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Second Street Station: A Mary Handley Mystery - Lawrence H. Levy
Second Street Station: A Mary Handley Mystery
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A historical mystery featuring the witty and wily Mary Handley, the first woman detective in Brooklyn, as she tries to prove herself in a man's world while solving a high profile murder.Mary Handley is a not your typical late-nineteenth century lady. She's fiery, clever, daring—and she’s not... show more
A historical mystery featuring the witty and wily Mary Handley, the first woman detective in Brooklyn, as she tries to prove herself in a man's world while solving a high profile murder.Mary Handley is a not your typical late-nineteenth century lady. She's fiery, clever, daring—and she’s not about to conform to the gender norms of the day. Not long after being fired from h
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553418927 (0553418920)
ASIN: 553418920
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
2.0 A Mary Handley Mystery -Book 1...
I was intrigued when I saw this series was based on Mary Handley, the first woman detective in Brooklyn, New York and I thought, how can this not be good?? Unfortunately thought it wasn't. I couldn't even finish it and I ended up DNF'ing it at Chapter 11. It was so slow and boring. I also could not ...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
3.0 Second Street Station by Lawrence H. Levy
Mary Hadley is hired by the Brooklyn police department to solve a murder, but they are expecting her to fail, but she is determent to prove them wrong. Charles Goodrich, the man that was killed used to work for Thomas Edison. Could Edison be involved with this murder or someone else as famous as him...
The Reading Head
The Reading Head rated it
4.0 Second Street Station
Choosing Second Street Station as my first mystery to review, was spot on. Set in the 19th Century this is a well paced account of murder, intrique and women’s rights. Ingrid appears to have researched the history for this book well, everything seems accurate and even taught me one or two things abo...
Article 94
Article 94 rated it
4.0 Second Street Station: A Mary Handley Mystery
The odd computer-generated cover caused me pause when I saw it on Blogging For Books, but I’m a fan of some historical fiction, so I decided to give it a shot. Mary Handley would fit in just fine in today’s society, but in the 19th century, she would’ve been considered brash, abrupt, and definitely ...
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