Twenty-One Days (Daniel Pitt Mystery 1) (Paperback)Anne Perry (author)
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TWENTY-ONE DAYS is the first in an exciting new generation of Pitt novels, featuring Daniel Pitt, by New York Times bestseller and queen of Victorian crime, Anne Perry.
1910. Sir Thomas Pitt's son, Daniel, is in the middle of his first case as a barrister when he is summoned to the Old Bailey for an important trial. Renowned biographer Russell Graves is charged with the brutal murder of his wife and Daniel must assist in his defence.
When the jury finds the accused guilty, Graves insists he has been framed. He is writing a shocking expose of a powerful figure, revealing state secrets so damning that someone might well have wanted to silence him. With the reputations of those closest to him at stake, Daniel has twenty-one days to uncover the truth and ensure that an innocent man isn't sent to the gallows . . .
'Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction' New York Times
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 180 g
Dimensions: 176 x 110 x 16 mm
A page-turning thriller . . . blending compelling plotting with superbly realized human emotion and exquisite period detail -- Jeffery Deaver
'Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction' * New York Times *
A truly unusual mystery * Publishers Weekly *
'Elegantly constructed and nail-bitingly tense' * Good Book Guide *
Perry is a master at illuminating the wrongs of the Victorian age * Booklist *
The monsters Anne Perry creates are not easy to live with, and their actions linger long after the book is closed * New York Journal of Books *