Thomas and Charlotte Pitt mysteries

Author:
Perry, Anne
 
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Star rating for The Cater Street hangman
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Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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In the debut of the New York Times–bestselling Victorian crime series, Inspector Thomas Pitt seeks an elusive strangler among upper-class British society. Panic and fear strike the Ellison household when one of their own falls prey to the Cater Street murderer. While Mrs. Ellison and her three daughters are out, their maid becomes the third victim of a killer who strangles young women with cheese wire, leaving their swollen-faced...
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Star rating for Callander Square
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Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Someone on posh Callander Square will kill to keep a secret in this “superior” mystery from the New York Times–bestselling author of Twenty-One Days (The San Diego Union-Tribune).
When two dead infants are dug up in the Callander Square gardens, the upper-class residents dismiss the burials as the desperate act of a low-born girl and resent the intrusion of Inspector Thomas Pitt into their well-ordered...
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Star rating for Paragon walk
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Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Once again, that incomparable team of sleuths Inspector Thomas Pitt and his young wife, Charlotte, set themselves against a vicious murderer. As More ... the elegant masks of the wellborn suspects slip, it becomes appallingly clear that something ugly lurks behind the handsome facades of Paragon Walk, something that may lead to more scandal, and more murder.
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Star rating for Resurrection row
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Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Some bodies just won’t stay buried . . .“For readers longing to be in 1890s London, Perry’s tales are just the ticket” (Chicago Tribune).
 Lord Fitzroy-Hammond of Resurrection Row has been dead and buried three weeks when he turns up sitting atop a hansom cab. Grave robbing, though a crime, isn’t Inspector Thomas Pitt’s usual fare. But when the macabre joke is repeated, and the...
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Star rating for Bluegate Fields
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Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Inspector Thomas Pitt learns that a boy, clearly from the upper classes, has been found in the filthy dewers of Bluegate Fields, one of London's most dangerous slums. And the boy had been violated before he was murdered. The boy's family refuses to answer the police's questions, and the inspector begins to wonder what secrets it is trying to hide.
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Star rating for Rutland Place
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Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
A mystery set in Victorian England by the New York Times–bestselling author whose “novels attain the societal sweep of Trollope or Thackeray” (Booklist, starred review).
 When her mother asks her help in finding a lost locket with a compromising picture, neither Charlotte Pitt, nor her mother, has any idea that the locket may be at the center of a bizarre chain of events leading to murder. Arriving...
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Star rating for Death in the Devil's Acre
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Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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1887, London slums where the discovery in the Devil's acre stunned even the hardened residents. Inspector Pitt of Bow street and his wife Charlotte embark to unravel the mystery.
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Star rating for Cardington Crescent
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Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
3.3 stars
Description:
When the womanizing aristocrat George March is found dead over his morning coffee, the immediate concern of his shocked Cardington Crescent household is quieting the scandal as discreetly - and quickly - as possible. Unfortunately for March's wife, Emily, that means accusing her of the murder. But the family does not take into account Emily's beloved sister, who is none other than the indomitable Charlotte Pitt. Together, Charlotte and her husband,...
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Star rating for Silence in Hanover Close
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Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Pitt knows the request to reopen a three-year-old murder case is nothing more than his superiors wanting to smooth things over, for he cannot penetrate the high society households involved. Enter his wife Charlotte and her sister Emily, who find a secret so shocking that it would lead to more deaths, quite possible Pitt's own.
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Star rating for Bethlehem Road
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Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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He might be elegant, but there's no mistaking it--the gentleman tied to the lamppost on Westminster Bridge is definitely dead. Before Inspector Thomas Pitt can even speculate on why anyone should want to kill the eminent M.P., Sir Lockwood, a colleague of his, meets the same fate at the same spot. The public is outraged, and clever Charlotte Pitt, Thomas's well-born wife, helps her hard-pressed husband by scouting society's drawing rooms for clues...
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Star rating for Highgate rise
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Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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In the Victorian London stunned by the sensational crimes of a madman named Jack the Ripper, a tragic fire in the peaceful suburb of Highgate goes unmarked and an innocent woman has died in it.
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Star rating for Belgrave Square
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Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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The death of a petty moneylender leads Inspector Thomas Pitt and his well-connected wife, Charlotte, to the doorsteps of London's most powerful citizenry, and to shocking secrets and further death.
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Star rating for Farriers' Lane
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Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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When a distinguished judge dies of opium poisoning, the crucifixion five years before of Kingsley Blaine is brought back into the public eye, and it is screaming for revenge. The police had arrested a Jewish actor, who was soon condemend to hang. Police Inspector Thomas Pitt, investigating the judge's death, is drawn into the sensational murder, because it appears the judge was about to reopen the earlier case. He receives curiously little help from...
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Star rating for The Hyde Park headsman
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Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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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...
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Star rating for Traitors gate
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Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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In Victorian England, superintendent Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, investigate murder and espionage. The case centers on traitors selling Germany documents relating to Britain's colonial plans in Africa. By the author of The Hyde Park Headsman.
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Star rating for Pentecost Alley
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Series Volume:
16.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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"The murder of a prostitute named Ada McKinley in a bedroom on decrepit Pentecost Alley should occasion no stir in Victoria's great metropolis, but under the victim's body the police find a Hellfire Club badge inscribed 'Finlay Fitzjames'--a name that instantly draws Superintendent Thomas Pitt into the case. Finlay's father--immensely wealth, powerful, and dangerous--refuses to consider the possibility that his son has been in Ada McKinley's bed....
