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Bedford Square

Bedford Square Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345523754
Release 2011-10
Pages 344
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As Superintendent Thomas Pitt investigates a dead body found on the doorstep of a respected general, he discovers a blackmail ring that threatens to ruin the reputation of prominent people in Victorian London.

Bedford Square Thomas Pitt Mystery Book 19

Bedford Square  Thomas Pitt Mystery  Book 19 Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780755383139
Release 2010-11-25
Pages 264
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A suspicious death leads Pitt to the doorstep of one of London's most respectable households... Bedford Square is the nineteenth novel in bestselling author Anne Perry's highly acclaimed mystery series featuring Thomas Pitt, and sees the detective investigating a murder steeped in class prejudice. Perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Sherlock Holmes. 'Ms Perry fashions a Victorian story with the sophisticated characterisation and psychological suspense that are everyday tools of the contemporary writer... the result is first rate' - New York Times Book Review When a man is found murdered on the doorstep of a respectable house in Bedford Square, Victorian England's finest and most controversial policeman, Thomas Pitt, is called immediately to the scene. The only clue to the victim's identity is a silver snuff box found on the body, curiously at odds with the man's dishevelled appearance. Pitt soon discovers that the box, and the house where the body was found, belong to General Balantyne, a man Pitt knows to be a pillar of the community. He is dismayed to learn that Balantyne can barely recall the evening, let alone account for his movements... What readers are saying about Bedford Square: 'I thoroughly enjoyed Perry's ability to show me around the streets of Victorian London, a very realistic journey that added a lot of spice to the adventure' '[Anne Perry's] books are always gripping and beautifully written' 'Five stars'

Half Moon Street

Half Moon Street Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345523662
Release 2011-03
Pages 320
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A bizarre murder on the Thames leads Inspector Thomas Pitt into the shadowy underworld around Victorian London's art district for answers.

Ashworth Hall

Ashworth Hall Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345514219
Release 2011-10
Pages 373
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Scotland Yard's Superintendent Thomas Pitt and his clever spouse, Charlotte, investigate a murder at a secret summit of Irish political figures that threatens to precipitate a civil war.

Death on Blackheath

Death on Blackheath Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345548429
Release 2015-03-10
Pages 336
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Investigating evidence of a violent struggle at the home of Ministry of Defense member Dudley Kynaston, Pitt and the Special Branch discover the brutally murdered body of a young woman before realizing that Kynaston is not who he appears to be.

La amenaza de Bedford Square Inspector Thomas Pitt 19

La amenaza de Bedford Square  Inspector Thomas Pitt 19 Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9788401339714
Release 2010-12-17
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El inspector Pitt y su inteligente esposa Charlotte se enfrentan a un caso de asesinato cuya investigación les llevará a destapar unas perversiones y unas carencias de moral mucho mayores de lo que podrían llegar a imaginar. La decimonovena novela de la serie del inspector Pitt Cuando en una respetable y elegante mansión de Bedford Square se encuentra el cadáver de un hombre asesinado, el más experto y conflictivo policía victoriano de Londres, Thomas Pitt, acude raudo al lugar de los hechos. Tanto la casa como una cajita de rapé encontrada en el cuerpo pertenecen al muy respectado general Balantyne, un amigo de Charlotte, la esposa de Pitt, y ampliamente conocido en los mejores círculos sociales. A medida que se va involucrando en la investigación de este asesinato y en un caso de chantaje, Pitt se verá inmerso en medio de una terrible lucha para salvar lo que siempre ha intentado preservar: la integridad de la policía de Bow Street. La crítica ha dicho... «Con un extraño asesinato y una corrupta e hipócrita sociedad victoriana, Anne Perry construye una novela de intriga que impresionaría al propio Charles Dickens.» New York Times Book Review

The Whitechapel Conspiracy

The Whitechapel Conspiracy Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345523648
Release 2010
Pages 340
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In 1892, the grisly murders of Whitechapel prostitutes four years earlier by a killer dubbed Jack the Ripper remain a terrifying enigma. And in a packed Old Bailey courtroom, Superintendent Thomas Pitt's testimony causes distinguished soldier John Adinett to be sentenced to hang for the inexplicable murder of a friend. Instead of being praised for his key testimony, Pitt is removed from his station command and transferred to Whitechapel, one of the East End's most dangerous slums. There he must work undercover investigating alleged anarchist plots. Among his few allies are his clever wife, Charlotte, and intrepid Gracie, the maid who can travel unremarked in Whitechapel. But none of them anticipate the horrors to be revealed.

