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Belgrave Square: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

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When an obscure moneylender named William Weems is murdered in the humble Clerkenwell district, there are no mourners—and there is more than a little discreet rejoicing among those whose meager earnings he so mercilessly devoured. Yet when Inspector Pitt finds in the murdered man’s office a list containing the names of some of London’s most distinguished gentlemen, he begins to realize the magnitude of his duty. William Weems, it transpires, was no common usurer but a vicious blackmailer. Fortunately, Pitt’s clever, well-born wife, Charlotte, has entrée to London’s best society. Her insights prove to be invaluable to Pitt’s investigation as she observes, at glittering balls and over gossipy tea tables, a world of passion, power, and greed that the police are seldom permitted to see.

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"The author has the eyes of a hawk for character nuance and her claws out for signs of the criminal injustices rampant among the privileged classes during this gilded historical perilousness."

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

When low-life moneylender William Weems is found murdered, there are few to mourn his passing. But when Inspector Pitt finds a list containing the names of some of London's most distinguished gentlemen in the murdered man's office, he recognizes the smell of blackmail. Fortunately, Pitt's clever, well-born wife, Charlotte has entree into London's best society. And at glittering balls and over gossipy teas, she observes a world of passion, power, and greed, that is closed to police inspection...

"From the Paperback edition."

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345523679
Author:
Perry, Anne
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
mystery;fiction;victorian;england;historical fiction;london;historical mystery;19th century;pitt;historical;victorian england;thomas pitt;crime
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Charlotte and Thomas Pitt
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8 x 5.16 x 0.79 in 0.625 lb

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » Historical
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Suspense

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Product details 368 pages Ballantine Books - English 9780345523679 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "The author has the eyes of a hawk for character nuance and her claws out for signs of the criminal injustices rampant among the privileged classes during this gilded historical perilousness."

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

When low-life moneylender William Weems is found murdered, there are few to mourn his passing. But when Inspector Pitt finds a list containing the names of some of London's most distinguished gentlemen in the murdered man's office, he recognizes the smell of blackmail. Fortunately, Pitt's clever, well-born wife, Charlotte has entree into London's best society. And at glittering balls and over gossipy teas, she observes a world of passion, power, and greed, that is closed to police inspection...

"From the Paperback edition."

"Synopsis" by , US
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