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Betrayal at Lisson Grove (Thomas Pitt Mystery, Book 26)

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14th April 2011

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780755376827

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Another fantastic Pitt novel from the master storyteller of the Victorian mystery.
1895 and an increasingly violent tide of political unrest is rising fast all over Europe. Special Branch’s Inspector Thomas Pitt knows that they must find those responsible before England is overrun by reformists intent on overthrowing the government. When he finds himself in pursuit of a suspected terrorist, Pitt has no hesitation in following the chase all the way to France.
But events take a sinister turn when Narraway, Pitt’s superior, is accused of involvement in the death of an Irish informant and abruptly removed from office. Aware that her husband’s own career is also in jeopardy if he is not reinstated, Pitt’s wife Charlotte determines to help Narraway clear his name.
As Charlotte and Narraway depart for Ireland and Pitt is drawn deeper into the investigation in France, it becomes clear that outside forces have conspired to separate them at a crucial time in the country’s history. With no one else to trust can they make it back to England and stop the revolt before it’s too late?

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New York Times Book Review
Anne Perry's novels are New York Times bestsellers and have earned much critical acclaim: 'Give her a good murder and a shameful social evil, and Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens' eyes pop out
Guardian
A totally contemporary feel ... admirably well-written
Faye Kellerman
Her Victorian England pulsates with life and is peopled with wonderfully memorable characters
Scotland on Sunday
A complex plot supported by superb storytelling ... and William Monk, a contender for the post of Most Original Investigator in recent fiction