Belgrave Square (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #12)

Belgrave Square (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #12)

by Anne Perry


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When an obscure moneylender named William Weems is murdered in the humble Clerkenwell district, there are no mourners—and there is more than a little discreet rejoicing among those whose meager earnings he so mercilessly devoured. Yet when Inspector Pitt finds in the murdered man’s office a list containing the names of some of London’s most distinguished gentlemen, he begins to realize the magnitude of his duty. William Weems, it transpires, was no common usurer but a vicious blackmailer. Fortunately, Pitt’s clever, well-born wife, Charlotte, has entrée to London’s best society. Her insights prove to be invaluable to Pitt’s investigation as she observes, at glittering balls and over gossipy tea tables, a world of passion, power, and greed that the police are seldom permitted to see.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345523679
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/28/2011
Series: Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series , #12
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 250,447
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch, and the William Monk novels, including Blood on the Water and Blind Justice. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as twelve holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Los Angeles and Scotland.


Portmahomack, Ross-shire, U.K

Date of Birth:

October 28, 1938

Place of Birth:

Blackheath, London England

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Billyt1 More than 1 year ago
I am a loyal fan of Ms. Perry having read quite a few of the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series. Here we have a very good story which really exposes the complexity of Charlotte. There is no question that she loves Pitt, but she has a true affinity for society which he is not a part of. Would she be happier in society? She is all too willing to move forward without Pitt and the children. She does come across as selfish. Charlotte and Pitt actually argue and hopefully she understands how her actions hurt him. Aunt Vespasia gives her good advice. Hopefully she follows it. You need to nurture what is important.
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