31 BOND STREET : A NOVEL

By: ELLEN HORAN

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Who killed Dr. Harvey Burdell in his opulent Manhattan town house?

At once a gripping mystery and a richly detailed excavation of a lost age, 31 Bond Street is a spellbinding tale of murder, sex, greed, and politics in 1857 New York. Author Ellen Horan interweaves fact and fiction--reimagining the sensational nineteenth-century crime that rocked the city a few short years before the Civil War ripped through the fabric of the nation, while transporting readers back to a time that eerily echoes our own.

Though there are no clues to the brutal slaying of wealthy Dr. Burdell, suspicion quickly falls on Emma Cunningham, the refined, pale-skinned widow who managed his house and servants. An ambitious district attorney seeks a swift conviction, but defense attorney Henry Clinton is a formidable obstacle--a man firmly committed to justice and the law, and to the cause of a frightened, vulnerable woman desperately trying to save herself from the gallows.

Title: 31 BOND STREET : A NOVEL

Author Name: ELLEN HORAN

Categories: FICT HISTORICAL,

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

ISBN Number: 0061773972

ISBN Number 13: 9780061773976

Binding: TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition: GOOD CONDITION

Seller ID: IM22942

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