The Gaslight Series, set in turn-of-the-century New York City, follows midwife Sarah Brandt, who is well-heeled but chooses to work in tenements, and detective Frank Molloy as they investigate crime. The historical procedurals are atmospheric and compelling, with the relationship between Sarah and Frank growing throughout the long-standing series.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Washington: A Life presents a meticulously researched portrait of the complicated Civil War general and 18th President, challenging the views of his critics while sharing insights into his prowess as a military leader, the honor with which he conducted his administration and the rise and fall of his fortunes.
Please read Part III (p. 549 – 862).
Read More Book Club at Prison City
Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m.
The book club meets at Prison City Pub and Brewery, 28 State St. in Auburn.
Traces the near-forgotten story of World War I veteran and founder of the Elephant Company in India, documenting how J. H. Williams and his elephants proved instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees.