Google


-----. Further Fenway Fiction: More Short Stories from the Red Sox Nation (Cambridge, MA: Rounder Books, 2007) (Red Sox) (Amazon and Google Books)

Paisner, Daniel. Mourning Wood: A Novel (Chicago: Bonus Books, 2004) (Title character born and raised in North End; several brief reminiscence scenes in Boston; Maine) (Absence and presumption of

death; Obituaries -- Authorship; Biography -- Authorship; Identity (Psychology); Amusement parks; Actors; Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Park, Samuel. Shakespeare's Sonnets (New York: Alyson Books, 2006) (1948) (Gay college students -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge; First loves) (Amazon and Google Books)

Patchett, Ann. Run (New York: Harper, 2007) (Boston Irish politician/mayor with two adopted African-American sons) (Family secrets; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon, Google Books, and Leah Hager Cohen,

"Absent Mothers," New York Times Book Review 30 Sep. 2007: 7 [accessed 19 Mar. 2008])

Pennypacker, Sara. illus. Marla Frazee. Clementine, Friend of the Week (New York: Disney-Hyperion Books, 2010) (Juvenile) ( Friendship; Schools; Family life -- Massachusetts;

Lost and found possessions; Cats; Boston (Mass.); Humorous stories)

Perrotta, Tom. Little Children (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004) (parents, children, and playgrounds in a Boston suburb) (parent and child; Child molestors; Married people; Suburban life; Adultery)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Phillips, Carly. Summer Lovin' (Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2005) (romance; hero, upper-class, up-tight Boston lawyer; mainly, New Jersey, but Boston scenes near end) (Atlantic City (N.J.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Picoult , Jodi. The Tenth Circle (New York: Atria Books, 2006) (mainly Maine, but pp. 1-4 and a few other scenes in Boston; Dante; Inferno) (Fathers and daughters; Comic books, strips, etc. --

Authorship; Rape victims; Date rape) (Amazon and Google Books)

Polidoro, J. P. Christmas Chiave--A Boston Novella (Xlibris, 2008) (Italian community; North End; Faneuil Hall; Quincy Market; Santa Claus) (Amazon)

Pomfret, Scott and Scott Whittier. Hot Sauce (New York: Warner Books, 2005) ("romentics"; two Boston men) (Gay men; Fashion designers; Boston (Mass.); Cooks) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Razor Burn ([United States]: BookSurge, 2003) ("romentics"; Boston razor company) (Gay men) (Google Books)

-----. Spare Parts ([S.l.]: BookSurge, 2004) ("romentics") (Gay men) (Amazon)

Poniatowska, Elena. trans. Deanna Heikkinen. The Skin of the Sky (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004) (in part, Mexican astronomer at Harvard) (Harvard University -- Students;

Mexicans in the United States) (Amazon and Google Books)

Popkes, Steven. "The Egg" (Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jan. 1989) (science fiction; see below)

-----. Slow Lightning (New York, N.Y.: T. Doherty Associates, 1991) (space station orphan lives with aunt in Boston; expansion of "The Egg"; science fiction) (Brief Summary, Future Boston [accessed

19 Mar. 2008])

Post, David L. Nothing to See Here: A Novel (Silver Springs, MD: Beckham Publications Group, 2007) (murder?, "borderline psychosis" Amazon) (Psychiatrists; Boston (Mass.))

(Amazon and Google Books)

Purciello, Gerard. The Year They Won: A Tale of the Boston Red Sox (Weston, CT: Brown Barn Books, 2005) (Juvenile--grade 5-8) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Twelve-year-old boys; Boy

baseball fans; Twin brothers; Friends; Cats; Sports; Baseball; Baseball parks; Computers; The Twenties (21st century); Boston, Massachusetts; Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and
Google Books)

Randall, Alice. Pushkin and the Queen of Spades (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004) (in part Harvard University; Detroit; Moscow) (African American women college teachers; Pushkin, Aleksandr

Sergeevich; African American families; Parent and adult child; Interracial dating; Football players; Mothers and sons; Russian teachers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ray, Jeanne. Julie and Romeo Get Lucky (New York: Pocket Books, 2005) (Family-owned business enterprises; Flower vending; Vendetta; Domestic) (Amazon and Google Books)

Reddi, Rishi. Karma and Other Stories (New York: Harper Perennial, 2007) ("Set mostly in the Boston area" [Google Books]) (East Indian Americans; Wichita; Hyderabad (India)) (Amazon and Google


Reed, Kit. The Baby Merchant (New York: Tor, 2006) (one main character is muckraking Boston TV journalist) (Pregnant women; Unmarried mothers; Adoption -- Corrupt practices; Adoptive parents)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Remy, Jerry. illus. Justin Hilton Coast-to-coast with Wally the Green Monster (Chantilly, Va.: Mascot Books, 2008) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Sports team mascots -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

-----. Hello, Wally! (Chantilly, VA.: Mascot Books, 2006) (Primary school) (Sports team mascotts; Fenway Park) (Google Books)

-----. illus. Kevin Coffey A Season with Wally the Green Monster (Chantilly, Va.: Mascot Books, 2008) (Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Sports team mascots -- Massachusetts -- Boston)

-----. Wally the Green Monster and His Journey through Red Sox Nation (Chantilly, VA.: Mascot Books, 2007) (Primary school) (Sports team mascotts; Fenway Park) (Google Books)

Richards, Kitty. Hotel Hangout (Suite Life of Jack and Cody) (New York: Disney Press, 2006) (Juvenile) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books) [Bostonness?]

Richardson, Tracey. Side Order of Love (Ferndale, Mich.: Bella and Enfield: Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2009) (lesbian romance; famous Boston restaurant) (Cooks -- Boston;

Women golfers -- Maine; Vacations)

Rivard, David. Sugartown (St. Paul: Greywolf Press, 2006) (many poems with Cambridge settings) (Google Books)

Roberts, Arlene. Gustavia Browne: A Novel (Springville, Utah: Bonneville Books, 2004) (Boston University) (Young women; Grandparents; Loss (Psychology); Friendship) (Amazon and Brief Summary,

Goodreads [accessed 19 Mar. 2008])

Roberts, Nora. Angel's Fall (New York: G. P. Putnma's Sons, 2006) (heroine traumatized by murders in her Boston restaurant ends up in Wyoming; mainly Wyoming with brief references/accounts to

Boston events) (Wyoming) (Amazon and Google Books)

Robinson, Kim Stanley. "Glacier." Isaac Assimov's Science Fiction Magazine Sep. 1988; rpt. in Robin Scott Wilson. Paragons: Twelve Master Science Fiction Writers Ply Their Craft (New York: St.

