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Anne Perry

Anne Perry (born 28 October 1938 as Juliet Marion Hulme) is an English author of historical detective fiction, best known for her Thomas Pitt and William Monk series. At the age of fifteen she was convicted of participating in the murder of her friend's mother, in 1954. She changed her name after serving her five-year sentence

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Americans sometimes say to me that they have no class system themselves. All human beings have class ...

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...perhaps great sins start as simple weakness, and the consistent placing of self before others.

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Of course there will be disappointments and the way will not always be as I expected it. But if it s ...

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She taught me,' said Ta-thea, 'that if you do not have couragem all other virtues may be lost, becau ...

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To take for granted one's blessings is a damage to the soul, and in time one will lose them, simply ...

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I believe in an individual soul which travels through eternity. This life is far from all there is-- ...

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Your own gown is most delicately suitable, both to the occasion and to yourself,' to be translated: ...

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People lie to cover their mistakes, and then make even worse ones to cover their lies.

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The truth can be very sharp. But it makes a cleaner wound than lies. It will not fester

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We need our marks, our small illusions; few of us can bear to go naked into the world's gaze. And pe ...

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“I am miles ahead with ideas and excitement in the mind, and that is where it all begins. I feel t ...

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“Mystery writers' conventions are usually good, and this one has been excellent and extremely well ...

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“... she knew in her heart that to be without optimism, that core of reasonless hope in the spirit ...

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“I think it's a terrible thing to write and not enjoy it. It's a sad thing. But of course a lot of ...

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“You start at the end, and then go back and write and go that way. Not everyone does, but I do. So ...

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