A Man Who Never Existed...
The Game is Lethal!
Journalist Emmeline Kirby hasn't laid eyes on her former
lover Gregory Longdon, a jewel thief, in two years. But
she literally tumbles into his arms, after she witnesses
two men attempt to murder her friend and fellow
journalist, Charles Latimer, in Venice.
When Charles is ultimately killed, Emmeline is
determined to bring his murderer to justice. But as she
and Gregory delve deeper, they become ensnared in a
hunt for a Russian spy in the British Foreign Office, who
has his sights set on keeping his identity a secret at all
costs - as Charles found out too late.
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A Jewel Thief...
And A Russian Spy...
When Their Paths Cross, It's Murder.
A month after her adventures trying to track down the
killer of her friend Charles Latimer, Emmeline finds
herself in a car that has crashed on a lonely country road
in Kent with a dead man as her companion. How did
she come to find herself in this predicament? It all
started with a man named Ambrose Trent, the fiancé of
her friend Claire Sedgwick. But there’s something not
quite right about Ambrose. When he ends up dead,
Emmeline believes she knows who the killer is. But as
new evidence comes to light, she realizes she’s dead
wrong—and only Gregory can save her.
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The seaside resort of Torquay along the English Riviera
in Devon is the perfect place for a restful holiday. That’s
what journalist Emmeline Kirby desperately needs after
her harrowing escapes from spies and others with
nefarious intentions back in London. She also needs
distance to sort out her conflicted feelings for jewel thief
Gregory Longdon, who once stole her heart. But who
should turn up out of the blue? The ever-charming,
devastatingly handsome Gregory. That’s when secrets
from his past—and murder—shatter the serenity of this
|A looted Nazi painting…A former IRA commander…
The tie that binds is murder
Emmeline Kirby is back in London determined to make
a success of her new job as editorial director of
investigative features at The Clarion. Three months have
passed since her trip to Torquay and the devastating
revelations that surfaced about her fiancé Gregory
Longdon. The whole interlude has left a bitter taste in
her mouth, and she is keeping him at arm’s length. But a
suave and dashing jewel thief like Gregory is not easily
daunted. After all, faint heart never won fair lady. It
doesn’t hurt that Emmeline’s grandmother and her best
friend, Maggie, are on his side. Only his shadowy past
could ruin his chances.
All of these relationships are threatened as Emmeline stubbornly pursues a story
about looted Nazi art and an IRA collaborator. When a stolen Constable painting
belonging to Maggie’s family turns up in the collection of Max Sanborn, the
chairman of the company that owns the Clarion, her personal crusade brings
danger close to home. To find the truth, Emmeline and Gregory must untangle a
web of deception, betrayal, and dark deeds. But will they learn too late that justice
can be cold comfort if you’re dead?