Martin's Press, 1996: 143-63) (science fiction; glacier threatens Boston) (Summary, Internet Book List [accessed 19 Mar. 2008])

Robinson, Todd. "Delivery." Danger City: Urban Short Fiction, 2005 (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Contemporary Press, 2005: 17-31) (Roxbury; drug deliveries) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rodgers, Kathy. Finding Ava (Dublin: Poolbeg, 2007) ( Identity (Psychology); Parent and child; Boston (Mass.); Ireland) (Brief Summary [Stirling Council Library, accessed 25 May 2009])

Rossignol, Lewis. Broken Bottles (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (boozer in Boston gets his life together) (Alcoholics; Fathers and sons; Vermont) (Amazon and Google Books)

Rowe, Stephanie. Unbecoming Behavior (New York: Making it, 2004) (Boston law firm; romance) (Women lawyers; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ryan, Mike. Begin With Me (Caspar, WY: Whisky Creek Press, 2006) ("great detail of the Boston area" [Alisha, Brief Review, pub. website (accessed 19 Mar. 2008)]) (Catholic Church; Priests; Irish

Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Safrey, Jen. A Perfect Pair (New York: Silhouette Books, 2004) (Man-woman relationships; Best friends; Marriage; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Shirley Lyons, Review, The Romance Reader

[accessed 19 Mar. 2008])

St. Claire, Rocki (= Roxanne). Hit Reply (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004) (chicklit; all online; Boston based; humorous) (Electronic mail messages; Friendship; Online chat groups; Online dating;

Advertising -- Employees) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Tropical Getaway (New York: Pocket Star Books, 2003) (heroine chef in family North End restaurant; romance; mainly Carribean) (Men/women relations; Women cooks;

Brothers and sisters; Cruise ships -- Caribbean area; Lawyers; Shipwrecks; Hurricanes; Italian-Americans; Islands -- Caribbean area; Tropics) (Google Books)

Sarif, Shamin. Despite the Falling Snow (London: Review, 2004) (Present in Boston; 1950s in Moscow; Stalin; Beacon Hill) (Moscow; Russian--United States) (Amazon and Google Books)

Schindler, Solomon. Young West, A Sequel to Edward Bellamy's Celebrated Novel, Looking Backward (Boston: Arena Pub. Co., 1894 [Internet Archive]) (the education of the son of Julian West

by a rabbi ) (Utopias) (Google Books)

Schneider, Richard H. The Christmas Pea Coat (Nashville, Tenn.: Ideals Children's Books, 2004) (Primary school) (Christmas Eve in Boston) (Christmas; Sharing; Bullies) (Amazon and Google Books)

Scott, Mel. Stealing the Wrong Identity (Scotts Valley, CA: Create Space, 2008) (main character Tufts senior; Boston; Colorado; stolen identity) (Amazon and Novel Website, with links to first

ten chapters)

Shafak, Elif. The Saint of Incipient Insanities (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004) (Somerville, 2003; post 9/11; three grad students--Turkish, Moroccan, Spanish) (Students--Foreign;

Graduate students; Young adults; Immigrants; Friendship) (Amazon and Google Books)

Shankman, Ed. illus Dave O'Neill. The Boston Balloonies (Beverly, Mass.: Commonwealth Editions, 2008) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel)

Shapiro, Dana Adam. The Every Boy (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005) (adolescence in Boston suburb; present--1989)(Teenage boys--Death; Diaries; Loss (psychology); Fathers and sons; Separated

people; New
York; Grief) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sheldon, Heather Barlow. illus. Betsy McLaughlin Seymour's Soaring Red Sox: A Bird's-eye View of the 2004 World Series (Acton, Mass.: Cassiopeia Press, 2005) (Juvenile: ages 4-8)

(Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); Gulls) (Amazon)

Sherwood, Ben. The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud (New York: Bantam Books, 2004) (Marblehead; Ghosts) (Cemetery managers; Brothers -- Death; Missing persons: Revere (Mass.);

Cemeteries; Bereavement) (Amazon and Google Books)

Skerrett, Joanne. She Who Shops (New York: Strapless, 2005) (Boston University MBA student heroine) (African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Sugar vs.Spice (New York: Kensington Books, 2006; New York: Strapless; Godalming: Melia [distributor], 2006) (Breast cancer; Boston newspaper journalist/jazz singer) (Sisters; African

-American women; Female friendships; African Americans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sloan, Susan R. Behind Closed Doors (New York: Warner Books, 2004) (Many scenes in Boston, but mostly Vermont, Seattle, California, and elsewhere; starts in 1950s) (Abused wives; Married

women; Family violence; Problem families; Adult child abuse victims) (Amazon and Google Books)

Smith, David Alexander, ed. Future Boston: The History of a City, 1990-2100 (New York: TOR, 1994) ("a new novel created by an ongoing workshop by eight Boston-

area writers, it's the 21st c. and the city is the only port of entry on Earth for interstellar commerce" [source?]) (Science fiction, American; Twenty-first century) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. In the Cube: A Novel of Future Boston (New York: TOR, 1993) ("a science fiction detective yarn set in a future Boston literally crawling with weird aliens" [Kirkus Reviews]) (Twenty-first century)

(Amazon and Google Books)

----- and Resa Nelson, "The Last Out." In 2041: Twelve Stories About the Future by Top Science Fiction Writers , ed. Jane Yolen (New York: Delacorte Press, 1991) (baseball; last game played at

Fenway Park)

Smith, Zadie. On Beauty: A Novel (New York: Penguin Press, 2005) (Harvard, Roxbury; class; race; gender) (College teachers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Sones, Sonya. One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004) (Elementary and junior high school) (starts in Boston) (Fathers and daughters; Moving,

Household; Actors and actresses; Grief; Interpersonal relations; Homosexuality; Los Angeles (Calif.) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007) (Secondary (senior high) school) (Cambridge High School; Harvard) (Popularity; Self-

esteem; Dating (Social customs); High school; Artists; Novels in verse) (Pub. Des. WorldCat, Amazon, and Google Books)

Stallings, Jim. Tales for Commuters & Other Time Travelers (New York: iUniverse, 2002) (many Boston and greater Boston settings) (Google Books)

Steffen, Sandra. Come Summer (New York: Zebra Books, 2004) (mainly Nevada and New Hampshire, but some Boston scenes/references; romance) (Women artists; Aunts; Sheriffs; New Hampshire;

Twins) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stevenson, No Entanglements (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (Main character based in Boston; high finance; Rock and Roll; Mafia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stolls, Amy. Palms to the Ground: A Novel (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005) (Juvenile--Elementary and junior high) (stiffled Boston 13-year-old boy liberated by visit to Washington State

pen pal; mainly, Washington) (Family life; Only child; Pen pals; Psychotherapy; Self-perception) (Amazon and Google Books)

Stone, Jean. Once Upon a Bride (Thorndike, Me.: Center Point Pub., 2005) (fake male gay) (Female friendship; Middle-aged women; Remarriage; Weddings; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google


Stone, Paul Steven. Or So It Seems (Cambridge: Blind Elephant Press, 2008) ("a Woody Allenish, neurotic, type of guy, who searches for truth, spiritual salvation, and sex, guided by an odd and

avuncular Hindu deity figure . . . in the environs of Boston and Cambridge" Doug Holder) (Amazon)

Stossel, Sage. We're Off to Harvard Square (Beverly, Mass.: Commonwealth Eds., 2004) (Juvenile--ages 9-12) (Harvard Square (Cambridge, Mass.); Cambridge (Mass.); Stories in rhyme) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Strohmeyer, Sarah. Sweet Love (New York: Dutton, 2008) (romance; heroine, Boston TV reporter; Watertown; cooking school) (Single mothers; Mothers and daughters) (Amazon)

Taylor, Julie. The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (Los Angeles, CA: Tokyopop, 2007) (Juvenile) (Boston hotel) (Twins; Hotels; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

Tea, Michelle. Rose of No Man's Land (New York: Random House, 2007) (part Revere Beach) (Teenage girls; Lesbian youth; Poor youth; Dropouts) (Google Books)

Teague, Jason Conrad Cranford. When the Revolution Came (Revolution of 2019 in Boston) (accessed 18 Mar. 2008)

Thayer, Nancy. The Hot Flash Club (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004) (four Boston-area women) (Middle-aged women; Female friendship; Self-actualization (Psychology)) (Amazon and Google


