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Treachery on Tenth Street (A Gilded Gotham Mystery #3)

Kate Belli

Hardcover

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Somebody’s killing the most glamorous models in Gilded-Age New York, but intrepid Genevieve Stewart is up to the task in Kate Belli’s third Gilded Gotham mystery, for fans of Victoria Thompson and Andrea Penrose.

As a heat wave engulfs New York in the summer of 1889, the city’s top models begin turning up dead, one by one, suggesting the work of a single killer. Society girl turned investigative journalist Genevieve Stewart is drawn into the case when Beatrice Holler, one of her friend Callie’s fellow models, is found with her throat cut.
 
Genevieve and her compatriot, wealthy Daniel McCaffrey, are joined by Callie to seek out the suspects, which leads them to search for answers from the members of the elite, notorious gangsters, and the city's most prominent painters.
 
In an era when London’s Jack the Ripper murders have everyone on edge, the police want to keep the killings quiet. But the bodies are piling up as fast as the suspects—and unless the killer is found, the simmering New York summer could boil over into madness.
 


Praise For Treachery on Tenth Street (A Gilded Gotham Mystery #3)

Praise for Treachery on Tenth Street:
“Evocative . . . Anne Perry fans will be pleased.”
Publishers Weekly

“A rich combination of mystery and boldly painted historic detail.”
Kirkus Reviews

“[A] well-researched, intriguing historical mystery depicting culture and social class in Gilded-Age Gotham.”
Library Journal

“A vivid picture of Gilded Age New York.”
Historical Novel Society

Praise for the Gilded Gotham Mysteries:

“Belli's captivating debut is a delicious blend of mystery, romance and historical intrigue. The evocative, Gilded-Age setting and richly-drawn characters make this the kind of book you sink into and don't want to leave."
—Elizabeth Blackwell, author of RED MISTRESS and ON A COLD DARK SEA
 
“Complex conspiracy, exciting action, and the allure of a contradictory romance make this debut novel a page-turner."
—Rosemary Simpson, author of the Gilded Age mysteries
 
"From Fifth Avenue mansions to back alley pubs, a gutsy female reporter and a rags-to-riches millionaire take on societal intrigue and political double-dealing in this entertaining and romantic tale of Gilded Age New York."
—Alyssa Maxwell, author of the Gilded Newport Mysteries

“[A] riveting, carefully researched, [and] well-plotted mystery.”
Library Journal, starred review

“This first in a promising series drops readers right into the dirty, cutthroat streets of a bygone Gotham, introduces a couple whose fortunes they’ll wish to follow, and makes a great recommendation for fans of Mariah Fredericks.”
Booklist, starred review

"Strong characters bolster an excellent mystery brimming with danger, romance, and historical tidbits."
Kirkus Reviews

“Belli evocatively portrays Gilded Age New York.”
Publishers Weekly

I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys historical mysteries.”
Seattle Book Review

Crooked Lane Books, 9781639100927, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2022



About the Author

Kate Belli lives in the mid-Atlantic region with her husband and son. When not writing, she works as a professor or a yogi, depending on the day.