Murder on Washington Square (Gaslight Mystery, #4)

Ahhhh.Some progress on the Mrs. Brant and the Detective Malloy romantic front.And I'm not sure how Malloy could solve these murders without mid-wife Brant's keen eye and ability to encourage people to open up with critical information.This cozy mystery series is better than good with a strong storyline and it's relaxing to me by my not having to constantly think about every little tidbit of information.Also, I do...

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Murder on Gramercy Park (Gaslight Mystery, #3)

As a midwife in the turn-of-the-century tenements of New York City, Sarah Brandt has seen her share of suffering and joy, birth and death. Now, she learns that crime doesn’t discriminate, when the highest echelons of society are rocked by murder… A Gaslight MysteryAt a summons from Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, Sarah arrives at the elegant home of famed magnetic healer Edmund Blackwell to find his wife in labor—and the good doctor...

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Murder on Sisters' Row (Gaslight Mystery, #13)

It's no mystery why readers love Victoria Thompson's Edgar Award- nominated series. With the help of a charitable lady of means, midwife Sarah Brandt rescues a young woman and her newborn from the brothel where the mother was forced to prostitute herself. But their success comes at a high price when their benefactor is found murdered. Though the brothel's madam is immediately considered a suspect, Sarah and Sergeant Frank Malloy...

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Murder in Chelsea (Gaslight Mystery, #15)

Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired at Hope’s Daughters Mission for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. The woman claims she was Catherine’s nursemaid, now acting on behalf of the girl’s mother to reunite them.Unwilling to simply hand Catherine over to a complete stranger, Sarah asks Malloy to investigate. But when he goes to interview the woman at her tenement in Chelsea, he...

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Murder on Lexington Avenue (Gaslight Mystery, #12)

When a wealthy businessman is murdered, Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy is assigned to investigate, even though the crime is out of his jurisdiction. The reason he soon realizes, is that the man has a deaf daughter—and it is well known that Malloy’s own son attends the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. The victim sent the girl to a rival institution, with different views on the deaf, and was an influential supporter of their...

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Playing with Fire

COURTING ISABEL Though well past marrying age, innocent schoolmarm Isabel Forester arrived in Bittercreek Texas, to discover she was a prized commodity. A severe shortage of women in the rough-and-tumble frontier community had every bachelor - but one - bying for her affections. The lone holdout was Eben Walker - a man of mystery, a man of scruples...and the only eligible male Isabel truly coveted. But the virile blacksmith...

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Murder in Little Italy (Gaslight Mystery, #8)

When midwife Sarah Brandt visits Little Italy to check up on a new mother who delivered her baby just the day before, she finds the young woman dead. The family insists that the death was from complications of childbirth. Sarah thinks not. Neither does the woman's own mother, an Irishwoman who spreads the story that the girl was murdered by her Italian in-laws, the Ruoccos-an accusation that inflames tensions between the two immigrant groups....

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Bold Texas Embrace

HOT-BLOODED RANCHERArt teacher Catherine Eaton could hardly believe how stubborn Sam Conners was! Even though the rancher's young stepbrother was an exceptionally talented painter, Sam forbade Catherine to instruct him, fearing that art would make a sissy out of him. Spunky and determined, the blond schoolmarm confronted the muleheaded cowboy...only to find that he was as handsome as he was hard-headed and as desirable as he was...

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