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Murder in Morningside Heights

A Gaslight Mystery by Victoria Thompson, Book #19
Agatha Award Finalist, Best Historical Novel

“…a high[ly] scandalous read that intrigued me from the beginning. I was instantly hooked.” –Urban Book Reviews 

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Murder in Morningside Heights Synopsis
Midwife Sarah Brandt and private detective Frank Malloy return to investigate a death in the field of higher learning in this Gaslight Mystery from the national bestselling author of Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue

After spending his first few weeks as a private detective by investigating infidelities of the wealthy, Frank has a more serious case at hand.

Abigail Northrup of Tarrytown, New York, was her parents’ pride and joy. After graduating from a prestigious women’s college in Morningside Heights, she took a job there as an instructor. She also joined the ranks of the New Women, ladies planning for a life without a husband in which they make their own decisions and make a difference in the world. Unfortunately, her murder ended all that.

When the police declare the incident a random attack and refuse to investigate further, Abigail’s parents request Frank’s help. Of course, he’ll need Sarah’s assistance as she’s more familiar with the world of academia, and it will be far easier for her to interview the lady professors. Yet difficulties arise as they learn that although Miss Northrup may have been an exemplary student and teacher, she lived in a world of secrets and lies…

“…with writing this good, I would recommend not missing a single Thompson tale.” –Suspense Magazine

Murder in Morningside Heights is a great addition for fans of the Gaslight Mystery series and will be a delight for readers of historical mysteries who enjoy period details.” –The Virginian-Pilot

“The fact that Thompson put so much scandal in this tale was spectacular and really pulled me in.” –Criminal Element

“As always with the series, I was drawn into the story and setting, and I had a hard time returning to the real world when I had to put the book down.” –Carstairs Considers

PUBLISHER: Berkley Prime Crime
SERIES: Gaslight Mysteries, Book 19
FORMATS: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Audio Book
ISBN-13: ‎978-1101987087 (Hardcover)
ISBN-10: ‎1101987081(Hardcover)
ISBN-13: ‎978-1101987094 (Paperback)
ISBN-10:‎ 110198709X (Paperback)