Three Debts Paid is the fifth gripping legal thriller from the pen of highly acclaimed crime writer and New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry.
Daniel Pitt is defending an old college professor from Cambridge, who has been accused of plagiarism, when a series of brutal murders occurs on the streets of London. The rainy-day slasher, as the crazed killer becomes known, violently attacks his victims in the pouring rain and then removes one of their fingers before leaving the bodies. Daniel's dear friend Miriam fford Croft, newly qualified as a pathologist, is tasked with examining the bodies for clues and when Special Branch warn the police to stop investigating one of the victims, Daniel finds himself reluctantly drawn into this haunting mystery...
One of her most teasing mysteries, this time with a courtroom finale that may be her strongest ever - Kirkus Reviews
A truly unusual mystery - Publishers Weekly
Elegantly constructed and nail-bitingly tense - Good Book Guide
Engrossing . . . The book gallops to a dramatic conclusion - Washington Times Daily
There is a freshness about [Perry's] writing which makes it truly exceptional - Eurocrime
Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction - New York Times
Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.