Corridors of the Night

Corridors of the Night

A William Monk Novel

Large Print - 2015
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"When William Monk's wife, Hester, is kidnapped from the hospital where she volunteers, Monk is desperate to rescue her. But when his investigation leads him to the remote home of the wealthy and enigmatic Bryson Radnor--and to several bodies buried on his grounds--Monk realizes there is far more to Hester's kidnapping than meets the eye. What did Hester learn that made her a danger to Radnor? What are the two doctors Hester was working with at the hospital hiding? And most pressing of all--will Monk be able to find his beloved wife before it's too late?"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410480361
Characteristics: 473 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.


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Dec 13, 2017

Always a good read. I find her social settings very interesting. You learn so much about how it was to live in the time of the book settings, across classes.

Sep 04, 2017

Anne Perry is one of my favorite authors. I have read almost everything she has only disappointed me once.

Dec 27, 2015

I agree with Granola72; a bit more background into blood transfusion experiments of the era would have been helpful. Another great story which mostly focuses on Hester. A great read.

Dec 06, 2015

I think this was one of Anne Parry's best books. Maybe because I used to be a nurse and am interested in medical things. Hester Monk is kidnapped and forced to help treat an obnoxious patient at the expense of three small children whose blood was taken for his treatment.

Nov 05, 2015

I would have liked a bit of factual background on blood transfusion as an afterword. Did I miss it or was there no approximate date suggested in the story? I could look it up but Anne Perry usually does a good job in this regard. I'd like to have known because during WWI a Canadian pioneered the use of blood transfusions in the field that used stored blood.

(Staff) Elaine Bird Oct 26, 2015

Another great story about William Monk and Hester. This one is much more focused on Hester but all the usual suspects are involved. I found the medical plot very interesting. I didn't realized that Victorian medicine was as advanced as it was (although of course it was still pretty basic). Hester is a great character and I thoroughly enjoyed this addition to the series.

Aug 13, 2015

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