By Anne Perry
“Give her an excellent homicide and a shameful social evil,” The big apple occasions e-book Review as soon as declared, “and Anne Perry can write a Victorian secret that might make Dickens’s eyes pop.” And Perry’s new William and Hester Monk tale, a enchanting masterpiece of innocence and evil on London’s docks, outshines all her past novels during this winning and liked series.
When the physique of a small-time criminal named Mickey Parfitt washes up at the tide, nobody grieves; faraway from it. yet William Monk, commander of the River Police, is wondered by means of the pricy silk cravat used to strangle Parfitt. How did this stylish scarf—whose unique proprietor was once evidently a guy of substance—end up imbedded within the neck of a wharf rat who well-deserved his sordid end?
Dockside informers lead Monk to what could be a partial answer—a floating palace of corruption at the Thames controlled by means of Parfitt, the place a captive band of half-starved boys are pressured to accomplish vile acts for males keen to pay a excessive fee for nighttime pleasures. even though Monk and his fearless spouse, Hester, would like to pin a medal on Parfitt’s killer, accountability leads them in one other direction—to an unresolved crime from the prior, to blackmail and extra homicide, and to a dangerous disagreement with the various empire’s most dear men.
To a superlative measure, Acceptable Loss offers colourful characters, a memorable portrait of waterfront lifestyles, and a narrative that achieves its such a lot exciting moments in a transfixed London court docket, the place Monk faces his outdated buddy Oliver Rathbone in a tribulation of approximately insufferable tension—in sum, each delectable drop of the wealthy excitement that readers count on from an Anne Perry novel.
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Acceptable Loss (William Monk, Book 17) by Anne Perry