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Stefanie Pintoff

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In 2008, Stefanie Pintoff became the inaugural winner of the St. Martin's Minotaur/Mystery Writers of America Best First Crime Novel competition. Her novel, In the Shadow of Gotham, developed from what she learned about criminology and detective fiction while earning a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a Ph.D. in English Literature from New York University.

Genres: Historical Mystery, Mystery
Agatha Award Best First Novel nominee (2009) : In the Shadow of Gotham
Anthony Awards Best First Novel nominee (2010) : In the Shadow of Gotham
Edgar Awards Best First Novel winner (2010) : In the Shadow of Gotham
Barry Awards Best Thriller nominee (2016) : Hostage Taker

Stefanie Pintoff recommends
A Lady in the Smoke (2016)
Karen Odden
"This riveting historical debut is chock-full of details about Victorian England, spun into a masterful tale of romance, railroads, and mystery. Propelled by an engaging heroine and a deftly plotted conspiracy, it’s a great read!"

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