Paragon Walk

Paragon Walk

eBook - 2011
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Something deadly lurks in the stifling shadows of stylish Paragon Walk in Victorian London When innocent Fanny Nash of exclusive Paragon Walk dies in the arms of her exquisite sister-in-law, Jessamyn, Inspector Pitt is assigned to investigate her rape and murder. Every man of Paragon Walk is under suspicion, even Pitt's brother-in-law, Lord George Ashworth, who was the last to have seen her. Could it be the charming, enigmatic Frenchman? Fanny's cruel brother? Wealthy Dilbridge, who hosts wild, decadent parties? As Pitt digs deeper into the mystery, Paragon Walk's aristocratic haughtiness gives way to fear, its calm to hatred. To keep her sister Emily, Lady Ashworth, company in this difficult time, inquisitive Charlotte once again finds herself in the midst of a deadly mystery. In the drawing rooms of her sister's neighbors, Charlotte engages in witty and sharp-edged conversations that reveal unsavory intrigues and bitter rivalries. On Paragon Walk, Charlotte's probing despite Thomas's warnings may prove fatal.
Publisher: [United States] : Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller : Made available through hoopla, 2011
ISBN: 9781453219065
1453219064
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Call Number: eBook

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DorisWaggoner
Jul 09, 2018

A naive, innocent girl of 19 is raped and murdered in Charlotte Pitt's sister Lady Emily Ashworth's elite neighborhood and sets everyone on edge. Thomas Pitt is assigned to solve this murder, and those that follow. Emily pulls Charlotte into attempts to solve the crimes themselves, even providing appropriate gowns for Charlotte to wear to functions that Thomas doesn't know she's attending. He's even forbidden her to get involved. Some interesting new characters or new views characters we've met before; other characters are simply "silly," as Emily describes them. Much of the action is ridiculous as well, while some is tragic. Not one of Perry's best.

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kkirby221
Mar 06, 2018

Finished book. It was interesting. Probably have read enough of Victorian mysteries for now. Would read this author again.

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