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Execution Dock (Unabridged)
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Narrator: David Colacci
Format: Unabridged
Release Date: March 2009
Audio Length: 13 hours
Rating: 44 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (1119 ratings)
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Listeners of Anne Perry's bestselling William Monk novels feel as if they've experienced the many shades of Victorian London, from Belgravia to Limehouse, from drawing room to brothel. In Execution Dock, Perry's first Monk novel in three years, we find ourselves on the bustling docks along the River Thames. Here the empire's great merchant ships unload the treasures of the world. And here, in dank and sinister alleys, sex merchants ply their lucrative trade. The dreaded kingpin of this dark realm is Jericho Phillips. On his floating brothel, sex slaves are forced to endure unspeakable acts. Now one such soul, thirteen-year-old Fig, is found with his throat cut, his tortured body tossed into the river. Commander William Monk of the River Police swears that Phillips will hang for this abomination. But the miscreant is as wily as he is monstrous, and his wealthy clients seem far beyond the reach of the law. Monk's attempt to bring about justice becomes the first electrifying episode in a nightmare that will test his courage and integrity. However, reinforcements are on the way. Monk's wife, Hester, who runs a free clinic for abused women, draws a highly unusual guerrilla force to her husband's cause - a canny ratcatcher, a retired brothel keeper, a fearless street urchin, and a rebellious society lady. To one as criminally minded as Phillips, these folks are mere mosquitoes, to be sure. But as he will soon discover, some mosquitoes can have a deadly sting. This gripping, terrifying story hurtles toward a denouement that will leave the reader breathless but cheering. Execution Dock is Anne Perry at her incomparable, magnificent best.

About the Author: Anne Perry

Though you may know Anne Perry from the popular audiobooks A Sunless Sea: William Monk, Book 18, The Face of a Stranger: A William Monk Novel #1 and The Sins of the Wolf: A William Monk Novel #5, Perry is actually one of the most renowned Mysteries & Thrillers, Fiction and Teens authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 53 audiobooks from Perry on, with the latest Mysteries & Thrillers title being: Blind Justice. Death in the Devil's Acre was added to our catalog in 2004, making it the author's oldest audiobook available on our website, while A Sunless Sea: William Monk, Book 18 is the most popular and bestselling audiobook from Perry. Enjoy over 502 hours of audiobook listening from Perry, among the 53 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety of audiobooks, we know you're sure to enjoy Mysteries & Thrillers books from Anne Perry. Perry was born on October 28, 1938 in Blackheath, London, England, The United Kingdom. For more audiobooks and information on Anne Perry, please visit her page on Anne Perry audiobooks.

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