A Sudden, Fearful Death: A William Monk Novel by Anne Perry

A Sudden, Fearful Death: A William Monk Novel

byAnne Perry

Kobo ebook | September 22, 2010

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In a London hospital, Prudence Barrymore, a talented nurse who had once been one of Florence Nightingale’s angels of mercy in the Crimean War, meets sudden death by strangulation. Private inquiry agent William Monk is engaged to investigate this horrific crime–which intuition tells him was no random stroke of violence by a madman.

Greatly helped by his unconventional friend Hester Latterly, another of Miss Nightingale’s nurses, and barrister Oliver Rathbone, Monk assembles a portrait of the remarkable woman. Yet he also discerns the shadow of a tragic evil that darkens every level of society, and a frightening glimmer of his own eclipsed past.

Anne Perry was born Juliet Hume on October 28, 1938 in Blackheath, London. Sent to Christchurch, New Zealand to recover from a childhood case of severe pneumonia, she became very close friends with another girl, Pauline Parker. When Perry's family abandoned her, she had only Parker to turn to, and when the Parkers planned to move from ...
Title:A Sudden, Fearful Death: A William Monk NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 22, 2010Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307767787

ISBN - 13:9780307767783

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Sudden, Fearful Death A William Monk Novel. Perfect, with just the right amount of twists and turns.
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