Victoria Thompson is the Edgar(r) Award-nominated author of the Gaslight mystery series and 20 additional historical novels. She lives in Pennsylvania with her family.
19th Century New York City, with its desperate poverty, dazzling excesses, corrupt administrations, and flood of immigrants has long been fertile ground for crime fiction. Read morePublished on Sept. 12 2003 by Rocco Dormarunno
I agree with the other reviewer - excellent airplane read. It made my flight time "fly by" as well. I enjoy this series, interesting characters.Published on April 13 2003 by plum9195
This book made the flight from Chicago to Seattle a delight. The fifth in the Gaslight Mystery series, has midwife Sarah Brandt and police sargeant Frank Molloy teaming to solve... Read morePublished on April 5 2003
Around 1900, midwife Sarah Brandt escorts Richard Dennis through the lower Manhattan slums to the Prodigal Son Mission where his deceased wife voluntarily worked before dying... Read morePublished on March 6 2003 by Harriet Klausner