Ellen Horan, author of 31 Bond Street, on tour July 2010

Posted By on May 5, 2010

About 31 Bond Street

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Harper; 1 edition (March 30, 2010)

In the vein of The Alienist, 31 Bond Street transports readers back to New York City of the 19th century with an unending series of suspenseful twists and turns.

When the brutally stabbed and nearly decapitated body of a society dentist is found in his townhouse in lower Manhattan, the identity of the killer becomes a question that consumes national interest in the days preceding the Civil War.

Set against the background of a bustling and corrupt New York City in 1857, 31 Bond Street is a fascinating archeological dig, taking the reader through the minutiae of a buried past, only to uncover circumstances that are shockingly contemporary; a sensationalist press, burgeoning new wealth, a booming real estate market, and race and gender conflicts. The novel vividly exposes a small slice of lost history as it explores New York City on the eve of the Civil War.

Visit the 31 Bond Street website to read an excerpt or watch the trailer.

About Ellen Horan

Ellen Horan previously worked as a freelance photo editor for magazines and books in New York City. She has a background in painting and visual art. 31 Bond Street is her first novel.

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Ellen Horan’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Tuesday, July 6th:  Word Lily

Wednesday, July 7th:  Rundpinne

Thursday, July 8th:  Musings of a Bookish Kitty

Monday, July 12th:  Simply Stacie

Tuesday, July 13th:  Novel Whore

Wednesday, July 14th:  Ask Miss A

Thursday, July 15th:  Life and Times of a “New” New Yorker

Monday, July 19th:  The 3 R’s Blog

Tuesday, July 20th:  Scraps of Life

Wednesday, July 21st:  A Few More Pages

Thursday, July 22nd:  Novel Whore- Gabriella

Friday, July 23rd:  Starting Fresh

Monday, July 26th:  Caribousmom

Tuesday, July 27th:  The Tome Traveller

Wednesday, July 28th:  Jo-Jo Loves to Read!!!

Thursday, July 29th:  Bibliofreak

Monday, August 2nd:  A Bookworm’s World

Tuesday, August 3rd:  Jen’s Book Thoughts

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