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. As the Gaslight Mystery series continues,
the two must rack down a cruel criminal preying on the hopes and dreams of
Frank Malloy has never known any life other than that of a
cop, but his newfound inheritance threatens his position within his department.
While trying to keep both his relationship with Sarah and his fortune under
wraps, he’s assigned to a new case—finding a missing young woman for her
worried father, Henry Livingston.
It seems the girl had been responding to “lonely hearts” ads
in the paper for months before she disappeared. Her father thinks that she has
eloped with a deceptive stranger, but Malloy fears the worst, knowing that the
grifters who place such ads often do much more than simply abscond with their
victims. But as Sarah and Malloy delve deeper into a twisted plot targeting the
city’s single women, it’s their partnership—both professional and private—that
winds up in the greatest peril. Download and start listening now!