31 Bond Street
HISTORICAL MYSTERIES. Based on a true story, mystery and intrigue in pre-Civil War New York The sensational murder of Dr. Harvey Burdell in his lower Manhattan home made front-page news across the United States in 1857. "Who killed Dr. Burdell?" was a question that gripped the nation. 31 Bond Street, a debut novel by Ellen Horan, interweaves fiction with actual events in a clever historical narrative that blends romance, politics, greed and sexual intrigue in a suspenseful drama. The author intertwines two main narratives: the trial through the perspective of the defense attorney Henry Clinton, and the story of the lovely young widow Emma Cunningham whose search for a husband brings her into the arms and home of Dr. Burdell.
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Review: 31 Bond Street. Ellen HoranUser Review - ParasolPirate - Goodreads
Although I was a little disappointed with the final 'whodunnit' reveal, I thoroughly enjoyed the book up until then. The narrative timeline shifts from after to before the murder rather frequently ... Read full review
Review: 31 Bond Street: A NovelUser Review - Zohar - ManOfLaBook.com - Goodreads
“31 Bond Street” by Ellen Horan is a historical fiction novel taking place in 1857 New York City. The book follows the notorious trial of Emma Cunningham for the murder of her landlord Dr. Harvey ... Read full review