Execution Dock: A William Monk Novel

Execution Dock: A William Monk Novel

Anne Perry


at the bustling docks alongside the River Thames, nice Britain’s service provider ships dump the treasures of the area. And the following, in dank and sinister alleys, intercourse retailers ply their profitable alternate. the feared kingpin of this darkish realm is Jericho Phillips, who turns out a ways past the succeed in of the legislation. but if thirteen-year-old Fig is located together with his throat minimize, Commander William Monk of the River Police swears that Phillips will dangle for this abomination. Monk’s spouse, Hester, attracts a hugely strange guerrilla strength to her husband’s cause—a canny ratcatcher, a retired brothel keeper, a fearless highway urchin, and a rebellious society girl. to at least one as criminally minded as Phillips, those parents are mere mosquitoes, to make certain. yet as he'll quickly realize, a few mosquitoes may have a perilous sting.

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