Death in the Devil's Acre: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel (Paperback)

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This is book number 7 in the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series.

Description


When a doctor is found brutally murdered in the lurid section of London aptly named “Devil’s Acre,” even its most hardened residents are stunned. But shock soon turns to horror when Inspector Thomas Pitt discovers three more bodies with the same gruesome “calling card”: a stab wound in the back and a rather inexpertly executed mutilation. As Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, race against time to find the killer, a treacherous mystery unfolds. And no one, not the lowest brand of ruffian or the most established aristocrat, will escape unscathed.

About the Author


Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch, and the William Monk novels, including Blood on the Water and Blind Justice. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as twelve holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Los Angeles and Scotland.

Praise For…


“Perry’s Victorian novels attain the societal sweep of Trollope or Thackeray.”—Booklist, starred review
 
 
“For readers longing to be in 1890s London, Perry’s tales are just the ticket.”—Chicago Tribune

 
“An exquisitely detailed addition to Perry’s outstanding series!”—Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9780345514042
ISBN-10: 0345514041
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: January 26th, 2010
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Charlotte and Thomas Pitt