I finished this book nearly a month ago, but summer school and its fast pace prevented me from reviewing it until now. I wanted to do it justice because the author is a friend, and she has written a really fine novel.
When one hears the address, The Dakota (an apartment building, now a building of condos) in New York, one’s mind automatically goes to John Lennon’s murder, but the story goes back much further than that, to the 1800’s to another infamous murder at that address. Davis has thoroughly done her research on the building (Her novels are set in buildings in New York), and discovered that the architect was stabbed to death, supposedly by a crazy woman of that day. She has envisioned how it could have been and written a very plausible story explaining her vision.
A blurb on the book describes it as “…about the thin…
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