Triple Jeopardy

Triple Jeopardy

Book - 2019 | First edition
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"Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat who's accused of a theft that may hide a deadly crime in this compelling novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Twenty-one Days. Daniel Pitt, along with his parents, Charlotte and Thomas, is delighted that his sister Jemima has returned to London from the States for a visit. But it's not on the happiest of terms, since a violent theft just before her departure has left Jemima's good friend frightened and missing a treasured family heirloom. The thief appears to be a man named Sydney--a British diplomat stationed in America who, in a cowardly move, has fled to London, claiming diplomatic immunity. But when Daniel is forced to defend Sydney in court, he grows suspicious that he's not getting the whole story; so the lawyer puts on his detective hat to search out what information may be missing. With the help of plucky scientist Miriam Blackwood, Daniel parses through the evidence, and what begins as a stolen necklace turns out to have implications in crimes far greater--including a possible murder"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780525620952
0525620958
Branch Call Number: MYS PER
Characteristics: 301 pages ; 25 cm

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JamesWEwins
Nov 01, 2019

I was surprised with a new series and that Daniel was chronologically an adult but very disappointed that Charlotte and Thomas had not inculcated their ethics and intelligent behavior in him. His character was shallow and the plot twisting and turning so the real mystery would be how to carry on reading. Fortunately many of her earlier titles are worth a 2nd or 3rd read. Is it the California environment?

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macrw3
Jul 15, 2019

Once again I have been disappointed by a recent Anne Perry novel. She used to write top notch, interesting mysteries with intricate plot points. This one was full of holes, errors, poor editing, and an underwhelming storyline. The characters themselves were the only interesting part of the book. I like the new generation of Pitt 'detectives'.

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maipenrai
Jun 22, 2019

Anne Perry is amazing - She has been writing the Thomas Pitt and the William Monk series for 40 years and they never get stale and always have an intriguing new mystery. Now we are adding the second generation of the family. Highly recommend both series. Kristi & Abby Tabby

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nelll
Jun 05, 2019

Well it was ok...the end was better than the whole book...not a fan..

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jenoots
May 15, 2019

Can't wait for this new one. She never fails to disappoint.

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springclouds
May 10, 2019

This is the second book in a new series for Anne Perry. The series already feels stale. Year after year, she puts in the time and effort to produce books that are increasingly boring and that are becoming a greater chore to read. Maybe it's time for her to retire--or for me to give up on her.

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