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New PDF release: And Only to Deceive (Emily Ashton, Book 1)

By Tasha Alexander

ISBN-10: 0061739235

ISBN-13: 9780061739231

From proficient new author Tasha Alexander comes a beautiful novel of historic suspense set in Victorian England, meticulously researched and with a twisty plot that consists of stolen antiquities, betrayal, and murder

And merely to Deceive

For Emily, accepting the suggestion of Philip, the Viscount Ashton, used to be an effective way to flee her overbearing mom, who used to be set on a grand society fit. So whilst Emily's rushing husband died on safari quickly after their marriage ceremony, she felt little grief. in any case, she slightly knew him. Now, approximately years later, she discovers that Philip was once a miles various guy from the single she had married so cavalierly. His journals display him to were a gentleman student and antiquities collector who, to her shock, was once deeply in love together with his spouse. Emily turns into interested by this new snapshot of her useless husband and she or he immerses herself in all issues old and starts to check Greek.

Emily's highbrow goals and her wish to examine extra approximately Philip take her to the quiet corridors of the British Museum, one in every of her husband's favourite locations. There, amid beneficial historic statues, she uncovers a depressing, risky mystery concerning stolen artifacts from the Greco-Roman galleries. And to complicate issues, she's juggling very sought after and filthy rich suitors, certainly one of whose intentions may match past the marrying style. As she units out to resolve the crime, her seek ends up in extra surprises approximately Philip and reasons her to query the function in Victorian society to which she, as a girl, is relegated.

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Ten minutes at Perryville," announced the hostess, opening the door. Before any of the passengers could leave, she was presented with an envelope by a messenger. In a moment she tapped Frank on the shoulder. '' Mr. Frank Hardy ? '' With mixed feelings of excitement and apprehension the boys tore open the envelope and read the terse message within. "CHET IN HOSPITAL. SERIOUS BUSINESS. ADVISE RETURN HOME IMMEDIATELY. " CHAPTER X JOE DISAPPEARS the boys looked at each other aghast. Then Frank pointed a finger at the word 'Father' at the end of the telegram.

Suddenly his face brightened. "Maybe if I forget about the text and just try to fit the scraps themselves together-----" He went to work again with a fresh burst of energy. This time his progress was faster. At the end of another hour he uttered an exclamation and stood up. "There! Everything fits! " The boy had pieced together two large sheets of paper, each of which contained a list of proper names. Opposite them were numbers, most of which were in the seventies and eighties. In addition, the second sheet contained a separate list of proper names opposite which were the days of the week.

The brothers stopped in their tracks just outside the closet. " Frank squealed, bursting into laughter. "Well, I'll be blasted," wheezed the officer, whom the boys had known for many years. " 60 The Flying Express 61 The two men looked at each other, then at the boys. All four burst into a fresh round of laughter which was suddenly interrupted by a shrill cry downstairs. '' That must be the lady who sent for us,'' said Sergeant Boles. Aunt Gertrude herself appeared just then, peering uncertainly at them.

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