Most widely held works about Anne Perry
Most widely held works by Anne Perry
The sins of the wolf by Anne Perry ( Book )
36 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,638 libraries worldwide
In Edinburgh, Nurse Hester Latterly, a veteran of the Crimean War, is accused of murder after the rich woman she was escorting in a train dies from an overdose of medicine. It's a setup, of course, and Inspector Monk rushes to the rescue. By the author of The Hyde Park Headsman.
Southampton Row by Anne Perry ( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,611 libraries worldwide
A general election is approaching and Thomas is called to monitor the bitter struggle for one crucial London seat.
Death of a stranger by Anne Perry ( Book )
43 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,551 libraries worldwide
For the prostitutes of Leather Lane, nurse Hester Monk's clinic is a lifeline, especially welcome since lately their ailments have escalated from bruises and fevers to broken bones and knife wounds. At the moment, however, the mysterious death of railway magnate Nolan Baltimore in a sleazy neighborhood brothel overshadows all else. Meanwhile, brilliant P.I. William Monk acquires a new client, a mysterious beauty who asks him to ascertain whether her fiancé, an executive in Nolan Baltimore's thriving railway firm, has become enmeshed in fraudulent practices that could ruin him. As Hester ventures into violent streets to learn who is brutally abusing her patients, Monk journeys into the English countryside, where the sight of tracks stretching into the distance revives memories once stripped from his consciousness by amnesia--as a past almost impossible to bear returns, eerily paralleling a fresh tragedy that has already begun its inexorable unfolding.
Seven Dials by Anne Perry ( Book )
46 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,549 libraries worldwide
Thomas Pitt, mainstay of Her Majesty's Special Branch, is summoned to Connaught Square mansion where the body of a junior diplomat lies huddled in a wheelbarrow. Nearby stands the tenant of the house, the beautiful and 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. This distinguished public servant, whispered to be Ayesha's lover, insists that she is as innocent as Pitt himself is. Pitt's journey to uncover the truth takes him from Egyptian cotton fields to the insidious London slum called Seven Dials, to a packed London courtroom where shocking secrets will at last be revealed.
Dark assassin : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
While on patrol near the Waterloo Bridge, Inspector William Monk and his men witness the deaths of a young couple, but as Monk tries to investigate the deaths, he stumbles upon a conspiracy with ties to the highest levels of government.
Funeral in blue by Anne Perry ( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,529 libraries worldwide
Investigator William Monk and his wife Hester probe the murders of two women in a London artist's studio. The prime suspect in the killings is a Viennese émigré named Dr. Kristian Beck, the husband of one of the victims and Hester's colleague.
A sudden, fearful death by Anne Perry ( Book )
43 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,516 libraries worldwide
Victorian private inquiry agent William Monk is hired to investigate the brutal rape of a young London woman and the strangulation murder of nurse Prudence Barrymore, a talented, extraordinary woman who had served in the Crimea with Florence Nightingale.
The shifting tide by Anne Perry ( Book )
43 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,504 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly accepting an assignment to investigate an Ivory cargo theft along the Thames, Victorian sleuth William Monk wonders why his client elected not to report the crime to police.
The twisted root by Anne Perry ( Book )
50 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,494 libraries worldwide
William Monk attempts to solve the flight of a young widow from the mansion of her in-laws-to-be only to find her in a London courtroom facing murder charges.
Shoulder the sky : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
55 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,446 libraries worldwide
By April 1915, as Chaplain Joseph Reavley tends to the soldiers in his care, the nightmare of trench warefare is impartially cutting down England's youth. On one of his rescue forays into no-man's land, Joseph finds the body of an arrogant war correspondent, Eldon Prentice. A nephew of the respected General Owen Cullingford, Prentice was despised for his prying attempts to elicit facts that would turn publilc opinion against the war.
The Whitechapel conspiracy by Anne Perry ( Book )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,419 libraries worldwide
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 slums. There he must work undercover investigating alleged anarchist plots. Among his few allies are his clever wife, Charlotte, and intrepid Gracie, the maid who can travel unremarked in Whitechapel. But none of them anticipate the horrors to be revealed ...
Half Moon Street by Anne Perry ( Book )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,394 libraries worldwide
Superintendent Thomas Pitt, investigating the discovery of a dead man found drifting in the Thames, must walk a narrow line between hunting down the guilty and protecting the innocent when his search for answers leads him deep into Victorian London's bohemia.
Bedford Square by Anne Perry ( Book )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,388 libraries worldwide
Superintendent Pitt investigates a blackmail ring, threatening to ruin the reputation of prominent people in Victorian London. It all begins with the discovery of a dead body outside a general's house. By the author of Brunswick Gardens.
Angels in the gloom by Anne Perry ( Book )
44 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,385 libraries worldwide
Presents a thriller set against the helligh backdrop of World War I Britain, as a beautiful Irish spy plies her trade in a London nightclub and, in a secret remote laboratory, scientists work to develop a weapon that could end the war.
Buckingham Palace gardens : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,356 libraries worldwide
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.
Execution dock : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,304 libraries worldwide
When a thirteen-year-old boy is found floating in the river Thames with his throat slit, William Monk, superintendent of the Thames River Police, pursues a child pornographer who runs a sex ring using small boys. Monk's wife Hester and several memorable characters from Dark Assassin return in this richly complex story.
At some disputed barricade : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
36 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,238 libraries worldwide
In 1917, when an arrogant and incompetent British commander turns up dead, a reluctant Joseph Reavley searches for the truth about the crime and about the twelve men accused of the murder, journeying behind enemy lines to find the individual responsible.
A Christmas guest by Anne Perry ( Book )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,202 libraries worldwide
During a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte Pitt's parents, Grandmama is called upon to play the role of amateur detective when a fellow guest--an outcast from her own family--is murdered.
A Christmas beginning : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,159 libraries worldwide
Interweaving the original Christmas Story with her own holiday tale, Perry explores the meaning of Joseph's secondary role compared to that of Mary and Jesus.
The sheen on the silk : a novel by Anne Perry ( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
Arriving in the ancient Byzantine city in the year 1273, Anna Zarides has only one mission: to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill Bessarion, a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna moves freely about in society, using her skills as a physician to manoeuver close to the key players involved in her brother's fate.
Anarchists Aristocracy (Social class) Arms transfers Audiobooks Audiobooks Belgium Brothers and sisters Christmas stories Christmas stories City and town life Country homes Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Disguise England England--Cambridge England--London England--London--East End Fiction France Grandmothers Great Britain Historical fiction History Ireland Large type books Manners and customs Military chaplains Monk, William (Fictitious character) Murder Murder--Investigation Mystery Nurses Pitt, Charlotte (Fictitious character) Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character) Police Police spouses Private investigators Prostitutes--Crimes against Reavley family (Fictitious characters) Serial murders Social history Thirteenth century Turkey--Istanbul Villages Wales--Anglesey War stories Women detectives World War (1914-1918) Young women
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