Harlem After Midnight
Harlem After Midnight

Harlem After Midnight

Hare, Louise
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Pre-Order. Available on August 29

For attendees to the Ashland Public Library Event with Louise Hare on September 20, the author will be signing bookplates for every book ordered through Aesop's Fable.

You can also order the first Canary Club Mystery, Miss Aldridge Regrets with a signed bookplate.

A body falls from a town house window in Harlem, and it looks just like the newest singer at the Apollo...in this evocative, twisting new novel from the author of Miss Aldridge Regrets.

Harlem, 1936: Lena Aldridge grew up in a cramped corner of London, hearing stories of the bright lights of Broadway. She always imagined that when she finally went to New York City, she’d be there with her father. But now he’s dead, and she’s newly arrived and alone, chasing a dream that has quickly dried up. When Will Goodman—the handsome musician she met on the crossing from England—offers for her to stay with his friends in Harlem, she agrees. She has nowhere else to go, and this will give her a chance to get to know Will better and see if she can find any trace of the family she might have remaining.

Will’s friends welcome her with open arms, but just as Lena discovers the stories her father once told her were missing giant pieces of information, she also starts to realize the man she’s falling too fast and too hard for has secrets of his own. And they might just place a target on her back. Especially when she is drawn to the brightest stage in town.

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (August 29, 2023)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0593439289