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A Dangerous Mourning by Anne Perry

A Dangerous Mourning (edition 1991)

by Anne Perry

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Title:A Dangerous Mourning
Authors:Anne Perry
Info:Fawcett (1991), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 330 pages
Tags:London, murder, mystery, AD, 13 in 13

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Fecha de lectura aproximada. Sólo recuerdo el mes y el año, no el día. ( )
  MisaBookworm | Feb 2, 2016 |
Interesting read, both the mystery and the cultural assumptions the protagonists constantly run up against. ( )
  quiBee | Jan 21, 2016 |
I really liked the first of this series (Face of a Stranger), but this one echoed a lot of the same points without tugging at my sympathy strings. Yes there were some interesting twists and turns of the plot, and emotional highs, but I would say it's not as good as the first one. I did like the way the author added in real-life, historical bits though- a very nuanced, non-intrusive way of explaining different customs that Victorians of 1853 would have taken for granted. ( )
  MargaretPinardAuthor | May 23, 2015 |
Received this from a friend for bookcrossing
  JosieRivers | Jan 4, 2015 |
#2 in the William Monk series.

At least this time I was not schizophrenically reading William Monk but thinking of Adrian Monk!

Perry developed a good mystery with plenty of suspects. She was hard-hearted in one respect, but even saying that may be a "spoiler alert," so I will say no more. It was a good read, with Hester Lattimer once again helping Monk. ( )
  kaulsu | May 9, 2014 |
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Berdagué, RoserTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Blesgen, CarlaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To John and Mary MacKenzie, and my friends in Alness, for making me welcome.
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Inspector William Monk has his hands full when an aristocrat's daugher 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 ineptitutde of his supervisor, who would love to see him fail. With the help of Hester Latterly, formerly a nurse with Florence Nightingale, Monk gropes warily through the silence and shadows, knowing that with each step he comes closer to the appalling truth....
"A richly textured, masterfully plotted, thoroughly enjoyable story."

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Inspector Monk returns to the scene of another Victorian era murder mystery when the daughter of an upper-crust family is stabbed in her own home.

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