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The Waylaid Heart

The Waylaid Heart (A Chance Inquiry Book 1)

by Holly Newman

FBT review:

Embark on a thrilling journey of love, mystery, and betrayal in "The Waylaid Heart" by Holly Newman. In this captivating romance novel, widow Cecilia Waddley is determined to uncover the truth behind her husband's murder, with the help of the enigmatic Sir James Branstoke. As their investigation deepens, so does their unexpected love, leading to a passionate connection neither saw coming. With secrets and danger lurking in every corner of high society, will they unmask the murderer before it's too late? Delve into this enthralling tale of passion and suspense that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. Get your copy of "The Waylaid Heart" today and experience a love story like no other.

Publisher Description:

Although her marriage to George Waddley has been passionless, the beautiful widow Cecilia Haukstrom Waddley vows to unmask the man responsible for her husband's murder. Suspecting the culprit traveled in society circles, she diverts attention from eavesdropping and prying with constant and tiresome complaints of illness.

But nothing is as it seems...

Sir James Branstoke sees straight through Cecilia's feigned fragility. Intrigued by her odd behavior, he believes she has secrets—secrets that could lead to her demise. So, the hunter follows the huntress through society, never imagining that what has started as a chance inquiry could lead to a surprising love greater than either had ever known.

But will the cost of uncovering a murderer be too high? Can Cecilia and James reveal the culprit so love can blossom in the end?

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