A Sudden, Fearful Death: A William Monk Novel

A Sudden, Fearful Death: A William Monk Novel

Anne Perry


In a London health center, Prudence Barrymore, a skilled nurse who had as soon as been considered one of Florence Nightingale’s angels of mercy within the Crimean warfare, meets surprising loss of life via strangulation. inner most inquiry agent William Monk is engaged to enquire this terrible crime–which instinct tells him was once no random stroke of violence via a madman.

Greatly helped by way of his unconventional good friend Hester Latterly, one other of leave out Nightingale’s nurses, and barrister Oliver Rathbone, Monk assembles a portrait of the awesome girl. but he additionally discerns the shadow of a sad evil that darkens each point of society, and a daunting glimmer of his personal eclipsed earlier.

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