Sudden, Fearful Death

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Sudden, Fearful Death

By Anne Perry

Ivy Books, Mass Market Paperback, 9780804112833, 464pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 1994


Prudence Barrymore, a talented nurse who had worked with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea, is found strangled to death in a London hospital. Private inquiry agent William Monk is engaged to investigate this horrific crime. Gradually, Monk assembles the portrait of a remarkable woman. Yet he also discerns the shadow of a tragic evil and a frightening glimmer of his own eclipsed past . . .