The Sins Of The Wolf: A William Monk Novel by Anne PerryThe Sins Of The Wolf: A William Monk Novel by Anne Perry

The Sins Of The Wolf: A William Monk Novel

byAnne Perry

Paperback | September 29, 2009

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Nurse Hester Latterly finds herself well suited for the task: accompany Mrs. Mary Farraline, an elderly Scottish lady in delicate health, on a short train trip to London. Yet Hester’s simple job takes a grave turn when Mrs. Farraline dies during the night. And when a postmortem examination of the body reveals a lethal dose of medicine, Hester is charged with murder–punishable by execution.

This notorious case presents detective William Monk with a daunting task: find a calculating killer among the prominent and coolly unassailable Farraline clan–and try to save Hester from the gallows.
Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Blind Justice and A Sunless Sea, the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holi...
Title:The Sins Of The Wolf: A William Monk NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 0.9 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345514009

ISBN - 13:9780345514004

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Liked I liked the train as a setting for murder, together with the trial and the parts where Hester and Monk work together were the best parts of the book.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A wolf in sheep's clothing Another masterful murder mystery by Anne Perry. It also presents the oh so English pent up emotions of the main characters Hester and William. A good read.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The sin's of the wolf At first it was a little hard to get into but as it goes more interesting and intriguing. The ending is so different. I really enjoyed this book.
Date published: 2015-10-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Sins of the Wolf Excellent story. Just wish it was edited better for its many misprinted words that occasionally make it hard to read. (It looks like the book was scanned and the OCR program misread.)
Date published: 2014-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reader Very very good!
Date published: 2013-02-22

Editorial Reviews

“Perry [has two] strengths: memorable characters and an ability to evoke the Victorian era with the finely wrought detail of a miniaturist.”—Wall Street Journal“A mesmerizing courtroom drama [and] a plot that’s filled with surprising twists and unexpected suspense.”—Booklist“Totally absorbing . . . intense and gripping.”—Mostly Murder“When it comes to the Victorian mystery, Anne Perry has proved that nobody does it better.”—San Diego Union-Tribune“A taut, compelling blend of courtroom thriller and complex, compelling whodunit.”—Mystery News