The national bestselling author of the Gaslight mysteries returns in paperback with a case of murder in the field of higher learning in Victorian-era Manhattan . . .
Victoria Thompson is the Edgar(R) and Agatha award-nominated author of the Gaslight Mysteries--including Murder in Morningside Heights, Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue, Murder on Amsterdam Avenue, and Murder in Murray Hill--as well as numerous historical novels. She lives in the Chicago area with her family.
Praise for the Edgar(R) and Agatha award-nominated Gaslight Mysteries "Tantalizing." --Catherine Coulter, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The End Game "This long-lasting series . . . has lost none of its interest or attraction . . . Thompson has always vividly shown the life of the rich and the very poor of the city . . . This is a strong tale, emotionally and historically, and a puzzling mystery." --RT Book Reviews (41/2 stars, Top Pick) "Victoria Thompson shines . . . Anne Perry and Caleb Carr fans, rejoice!" --Tamar Myers, national bestselling author of Tea with Jam and Dread "Fast-paced . . . Another Victorian page-turner!" --Robin Paige, national bestselling author of Death on the Lizard "Gangs of New York, eat your heart out--this book is the real thing." --Mystery Scene "A fascinating window into a bygone era." --Kirkus Reviews "Thompson vividly re-creates the gaslit world of old New York." --Publishers Weekly "Sarah Brandt makes an intriguing sleuth, and [Thompson's] Gaslight series is a consistent winner." --Booklist "Enthralling . . . Fascinating characters with a story to tell." --Fresh Fiction "Rewarding reading to fans of Rhys Bowen and Cordelia Frances Biddle."--Library Journal "With writing this good, I would recommend not missing a single Thompson tale."--Suspense Magazine