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An echo of murder : a William Monk novel, Anne Perry

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An echo of murder : a William Monk novel
Title
An echo of murder
Title remainder
a William Monk novel
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Anne Perry
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Language
eng
Summary
"In the course of his tenure with the Thames River Police, Commander Monk has yet to see a more gruesome crime scene: a Hungarian warehouse owner lies in the middle of his blood-sodden office, pierced through the chest with a bayonet and eerily surrounded by seventeen candles, their wicks dipped in blood. Suspecting the murder may be rooted in ethnic prejudice, Monk turns to London's Hungarian community in search of clues but finds his inquiries stymied by its wary citizens and a language he doesn't speak. Only with the help of a local pharmacist acting as translator can Monk hope to penetrate this tightly knit enclave, even as more of its members fall victim to identical brutal murders. But whoever the killer, or killers, may be -- a secret society practicing ritual sacrifice, a madman on a spree, a British native targeting foreigners -- they are well hidden among the city's ever-growing populace. With the able assistance of his wife -- former battlefield nurse Hester, who herself is dealing with a traumatized war veteran who may be tangled up in the murders -- Monk must combat distrust, hostility, and threats from the very people he seeks to protect. But as the body count grows, stirring ever greater fear and anger among the Hungarian émigrés, resistance to the police also increases. Racing time and the rising tide of terror all around him, Monk must be even more relentless than the mysterious killer, or the echoes of malice and murder will resound through London's streets like a clarion of doom." -- From publisher's description
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Title
An echo of murder
Creator
Summary
In this riveting new William Monk novel, Anne Perry delves into the diverse population of Victorian London, whose disparate communities force Monk to rethink his investigative techniques—lest he be caught in the crosshairs of violent bigotry
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Tone
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10571450
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6066.E693
LC item number
E24 2017
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
William Monk and Hester Latterly mysteries
Series volume
23
Target audience
adult
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Anne Perry
An echo of murder : a William Monk novel, Anne Perry
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An echo of murder : a William Monk novel, Anne Perry
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ocn967364960
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780425285015
Lccn
2017031645
System control number
(OCoLC)967364960

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