William Monk

25 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 303 ratings

The Face of a Stranger Summary

A tragic accident leaves Inspector Monk with amnesia just moments after he solves the murder of a popular Crimean war hero. Forced to redo his entire investigation, a frustrated Monk faces a desperate murderer who will do anything to keep the inspector from discovering the truth twice.

©1990 Anne Perry (P)1995 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • The Face of a Stranger

    • A William Monk Novel #1
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    A tragic accident leaves Inspector Monk with amnesia just moments after he solves the murder of a popular Crimean war hero. Forced to redo his entire investigation, a frustrated Monk faces a desperate murderer who will do anything to keep the inspector from discovering the truth twice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Turgid .

    • By George on 01-01-15

    Regular price: £29.59

  • Book 2

    • A Dangerous Mourning

    • A William Monk Novel #2
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    When the beautiful daughter of Sir Basil Moidore is stabbed to death in her bed, Inspector Monk and Nurse Latterly uncover a tale of shame and scandal that threatens to destroy a powerful London dynasty.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen.

    • By Heather on 07-10-10

    Regular price: £30.49

  • Book 3

    • Defend and Betray

    • A William Monk Novel #3
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Ten people gather together for an elegant London dinner party. By the end of the party, only nine are alive. Sometime after dinner, General Thaddeus Carlyon is brutally murdered in the hallway. Who had the strength - and motive - to murder the distinguished military hero? Nurse Latterly and Inspector Monk find the answers in a nightmarish legacy of evil.

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  • Book 4

    • A Sudden, Fearful Death

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Anne Perry's Victorian murder mysteries have enthralled millions with their evocative atmosphere and finely-crafted suspense. Now, in this mesmerizing best seller, the star of these mysteries, Inspector William Monk, returns to solve the most heartbreaking case of his career.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • tedious

    • By janet on 08-04-15

    Regular price: £36.59

    • A Sudden Fearful Death

    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Terrence Hardiman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Death might be commonplace in 1857 at the Royal Free Hospital in London's Gray's Inn Road, but murder certainly isn't. When the body of Prudence Barrymore, a gently bred, dedicated and passionate nurse, is discovered stuffed into a laundry chute, no-one - high born or low - can be beyond suspicion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • could not stop listening.

    • By Arcticangel. on 08-04-15

    Regular price: £20.99

  • Book 5

    • The Sins of the Wolf

    • A William Monk Novel #5
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    When her wealthy Scottish employer dies of an overdose of heart medication, Nurse Latterly is charged with murder and locked up in Newgate Prison. To save his friend from the gallows, Inspector Monk works feverishly to identify a cold-blooded killer in the victim's greatly admired - and coolly silent - family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent story, Needs a good edit

    • By Lynn on 26-03-11

    Regular price: £33.89

  • Book 6

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    • Cain His Brother

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  • Book 7

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    • Weighed in the Balance

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    • The Silent Cry

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    • A Breach of Promise

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  • Book 10

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    • The Twisted Root

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  • Book 11

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    • Slaves of Obsession

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  • Book 12

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    • Funeral in Blue

    • A William Monk Novel #12
    • By: Anne Perry
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  • Book 13

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    • Death of a Stranger

    • A William Monk Novel #13
    • By: Anne Perry
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  • Book 14

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    • The Shifting Tide

    • A William Monk Novel #14
    • By: Anne Perry
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  • Book 15

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    • Dark Assassin

    • A William Monk Novel #15
    • By: Anne Perry
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  • Book 16

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  • Book 17

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    • Acceptable Loss

    • A William Monk Novel #17
    • By: Anne Perry
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  • Book 18

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    • A Sunless Sea

    • William Monk, Book 18
    • By: Anne Perry
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  • Book 19

    • Blind Justice

    • William Monk Mystery, Book 19
    • By: Anne Perry
    • Narrated by: Deirdra Whelan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Anne Perry's Inspector William Monk: in search of justice, he will not stop until he has found the truth...Oliver Rathbone, William Monk's close friend, has presided brilliantly over his first cases as a judge. But the next will bring a far greater challenge. Abel Taft, a charismatic minister adored by his congregation, stands accused of terrible corruption and fraud which has ruined the lives of those he's betrayed.In court, each victim affirms Taft's guilt, but when the defence's star witness tears their stories apart, the case seems lost.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Story but......

    • By Ann in Durham on 25-03-14

    Regular price: £14.99

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