Strangers in Budapest, a novel

Strangers in Budapest

Now available in paperback from Algonquin Books

"Best New Books" — Entertainment Weekly

"Best New Book" — Chicago Review of Books

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"Best Books of 2017" — January Magazine

Southern Independent Bestseller List
November 2018

A Sandhills/Piedmont North Carolina Regional Bestseller

"A rare achievement for an American novel of this international emphasis, it revels in the complexity of its appeal." Entertainment Weekly

"A slow burn of an international psychological thriller." Library Journal

"With chills lurking around each corner...a perfect page-turner." Boston Magazine

"Full of seduction and intrigue, this thrilling novel is a perfect homage to a city in transition." Real Simple

"This haunting, beautifully written story emerges from the shadows and narrow streets of Budapest and its historic mysteries to raise intriguing questions about the power of the past, grief, guilt, the endurance of pain and whether redemption is a worthy goal." Hadassah Magazine

"Moody and captivating...Keener's Budapest [is] a rough-edged, darkly beautiful city rushing into the future. It makes for an ideal place in which to explore themes of loss, love, and the courage required to come to terms with the past." Jewish Book Council

Strangers in Budapest, a novel