The Sins of the Wolf : William Monk

  • by Anne Perry
  • Narrated by Davina Porter
  • Series: William Monk
  • 16 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When her wealthy Scottish employer dies of an overdose of heart medication, Nurse Latterly is charged with murder and locked up in Newgate Prison. To save his friend from the gallows, Inspector Monk works feverishly to identify a cold-blooded killer in the victim's greatly admired - and coolly silent - family.


What the Critics Say

"Perry keeps the plot taut, compelling and ringing with verisimilitude." ( Publishers Weekly)"As always, Perry's measured, literate prose and strict attention to every detail of custom, location, and culture result in pure reading pleasure." ( Library Journal)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Decent story, Needs a good edit

The narration is superb and there is a good little story here within the 16+ hours. The book needed a strong edit, however, as far far too much time is spent describing the feelings of those involved in solving the crime..hours in fact...and far too little time on developing the plot and exploring the 'who done it'. I had to fast forward a great deal, something I never do with audiobooks.
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- Lynn


Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

It is far too long and the style of writing is pedantic.

Would you ever listen to anything by Anne Perry again?

Yes, I like Anne Perry but this is, by far, the least enjoyable of her books ... in my opinion.

What three words best describe Davina Porter’s voice?

Appropriate, agreeable and expressive.

Do you think The Sins of the Wolf needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?


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- Elizabeth Davies

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-09-2009
  • Publisher: Recorded Books