Slaves and Obsession (William Monk Mystery, Book 11)

Slaves and Obsession (William Monk Mystery, Book 11) : A twisting Victorian mystery of war, love and murder

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In the American Civil War the opposing armies are desperate for arms. A London trader selling weapons to the South faces a moral dilemma when his daughter, in love with a Confederate, insists he change sides. When he is brutally murdered, her lover is the immediate suspect. William and Hester Monk must bring the pair back from the front line in America to face justice in an English court.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 112 x 178 x 34mm | 227g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0747263191
  • 9780747263197
  • 905,202

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"A rich tapestry of period details . . . Perry keeps up the suspense right to the end.""--"Baltimore" Sun""When it comes to the Victorian murder mystery, no one can top [Anne] Perry. . . . This is one of her best."--"San Francisco Examiner" "Scenes are brilliantly etched . . . [Perry is] the most adroit sleight-of-hand practitioner since Agatha Christie."--"Chicago Sun-Times""Meticulously constructed . . . Perry's images of the carnage and confusion of battle are relentless in their intensity, unflinching in their truth-telling detail."--"The New York Times Book Review" "A welcome and entertaining read . . . Perry writes with a deft sense of history and place."--"The Cincinnati Post"
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About Anne Perry

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'.
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