Publisher: Ballantine Books; 1st edition (April 5, 2011)
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Anne Perry’s very certain global of puzzle, ardour, and probability has attracted a complete iteration of readers to her bestselling Victorian novels. Treason at Lisson Grove, her first Thomas and Charlotte Pitt novel in 3 years, is a masterpiece, encouraged via background and spinning on a razor’s fringe of rigidity, with a solid of characters as wealthy because the universe Perry inspires. the fellow who lies bleeding to dying in a London brickyard is not any traditional drifter yet a mystery informant ready to disclose info of a probably devastating overseas plot opposed to the British executive. distinct department officer Thomas Pitt, hastening to rendezvous with him, arrives a moment too overdue, preceded by means of a knife-wielding murderer. because the mortally wounded man’s lifestyles slips away, so too does the knowledge Pitt desperately wishes. The killer in flip flees on an erratic direction that leads Pitt in wild pursuit, from London’s cobblestone streets to picturesque St. Malo at the French coast. in the meantime, Pitt’s manager, the ambitious Victor Narraway, reveals himself accused of embezzling govt money. With Pitt incommunicado in France, Narraway turns to Pitt’s smart spouse, Charlotte, for aid. the guy who badmouthed Narraway and ruined his occupation with innuendo are available in Ireland—so Charlotte consents to pose as Narraway’s sister and accompany him to Dublin to enquire. yet unknown to Pitt and Narraway, a shadowy plotter is environment a seize that, as soon as sprung, may perhaps break not only reputations however the British empire itself.