Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • This richly-detailed historical novel from master storyteller Nicholas Christopher features an unforgettable hero: Nicolo Zen is all alone in 1700s Venice, save for his clarinet, which a mysterious magician had enchanted, allowing its first player to...


  • The acclaimed author of Veronica and A Trip to the Stars returns with a dazzling new novel based on one of the great legends of musical history. New Orleans, 1900. The virtuoso cornet player Charles “Buddy” Bolden invents jazz, but after a li...


  • Xeno Atlas grows up in the Bronx, his Sicilian grandmother's strange stories of animal spirits his only escape from the legacy of his mother's early death and his stern father's long absences as a common seaman. Shunted off to an isolated boarding sc...


  • In this shimmering work of fiction, Nicholas Christopher follows the remarkable life of Franklin Flyer–a restless young inventor named after the train on which he was born–through the tumultuous years of the Great Depression, into the Second Worl...


  • At a Manhattan planetarium in 1965, ten-year-old Enzo and his young aunt, Mala, are separated, an event that profoundly alters the rest of their lives. In an epic tale of love and destiny, A Trip to the Stars charts their paths over the next fifteen ...


  • Encountering Veronica, the beautiful and enigmatic daughter of a famous illusionist trapped in time, photographer Leo is drawn into Veronica's search through a magical city where time itself is strangely altered. Reprint....




  • Although technically proficient, concert pianist Max Randall's playing no longer transcends the notes, and his personal life is in shambles, so during one summer of touring, he determines to transform his life and career...