A Promise of Ruin (Dr. Genevieve Summerford Mystery #2) by Cuyler Overholt

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In early 1900s New York, the formidable crime syndicate known as the Black Hand has been terrorizing the city's Italian community with bombings and kidnappings. When a young Italian girl is found drowned and sexually defiled, Dr. Genevieve Summerford suspects the organization has expanded into forced prostitution, and she won't rest until the trafficking ring is brought to justice.

Title : A Promise of Ruin (Dr. Genevieve Summerford Mystery #2)
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ISBN : 1492637394
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 384 pages


Linda rated it ★★★★☆

January 31, 2018

"I walked blindly down the sidewalk, reeling from the day's discoveries. Was there no end to the cruelty in the world?" No matter how much time unravels from the spool of life, some things just never change. This evil has resided in the hearts of the corrupt since the beginning of time much like a...

Shelley rated it ★★★☆☆

August 07, 2017

*Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Mystery, Historical Fiction *Rating* 3.5 *My Thoughts* A Promise of Ruin, by author Cuyler Overholt, is the second installment in the Dr. Genevieve Summerford Mystery series. This is a series that is set in 1907 New York City. Dr. Genevieve is a specialist in neurology and...

Kate rated it ★★★☆☆

August 06, 2017

I received this ARC from the publisher at ALA Annual conference. Dr. Genevieve Summerford is finding her place in turn-of-the-century New York and in a relationship with a former servant, Simon Shaw. A dead body leads to a plea from a young girl that she find a missing immigrant, and that leads to...

Melliane rated it ★★★★☆

August 18, 2017

Mon avis en Français My English review I really loved the first book and I was looking forward to this new story! It must be said that the whole context that the author has chosen is fascinating! So we find Genevieve ready for new adventures. In fact, as she tries to know exactly what she wants to d...

SS rated it ★★★★★

May 17, 2017

4 1/2 stars This book is part of a series but can be read alone, with no problem understanding the characters, their interactions, or the story as it develops. This is a beautifully written and edited book. Given that this is an advanced reader copy of it, the worst I can say about it is that I fo...

Annette rated it ★★★★☆

August 01, 2017

In my review for A Deadly Affection, I commented that I was thoroughly entertained by the main character. I continue my affection for Dr. Genevieve Summerford in this second book, A Promise of Ruin. Genevieve is a doctor of psychiatry in the early 1900s. So, she's a woman doctor, which is almost u...

Larry rated it ★★★★★

August 08, 2017

Great book! Rich in historical detail and atmosphere, and also very emotionally involving. The writing flows smoothly and creates an increasing sense of danger and urgency. I read this after A Deadly Affection, which I highly recommend, but it could be read as a standalone. I'm looking forward to...

Sara rated it ★★★★★

August 11, 2017

Superbly done! I look forward to more of Dr. Genevieve Summerford's adventures.

nikkia rated it ★★★★★

February 09, 2017

Thanks Edelweiss for this ARC. Cuyler Overholt cranks up the danger, passion, and fiery wit in the sequel to A Deadly Affection.

Laurie • The Baking Bookworm rated it ★★★☆☆

September 04, 2017

3.5 stars -- Set in early 1900's New York City, A Promise of Ruin is the second book in the Dr Genevieve Summerford historical mystery series. Genna is a young psychologist and continues to struggle to make a name for herself especially since some people think her profession is not something a wo...

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