The Cater Street Hangman

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The Cater Street Hangman

By Anne Perry

Fawcett, Mass Market Paperback, 9780449208670, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 1985


"An ingenious mystery and an excellent example of manners and caste systems of the Victorian era."
While the Ellison girls were out paying calls and drinking tea like proper Victorian ladies, a maid in their household was strangled to death. The quiet and young Inspector Pitt investigates the scene and finds no one above suspicion. As his intense questioning causes many a composed facade to crumble, Pitt finds himself couriously drawn to pretty Charlotte Ellison. Yet, a romance between a society girl and so unsuitable a suitor was impossible in the midst of a murder....