#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens
pulls back the curtain on a world that has been hidden from us. . .
Montague has devoted his life to managing the wealth of
London''s elite, but at a huge cost: a family of his own. Then the
enticing Miss Violet Matcham seeks his help, and in the puzzle she
presents him, he finds an intriguing new challenge professionally .
. . and personally.
Violet, devoted lady-companion to the aging Lady Halstead, turns
to Montague to reassure her ladyship that her affairs are in
order.But the famous Montague is not at all what she''d
expected-this man is compelling, decisive, supportive, and
strong-everything Violet needs in a champion, a position to which
Montague rapidly lays claim.
But then Lady Halstead is murdered and Violet and Montague,
aided by Barnaby Adair, Inspector Stokes, Penelope, and Griselda,
race to expose a cunning and cold-blooded killer who stalks closer
and closer. Will Montague and Violet learn the shocking truth too
late to seize their chance at enduring love?