Press "Enter" to skip to content

A Breach of Promise (William Monk, Book 9) by Anne Perry

By Anne Perry

In a sensational breach of promise go well with, filthy rich social climbers are suing on behalf in their appealing daughter, Zillah. The defendant is Zillah's alleged fiancé, tremendous younger architect Killian Melville, who adamantly pronounces that he'll no longer, can't, marry her. totally baffled via his client's refusal, Melville's tips, Sir Oliver Rathbone, turns to his previous comrades in crime--investigator William Monk and nurse Hester Latterly. yet at the same time they scout London for clues, the case without warning and tragically ends. An end result that no one--except a ruthless murderer--could have foreseen.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Breach of Promise (William Monk, Book 9) PDF

Best detective fiction books

Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, Book 2)

If Thursday proposal she might stay away from the highlight after her heroic escapades within the pages of Jane Eyre, she was once sorely flawed. The unforgettable literary detective whom Michiko Kakutani of the recent York instances calls "part Bridget Jones, half Nancy Drew and half soiled Harry" had one other imagine coming.

Murder by the Book (Nero Wolfe, Book 19)

Unique e-book: 1951

When everybody who has learn Leonard Dykes's unpublished manuscript--including the writer himself--is came across lifeless, Nero Wolfe, together with his sidekick, makes a decision to set a capture.

McQueen's Agency (Molly McQueen, Book 1)

Molly McQueen wishes a brand new problem. Her flow to Australia hasn't labored out and now she's again domestic and able to begin her new enterprise, McQueen's employer. yet Molly quickly unearths that hiring temps out to neighborhood companies is hard going, until eventually the day a profitable activity is available in which turns out nearly too reliable to be real.

Copper River (Cork O'Connor, Book 6)

[b]
The 6th novel in William Kent Krueger's award-winning suspense sequence unearths Cork O'Connor working for his lifestyles -- immediately right into a murderous conspiracy regarding teenage runaways.
In well-crafted settings which are attractive and unforgiving, with unforgettable characters and jaw-dropping surprises, William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor thrillers have drawn a flood of awards and compliment. the most recent within the sequence unearths the sheriff working for his lifestyles from specialist hit males who've already positioned a bullet via his leg. determined, he reveals sanctuary outdoors a small city known as Bodine at the higher Peninsula of Michigan in an outdated inn owned through his cousin, Jewell DuBois. even though Jewell, a sour widow whose husband could have been killed by way of police officers, retains Cork at arm's size, her fourteen-year-old son, Ren, is seeking a chum. yet being a father determine to Ren will turn out tougher than Cork might be able to think.

whilst the physique of a tender woman surfaces alongside the banks of the Copper River and one other youngster vanishes, Cork needs to make a choice from supporting to resolve those lethal mysteries and thwarting the hit males who draw in the direction of him with each hour. Recklessly, he turns from his personal concerns and specializes in monitoring the conspiracy of killers prior to Ren and his ally, Charlie, fall sufferer. It's an mistakes -- one an exceptional guy may possibly make -- yet because the agreement killers who're looking him shut in, Cork realizes too overdue that it can be the final mistake he'll ever make.

the path left via the useless woman finally results in a guard for homeless formative years and into the awful truth of kids misplaced and deserted, who turn into effortless prey for the perverted appetites of human predators. All small cities have buried secrets and techniques yet, as Cork quickly learns, this one has greater than its proportion.

Extra resources for A Breach of Promise (William Monk, Book 9)

Example text

She smiled. ” Gennie managed a smile. ” Fiona’s grin was a bit smaller than Gennie’s. “Are you absolutely certain this is what you should be doing? ” As would I, Gennie thought. Close this door if You do not intend me to walk through it, Lord. ” This time her smile was genuine. ” From the corner of her eye, Gennie watched the conductor make his way toward them. ” She squeezed Fiona’s fingers, then released her. ” “Are you certain? ” Fiona stepped into the aisle. ” Fiona looked as doubtful as Gennie felt.

Mae Winslow’s finely tuned senses jumped as the fire bell rang, setting the populace into a motion akin to the stirring of a nest of hornets, and sending Mae into a fit of the vapors. Before the sounding of the alarm, the only stings fair Mae felt in the bleak light of dawn were from her heart and her conscience. She had disappointed dear Henry once again, allowing the calamity that dogged her steps to set her on yet another path leading away from the home and hearth he so freely offered. Surely the long-suffering Henry understood that beneath her buckskin-clad exterior beat a heart that held nothing but love for him despite the vagabond life she must lead.

Gennie suspected the flush in his cheeks was not from the exertion of hauling her luggage. By the time she climbed out of the carriage, her trunk sat atop a pile of luggage beside a Boston-bound train, and Chandler Dodd stood beside the porter with his money clip in hand. She pushed her way inside the train station. Fewer people populated the building than the platforms, and they moved about in a more orderly fashion. Still, the sounds and smells competed with the occasional roar of a train whistle to make Gennie feel genuinely less than well.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 44 votes