Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. She has written a multitude of bestselling novels including her highly acclaimed William Monk mysteries, Thomas and Daniel Pitt novels and, most recently, a spy thriller featuring Elena Standish. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.
Praise for Anne Perry: 'One of her most teasing mysteries, this time with a courtroom finale that may be her strongest ever * Kirkus Reviews * A truly unusual mystery * Publishers Weekly * Elegantly constructed and nail-bitingly tense * Good Book Guide * Engrossing . . . The book gallops to a dramatic conclusion * Washington Times Daily * There is a freshness about [Perry's] writing which makes it truly exceptional * Eurocrime * Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction * New York Times *