By Anne Perry
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Anne Perry's spellbinding Victorian mysteries, in particular these that includes William Monk, have enthralled readers for a new release. the obvious broker calls Monk "a marvelously darkish, brooding creation"--and, precise to shape, this new Perry masterpiece is as deceptively deep and twisty because the Thames.
As commander of the River Police, Monk is conversant in violent demise, however the mutilated girl physique came across on Limehouse Pier one cold December morning strikes him with horror and pity. The victim's identify is Zenia Gadney. Her waterfront buddies can inform him little--only that an identical unknown gentleman had visited her as soon as a month for a few years. She has to be a prostitute, but--described as quiet and kempt--she doesn't seem to be a fallen woman.
What sinister secrets and techniques can have made bad Zenia worthy killing? And why does the govt. continue interfering in Monk's investigation?
While the general public cries out for blood, Monk, his lively spouse, Hester, and...
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A Sunless Sea (William Monk, Book 18) by Anne Perry