By Stefanie Pintoff

ISBN-10: 0312544901

ISBN-13: 9780312544904

ISBN-10: 0312628129

ISBN-13: 9780312628123

Dobson, manhattan, 1905.

Detective Simon Ziele misplaced his fiancée within the basic Slocum ferry disaster—a thousand perished on that summer season day in 1904 while an onboard hearth burned the boat down within the waters of the East River. nonetheless reeling from the tragedy, Ziele transferred to a police division north of latest York, to flee the town and all of the thoughts it conjured.

But just a couple of months into his new existence in a quiet state city, he is confronted with the main stunning murder of his profession thus far: younger Sarah Wingate has been brutally murdered in her personal bed room in the midst of an another way calm and quiet wintry weather afternoon. After only one day of research, Simon's contacted by means of Columbia University's famous criminologist Alistair Sinclair, who deals a startling declare approximately one among his sufferers, Michael Fromley—that the proof of the homicide undergo an uncanny resemblance to Fromley's deranged mutterings.

But what might have led Fromley, along with his heritage of violent habit and brutal fantasies, to find Sarah, a impressive arithmetic pupil and a formal younger girl who has little in universal together with his earlier pursuits? Is Fromley relatively a assassin, or is a person mimicking him?

This is what Simon Ziele needs to discover, with the aid of the bright yet self-interested Alistair Sinclair—before the killer moves again.

With this taut, atmospheric, and unique tale of a haunted guy who needs to look for a killer whereas at the run from his personal demons, Stefanie Pintoff's In the Shadow of Gotham marks the debut of an exceptional new expertise, the inaugural winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of the US top First Crime Novel Competition.

In the Shadow of Gotham is the winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for top First Novel.

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