Anne Perry's A Breach of Promise (William Monk, Book 9) PDF

By Anne Perry

ISBN-10: 0307875458

ISBN-13: 9780307875457

In a sensational breach of promise swimsuit, prosperous social climbers are suing on behalf in their attractive daughter, Zillah. The defendant is Zillah's alleged fiancé, exceptional younger architect Killian Melville, who adamantly pronounces that he'll no longer, can't, marry her. totally baffled by way of his client's refusal, Melville's tips, Sir Oliver Rathbone, turns to his previous comrades in crime--investigator William Monk and nurse Hester Latterly. yet whilst they scout London for clues, the case unexpectedly and tragically ends. An end result that no one--except a ruthless murderer--could have foreseen.

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Maybe,' Vachell agreed, 'if the windows weren't opened tonight. But it's a hot evening and Sir Malcolm was working in here and well, we'll be able to find that out. 'Now for the papers. I looked through that pile on the bureau as carefully as I could, though time was pretty short. There are four files stacked on his left, looks like they're waiting for attention. One more file was open on — the blotter in front of him. There was a heap of opened mail, not a big one, within reach. for making rough And a tear-off notes.

There were no closets big enough to hold a man. The door opposite, leading into the hall, he knew was locked. They heard a car draw up outside the west gate with a flurry of gravel. Mark went out to meet the Commissioner of Police, Major Armitage, a short, dark, abrupt little man, slightly bald, with a greying moustache and, when he wore his horn-rimmed spectacles, a strong look of Groucho Marx. With him came a younger man in khaki police uniform, whom Mark recognized as the new head of the Vachell by name.

Even the offer of a percentage of profits on the job failed to win over the sergeant on duty at the gate, and the Indian drove sadly away. A small group of native idlers quickly collected at the gate, drawn gas. All by the scent of some highly volatile crowd grew larger, there mysteriously trouble that spread through the air like through the night this silent waiting vacuously for action. Government House itself lay quiet in the aftermath of sensation. The shrill and clattering guests were gone.

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