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Lawrence H. Levy

Biography

Lawrence H. Levy

Lawrence H. Levy is a highly regarded film and TV writer who is a Writers Guild Award winner and a two-time Emmy nominee. He has written for various hit TV shows such as "Family Ties," "Saved by the Bell," "Roseanne" and "Seinfeld." LAST STOP IN BROOKLYN is his third novel in the Mary Handley Mystery series.

Lawrence H. Levy

Books by Lawrence H. Levy

by Lawrence H. Levy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

It's the summer of 1894, and an infidelity case has brought PI Mary Handley to a far corner of Brooklyn: Coney Island. In the midst of her investigation, Mary is contacted by a convicted man's brother to reopen a murder case. A prostitute was killed by a Jack the Ripper copycat years ago in her New York hotel room, but her true killer was never found. New York City's untouchable head of detectives, Thomas Byrnes, swears he put the right man behind bars, but as Mary digs deeper, she finds corruption at the heart of New York's justice system, involving not only the police, but the most powerful of stock titans.

by Lawrence H. Levy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

After closing a case with the Brooklyn Police Department, Mary Handley is determined to become an official detective in her own right. And when Emily Worsham shows up at her new office --- convinced that her uncle John Worsham was murdered and desperate for answers --- Mary’s second assignment begins. As she investigates the curious circumstances surrounding John’s death, Mary soon finds herself entangled in a high-stakes family scandal, a series of interconnected murders, political corruption, untrustworthy sources, and an unexpected romance with a central member of New York's elite.

by Lawrence H. Levy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Not long after being fired from her job at the hat factory for insubordinate behavior, Mary Handley finds herself at the murder scene of Charles Goodrich. When Mary proves her acumen as a sleuth, she is hired by the Brooklyn police department --- as the city’s first female policewoman --- to solve the crime. Mary soon discovers the key to solving the case depends on her ability to unearth the machinations of the city’s most prominent and respected public figures, men who will go to great lengths to protect their secrets.