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Fresh Pick | IN THE SHADOW OF GOTHAM by Stefanie Pintoff
Fresh Pick / October 11, 2010

May 2010 On Sale: May 11, 2010 Featuring: Simon Ziele 400 pages ISBN: 0312628129 EAN: 9780312628123 Hardcover $14.99 Add to Wish List Mystery Historical Buy at A 2010 Anthony Nominee for Best First Novel In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff Stefanie Pintoff’s acclaimed and award-winning debut is the taut historical tale of Detective Simon Ziele, a man who lost his fiancée in the 1904 General Slocum ferry disaster and thereafter flees New York City for Dobson, New York, to escape the memories of her death. But months into his tenure, he catches the worst homicide of his career: a young woman brutally murdered in her own bedroom in the middle of the afternoon. His investigation quickly takes him to Columbia University criminologist Alistair Sinclair and one of his patients. But what could lead this Michael Fromley, with his history of violent behavior, to target such a proper young lady? Is Michael really behind the murder or is someone mimicking him? Ziele must discover the truth in this story of a haunted man on the trail of a killer while on the run from his own demons. Excerpt Chapter One The scream that pierced the dull yellow November…