Dark Assassin

Dark Assassin

A Novel

eBook - 2006
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On a patrol boat near Waterloo Bridge, police superintendent William Monk notices a young couple engaged in an intense discussion. Seconds later, the two plunge to their deaths in the icy waters of the Thames. Was it an accident, a suicide, or a murder? Ever the investigator, Monk learns that the woman, Mary Havilland, had planned to marry the fair-haired man who shared her fate. He also discovers that Mary's father had recently died in a supposed suicide. But Mary's friends share their own darks suspicions with Monk, who now faces the mysteries surroundingthreedeaths. Aided by his intrepid wife, Hester, Monk searches for answers. From luxurious drawing rooms where powerful men hatch their unscrupulous plots, to the sewers beneath the city where poor folk fight crippling poverty, Monk must connect the clues before death strikes again.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345490858
0345490851
Characteristics: 1 online resource (308 p.)

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bdoc
Aug 31, 2016

As always a surprise ending. Leaves you hanging wanting to know what happens to everyone next

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readerpat
Nov 13, 2015

A good story. The ending was rather abrupt. I enjoy the characters in these Inspector Monk books.

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blueroo276
Jun 28, 2015

Fairly typical of the series, with a good twist in the plot.

msrkb123yahoocom May 16, 2011

1st of monk yet to read

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Rooster88
Jul 19, 2010

Captivating read, much like her other works, interesting character development, suspensful and hard to put down.

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22950009541673
Jan 14, 2010

A William Monk and Hester mystery.

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