Publisher Description

The ghost may be the least of her problems... Vivacious actress Sybil Ingram looks forward to a life of security when she leaves the theater in 1873 to marry a wealthy American. But when he dies on their wedding night, she finds herself a penniless widow. Her only legacy is Brooke House, a Gothic revival manor in the wilds of the Hudson River Valley. However, the eerie mansion comes with two tenants. One is a hostile ghost. The second, and far worse, is former violinist Roderick Brooke--the most insolent, dangerous, maddeningly gorgeous man she's ever met. 

As Sybil and Roderick engage in a battle of wills--and wits--an even greater threat arises: the mysterious queen of local society, Mrs. Lavinia Dove. For reasons that Sybil can't imagine, Mrs. Dove is determined to have Brooke House and Roderick for herself... if necessary, by deadly means.

Nocturne for a Widow is a brilliant fusion of cozy mystery, romantic suspense, and romantic comedy, perfect for readers who love dashing Victorian women sleuths like Deanna Raybourn's Veronica Speedwell and Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody. And be sure to explore Sybil's continuing adventures, now available in one complete collection.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2014
November 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
348
Pages
PUBLISHER
Amanda DeWees
SELLER
Draft2Digital, LLC
SIZE
844.4
KB

Customer Reviews

NEKHH19 ,

Historical Novel with a Touch of the Supernatural

An unusual novel with an interesting mix of historical novel and supernatural story. Keeps you wondering!

Nrrn50 ,

Nocturne For a Widow

Excellent book! I couldn't believe it's a recent one. Sort of in the style of Victoria Holt, but not as "dark". I can't wait for another one.

none open to use ,

Cute

Fun, adventitious romantic

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