The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye

The Gods of Gotham - book cover

New York cops had to start out the hard way – murder, religion and politics.


"Executed with brio and packed with pungent historical detail…this is a cracking yarn."

"…as fascinating an historical novel as it is a crime tale, especially as the serial killer is fanning political and sectarian flames…"

"a convincing insight into a world of death and decay, riots and religious fervour, where Irish Catholics are deemed to be sub-human."

"The sights, sounds and smells of the old city are there, they leap off the page at you and there is a lushness and febrile intensity to the writing…"