Detective Simon Ziele
About this Series
In this historical mystery series, early criminal science meets the dark side of old New York. Detective Simon Ziele seemed destined for greatness in the New York City police department, but when he loses his fiancée in the 1904 General Slocum ferry disaster, he flees New York City for Dobson, New York, to escape the memories of her death. But this ace detective keeps getting pulled back in by brutal murders and unsolvable cases. Stefanie Pintoff’s debut mystery novel in the series, In the Shadow of Gotham, won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel.