When her wealthy Scottish employer dies of an overdose of heart medication, Nurse Latterly is charged with murder and locked up in Newgate Prison. To save his friend from the gallows, Inspector Monk works feverishly to identify a cold-blooded killer in the victim's greatly admired - and coolly silent - family.More
"Perry keeps the plot taut, compelling and ringing with verisimilitude." (Publishers Weekly)
"As always, Perry's measured, literate prose and strict attention to every detail of custom, location, and culture result in pure reading pleasure." (Library Journal)
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A great addition to the Monk canon
- Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe
Yes, but after enough time passes so that I don't remember the details.
Heard many of hers before--she is always excellent.
I can hear another faint voice in the background of this recording. It's very distracting.
- R. Murphy