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A Dangerous Mourning

A Dangerous Mourning
A Dangerous Mourning

Inspector William Monk has his hands full when an aristocrat’s daughter is stabbed to death in her own bed. His efforts are hamstrung by his own amnesia and the ineptitude of his superior, who would love to see him fail. With Hester’s help, he unravels the shocking truth... and learns more about his own past.

  • "Another winner... The story ends in a courtroom drama loaded with vigor, tension and poignancy." Kirkus Reviews,
  • "Excellently told... [Anne Perry] thoroughly understands the period." Publishing News,
  • Mystery Guild Main Selection
  • Winner, Best Traditional Mystery Novel (Mystery News)
  • Chicago Tribune Bestseller List
  • 4 weeks in Livres Hebdo Bestseller List