Murder on Fifth Avenue (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 1, 2012 - Fiction - 304 pages
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From the tenements to the town houses of nineteenth-century New York, midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy never waiver in their mission to aid the innocent and apprehend the guilty. Now, the latest novel in the Edgar®-nominated Gaslight Mystery series finds Sarah and Malloy investigating the murder of a Knickerbocker club member who was made to pay his dues...

Sarah’s father, Felix Decker, takes his position in society seriously. He refuses to accept his daughter’s involvement with an Irish Catholic police detective. But when a member of his private club—the exclusive Knickerbocker—is murdered, Decker forms an uneasy alliance with Frank Malloy to solve the crime as discreetly as possible.

Malloy discovers that the deceased—Chilton Devries—was no gentleman. He’s left behind his own unofficial club of sorts, populated by everyone who despised him. As Malloy and Sarah sort through the suspects, it becomes clear to her that her father is evaluating more than the detective’s investigative abilities, and that, on a personal level, there is much more at stake for Malloy than discovering who revoked Devries’ membership—permanently.

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Review: Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #14)

User Review  - Claire H - Goodreads

Sarah Brandt and Irish detective inspector Frank Malloy return to the streets of New York in this fourteenth book in the Gaslight series, and it's an odd reversal of strengths and weaknesses for the ... Read full review

Review: Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #14)

User Review  - Judy Tate - Goodreads

Malloy and Sarah are shocked when Sarah's father, Felix Decker requests Malloy to investigate a murder. Then Decker goes on to ask Sarah and her mother to help. The investigations reveal awful secrets ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Victoria Thompson is the Edgar® Award–nominated author of the Gaslight Mysteries including such titles as Murder on Sisters' Row, Murder on Lexington Avenue, and Murder on Bank Street, and numerous historical novels. She lives in western Pennsylvania with her family.

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