By Anne Perry
In London’s prosperous Brunswick Gardens, the conflict over Charles Darwin’s innovative idea of evolution intensifies because the revered Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged through his appealing assistant, solidarity Bellwood—a “new woman” whose feminism and competitive Darwinism he reveals appalling. whilst harmony, 3 months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her dying, Superintendent Thomas Pitt is as convinced as he should be that one of many 3 deeply religious males in the home dedicated 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 lower than the truth—or under justice.
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Brunswick Gardens (Thomas and Charlotte Pitt, Book 18) by Anne Perry