Gaslight Mystery #17
On Sale: November 3, 2015
Featuring: Frank Malloy
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The author of Murder on Amsterdam Avenue returns
to nineteenth-century New York City to find Christmas in
air, a police detective and a midwife with love in their
hearts, and a wealthy newlywed with blood on her
Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy and Sarah
Brandt are not the only ones who have recently tied the
knot. Family friend Mrs. Oâ€™Neill was delighted when her
daughter Una wed the seemingly wealthy and charming
Pollock. She didnâ€™t wonder why such an affluent man would
want to marry a poor Irish girl, no matter how pretty she
was. But now Mrs. Oâ€™Neill has a problem.
servants have found their employer bludgeoned to death with
Una cradling his body. Rendered mute by the horror of her
husbandâ€™s death, Una cannot explain what happened, so the
police have charged her with murder and locked her away in
the Tombs to await trial.
Mrs. Oâ€™Neill would like
Frank to investigate the case and save Una, yet with Frank
and Sarah still on their honeymoon, itâ€™s up to the other
members of their newly formed household to do some
work. But solving the mystery behind Pollockâ€™s death means
first discovering the truth about who he really isâ€¦
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