Midnight at Marble Arch: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Midnight at Marble Arch: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

Anne Perry


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In this fantastically complete Charlotte and Thomas Pitt experience, Anne Perry takes us underneath the glittering floor of rich Victorian society right into a nightmare global of worry and intimidation, the place girls are too frequently blamed for the violent assaults opposed to them, and strong males take what they need, leaving others to pay the price.
 
The frightening rape and obvious suicide of Catherine Quixwood, spouse of a prosperous service provider banker, falls open air the jurisdiction of new Special department head Thomas Pitt, yet so pervasively offensive are the rumors in regards to the sufferer that Pitt quietly takes a hand within the investigation.
 
but despite assistance from his creative spouse, Charlotte, and his former enhanced, Victor Narraway, Pitt is stumped. Why did high-minded, cultured Catherine select to not accompany her husband to a grand celebration at the evening of her loss of life? Why did she brush aside all her servants for the night and depart front door unlocked? What have been her dating with the younger guy visible usually via her part at live shows and artwork indicates? And what will be performed to avenge one other negative crime: the attack on Angeles Castelbranco, cherished teenage daughter of the Portuguese ambassador?
 
As a regular policeman, Pitt used to go into London’s grand homes throughout the kitchen door. Now, as a visitor in those self same homes, can he locate the metal in his soul to problem the nice males of the realm with their crimes? the trail to the reality takes him in deeply troubling instructions, from the lofty global of foreign politics and finance to his personal satisfied domestic, the place his personal teenage daughter, Jemima, is coming of age in a tradition rife with hidden dangers.
 
during this wealthy, emotionally charged masterpiece, Anne Perry exposes another gruesome mystery of Victoria’s proud empire. And in a court conflict of remarkable brilliance, we thrill on the likelihood to witness an immense improper righted.

Includes a preview of Anne Perry’s subsequent Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel, Death on Blackheath

Praise for Midnight at Marble Arch
 
“Sweeping and scandalous . . . Perry has perfected a fragile touch.”The long island occasions publication Review
 
“Fresh and colourful . . . Perry captures Victorian England with aptitude, and her storyline is fascinating.”—Wichita Falls occasions list News

“Perry is a grasp at illuminating the wrongs of the Victorian age.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Bestselling writer Perry maintains her Charlotte and Thomas Pitt sequence with one other best good fortune. She is so acquainted with lifestyles at the present that background, attitudes and tradition are slipped in seamlessly so the reader sees the realm as Victorians did. not just are Inspector Pitt and his spouse totally discovered, their circle of buddies and neighbors additionally suppose actual and alive. this can be a sequence to learn from the beginning.”RT e-book experiences (Top Pick)
 
“May be [Perry’s] so much excessive and exciting novel to this point . . . Midnight at Marble Arch is gorgeous and insightful from begin to finish.”—Bookreporter
 
“This booklet is full of intrigue.”—The Huffington Post
 
“The monsters Anne Perry creates aren't effortless to dwell with, and their activities linger lengthy after the publication is closed.”—New York magazine of Books
 
“Engrossing . . . fascinating . . . Perry does a pleasant task exploring overdue Victorian attitudes towards intercourse crimes.”Publishers Weekly

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