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Detective Simon Ziele

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.

  • Secret of the White Rose
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    • Secret of the White Rose

    • Detective Simon Ziele (Volume 3)
      Stefanie Pintoff
      St. Martin's Press

    • The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele's jurisdiction in more ways than one. For one, it's high-profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner,...

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  • A Curtain Falls
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    • A Curtain Falls

    • Detective Simon Ziele (Volume 2)
      Stefanie Pintoff
      St. Martin's Press

    • The careers of New York City detective Simon Ziele and his former partner, Captain Declan Mulvaney, went in remarkably different directions after the tragic death of Ziele's fiancée in the 1904...

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  • In the Shadow of Gotham
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    • In the Shadow of Gotham

    • Detective Simon Ziele (Volume 1)
      Stefanie Pintoff
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Dobson, New York, 1905.

      Detective Simon Ziele lost his fiancée in the General Slocum ferry disaster—a thousand perished on that summer day in 1904 when an onboard fire burned the boat down...

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Stefanie Pintoff

Stefanie Pintoff is the author of A Curtain Falls, In the Shadow of Gotham, and Secret of the White Rose. In the Shadow of Gotham is the winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best First Novel and the Washington Irving Book Prize, and she has earned nominations for the Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Awards. She is also a graduate of Columbia University Law School and has a Ph.D. in literature from New York University. Now a full-time writer, she lives with her husband and daughter on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.