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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 surrounding three deaths. 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.

©2006 Anne Perry (P)2014 Recorded Books

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Not her best

What would have made Dark Assassin better?

A different narrator

What do you think your next listen will be?

An Anne Perry book, but with different narrator.

How could the performance have been better?

Stop the odd way he deepens his voice, better East London, accents, better job doing female voices

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Dark Assassin?

Don't know

Any additional comments?

No