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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
 
Awards
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


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A Dangerous Duet (2018)
Karen Odden
"With a delightful and spirited heroine—and just the right blend of suspense, detection, and romance—A DANGEROUS DUET offers a vivid tapestry of Victorian England, replete with dazzling music halls, intrepid police inspectors, and a menacing underworld."

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