Finalist, 2018 Colorado Book Awards
Top Ten Books of 2017 – Westword Magazine
Arapahoe Libraries’ 2018 “Village Read”


“What happens when a man risks everything in search of a real home and big love? David Hicks shares the answer in White Plains, a thrilling and thoughtful take on what it means to live life to the fullest.”

Sophfronia Scott, author of Unforgivable Love

“In David Hicks’s captivating debut, an English professor realizes he can no longer stand to live a life of quiet desperation. Comic and tender by turns, White Plains is a big-hearted novel about awakening—and reawakening—to love.”

Leni Zumas, author of Red Clocks

“…a book that reads like late-night messages sent from a friend. This is an honest look at a man moving from punishing bad faith toward something he finally hopes is good.”

Ron Carlson, author of The Signal