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    • A Breach of Promise

    • William Monk, Book 9
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Terrence Hardiman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    The plaintiffs in a sensational breach of promise suit are wealthy social climbers Barton and Delphine Lambert, suing on behalf of their beautiful daughter, Zillah. The defendant is Zillah's alleged fiancé, brilliant young architect Killian Melville, who adamantly declares that he will not, cannot, marry her. Not even to his counsel, distinguished barrister Sir Oliver Rathbone, will Killian explain his rejection of rich and charming Zillah.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Favorite Anne Perry Book

    • By Nancy J on 08-03-17

    Regular price: $22.95

    • Slaves of Obsession

    • William Monk Series, Book 11
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Simon Jones
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    The year is 1861. The American Civil War has just begun, and London arms dealer Daniel Alberton is becoming a very wealthy man. His quiet dinner party seems remote indeed from the passions rending America. Yet investigator William Monk and his bride, Hester, sense growing tensions and barely concealed violence. For two of the guests are Americans, each vying to buy Alberton’s armaments. Soon Monk and Hester’s forebodings are fulfilled as one member of the party is brutally murdered and two others disappear - along with Alberton’s entire inventory of weapons.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged

    • By Ann on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Dark Assassin

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not her best

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-12-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Defend and Betray

    • A William Monk Novel #3
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 554
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 558

    Ten people gather together for an elegant London dinner party. By the end of the party, only nine are alive. Sometime after dinner, General Thaddeus Carlyon is brutally murdered in the hallway. Who had the strength - and motive - to murder the distinguished military hero? Nurse Latterly and Inspector Monk find the answers in a nightmarish legacy of evil.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Anachronistic, repetitious, annoying.

    • By Michele on 01-15-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Execution Dock

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    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 13-year-old Fig is found with his throat cut, Commander William Monk of the River Police swears that Phillips will hang for this abomination.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hate Subject!

    • By bkirk on 02-21-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Shifting Tide

    • A William Monk Novel #14
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    William Monk knows London's streets like the back of his hand; after all, they are where he earns his living. But the river Thames and its teeming docks - where towering schooners and clipper ships unload their fabulous cargoes and wharf rats and night plunderers ply their trades - is unknown territory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Shifting Tide

    • By Brenda on 07-17-09

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Acceptable Loss

    • A William Monk Novel #17
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    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 is forced to perform....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • #17 - and it shows...

    • By connie on 09-19-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Death of a Stranger

    • A William Monk Novel #13
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    For the prostitutes of Leather Lane, nurse Hester Monk's clinic is a lifeline, providing medicine, food, and a modicum of peace - especially since lately their ailments have escalated from bruises and fevers to broken bones and knife wounds. At the moment, however, the mysterious death of railway magnate Nolan Baltimore in a sleazy neighborhood brothel overshadows all else.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perry is without par

    • By Nina on 12-01-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Sunless Sea

    • William Monk, Book 18
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293

    As commander of the River Police, Monk is accustomed to violent death, but the mutilated female body found on Limehouse Pier one chilly December morning moves him with horror and pity. The victim’s name is Zenia Gadney. Her waterfront neighbors can tell him little - only that the same unknown gentleman had visited her once a month for many years. She must be a prostitute, but - described as quiet and kempt - she doesn’t appear to be a fallen woman. What sinister secrets made poor Zenia worth killing?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By richard supper on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Face of a Stranger

    • A William Monk Novel #1
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,313
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,080
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,074

    A tragic accident leaves Inspector Monk with amnesia just moments after he solves the murder of a popular Crimean war hero. Forced to redo his entire investigation, a frustrated Monk faces a desperate murderer who will do anything to keep the inspector from discovering the truth twice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • promising start to the series

    • By connie on 01-09-10

    Regular price: $31.49

    • A Sudden, Fearful Death

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 531
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401

    Anne Perry's Victorian murder mysteries have enthralled millions with their evocative atmosphere and finely-crafted suspense. Now, in this mesmerizing best seller, the star of these mysteries, Inspector William Monk, returns to solve the most heartbreaking case of his career.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh, yummy, yummy -- another great Anne Perry

