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City Of Lies


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An exciting new historical mystery series featuring woman-on-the-run Elizabeth Miles-from the beloved national bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries.

About the Author

Victoria Thompson is the Edgar and Agatha award-nominated author of the Gaslight Mysteries-including Murder in the Bowery, Murder in Morningside Heights, Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue, Murder on Amsterdam Avenue, and Murder in Murray Hill-as well as numerous historical novels. Author Residence- Long Grove, IL


Praise for City of Lies

"A new, compelling and very different heroine."-New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen

"TANTALIZING."-Catherine Coulter, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"With vivid character mannerisms, heavy historical influence and just the right amount of romance, Thompson has created an extraordinary foundation for a series."-RT Book Review

"[A] winning series launch...sprightly romance, clever dialogue, and authentic historical details are a plus."-Publisher's Weekly

"Sure to delight fans of history and suspense, City of Lies will have readers rooting for its resourceful heroine."-D. E. Ireland, author of the Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins Mysteries

"Fast paced and intriguing."-Nancy Herriman, author of the A Mystery of Old San Francisco series

"Suspenseful and delightful...A riveting historical page-turner that engaged me at every step."-National bestselling author Edith Maxwell

"I loved this heroine! Elizabeth is a woman of her time yet timeless in spirit."-Alyssa Maxwell, author of the Gilded Newport Mysteries

"This is how to start a series! Thompson brings an irresistible heroine onstage, backs her up with a terrific cast of sidekicks and delivers a rattling good plot."-Catriona McPherson, author of the multi-award-winning Dandy Gilver Mysteries

"Victoria Thompson SHINES...Anne Perry and Caleb Carr fans, rejoice!"-Tamar Myers, national bestselling author

"Completely captivating! Clever, engaging and romantic, this unlikely heroine will have you cheering her courage-and eagerly awaiting her next adventure. Loved it."-Agatha, Anthony and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan

"Victoria Thompson gives us a fresh new series. City of Lies is the real deal...You'll love it."-Elaine Viets, author of Fire and Ashes

"Strong, smart and savvy, this counterfeit lady is a grifter with a heart of gold, and I look forward to her next adventure!"-Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames Mysteries

Praise for the Edgar (R) and Agatha award-nominated Gaslight Mysteries:

"WITH WRITING THIS GOOD, I would recommend not missing a single Thompson tale."-Suspense Magazine

"REWARDING reading to fans of Rhys Bowen and Cordelia Frances Biddle."-Library Journal

"GANGS OF NEW YORK, EAT YOUR HEART OUT-this book is the real thing."
-Mystery Scene

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