Perry, Anne Bluegate Fields

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Bluegate Fields

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The naked body of a teenage boy is found drowned in the sewers of filthy Bluegate Fields. His aristocratic family believe his tutor killed him. So why can't Inspector Thomas Pitt accept the obvious solution? Pitt's quest for truth uncovers child prostitution and deep corruption.

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THE FILTHIEST OF CRIMES

The naked body of a teenage boy is found dead in the stinking sewers of Bluegate Fields. Enquiries prove that he was a sixteen-year-old aristocrat, that it was no ordinary drowning and that he showed unmistakable signs of syphilis. Not the best news for Inspector Thomas Pitt to bring to the parents, Lord and Lady Waybourne. Yet, surprisingly, they co-operate and a suspect is arrested – the boy's tutor.

However, Pitt is troubled by the tidiness of the case, feeling that when the upper classes close rank against inferiors, there is no such thing as 'innocent until proven guilty'. His quest for the truth uncovers child prostitution and deepest corruption. But only when his wife, the astute and aristocratic Charlotte, explores the case from a very different angle, can the shameful and sordid solution be brought to light…

"Her novels are sheer pleasure"
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"Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens's eyes pop"
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About the Author:

Anne Perry has established a reputation for murder mysteries of the highest quality. She was born in London and lived abroad before settling in her present home, Portmahomack in the Scottish Highlands. She is a full-time writer.

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