    • By Nina on 05-07-05

    Regular price: $37.77

    • The Sins of the Wolf

    • A William Monk Novel #5
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 498
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410

    When her wealthy Scottish employer dies of an overdose of heart medication, Nurse Latterly is charged with murder and locked up in Newgate Prison. To save his friend from the gallows, Inspector Monk works feverishly to identify a cold-blooded killer in the victim's greatly admired - and coolly silent - family.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great addition to the Monk canon

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 05-02-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Funeral in Blue

    • A William Monk Novel #12
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    The headlines were gruesome: two beautiful women found strangled in the studio of a well-known London artist. To investigator William Monk and his wife Hester, the murders are a nightmare. One of the victims is an obscure artist's model. The other is the wife of Hester's cherished colleague, distinguished surgeon Dr. Kristian Beck, a Viennese emigre who swiftly becomes the principal suspect.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Charles on 07-16-11

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Corridors of the Night

    • A William Monk Novel
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Collacci
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    In Corridors of the Night, nurse Hester Monk and her husband, William, commander of the Thames River Police, do desperate battle with two obsessed scientists who, in the name of healing, have turned to homicide. The monomaniacal Rand brothers - Magnus, a cunning doctor, and Hamilton, a genius chemist - are utterly ruthless in their pursuit of a cure for the fatal "white-blood disease".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly written

    • By Jean on 10-28-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Dark Tide Rising

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125

    Harry Exeter doesn't want the aid of the Thames River Police in tracking down the men who kidnapped his wife, Kate. He only asks them to help him navigate Jacob's Island, a creepy mass of decrepit buildings where he will hand off a large sum of money in exchange for her life. But when they arrive at the meeting place, Commander Monk and five of his best men are attacked from all sides, and Monk is left wondering who could have given away their plans. As Monk follows leads, it seems inevitable one of his own men has betrayed him. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, caught me by surprise, sort of

    • By Blue Dragonfly on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Blind Justice

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 347

    In Blind Justice, mystery abounds in London as Hester Monk, wife of Thames River Police Commander William Monk, questions Abel Taft - a charismatic preacher accused of extortion. Taft appears guilty as sin, but his trial explodes when a star witness drops a bombshell that has the Monks scrambling to save their dear friend Oliver Rathbone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Victorian Mystery /Legal Thriller

    • By Nancy J on 09-07-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Revenge in a Cold River

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    Commander William Monk has learned to live with the fact that he cannot remember the events of his life prior to a horrific carriage accident years ago. But when a ghost from his past, a man he has no recollection of, attempts to frame him for a series of murders, he must rely on the help of his wife, Hester, and his close friend, Oliver Rathbone, in order to free himself - from both the charges and the demons that have haunted him since the accident.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By Jean on 12-02-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Dangerous Mourning

    • A William Monk Novel #2
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 768
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 616
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609

    When the beautiful daughter of Sir Basil Moidore is stabbed to death in her bed, Inspector Monk and Nurse Latterly uncover a tale of shame and scandal that threatens to destroy a powerful London dynasty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Dangerous Mourning

    • By gwennieg on 10-08-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Revenge in a Cold River

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Dierdra Whelan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    William Monk faces an old enemy determined to take revenge for an act committed many years ago - before he lost his memory. Anne Perry's outstanding new historical mystery takes us on a thrilling ride into Monk's past, as adversaries he cannot remember threaten everything he holds dear.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Blood on the Water

    • William Monk, Book 20
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201

    In her twentieth William Monk mystery, she brings us to London's grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters of the Western world hold sway - and to the teeming Thames waterfront, where one summer afternoon, Monk witnesses the horrifying explosion of the pleasure boat Princess Mary, which takes nearly two hundred of the merrymakers on board to their deaths. The tragedy is no accident.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating

    • By Jean on 11-20-14

    Regular price: $27.99

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