Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Coffee with a canine: Stefanie Pintoff & Ginger

The current featured couple at Coffee with a Canine: Stefanie Pintoff and Ginger.

Pintoff, on how Ginger joined her household:
We brought Ginger into our home when our previous dog, a west highland terrier named Bailey, was well into her golden years. We’d always loved golden retrievers, and we hoped that the “poodle” combo would alleviate shedding as well as allergy concerns.

Some people can’t imagine life without a dog, and I’m one of them. When Bailey inevitably left us, Ginger was a tremendous comfort. She allowed our family to...[read on]
Stefanie Pintoff's debut novel, In the Shadow of Gotham, won the Edgar® Award for Best First Novel and the St. Martin’s Press / Mystery Writers of America Best First Crime Novel Award, while also earning nominations for the Agatha and RT Reviewer’s Choice Awards.

Her second novel in the series, A Curtain Falls, released in May 2010. Among the early praise for the novel:
"This worthy sequel to Pintoff's acclaimed Edgar Award-[winning] debut, In the Shadow of Gotham, brings to life New York's theater world at the turn of the 20th century and the fledgling science of criminology. Fans of Caleb Carr will like this one."
Library Journal (starred review)
The Page 69 Test: In the Shadow of Gotham.

The Page 69 Test: A Curtain Falls.

Learn more about her books at Stefanie Pintoff's website.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Stefanie Pintoff & Ginger.

--Marshal Zeringue