I hope you are enjoying the Reader's Den selection for November, The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye. The year is 1845 and the story revolves around the establishment of the first official New York City Police Department. I just finished re-reading it and found it retained its interest and appeal the second time around, which is not usually the case with mysteries. I know, I know: Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Miss Marple and/or Hercule Poirot and Agatha Christie, Nero Wolfe and Rex Stout. Indeed, the exception proves the rule; these characters and authors are exceptional, and, in my opinion, so are Timothy Wilde and Lyndsay Faye.
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