Tag: British Detective

Daniel Pitt: Death with a Double Edge by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: Death with a Double Edge by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt’s investigation into his colleague’s murder leads him through London’s teeming underbelly to the suspicious dealings of one of England’s most influential shipbuilding magnates. When junior barrister Daniel Pitt is summoned to the scene of a murder in the London district known as Mile End, he knows only that the victim is a senior barrister from the same firm. To Daniel’s relief, it is […]

April 13, 2021 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Resolution by Anne Perry

A Christmas Resolution by Anne Perry

A smitten woman is about to marry a dangerous man—unless Detective Hooper and his new wife, Celia, can prevent it. Detective John Hooper, William Monk’s right-hand man at the Thames River Police, is blissfully happy in his new marriage to Celia, the cousin of a victim in one of the river police’s recent murder cases. Celia wants the same happiness for her good friend Clementine, […]

November 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: One Fatal Flaw by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: One Fatal Flaw by Anne Perry

Two fiery deaths have young lawyer Daniel Pitt and his scientist friend Miriam fford Croft racing to solve a forensic crisis When a desperate woman comes to Daniel Pitt seeking a lawyer for her boyfriend, Rob Adwell, Daniel is convinced of the young man’s innocence. Adwell has been accused of murder and of setting a fire to conceal the body, but Daniel is sure that […]

April 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Gathering by Anne Perry

A Christmas Gathering by Anne Perry

A cold case adds an extra chill to the holiday season as bestselling author Anne Perry whisks readers to an elegant home in the English countryside for a Christmas of secrets, soul-searching, and forgiveness. As beautiful as it may be, their friends’ country house is not where Lady Vespasia wishes to spend Christmas with her new husband, Victor Narraway. She’d have preferred a relaxing holiday […]

November 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
The Murder in Mirth by Heidi Ashworth

The Murder in Mirth by Heidi Ashworth

“Great power lies in learning who you are.” ~ Christmas 1814. Julian, Lord Trevelin (a.k.a. Trev), is still smarting over his renewed ostracizing when he and Mrs. S. attend a country house party. He wonders why he has been invited, as his hostess is unknown to him, and soon learns some of the guests are, unfortunately, not. The remainder are considered to be the dregs […]

October 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: Triple Jeopardy by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: Triple Jeopardy by Anne Perry

Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat accused of a theft that may cover up a deadly crime. Daniel Pitt, along with his parents, Charlotte and Thomas, is delighted that his sister, Jemima, and her family have returned to London from the States for a visit. But the Pitts soon learn of a harrowing incident: In Washington, D.C., one of Jemima’s good friends […]

April 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry

A Christmas Revelation by Anne Perry

An orphan boy investigates a woman’s kidnapping—and discovers there’s more at stake than a disappearance. It wouldn’t quite be Christmas without a holiday mystery decorated with all the Victorian trimmings, as only New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry can render it. Now the tradition continues as mayhem is once again found under the mistletoe, and intrigue stalks the cobblestone streets and gaslit parlors of […]

November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Dark Tide Rising by Anne Perry

Dark Tide Rising by Anne Perry

When a ransom exchange turns deadly, Commander William Monk faces an unthinkable possibility: betrayal by his own men. Jacob’s Island is a broken-down waterside slum, a place of perpetual gloom where Monk is just as likely to lose a man to the mud and tides as to the criminals who hide in the shadows. Kidnappers have chosen this warren of tunnels and alleys as the […]

September 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
The Scandal in Honor by Heidi Ashworth

The Scandal in Honor by Heidi Ashworth

What is the price one must pay to protect one’s honor? Or that of another? It has been two years since the duel that changed Julian, Lord Trevelin’s life. He is now happily betrothed to Miss Jane Leavitt, a wealthy debutante. Her influence has helped to restore his reputation among Society. Her father, however, has not allowed the connection to be made public. He disapproves […]

August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Daniel Pitt: Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry

Daniel Pitt: Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry

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 […]

April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments