Readers in love with Anne Perry's matchless Victorian mysteries are no strangers to the scandals and secret corruption that sometimes lay concealed behind the elegant facades of the haughty mansions in fin de siècle London. For most Londoners, however, these great houses were inscrutable bastions of privilege and power.All the more shocking then was the freshly dead body sprawled on the Bedford Square doorstep of General Brandon Ballantyne--an af...
By Anne Perry
Series: Charlotte & Thomas Pitt Novels
Publisher: Chivers North America; Unabridged edition (March 1, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 2.2 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 14812018
Format: PDF Text TXT ebook
Anne Perry writes very well. Her mystery books are set in late 19th century England, mostly London. They provide a rich portrait of that time from a modern perspective. They tend to expose mores and hypocricies that may seem worse in our eyes than t