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Perry, Anne

Works: 526 works in 5,723 publications in 8 languages and 268,219 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories, English  War fiction  War stories  Legal stories  Drama  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Speaker, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6066.E693, 823.914
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Dark assassin : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
64 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,793 libraries worldwide
While on patrol near the Waterloo Bridge, Inspector William Monk, a superintendent with the Thames River Police, and his men witness the deaths of a young couple, but as Monk tries to determine if the deaths were the result of an accident, suicide, or murder, he stumbles into the middle of a conspiracy with ties to the highest levels of government
Buckingham Palace gardens : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
48 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,531 libraries worldwide
Pitt investigates the murder of a maid at Buckingham Palace, narrowing his group of suspects down to several house guests who are meeting with the Prince of Wales to discuss the funding of a huge project: the Cape to Cairo railway. While the Prince might overlook the unfortunate loss of a maid, the Queen, who is due back soon, will likely veto any Royal support in the scheme if she finds out
Execution dock : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
41 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,481 libraries worldwide
When a thirteen-year-old boy is found floating in the river Thames with his throat slit, William Monk, superintendent of the Thames River Police, pursues a child pornographer who runs a sex ring using small boys. Monk's wife Hester and several memorable characters from Dark Assassin return in this richly complex story
Southampton Row by Anne Perry( Book )
68 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,359 libraries worldwide
A general election is approaching and Thomas is called to monitor the bitter struggle for one crucial London seat
No graves as yet : a novel of World War I by Anne Perry( Book )
61 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,290 libraries worldwide
In June of 1914, Cambridge professor Joseph Reavley learns that his father was carrying a vitally important secret document when he died, and that his best student has been murdered
Long Spoon Lane : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
46 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,281 libraries worldwide
Anne Perry's bestselling Victorian novels offer readers an elixir as addictively rich as Devonshire cream or English ale enticing millions into a literary world almost as real as the original. While flower sellers, costermongers, shopkeepers, and hansom drivers ply their trades, the London police watch over all. Or so people believe. ... Early one morning, Thomas Pitt, dauntless mainstay of the Special Branch, is summoned to Long Spoon Lane, where anarchists are plotting an attack. Bombs explode, destroying the homes of many poor people. After a chase, two of the culprits are captured and the leader is shot ... but by whom? As Pitt delves into the case, he finds that there is more to the terrorism than the destructive gestures of misguided idealists. The police are running a lucrative protection racket, and clues suggest that Inspector Wetron of Bow Street is the mastermind. As the shadowy leader of the Inner Circle, Wetron is using his influence with the press to whip up fears of more attacks-and to rush a bill through Parliament that would severely curtail civil liberties. This would make him the most powerful man in the country. To defeat Wetron, Pitt finds that he must run in harness with his old enemy, Sir Charles Voisey, and the unlikely allies are joined by Pitt's clever wife, Charlotte, and her great aunt, Lady Vespasia Cumming-Gould. Can they prevail? As they strive to prevent future destruction, nothing less than the fate of the British Empire hangs in precarious balance. From the first sentence to the last, Long Spoon Lane is a miracle of suspense, of plot and counterplot, bluff and counterbluff, in a take-no-prisoners battle between good and evil. It is possibly the very best of all the wonderful Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels. In a Victorian-era London beset by anarchists, detective Thomas Pitt investigates the mysterious death of Magnus Landsborough, the young son of aristocrat Lord Sheridan Landsborough, during a violent gun battle between police and rioters
The twisted root by Anne Perry( Book )
70 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,241 libraries worldwide
William Monk attempts to solve the flight of a young widow from the mansion of her in-laws-to-be only to find her in a London courtroom facing murder charges
Seven Dials by Anne Perry( Book )
49 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,167 libraries worldwide
Thomas Pitt, mainstay of Her Majesty's Special Branch, is summoned to Connaught Square mansion where the body of a junior diplomat lies huddled in a wheelbarrow. Nearby stands the tenant of the house, the beautiful and notorious Egyptian woman Ayesha Zakhari, who falls under the shadow of suspicion. Pitt's orders are to protect -- at all costs -- the good name of the third person in the garden: senior cabinet minister Saville Ryerson. This distinguished public servant, whispered to be Ayesha's lover, insists that she is as innocent as Pitt himself is. Pitt's journey to uncover the truth takes him from Egyptian cotton fields to the insidious London slum called Seven Dials, to a packed London courtroom where shocking secrets will at last be revealed
Funeral in blue by Anne Perry( Book )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,162 libraries worldwide
Investigator William Monk and his wife Hester probe the murders of two women in a London artist's studio. The prime suspect in the killings is a Viennese émigré named Dr. Kristian Beck, the husband of one of the victims and Hester's colleague
The shifting tide by Anne Perry( Book )
36 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,146 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly accepting an assignment to investigate an Ivory cargo theft along the Thames, Victorian sleuth William Monk wonders why his client elected not to report the crime to police
A sunless sea : a William Monk novel by Anne Perry( Book )
44 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,135 libraries worldwide
