Gaslight Mystery Series by Victoria Thompson

4.01 · 242 ratings
  • Murder on Astor Place (Gaslight Mystery #1)
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    Murder on Astor Place (Gaslight Mystery #1)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 18 ratings · published 1999

    As a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York, Sarah Brandt has seen pain and joy. Now she will work for something more--a search for justice--in a case of murder involving one of New York's richest families.

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  • Murder on St. Mark's Place (Gaslight Mystery #2)
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    Murder on St. Mark's Place (Gaslight Mystery #2)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2000

    As a midwife in the turn-of-the-century tenements of New York City, Sarah Brandt has seen suffering and joy, birth and death-and even murder. And the crime ridden streets of the teeming city offer little relief from either. Thinking she has been summoned by German immigrant Agnes Otto to usher a new life into the world, Sarah Brandt is greeted by the news of an untimely death instead. It seems that Agnes's beautiful younger sister, Gerda, had fallen into the life of a "Charity Girl... more

  • Murder on Gramercy Park (Gaslight Mystery #3)
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    Murder on Gramercy Park (Gaslight Mystery #3)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2001

    As a midwife in the turn-of-the-century tenements of New York City, Sarah Brandt has seen her share of suffering and joy, birth and death. Now, she learns that crime doesn’t discriminate, when the highest echelons of society are rocked by murder… A Gaslight Mystery At a summons from Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, Sarah arrives at the elegant home of famed magnetic healer Edmund Blackwell to find his wife in labor—and the good doctor dead from an apparent suicide... more

  • Murder on Washington Square (Gaslight Mystery #4)
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    Murder on Washington Square (Gaslight Mystery #4)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2002

    Turn-of-the-century New York City midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Molloy are thrust into a twisted case of murder—when a seductress falls victim to her own charades.

  • Murder on Mulberry Bend (Gaslight Mystery #5)
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    Murder on Mulberry Bend (Gaslight Mystery #5)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2003

    Sarah Brandt, a midwife in turn-of-the-century New York City, has seen more than her share of joy and sorrow, birth and death. Now she will see for the first time how the squalor of the streets can breed madness and murder… The Prodigal Son Mission on Mulberry Bend stands as a refuge for girls who otherwise would have to live by selling the only thing they have of value—themselves... more

  • Murder on Marble Row (Gaslight Mystery #6)
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    Murder on Marble Row (Gaslight Mystery #6)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2005

    Victoria Thompson's Gaslight mystery series is an intriguing look at society and crime in turn-of-the-century New York City. With previous bestsellers in paperback, this captivating series makes its hardcover debut with Murder on Marble Row --- a story filled with fascinating characters from all walks of life. This time out, Police Commissioner Teddy Roosevelt calls Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy into his office for an especially difficult assignment... more

  • Murder on Lenox Hill (Gaslight Mystery #7)
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    Murder on Lenox Hill (Gaslight Mystery #7)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2006

    When the affluent Lintons of Lenox Hill summon Sarah Brandt to examine their teenage daughter, their worst fear is confirmed: she is with child. The pregnancy is a mystery, however, as the young woman—mentally still a child herself—is never left on her own and denies that any man has ever hurt her. It’s a delicate situation, casting suspicion on those close to the Lintons, including their beloved minister, the Reverend Oliver Upchurch... more

  • Murder in Little Italy (Gaslight Mystery #8)
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    Murder in Little Italy (Gaslight Mystery #8)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2007

    When midwife Sarah Brandt visits Little Italy to check up on a new mother who delivered her baby just the day before, she finds the young woman dead. The family insists that the death was from complications of childbirth. Sarah thinks not. Neither does the woman's own mother, an Irishwoman who spreads the story that the girl was murdered by her Italian in-laws, the Ruoccos-an accusation that inflames tensions between the two immigrant groups... more

  • Murder in Chinatown (Gaslight Mystery #9)
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    Murder in Chinatown (Gaslight Mystery #9)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2008

    The ninth in the Edgar(r) Award-nominated series featuring midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Malloy in turn-of-the-century New York City. Sarah Brandt has made her uneasy way to Chinatown to deliver a baby. There she meets a group of Irish women who, completely alone at Ellis Island, married Chinese men in the same predicament. But even as a new century dawns, New Yorkers still cling to their own kind, scorning children of mixed races... more

  • Murder on Bank Street (Gaslight Mystery #10)
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    Murder on Bank Street (Gaslight Mystery #10)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 16 ratings · published 2009

    The �tantalizing�(Catherine Coulter) Edgar® Award-nominated Gaslight mystery series featuring midwife Sarah Brandt continues. In the four years since her husband�s death, midwife Sarah Brandt has become an angel of mercy in the tenements of turn-of-the-century New York, helping the less fortunate bring new life into the world��and, with Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy, seeing that justice is done for them. Now, Malloy has taken up the task of solving the murder of Dr... more

  • Murder on Waverly Place (Gaslight Mystery #11)
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    Murder on Waverly Place (Gaslight Mystery #11)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2010

    Victoria Thompson once again "vividly recreates the gaslit world of New York."("Publishers Weekly") Sarah Brandt is not completely surprised when her very proper mother asks her to attend a s?ance. She knows that Mrs. Decker still carries great guilt over the death of her older daughter, Maggie. So Sarah accompanies her and the spiritualist does seem to contact Maggie-convincing Mrs. Decker to attend another s?ance... more

  • Murder on Lexington Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #12)
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    Murder on Lexington Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #12)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2011

    When a wealthy businessman is murdered, Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy is assigned to investigate, even though the crime is out of his jurisdiction. The reason he soon realizes, is that the man has a deaf daughter—and it is well known that Malloy’s own son attends the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. The victim sent the girl to a rival institution, with different views on the deaf, and was an influential supporter of their program... more

  • Murder on Sisters' Row (Gaslight Mystery #13)
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    Murder on Sisters' Row (Gaslight Mystery #13)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2012

    It's no mystery why readers love Victoria Thompson's Edgar Award- nominated series. With the help of a charitable lady of means, midwife Sarah Brandt rescues a young woman and her newborn from the brothel where the mother was forced to prostitute herself. But their success comes at a high price when their benefactor is found murdered... more

  • Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #14)
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    Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #14)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2013

    Sarah Brandt’s family is one of the oldest in New York City, and her father, Felix Decker, takes his position in society very seriously. He still refuses to resign himself to his daughter being involved with an Irish Catholic police detective. But when a member of his private club — the very exclusive Knickerbocker — is murdered, Decker forms an uneasy alliance with Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy to solve the crime as discreetly as possible... more

  • Murder in Chelsea (Gaslight Mystery #15)
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    Murder in Chelsea (Gaslight Mystery #15)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2014

    Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired at Hope’s Daughters Mission for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. The woman claims she was Catherine’s nursemaid, now acting on behalf of the girl’s mother to reunite them. Unwilling to simply hand Catherine over to a complete stranger, Sarah asks Malloy to investigate. But when he goes to interview the woman at her tenement in Chelsea, he finds she has been murdered... more

  • Murder in Murray Hill (Gaslight Mystery #16)
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    Murder in Murray Hill (Gaslight Mystery #16)

    Victoria Thompson

    · 14 ratings · published 2014

    When facing injustice, the residents of nineteenth-century New York City’s tenements turn to midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy to protect their rights. Now, as the Edgar® and Agatha Award–nominated series continues, the two must track down a cruel criminal preying on the hopes and dreams of innocent women… A Gaslight Mystery Frank Malloy has never known any life other than that of a cop, but his newfound inheritance threatens his position within his department... more

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