Winter at Death's Hotel book.
Winter at Death's Hotel book. New York, January 1896 .
Kenneth Cameron is the author of three novels featuring Denton, THE FRIGHTENED MAN, THE BOHEMIAN GIRL and THE SECOND WOMAN as well as of plays staged in Britain and the US, and the award-winning Africa on Film: Beyond Black and White. He lives part of the year in northern New York State and part in the southern US.
Praise for Winter at Death's Hotel "e;Louisa is a fascinating creatio. onan Doyle's wife is a clever choice as the novel's central character, embodying the fears and aspirations of women of the period, and the ingenious plot does not diminish the horrors she has to confront. e;-Sunday Times (UK) "e;A well-realized mystery. that shows promise for future books in the series. e;-Sunday Business Post (UK). To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Kenneth Cameron keeps the plot moving along, and is talented enough writer to create a world where what a proper English married lady sees and experiences is overwhelming and utterly believable. The New York Journal of Books. An enjoyable, change-of-pace mystery with a marvelous, entertaining, and determined main character. I think a lot of my enjoyment of this novel came from Cameron's writing style
She had lain awake much of the night, partly because of her ankle and partly because of the two awful policemen. The truth was, she admitted to the darkness, they had frightened her.
She had lain awake much of the night, partly because of her ankle and partly because of the two awful policemen. And they had frightened her with their threat-and yes, it had been a threat-to put her in the newspapers. That would be horrible for Arthur, even unbearable
The very best service and tone, the hotel management asserted - service and tone and taste. Good taste, of course, the best taste, matched by hotels like the Criterion in London, as the service and tone were perhaps matched by Brown’s. Most certainly, if you were English and of a certain sort, you stayed at the New Britannic when you were in New York.
And don't miss THE FRIGHTENED MAN - the first book in Kenneth Cameron's gripping Denton crime mysteries featuring an amateur sleuth you'll never forget.
by Kenneth M. Cameron. Part historical fiction, part psychological thriller, Cameron's work is all page-turner. Arthur Conan Doyle, the renowned created of Sherlock Holmes, arrives with his wife Louisa at the Britannic Hotel in New York for his first American tour.
Kenneth Cameron achieves something very special with the style of Winter at Death’s Hotel. Louisa is an admirable guide through the maze of 1890s’ polite society, through the pitfalls of a happy upper middle class marriage, and, ultimately, through a terrible sequence of events
Arthur Conan Doyle, the renowned creator of Sherlock Holmes, arrives at the Britannic Hotel with his wife, Louisa, ready to begin his first American tour.
ISBN: 978-1-409-10958-7; Издательство: Orion. Arthur Conan Doyle, the renowned creator of Sherlock Holmes, arrives at the Britannic Hotel with his wife, Louisa, ready to begin his first American tour. While he prepares his lectures, Louisa becomes mesmerised by this brash, vibrant, dangerous city, especially when a woman's brutally butchered corpse is found in a Bowery alley and Louisa is convinced from the artist's sketch in the paper that she'd seen the victim at the hotel.