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The William Monk Mysteries: The First Three Novels
The William Monk Mysteries: The First Three Novels
The William Monk Mysteries: The First Three Novels
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Author: Perry, Anne

Brand: Ballantine Books

Color: Multicolor

Edition: 3rd Paperback Edition

Number Of Pages: 1152

Release Date: 29-03-2005

Details: Product Description Few authors have made Victorian London as engaging and lively as Anne Perry has and her rich descriptions and charismatic characters have long captivated fans around the world. Now in one enticing volume, here are Anne Perry’s first three classic novels featuring private investigator William Monk. THE FACE OF A STRANGERHis name, they tell him, is William Monk, and he is a London police detective. His memory vanished after a terrible accident, intent on hiding his condition and starting a new life, Monk tackles a grisly murder case in which each new revelation leads him to the answers he seeks but dreads to find. . . . A DANGEROUS MOURNINGCalled upon to investigate the brutal murder of a blue-blooded young widow, Monk is plagued by his lingering amnesia and an inept supervisor. But nurse Hester Latterly offers her assistance, and together they grope warily through the silence and shadows that obscure the aristocrat’s demise. DEFEND AND BETRAYAfter a brilliant military career, General Thaddeus Carlyon meets his death not on the battlefield but at a London dinner party, and his wife confesses to the murder. But Monk and Hester Latterly suspect deceit, and with the trial only days away, they feverishly work to unravel the dark heart of the mystery. Review “Murder fans who prefer their crimes with a touch of class should heat some scones and nestle back for the afternoon.”–The Atlanta Journal-Constitution“Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens’s eyes pop.”–The New York Times Book Review From the Back Cover Few authors have made Victorian London as engaging and lively as Anne Perry has and her rich descriptions and charismatic characters have long captivated fans around the world. Now in one enticing volume, here are Anne Perry's first three classic novels featuring private investigator William Monk. THE FACE OF A STRANGER His name, they tell him, is William Monk, and he is a London police detective. His memory vanished after a terrible accident, intent on hiding his condition and starting a new life, Monk tackles a grisly murder case in which each new revelation leads him to the answers he seeks but dreads to find. . . . A DANGEROUS MOURNING Called upon to investigate the brutal murder of a blue-blooded young widow, Monk is plagued by his lingering amnesia and an inept supervisor. But nurse Hester Latterly offers her assistance, and together they grope warily through the silence and shadows that obscure the aristocrat's demise. DEFEND AND BETRAY After a brilliant military career, General Thaddeus Carlyon meets his death not on the battlefield but at a London dinner party, and his wife confesses to the murder. But Monk and Hester Latterly suspect deceit, and with the trial only days away, they feverishly work to unravel the dark heart of the mystery. About the Author Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including  Blind Justice and  A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including  Death on Blackheath and  Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently  A New York Christmas, and a historical novel,  The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Scotland and Los Angeles.

EAN: 9780345480934

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

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