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Anyone interested in the politics of New York around the turn of the 20th Century knows all about the corruption, cronyism and stink of Tammany Hall Even those who know almost nothing about American politics at that time, know of Tammany Hall With the threat of a clean sweep coming with Theodore Roosevelt to lead the NYPD, the instigators at Tammany areruthless than ever to hang on to power and influence that lines the pockets of their cronies Independent detective, Pamela Thompson is c Anyone interested in the politics of New York around the turn of the 20th Century knows all about the corruption, cronyism and stink of Tammany Hall Even those who know almost nothing about American politics at that time, know of Tammany Hall With the threat of a clean sweep coming with Theodore Roosevelt to lead the NYPD, the instigators at Tammany areruthless than ever to hang on to power and influence that lines the pockets of their cronies Independent detective, Pamela Thompson is called to look in to the wrongful accusal and imprisonment of a former NYPD officer who is now working for the same law firm as Thompson The long fingers of Tammany have reached so far as to threaten and imprison the woman he loves, because her brother, a Tammany Hall crony, has plans for her body, her son and her wealth As the team tries to prove Harry s innocence, and to find the source of corruption that threatens all of them, they encounter sinister deaths, blackmail and paid of justices It s a good story, but like the first two in the series, it feels a little light and little formulaic The dialogue is sometimes predictable and the plot twists seem to be laid out like breadcrumbs I enjoy the historical research that comes through this is a time that fascinates me in US history, and like supporting strong women characters I ll probably continue reading the series, but they aren t my first go to for this period For that I ve got Molly Murphy, and Sarah Brandt and Malloy Well research good charactersrecommend reading earlier books in series for a fuller picture Thoroughly enjoyed this series Hoping for number four later this spring. [ KINDLE ] ⚆ Death at Tammany Hall ♏ New York City,The Democratic Party headquarters at Tammany Hall is a hotbed of cronyism, corruption, and intimidation Private investigator Pamela Thompson s close colleague at Jeremiah Prescott s law firm, former NYPD detective Harry Miller, has had his own career tainted by scandal Seven years ago, while investigating a case connected to Tammany Hall, he was falsely accused and wrongfully convicted of extortionMiller s conviction continues to cast its long shadow into his current life, so he seeks Pamela s help in exonerating him The key to uncovering the truth lies with the murder of a cabdriver and a missing portfolio with the potential to incriminate certain city aldermen of taking backroom bribes But as Pamela and Miller follow the money trail to expose the conspiracy, they find their own lives in jeopardy