By Alanna Knight
August, 1811. the newest mistress of George, Prince of Wales, has been murdered within the royal bedchamber, and – extra worryingly for the Prince – the historical jewel the Stuart Sapphire has long past lacking. The newly created prince Regent understands that rumours of a sordid scandal needs to be kept away from in any respect expenses and plans to eliminate his overdue lover’s physique in mystery. Into the confusion walks Tam Eildor, who's appointed the duty of discovering the unscrupulous killer and the crafty thief. yet dealing with a double research is least of his concerns: fifteen-year-old Princess Charlotte has taken a posh to their Scottish customer and isn’t afraid to allow her emotions show.
Amid a solid of royally quirky and wonderful characters, and as consistently in consistent peril, Tam makes an attempt to resolve the twin secret by way of outwitting the sinister forces that encompass him and plot his loss of life. one other spellbinding secret from the pen of the hugely acclaimed Alanna Knight.
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Oh. ” McGregor grimaced, then joined her on the sofa, taking her hands in his own. ” “After fourteen months? ” He chuckled. “Okay. Move in with me, please. ” She licked her lips, disappointed. ” “For now. ” She pulled her hands free. ” She eyed him grimly. “All year long I thought you were waiting until the new office was set up. Then I thought you were waiting to see if Ray would come back to SPIN, which obviously isn’t going to happen. Now what? Are you some kind of freakish confirmed bachelor in disguise?
The brunette slunk backward until she was flush against the counsel table. ” “This is your lucky day. Thanks to Ms. ” Suzannah shook her head frantically. “I never consented to that. My custody? I don’t even know what that means. I mean, I know what it means generally, but in this context—” “It means you’re vouching for him,” the judge explained. “And I don’t need your consent. This is still my courtroom, is it not? Which means I’m in charge. And from now on you’re going to listen, not talk, while I walk you through this, step by baby step.
Right. ” She winced when he said, “’Bye” and hung up without giving her a chance to say anything further. She was actually tempted to call him back and make him promise to contact her at least daily. Then a video popped up on her monitor, distracting her completely. It was a recent film of Suzannah Ryder handling—or rather, attempting to politely terminate—a news conference on her recent appellate court success. Even with the graininess of the footage, the attorney’s smile was amazing, just as Justin had described—confident yet vulnerable.