Charles Belfoure

Johanna Lawshea

An architect by profession, Charles Belfoure has published several architectural histories, one of which one a Graham Foundation Grant for architectural research. He graduated from the Pratt Institute and Columbia University, and he taught at Pratt as well as at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. His area of specialty is historic preservation. He has been a freelance writer for the Baltimore Sun and the New York Times. His debut novel was The Paris Architect. The dark side of New York’s Gilded Age comes to life in Charles Belfoure’s latest suspenseful novel, House of Thieves (Sourcebooks Landmark). In its starred review, Publishers Weekly writes, “Belfoure’s sly, roguish writing opens a window to those living both gilded and tarnished lives…”