Books By Gaslight by Steven Price Hardcover, 731 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $28 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBy GaslightAuthorSteven Price Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Determined to track down a notorious con man who his famous detective father never brought to justice, William Pinkerton forges an unlikely bond with Adam Foole, a man with a secret past whose lost love is tied to the criminal Pinkerton seeks. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Historical Fiction Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about By Gaslight NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews Hardboiled Historical Noir With A Heart In 'By Gaslight' September 29, 2016 Steven Price's hefty new novel stars William Pinkerton, whose father founded the famous detective agency that bears his name, plus a colorful cast of Victorian ne'er-do-wells. And a severed head.