Acceptable loss : a William Monk novel
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New York, NY : Ballantine Books, c2011.
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1st ed.
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304 pages ; 24 cm.
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Boulder Main Mystery Fiction
MYSTERY Perr
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Jul 16, 2019
Broomfield Mystery
F Perry
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Jan 29, 2019
Lafayette General Fiction
Per
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Oct 11, 2018
Longmont Adult Fiction Mystery Collection
FICTION PERRY, A.
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Mar 18, 2019
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"Give her a good murder and a shameful social evil," The New York Times Book Review once declared, "and Anne Perry can write a Victorian mystery that would make Dickens's eyes pop." And Perry's new William and Hester Monk story, a mesmerizing masterpiece of innocence and evil on London's docks, outshines all her previous novels in this successful and beloved series. When the body of a small-time crook named Mickey Parfitt washes up on the tide, no one grieves; far from it. But William Monk, commander of the River Police, is puzzled by the expensive silk cravat used to strangle Parfitt. How did this elegant scarf--whose original owner was obviously a man of substance--end up imbedded in the neck of a wharf rat who richly deserved his sordid end? Dockside informers lead Monk to what may be a partial answer--a floating palace of corruption on the Thames managed by Parfitt, where a captive band of half-starved boys are forced to perform vile acts for men willing to pay a high price for midnight pleasures. Although Monk and his fearless wife, Hester, would prefer to pin a medal on Parfitt's killer, duty leads them in another direction--to an unresolved crime from the past, to blackmail and more murder, and to a deadly confrontation with some of the empire's most respected men. To a superlative degree, Acceptable Loss provides colorful characters, a memorable portrait of waterfront life, and a story that achieves its most thrilling moments in a transfixed London courtroom, where Monk faces his old friend Oliver Rathbone in a trial of nearly unbearable tension--in sum, every delectable drop of the rich pleasure that readers expect from an Anne Perry novel.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Perry, A. (2011). Acceptable loss: a William Monk novel. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Perry, Anne. 2011. Acceptable Loss: A William Monk Novel. New York, NY: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Perry, Anne, Acceptable Loss: A William Monk Novel. New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Perry, Anne. Acceptable Loss: A William Monk Novel. New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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