Simon Ziele (3 books)


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In this historical mystery series, early criminal science meets the dark side of old New York. Detective Simon Ziele seemed destined for greatness in the New York City police department, but when he loses his fiancée in the 1904 General Slocum ferry disaster, he flees New York City for Dobson, New York, to escape the memories of her death. But this ace detective keeps getting pulled back in by… (more)


In the Shadow of Gotham

Simon Ziele #1

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2010

by Stefanie Pintoff

Dobson, New York, 1905.

Detective Simon Ziele lost his fiancée in the General Slocum ferry disaster—a thousand perished on that summer day in 1904 when an onboard fire burned the boat down in the waters of...

A Curtain Falls

Simon Ziele #2

by Stefanie Pintoff

The careers of New York City detective Simon Ziele and his former partner Captain Declan Mulvaney went in remarkably different directions after the tragic death of Ziele's fiancée in the 1904 General Slocum...

Secret of the White Rose

Simon Ziele #3

by Stefanie Pintoff

The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele's jurisdiction in more ways than one. For one, it's high-profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner, since...

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