Murder on Sisters' Row: Gaslight Mystery Series, Book 13

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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 investigate, uncovering some unpleasant truths about the victim and her charity-and the woman and child Sarah risked her own life to save.
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Midwife Sarah Brandt braves the dangers of the tenements in nineteenth-century New York to help the impoverished and, with Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, bring the guilty that prey on them to justice. Now, the latest novel in the Edgar®-nominated series finds Sarah compelled to save an expectant mother from a fate worse than death...

Summoned to an elegant house to deliver a baby, Sarah finds her patient is actually in a brothel. The young woman in labor reveals she is being held against her will and forced to prostitute herself—and that the madam intends to get rid of the baby.

To rescue the new mother and her infant, Sarah secures the assistance of Mrs. Vivian Van Orner, a woman of means known for her charitable work. But their success comes at a high price when Mrs.Van Orner is found murdered.

With Malloy's help, Sarah's investigation uncovers some unpleasant truths about the victim and her charity—as well as the woman and child Sarah risked her own life to save...

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Detective and mystery stories, American
Detectives -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
Malloy, Frank (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Midwives -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction
Philanthropists -- Crimes against -- Fiction
Prostitutes -- Fiction
title_display Murder on Sisters' Row
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Murder on Sisters' Row Gaslight Mystery Series, Book 13
title_short Murder on Sisters' Row
title_sub Gaslight Mystery Series, Book 13
topic_facet Brandt, Sarah (Fictitious character)
Crimes against
Detective and mystery stories, American
Detectives
Fiction
Malloy, Frank (Fictitious character)
Midwives
Mystery
Philanthropists
Prostitutes
Social conditions