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blished police force. That is, I liked it until the last part of the book, when Timothy finds out about Mercy Underhill and solves the crimes.
The Gods of Gotham book. The Gods of Gotham, Lyndsay Faye. New York City forms its first police force . Helped by an explosion of combustible saltpeter, a great fire has once again decimated Lower Manhattan, claiming the lives of four fireman and 26 civilians.
GODS OF GOTHAM is the fantastic first novel in Lyndsay Faye's Edgar Award-nominated series.
Lyndsay Faye's novel, The Gods of Gotham, is an excellent historical mystery set in a time and place not many fiction writers have ventured to date: New York City, circa 1845
Lyndsay Faye's novel, The Gods of Gotham, is an excellent historical mystery set in a time and place not many fiction writers have ventured to date: New York City, circa 1845. On the surface, the year seems unremarkable - James Polk is President, and the American Civil War has yet to occur. However, Faye manages to capture the setting brilliantly, breathing life into the era, making it interesting and relevant to modern readers. She provides real insight into the tensions that permeated New York City during that period.
Home Lyndsay Faye Series: Gods of Gotham. A series by Lyndsay Faye. 1. The Gods of Gotham (2012) 2. Seven for a Secret (2013) 3. The Fatal Flame (2015).
Lyndsay Faye is an American author.
From Edgar-nominated author Lyndsay Faye comes the next book in what Gillian Flynn calls a brilliant new mystery series. Six months after the formation of the NYPD, its most reluctant and talented officer, Timothy Wilde, thinks himself well versed in his city?™s dark practices?"until he learns of the gruesome underworld of lies and corruption ruled by the blackbirders, who snatch free Northerners of color from their homes, masquerade them as slaves, and sell them South to toil as plantation.