100 South Jersey Novels

Long before the appearance of "Boardwalk Empire," many authors set their stories against a South Jersey backdrop. See how many look familiar and how many you should add to your reading list!



Fire was an ever-present danger during the early years of Vineland and well into the 20th century. The business district was especially vulnerable because the buildings were so close together, like the Limpert Brothers complex on the Boulevard, just north of Landis Avenue.