Murder, Murder, Murder in Gilded Central Park (Paperback)

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Murder, Murder, Murder in Gilded Central Park (Paperback)


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In her Fifth Avenue mansion in autumn, 1898, silver heiress Val DeVere learns a third young woman's strangled body has been found nearby in New York's Central Park. The victim could be someone like Val's late mother-or her-for the Valentine Mackle DeVere is one generation from the Irish immigrants who now risk their lives toiling in the city that promised a better life.

Heartsick, Val joins her well-connected husband, Roddy (Roderick Windham DeVere), to press the mayor for action, but scandal-ridden city hall finds little time for the case of "disposable" young women who frequent the park at night.

A maverick police detective urges the DeVeres to help him find the killer, but his "evidence" ensnares a family friend and could send an innocent man to death row. The couple feel on trial when the detective baits them with Roddy's Old New York heritage: "Tell me this, Mr. many more murders before you and Mrs. DeVere cooperate to save the park your forefathers built?"

Product Details ISBN: 9781685248154
ISBN-10: 1685248152
Publisher: Cecelia Tichi
Publication Date: January 1st, 2022
Pages: 364
Language: English