Weighed in the Balance

Weighed in the Balance

Large Print - 1996
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Victorian private eye William Monk weighs in for the seventh time in a brilliant new novel of English manners, more and murder by the bestselling author of Pentecost Alley. A charge of murder is answered with a charge of slander, and a princess and a countess are pitted against each other in a sensational courtroom battle.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike : 1996
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780786209781
078620978X
Branch Call Number: LGP MYS Perr
Characteristics: 596p

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mreinarz
Jun 04, 2018

A somewhat slower paced novel in the Monk series. Still a good read but I seemed to have to force myself onward, instead of the faster paced earlier books in the series which keep you reading. Still a must-read if you are a lover of Anne Perry. Her description of 1850's London, and in this novel also Venice, is so realistic you feel yourself in the midst of the horses and buggies and standing on a platform watching steam trains pull in...

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DorisWaggoner
Oct 20, 2017

Rathbone, having just earned a title from the Queen, could lose everything by taking on a case he shouldn't. Monk and Hester help pull him out of the hole he's gotten himself into. While sometimes Hester is slipped into a nursing position to help solve a case, here she has gotten a position on her own, which turns out to be related to Rathbone's case. As usual, there is a moral to the story. A neatly done story, with the typical spats among Rathbone, Monk, and Hester.

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rslade
Sep 26, 2011

Perry's writing is generally great, but this book seems to lack conhesion in places. Still, a good, tense plot, and interesting story.

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