-----. The Hot Flash Club Chills Out (New York: Ballantine, 2007) (Four hot flashers "escape their stressful Boston lives" by summering on Nantucket [Booklist rpted. on Amazon]) (Middle-aged

women; Female friendship; Nantucket Island (Mass.) ) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again: A Novel (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004) (holdover character from first novel is South Boston born, not all of the women are middle-aged; Boston and

environs) (Middle-aged women; Female friendship; Self-actualization (Psychology)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Hot Flash Holidays: A Novel (New York: Ballantine Books, 2005) (characters include paleobiologist at MIT, a native of South Boston, a Boston harbor condo owner; Christmas to Christmas)

(Middle-aged women; Female friendship; Menopause) (Amazon and Google Books)

Theroux, Alexander. Laura Warholic: or, the Sexual Intellectual: A Novel (Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2007) (hero writes a sex column for a Boston magazine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Thomas, Michael. Man Gone Down (New York: Black Cat, 2007) (growing up in Boston bused to suburbs in the 70s; marriage to Beacon Hill Brahmin) (African American men; Brooklyn (New York,

N.Y.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Tibbetts, Orlando. Romance on the River (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2006 ©2005) (romance; Charles River) (Amazon and Google Books)

Tirabassi, Maren C . Footlights and Fairy Dust: Matt and Maria Go to the Theatre (Exeter, N.H.: PublishingWorks, 2007) (Juvenile) (Colonial Theatre (Boston, Mass.); Theatres) (Amazon and Google


Torra, Joseph. Call Me Waiter: An Autobiographical Novel (Boston: Pressed Wafer, 2008) (Waiters; Restaurants; Boston Metropolitan Area (Mass.); Autobiographical fiction, American)

(Brief Summary, SPD [accessed 25 May 2009])

Trevor, Douglas. The Thin Tear in the Fabric of Space (Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2005) (nine stories; "Girls I Know"--male narrator writing dissertation on Robert Lowell at B.U., with rich Boston girl

friend/writer": 15-32; "Central Square": 57-75) (Amazon and Google Books)

Updike, John. Toward the End of Time (New York: Knopf, 1997) (dystopian 2020; mainly north of Boston, with some Boston proper) ( Retired executives; Twenty-first century; Quantum theory)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Villages: A Novel (New York: Knopf, 2004) (Depression to twenty-first century; part MIT undergrad) (Man-woman relationships; Computer programmers; New England; Villages)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Vance, Sheilah. Land Mines: A Novel (Paoli, Pa.: Elevator Group, 2009) (African Americans; Divorce; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Viswanathan, Kaavya. How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life: A Novel (New York: Little, Brown, 2006) (Young women; Harvard University; Life change events; Humorous stories;

Parent and child) (Google Books)

Wallace, David Foster. Infinite Jest: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1996) (fictional Boston suburb of Enfield in near future) (Compulsive behavior; Addicts) (Amazon and Review)

-----. "Several Birds." The New Yorker 27 Jun. 1994: 164-67 (Watertown; Cambridge; 21st Century) (Keywords: Drugs; Massachusetts; Footnotes; Science Fiction; Homeless; Transvestites)

Wasserman, Robin. Hacking Harvard: A Novel (New York: Simon Pulse, 2007) (Object: to get slacker admitted) (Harvard University; Computer hackers; Schools; Wagers;

Conduct of life; School stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

Werlin, Nancy. The Rules of Survival (New York: Dial, 2006) (Young Adult) (Teenage boys -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Child abuse; Brothers and sisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Emotional problems) (Amazon and Google Books)

Widershien, Marc. "King's Chapel Burying Ground." Ibbetson Street 21 (June 2007): 20 (poem)

Willett, Sabin. Present Value: A Novel (New York: Villard, 2003) (post-9/11; Dover; Boston; Nantucket) (Insider trading in securities; Toy industry; Executives) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wilson, N. D. 100 Cupboards (New York: Random House, 2007) (Juvenile: Elementary and junior high school) (fantasy; 11-year-old hero moves from Boston to Kansas when parents kidnapped; mainly

Kansas) (Doors; Magic; Cousins; Family life -- Kansas; Kansas; Space and time ) (Amazon and Google Books)

Wittlinger, Ellen. Heart on My Sleeve (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2004) (Boston heroine) (Eighteen-year-old women; High school seniors; College,

Choice of (for women); Interpersonal relations; Family; Women singers; Women songwriters; E-mail; Love letters; Summer; Actors and actresses; Summer romance; Online romance
Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Secrets; Dishonesty; Proms; High school graduates; Summer employment; Sisters; Brothers and sisters; Family relationships; Coming out (Sexual orientation);
Lesbian; Teenagers -- Coming out; Marriage; Boston; Connecticut; Florida) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Love & Lies: Marisol's Story (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008) (Juvenile--ages 12+) (sequel to Hard Love [1999], starts four months later) (Lesbians;

Authorship; Honesty; Interpersonal relations; Homosexuality; Cambridge (Mass.)) (Review, Worth the Trip [accessed 20 Mar. 2008])

Woods, Roberta Wendy. My Incredible Sex Life: Because You Really Do Want to Know What Goes on in your Neighbor's Bedroom: A Novel (many Boston scenes) (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford

Publishing, 2005) (Amazon and Google Books)

Yaremczuk, Susan. Umbelliferae (Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2006) (New Foundland; part fantasy; part set in Boston) (Google Books)

Young, Karen. Full Circle (Richmond: MIRA, 1999) (suspense/romance; heroine, trauma physician in ER of Boston hospital, but mainly her native Louisiana with past and present mysteries) (Medical

fiction; Louisiana) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ziefert, Harriet and Tanya Roitman (illustrator). I'm Going to Boston to Visit the Ducks (New York: Sterling Pub., 2006) (Juvenile--ages 4-6) (Public Garden) (Ducks; Boats and boating) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Zielinsky, Lara (also under pseud. Clotho, Lara Z.) Boston Public (Ronnie/Margaret) Stories (; accessed 17 May 2009) (fan fiction based on T.V. series with added character(s); Romance)

----. "Coming Home" (c. 2005)

-----. "Last Night Out" (c. 2005)

-----. Conflict of Interest" (2006)


Abel, Kenneth. Bait (New York: Delacorte Press, 1994) (Boston and Athol) (Police; Ex-police officers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ablow, Keith R. The Architect (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005) (Boston-based forensic psychiatrist/detective; Yale; Skull and Bones) (Clevenger, Frank (Fictitious character); Architects; Forensic

psychiatrists; Serial murderers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Compulsion: A Novel (New York: St. Martin's, 2002) (Clevenger, Frank (Fictitious character); Forensic psychiatrists; Fugitives from justice; Children of the rich; Teenage boys;

Twins; Nantucket Island; Infanticide; Murder) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Denial: A Novel (New York: Pantheon Books, 1997) (Lynn; Marblehead) (Clevenger, Frank (Fictitious character); Forensic psychiatrists) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Murder Suicide (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004) (Clevenger, Frank (Fictitious character); Millionaires -- Crimes against; Inventors -- Crimes against; Forensic psychiatrists; Massachusetts;

Epileptics) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Projection: A Novel of Terror and Redemption (New York: Pantheon Books, 1999) (Clevenger, Frank (Fictitious character); Adult child sexual abuse victims; Psychiatric hospital patients;

Forensic psychiatrists; Demoniac possession; Serial murders) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Psychopath (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003) (Boston based forensic psychiatrist; Chelsea) (Clevenger, Frank (Fictitious character); Forensic psychiatrists; Serial murders; Psychiatrists;

Psychopaths) (Amazon and Google Books)

Abrahams, Peter. A Perfect Crime (New York: Ballantine Books, 1998) (Boston affair goes wrong) (Married people; Adultery; Spouses; Murder) (Amazon and Google Books)

Adams, Lorraine. Harbor (New York: Knopf, 2004) (East Boston; Montreal; Brooklyn; pre-9/11) (Algerians; Illegal immigrants; Stowaways; Violence) (Amazon and Google Books)

Adamson, Mary Jo. See 19th Century.

