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Murder on Amsterdam Avenue

A Gaslight Mystery by Victoria Thompson, Book #17
Agatha Award Finalist, Best Historical Novel
Romantic Times
Top Pick

“Delightful… Thompson’s books never disappoint.” –Fresh Fiction

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Murder on Amsterdam Avenue Synopsis
In this Gaslight Mystery from the national bestselling author of Murder in Murray Hill, midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate foul play in the secretive high-society world of nineteenth-century New York City…

In the midst of Sarah and Frank’s wedding preparations, Sarah accompanies her mother on a condolence call to the Upper West Side, where Charles Fairfax, the son of family friends, has died unexpectedly after suffering from a mysterious disease. It is a tragic and all too common story—or so it seems. Charles’s father asks to speak with Sarah privately. He believes his son was poisoned and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter with the utmost discretion.

Putting their own personal affairs on hold, Sarah and Frank soon learn that not everyone wants to know more about Charles’s death, particularly if he was murdered. As they unravel secrets that reach back to the War Between the States, they also discover that they are in the company of a very present danger…

Praise for Murder on Amsterdam Avenue
“This long-lasting series… has lost none of its interest or attraction… Thompson has always vividly shown the life of the rich and the very poor of the city… This is a strong tale, emotionally and historically, and a puzzling mystery.”Romantic Times

“I am usually drawn into these books and find myself hard pressed to return to the present when I have to set them down. That was the case again here.” –Carstairs Considers

“I can always count on this series to provide educational elements that broaden my historical knowledge, no matter how repugnant the facts. It’s a good story that kept me interested and on my toes. And, there’s a lovely payoff at the end.” –Blue Mood Café

PUBLISHER: Berkley Prime Crime
SERIES: Gaslight Mysteries, Book 17
FORMATS: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Audio Book
ISBN-13: ‎978-0425260470 (Hardcover)
ISBN-10: ‎042526047X (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: ‎978-0425260487 (Paperback)
ISBN-10: ‎0425260488 (Paperback)