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Death of a New American : a mystery

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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, at their uncle and aunt's mansion; the Tylers are a glamorous, storied couple, their past filled with travel and adventure. Now, Charles Tyler is known for putting down New York's notoriousItalian mafia, the Black Hand, and his wife Alva has settled into domestic life. As the city visitors adjust to the rhythms of the household, and plan Louise's upcoming wedding, Jane quickly befriends the Tyler children's nanny, Sofia--a young Italian-American woman. However, one unusually sultry spring night, Jane is woken by a scream from the nursery--and rushes in to find Sofia murdered, and the carefully locked window flung open. The Tylers believe that this is an attempted kidnapping of their baby gone wrong; a warning from the criminal underworld to Charles Tyler. But Jane is asked to help with the investigation by her friend, journalist Michael Behan, who knows that she is uniquely placed to see what other tensions may simmer just below the surfacein this wealthy, secretive household. Was Sofia's murder fall-out from the social tensions rife in New York, or could it be a much more personal crime?

Available copies

  • 19 of 23 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

2 current holds with 23 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Ardsley Public Library MYSTERY FREDERICKS (Text)
Fiction
31000151211243
Available
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Bedford Free Library MYS FRE (Text)
Mystery
31002150780673
In transit
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Chappaqua Library MYSTERY FREDERICKS (Text)
Mystery
31005406009995
Available
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Croton Free Library MYSTERY/FREDERICKS (Text)
Mystery
31006151731288
Available
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Dobbs Ferry Public Library FREDERICKS (Text)
New Book
31007151379235
Checked out
12/12/2020
Harrison Public Library FREDERICKS, M. (Text)
New Fiction
31010300196591
Available
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Harrison West Harrison Branch Library MYSTERY FREDERICKS, M. (Text)
Mystery
31010400090124
Available
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Irvington Public Library MYS FREDERICKS, M (Text)
New Book
31012154496200
Available
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John C. Hart Memorial Library MYSTERY FREDERICKS (Text)
Mystery
31030154850101
Available
-
Katonah Village Library FICTION FREDERICKS (Text)
Fiction
31013151818891
Available
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