ARC Review: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks (Jane Prescott #2)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The atmospheric, compelling follow-up to the stunning debut A Death of No Importance, featuring series character, Jane Prescott. In 1912, as New York reels from the news of the Titanic disaster, ladies’ maid Jane Prescott travels to Long Island with the Benchley family. Their daughter Louise is to marry William Tyler, … More ARC Review: Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks (Jane Prescott #2)

ARC Review: A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family in as they rule Gilded-Age New York, from the New York Times bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. In 1883, the New York Times prints a lengthy rave of Alva Vanderbilt’s Fifth Ave. costume ball–a coup for … More ARC Review: A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler

ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Mariah Fredericks’ compelling adult debut novel follows Jane Prescott, a ladies’ maid in an upper-crust 1910 NYC household, after her mistress’s playboy fiancé is gruesomely murdered. Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies’ maid in the upper-most echelons of 1910 New York City society. Invisible until … More ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: On a foggy summer night, eleven people–ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter–depart Martha’s Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs–the painter–and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful … More Book Review: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

Book Review: Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson (Gaslight Mystery #17)

Setting: Turn-of-the-century New York City Synopsis: As Sarah and Frank prepare for their upcoming wedding, Frank is hired to look into the death of a wealthy man, Charles Oakes. This mystery involves poisoning, mental asylums, the Civil War, and racism. Review: The Gaslight Mysteries are as strong as ever! These are very enjoyable mysteries set … More Book Review: Murder on Amsterdam Avenue by Victoria Thompson (Gaslight Mystery #17)