Treason at Lisson Grove, Anne Perry
  • List: $9.99  |  Sale: $7.00
    Club: $4.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Treason at Lisson Grove

Author: Anne Perry

Series: Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #26

Narrator: Michael Page

Unabridged: 9 hr 41 min

Format: Digital Audiobook (DRM Protected)

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Published: 04/05/2011

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective

Synopsis

The man who lies bleeding to death in a London brickyard is no ordinary drifter but a secret informant prepared to divulge details of a potentially devastating international plot against the British government. Special Branch officer Thomas Pitt, hastening to rendezvous with him, arrives a second too late, preceded by a knife-wielding assassin. As the mortally wounded man’s life slips away, so too does the information Pitt desperately needs. The killer in turn flees on an erratic course that leads Pitt in wild pursuit, from London’s cobblestone streets to picturesque St. Malo on the French coast. Meanwhile, Pitt’s supervisor, the formidable Victor Narraway, finds himself accused of embezzling government funds. With Pitt incommunicado in France, Narraway turns to Pitt’s clever wife, Charlotte, for help. The man who badmouthed Narraway and ruined his career with innuendo can be found in Ireland — so Charlotte agrees to pose as Narraway’s sister and accompany him to Dublin to investigate. But unknown to Pitt and Narraway, a shadowy plotter is setting a trap that, once sprung, could destroy not just reputations but the British empire itself.

Recommended

A Is For Alibi, Sue Grafton
A Is For Alibi
by Sue Grafton

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Mary Peiffer,Judy Kaye
Published: 10/18/2005

Squeeze Me A novel, Carl Hiaasen
Squeeze Me
by Carl Hiaasen

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 08/25/2020

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn

List: $24.00

Sale: $16.80

Club: $12.00

Narrator: Julia Whelan
Published: 06/05/2012

The Punishment She Deserves A Lynley Novel, Elizabeth George
The Punishment She Deserves
by Elizabeth George

List: $30.00

Sale: $21.00

Club: $15.00

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 03/20/2018

The Pit Stop (This Stop Could be Life or Death), Carmen DeSousa
The Pit Stop
by Carmen DeSousa

List: $1.99

Sale: $1.40

Club: $0.99

Narrator: Austin Walp
Published: 01/21/2019

Razor Girl, Carl Hiaasen
Razor Girl
by Carl Hiaasen

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: John Rubinstein
Published: 09/06/2016

Girl on a Train, AJ Waines
Girl on a Train
by AJ Waines

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Melissa Chambers
Published: 12/15/2015

Fortune and Glory A Novel, Janet Evanovich
Fortune and Glory
by Janet Evanovich

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Lorelei King
Published: 11/03/2020

Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan ...
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 03/28/2017

About the Author

Sometimes the personal story of a particular author seems almost as intriguing as the books they write. Such is the life of British author Anne Perry (aka Juliet Marion Hulme). As a child Hulme was very ill with tuberculosis and ended up being fostered out by a family in the Caribbean. She did get better, and the family moved to a private island in New Zealand, where she describes her life as a Swiss family Robinson type existence. She became ill again and during her bouts of illness through her teen years, she missed most of her childhood education. However, her mother had prepared her by teaching her how to read and write by the time she was four. Her heart always seemed to be in writing.

At the age of 15, Juliet and her best friend plotted and killed her friend's mother. The three went for a walk in the park and Hulme dropped a stone, causing the mother to bend over to pick it up, and her friend hit her own mother on the head with a half brick. They had planned on the strike killing her, but they had to strike her 20 times before she was dead. The girls were put on trial and each served five years in prison. It is said that they never saw each other again after being released. For many years, nobody connected author Anne Perry as the teen murderer, Juliet Hulme. In 1994, the film Heavenly Creatures, portrayed Hulme and her friend Pauline Parker with characters being played by Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey respectively.

Perry's genre of writing covers Victorian Era Detective fiction for the most part. Her novels have been centered around two main characters, Thomas Pitt and William Monk. She has published 47 novels and several collections of stories.

Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series Bundle

Get 5% off your total order by adding 3 or more audiobooks from Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series

Treason at Lisson Grove, Anne Perry
Southampton Row, Anne Perry
Seven Dials, Anne Perry

Treason at Lisson Grove
Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #26

Southampton Row
Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #22

Seven Dials
Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series #23



Or Choose Any 3 Audiobooks From This Series >
{"id":"1700","ean":"9781423372370","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Treason at Lisson Grove","subtitle":"","author":"Anne Perry","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Michael Page","series_id":"69","ubr_id":"1700","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"9.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"6.49","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Michael Page","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 12 hr ","abr_length":"Abridged: "}