A Dangerous Mourning (William Monk, Bk 2)
A Dangerous Mourning - William Monk, Bk 2 Author:Anne Perry Inspector William Monk has his hands full when an aristocrat's daughter is stabbed to death in her own bed. He is instructed to proceed without delay, but finds his efforts hamstrung by the lingering traces of amnesia and the craven ineptitude of his supervisor, who would love to see him fail. With the help of Hester Latterly, formerly a nurse w... more »ith Florence Nightingale, Monk gropes warily through the silence and shadows, knowing that with each step he comes closer to the appalling truth.« less
Don't read this book on a dark & stormy night.
It is seriously gothic in nature, set in a wealthy English home but that doesn't stop the creaking floorboards, drapes killing all sunlight & an inconvenient murder perhaps by a family member. Anne Perry is chillingly masterful with the inner mind of the English murderer.