Traitors Gate (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #15)
Someone in the Colonial Office is passing secrets to Germany about England’s strategy on Africa. While Police Superintendent Thomas Pitt investigates this matter of treason, he is quietly looking into the tragic death of his childhood mentor, Sir Arthur Desmond. Pitt believes that Sir Arthur was murdered, and that the crime is connected with the treachery in the government...more
The author switches point of view, which is normal enough, but I don't think the switching added up to any great revelations. I feel like if the author switches around from one character to another and it serves no other purpose than to just be a convenience for the author, the book will lose me. It didn't in fact lose me. I finished reading but I wasn't particularly in love with any of the book.
The book just doesn't grab you. The first bit of action is when a car...more
Perry, Anne - 15th in Thomas Pitt series
Someone in the Colonial Office is passing information to Germany about England's African strategy. Police superintendent Thomas Pitt is charged with investigating this treason, but his mind is on the sudden, tragic death of his childhood mentor, Sir Arthur Desmond.
I always forget how much I enjoy these. I love the quality of her writing, her characters, the plotting and sense of time and place.
Anne Perry (born Juliet Hulme) is a British historical novelist.
Juliet took the name "Anne Perry", the latter being her stepfather's surname. Her first novel, The Cater Street Hangman, was published under this name in 1979. Her works generally fall into one of several cate...more