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Murder on Astor Place - Victoria Thompson
Murder on Astor Place
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As a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York, Sarah Brandt has seen pain and joy. Now she will work for something more--a search for justice--in a case of murder involving one of New York's richest families.
As a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York, Sarah Brandt has seen pain and joy. Now she will work for something more--a search for justice--in a case of murder involving one of New York's richest families.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425168967 (0425168964)
ASIN: 425168964
Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
Series: Gaslight Mystery (#1)
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
2.0 Murder on Astor Place
Setting: intriguing (New York City in the 1890s). Writing: pedestrian. An additional problem was that I figured out who committed the murder, and the big twist as to why, fairly early. (I was hoping the author wasn't "going there," and that it was a fake-out, but nope.) The word choices were...
Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense rated it
4.0 Murder on Astor Place
I'm reading the whole series, and up to book 6 now. I'm really enjoying them--I'm from NY, so the descriptions of turn-of-the-century NYC are of particular interest to me. Also loving the slow burn between Sarah and Molloy, the interplay between them and their families (and each others'), and the po...
Tammie's Reading Reviews
Tammie's Reading Reviews rated it
4.0 Murder on Astor Place
A bit predictable, but I still enjoyed it. Reminiscent of Anne Perry's books, but not nearly as detailed.
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
4.0
I loved that I gave this book a try. I am wrapping up the Mary Russell series by Laurie R. Kingand was disappointed that it was coming to an end, so I went on a search for a similiar "heroine". I found one in Sarah Brandt.
CJ the Book Peddler
CJ the Book Peddler rated it
4.0
This book is actually a 3.7.New York City is the real main character here, which is a bonus to me as I'm a New Yorker, but this isn't the NYC that tourists know. This is the NYC of old. Crime, corruption, dirt, whores, rape, murder - this is the NYC that is trying to turn seedy into livable. It's 18...
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