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He’d discovered too little about the dead girl to give him the satisfaction of making any real progress. There may be nothing else to be gained, save to cart the girl off and be done with his investigation, but there had to be a reason for this body being here.
He drew out his notebook and added a few additional lines to the sketch he’d already made. As frustrating as he found it to be, not every death had a reason. Not every death was suspicious. Sometimes people just died. He had a trunk full of unsolved villainy in his study to prove that point but the young woman’s age and appearance niggled at him. He found it hard to believe she’d simply passed on without assistance.
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KEEPSAKE–Distinguished Rogues, 5:
The Marquess of Taverham married young and fast with his eye firmly on his bride’s dowry as the means to repair the family fortunes for the next generation. Too late he discovered his new wife wasn’t going to make achieving all of his dreams that easy.
OUT SEPTEMBER 8, 2014.