Brunswick Gardens: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 29, 2010 - Fiction - 416 pages
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In London’s affluent Brunswick Gardens, the battle over Charles Darwin’s revolutionary theory of evolution intensifies as the respected Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged by his beautiful assistant, Unity Bellwood—a “new woman” whose feminism and aggressive Darwinism he finds appalling. When Unity, three months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her death, Superintendent Thomas Pitt is as certain as he can be that one of the three deeply devout men in the house committed murder. Could it have been the Reverend Parmenter? His handsome curate? Or his son, a fervent Roman Catholic? Pitt and his clever wife, Charlotte, refuse to settle for less than the truth—or less than justice.

 

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Review: Brunswick Gardens (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #18)

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Mystery set in Victorian England with obsessive infatuation as a secondary plot. Read full review

Review: Brunswick Gardens (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #18)

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I love a good historical novel and Ann Perry never disappoints. Are they a master of literature? No. Are they interesting with wonderful characters? Yes. Read full review

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Among Anne Perry's other novels featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt are Pentecost Alley, Traitors Gate, The Hyde Park Headsman, Highgate Rise, and Ashworth Hall, which was a Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. She also writes the popular novels featuring investigator William Monk, including The Silent Cry, a Main Selection of the Mystery Guild, 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 about the author. Hundreds of thousands of readers agree.


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