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Two weeks ago Victoria Thompson published the next part of her Gaslight Mystery series Murder on St Nicholas Avenue. With the unique style of Western Pennsylvania based writer it’s another hit in a making. The novel already received 30 plus reviews with average 4.6 Amazon stars.
It’s a great honor for Land of Books to introduce Victoria Thompson.


– Victoria, what is your book Murder on St Nicholas Avenue about?
– Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy and Sarah Brandt are not the only ones who have recently tied the knot. Family friend Mrs. O’Neill was delighted when her daughter Una wed charming millionaire Randolph Pollock. She didn’t wonder why such a wealthy man would want to marry a poor Irish girl, no matter how pretty she was. But now Mrs. O’Neill has a problem.
Pollock’s servants have found their employer bludgeoned to death with Una cradling his body. Rendered mute by the horror of her husband’s death, Una cannot explain what happened, so the police have charged her with murder and locked her away in the Tombs to await trial.
Mrs. O’Neill would like Frank to investigate the case and save Una, yet with Frank and Sarah still on their honeymoon, it’s up to the other members of their newly formed household to do some detective work. But solving the mystery behind Pollock’s death means first discovering the truth about who he really is…
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