He discovers that she is one Lydia Westin, wife of Colonel Roehampton Westin, who has recently been accused of murdering an English officer in Portugal during the Peninsular War. Before he could come to trial, however, Colonel Westin was found dead at the foot of the staircase in his own house.
Lydia Westin, to Lacey’s surprise, declares he was murdered and that she knows the culprits’ identities. Intrigued, Lacey begins to investigate, and soon finds himself mired in scandals past and present, with a journalist dogging his footsteps, eager to print Lacey’s latest adventure.
Award-winning Ashley Gardner is a pseudonym for New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley. Under both names—and a third, Allyson James—Ashley has written more than 75 published novels and novellas in mystery and romance. Her books have won several RT BookReviews Reviewers Choice awards (including Best Historical Mystery for The Sudbury School Murders), and Romance Writers of America's RITA (given for the best romance novels and novellas of the year). Ashley's books have been translated into more than a dozen different languages and have earned starred reviews in Booklist. More about the Captain Lacey series can be found at the website: www.gardnermysteries.com.
Book 1 of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries.
Revisit the Mackenzies in this heartwarming Christmas tale. Book 4.5 of the New York Times bestselling Mackenzies series.
In DEATH BY INVITATION, Mattheus finally proposes to Cindy. They arrive at their hotel in St. Thomas to prepare for their wedding—and are shocked to discover another bride’s bachelorette party, in their hotel, gets out of control, and goes terribly wrong.
Cindy and Mattheus find themselves drawn into a case of sudden tragedy, one they cannot ignore.
As they delve deeper into island and into the dark, dangerous world of male dancers, they find themselves thrown into a maze where a killer stalks right before them, and nothing is what it seems.
Bodyguard (Shifters Unbound, 2.5)
Bear Shifter Ronan saves a young human woman from a robbery and takes her to Shiftertown to keep her safe. Elizabeth realizes that the huge Kodiak Shifter who insists she go nowhere without him is the kind foster father to unwanted cubs and protects everyone around him.
Hard Mated (Shifters Unbound, 3.5)
Myka, a human woman, discovers that there's much more to Spike, jaguar Shifter and Shiftertown’s champion fighter, than anyone else has ever seen.
Wildcat Shifter and master sword smith Niall is approached by Alanna, a woman of the hated Fae, who has a commission for a very special sword. Shifter Made is a prequel to the Shifters Unbound series that tells the story of the Sword of the Guardian.