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The fourth enemy / Anne Perry.

4th enemy (portion title)
Perry, Anne, (author.).


"Daniel Pitt prosecutes a beloved philanthropist whose good deeds may hide dark -- and dangerous -- secrets in this gripping mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. Working his way up at London law firm fford Croft and Gibson, Daniel Pitt is named second prosecutor on a fraud case with the potential to make or break his -- and the firm's -- reputation. The trouble is, Malcolm Vayne, the man on trial, has deep pockets, and even deeper connections. Vayne's philanthropic efforts paint him a hero in the eyes of the public, but Daniel's friend Ian, a police officer, has evidence to suggest otherwise. Nervously working alongside the new head of his firm, Daniel is under pressure to prove that Vayne is guilty. Meanwhile, Daniel's new bride, forensic scientist Miriam fford Croft, befriends Rose, the wife of Daniel's colleague Gideon Hunter, and the two become engrossed in the women's suffrage movement. Miriam finds herself among women who are brave and determined enough to undergo hunger strikes and prison sentences. Vayne's image is improved by his support of their cause, but Miriam is not deceived. The trial of Vayne reveals his political ambitions in both England and Europe and heats up further when a crucial witness is found dead. During the medical examination, Miriam discovers evidence that will influence the case against Vayne, but is kidnapped by one of his crazed supporters before she can reveal it. Daniel leaves the trial and, in a desperate midnight drive, attempts to rescue her from a dangerous, sea-swept dungeon, putting their lives -- and the case against Vayne -- in peril."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593359129
  • ISBN: 0593359127
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in the United Kingdom by Headline, a member of the Healine Publishing Group, in 2022."--Title page verso.
Subject: Pitt, Daniel (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Public prosecutors > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Philanthropists > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Suffragists > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Trials > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.

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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library F PERRY (Text) 39493110077411 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/03/2023
Hudson (Fontana) F PERRY (Text) 39493109270522 Adult Fiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library F PERRY (Text) 39493109460636 Adult Fiction Available -
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