Stefanie Pintoff

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Stefanie Pintoff is an American author of historical mystery novels.

Work[edit]

Stefanie Pintoff’s books take place in New York City in the early 1900s. Her character Simon Ziele is a police detective who lost his fiancée in a steamship accident, and Alistair Sinclair is a talented and egotistical criminologist. Her work is known for intricate plots and historical details, with a focus on early criminal science.[1]

Her book In the Shadow of Gotham won the Minotaur/Mystery Writers of America Award for "Best First Crime Novel",[2] the 2010 Edgar Award for Best First Novel[3] and a 2011 Washington Irving Book Award.

The 1904 General Slocum disaster played a prominent role in two of her novels: In the Shadow of Gotham and Secret of the White Rose.

Bibliography[edit]

  • In the Shadow of Gotham, Minotaur Books, 2009[4]
  • A Curtain Falls, Minotaur Books, 2010[5]
  • Secret of the White Rose, Minotaur Books, 2011[6][7]
  • Hostage Taker, Ballantine Books, 2015[8]
  • City on Edge, Bantam, 2016

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