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Anne Perrys bestselling Victorian novels offer readers an elixir as addictively rich as Devonshire cream or English ale-enticing millions into a literary world almost as real as the original. While flower sellers, costermongers, shopkeepers, and hansom drivers ply their trades, the London police watch over all. Or so people believe. . . .

Early one morning, Thomas Pitt, dauntless mainstay of the Special Branch, is summoned to Long Spoon Lane, where anarchists are plotting an attack. Bombs explode, destroying the homes of many poor people. After a chase, two of the culprits are captured and the leader is shot . . . but by whom?

As Pitt delves into the case, he finds that there is more to the terrorism than the destructive gestures of misguided idealists. The police are running a lucrative protection racket, and clues suggest that Inspector Wetron of Bow Street is the mastermind. As the shadowy leader of the Inner Circle, Wetron is using his influence with the press to whip up fears of more attacks-and to rush a bill through Parliament that would severely curtail civil liberties. This would make him the most powerful man in the country.

To defeat Wetron, Pitt finds that he must run in harness with his old enemy, Sir Charles Voisey, and the unlikely allies are joined by Pitts clever wife, Charlotte, and her great aunt, Lady Vespasia Cumming-Gould. Can they prevail? As they strive to prevent future destruction, nothing less than the fate of the British Empire hangs in precarious balance.

From the first sentence to the last, Long Spoon Lane is a miracle of suspense, of plot and counterplot, bluff and counterbluff, in a take-no-prisoners battle between good and evil. It is possibly the very best of all the wonderful Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels.

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The sequel to the bestselling "Seven Dials" is another riveting novel in which Anne Perry again proves herself "a master of crime fiction" (Baltimore "Sun").

About the Author

ANNE PERRY is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Southampton Row and Seven Dials, and the William Monk novels, most recently Death of a Stranger and The Shifting Tide. Her novels No Graves As Yet and Shoulder the Sky launched a five-book miniseries about World War I. Anne Perry lives in Scotland. Visit her website at

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Product Details

A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Perry, Anne
Ballantine Books
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Mystery & Detective - Series
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Police spouses
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
General Fiction
Mystery Historical
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Mass market paperback
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7.53x4.06x.99 in. .38 lbs.

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