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    • Triple Jeopardy

    • Daniel Pitt Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Christopher Bonwell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Daniel Pitt is delighted that his sister is visiting London with her American husband, Patrick, a policeman, and their young daughters. But Patrick's trip has another purpose, for which he enlists Daniel's help. Philip Sidney, a young British diplomat, is accused of robbery and assault in Washington, but he has taken diplomatic immunity and fled to England. The perfect opportunity to obtain justice presents itself when Sidney is accused of a small embezzlement at the British embassy in the USA, but as Daniel digs deeper into the case it becomes clear that vengeance is involved.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Murder on the Serpentine

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    London, 1899: Head of Special Branch Commander Thomas Pitt is summoned to Buckingham Palace. In the twilight of her years, Queen Victoria is all too aware that the Prince of Wales will soon inherit her empire and must be beyond reproach. She tells Pitt she tasked her close friend and confidant, John Halberd, with investigating the Prince's friends, specifically Alan Kendrick, a wealthy playboy and betting man, but before he could report back Halberd was found dead in a rowing boat on the Serpentine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incomparable

    • By Arcticangel. on 27-10-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Dangerous Mourning

    • A William Monk Novel #2
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    When the beautiful daughter of Sir Basil Moidore is stabbed to death in her bed, Inspector Monk and Nurse Latterly uncover a tale of shame and scandal that threatens to destroy a powerful London dynasty.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen.

    • By Heather on 07-10-10

    Regular price: £30.49

    • Twenty-One Days

    • Daniel Pitt, Book 1
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Simon Scardifield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    It is 1910, and the century is full of change. Sir Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, has persuaded his son, Daniel, to take on his first case as a newly qualified barrister. Having successfully defended his client and made a lifelong friend, Daniel is summoned to the Old Bailey to assist in the defence of renowned biographer Russell Graves, who is accused of the brutal murder and disfigurement of his wife. When the jury finds him guilty, Graves is sentenced to be hanged in 21 days.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good read

    • By Mrs Cozens on 02-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: John Joseph Adams (editor), Robert J. Sawyer, Christopher Roden, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90

    A modern short story collection featuring the great detective.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • worth every penny and more

    • By Smask on 02-04-10

    Regular price: £27.49

    • An Echo of Murder

    • William Monk Mystery, Book 23
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    London, 1870: The body of a Hungarian immigrant is found dead in what appears to be a ritualistic killing, with a bayonet through his heart, his fingers broken and his body surrounded by 17 blood-dipped candles. At first Commander William Monk of the Thames River Police suspects the killer is from within the community, but when another murder takes place, Monk fears the immigrants are being targeted by an outsider.... Meanwhile, Hester is reunited with a doctor who had been left for dead on a Crimean battlefield.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Far From Her Best

    • By Stewart Webb on 04-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dark Tide Rising

    • William Monk Mystery, Book 24
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdre Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Dark Tide Rising is the 24th compelling mystery in the William Monk series, from the master of Victorian crime, New York Times best-selling author Anne Perry. When Kate Exeter is kidnapped on the shore of the Thames, Commander William Monk is enlisted by her desperate husband to save her. Kate's captors are demanding a ransom for her safe return, and Monk and his most trusted men must arrange a secret handover in the dark slums of Jacob's Island.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Welcome change of style

    • By Kathy on 01-06-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Face of a Stranger

    • A William Monk Novel #1
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    A tragic accident leaves Inspector Monk with amnesia just moments after he solves the murder of a popular Crimean war hero. Forced to redo his entire investigation, a frustrated Monk faces a desperate murderer who will do anything to keep the inspector from discovering the truth twice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Turgid .

    • By George on 01-01-15

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The Sins of the Wolf

    • A William Monk Novel #5
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    When her wealthy Scottish employer dies of an overdose of heart medication, Nurse Latterly is charged with murder and locked up in Newgate Prison. To save his friend from the gallows, Inspector Monk works feverishly to identify a cold-blooded killer in the victim's greatly admired - and coolly silent - family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent story, Needs a good edit

    • By Lynn on 26-03-11

    Regular price: £33.89

    • Defend and Betray

    • A William Monk Novel #3
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Ten people gather together for an elegant London dinner party. By the end of the party, only nine are alive. Sometime after dinner, General Thaddeus Carlyon is brutally murdered in the hallway. Who had the strength - and motive - to murder the distinguished military hero? Nurse Latterly and Inspector Monk find the answers in a nightmarish legacy of evil.

