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Murder on Sisters' Row

A Gaslight Mystery
Thompson, Victoria (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Penguin Putnam
It's no mystery why readers love Victoria Thompson's Edgar Award- nominated series.

With the help of a charitable lady of means, midwife Sarah Brandt rescues a young woman and her newborn from the brothel where the mother was forced to prostitute herself. But their success comes at a high price when their benefactor is found murdered.

Though the brothel's madam is immediately considered a suspect, Sarah and Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate, uncovering some unpleasant truths about the victim and her charity-and the woman and child Sarah risked her own life to save.



Baker & Taylor
Sarah Brandt and Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate the murder of a charitable lady of means who rescued a prostitute and her newborn in this new novel from the author of Murder on Astor Place and Murder on St. Mark's Place 35,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

Sarah Brandt and Sergeant Frank Malloy investigate the murder of a charitable lady of means who rescued a prostitute and her newborn.

Authors: Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)
Statement of Responsibility: Victoria Thompson
Title: Murder on Sisters' Row
a gaslight mystery
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 292 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject Headings: Brandt, Sarah (Fictitious character) Fiction Malloy, Frank (Fictitious character) Fiction Midwives Fiction Detectives New York (State) New York Fiction Prostitutes Fiction Philanthropists Crimes against Fiction New York (N.Y.) Social conditions 19th century Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Topical Term: Brandt, Sarah (Fictitious character)
Malloy, Frank (Fictitious character)
Midwives
Detectives
Prostitutes
Philanthropists
LCCN: 2010046360
ISBN: 9780425241158
0425241157
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY T
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Oct 29, 2011
  • 22950009541673 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Labyrinthine. Even though I have read all the previous books in this series, and so am used to the twists and turns the author uses, I was still totally astonished at the "whodunnit".

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