Execution dock : William Monk Mystery Series, Book 16. / Anne Perry.
- ISBN: 9780345512949 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| On the bustling docks along the River Thames, Great Britain's merchant ships unload the treasures of the world. And here, in dank and sinister alleys, sex merchants ply their lucrative trade. The dreaded kingpin of this dark realm is Jericho Phillips, who seems far beyond the reach of the law. But when thirteen-year-old Fig is found with his throat cut, Commander William Monk of the River Police swears that Phillips will hang for this abomination. Monk's wife, Hester, draws a highly unusual guerrilla force to her husband's cause--a canny ratcatcher, a retired brothel keeper, a fearless street urchin, and a rebellious society lady. To one as criminally minded as Phillips, these folks are mere mosquitoes, to be sure. But as he will soon discover, some mosquitoes can have a deadly sting.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2160 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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