A husband murdered
A widow’s ruse to find the killer
A nobleman’s curiosity
Although her marriage to Mr. Waddley had been passionless, the beautiful widow Cecilia vowed to unmask the man responsible for her husband’s untimely demise. Suspecting that the culprit traveled in society circles, Cecilia diverted attention from her eavesdropping and prying with her constant and tiresome complaints of illness.
Sir James Branstoke saw through her feigned fragility. Intrigued by her odd behavior, he…