April 23rd, 2014
Home | Log in! or Register

Fresh Fiction

Watch Us On

Good Morning Texas
We Connect On
Todays_Pick
Fresh Pick
A SEAL's Kiss
Sherryl WoodsSherryl Woods
On Top Shelf
Sign up for Fresh Fiction News

April showers = Book Reading time!

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
Can he come home again to the Plain life?


slideshow image
Is sacrificing herself the only way to stop this evil?


slideshow image
Is Homecoming turns out more than new dresses…murdersacrificing herself the only way to stop this evil?


slideshow image
Vampires aren't real...or are they?


slideshow image
Is your first love worth a second chance?


slideshow image
Win it all, or lose it all




Purchase

Buy at Barnes&Noble.com
Buy at Powells
Buy at Independent Bookstore


Add to Wish List


Also by Stefanie Pintoff:

Secret Of The White Rose, June 2011
Hardcover
A Curtain Falls, May 2011
Paperback
In the Shadow of Gotham, May 2010
Hardcover

Secret Of The White Rose
Stefanie Pintoff

Edgar Award Winning Series #3
St. Martin's Minotaur
June 2011
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Featuring: Alistair Sinclair; Detective Simon Ziele
400 pages
ISBN: 0312583974
EAN: 9780312583972
Hardcover
$24.99
Add to Wish List

Thriller Crime | Suspense True Crime

The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele’s jurisdiction in more ways than one. It’s high profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner, since Judge Jackson was presiding over the sensationalist trial of Al Drayson. Drayson, an anarchist, set off a bomb at a Carnegie wedding, but instead of killing millionaires, it killed passersby, including a child.

Furthermore, Simon’s assigned precinct on Manhattan’s west side includes the gritty Tenderloin but not the tonier Gramercy Park, which is where the judge is found in his locked townhouse with his throat slashed on the night before the jury is set to deliberate. But his widow insists on calling her husband’s old classmate criminologist Alistair Sinclair, who in turn enlists Ziele’s help. Together they must steer Sinclair’s unorthodox methods past a police force that is so focused on rounding up Drayson’s supporters that they’ve all but rejected any other possibilities.

Once again, Pintoff ’s combination of vital characterizations and a fascinating case set amongst the sometimes brutal and sometimes glittering history of turn-of-the-century New York makes for totally compelling reading.

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2014 off-the-edge.net
all rights reserved

Book Reviews Blog Directory Google+