Weighed in the Balance

Weighed in the Balance

Large Print - 1997
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Victorian private eye William Monk weighs in for the seventh time in a brilliant new novel of English manners, more and murder by the bestselling author of Pentecost Alley. A charge of murder is answered with a charge of slander, and a princess and a countess are pitted against each other in a sensational courtroom battle.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 1997
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780786209781
Branch Call Number: LP PERR
Characteristics: 596 p


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Oct 20, 2017

Rathbone, having just earned a title from the Queen, could lose everything by taking on a case he shouldn't. Monk and Hester help pull him out of the hole he's gotten himself into. While sometimes Hester is slipped into a nursing position to help solve a case, here she has gotten a position on her own, which turns out to be related to Rathbone's case. As usual, there is a moral to the story. A neatly done story, with the typical spats among Rathbone, Monk, and Hester.

Sep 26, 2011

Perry's writing is generally great, but this book seems to lack conhesion in places. Still, a good, tense plot, and interesting story.

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