New PDF release: Brunswick Gardens (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt, Book 18)

By Anne Perry

ISBN-10: 030776768X

ISBN-13: 9780307767684

In London’s prosperous Brunswick Gardens, the conflict over Charles Darwin’s progressive thought of evolution intensifies because the revered Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged via his attractive assistant, harmony Bellwood—a “new woman” whose feminism and competitive Darwinism he reveals appalling. while solidarity, 3 months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her demise, Superintendent Thomas Pitt is as convinced as he may be that one of many 3 deeply religious males in the home devoted homicide. may possibly it were the Reverend Parmenter? His good-looking curate? Or his son, a fervent Roman Catholic? Pitt and his smart spouse, Charlotte, refuse to accept below the truth—or lower than justice.

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Oh, it isn’t fair! ” That got Victoria’s full attention, as nothing else her cousin had said had. Mariah and her slipshod unpacking skills were forgotten as Victoria spun around to stare at Rebecca. ” she cried in astonishment. Rebecca nodded dreamily to her reflection in the long mirror. “Isn’t he wonderful? I wish Papa had left me behind in India with you back in ’ninety-eight. Then you and I might have sailed back to England together, and had the company of delicious Mr. ” Victoria made a retching noise.

Victoria echoed scathingly. “I like that! ” “A concerned friend,” Jacob replied from between gritted teeth. ” Victoria laughed in his face. ” Victoria narrowed her eyes at him. “In that case, your monkey seems to be missing,” she informed him. “This,” Jacob Carstairs said, suddenly turning away from her and striding from the dance floor, “is intolerable. ” Victoria, aware of all the stares they were attracting, hurried after the captain, having to run a little in order to keep up with his long, manly strides.

Fun? ” Victoria, eager as she was not to miss a moment of what promised to be an amusing spectacle—Captain Carstairs rebuking her uncle, that is—could not help but notice a spark of anger in her cousin’s blue eyes. “Why, Becky,” she said, wondering what on earth could have upset her cousin now. For Rebecca, Victoria had discovered during her weeklong sojourn with the 57 Gardiners, had a volatile temper, and was somewhat prone to dramatics. ” Rebecca snapped. Victoria could only ascertain, from the high color in the other girl’s face, that she was in some sort of physical discomfort.

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