Sins of the Wolf (William Monk Mystery, Book 5): A deadly killer stalks a Victorian family in this gripping mystery

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When nurse Hestor Latterly accompanies the elderly Mrs Mary Farraline on a short trip to London, her only medical duty is to ensure her charming patient takes her heart medicine. But Mrs Farraline dies during the night. When her missing brooch 'turns up' in Hester's possession she is arrested for theft, until a post-mortem reveals a lethal dose of medicine in Mrs Farraline's body, and the charge becomes murder. Inspector William Monk must find a killer amongst the aloof Farraline clan, and in a Scottish courtroom the family's secrets will be exposed - or buried for ever.

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This particular Anne Perry is my most favorite of all her books. What made this book most fun for me is that having worked for many years as Anne's publicist, she decided to base a character in this book on me. So it was fun to read the book and try to figure out exactly which character I was. I also enjoyed this particular Perry book as the two main characters, Monk and Hester, finally make some headway in their relationship -- a question that Perry fans constantly ask is when and if Monk and Hester will get together.

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er a good murder and a shameful social evil, and Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens's eyes pop." The New York Times Book Review.
A William Monk mystery by the author of "The Hyde Park Headsman."
Nurse Hester Latterly finds herself well-suited for the position of accompanying the elderly Mary Farraline on a short train journey to London. Hester's sole duty on the trip will be to make certain that her charming patient remembers to take her heart medicine. But once aboard the train, Hester finds herself not so well-suited after all. Her patient dies during the night -- of natural causes, it is assumed. Then a piece of the dead woman's jewelry turns up in Hester's possession, and she is arrested for common theft. Then an autopsy reveals that the old woman was poisoned. And suddenly Hester is charged with murder. Can private investigator William Monk find both a motive and a calculating killer amongst the snobbish Farraline clan before Hester Latterl

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