Throughout Sara Carstairs’ trial for the murder of her sister’s husband, Max Worthe had studied her cool demeanor in the dock, fascinated by her even as he was convinced she was guilty as charged.
Independent and stubbornly unmarried, Abbie Vayle has always been a little too smart for her own good. But she may gave gone too far when she starts her own rare-book business . . . and acquires an antique book in Paris with a mysterious code scribbled in the margins
For three years, she’s been a mystery even to herself – but now Jessica Hayward knows her name, her birthplace, and one other thing: by some terrifying twist of fate, she has the power to read another’s thoughts – a man who has killed and will kill again.
Tessa Lorimer thinks she is the luckiest girl in the world – yet one thing blights her happiness… her grandfather’s new secretary, the mysterious and magnetic Ross Trevenan.
As the infamous Earl of Wrotham waited impatiently for her answer, Catherine knew she was going to agree to his proposition, but not for the reasons he thought.
Deborah Weyman and Quentin, the eight-year-old boy in her charge, witness the murder of the boy’s father, Gilbert Barrington. Deborah, who does not see the murderer clearly, hears Barrington address his killer as “Lord Kendal” and is horrified to find that she and Kendal have been named as Quentin’s guardians.
When London aristocrat Serena Ward disguises herself as an actress for the Jacobite cause, she does not count on attracting the amorous attention of Julian Raynor, owner of a popular gaming club – and die-hard anti-Jacobite.
As the granddaughter of a highly placed French diplomat, Gabrielle de Brienne was a valuable political pawn. She was also the same Gabrielle who as a child had inadvertently taken from Cam Colbourne, Duke of Dyson, the two people he loved best in the world.
Granddaughter of Glenshiel, but illegitimate by birth, Caitlin Randal is an independent, shrewish, somewhat dowdy young woman, with many facets to her character. When this stubborn miss and the arrogant lord Iain Randal meet, there is a resounding clash of tempers.
This is the third book of a trilogy that follows the fortunes of three young members of the Devereux family as they escape from the violence of revolution-torn France to England and North America.