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Winner of the 2012 RONE (Reward Of Novel Excellence) award in mystery, and finalist in the Maggies published historical category!

Can she save him from the darkness in his soul—or will it destroy them both?


After her brother is killed in the Crimean War, innocent young Oriel Pembroke finds herself alone in the world. Disowned by the cruel father who has always despised her, she has nowhere to turn until she is taken under the wing of a glamorous relative she never knew: the former Duchess of Ellsworth, who has scandalized society by remarrying soon after her first husband’s death. At the opulent seaside estate of Ellsmere, Oriel thinks she has found a safe haven—but the darkly handsome young duke, Herron, believes otherwise. Haunted by the death of his father, he suspects that Ellsmere is sheltering a murderer.


Even as Oriel falls in love with the duke, she begins to fear that his grief and suspicion are turning to madness. When dangerous accidents start to befall both Herron and Oriel, however, she realizes that someone may be trying to stop them from discovering the truth about the past. And when her father comes back into her life, she learns that he may hold the answer to the most horrifying secret of all...

Length: about 110,000 words ~ Sensuality level: Mild/sweet/kisses

Ebook includes book club discussion questions

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
2014
February 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
457
Pages
PUBLISHER
Amanda DeWees
SELLER
Draft2Digital, LLC
SIZE
884
KB

Customer Reviews

Dottieguionnaud ,

Sea of secrets

What a disfunctional family. Good read.

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