Novel Houston

Novels set in the Houston area. Provided by the staff at the West University Branch Library.

 
Frederick Barthelme. Natural Selection
Midlife crisis of PR hack, Peter Wexler.

Venise Berry. Colored Sugar Water
Romance, faith and friendship in the lives of two African American women.
 
Jay Brandon. Predator’s Waltz
Suspense novel set in Houston’s “Little Vietnam”.

Rosellen Brown. Half a Heart
A mother and the biracial daughter she abandoned long ago reunite.
 
Bill Crider. Blood Marks
Serial murder/psychological thriller.
 
 
Ralph Ditman. Allen’s Landing: the Authentic Story of the Founding of Houston
How Houston was born out of the ashes of the Texas Revolution.
 

Tim Hemlin. Dead Man’s Broth
Mayhem and mystery following the murder of a Houston TV chef.

David Lindsey. The Color of Night
Thriller featuring a former spy turned art dealer.

David Lindsey. Requiem for a Glass Heart
A female special agent in the Houston FBI office matches wits with a Russian female assassin.

Larry McMurtry. The Evening Star
Starring Houston grand dame, Aurora Greenway and her rowdy grandchildren; a sequel to Terms of Endearment.

Larry McMurtry. Moving On
Three couples, their good times and bad.
 
J.P. Miller. Surviving Joy
Bildungsroman set in Depression-era Houston.
 
 
Suzanne Morris. Wives and Mistresses
The love-hate relationships between two prominent Houston families during the late nineteenth century.
 

Page Page. Hope’s Cadillac
Surviving divorce in Houston, 1969.
 
Chris Rogers. The Bitch Factor
The first in a series about a super tough bounty hunter, Dixie Flannigan.
 
 
Anne Sloan. Murder on the Boulevard
Houston,1908: introducing amateur detective, botanist and suffragist -- Flora Logan.
 

Gail D. Storey. God’s Country Club
Further escapades of about-to-be-married Colleen Sweeney, librarian to the Houston homeless.
 
Gail D. Storey. The Lord’s Motel
A zany librarian’s misadventures in love and life.
 
 
Karen H. Stuyck. Cry for Help
Solving a friend’s suicide.
 
 
Paula Webb. Domestic Life
A woman artist, her almost-husband, his almost ex-wife, and a Stepdaughter from Hell.