Edgar Award finalist Victoria Thompson colorfully portrays the prejudices and hardships of turn-of-the-century New York City. Called to Chinatown to deliver a baby, midwife Sarah Brandt soon helps search for a missing girl. But nobody seems to know where she is. Has she been sold to a brothel, or has she run off with a secret love?
“… vividly recreates the gaslit world of Old New York.”—Publishers Weekly
Release date: June 5, 2007
Print pages: 320
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