The Orphanmaster: A Novel of Early Manhattan

The Orphanmaster: A Novel of Early Manhattan

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A love story wrapped around a murder mystery, set in seventeenth-century Manhattan


In 1663 in the hardscrabble colony of New Amsterdam—today’s lower Manhattan—orphan children are going missing and residents suspect a serial killer. The list of possible culprits is long and strange. Among those looking into the mystery are a shrewd young Dutch woman, Blandine van Couvering, and a dashing Englishman, Edward Drummond, whose newfound romance is threatened by… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

The Orphanmaster is a fascinating novel about the Dutch colony in early America. Well researched, the author has truly captured the essence of the times with all its hardships, morals, and daily living.

Overall The Orphanmaster is worth a read for the good parts, but the novel could have been so much more with a different balance.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (June 19, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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