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- DescriptionOn a patrol boat near Waterloo Bridge, police superintendent William Monk tices a young couple engaged in an intense discussion. Seconds later, the two plunge to their deaths in the icy waters of the Thames. Was it an accident, a suicide, or a murder? Ever the investigator, Monk learns that the woman, Mary Havilland, had planned to marry the fair-haired man who shared her fate. He also discovers that Mary s father had recently died in a supposed suicide. But Mary s friends share their own darks suspicions with Monk, who w faces the mysteries surrounding three deaths. Aided by his intrepid wife, Hester, Monk searches for answers. From luxurious drawing rooms where powerful men hatch their unscrupulous plots, to the sewers beneath the city where poor folk fight crippling poverty, Monk must connect the clues before death strikes again.
- Author BiographyAnne Perryis 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.
- Author(s)Anne Perry
- PublisherBallantine Books
- Date of Publication04/10/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleWilliam Monk Novels
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBallantine Books
- Weight272 g
- Width130 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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