By Anne Perry
DEATH OF A STRANGER
For the prostitutes of leather-based Lane, nurse Hester Monk’s hospital is a lifeline, delivering medication, meals, and a modicum of peace—especially welcome considering that in recent years their illnesses have escalated from bruises and fevers to damaged bones and knife wounds. in the mean time, even though, the mysterious loss of life of railway wealthy person Nolan Baltimore in a sleazy local brothel overshadows all else. no matter if he fell or used to be driven, the surprising query in everyone’s brain is: What used to be the sort of pillar of respectability doing in a seedy position of sin?
Meanwhile, tremendous inner most investigator William Monk acquires a brand new consumer, a mysterious attractiveness who asks him to check past a shadow of a doubt even if her fiancé, an government in Nolan Baltimore’s thriving railway company, has turn into enmeshed in fraudulent practices that may smash him.
As Hester ventures into violent streets to profit who's answerable for the brutal abuse of her sufferers, Monk embarks upon a trip into the English nation-state, the place the final rails are being laid for a brand new line. however the sight of tracks stretching into the gap revives thoughts as soon as stripped from his awareness through amnesia—as a earlier virtually most unlikely to undergo returns, eerily paralleling a clean tragedy that has already started its inexorable unfolding.
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Death of a Stranger: A William Monk Novel by Anne Perry