What is it like to be the mistress of a god of Mount Olympus That is, the mistress of a very wealthy and well-respected married man? Victoria Messing moves to New York City at the age of nineteen to fulfill her quest to become a career mistress and self-proclaimed gold-digger. Blinded by her own ambition - or lack thereof - Victoria decides to conquer the world of men. Victoria quickly trades in one man for the next, always looking for better cars, greater wealth, and the next god of Mount Olympus. The Story of a New York Mistress tells the gritty truth of what it is like to be a mistress in New York City during the new millennium.