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A Dangerous Mourning (William Monk, Bk 2)
A Dangerous Mourning - William Monk, Bk 2 Author:Anne Perry No breath of scandal has ever touched the aristocratic Moidore family. Almost every day London's wealthiest and most powerful can be found taking tea or dining in the opulent family mansion of Sir Basil Moidore in Queen Anne Street. Now Basil's beautiful widowed daughter has been stabbed to death in her own bed, a shocking, incomprehensible trag... more »edy.
Inspector William Monk is ordered to find her killer without delay and in a manner that will give the least possible pain to the influential family. But Monk, brilliant and ambitious, is handicapped, both by lingering traces of amnesia caused by an accident and by the craven ineptitude of his supervisor, who would like nothing better than to see Monk fail. With the intelligent help of Hester Latterly, an independent young woman who has served with Florence Nightingale in the Crimean War, Monk gropes warily through the silence and shadows that obscure the case. Step by dangerous step, he approaches the astonishing, appalling solution.« less