All's fair in love and war...
The advent of the American Civil War brings new intrigue to Monk's Victorian London in Anne Perry's masterful novel Slaves and Obsession. Perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Ann Granger.
'Perry has here provided a meticulously plotted crime story with alibis and deception leading unerringly to the solution' - Scotsman
In the American Civil War the opposing armies are desperate for arms. A London trader selling weapons to the South faces a moral dilemma when his daughter, in love with a Confederate, insists he change sides. When he is brutally murdered, her lover is the immediate suspect. William and Hester Monk must bring the pair back from the front line in America to face justice in an English court.
What readers are saying about Slaves and Obsession:
'One of Anne Perry's best...A really enjoyable and gripping book'
'A riveting mystery wrapped up in the dark and seamy side of Victorian London'
'Anne Perry is the best Victorian crime [writer] I have ever read'