By Ashley Weaver
Amory Ames is a filthy rich younger girl who regrets her marriage to her notoriously captivating playboy husband, Milo. trying to find a transformation, she accepts a request for aid from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, now not figuring out that she'll quickly turn into embroiled in a homicide research that might attempt not just her friendship with Gil, yet will dissatisfied the established order along with her husband.
Amory accompanies Gil to the Brightwell resort in an try to sidestep the wedding of his sister, Emmeline, to Rupert Howe, a disreputable ladies' guy. Amory sees within the state of affairs a grim mirrored image of her personal floundering marriage. there's greater than her happiness at stake, besides the fact that, while Rupert is murdered and Gil is arrested for the crime. Amory is set to end up his innocence and locate the genuine killer, regardless of tried dissuasion from the disapproving police inspector at the case. issues are additional advanced by way of Milo's unforeseen arrival, and the 2 shape an uneasy alliance as Amory enlists his reluctant reduction in clearing Gil's identify. because the stakes develop greater and the road among pal and foe turns into much less transparent, Amory needs to come to a decision the place her middle lies and trap the killer sooner than she, too, turns into a sufferer.
Ashley Weaver's Murder on the Brightwell is a scrumptious secret within which homicide invades well mannered society and romance springs in unforeseen areas.
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And where's Pete? " Sul grinned again as he pocketed the coins. " His eyes sparkled. " The boy's tone was scornful. " Sul shrugged as the ferry moved into midstream. " "Well, you'll make a good one," Jonas said. "I want to be the best, the boy said. He looked up at the older man. "Mr. " "Not much. " Sul shook his head so sharply his curls danced again. His round face puckered in distress at the memory of what he had just read. "He left his army to suffer on the retreat from Moscow and hurried back to Paris.
Finally he combed his dampened curls in a vain attempt to smooth them out, but the comb became tangled. As he jerked impatiently at the snarl, Sul wished again that he had wavy brown hair like Pete and his father. Behind him the cabin door opened. Hoping it wasn't their visitor, Sul turned to find his next oldest sister, Margaret, coming out onto the gallery, the basket she used for picking greens over one arm. Margaret stopped to watch his struggles. "Let me help you," she said, setting the basket down.
Ma, Ma, Sul heard her cry, "he's here! " Followed by all three of her daughters, Mrs. Ross hurried out of the cabin and down the steps. Sul slipped stiffly down from behind Mason's saddle and stood there, silent and ashamed, as his mother and two older sisters crowded around him. "Son, you're hurt," Mrs. Ross began. She looked up at Mason, who by that time had also dismounted. " "He took a spill, Miz Ross, but I don't think he's got anythin' wrong with him other than that cut an' some bruises.