The Hyde Park Headsman: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel (Paperback)

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This is book number 14 in the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series.

Description


Not since the bloody deeds of Jack the Ripper have Londoners felt such terror as that aroused by the gruesome beheadings in Hyde Park. And if newly promoted Police Superintendent Thomas Pitt does not quickly apprehend the perpetrator, 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 that nearly convinces the pair of sleuths that they have met their match, the case proves to be Pitt’s toughest ever.

About the Author


Anne Perry was the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels and the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels. She was also the author of a series featuring Charlotte and Thomas Pitt's son, Daniel, as well as the Elena Standish series; a series of five World War I novels; twenty-one holiday novels; and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Byzantine Empire. Anne Perry died in 2023.

Praise For…


“A corking good story . . . [Perry is] a preeminent writer of Victorian mysteries.”—Chicago Sun-Times

“[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
 
“Thrilling . . . [Perry’s] understanding of the historically rich period enables her to devise a plot true to its time yet timeless in its approach to human nature.”—The Orlando Sentinel
 
“Splendidly plotted . . . explores the nature of power while adding detail and color to Perry’s ever more elaborate tapestry of late-nineteenth-century London life.”—Publishers Weekly
 
“Full of suspense, intrigue, politics and psychological insights.”—Winston-Salem Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9780345514158
ISBN-10: 0345514157
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: October 4th, 2011
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Charlotte and Thomas Pitt