Synopses & Reviews
Perry delivers another stunning novel filled with the darkest of secrets and guiltiest of pleasures in late Victorian London. When Inspector Thomas Pitt is called to a shocking murder scene, his determined search leads him deep into London's bohemia and into studios where masters of light and shadow experiment with the new art of photography.
About the Author
Among Anne Perry's other novels featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt are Bedford Square, Brunswick Gardens, Ashworth Hall, Traitors Gate, and The Hyde Park Headsman. She also writes the popular novels featuring Victorian private investigator William Monk--among them, The Twisted Root, A Breach of Promise, The Silent Cry, Weighed in the Balance, and Defend and Betray. "Her grasp of Victorian character and conscience still astonishes," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Hundreds of thousands of readers in Europe and America agree. Anne Perry lives in Scotland.