Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Mystery Bookshelf: Secret of the White Rose by Stefanie Pintoff, a Simon Ziele Mystery

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The Mystery Bookshelf, where you can discover a world of mystery and suspense, is pleased to feature a new crime novel we recently received from the publisher.

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Secret of the White Rose by Stefanie Pintoff
A Simon Ziele Mystery (3rd in series)
Minotaur Books (Trade Paperback)
Publication Date: February 2012
ISBN-13: 978-1-250-00166-5

Secret of the White Rose by Stefanie Pintoff

About Secret of the White Rose (from the publisher): The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele’s jurisdiction in more ways than one. For one, it’s high-profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner, since Judge Jackson was presiding over the sensational trial of Al Drayson. Drayson, an anarchist, set off a bomb at a Carnegie family wedding, but instead of killing millionaires, it killed passersby, including a child. The dramatic trial has captured the full attention of 1906 New York City.

Furthermore, Simon’s assigned precinct on Manhattan’s West Side includes the gritty Tenderloin but not the tonier Gramercy Park, which is where the judge is found in his locked town house with his throat slashed on the night before the jury is set to deliberate. But his widow insists on calling her husband’s old classmate criminologist, Alistair Sinclair, who in turn enlists Ziele’s help. Together they must steer Sinclair’s unorthodox methods past a police force that is so focused on rounding up Drayson’s supporters that they’ve all but rejected any other possibilities.

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About the author: Stefanie Pintoff's debut mystery, In the Shadow of Gotham, was the winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. A graduate of Columbia University Law School, she also has a Ph.D. in literature from New York University. Now a full-time writer, she lives on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. For more information about the author and her books, visit her website at StefaniePintoff.com.

Mysterious Reviews: Mysteries Reviewed by the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books Crime novels by Stefanie Pintoff reviewed by Mysterious Reviews: In the Shadow of Gotham (2009).

Purchase Options for Secret of the White Rose:

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