Murder at Beechwood (A Gilded Newport Mystery)

Murder at Beechwood (A Gilded Newport Mystery)

Alyssa Maxwell

For Newport, Rhode Island’s excessive society, the summer time of 1896 brings garden events, sailboat races…and homicide.

Having became down the thought of Derrick Andrews, Emma go has no coming near near plans for matrimony—let by myself motherhood. but if she discovers an boy or girl left on her doorstep, she clearly takes the kid into her care. utilizing her effect as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society web page reporter for the Newport Observer, Emma launches a discreet look for the baby’s mother.

One of her first stops is a garden occasion at Mrs. Caroline Astor’s Beechwood property. yet an idyllic summer’s day is quickly clouded through tragedy. in the course of a sailboat race, fabric mogul Virgil Monroe falls overboard. There are steered accusations of foul play—and even Derrick Andrews falls lower than suspicion. Deepening the intrigue, a telltale slip of lace might hyperlink the deserted baby to the drowned guy. yet as Emma navigates darkish undercurrents of scandalous indiscretions and violent passions, she’ll have to watch her step to make sure that not anyone lowers the growth on her…

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