By Anne Perry
As commander of the River Police, Monk is familiar with violent demise, however the mutilated lady physique stumbled on on Limehouse Pier one cold December morning strikes him with horror and pity. The victim’s identify is Zenia Gadney. Her waterfront acquaintances can inform him little—only that an identical unknown gentleman had visited her as soon as a month for a few years. She needs to be a prostitute, but—described as quiet and kempt—she doesn’t seem to be a fallen woman.
What sinister secrets and techniques can have made negative Zenia worthy killing? And why does the govt hold interfering in Monk’s investigation?
whereas the general public cries out for blood, Monk, his lively spouse, Hester, and their incredible barrister pal, Oliver Rathbone, look for solutions. From dank waterfront alleys to London’s fabulously filthy rich West finish, the 3 path an ice-blooded assassin towards the incredible, almost certainly unprovable truth—and eventually have interaction their adversaries in an electrical court docket duel. yet until they could paintings a miracle, a enormous evil will move unpunished and an blameless individual will hang.
Anne Perry hasn't ever worn her literary colours with better contrast than in A Sunless Sea, a heart-pounding novel of intrigue and suspense within which Monk is pushed to make the toughest selection of his life.
Includes an excerpt from Anne Perry’s subsequent William Monk novel, Blind Justice
Praise for A Sunless Sea
“Anne Perry’s Victorian mysteries are marvels.”—The big apple instances booklet Review
“Unexpected twists and revelations retain the plot buzzing with regular Anne Perry deception and wit.”—Bookreporter
“Much greater than a whodunit, this booklet [is] almost certainly the author’s most sensible yet.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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