Bootleggers - love triangles - haunted buildings - New York City. The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams has everything you'd hope for in a historical fiction book. The story follows two women: Ella from 1998 and Gin from 1924. Both women lived in the same apartment, decades apart. When Ella moves in to her new apartment after she caught her husband cheating on her, she finds a box of buttons that once belonged to Gin. Both stories are strong enough to stand on their own, but are woven together in small ways throughout the book. It is important to note that this book is the first in a series and you won't be satisfied reading just this book - there are lots of loose ends left open for future books to resolve.