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A foolhardy venture: Dolly Wycliffe wishes to sue an English peer for the wrongful death of her father.
An ambitious wager: Edmund Caruthers bets the old boys at his club he can win the case.
Together Dolly and Edmund uncover a murder-for-hire plot that will rock London society as they risk ridicule and ruin to expose a most foul deed.
Will Dolly accept his lordship’s offer of an annuity to settle her claim? If she does, her family won’t be turned out into the street. Will Edmund encourage her to take the offer so he can win a wager he cannot possibly cover if she doesn’t?
Can justice prevail, and at what price?
Three stories of courage as three women find love and purpose in a place called Ragtown.
Dory had promised her pa she would get her ma over the mountains and into California. And nothing, not even Harley Jacobs and his amazing kisses, was going to stop her.
Lena decided that Henry Barrett had a look about him that was satisfying. His eyes were the deep blue of a summer storm in a face that was weathered and scarred. His thick mustache showed a slight sprinkling of gray. His dark beard claimed the lower half of his face and needed trimming. He was a man, to Lena's way of thinking, who needed looking after.
Rosy thought Sheriff Kincaid was no gentleman. He was blunt and uncouth, and formed a first impression before she'd even had a chance to introduce herself. He thought she was too fragile a Southern flower. An impression she intended to prove wrong.