Monk, the wife of William Monk, commander of the Thames River Police, questions
the finances of a London church whose members’ hard-earned charitable gifts
appear to have ended up in the pocket of charismatic preacher Abel Taft, paying
for his fine home and the stylish outfits of his wife and daughters. Taft is
accused of extortion, and brilliant barrister Oliver Rathbone, newly appointed
a judge, is chosen to preside over his trial.
clear Taft is indeed guilty. However, at the last second, the defense produces
a witness who completely undermines the charges. Then Rathbone makes a
well-meaning but reckless move that could ruin his career, his reputation, and
Blind Justice presents a rich and lively panorama of London
life, from the teeming Thames docks to the wealthy West End, while unfolding a
magnificent courtroom drama. And while justice, law, and morality hang in the
balance, Hester and Monk race to save their distinguished friend Rathbone from
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