Pitt, Charlotte (Fictitious character)--Fiction; Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character)--Fiction; Women detectives--England--London--Fiction; Police--England--London--Fiction.
When Inspector Thomas Pitt is asked to reopen a three-year-old murder case which had taken place in London's luxurious Hanover Close, he knows that his superiors want him to smooth things over. But that is just not the way Pitt operates. With his wellborn wife, Charlotte, to aid him in penetrating the well-known reserve of high society, the inquisitive Pitts discover a secret so shocking it would lead to more deaths--and, quite possibly -- Pitt's own. . . . [from publisher's web site]