Adler, Elizabeth. The Legacy of Secrets (New York: Delacorte Press, 1993) (19th-20th centuries; Ireland; Irish slums/Back Bay/Beacon Hill; Wall Street) (Connemara (Ireland)) (Amazon and Google


-----. Now or Never (New York: Delacorte Press, 1997) (male Boston police detective and female TV host) (Police; Women television personalities; Serial murders) (Amazon and Google Books)

Adler, Warren. Immaculate Deception: A Novel (New York: Donald I. Fine, 1991) (murder of pro-life female Massachusetts Senator from South Boston; investigation Boston/South Boston; African-

American government investigators vs. white female private detective) (FitzGerald, Fiona (Fictitious character); Women detectives; Washington (D.C.); Homicide investigation) (Amazon and
Google Books)

Alcorn, Alfred. The Love Potion Murders in the Museum of Man: A Norman de Ratour Mystery (Hanover, NH: Zoland Books, 2009) (Aphrodisiacs) (Amazon)

-----. Murder in the Museum of Man (Cambridge, Mass: Zoland Books, 1997) ("modeled on Harvard's Museum of Natural History" [Leland de la Durantaye, "Murder in the Library" Boston

Globe 2 Nov. 2003]) (Unrequited love; Museums; Cannabilism) (Amazon and Google Books)

? 5VPaCoC&dq=%2BFaneuil+%2BBoston+%2Bfiction&lr=&ei=fe-6R4PiB46UzASJ7vzDCw">Google Books)

Aldyne, Nathan [pseud. for Michael McDowell and Dennis Schutz]. Canary (New York: Ballantine Books, 1986) (Boston area based gay male and straight female detectives) (Valentine, Dan

(Fictitious character); Lovelace, Clarisse (Fictitious character); Serial murderers; Gay bars; Provincetown) (Google Books)

-----. Cobalt (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982) (Boston area based gay male and straight female detectives) (Gay bars; Provincetown; Serial murders) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Slate (New York: Villard Books, 1984) (Gay bar in Boston) (Gay bars; Detective and mystery stories) (Amazon and Google Books)

----. Vermilion (New York: Avon, 1980) (Boston area based gay male and straight female detectives; murder in Boston) (Gay bars; Detective and mystery stories; Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Alexander, David. "The Man Who Went to Taltavul's" (1956). Rept. in Murder and Mystery in Boston, ed. Carol-Lyn Rössel Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank McSherry, Jr. (New York: Dember

Books, 1987): 150-63) (19th century; Barnaby's Tavern, Milk Street; narrator influenced by Horatio Alger; John Parker, bodyguard who left unguarded Lincoln's Ford Theater box to get a drink
from Washington bar Tatavul's)

Allbeury, Ted. Pay Any Price (1993; rpt. Due Process [Sutton, Surrey: Severn House, 2004]) (Great Britain. Secret Intelligence Service; Intelligence service -- Great Britain; Mafia; Hallucinogenic drugs;

Brain-washing; Assassination; Hypnotism; The Sixties (20th century); Cambridge, Massachusetts) (Google Books)

Allen, Irene (pseud. of E. Kirsten Peters). Quaker Indictment: An Elizabeth Elliot Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Press , 1998) (Cambridge detective in

Washington State) (Women detectives; Quakers; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Quaker Silence: An Elizabeth Elliot Mystery (New York: Villard Books, 1992) (Women detectives; Quakers; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books

-----. Quaker Testimony: An Elizabeth Elliot Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996) (Women detectives; Quakers; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Quaker Witness: An Elizabeth Elliot Mystery (New York: Villard Books, 1993) (Harvard lab and graduate students) (Women detectives; Quakers; Cambridge; Harvard University) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Allison, Iory. The Family Jewels: A Gay Comedic Mystery (New York: iUniverse, 2004) (Gay men) (Back Bay; Antiquarians) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ames, Sorrell. Listening In (New York: Onyx Books, 1998) (medical mystery in suburban Boston) (Miscarriage; Medical care -- Corrupt practices -- Boston, Massachusetts; Eavesdropping) (Amazon)

Andersen, Jessica S. Meet Me at Midnight (Toronto; New York: Harlequin, 2007) (romance; Boston blackout; kidnapping, and bomb threat) (Secret service; Women computer scientists; Vice-Presidents

-- Crimes against; Kidnapping; Electric power failures -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Boston (Mass.)) (Google Books)

-----. Secret Witness (Toronto; New York: Harlequin, 2004) (romance) (Divorced mothers; Laboratory technicians; Detectives; Kidnappings; Murders; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and

Google Books)


-----. "Remarkable Case of Poisoning in Boston." The Fireside Companion 21 Oct. 1868: 4 (Leroy Lad Panek, Probable Cause: Crime Fiction in America [Madison, WI: Popular Library, 1990: 16 (Google Books)]

Anscombe, Roderick. The Interview Room (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005) (fictional Sanders Institute in Boston) (Psychotherapist and patient; Children of the rich; Prison

psychologists; Prisoners; Stalkers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Virgin Lies (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007) (Girls--Crimes against; Kidnapping; Boston (Mass.); Psychiatrists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Antonovich, Frederick. Marston's File (New York: iUniverse, 2005) (terror; murder; fantasy; night shift of Boston Police Department) (Amazon amd Google Books)

Armington, Peter Z. The Rental (Baltimore: PublishAmerica LLLP, 2007) (South Boston; Chicago) (Wife abuse; Gangsters) (Amazon and Google Books)

Armstrong, Derek. The Game (Largo, FL: Kunati, 2007) (mainly Vermont and California, but some Boston, e.g. "Chapter 11 January 18, 8:11 pm Beacon Hill, Boston") (Serial murderers; Television

actors and actresses; Reality television programs) (Amazon and Google Books

Arnold, JoAnn. Journey of the Promise (Springville, Utah: Horizon Pub., 2005) (Christian romance/suspense; opens with BU graduation) (Rich people; Husband and wife; African Americans;

Murder; Drug dealers; Mormons; Boston (Mass.); Wyoming) (Amazon)

Arnold, Judith. Courting Trouble (Richmond: Mills & Boon, 1998) (Women jurors -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge; Jury duty -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge; Trials (Breach of promise) --

Massachusetts -- Cambridge; Romance)

Atkins, Charles. Risk Factor (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 1999) (fictional "Boston Commonwealth Hospital") (Mentally-ill teenagers; Violence in men; Psychoses; Murder; Schizophrenic teenagers;

Residents (Medicine); Helpfulness in women; Good and evil; Violence against women; Psychological suspense) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ayres, Katherine. Under Copp's Hill (Middleton, WI: Pleasant Co., 2000) (Elementary and junior high school) (1908; North End; Jewish and Italian immigrants; Settlement houses) (Immigrants; Social

settlements; Italian Americans; Orphans) (Amazon and Google Books)

Babson, Marian (pseud. of Ruth Stenstreem). Fatal Fortune (London: Collins, 1987) (heroine Boston heiress; action in Boston and Europe; mystery-romance) (Americans in Luxembourg; Aunts;

Nephews; Rich people; Inheritance and succession; Murder; Women detectives; Luxembourg; Millionaires) (Google Books)