Highgate Rise

Highgate Rise Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780449219591
Release 1992
Pages 342
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When the wife of Dr. Shaw dies in a deliberately set fire, Inspector Thomas Pitt searches for clues to the baffling crime in a Victorian London full of dark family secrets. Reprint. NYT. PW. AB.

The Hyde Park Headsman Thomas Pitt Mystery Book 14

The Hyde Park Headsman  Thomas Pitt Mystery  Book 14 Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9781472218148
Release 2014-03-27
Pages 400
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Beheadings in Hyde Park terrorise Victorian London... A series of attacks in Hyde Park has Superintendent Pitt's work cut out, as he pursues a deadly killer in Anne Perry's gripping mystery, The Hyde Park Headsman. Perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Sarah Perry. '[Anne] Perry's strengths: memorable characters and an ability to evoke the Victorian era with the finely wrought detail of a miniaturist' - The Wall Street Journal Not since the bloody deeds of Jack the Ripper have Londoners felt such terror as that caused by the gruesome beheadings in Hyde Park. And if newly promoted Police Superintendent Thomas Pitt does not catch the murderer quickly, he is likely to lose his own head, professionally speaking. Yet even with the help of Charlotte Pitt's subtle investigation, the sinister violence continues unchecked. And in a shocking turn of events, the case proves to be Pitt's toughest ever. What readers are saying about The Hyde Park Headsman: 'Gripping story' 'This was a real page turner, enjoyed it enormously' 'Anne Perry writes with amazing clarity of London - a joy to pick up each book'

Brunswick Gardens

Brunswick Gardens Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 0345523709
Release 2011
Pages 389
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In London's affluent Brunswick Gardens, the battle over Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution intensifies as the respected Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged by his beautiful assistant, Unity Bellwood—a “new woman” whose feminism and aggressive Darwinism he finds appalling. When Unity, three months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her death, Superintendent Thomas Pitt is as certain as he can be that one of the three deeply devout men in the house committed murder. Could it have been the Reverend Parmenter? His handsome curate? Or his son, a fervent Roman Catholic? Pitt and his clever wife, Charlotte, refuse to settle for less than the truth—or less than justice.

A Welcome Grave

A Welcome Grave Author Michael Koryta
ISBN-10 9781429936330
Release 2007-06-26
Pages 304
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Sometime after midnight, on a moonless October night turned harsh by a fine, windswept rain, one of the men I liked least in the world was murdered in a field near Bedford, just south of the city....The detectives went looking for suspects--- people whose histories with Jefferson were adversarial and hostile. At the top of that list, they found me. So begins A Welcome Grave, the third novel by award-winning mystery writer Michael Koryta, featuring private investigator Lincoln Perry. Once a rising star on the Cleveland police force, Perry ended his career when he left one of the city's prominent attorneys, Alex Jefferson, bleeding in the parking lot of his country club---retribution for his affair with Perry's fiancée. Now Jefferson is dead, the victim of a brutal murder, and his widow has called upon Perry for a favor he knows he shouldn't accept but can't turn down: to find Jefferson's estranged son, partial beneficiary of the dead man's fortune. The case is simple enough, a routine "locate," and he'll be paid plenty of money for the work. The encounter should be simple, too: a brief exchange of information and maybe an empty condolence before Perry gets back into his truck and returns home. Instead, he's loaded into a police car and taken to a rural jail while Jefferson's son is zipped into a body bag. Perry soon learns that Jefferson's millions are the target of a thirst for revenge that hasn't been satisfied by blood. As a pair of deadly assailants push deep into the investigator's life, they bring with them police from two states who are determined to see Perry in jail. Building on the skill that prompted the Toronto Sun to call him "one of America's best young mystery writers," Michael Koryta makes A Welcome Grave an intense exploration of the lengths to which a desperate man is forced to go in order to clear his name and solve a crime. This is a thrilling new book that justifies the critical acclaim and solidifies his role as an emerging talent among today's top writers.

