List of 30 Books Based in Seattle

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Searching for books based in Seattle? Here's a handy list of relevant examples. In this collection, you'll find a variety of books whose events are set in the Emerald City.
Interested in learning more about Seattle? The books below are great but some were published a while ago. Some other resources to learn about Seattle include the Crowdsourced Explorer and Wikipedia.

Title Author Publishing Year Genre
A Bride in the Bargain Deeanne Gist 2005 Romance novel, Historical Fiction, Christian Fiction
An Engagement in Seattle: An Anthology Debbie Macomber 2011 Romance, Fiction
Black Hole Charles Burns 1995 Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, Comics, Horror, Fiction
Blueprints of the Afterlife Ryan Boudinot 2012 Science Fiction, Satire, Dystopian Fiction
Boneshaker Cherie Priest 2009 Novel, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Alternate history, Horror fiction
Come Away with Me Kristen Proby 2012 Romance novel, Fiction, Contemporary romance, Erotic literature
Delicious Susan Mallery 2006 Romance novel, Fiction, Contemporary romance
Fading E.K. Blair 2013 New Adult, Romance, Sociology, Abuse, Dark
Gay Seattle Gary L. Atkins 2003 History, Nonfiction, GLBT, Queer, LGBT
Green River, Running Red Ann Rule 2004 True crime, Biography
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Jamie Ford 2009 Novel, Historical Fiction
Indian Killer Sherman Alexie 1996 Novel, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
Invisible Monsters Chuck Palahniuk 1999 Satire, Transgressive fiction, Experimental literature
Jackson Street After Hours Paul de Barros 1993 Travel literature
Long for This World Michael Byers 2005 Fiction
Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place Coll Thrush 2007 History, Nonfiction
Seattle City of Literature Various authors 2015 Nonfiction
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher Timothy Egan 2011 Biography
Simply Irresistible Rachel Gibson 1998 Romance novel, Fiction
Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle Murray Morgan 1951 Travel literature
The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein 2008 Novel, Fiction, Experimental literature
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Daniel James Brown 2013 Biography
The Shop on Blossom Street Debbie Macomber 2004 Romance novel, Psychological Fiction
The Wizard of Seattle Kay Hooper 1993 Romance novel, Fantasy Fiction, Contemporary romance, Romantic fantasy
Thoughtless S.C. Stephens 2009 Romance novel, Fiction, Contemporary romance
Truth Like the Sun Jim Lynch 2012 Historical Fiction, Political fiction
Until Proven Guilty J.A. Jance 1985 Mystery, Fiction, Suspense
Waxwings Jonathan Raban 2003 Humour, Psychological Fiction
Werewolf in Seattle Vicki Lewis Thompson 2012 Romance novel, Paranormal romance, Occult Fiction
While the City Slept Eli Sanders 2016 True crime

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