Can Monk uncover the truth behind a deadly opium conspiracy? 1864 and on the bank of the Thames, Monk is appalled at the shocking mutilation visited upon the body of a woman found on Limehouse Pier. But when enquiries into the brutal killing unearth a connection between the victim and Dr Lambourn, a brilliant, recently deceased scientist and staunch supporter for a new pharmaceutical bill aimed to regulate the sale of opium, it becomes clear that not all is as it seems. Lambourn's widow refuses to believe the official verdict that her husband's death was suicide; she is convinced that he was murdered after the research he was conducting was discredited by government officials intent on keeping the lucrative trade of opium flowing. With pressure mounting for the river police to find the Limehouse killer, Monk is propelled headlong into an investigation that will delve into the darkest depths of the opium trade and threaten to expose corruption in the very highest echelons of society
Death of a stranger by Anne Perry( Book )
41 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 3,134 libraries worldwide
For the prostitutes of Leather Lane, nurse Hester Monk's clinic is a lifeline, providing medicine, food, and a modicum of peace--especially welcome since lately their ailments have escalated from bruises and fevers to broken bones and knife wounds. At the moment, however, the mysterious death of railway magnate Nolan Baltimore in a sleazy neighborhood brothel overshadows all else. Whether he fell or was pushed, the shocking question in everyone's mind is: What was such a pillar of respectability doing in a seedy place of sin? Meanwhile, brilliant private investigator William Monk acquires a new client, a mysterious beauty who asks him to ascertain beyond a shadow of a doubt whether or not her fiancé, an executive in Nolan Baltimore's thriving railway firm, has become enmeshed in fraudulent practices that could ruin him. As Hester ventures into violent streets to learn who is responsible for the brutal abuse of her patients, Monk embarks upon a journey into the English countryside, where the last rails are being laid for a new line. But the sight of tracks stretching into the distance revives memories once stripped from his consciousness by amnesia--as a past almost impossible to bear returns, eerily paralleling a fresh tragedy that has already begun its inexorable unfolding
We shall not sleep : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
55 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,128 libraries worldwide
With the war coming to a close, chaplain Joseph Reavley and his family learn that the identity of the sinister ideologue called the Peacemaker is about to be revealed by a German counterpart, but the family must first solve the mystery of a murdered nurse
Dorchester Terrace : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Anne Perry( Book )
35 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,125 libraries worldwide
Thomas Pitt, once a lowly policeman, is now the powerful head of Britain's Special Branch, and some people fear that he may have been promoted beyond his abilities. He, too, feels painful moments of self-doubt, especially as rumors reach him of a plot to blow up connections on the Dover-London rail line--on which Austrian duke Alois Habsburg is soon to travel to visit his royal English kin. Why would anyone destroy an entire train to kill one obscure Austrian royal, or are the rumors designed to distract Pitt from an even more devastating plot? He must resolve this riddle at once, before the damage is done. Meanwhile, in a London sickroom, an old Italian woman--at the end of a romantic career as a revolutionary spy--is terrified that as she sinks into dementia, she may divulge secrets that can kill. And a beautiful young Croatian woman, married to a British power broker, hoards her own mysteries. Apparently all roads lead to the Continent, and Pitt suspects that between them these two fascinating women could tell him things he desperately needs to know. But as the hours tick by, it seems that the only woman Pitt can count on is his clever wife, Charlotte
At some disputed barricade : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
45 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,110 libraries worldwide
In 1917, when an arrogant and incompetent British commander turns up dead, a reluctant Joseph Reavley searches for the truth about the crime and about the twelve men accused of the murder, journeying behind enemy lines to find the individual responsible
Acceptable loss : a William Monk novel by Anne Perry( Book )
37 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,109 libraries worldwide
When a murdered body is discovered in the Thames, clues lead to a heinous child-pornography case that police superintendent William Monk thought he had left behind, in an investigation that threatens his friend Oliver Rathbone and forces Monk to consider painful sacrifices
Midnight at Marble Arch : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Anne Perry( Book )
40 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,075 libraries worldwide
When the bodies of two high-profile women are discovered, bearing signs of rape, and an innocent man is accused of the crime, Thomas Pitt's quest for the truth forces him to play a dangerous game of international politics and murder
The sheen on the silk : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
35 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,035 libraries worldwide
Arriving in the ancient Byzantine city in the year 1273, Anna Zarides has only one mission: to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill Bessarion, a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna uses her skills as a physician to manoeuver close to the key players involved in her brother's fate. She learns more about Justinian's life and reputation - including his peculiar ties to Bessarion's beautiful widow and his possible role in a plot to overthrow the emperor
Bedford Square by Anne Perry( Book )
66 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,034 libraries worldwide
Superintendent Pitt investigates a blackmail ring, threatening to ruin the reputation of prominent people in Victorian London. It all begins with the discovery of a dead body outside a general's house. By the author of Brunswick Gardens
Angels in the gloom : a novel by Anne Perry( Book )
53 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,021 libraries worldwide
Presents a thriller set against the hellish backdrop of World War I Britain, as a beautiful Irish spy plies her trade in a London nightclub and, in a secret remote laboratory, scientists work to develop a weapon that could end the war
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Hulme, Juliet, 1938-

Anna Perry
Anne Perry britische Schriftstellerin
Anne Perry britisk skribent
Anne Perry Brits schrijfster
Anne Perry brittisk författare
Anne Perry écrivain britannique
Anne Perry scrittrice britannica
Halma, Džuljeta Meriona 1938-
Hulme J. M.
Hulme J. M. 1938-
Hulme Juliet
Hulme, Juliet 1938-
Hulme , Juliet Marion
Hulme, Juliet Marion 1938-
Perija, Anna 1938-
Perri, Ėnn
Perry, Anne 1938-
Перри Э
Перри Э. 1938-
Перри, Энн
آن بيري مؤلفة إنجليزية
페리, 앤 1938-
ペリー, アン
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French (21)
Italian (16)
German (12)
Polish (2)
Russian (2)
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