Married off at a tender age by her greedy uncle, Lady Kathleen Langtry suffered through several years as the wife of a wealthy, but cruel man. Now a widow, and mistress of Dovehill Hall, Kathleen is determined to be her own woman. Independent and free. She certainly doesn’t want the famous solicitor, Beau Powers telling her what to do, even if he is devilishly handsome and charming.
Beau Powers is well aware that the beautiful widow resents his presence, but he is determined to guard Kathleen’s interests from her money hungry relatives. Besides he enjoys spending time with the refreshing young woman. But when an attempt is made on Kathleen’s life they realize there is more at stake than the estate. So in order to catch a killer, Beau and Kathleen embark on a journey to discover the secrets of Dovehill Hall . . . secrets to die for.