Murder in Chelsea
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Murder in Chelsea

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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 finds she has been murdered.

Though her death leaves Sarah’s claim to Catherine unchallenged, her sense of justice compels her to work with Malloy to find the killer. Their search takes them from the marble mansions of the Upper West Side to the dilapidated dwellings of lower Manhattan and into the deepest and darkest secrets of Catherine’s past.

And while Malloy helps Sarah determine the fate of the child she loves, he faces a challenge of his own—and his decision could change both their lives forever…

Title:Murder in Chelsea
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0425260410
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:296 pages

    Murder in Chelsea Reviews

  • Rebecca
    Mar 16, 2016

    BEST BOOK OF THE SERIES!!!!!! I can't even believe how good this book was! And, hoo boy, the PAYOFF! I just love these characters so much, and I really enjoyed how this book really centered around the...

  • Elisabeth Montegna
    Jul 27, 2013

    The latest in Gaslight Mystery series, the author finally gives the readers in this 15th book what they?ve been wanting since the first or second book. Let?s hope she doesn?t screw it up in book...

  • Mo
    Sep 15, 2016

    3 1/2 stars This one was a hard one for me to rate. The entire time I was reading it I had such a feeling of "been there, done that". It was a 2 1/2 star book at best. But then I came to the ending......

  • Steven
    Apr 28, 2016

    This 15th volume in Victoria Thompson's charming and enjoyable Gaslight Mystery series is one of the best. At long last, after 15 books and about as many years, we have the story that will get Detecti...

  • Veronica
    Jul 22, 2013

    So I have now caught up with this series and I still find it as charming as the first book. I love the historical setting and while I am no expert in turn-of-century America, it feels very authentic a...

  • Shirley Schwartz
    Jun 08, 2013

    I did enjoy this latest Sarah Brandt mystery, but I have to admit that I figured out the murderer(s)? early on in the book. But that did not spoil the book for me as I so enjoy Ms. Thompson's writing ...

  • Merritt
    Oct 30, 2013

    The last few books in this series have been kind of lagging in spark. None of them have been bad, but they haven't been the "can't put it down" quality of cozy mysteries I'm used to expecting. This is...

  • Lise
    Nov 13, 2013

    Anyone who is a fan of historical mysteries, or the history of New York City or just great crime fiction should already have discovered Victoria Thompson's Gaslight New York series featuring the forme...

  • Pamela
    Jul 05, 2013

    I love this series, and have not missed one book. This was all I wanted it to be. The story line was first rate, and the characters that we have come to love are all there. This one involved Catherine...

  • Tammie
    Jul 15, 2015

    Yes finally after 15 books! I love Sarah and Malloy together. The mystery was easy to figure out but I didn't care. ...