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Star rating for Ashworth Hall
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Series Volume:
17.
Average Rating:
3.5 stars
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Scotland Yard's Superintendent Thomas Pitt and his clever spouse, Charlotte, investigate a murder at a secret summit of Irish political figures that threatens to precipitate a civil war.
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Star rating for Brunswick Gardens
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Series Volume:
18.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
The conservative clergy of the Church of England are under attack from the growing popularity of Darwinism. But was it really such a threat to Reverend Parmenter that he killed his assistant for believing in it? Superintendent Pitt is called in to prevent a scandal.
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Star rating for Bedford Square
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Series Volume:
19.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Superintendent Thomas Pitt teams up with his wife, Charlotte, to investigate when the corpse of a murdered man turns up on the doorstep of General Brandon Balantyne, who denies all knowledge of the crime or the victim. As Superintendent Thomas Pitt investigates a dead body found on the doorstep of a respected general, he discovers a blackmail ring that threatens to ruin the reputation of prominent people in Victorian London.
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Star rating for Half Moon Street
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Series Volume:
20.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Set in Oscar Wilde's London in 1891, Perry's new Thomas Pitt mystery is all about the importance of being earnest. Superintendent Pitt is summoned to the Thames when police discover the body of a young man dressed in a torn green velvet gown, manacled to a punt, "in parody of ecstasy and death." At first it seems the victim is Henri Bonnard, a functionary in the French embassy; eventually, Pitt and dour sidekick Sergeant Tellman identify the body...
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Star rating for The Whitechapel conspiracy
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Series Volume:
21.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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In 1892, the grisly murders of Whitechapel prostitutes by a killer dubbed Jack the Ripper remain a terrifying enigma. And in a packed Old Bailey courtroom, Superintendent Thomas Pitt's testimony causes distinguished soldier John Adinett to be sentenced to hang for the inexplicable murder of a friend. Instead of being praised for his key testimony, Pitt is removed from his station command and transferred to Whitechapel, one of the East End's most dangerous...
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Star rating for Southampton Row
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Series Volume:
22.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
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When a clairvoyant is found murdered following a late night séance, Thomas and Charlotte Pitt become entangled in a battle over a crucial seat in Parliament when they discover that the wife of one candidate participated in the fatal séance.
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Star rating for Seven dials
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Series Volume:
23.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"Thomas Pitt, mainstay of Her Majesty's Special Branch, is summoned to a Connaught Square mansion, where the body of a junior diplomat lies huddled in a wheelbarrow. Nearby stands the tenant of the house, the beautiful, notorious Egyptian woman Ayesha Zakhari, who falls under the shadow of suspicion. Pitt's orders are to protect--at all costs--the good name of the third person in the garden: senior cabinet minister Saville Ryerson. The distinguished...
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Star rating for Long Spoon Lane
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Series Volume:
24.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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In a Victorian-era London beset by anarchists, detective Thomas Pitt investigates the mysterious death of Magnus Landsborough, the son of aristocrat Lord Sheridan Landsborough, during a violent gun battle between police and rioters.
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Star rating for Buckingham Palace gardens
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Series Volume:
25.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Pitt investigates the murder of a maid at Buckingham Palace, narrowing his group of suspects down to several house guests who are meeting with the Prince of Wales to discuss the funding of a huge project: the Cape to Cairo railway. While the Prince might overlook the unfortunate loss of a maid, the Queen, who is due back soon, will likely veto any Royal support in the scheme if she finds out. Pitt investigates the murder of a maid at Buckingham Palace,...
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Star rating for Treason at Lisson Grove
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Series Volume:
26.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Star rating for Dorchester Terrace
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Series Volume:
27.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Star rating for Midnight at Marble Arch
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Series Volume:
28.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
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When the bodies of two high-profile women are discovered, bearing signs of rape, and an innocent man is accused of the crime, Thomas Pitt's quest for the truth forces him to play a dangerous game of international politics and murder.
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Star rating for Death on Blackheath
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Series Volume:
29.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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Investigating evidence of a violent struggle at the home of Ministry of Defense member Dudley Kynaston, Pitt and the Special Branch discover the brutally murdered body of a young woman before realizing that Kynaston is not who he appears to be.
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Star rating for The angel court affair
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Series Volume:
30.
Average Rating:
3.5 stars
Description:
"When Thomas Pitt is tasked with playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a young and controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain and has returned to England on a mysterious errand, he thinks it's a waste of Special Branch's time and resources. But when kidnappers manage to reach Sofia murdering two of her companions in the process. Pitt learns that the message the lovely evangelist was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew....
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Star rating for Treachery at Lancaster Gate
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Series Volume:
31.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
"In this, the thirty-first installment of the New York Times bestselling Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery series, Commander Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, is called to the scene of a brutal explosion in the heart of London. The bomb was set off during an important--and secret--police raid, killing several officers, and the government suspects anarachists are at work. But what Pitt discovers is far more disturbing: the explosion was not a terrorist...
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Star rating for Murder on the Serpentine
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Series Volume:
32.
Average Rating:
5 stars