Acceptable Loss: A William Monk Novel

Acceptable Loss: A William Monk Novel

Anne Perry


Anne Perry’s 17th William Monk novel, now in paperback, is a spell binding masterpiece of innocence and evil on London’s docks, a welcome boost to this winning and loved series.
 
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On a London riverbank, while the physique of small-time criminal Mickey Parfitt washes up with the tide, nobody grieves. yet William Monk, commander of the River Police, is wondered by way of the homicide weapon: a chic shawl whose unique proprietor used to be evidently a guy of substance. Dockside informers lead Monk to a floating palace of corruption at the Thames controlled by means of Parfitt, the place a band of half-starved boys is held captive for males prepared to pay a excessive expense for hour of darkness pleasures. notwithstanding Monk and his fearless spouse, Hester, could gladly present Parfitt’s killer, accountability leads them in one other direction—to an unresolved crime, to a perilous disagreement with a number of the empire’s most useful males, and finally to a court showdown with Monk’s previous buddy, Oliver Rathbone, in an ordeal of approximately insufferable pressure and suspense.
 
“Masterful storytelling . . . [the] most sensible within the sequence to date.”—The Star-Ledger

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