1920s. New York City. When a second immigrant woman turns up murdered in the Lower East Side, Ava Gold, the city’s first female detective, is summoned to crack the case. But this serial killer is savage, and Ava’s dangerous game of cat and mouse may just lead her too close to home.
“A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.”
--Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone)
CITY OF GHOSTS (An Ava Gold Mystery—Book 4) is a new novel in a long-anticipated new series by #1 bestseller and USA Today bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose bestseller Once Gone (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews.
In the rough streets of 1920s New York City, 34 year-old Ava Gold, a widower and single mom, claws her way up to become the first female homicide detective in her NYPD precinct. She is as tough as they come, and willing to hold her own in a man’s world.
Ava fights an uphill battle to get her precinct to take the murder of an immigrant woman seriously. But Ava refuses to give up, and when the case leads only to dead ends, she’s forced to take matters into her own hands
Could her own husband’s murderer hold the secret to cracking the case open? And if he does—can Ava delve into her own past and catch the killer in time without being pushed to the edge?
A heart-pounding suspense thriller filled with shocking twists, the authentic and atmospheric AVA GOLD MYSTERY SERIES is a riveting page-turner, endearing us to a strong and brilliant character that will capture your heart and keep you reading late into the night.
Books #5 and #6 in the series—CITY OF DEATH and CITY OF VICE—are now also available.