The first and most successful in a series of books that introduced the masked-avenger genre, The Scarlet Pimpernel features Percy Blakeney, who leads a double life as English fop and swashbuckling rescuer of aristocrats from the Reign of Terror.
Anne Perry, the Edgar Award-winning author of more than thirty novels, is best known for her two Victorian mystery series. Her recent books include Death of a Stranger, The Whitechapel Conspiracy, and Funeral in Blue. She lives in Scotland.
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