    Regular price: £33.89

    • A Sudden Fearful Death

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Terrence Hardiman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Death might be commonplace in 1857 at the Royal Free Hospital in London's Gray's Inn Road, but murder certainly isn't. When the body of Prudence Barrymore, a gently bred, dedicated and passionate nurse, is discovered stuffed into a laundry chute, no-one - high born or low - can be beyond suspicion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • could not stop listening.

    • By Arcticangel. on 08-04-15

    Regular price: £20.99

    • Treachery at Lancaster Gate

    • Charlotte and Thomas Pitt, Book 31
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Terry Wale
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The 31st novel in the popular Victorian crime series featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt. Thomas Pitt arrives at a devastating bombing in Lancaster Gate to find two policemen dead and three more gravely wounded. London's anarchists are blamed, but as Pitt and Inspector Tellman investigate they find it looks increasingly like a personal vendetta against those particular men. Did they lie about a drugs raid that went fatally wrong and let an innocent man hang?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant

    • By Arcticangel. on 24-09-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • A Sudden, Fearful Death

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Anne Perry's Victorian murder mysteries have enthralled millions with their evocative atmosphere and finely-crafted suspense. Now, in this mesmerizing best seller, the star of these mysteries, Inspector William Monk, returns to solve the most heartbreaking case of his career.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • tedious

    • By janet on 08-04-15

    Regular price: £36.59

    • Revenge in a Cold River

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Dierdra Whelan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    William Monk faces an old enemy determined to take revenge for an act committed many years ago - before he lost his memory. Anne Perry's outstanding new historical mystery takes us on a thrilling ride into Monk's past, as adversaries he cannot remember threaten everything he holds dear.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping.

    • By Arcticangel. on 31-05-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Corridors of the Night

    • William Monk Book 21
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The 21st exceptional historical thriller featuring William and Hester Monk, from the master of Victorian crime. One night, in a corridor of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, nurse Hester Monk is approached by a terrified girl. She's from a hidden ward of children, all subject to frequent bloodletting, and her brother is dying. While William Monk's River Police fight to keep London safe from gunrunners, Hester takes on a new role at the hospital, helping to administer a secretive new treatment.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Read

    • By fay on 05-05-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Whitechapel Conspiracy

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Terrence Hardiman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    It is 1892 and the grisly killings of Whitechapel prostitutes by a man dubbed Jack the Ripper remain a frightening enigma. And in a packed Old Bailey courtroom, distinguished soldier John Adinett is sentenced to hang for the inexplicable murder of his friend Martin Fetters. Though Thomas Pitt should receive praise for providing key testimony in the Fetters investigation, Adinett has powerful friends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book

    • By Dot Marshall-Gent on 05-04-14

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Death on Blackheath

    • Charlotte and Thomas Pitt, Book 29
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The 29th novel in Anne Perry's highly acclaimed crime series featuring Inspector Thomas PittGreenwich,1897. A macabre scene is discovered outside a house on Shooters Hill. There has been a vicious fight, and amid the bloodstains are locks of long auburn hair. Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, is called: this is the home of Dudley Kynaston, a minister with access to some of the government's most dangerous secrets, and any inquiry must be handled with utmost discretion.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A reasonable plot ruined by a dreadful narrator

    • By Flint on 25-01-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Angel Court Affair

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The 30th novel in the popular series from the master of Victorian crime, featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt along with favourite characters Vespasia and Narraway. When Commander Thomas Pitt is ordered to protect a young woman visiting London from Spain, he cannot see why this is a job for Special Branch. When she disappears in the dead of night from Angel Court, however, he is faced with a dangerous mystery. Sofia preached new, and some say blasphemous, religious ideals, and her life had been threatened.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bethlehem Road

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A London policeman and his highly-educated wife investigate a series of murders involving members of Parliament.

    Regular price: £28.29

    • Blood on the Water

    • William Monk, Book 20
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The new historical thriller featuring William Monk from The New York Times best-selling author. London, 1856: A deadly act of terror on the Thames leads William Monk into a treacherous world where the powerful seek to buy justice, and no one is safe. It is a time of progress, with the Empire's interests expanding and the Suez Canal nearing completion. Many people stand to gain - and to lose - as the world rapidly changes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting moral dilemmas, not enough twists

    • By mrs on 13-07-14

    Regular price: £14.99

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