Deception by Gaslight: A Gilded Gotham Mystery

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Crooked Lane Books
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781639103386

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About the Author
Kate Belli lives in the mid-Atlantic region with her husband and son. When not writing, she works as a professor or a yogi, depending on the day. Deception by Gaslight is her first novel.
Reviews
Praise for Deception by Gaslight:
"This first in a promising series drops readers right into the dirty, cutthroat streets of a bygone Gotham, introduces a couple whose fortunes they'll wish to follow, and makes a great recommendation for fans of Mariah Fredericks."
--Booklist, starred review

"[A] riveting, carefully researched, [and] well-plotted mystery."
--Library Journal, starred review

"Gilded Age romance and complex crimes produce welcome surprises in the first of a new series."
--Kirkus Reviews

"A definite adventure in the Gilded Age, full of scandals of the elite and crimes of the nondescript."
--New York Journal of Books

"A fantastic debut novel...I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys historical mysteries."
--Seattle Book Review

"The characters are really well-written and the story and time setting work perfectly."
--Red Carpet Crash

"Creative and unexpected plot twists impel the story... an interesting American addition to the Victorian mystery subgenre."
--Historical Novel Society

"Belli's captivating debut is a delicious blend of mystery, romance and historical intrigue. The evocative, Gilded-Age setting and richly-drawn characters make this the kind of book you sink into and don't want to leave. I'm already looking forward to Genevieve and Daniel's next adventure!" --Elizabeth Blackwell, author of Red Mistress and On a Cold Dark Sea

"From Fifth Avenue mansions to back alley pubs, a gutsy female reporter and a rags-to-riches millionaire take on societal intrigue and political double-dealing in this entertaining and romantic tale of Gilded Age New York."
--Alyssa Maxwell, author of the Gilded Newport mysteries

"[A] complex conspiracy, exciting action, and the allure of a contradictory romance makes this debut novel a page-turner."
--Rosemary Simpson, author of the Gilded Age mysteries