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Acceptable Loss By Anne Perry Perry s new William and Hester Monk story, a mesmerizing masterpiece of innocence and evil on London s docks, outshines all her previous novels in this successful and beloved series.When the body of a small time crook named Mickey Parfitt washes up on the tide, no one grieves far from it But William Monk, commander of the River Police, is puzzled by the expensive silk crPerry s new William and Hester Monk story, a mesmerizing masterpiece of innocence and evil on London s docks, outshines all her previous novels in this successful and beloved series.When the body of a small time crook named Mickey Parfitt washes up on the tide, no one grieves far from it But William Monk, commander of the River Police, is puzzled by the expensive silk cravat used to strangle Parfitt How did this elegant scarf whose original owner was obviously a man of substance end up imbedded in the neck of a wharf rat who richly deserved his sordid end Dockside informers lead Monk to what may be a partial answer a floating palace of corruption on the Thames managed by Parfitt, where a captive band of half starved boys are forced to perform vile acts for men willing to pay a high price for midnight pleasures Although Monk and his fearless wife, Hester, would prefer to pin a medal on Parfitt s killer, duty leads them in another direction to an unresolved crime from the past, to blackmail and murder, and to a deadly confrontation with some of the empire s most respected men.To a superlative degree, Acceptable Loss provides colorful characters, a memorable portrait of waterfront life, and a story that achieves its most thrilling moments in a transfixed London courtroom, where Monk faces his old friend Oliver Rathbone in a trial of nearly unbearable tension in sum, every delectable drop of the rich pleasure that readers expect from an Anne Perry novel.
Anne Perry born Juliet Hulme is a British historical novelist.Juliet took the name Anne Perry, the latter being her stepfather s surname Her first novel, The Cater Street Hangman, was published under this name in 1979 Her works generally fall into one of several categories of genre fiction, including historical murder mysteries and detective fiction Many of them feature a number of recurring characters, most importantly Thomas Pitt, who appeared in her first novel, and amnesiac private investigator William Monk, who first appeared in her 1990 novel The Face of a Stranger As of 2003 she had published 47 novels, and several collections of short stories Her story Heroes, which first appeared the 1999 anthology Murder and Obsession, edited by Otto Penzler, won the 2001 Edgar Award for Best Short Story.Recently she was included as an entry in Ben Peek s Twenty Six Lies One Truth, a novel exploring the nature of truth in literature.Series contributed to Crime Through Time Perfectly Criminal Malice Domestic The World s Finest Mystery and Crime Stories Transgressions The Year s Finest Crime and Mystery Stories
Acceptable Loss By Anne Perry
[✓ Acceptable Loss || ↠ PDF Read by ☆ Anne Perry] 319 Anne Perry
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