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For Adam, you were always the one.



A Sordid Situation


Vivian Kees


Copyright © 2010



Chapter One



London, 1890


“You’re penniless, my dear.”

Eugenia Wareham leaned forward in her chair, not believing the words she’d just heard. “Come again? Surely I haven’t heard you correctly. Can you repeat that?”

Randell Botsworth handed her a paper. “It’s all right there in ink. I’ve known this for some time, but given the circumstances, we thought it was in your best interest to delay telling you.”

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