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Belgrave Square

A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Written by: Anne Perry
Narrated by: Davina Porter
Series: Thomas and Charlotte Pitt, Book 12
Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The 12th mystery in the beloved Inspector and Charlotte Pitt Victorian mystery series. When a moneylender named William Weems is murdered, there is discreet rejoicing among those whose meager earnings he devoured. But the plot thickens when Inspector Pitt finds a list of London’s distinguished gentlemen in Weems’ office.

©1992 Anne Perry (P)2006 Recorded Books, LLC

What the critics say

"Perry once again weaves social history and a well-plotted puzzle to moving effect." ( Publishers Weekly)
"The masterful Perry again re-creates Victorian London, where Inspector Pitt strives to solve the murder of a usurer with sinister connections to several distinguished gentlemen." ( Library Journal)

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  • Vonda
  • 2013-03-07

The Best of Perry and Porter

Would you listen to Belgrave Square again? Why?

I have read/listened to the entire Thomas and Charlotte Pitt series via Audible. This last book performed by Davina Porter is the most complex and beautifully read. The characters come vividly alive under Davina Porters truly talented reading. The complexity of the plot still brought surprises at the end. As a note for readers going forward in the series the next nine books are MIA's and when you rejoin the series it will be read by Micheal Page. Mr. Page may be talented, but not nearly as effective as Ms. Porter in bringing the characters alive and does not do justice to Ms. Perry's skill in character creation.

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  • derek voien
  • 2019-02-23

Best yet.

I loved the way a relatively simple reason for murder is cleverly complicated by the times and by the social hierarchy. I also loved the hidden scandals and subterranean political power structures that this simple murder uncovered. Captivating and alluring story.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2017-11-28

Page turner.

For us history buffs Miss Perrys books are a walk through tne past. On to the next book in the series.

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  • Bernadette
  • 2017-05-06

The best Anne Perry yet!

A mystery with more questions the further you listen to the story. Every character has a secret, has a reason to be suspect yet the final five minutes had me sitting in the driveway to hear the conclusion. Never saw it coming!!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2016-11-07

A GREAT STORY

Anne Perry's details and suspense keep me listening to the shocking end. Characters seem real

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  • Sharon
  • 2012-08-25

Addicted to Charlotte and Thomas books

Where does Belgrave Square rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Davina Porter is an amazing narrator. In fact, she's the primary reason I can't get enough of the Pitt series on audio. Ms. Porter easily moves from one dialect to another, skillfully changing her voice from one gender and social class to another. It's her voice that makes me feel like I'm right there in London at the end of the 1800s.

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I'm only disappointed that this is the last Pitt series book on Audible until later in the series.

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