Bachman, Kristina. The First Gentleman (New York: iUniverse, 2004) (Boston talk-show host becomes first woman president and her MD husband the fiirst first gentleman) (United States --

Politics and government; Presidents' spouses -- United States; Conspiracies -- United States) (Amazon and Google Books)

Baia, Neville J. Carbon Copy (San Jose, CA: Writers Club, 2002) (art theft, including a take-off on the Gardner Museum theft) (Museums--Boston; Theft from museums) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. In Search of the Leopard (New York: iUniverse, 2004) (FBI, some Lexington/Watertown/Winchester; Book III opens "Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusetts") (Thieves; Criminal investigation)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Bailey, F. Lee. Secrets: A Novel (New York: Stein and Day, 1978) ("Boston lawyer indicted for first-degree murder of a former client" [Alexander]) (Amazon and Brief Des., S. L. Alexander, Media and

American Courts: A Reference Handbook (Oxford, UK: ABC-CLIO, 2004: 81) [Google Books])

Bain, Donald. A Deadly Judgment: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery: A Novel (New York: Penguin Group, 1996) (murder trial in Boston) (Murder, she wrote (Television program); Women detectives;

Women authors; Maine; Fletcher, Jessica (Fictitious character)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Banim, Lisa. A Spy in the King’s Colony (Mysteries in Time) (New York: Silver Moon Press, 1994) (Juvenile--Grades 3-5) (1775; Ticonderoga; Framingham) (Revolution) (Amazon and Pre-reading

Activity, Silvermoon P [accessed 20 Mar. 2008])

Banks, Oliver T. The Rembrandt Panel: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1980) (Boston artworld) (Art thefts) (Google Books)

Barcomb, Wayne. All Are Naked (Cohasset, MA: Hot House Press, 2003) ("wealthy and politically powerful Boston characters") (Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Organized crime; Rich people; New

York) (Summary Hot House Press [accessed 20 Mar. 2008])

Barnes, Johnny. Dead Men Talk ([United States]: 1stBooks, 2003) (Christian Science Mother Church) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Sleep When I'm Dead (Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2004) (Boston backdrop) (Amazon and Google Books)

Barnes, Linda. The Big Dig: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002) (Women private detectives; Roads--Design and construction; Missing person) (Amazon and

Google Books)

-----. Bitter Finish: A Michael Spraggue Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983) (Boston detective in Napa Valley) (Actors) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Blood Will Have Blood: A Michael Spraggue Mystery (New York: Avon Books, 1982) (Actors) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Cities of the Dead: A Michael Spraggue Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986)(Actors; Private investigators; New Orleans) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Cold Case: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: Delacorte Press, 1997) (missing teenage literary sensation and "recovered memory syndrome" [p. 165]) (Women detectives; Taxicab drivers)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Coyote: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: Delacorte Press, 1990) (Illegal aliens) (Women detectives; Taxicab drivers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Dead Heat (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984) (murder at the Boston Marathon; "An innovative sleuth with unorthodox tactics is in charge of protecting a senator who is running not only for re-

election but also the Boston Marathon." [The Ultimate Guide to the Boston Marathon <> [accessed 10 Jan. 2007]) (Spraggue, Michael (Fictitious
character); Actors) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Deep Pockets: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2004) (Harvard Medical School; rowing) (Women private investigators; Cambridge; College teachers--Crimes

against; African American college teachers; Extortion) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Flashpoint: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: Hyperion, 1999) (Real estate) (Women detectives; Arson) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Hardware: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: Delacorte Press, 1995) ("New Computer user PI Carlotta Carlyle uses the information superhighway to investigate problems in the taxi

industry" [Nancy Richards, Memorial Hall Library, Andover. 1995]) (Women detectives; Taxicab drivers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Heart of the World: A Carlotta Carlyle Novel (New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2006) (Women private investigators; Missing children; Teenage girls; Kidnappinng; Bogotà (Colombia)) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. Lie Down with the Devil (Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries) (New York: Minotaur, 2008) (Brief Summary, author web page [accessed 20 Mar. 2008])

-----. "Lucky Penny." The New Black Mask Quarterly. Rept. in Murder and Mystery in Boston, ed. Carol-Lyn Rössel Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, and Frank McSherry, Jr. (New York: Dember

Books, 1987): 1-19 (Carlotta Carlyle)

-----.Snapshot: A Carlotta Carlyle Novel (New York: Delacorte Press, 1993) (Hospitals) (Women detectives; Taxicab drivers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----.The Snake Tattoo: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989) (Combat Zone and suburbia) (Women detectives; Taxicab Drivers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. "Stealing First." Boston Globe Magazine 22 July 2001:14, 17-21 (Fenway Park; Carlotta Carlyle; short story)

----. Steel Guitar: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery (New York: Delacorte Press, 1991) (Women detectives; Taxicab drivers) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----.A Trouble of Fools (New York: St. Martin's, 1987) (IRA and Boston Irish) (Carlyle, Carlotta (Fictitious character); Women detectives; Taxicab drivers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Barrasso,Sibylle. Dark Waters: A Macy Adams Mystery (Detroit: Gale Cengage Learning, 2008) (Women private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

Barry, John. No Final Whistle (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006) (Ch. 7 has section on the Combat Zone June 1961; Vietnam War; Vietnam veterans; terrorists) (Amazon and Google Books)

Barry, Mike (Pseud. of Barry N. Malzberg) . Boston Avenger (The Lone Wolf #3) (New York: Berkley, 1973) (Drug traffic)

Baseman, Harris I. After Kamisiyah (Lincoln, Neb.: Writers Club, 2002) (reluctant President after assassinations based in Brookline/Boston; political thriller) (Persian Gulf War, 1991; Persian Gulf

syndrome) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bassing, Eileen. Home Before Dark (New York: Random House, 1957) (1958 film) (bad Boston marriage)

Batteer, Joseph, John Rice, and Jay Roach. Blown Away (screenplay) (1992) (unpublished?; see novelization by Kirk Mitchell) (Police; Motion picture plays --1991-2000)

Bauer, Sydney. Gospel (Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2007) (Boston defense attorney and Boston police detectives) (Murder investigation) (Google Books)

-----. Undertow (New York: Madison Park P, 2007) (legal thriller) (African American women lawyers; Single mothers; Drowning victims; Legislators; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bayne, Jerry. The Gatherer (BookSurge Publishing, 2008) (Murderers; Murder; Suspense; Occult;Private investigators; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Belfort, Sophie. Eyewitness to Murder (New York: D.I. Fine, 1992) (murder of fictional Boston Marvell College professor; Ukraine; Boston investigators; Krakow) (Rafferty, Molly (Fictitious character);

Hannibal, Nick (Fictitious character); Women detectives; World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Lace Curtain Murders: A Romance (New York: Atheneum, 1986) (Legislators--Massachusetts; Women college teachers; Police; Murder--Investigation) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Marvell College Murders: A Novel (New York: D.I. Fine, 1991) (Harvard; Romance) (Amazon and Google Books)

Benedict, Elizabeth. The Practice of Deceit (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005) (thriller; New York psychotherapist husband and lawyer wife with Boston secrets) (Conflict of interests; Attorney and client;

Scarsdale (N.Y.); Married people; Suburban life; Women lawyers; Divorce ) (Amazon and Google Books)

Benn, James R. Billy Boyle: A World War II Mystery (New York: Soho Press, 2006) (South Boston cop on General Eisenhower's staff in London) (World War, 1939-1945--Undeground movements--

