By Anne Perry
On a London riverbank, whilst the physique of small-time criminal Mickey Parfitt washes up with the tide, not anyone grieves. yet William Monk, commander of the River Police, is wondered through the homicide weapon: a sublime shawl whose unique proprietor was once evidently a guy of substance. Dockside informers lead Monk to a floating palace of corruption at the Thames controlled by way of Parfitt, the place a band of half-starved boys is held captive for males prepared to pay a excessive fee for dead night pleasures. even though Monk and his fearless spouse, Hester, could gladly gift Parfitt’s killer, responsibility leads them in one other direction—to an unresolved crime, to a perilous war of words with a number of the empire’s most valuable males, and eventually to a court docket showdown with Monk’s previous pal, Oliver Rathbone, in an ordeal of approximately insufferable rigidity and suspense.
BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Anne Perry's A Sunless Sea.
“Masterful storytelling . . . [the] most sensible within the sequence to date.”—The Star-Ledger
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