Bedford Square Audio Cassette – Abridged, Audiobook
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ove with Anne Perry's matchless Victorian mysteries are no strangers to the scandals and secret corruption that sometimes lay concealed behind the elegant facades of the haughty mansions in fin de siècle London. For most Londoners, however, these great houses were inscrutable bastions of privilege and power.
All the more shocking then was the freshly dead body sprawled on the Bedford Square doorstep of General Brandon Ballantyne--an affront to every respectable sensibility.
The general denies all knowledge of the bloody-knuckled, shabbily dressed victim who has so rudely come to death outside his home. But Superintendent Thomas Pitt of Bow Street Police Station cannot believe him. For in the dead man's pocket he finds a rare snuffbox that recently graced the general's study. He must tread lightly, however, lest his investigation trigger a tragedy of immense proportions, ensnaring honorable men like flies in a web of terror. Pitt's clever wife, Charlotte, becomes his full
About the Author
Among Anne Perry's other novels featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt are Brunswick Gardens, Ashworth Hall, Pentecost Alley, Traitors Gate, and The Hyde Park Headsman. She also writes the popular novels featuring Victorian private investigator William Monk--among them The Twisted Root, A Breach of Promise, The Silent Cry, Weighed in the Balance, Cain His Brother, and Defend and Betray. "Her grasp of Victorian character and conscience still astonishes," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Hundreds of thousands of readers agree.
Anne Perry lives in Scotland.
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The stories are well told and she makes Victorian England "Come to Life"
I hope that more of her earlier books will appear for the Kindle as my paperbacks are getting worn out.