By Julie McElwain
When Kendra Donovan’s plan to come back to the twenty first century fails, leaving her stranded in 1815, the Duke of Aldridge believes he is aware the reason—she needs to store his nephew, who has been accused of brutally murdering his ex-mistress.
Former FBI agent Kendra Donovan’s makes an attempt to come back to the twenty-first century have failed, leaving her caught at Aldridge fort in 1815. And her difficulties have simply started: in London, the Duke of Aldridge’s nephew Alec—Kendra’s confidante and lover—has come below suspicion for murdering his former mistress, girl Dover, who used to be came across viciously stabbed with a stiletto, her face carved up in a weird and wonderful and brutal way.
Lady Dover had lots of secrets and techniques, and her earlier wasn’t rather what she’d made it out to be. neither is it totally within the past—which turns into frighteningly transparent whilst a criminal offense lord emerges from London’s seamy underbelly to threaten Alec. becoming a member of forces with Bow road Runner Sam Kelly, Kendra needs to navigate the treacherous 19th century whereas she alternatives throughout the strands of girl Dover’s life.
As the noose tightens round Alec’s neck, Kendra will do whatever to save lots of him, together with following each twist and switch via London’s glittering ballrooms, the place deception is the norm—and any try to discover the reality gets an individual killed.
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