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By Anne Perry

No breath of scandal has ever touched the aristocratic Moidore family–until Sir Basil’s appealing widowed daughter is stabbed to loss of life in her personal mattress, a surprising, incomprehensible tragedy.

Inspector William Monk is ordered to enquire in a way that might supply the least attainable soreness to the influential kin. yet Monk, outstanding and impressive, is handicapped by means of lingering strains of amnesia and via the craven ineptitude of his manager, who would prefer not anything greater than to determine Monk fail. With assistance from nurse Hester Latterly, a revolutionary younger girl who served with Florence Nightingale within the Crimea, Monk gropes warily in the course of the silence and shadows that imprecise the case, figuring out that with each one step he comes toward the appalling fact.

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Happens, maybe, some culls about the Otter helps him out. A bit. He were right cut. ” “Not as I saw. ” The man shrugged, glancing down at the cinders. He was terrified: Morton could see that, but it wasn't Henry Morton that inspired the fear, now. There was something else. Arabella had been right. ” The jarvey looked up, eyes flaring from fear. He shook his head in denial. ” Morton pressed. “They was all saying he was dished,” said the man. He shrugged. ” he said weakly. ” “That's the way of things, ain't it?

Sir Nathaniel looked from one Runner to the next. “Morton? ” “Nay,” said Henry Morton. ” “Mr. ” “A Mr. Halbert Glendinning,” said Vaughan. “Up against our Colonel Rokeby. Seconds: for Glendinning, a Mr. Hamilton. ” While they spoke, Sir Nathaniel's factotums busied themselves about the chamber. Briefs and order papers were stacked in the cabinets lining the wall behind the Magistrate; the wig was lifted discreetly from his head; a goblet of Madeira was decanted and placed comfortably to hand on the table.

You see, Glendinning was involved in an affair of honour this morning. Your own people interrupted it, Mr. Morton. ” Morton asked. “I don't know,” Darley replied. ” “I don't much care to prosecute a duel, Lord Arthur, if that is your concern. ” “Peter Hamilton will likely know the story. ” Darley stared down blankly at the corpse that lay upon his divan. “He was the kindest young man. A bit quiet, but liked by everyone—or so I thought. ” “Louisa Hamilton,” Arabella said. ” “Louisa and Glendinning had come to an understanding recently, or so I believed.

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