Norway; Sabotage--Norway) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Blood Alone: A Billy Boyle World War II Mystery (New York: Soho P. 2008) (South Boston cop, Sicily, and the Mafia) (Americans -- Italy -- Sicily; Amnesiacs; Mafia -- Italy -- Sicily;

World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; Italy -- History -- Allied occupation, 1943-1947) (Amazon)

-----. The First Wave: A Billy Boyle Mystery (New York: Soho Press, 2007) (South Boston Irish cop on General Eisenhower's staff for 1942 North Africa landing) (World War, 1939-1945--Algeria;

France--Politics and government--1940-1945) (Amazon and Google Books)

Berry, Carole. Nightmare Point (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993) (Cape Cod and Boston suburbs) (Kidnapping; Provincetown (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Best, James D. The Shut Mouth Society (Tucson, AZ: Wheatmark, 2008) (mainly elsewhere but quite a bit of Boston; modern detective; newly discovered Lincoln document) (Civil war; Secret societies;

Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Black, Benjamin (pseud. of John Banville). Christine Falls: A Novel (Series: Quirke mysteries, 1) (shifts from Dublin to Boston) (Quirke; Pathologists; Upper class -- Ireland; Catholics; Conspiracies;

Women murder victims; Criminal evidence tampering; Family secrets; Classism; Organized crime; Religious cover-ups; Single mothers; Irish-Americans; Adoptive families; The Fifties (20th century);
Dublin, Ireland; Ireland; Boston; Psychological fiction) (Amazon and Google Books)

Blackmur, L. L. Love Lies Slain (New York: St. Martin's, 1989) (murder and romance on Boston's North Shore) (Horse breeding -- Boston, Massachusetts; Art thefts -- Boston, Massachusetts; Women

author-detectives -- Boston, Massachusetts; Rich people -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google books)

Blake, Michelle. The Book of Light: A Lily Connor Mystery (New York: G.P. Putnams's Sons, 2003) (fictional Tate University near Boston) (Christian antiquities; College chaplains; Episcopalians;

Women clergy) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Earth Has No Sorrow: A Lily Connor Mystery (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2001) (amateur sleuth, Lily Connor, Episcopal priest; downtown womne's center; antisemitism council)

(Episcopalians; Women clergy) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----.The Tentmaker: A Lily Connor Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 1999) (fill-in priest in Boston) (Episcopal Church--clergy; Women clergy) (Amazon and Google Books)

Blanchard, Al. The Disappearance of Jenna Drago (Hamilton, MI: Koenisha Publications, 2002) (retired Boston cop detective; kidnapping) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Iscariot Conspiracy (Hamilton, MI: Koenisha Publications, 2001) (Boston homicide detective; psychological thriller; Catholic Church; kidnapping) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Mad Season: A Steve Asher Mystery (Hamilton, MI : Koenisha Publications, 2002) (some Boston) (Middle school teachers) (Amazon and Google Books

-----. "The Man Who Collected Dylan." Orchard Press Online Mystery Magazine, Nov. 2000 [accessed 21 Feb. 2008] (South End)

-----. Murder at Walden Pond: A Steve Asher Mystery (Bend, Or.: Salvo Press, 2001) (some Boston scenes) (Walden Pond (Middlesex County, Mass.); Middle school teachers) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Blanchard, Alice. Life Sentences (New York: Warner Books, 2005) (Boston lab) (Women geneticists; Brothers; Mentally ill women; Missing persons; California; Sisters) (Amazon and Google Books)

Blase, Ernest F. Hostage Boston (Baltimore, M.D.: PublishAmerica, 2007) (heroine, woman, former STASI operative(Terrorism; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

Block, Lawrence. Hit List (New York: William Morrow, 2000) (some scenes in Boston) (Keller, John (Fictitious character); Assassins; New York (N.Y.)) (Amazon and Googlr Books)

----. "Keller's Horoscope." Enough Rope: Collected Stories (New York: W. Morrow, 2002: 586-613) (murder in Boston--603-13; astrology; hitman)

Bordhill Judith. A Candle for Lydia (London: Hamlyn, 1982) (rpt. Eccles, Marjorie. Pandora's Box (Sutton: Severn House, 1995)) (Grandmothers -- Massachusetts -- Boston;

Grandparent and child -- Massachusetts -- Boston; Rich people -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books)

Borthwick, J. S. The Case of the Hook-Billed Kites (New York: St. Martin's, 1982) (one heroine-detective, Sarah Deane, Boston grad student; bird sanctuary in Texas; little Boston) (Deane,

Sarah (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. McKenzie, Alex (Fictitious character); Women detectives -- Texas; English teachers; Physicians; Texas) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bova, Ben. The Green Trap (New York: Forge, 2006) (crime "trail from California to Cambridge" Front Flap) (Microbiologists -- Crimes against; Cyanobacteria; Hydrogen as fuel -- Research) (Amazon

and Google Books)

Bowker, Richard. Dover Beach (Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1987) (Boston detective in 21st century after nuclear war; cloning) (Google Books)

-----. Marlborough Street (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1987) (Supernatural, beg. and end in Boston; Science fiction; psychic/crime) (Amazon and Google Books)

Boyer, Rick. The Daisy Ducks (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986) (detective is a Boston/Concord dentist; Vietnam vets) (Adams, Doc (Fictitious character); Physicians --

Massachusetts -- Concord; Concord (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books) (Check for Bostonness.)

-----. The Penny Ferry (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984) (Sacco and Venzetti; North End; Mafia) (Physicians; Concord (Mass.) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Whale's Footprints: A Doc Adams Suspense Novel (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988) (Concord, Wood's Hole, some Boston) (Adams, Doc (Fictitious character); Physicians; Concord

(Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Boylan, Eleanor. Murder Crossed (New York: H. Holt, 1996) (murder at fictional boarding school outside Boston) (Gamadge, Clara (Fictitious character)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Boyle, Gerry. Pretty Dead (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2003) (Prominent Boston family) (Children of the rich--Crimes against; Journalists; Maine; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Bradley, Joseph J. The Last Season (New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2004) (some?/much? Boston and area) (Amazon and Google Books)

Braver, Gary [pseud. of Gary Goshgarian]. Elixir (New York: Forge, 2001) (biotech thriller partly set in Boston) (Biologists; Papua New Guinea; Elixir of life) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Flashback (New York: Forge, 2005) (Medical thriller in Boston and environs) (Drowning victims -- Family relationships; Alzheimer's disease -- Research; Coma

-- Patients; Jellyfishes; Memory) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Gray Matter (New York: Forge, 2002) (Boston and suburbs) (Mothers and sons; Learning disabilities; Biotechnology -- Experiments; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Skin Deep (New York: Forge, 2008) (Detectives -- Boston, Massachusetts; Crimes against plastic surgery -- Patients; Serial murderers; Police wives; Plastic surgery; Psychological suspense stories)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Bredes, Don. Cold Comfort: A Novel (New York: Harmony Books, 2001) (ex-Boston cop with Boston baggage in Vermont) (Bellevance, Hector; Police -- Vermont; Brothers -- Vermont; Extramarital

relations -- Vermont; Farmers -- Vermont; Women reporters -- Vermont; Vermont) (Amazon and Google Books)

Breton, Laurie. Final Exit (Ontario, Canada: Mira Books, 2003) (Serial murders; Boston (Mass.)) (South Boston-born heroine returns to Boston) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Mortal Sin (Don Mills, Ont.: Mira, 2004) (Combat Zone; priest) (Runaway teenage girls; Aunt and niece; Priests; Divorced women; Catholic men; Missing teenage girls; Temptation; Sex industry;

