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City of Secrets (2011)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312603614, Hardcover)
Miranda Corbie is back in this sequel to the Macavity Award-winning City of Dragons. "Impressive...Stanley's hard-boiled, strong female sleuth stalks Hammett's San Francisco and does the job with all the panache of Sam Spade. Readers will eagerly await the next installment in this exciting new series." --Booklist (starred)
About City of Dragons:
Stanley ... knows how to bring the past to life ... City of Dragons, with its brittle patter and its broken heart of gold, is a joy to read."--Tom Nolan, San Francisco Chronicle"
Beautifully imagined and beautifully written--this book does everything great fiction is supposed to." -- Lee Child
"Author Kelli Stanley has her eye on greatness." -- George Pelecanos
Macavity Award Winner
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
When Pandora Blake is murdered at San Francisco's 1940 World Fair and her body marked with an anti-Semitic slur, Miranda is soon entangled in a web of deceit and betrayal that is only overshadowed by the threat of impending war. With a strong female protagonist more steel than silk and a mystery that will grip you until the last page, this sequel to the critically-acclaimed City of Dragons will appeal to fans of noir and historical mysteries.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:26 -0400)
Miranda Corbie investigates the hate-crime murder of Pandora Blake during San Francisco's 1940 World's Fair, a case that subjects her to a devastating web of deceit and betrayal.