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Kitty Peck and the Parliament of Shadows

Kate Griffin

The fourth instalment in the fast-paced historical mystery series

9 in stock

£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571325603
Date Published
07.11.2019
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Summary

‘Kitty Peck is a heroine amongst heroines.’ MIRANDA CARTER
‘Evocative and addictive.’ Stylist’s Best Fiction and Feminist Reads for November

Even though Paradise was riddled with rot, I reckoned I could make it a cleaner place for the poor types who came with the dirty trades. I could make them all love me, I thought.

I was wrong about that. I’ve been wrong about so much.

When Kitty Peck took over Paradise – her grandmother’s East End criminal empire – she thought she would be able to run it her own way. What Kitty didn’t know was that her grandmother had also left her violently entwined with the Barons of London. This coterie of fiends will stop at nothing to gain power, and they’ve already robbed Kitty of so much that she held dear.

Kitty is determined to do away with the dark underbelly of Paradise and to transform her music halls into the jewels of Limehouse. But as she begins her final assault on the Barons, a new threat appears in the form of an eerily charismatic preacher on a crusade against ‘wickedness and vice’. Can Kitty save Paradise from destruction, without losing any more of the people she loves?

Critic Reviews

You can’t go wrong with the Kitty Peck series... Evocative and addictive, if you need an escape from the cold and want to transport yourself into a world of creepy righteous preachers, dark London alleys and a girl with the wit and humour to navigate them all, then this is the November read for you.

Stylist
Critic Reviews

Griffin entreats patience from her readers before she unleashes a satisfying barrage of Technicolor effects.

Financial Times
Critic Reviews

Gloriously gothic and compelling.

Camden New Journal, on KITTY PECK AND THE DAUGHTER OF SORROW
Critic Reviews

Victorian London has never been better illustrated... we have a major new talent on our hands.

Sunday Express, on KITTY PECK AND THE MUSIC HALL MURDERS
Critic Reviews

Original, well and simply written and has a horrible but moving subject. It also has more attention to character... than you find in most crime fiction.

Ruth Rendell, on KITTY PECK AND THE MUSIC HALL MURDERS
Critic Reviews

Griffin’s writing is fluent and evocative, bringing London’s seedy underbelly to life with all its sights, sounds and smells. Her protagonists are likeable and engaging, and her villains are suitably dastardly. The plot is entertaining and rattles along with plenty of twists and turns . . . an enjoyable and entertaining read.

Historical Novel Society
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Kate Griffin’s first book Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders won the Faber/Stylist crime competition and was shortlisted for a CWA dagger. This is her third novel featuring Kitty Peck. Kate works for The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and lives just outside London., Kate Griffin was born within the sound of Bow bells, making her a…

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