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Murder in Morningside Heights : a gaslight mystery / Victoria Thompson.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

"Former police sergeant Frank Malloy and his wife adjust to life in New York high society as they investigate a death in the field of higher learning.... After spending his first few weeks as a private detective by investigating infidelities of the wealthy, Frank has a more serious case at hand. Abigail Northrup of Tarrytown, New York, was her parents' pride and joy. After graduating from a prestigious women's college in Morningside Heights, she took a job there as an instructor. She also joined the ranks of the New Women, ladies planning for a life without a husband in which they make their own decisions and make a difference in the world. Unfortunately, her murder ended all that. When the police declare the incident a random attack and refuse to investigate further, Abigail's parents request Frank's help. Of course, he'll need Sarah's assistance as she's more familiar with the world of academia, and it will be far easier for her to interview the lady professors. Yet difficulties arise as they learn that although Miss Northrup may have been an exemplary student and teacher, she lived in a world of secrets and lies ..."--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC THOMPSON (Text) 33892100371427 Adult Fiction Book None 05/04/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101987087
  • ISBN: 1101987081
  • Physical Description: 296 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2016.

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Series numeration from FantasticFiction.
Summary, etc.:
"Former police sergeant Frank Malloy and his wife adjust to life in New York high society as they investigate a death in the field of higher learning.... After spending his first few weeks as a private detective by investigating infidelities of the wealthy, Frank has a more serious case at hand. Abigail Northrup of Tarrytown, New York, was her parents' pride and joy. After graduating from a prestigious women's college in Morningside Heights, she took a job there as an instructor. She also joined the ranks of the New Women, ladies planning for a life without a husband in which they make their own decisions and make a difference in the world. Unfortunately, her murder ended all that. When the police declare the incident a random attack and refuse to investigate further, Abigail's parents request Frank's help. Of course, he'll need Sarah's assistance as she's more familiar with the world of academia, and it will be far easier for her to interview the lady professors. Yet difficulties arise as they learn that although Miss Northrup may have been an exemplary student and teacher, she lived in a world of secrets and lies ..."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Brandt, Sarah (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Malloy, Frank (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Private investigators > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
FICTION > Mystery & Detective > Women Sleuths.
FICTION > Historical.
Brandt, Sarah (Fictitious character)
Malloy, Frank (Fictitious character)
Manners and customs.
Murder > Investigation.
Private investigators.
New York (State) > New York.
Genre: Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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