Murders just don’t happen in fashionable areas like Callander Square–but these two have. The police are totally baffled. Pretty, young Charlotte Ellison Pitt, however, is curious.
Inspector Pitt’s well-bred wife doesn’t often meddle in her husband’s business, but something about this case intrigues her–to the point that staid Charlotte Pitt is suddenly rattling the closets of the very rich, seeking out backstairs gossip that would shock a barmaid, and unearthing truths that could push even the most proper aristocrat to murder.
“Murder fans who prefer their crimes with a touch of class should heat some scones and nestle back for the afternoon.” —Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“You can count on a Perry tale to be superior.”—San Diego Union-Tribune
About Anne Perry
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… More about Anne Perry
Published by Ballantine Books May 26, 2009| 272 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780345513953