William Monk is a fictional character created by British novelist Anne Perry. He is the protagonist in a series of detective novels set in the mid-19th century. Monk is clever, sarcastic and very emotional. Once he gets into a case, he becomes determined and then obsessed.

The William Monk series began with The Face of a Stranger in 1990. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Anne Perry’s William Monk books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of William Monk Books


The Face of a Stranger(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Dangerous Mourning(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Defend and Betray(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sudden, Fearful Death(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sins of the Wolf(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cain His Brother(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weighed in the Balance(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent Cry(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Whited Sepulchres(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twisted Root(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slaves of Obsession(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Funeral in Blue(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Stranger(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shifting Tide(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Assassin(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Execution Dock(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Acceptable Loss(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sunless Sea(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Justice(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Whited Sepulchers is also known as A Breach of Promise.

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