Death in Saratoga Springs
by Charles O'Brien


Overview - From the slaughterhouses of Manhattan to the elite enclaves of Saratoga Springs, private detective Pamela Thompson follows a trail of death and deception left by a Civil War hero. . .

Death In Saratoga Springs

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Overview
From the slaughterhouses of Manhattan to the elite enclaves of Saratoga Springs, private detective Pamela Thompson follows a trail of death and deception left by a Civil War hero. . .

Death In Saratoga Springs

New York City, 1894. Captain Jed Crake is a decorated veteran of the Union army and a successful mogul in the meatpacking industry. But this powerful man also has a hidden private life as a predator of young women. Working for attorney Jeremiah Prescott, private investigators Pamela Thompson and former NYPD detective Harry Miller are engaged to search for a maid allegedly abducted by the captain. . .

Before they can find the missing woman, Crake's dark history catches up with him and he is murdered in a posh hotel in Saratoga Springs. As fate would have it, Pamela's ward, Francesca Ricci, working as a chambermaid in the hotel, is accused of the crime. Now, in this pastoral playground of the idle rich, it's up to Pamela and Miller to find Crake's killer--as well as his victim--and save an innocent girl from a fate worse than death.

Praise for Death of a Robber Baron

"O'Brien captures the colorful details and varied characters of an opulent era deftly." --Publishers Weekly

"A pleasingly detailed look at the age of the robber barons along with enough strongly characterized suspects to keep readers guessing." --Kirkus Reviews

"The author skillfully weaves in fascinating details about American social history. Pair with Stefanie Pintoff, and also recommend for fans of Rhys Bowen's 'Molly Murphy' series." --Library Journal


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  • ISBN-13: 9780758286383
  • ISBN-10: 0758286384
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: May 2014
  • Page Count: 294
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds

Series: Gilded Age Mysteries (Kensington)

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