By Alyssa Maxwell
because the nice battle, a few kinfolk fortunes have suffered, together with these of the Renshaws. regardless of being the granddaughter of an earl, Julia Renshaw is stressed to marry for money—and has settled for Gilbert Townsend, a viscount and a prosperous industrialist. he's a long time older than Julia, and it’s transparent to her sister Phoebe—and to Eva, who has been like a surrogate mom to the girls—that this isn't a love fit. however, the marriage takes place—and in a hurry.
on the reception aboard the groom’s yacht, there seems to be pressure among Gil and a number of other site visitors: his most sensible guy, a fellow veteran of the Boer conflict; his grouchy spinster sister; and his present inheritor, a worried younger cousin named Ernest. The bride can also be lower than happy whilst she discovers that her honeymoon might be extra crowded than expected—with Gil’s beautiful secretary, between others, coming along.
That very evening, Julia kilos on her sister’s door, brandishing a bandaged hand and reporting a hot-tempered outburst on her new husband’s half. Julia is feeling doubt and remorse approximately her hasty determination, yet returns to the boat. Then the subsequent morning, prior to the yacht can leave the harbor, Gil’s physique is located within the water below—and Phoebe and Eva needs to observe who driven him over . . . earlier than the Renshaws’ social status is irreparably stained via Julia’s arrest for his homicide . . .
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A Murderous Marriage (A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery) by Alyssa Maxwell