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Blood on the Water (William Monk Mystery, Book 20)

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 407 Nombre de pages
London, 1856. It is a time of progress, with the Empire's interests expanding and the Suez Canal nearing completion. Many people s... Lire la suite
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London, 1856. It is a time of progress, with the Empire's interests expanding and the Suez Canal nearing completion. Many people stand to gain and to lose as the world rapidly changes.When a Thames pleasure boat is blown up with the loss of many lives, an Egyptian man is quickly sentenced to hang for the crime. But William Monk, head of the River Police, discovers the evidence was flawed.

Commander William Monk: in search of justice, he will not stop until he has found the truth. It is a time of progress, with the Empire's interests expanding and the contentious new Suez Canal nearing completion. Many people stand to gain - and to lose - as the world rapidly changes. When a Thames pleasure boat is blown up with the loss of many lives, an Egyptian man is quickly sentenced to hang for the crime. But William Monk, head of the River Police, discovers the evidence was flawed. As he and his wife Hester investigate further, Monk begins to wonder if the wrong man was convicted. If justice itself has been tainted, exposing the true culprit will be far more dangerous...

Auteur
Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.

Résumé
A deadly act of terror on the Thames leads William Monk into a treacherous world where the powerful seek to buy justice, and no one is safe.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Blood on the Water (William Monk Mystery, Book 20)
Sous-titre: An atmospheric Victorian mystery
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780755397211
ISBN: 978-0-7553-9721-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Headline Book
Genre: Romans policiers, thrillers et horreur
nombre de pages: 407
Poids: 233g
Taille: H177mm x B113mm x T35mm
Parution: 11.09.2014
Année: 2014
Pays: GB

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