Lady Georgiana Rannoch is just back from her honeymoon with dashing Darcy O’Mara when a friend in need pulls her into a twisted Gothic tale of betrayal, deception and, most definitely, murder. . .
With the happiness of his fellow Survivors all around him, George Crabbe, Duke of Stanbrook, realizes he too wants that joy, and with that thought, the memory of a woman he briefly met arises.
Bored with his life, Earl Hardford finally decides to flit off to his estate in Cornwall, only to find his life tumbling to pieces when he discovers Imogen Hayes and a smuggling ring.
The widowed Lady Muir has no interest in marriage, content with her life, until she’s rescued by the dour Lord Trentham, who finds he cannot resist her manner, laughter, or face.
An apparent act of mercy repaid by an arrest for murder with four young women accused of the crime. A favor at the Home Office and Scotland Yard is called in.