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A deadly fortune

Author: Stacie Murphy
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Crime, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Pegasus Books editionView all editions and formats
"Amelia Matthew has done the all-but-impossible, especially for an orphan in Gilded Age New York City: along with her foster brother Jonas, she has parleyed her modest psychic talent into a safe and comfortable life. But safety and comfort vanish when a head injury leaves Amelia with a dramatically-expanded gift. After she publicly channels an angry spirit, she finds herself imprisoned in the notorious insane asylum  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacie Murphy
ISBN: 9781643136301 1643136305
OCLC Number: 1227305377
Notes: "A novel"--Jacket.
Description: 298 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stacie Murphy.


A historical mystery in the vein of The Alienist, in which a young woman in Gilded Age New York must use a special talent to unravel a deadly conspiracy.  Read more...


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"This engrossing mystery, rich in period detail, probes the dark side of Gilded Age New York and the even darker side of life at the insane asylum on Blackwell's Island. Plucky Amelia Matthew rises Read more...

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