By Anne Perry
In a sensational breach of promise go well with, filthy rich social climbers are suing on behalf in their attractive daughter, Zillah. The defendant is Zillah's alleged fiancé, great younger architect Killian Melville, who adamantly publicizes that he'll no longer, can't, marry her. completely baffled through his client's refusal, Melville's guidance, Sir Oliver Rathbone, turns to his previous comrades in crime--investigator William Monk and nurse Hester Latterly. yet while they scout London for clues, the case unexpectedly and tragically ends. An final result that no one--except a ruthless murderer--could have foreseen.
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Her people. In summers past, she’d only had piddling little responsibilities to tend to—like taking Dominic and Lily to the pool or movies, or baby-sitting them when the ’rents weren’t around. Actually, Nina had been the one who usually did the baby-sitting while Jordan hid in their room, drawing, or occasionally sneaked out to a friend’s house. But Jordan always got equal credit for baby-sitting because Nina never narced on her. They’d been a perfect team, she and Nina. Jordan could be bad, knowing Nina would drag her back from the dark side when necessary, and in return, just enough Jordan had rubbed off on Nina to keep her from being a nauseating Little Miss Perfect.
It would be really weird if they didn’t look at you at all—that would piss you off even more. They can’t help it. Jordan snorted, as if Nina had actually spoken to her. ” She lifted her head, tilting it to hear some reply. But Nina’s voice was gone. Of course it was gone. She would never know what Nina felt. Nina was dead. Their mother was dead. And it was all her fault. She flopped on the bed and cried herself to sleep, and she slept right into the next day. ” Nothing had changed. Nothing was ever going to change.
Well . . ” Her face registered a brief, agonizing mental tug-of-war. “I didn’t want to say anything. You know how I feel about your father—about all of you. ” Grace guessed. “Well . . he’s seemed moody. Maybe I’ve been getting on his nerves. ” Her dad enjoyed needling people, jokingly, but he didn’t blow up. Especially not in public. Especially not at Peggy. Blowing up at Peggy was akin to blowing up at the Easter Bunny. But Peggy’s tale was still half-finished. “He left me there, actually. Just got into his car and drove off.
A Breach of Promise (William Monk, Book 9) by Anne Perry