Brooklyn on Fire

Brooklyn on Fire

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Brooklyn's most witty and daring detective risks everything to solve a dangerous triple-murder case

After closing a case with the Brooklyn Police Department, Mary Handley is determined to become an official detective in her own right. And when Emily Worsham shows up at her new office-- convinced her uncle John Worsham was murdered and desperate for answers--Mary's second assignment begins. 

As she investigates the curious circumstances surrounding John's death, Mary soon finds herself entangled in a high-stakes family scandal, a series of interconnected murders, political corruption, untrustworthy sources, and an unexpected romance with a central member of New York's elite. 

Featuring historic figures like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and the Vanderbilt family,  Brooklyn on Fire  takes Mary on a wild journey from New York City to North Carolina to uncover not only the truth of one man's death, but to unravel the mystery in three murders - with links tied perilously close to her own personal world.
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780553418941
Branch Call Number: MF LEVY
Characteristics: 344 pages ; 21 cm

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savtadina
Apr 15, 2016

A very complex story set in the late 1880s in NY, but definitely worth reading...

I enjoyed the historical fiction and the typical characters of the time as well as learning about the political dealings for water, etc.

The mystery was less interesting to me, but I still found the book satisfying and I do look forward to reading the next book int he series.

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