Death on Blackheath : A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel.

Cover image for Death on Blackheath
BIB ID#1702474
Call# FIC Perry

Death on Blackheath

Random House Publishing Group 2014.
320 p.

Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  NATIONAL BESTSELLER Anne Perry's superb "New York Times" bestselling novels set in the glorious reign of Victoria are loved by readers far and wide. Now, with this new Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery, Perry returns us to that charmed era, when wealth and power rule--but where, alas, poisonous corruption lies coiled in the heart of the empire. As commander of the powerful Special Branch, Thomas Pitt has the job of keeping Britain safe from spies and traitors. So there's no obvious reason why he is suddenly ordered to investigate two minor incidents: the blood, hair, and shards of glass discovered outside the home of naval weapons expert Dudley Kynaston, and the simultaneous disappearance of Mrs. Kynaston's beautiful lady's maid. But weeks later, when the mutilated body of an unidentified young woman is found near Kynaston's home, Pitt realizes that this is no ordinary police investigation. Far from it. Is Kynaston--one of Britain's most valuable scientists--leading a double life? Is Pitt saddled with a conspiracy so devilishly clever that it will ruin him? A baffled Pitt has never needed his friends more desperately, including his indomitable wife, Charlotte; his canny old colleague Victor Narraway; and his personal drawing-room spy, Lady Vespasia Cumming-Gould. But even these allies may not be able to save Pitt--or Britain. " " Only Anne Perry could have created the tense unfolding of plot and counterplot, love and betrayal, scandal and murder that follows. "Death on Blackheath" is rich with fascinating characters, authentic period flavor, knife's-edge suspense, and a haunting, unforgettable denouement. Praise for "Death on Blackheath" "There's just no stopping Anne Perry. . . . Her] Victorian mysteries never disappoint."--"Bookreporter" " " "Thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining . . . The period detail is beautifully done, and realistic characters and tense action are woven seamlessly together."--"Historical Novels Review" "What distinguishes Anne] Perry's work is her clean, penetrating style and her contemporary take on antique, prewar society."--"St. Louis Post-Dispatch" Praise for Anne Perry's most recent Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels "Midnight at Marble Arch" "Sweeping and scandalous . . . Perry has perfected a delicate touch."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Perry is a master at illuminating the wrongs of the Victorian age."--"Booklist "(starred review) "Dorchester Terrace" "The always clever Anne Perry infuses "Dorchester Terrace" with the right amount of intrigue and complex relationships that have made this prolific series one of the finest in modern mystery fiction."--"Bookreporter" " " "Treason at Lisson Grove" "Perry has always done her historical homework on the darker elements of the British ruling class, and she has outdone herself this time.""--The Washington Times" " " "Buckingham Palace Gardens" "An intricate plot about a murder at the palace with] an irresistibly appealing "Upstairs, Downstairs" perspective . . . a fine introduction to Perry's alluring world of Victorian crime and intrigue."--"The New York Times Book Review"


Locationsort iconCall NumberItem TypeVolumeBarcodeStatus
ArverneFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562717113Available
AstoriaFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562671898Available
AuburndaleFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672052Available
Baisley ParkFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562671914Available
Bay TerraceFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672078Available
BaysideFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672060Due 12-5-2015
BelleroseFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562671906Available
BriarwoodFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672086Available
Cambria HeightsFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672094Available
Central Adult FictionFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228519489782Available
Central Adult FictionFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562603636Available
Central Adult Fiction- Ask at DeskFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228519489774Available
Central Adult Fiction- Ask at DeskFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228519489758Available
CoronaFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562671930Available
DouglastonFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562671955Available
East ElmhurstFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562671948Available
East FlushingFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672169Available
ElmhurstFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672102Available
Far RockawayFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672185Available
FlushingFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672177Available
Forest HillsFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562761947Available
Fresh MeadowsFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672201Available
Glen OaksFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672219Due 12-16-2015
GlendaleFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672227Available
HillcrestFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672235Available
HollisFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672250Available
Howard BeachFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672243Available
Jackson HeightsFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672409Due 12-3-2015
Langston HughesFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672334Available
LaureltonFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672326Available
LeffertsFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672359Available
Lefrak CityFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672342Available
Long Island CityFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583648Available
MaspethFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562582236Available
McGoldrickFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672367Available
Mitchell-LindenFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672383Available
North Forest ParkFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562672375Available
North HillsFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583838Available
Ozone ParkFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583689Available
PomonokFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583853Available
PoppenhusenFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583812Available
Queens VillageFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583846Available
Queens Village MABFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228572357496Available
Queens Village MABFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228572357470Available
Queens Village MABFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228572357488Available
Queens Village MABFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583622Available
Queensboro HillFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228580913884Available
Rego ParkFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583705Available
Richmond HillFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583697Available
RidgewoodFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583713Available
Rochdale VillageFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583861Available
SeasideFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562686458Available
SeasideFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562686466Due 12-3-2015
South HollisFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583796Available
South JamaicaFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583762Available
South Ozone ParkFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583911Available
St.AlbansFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583671Available
SteinwayFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583663Available
SunnysideFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583614Available
WhitestoneFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562584067Available
Windsor ParkFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583929Available
WoodhavenFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583770Available
WoodsideFIC PerryAdult Hard Cover0228562583630Available

Marc Record

00806cam a2200277Ma 4500
140114s2014 xx 000 1 eng d
$a 9780345548382 (hardcover) : $c $27.00
$a 0345548388
$y 201401141040 $z mkhan
$a TOH $b eng $c TOH $d YDXCP $d BTCTA $d BDX $d O2C
$a PS
$a 813
$a FIC Perry
$a Perry, Anne.
$a Death on Blackheath : A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel.
$b Random House Publishing Group $c 2014.
$a 320 p.
$a A Feb14-CP
$a C0 $b ZQP
$a MKHAN-CC:0114
$a VTLSSORT0080 0400 0200 0201 0500 0820 0990 0490 1000 2450 2600 3000 5990 9940 9950 9992