The Beekeeper s Apprentice

The Beekeeper s Apprentice Author Laurie R. King
ISBN-10 9781250055712
Release 2014-05-27
Pages 368
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An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee Named One of the Century's Best 100 Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association From New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King comes the book that introduced us to the ingenious Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes mysteries, The Beekeeper's Apprentice. In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes--and match him wit for wit. Under his reluctant tutelage, this very modern twentieth-century woman proves a deft protégée and a fitting partner for the Victorian detective. In their first case together, they must track down a kidnapped American senator's daughter and confront a truly cunning adversary--a bomber who has set trip wires for the sleuths and who will stop at nothing to end their partnership. Full of brilliant deductions, disguises, and dangers, this first book of the Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes mysteries is "wonderfully original and entertaining . . . absorbing from beginning to end" (Booklist).

Paragon Walk

Paragon Walk Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345513977
Release 2009
Pages 257
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In the posh London street of Paragon Walk, an unspeakable crime is committed: A young woman is brutally raped and murdered. Once again, that incomparable team of sleuths Inspector Thomas Pitt and his young wife, Charlotte, set themselves against a vicious murderer. As the elegant masks of the wellborn suspects slip, it becomes appallingly clear that something ugly lurks behind the handsome façades of Paragon Walk–something that may lead to more scandal, and more murder.

The Hanover Square Affair

The Hanover Square Affair Author Ashley Gardner
ISBN-10 9780989867702
Release 2011-02-20
Pages 317
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Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, burned out, fighting melancholia, his career ended. His interest is piqued when he learns of a missing girl, possibly kidnapped by a prominent member of Parliament. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. At the same time, he struggles with his own transition from a soldier's life to the civilian world, redefining his role with his former commanding officer, and making new friends--from the top of society to the street girls of Covent Garden. Book 1 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.

Twenty one Days

Twenty one Days Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780399179891
Release 2018-04-10
Pages 320
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In the first book of an all-new series, a young lawyer races to save his client from execution, putting him at odds with his own father: Thomas Pitt, head of London’s Special Police Branch. 1910: Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Pitt is a junior barrister in London and eager to prove himself, independent of his renowned parents’ influence. And the new case before him will be the test. When his client, arrogant biographer Russell Graves, is found guilty of murdering his wife, Daniel is dispatched to find the real killer before Graves faces the hangman’s noose—in only twenty-one days. Could Mrs. Graves’s violent death have anything to do with her husband’s profession? Someone in power may be framing the biographer to keep damaging secrets from coming to light. It is a theory that leads Daniel’s investigation unexpectedly to London’s Special Branch—and, disturbingly, to one of his father’s closest colleagues. Caught between duty to the law and a fierce desire to protect his family, Daniel must call on his keen intellect—and trust his natural instincts—to find the truth in a tangle of dark deception, lest an innocent man hang for another’s heinous crime.

Farriers Lane

Farriers  Lane Author Anne Perry
ISBN-10 9780345514134
Release 2011
Pages 374
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Investigating the poisoning death of a distinguished judge, Inspector Pitt finds himself haunted by a grisly murder committed in desolate Farriers' Lane five years before.


London Author Edward Rutherfurd
ISBN-10 9780307806024
Release 2011-09-07
Pages 1152
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“A TOUR DE FORCE . . . London tracks the history of the English capital from the days of the Celts until the present time. . . . Breathtaking.”—The Orlando Sentinel A master of epic historical fiction, Edward Rutherford gives us a sweeping novel of London, a glorious pageant spanning two thousand years. He brings this vibrant city's long and noble history alive through his saga of ever-shifting fortunes, fates, and intrigues of a half-dozen families, from the age of Julius Caesar to the twentieth century. Generation after generation, these families embody the passion, struggle, wealth, and verve of the greatest city in the Old World. Praise for London “Remarkable . . . The invasion by Julius Caesar’s legions in 54 B.C. . . . The rise of chivalry and the Crusades . . . The building of the Globe theatre . . . and the coming of the Industrial Revolution. . . . What a delightful way to get the feel of London and of English history. . . . We witness first-hand the lust of Henry VIII. We overhear Geoffrey Chaucer deciding to write The Canterbury Tales. . . . Each episode is a punchy tale made up of bite-size chunks ending in tiny cliffhangers.”—The New York Times “Hold-your-breath suspense, buccaneering adventure, and passionate tales of love and war.”—The Times (London) “Fascinating . . . A sprawling epic.”—San Francisco Chronicle