Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.
One of her most teasing mysteries, this time with a courtroom
finale that may be her strongest ever * Kirkus Reviews *
A truly unusual mystery * Publishers Weekly *
Elegantly constructed and nail-bitingly tense * Good Book Guide *
Engrossing . . . The book gallops to a dramatic conclusion * Washington Times Daily *
There is a freshness about [Perry's] writing which makes it truly exceptional * Eurocrime *
Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction * New York Times *