Midnight at Marble Arch #AnnePerry. Loyal, honest and, above all, principled. There is no finer detective in Victorian London than Thomas Pitt. It is 1896, and Thomas Pitt is in charge of Special Branch. He is beginning to understand the power he now commands, but is still ill at ease at the glittering events he and his wife Charlotte must attend. During a lavish party at the Spanish Embassy, a policeman breaks into Pitt's conversation with investor Rawdon Quixwood
The Spanish Kings Juan Carlos and Sofia together with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of Edinburgh before the gala dinner in the Spanish Embassy, April London, England. (Photo by Gianni Ferrari/Cover/Getty Images).