Spotlight/Giveaway – Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson

Murder on Amsterdam Avenue
(Gaslight Mystery)

17th in Series
Historical Mystery
A Berkley Prime Crime Mystery
The Berkley Publishing Group (May 5, 2015)
Published by The Penguin Group
Cover Illustration by Karen Chandler
Hardcover: 304 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0425260470

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…

Edgar® Nominated author Victoria Thompson writes the Gaslight Mystery Series, set in turn-of-the-century New York City and featuring midwife Sarah Brandt. Her latest is MURDER ON FIFTH AVENUE. She also contributed to the award winning writing textbook MANY GENRES/ONE CRAFT. A popular speaker, Victoria teaches in the Seton Hill University master’s program in writing popular fiction. She lives in Central PA with her husband and a very spoiled little dog. Find out more on her webpage here.





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13 thoughts on “Spotlight/Giveaway – Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson

  1. Victoria Thompson is a new author for me, and I have added the book to my TBR list. Thank you for the giveaway.

  2. This series was just recommended to me by a friend. Just getting started. Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. This series sounds interesting. I will have to look for #1 and go from there.

  4. I have read several in the beginning of this series, would love to get back into it. I added your blog to my reader a while back. Blogs are still my favorite social media, so you’ll understand if I don’t do all those other entries, right?

  5. this sounds like a good book. I enjoy mysteries that take place in the past.

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