In 1939, Mrs Green was just a humble cook working in an English country manor when a diplomatic incident turns her world upside down. She is unfairly accused of poisoning an important German guest at a dinner party. A belligerent Nazi Germany demands her prosecution and a conniving British civil servant is only too happy to press charges. Unless he is stopped, her life will be ruined forever.
When Miss Mary Poole travels from Kent to distant Cumberland to serve as companion to the elderly Countess of Roxborough, she believes the lady needs her. Mary quickly learns otherwise, discovering no one in the great house, not even the servants, wants her presence there. Cut off from her family, she has no one to rely on, until the new earl arrives.
Charlotte Hawkins is New York royalty with a rare talent for getting what she wants, courtesy of her grandfather Philip Hawkins’s tutelage. Philip also taught Charlotte how to destroy people after he disinherited her father, forcing her parents to abandon her...
The summer had turned up more than sunshine. It had become their personal horror movie and it was turning up bodies.
The murderer would do anything necessary to keep Teagan and Rebecca from making another discovery.
After all, some things should remain buried.
Saucy pickpocket Simone Dougherty relies on her nimble fingers and quick mind to work London’s streets. However, using her wits to survive in the East End is one thing. Using her wits to pose as the wife of the attractive Lord Temple Wellington is another thing altogether. Especially when her rebellious heart refuses to listen to reason.