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The Hyde Park Headsman

The Hyde Park Headsman

Newly promoted Pitt has to investigate the gruesome beheadings of three apparently unconnected victims but he is bedevilled by a lack of cooperation from his superiors, Charlotte is pre-occupied with moving house and Emily is absorbed with her husband Jack’s election to Parliament. Together they uncover domestic scandals and the invisible hand of the evil secret society, the Inner Circle...

  • "Perry's immense talent makes [this] one of the best mysteries of the season and confirms her as the finest writer of historical mysteries around today." Toronto Sun,
  • "In addition to being a splendidly plotted yarn, Perry... explores the nature of power" Publisher's Weekly,
  • No. 4 on Waldenbooks Mystery Bestseller list
  • USA Today Bestseller List