Karen Hanson Stuyck is the author of seven previous mystery novels: Death by Dumpster, Do You Remember Me Now?, A Novel Way to Die, Fit to Die, Cry for Help, Held Accountable, and Lethal Lessons. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, an editor, and a public relations writer for hospitals and a mental health institution. Her short stories have been published in Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s World, and other magazines. She lives with her husband in Houston.
In 1818 London, fashionable society views Alexandra Sinclair as an outspoken bluestocking from a scandalous family. Then word gets out that she is about to receive a sizeable inheritance. Suddenly Alexandra has a flood of eager suitors, all displeased to learn that she intends to never marry. Alexandra is forced to fight for her independence—and her life.