Gangs; Men/women relations; Boston; Romantic suspense) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Point of Departure (Don Mills, Ont.: MIRA, 2007) (Women real estate agents; Missing persons; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brody, David S. Unlawful Deeds (New York: ToExcel, 1999) (Boston art theft; murder; legal thriller; early 90's; real estate crash) (Legal stories; Swindlers and swindling) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Wrong Abraham (Groton, MA: Martin & Lawrence Press, 2006) (Jewish/Muslim terrorist plots in Boston) (Legal stories; Terorrism) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brogan, Jan. Final Copy (Prides Crossing, MA: Larcom Press, 2001) (early 1990s Boston biotech boom; woman reporter/detective) (Women journalists; Biotechnology industries) (Amazon and Google


Bromell, Henry. "Early Sunday Morning." The New Yorker 3 Mar. 1973: 32-37 (unmarried Boston couple visits her parents in suburb) (Keywords: Love; Families; Massachusetts)

-----. Little America: A Novel (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001) (CIA--partly set in Boston) (Fathers and sons; Cold war; Middle East) (Amazon and Google Books)

Brown, Gerald. Murder on Beacon Hill (New York: Phoenix Press, 1941) (brief 1941 New York Times summary)

Bryers, Paul. The Prayer of the Bone (New York: Bloomsbury, 1998) (ex-Boston police detective with Boston psychological baggage investigates murder in Maine) (Ex-police-detectives -- Maine; Sisters

of murder victims -- Maine; Bears -- Maine; Maine; Indians of North America -- Maine; Supernatural) (Amazon and Google Books)

Burgess, Gelett. Two O'clock Courage (Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1934) (two movies, 1936 and 1945) (Amnesiacs; Boston (Mass.); Actresses -- Massachusetts -- Boston) (Google Books)

Byrd, Max. Target of Opportunity (New York: Bantam, 1988) (killer flees California to native city of Boston) (International intrigue; World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements) (Amazon and

Google Books)

Cage, James. Back from the Bardo: Three Short Stories (James Cage, 2006) (second story "September 11, 2001" takes place in part in and around Boston (in 2002); biotech firms)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Cain, Paul [pseud. of George Carrol Sims]. Fast One (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran, 1933) (despite WorldCat Subject headings search shows only 12 Boston references, no Brooklin; mainly LA)

(Murder -- Massachusetts -- Brookline; Physicians) (Google Books) [check]

Cameron, Dana. Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery (New York: Avon Books, 2002) (female detective/archeologist teaches and digs in Maine, but lives with husband in Somerville; mostly

Maine) (Fielding, Emma (Fictitious character); Women archeologists; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Maine; Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Carlson, Lane. Lost in the Fogg ([United States]: RavensYard Pub., 1999) (art theft; Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University) (Amazon and Google Books)

Carrell, Jennifer Lee. Interred with Their Bones (New York: Dutton, 2007) (Partly set in Cambridge, Mass./Harvard; 2004) (Murder; Shakespeare, William; Globe Theatre (London, England: 1996-)

(Amazon and Google books)

Carter, Stephen L. New England White (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007) (a small part of the murder investigation takes place in Boston) (African American college teachers; New England)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Casavant, Jessica. Imperfect Past (Boston Friends' Series 3) (Nederland, Tex.: Yellow Rose Books, 2004) (Boston detectives) (Lesbians) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Twist of Fate (Boston Friends' Series 1) Nederland, Tex.: Yellow Rose Books, 2003) (Lesbians; Legislators; Presidents -- Election) (Google Books)

-----. Walking Wounded (Boston Friends' Series 2) (Nederland, Tex.: Yellow Rose Books, 2004) (Women detectives; Lesbians; Murder; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cassara, Ernest. Murder on Beacon Hill (Cambridge, Mass.: Anne Miniver Press, 1995) (Universlist Unitarian Church) (detective/minister is historical; 19th century) (Ballou, Hosea; Beacon Hill; Clergy;

Dogs) (Amazon and Brief Review, [accessed 21 Mar. 2008])

-----. Murder on Boston Common: A Father Ballou and his Dog Spot Mystery (Cambridge: Cornerstone Press, 1998) (Ballou, Hosea; Dog owners; Clergy; Dogs)

Castellini, Michael A. Darkness over Boston (Montgomery, AL: E-BookTime, LLC, 2009) (Amazon)

Castillo, Linda. A Baby Before Dawn (Toronto; New York: Harlequin, 2007) (romance; blackout in Boston) (Special forces (Military science); Pregnant women; Psychopaths; Electric power failures;

Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon and Google Books)

Chambers, Kate. The Secrets on Beacon Hill (New York: New American Library, 1984) (Juvenile) (missing pearls) (Google Books)

Chapman, Scott R. Leaves of Red and Gold: The Journey of Matthew Schipani (San Jose; New York: Writers Club Press, 2002) (first openly gay Massachusetts Attorney General; legal thriller;

stalking; Harvard) (Public prosecutors -- Massachusetts; Gay men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Chase, Lindsay. Honor (New York: Diamond Books, 1994) (heroine, only woman in Boston law school) (Women lawyers) (Google Books)

Chayefsky, Paddy. Altered States: A Novel (New York: Harper & Row, 1978) (Science fiction; partly, Boston, Harvard Medical School) (Altered states of consciousness) (Google Books)

Cheatham, Lillian. Portrait of Emma (Garden City, N.Y.: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, 1975) (Portraits; Women; Secrets; The seventeen hundreds; Boston, Massachusetts --

History -- 18th century; Mystery stories; Romantic suspense) (Google Books)

Cherpak, Mark. A. Circle of Fear (AuthorHouse, 2007) (Chapter 11 18th Century . . . 1790 [Charlestown]; Chapter 12 Charlestown, Massachusetts Summer 1995; supernatural thriller) (Google Books)

Child, Lee. Persuader: A Jack Reacher Novel (New York: Delacorte Press, 2003) (key encounter in Boston; mainly Maine) (Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character); Military police; Missing persons; Drug

traffic; Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

Chrichton, Michael (under pseud. Jeffrey Hudson). A Case of Need (New York: Signet, 1969) (Boston medical center) (Physicians; Murder--investigation; Abortion) (Amazon and Google Books)

Ciaccia, Maria. Bloomin': A Novel in Three Acts (New York: Excalibur Publishing, 1990) (fictional Boston College of Music and Dance; late 60s) (Amazon)

Citro, Joseph A. Deus-X: The Reality Conspiracy (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2003) (fantasy/thriller; occult; paranormal; some Boston, e.g., 'Chapter 1 Tribulation Boston,

Massachusetts Thursday, November 12 08:05 hours," "Chapter Mr. Splitfoot Boston, Massachusetts Friday, June 17," "Chapter 5 The Widening Gyre Boston, Massachusetts," "Chapter 8 The
Foolish Fates Boston, Massachusetts," etc.) (Conspiracies) (Amazon and Google Books)

Clayton, John. The Man I Never Wanted To Be (Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent Press, 1998) (Western Mass. and "dashing across the rooftops of Boston" [source?]; Boston battered women's center)

(Community college teachers; Divorced fathers; Political activists; Abused women; Abusive men) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cluster, Dick. Obligations of the Bone (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992) (Cambridge, Boston; Jewish mechanic, amateur detective; cancer; stolen bone marrow; 60s counterculture) (Bone marrow--

Transplantation) (Amazon and Google Books

-----. Repulse Monkey (New York: Dutton, 1989) (Jewish mechanic, amateur detective; cancer; White Mountains) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Return to Sender (New York: Dutton, 1988) (Jewish mechanic, amateur detective; Boston; London; Berlin) (Amazon and Google Books)

