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Friday, January 1, 2010

IN THE SHADOW OF GOTHAM by Stefani Pintoff

Who brutally murdered a young woman in her own bedroom in the middle of a winter afternoon? Detective Simon Zeal’s investigation leads him to Columbia University noted criminologist, Alistair Sinclair and one of his subjects, Michael Fromley, who has a history of violent behavior. But is he really the killer? Volume one in the New York Historical Mysteries series.
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Anonymous said...

This was a good read. Ms. Pintoff has a future in writing.

Allison said...

I liked it okay, but I saw some flaws in her plot... I think there is HUGE potential, but a more seasoned writer could have done the story better.

Melissa Post said...

I really enjoyed this book! It was a great mystery with a historical background. The characters were intriguing and believable.