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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…

Reviews

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