Pentecost Alley

by Anne Perry

Paper Book, 1996

Status

Available

Publication

New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1996.

Description

A prostitute is murdered in Victorian London, strangled with her own stocking. Superintendent Pitt obtains a confession from a pimp who is promptly executed. Pitt gets a shock when a second murder follows, bearing the hallmarks of the first. Coincidence, or was Pitt party to a miscarriage of justice? By the author of Traitors Gate.

User reviews

LibraryThing member Kathy89
Audio read by David McCallum. Thomas Pitt is called in to investigate the murder of young prostitute. The case has similiarities to Jack the Ripper murders. The chief suspect is a wealthy, well connected young man whose sister is a friend of Charlotte's sister, Emily. Tthe wrong man is sentenced and another young girl is murdered. There's lots of secrets and coverups but in the end the killer is just who you think it is.… (more)
LibraryThing member IllanoyGal
Another good mystery from the writings of Anne Perry. A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel set in Victorian England. Definitely a good read.
LibraryThing member MaggieFlo
Decent murder mystery with Thomas Pitt as the lead investigator.
The case involves the murder of three prostitutes, a suspect from a wealthy London family and members of a secret society. Pitt is assisted by his wife Charlotte and her sister Emily.
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