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Death of a Stranger (William Monk Mystery, Book 13): A dark journey into the seedy underbelly of Victorian society

Death of a Stranger (William Monk Mystery, Book 13): A dark journey into the seedy underbelly of Victorian society (Paperback, New edition)

By Perry, Anne

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Hester Monk's voluntary work in Coldbath Square is increasingly demanding. Every night she tends to a stream of women of the streets who have been injured or become ill as a result of their trade. But the injuries are becoming more serious, and now a body has been discovered in o...ne of the area's brothels. The dead man is none other than the wealthy and respectable Nolan Baltimore, head of Baltimore and Sons, a successful railway company. With calls for the police to clean up the streets, Hester decides she must intervene to protect these women who stand to lose everything. Meanwhile her husband, William Monk, has been approached by Katrina Harcus, who suspects that the company her fiance works for may be guilty of fraud. That company is Baltimore and Sons. As Monk endeavours to prevent a serious crime, possibly even a tragedy, taking place, he faces some staggering revelations. And with the link between the two cases becoming ever clearer, Monk finds that the time has come to confront his own demons - even if it means losing all that he now holds dear...
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ISBN 9780747268932
Released NZ 13 Mar 2003
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Format Paperback, New edition
Series William Monk Mystery
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ISBN-13 9780747268932
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Imprint Headline Book Publishing
Released 13 Mar 2003
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Perry, Anne
Series William Monk Mystery
Category Fiction
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 119mm
Height: 179mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 215g
Interest Age Adults / General
Reading Age Adults / General
Library of Congress Monk, William (Fictitious character), Fiction, Monk, Hester (Fictitious character)
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade