Anne Perry





Anne Perry


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in Blackheath, London, England, The United Kingdom
October 28, 1938

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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 categories of genre fiction, including historical murder mysteries and detective fiction. Many of them feature a number of recurring characters, most importantly Thomas Pitt, who appeared in her first novel, and amnesiac private investigator William Monk, who first appeared in her 1990 novel The Face of a Stranger. As of 2003 she had published 47 novels, and several collections of short stories. Her story "Heroes," which first appeared the 1999 anthology Murder and Obsession,
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Average rating: 3.99 · 401,125 ratings · 21,601 reviews · 247 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Face of a Stranger (Wil...

4.03 avg rating — 12,467 ratings — published 1990 — 15 editions
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The Cater Street Hangman (C...

3.91 avg rating — 13,159 ratings — published 1979 — 46 editions
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Callander Square (Charlotte...

3.88 avg rating — 7,360 ratings — published 1980 — 40 editions
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A Dangerous Mourning (Willi...

3.99 avg rating — 5,304 ratings — published 1991 — 29 editions
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Paragon Walk (Charlotte & T...

3.84 avg rating — 5,312 ratings — published 1981 — 36 editions
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Resurrection Row  (Charlott...

3.90 avg rating — 4,724 ratings — published 1981 — 28 editions
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The Sins of the Wolf (Willi...

4.07 avg rating — 4,352 ratings — published 1994 — 33 editions
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Defend and Betray (William ...

3.98 avg rating — 4,331 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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A Sudden, Fearful Death (Wi...

3.96 avg rating — 4,279 ratings — published 1993 — 31 editions
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A Breach of Promise (Willia...

4.04 avg rating — 3,738 ratings — published 1997 — 29 editions
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“The men who cannot laugh at themselves frighten me even more than those who laugh at everything.”
Anne Perry, The Whitechapel Conspiracy

“We all try to forget what hurts us, it is sometimes the only way we can continue.”
Anne Perry

“Please don’t think so lightly of liking someone. It’s terribly important. It is a kind of loving, you know, and one that frequently lasts a lot longer than romance. You can fall out of love, as well in. Most of us do, especially if you don’t actually like the person as well. It doesn’t always grow into love by any means, but sometimes it does.”
Anne Perry, Pentecost Alley

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