Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Blind Justice and A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Scotland and Los Angeles.
"Few mystery writers this side of Arthur Conan Doyle can evoke Victorian London with such relish for detail and mood."
-San Francisco Chronicle
"Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens's eyes pop."
-The New York Times Book Review
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