Synopses & Reviews
"Give her a good murder and a shameful social evil, and Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens's eyes pop."
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
When a doctor is found brutally murdered, even the neighborhood's most hardened residents are stunned. But three more bodies are found, killed the same inexpert way, and Inspector Thomas Pitt and his wife Charlotte race against time to find the killer, as a treacherous mystery unfolds. No one, not the lowest brand of ruffian or the most established aristocrat, will come out unscathed....
About the Author
Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Dark Assassin
and The Shifting Tide
, and the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Buckingham Palace Gardens
and Long Spoon Lane
. She is also the author of the World War I novels No Graves As Yet, Shoulder the Sky,
Angels in the Gloom, At Some Disputed Barricade,and We Shall Not Sleep
, as well as six holiday novels, most recently A Christmas Grace
. Anne Perry lives in Scotland.
From the Trade Paperback edition.