Lyndsay Faye is the author of critically acclaimed Dust and Shadow and the Timothy Wilde trilogy: the Edgar Award-nominated The Gods of Gotham, Seven For A Secret and The Fatal Flame. She is featured in Best American Mystery Stories 2010. Faye, a true New Yorker in the sense that she was born elsewhere, lives in Queens with her husband Gabriel.
Reanimates a menacing 19th-century New York - The Sunday TimesCracking yarn - Daily MailVibrant - New York TimesLyndsay Faye's command of historical detail is remarkable and her knowledge of human character even more so. I bought into this world and never once had the desire to leaveAs always in this series, the research is impeccable and the period ambiance dazzling - New York Times[Wilde and Valentine] are two of the most beguiling creatures in the equally crowded world of historical crime fiction . . . The pages teem with characters who are poor in money, but rich in words . . . It's illuminated with flashes of wit and tenderness - Irish Independent