Books Babylon Steel by Gaie Sebold Paperback, 543 pages, Pocket Books, List Price: $7.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBabylon SteelAuthorGaie Sebold Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary This first novel by British author Sebold follows the swashbuckling trail of the titular Babylon, madam of the finest brothel in the city of Scalentine, as she attempts to track down a missing girl in order to avert a political disaster. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Babylon Steel Critics' Lists: Summer 2012 Pack Your Bags For Six Flights Of Fantasy June 6, 2012 Need a ticket to otherworldly adventure? Look no further. Even if you're stuck at home this summer, these captivating fantasy novels offer great escapes — to the lands of dragons, cyborgs, lizard men and elven princesses.