Murder on Gramercy Park
As a midwife in the turn-of-the-century tenements of New York City, Sarah Brandt has seen her share of suffering and joy, birth and death. Now, she learns that crime doesn’t discriminate, when the highest echelons of society are rocked by murder… A Gaslight Mystery At a summons from Detective... show more
As a midwife in the turn-of-the-century tenements of New York City, Sarah Brandt has seen her share of suffering and joy, birth and death. Now, she learns that crime doesn’t discriminate, when the highest echelons of society are rocked by murder… A Gaslight Mystery At a summons from Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, Sarah arrives at the elegant home of famed magnetic healer Edmund Blackwell to find his wife in labor—and the good doctor dead from an apparent suicide. Only Malloy sees what no one else wants to: that Blackwell was murdered in his own home… After a successful delivery, the Blackwell baby falls mysteriously ill. Relying on her nurse’s training and woman’s intuition, Sarah discovers the source of the baby’s sickness—and discovers a scandal that leads Malloy’s investigation down a gilded path paved with greed, deception, and desire…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 1st 2001
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, New York
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
Series: Gaslight Mystery (#3)
Like historical books The Gaslight Mysteries will take you back to the turn of the century to learn about life in New York City. Sarah Brandt a midwife and Irish Detective Frank Mallory meet at MURDER sites where Sarah is delivering a baby. All sections of society are shown. The relationship between...
Yes, I like Victoria Thompson and her characters in the Gaslight series. Even like NY at the turn of the century, the 1900's, that is.Enjoyed the developing relationship forming between Sarah, the upper class widow who chose to be a mid-wife (a no-no), and the NYC detective during a time of corrupt...
A great read...the plot is predictable, as I have found in all Victoria Thompson mysteries, but a great story line getting there. Well worth the read.
I'll probably stop reviewing this in depth until I get to the end of the series; so here we go.Edmund Blackwell is a "healer" and more importantly dead. Everyone is ready to rule it a suicide but Sgt. Det. Frank Malloy, due midwife Sarah Brandt's influence, sees things that are amiss; things that le...
Das dritte Buch der 'Gaslight Mystery'-Serie von Victoria Thompson. Doctor Blackwell, ein Doktor, der seine 'Kunden' nur durch Handauflegen heilen konnte, scheint Selbstmord begangen zu haben. Nur, dass es für Detective Sergeant Malloy nicht aussieht wie ein Selbstmord. Diesmal zieht er selbst Sarah...