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William Monk Series #14
Featuring: William Monk; Hester Monk; Clement Louvain
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When the Maude Idris docks in the Pool of London, laden
with ebony, spices and first-grade tusks of ivory collected
from her voyage to Zanzibar, Clement Louvain leaves four
armed seamen on board to guard the precious cargo. But as
soon as the relief for the night watch arrives ready for
duty in the morning, he finds the ivory gone and one of the
Hindered by his ignorance of the river and its customs, and
ashamed of the fact that he so badly requires the huge fees
that Louvain is prepared to pay, William Monk nevertheless
begins his investigation into the theft and murder.
Meanwhile Hesterâ€™s work at the refuge at Portpool Lane is
encountering acute financial difficulties. Sick
prostitutes are arriving daily and the medicines needed to
help them are running out. When a man arrives promising
to pay a huge amount of money for the care of one
particular woman, Hester is astonished to meet him. He is
none other than Clement Louvain. So who is the woman he
is so generously helping? And why is he offering such a
substantial sum? Will Monk discover what Louvain is
hiding before it is too late?
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