Coben, Harlan. Play Dead (Latham, NY: British American Pub., 1990) (Boston Celtics; Impostors and imposture) (Amazon and Google Books)

Coburn, Andrew. No Way Home (New York: Dutton, 1992) (murder and sexual shenanigans in fictional Boston suburb, Bensington) (Police chiefs -- Boston metropolitan area; Suburban life -- Boston,

Massachusetts; Widowers -- Boston, Massachusetts; Men/women relations -- Boston metropolitan area; Morgan, James) (Amazon)

-----. Sweetheart: A Novel of Revenge (New York: Macmillan, 1985) (Boston mafia and informers) (Undercover operations -- Boston, Massachusetts; Police -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Revenge; Mafia -- Boston, Massachusetts) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Voices in the Dark (New York: Dutton, 1994) (fictional Boston suburb Bensington) (Morgan, James; Child murders -- Boston metropolitan area; Men/women relations -- Boston metropolitan area;

Suburban life -- Boston, Massachusetts; Extramarital relations -- Boston metropolitan area; Police chiefs -- Boston metropolitan area; Police -- Massachusetts) (Amazon)

Cody, Paul. Shooting the Heart (New York: Viking, 2004) (ex-Boston teacher hero in mental asylum fears he killed his wife) (Married men; High school teachers; Psychiatric hospital patients; Missing

women; Married people; Amnesia; Murder suspects; Serial murderers; Adult children of dysfunctional families; Self-mutilation; Manic-depressive men; Boston, Massachusetts; Psychological suspense
stories; Missing persons; Amnesia) (Amazon and Google Books)

Coggeshall, Ina. False Impressions (New York: Avalon Books, 2001) (1945; mid-90s) (Boston art gallery; romance) (Art thefts; Women lawyers; Police; France) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Too Many Suspects (New York: Avalon Books, 1999) (Murder; Boston detectives) (Fathers and daughters; Women lawyers) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cohan, Tony. Opium: A Novel (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984) (part, 19th-century Lodges and Cabots in opium trade; part 1960s) (Opium trade; Lawyers -- Boston, Massachusetts;

Drug traffic; Men/women relations; Women artists; Medical students; Boston, Massachusetts) (Google Books)

Cohen, William S. One-Eyed Kings: A Novel (New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 1991) (amateur sleuth is Massachusetts Senator; Israel; Cold War; USSR) (Amazon and Google Books)

Coker, Carolyn. Appearance of Evil (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993) (Andrea Perkins, Boston art historian and restorer; Huntington Museum) (Women detectives; California) (Amazon and Google


-----. The Balmoral Nude (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990) (Andrea Perkins, Boston art historian and restorer) (Art theft) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Hand of the Lion: A Novel of Suspense (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1987) (Andrea Perkins, Boston art historian and restorer) (Art theft in Venice) (Amazon and Google Books)

----- The Other David: A Novel of Suspense (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1984) (Andrea Perkins, Boston art historian and restorer, on leave from Harvard in Florence) (Michelangelo Buonarroti) (Google


-----. The Vines of Ferrara: A Novel of Suspense (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1986) (Andrea Perkins, Boston art historian and restorer; romance) (Amazon and Google Books)

Collins, Eliza G. C. Going, Going, Gone (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1986) (heroine detective, Boston art dealer; murder; antiques) (Art dealer-detectives; Women art dealers; Boston, Massachusetts)

(Google Books)

Conant, Susan. All Shots: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2007) (Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Animal Appetite: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 1997) (Hannah Dunstan, 17th century Indian captive) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Indian captivities; Dog trainers;

Maine; Dogs) (Amazon and Google Books)

----- . The Barker Street Regulars: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 1998) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Dogs; Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A Bite of Death (New York: Diamond Books: Published by Berkley Pub. Group, 1991) (Murder) (Dogs; Cambridge) (Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Black Ribbon: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 1995) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Resorts; Dogs; Maine) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Bloodlines (New York: Doubleday, 1992) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Cambridge; Dog trainers; Dogs) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Bride & Groom: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2004) (Winter, Holly (Fictitious character); Cambridge (Mass.); Women journalists; Women dog owners; Serial

murders; Dog trainers; Weddings; Dogs) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Creature Discomforts: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 2000) (Acadia National Parl, Mount Desert Island) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Dogs;

Cambridge) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Dead and Doggone (New York: Charter/Diamond Books, 1990) (Cambridge) (Google Books)

-----. The Dogfather: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2003) (Cambridge; Women journalists; Women dog owners; Organized crime; Dog trainers; Mafia; Dogs) (Amazon

and Google Books)

-----. Evil Breeding: A Dog lover's Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 1999) (Murder; domestc abuse; Nazi spy ring) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Cambridge; Dog trainers; Dogs) (Amazon

and Google Books)

------. Gaits of Heaven: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2006) (Cambridge; Dog trainers; Dogs) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Gone to the Dogs (New York: Doubleday, 1992)(vets) (Cambridge; Women journalists; Women dog owners; Alaska Malamute; Dog trainers; Dogs) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. A New Leash on Death (New York: Charter/Diamond Books, 1990) (Murder at obedience school) (Cambridge; Women journalists; Women dog owners; Alaskan Malamute; Dogs; Dog shows)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Ruffly Speaking: A Dog lover’s Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 1994) ("When a bookstore owner and dog lover is killed by poisonous plants, writer Holly Winter notices that other strange events

occur--all related to the deceased’s house." [Nancy Richards, Memorial Hall Library, Andover. 1995]) (Brattle Street; Gay men) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Dog shows;
Dogs) (Amazon and Google Books

-----. Scratch the Surface: A Cat Lover's Mystery (new York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2005) (Boston-area heroine/sleuth writes cat mysteries) (Women novelists; Apartment houses; Detective and mystery

stories -- Authorship; Cats) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Stud Rites: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Doubleday, 1996) (Danville, Conn.) (Women journalists; Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Dogs)

(Amazon and Google Books)

-----. The Wicked Flea: A Dog Lover's Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2002) (Newton) (Cambridge; Women journalists; Women dog owners; Dog trainers; Alaskan Malamute; Dogs)

(Amazon and Google Books)

Conant-Park, Jessica and Susan Conant. Fed Up (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2009) (Carter, Chloe (Fictitious character); ( Cooks; Boston (Mass.)) (Amazon)

-----. Simmer Down: A Gourmet Girl Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2007) (Brighton) (Restaurants) (Google Books)

-----. Steamed: A Gourmet Girl Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2006) (culinary based detective series; Brighton) (Women graduate students; Cooks) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Turn Up the Heat: A Gourmet Girl Mystery (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2008) (Brighton) (Restaurants; Waitresses--Crimes against) (Amazon and Google Books)

Connolly, John. Dark Hollow (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2000) (Some Combat Zone etc.) (Parker, Charlie "Bird" (Fictitious character); Private investigators; New York (N.Y.); Serial murders; Ex-

police officers; Maine; Organized crime) (Amazon and Google Books)

Cook, Robin. Acceptable Risk (New York: Putnam, 1994) (starts July 12, 1994, in Cambridge; Salem witches) (Designer drugs; Medicine -- Research) (Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Coma: A Novel (Boston: Little, Brown, 1977) (Boston Memorial Hospital in 1978) (Hospital patients; Medical fiction; Coma) (Back Cover Amazon and Google Books)

-----. Crisis (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2006) (malpractice case against Boston physician) (Physicans--Malpractice: Boston (Mass.))