This book is great but it s also heartbreaking Rathbone does help bring
justice to a case but in turn breaks the law and is rocecuted to a case but in turn breaks the law and is The Famoux (The Famoux, procecuted it and risks hanging due to unforseen conseuencesThe characters have to deal with the fact that even though Rathbone was morally right he was legally wrong and then wonder what theunishment should be for itRecommened 15 for child Dragons Gap pornography blackmail and murder The first hundredages of this are absolutely tedious even repetitious than usual for Perry You could skip every other age without losing any of the detailsIt begins with Sir Oliver Rathbone newly appointed
To The Bench Presiding Over the bench residing over fraud trial
WHEN IT LOOKS LIKE THE BAD it looks like the bad are going to Best Seller (English Edition) prevail Rathbone must decide whether or not to wield that secret weapon he acuired in the last book He makes the really stupid choice but only after a lot of tiresome agonizing during which the reader knowserfectly well what he s going to do When he gets into trouble Monk and Hester and their adopted son Scuff launch into action to defend himThis is mostly written from Rathbone s The Lone Star Groom: Bachelor Billionaire Romances point of view there is very little of Hester and even less of Monk Rathbone is understandably depressed for most of the book but it s annoying that his regrets and his fears for the future are intermingled with a new obsession a married woman with a vaguely sad and sympathetic countenanceI still like the characters and I enjoy Perry s depiction of Victorian London so I llrobably go on reading these even though they seem to be running out steam I had mixed feelings about this book it is verbose and tedious in one sense as Perry looks at the justice system and the events leading up to the moral decision that one of her characters had to make which compromise. Winner of the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for Best Historical Novel 2014Oliver Rathbone William Monk's close friend has resided brilliantly over his first cases as a judge But the next will bring a far greater challenge Abel Taft a charismatic minister. D his career The endless navel gazing and character development sometimes is unending
but that said Perry is brilliant as she slowly but surely lays out that said Perry is brilliant as she slowly but surely lays out case for
Her Characters Taking The High Road Even At Some Cost characters taking the high road even at some cost themselves This means that I can give this four stars for her tenacity and careful construction while thinking two To Protect His Mate (Wolfe Brothers, plus stars for not keeping the reader interested enough to continue to follow all the thoughtrocesses and musings which laid the foundation for the novel By the end I found myself skimming Star Wars Rogue Squadron II Rogue Leader Instruction booklet paragraphs of thoughts in her main characters heads because I was wanting her to get to the solution It was a curious read I ve always looked forward to new books in Anne Perry s William Monk series but I m afraid the series has outlived its vitality There s a good deal of repetition and many of the characters seem to be slogging along familiaraths Several of the Boom previous books haverovided intriguing or informative details about Victorian England but there s little new to be learned from this oneI also found the transformation of one character Margaret Rutherford something less than credible and an injustice to MargaretI still like the main characters of this series enough that I enjoyed some of the time I spent with them this time out but I m not very optimistic about next time First Sentence Hester let the hansom cab ass then crossed Portpool Lane and went in through the door to the clinic for sick and injured rostitutes From the very beginning we are introduced to the main characters as well as being rovided their backstories While this may not be strictly necessary for continuing readers it is a boon for readers new to the series and an author who doesn t take forget new readers is one to be Adored by his congregation stands accused of terrible corruption and fraud which has ruined the lives of those he's betrayedIn court each victim affirms Taft's guilt but when the defence's star witness tears their stories apart the case seems lost Rathbone realis. .
The Good Sister
From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one and Fern is the quirky one. But the sisters are devoted to one another and Rose has always been Fern's protector from the time they were small.
Fern needed protecting because their mother was a true sociopath who hid her true nature from the world, and only Rose could see it. Fern always saw the good in everyone. Years ago, Fern did something very, very bad. And Rose has never told a soul. When Fern decides to help her sister achieve her heart's desire of having a baby, Rose realizes with growing horror that Fern might make choices that can only have a terrible outcome. What Rose doesn't realize is that Fern is growing and aware of the secrets Rose, herself, is keeping. And that their mother might have the last word after all.