The Twisted RootLarge Print - 1999
The tenth novel in the riveting series featuring Victorian private eye William Monk - by the acclaimed author of A Breach of Promise. In stunning feats of imagination, Anne Perry brings to life the lost world of England's Victorian Age. With The Twisted Root, she holds us rapt with a chilling story of love, betrayal, and consummate evil. Miriam Gardiner has disappeared from a croquet party at the luxurious mansion of her future in-laws. On Hampstead Heath, private investigator William Monk finds the coach in which she fled and the murdered body of the coachman. There is no trace of Miriam. What strange compulsion drove her to abandon the prospect of a loving marriage and financial abundance? Miriam's fateful flight ends in a race with the hangman, as Monk and clever nurse, Hester Latterly- themselves now newlyweds- pursue the elusive truth.
Publisher: New York : Published by Random House Large Print, in association with Ballantine Books, 
Copyright Date: ©1999
Characteristics: 488 pages ; 25 cm. large print