Dark Tide Rising

Dark Tide Rising

eBook - 2018
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"Riveting . . . one of the series' more powerful recent entries."-Publishers WeeklyWhen a ransom exchange turns deadly in this thrilling mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry, Commander William Monk faces an unthinkable possibility: betrayal by his own men. Jacob's Island is a broken-down waterside slum, a place of perpetual gloom where Monk is just as likely to lose a man to the mud and tides as to the criminals who hide in the shadows. Kidnappers have chosen this warren of tunnels and alleys as the site of a ransom exchange for Kate Exeter, the wife of wealthy real estate developer Harry Exeter. Harry asks the Thames River Police to secretly accompany him to the spot and ensure that no harm comes to him or his captive wife. But on arrival, Monk and five of his best men are attacked from all sides, and Monk is left wondering who could have given away their plans. As Monk follows leads from Kate's worried cousin and a crafty clerk at the bank where Exeter gathered the ransom money, it seems undeniable that one of his own men has betrayed him. Delving into their pasts, he realizes how little he knows about the people he works with every day, including his right-hand man John Hooper, the one colleague Monk has always been certain he can count on-but who is also hiding a dreadful secret. As the case runs into a series of deadly obstructions, Monk must choose between his own safety and the chance to solve the mystery-and to figure out where his men's loyalty really lies.
Publisher: 2018.
ISBN: 9780399179921
Branch Call Number: eBook Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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JamesWEwins
Nov 20, 2019

The story held my interest as always, even as some what predictable....A worthwhile read

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dlh1
Mar 14, 2019

I was sadly disappointed with this story, as the author divulged too much information by the end of chapter two. I figured out what was most likely going to happen and checked the last few pages of the novel to confirm my suspicions. I didn't particularly like the subject matter of the story, so didn't bother to read the rest of the book.

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maipenrai
Dec 15, 2018

I always look forward to the latest William Monk mystery. This one does not disappoint. Highly recommend!! Kristi & Abby Tabby

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dougslater
Nov 20, 2018

I liked this story in the William Monk series, found it moved along well and kept me interested right to the end.

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