Two women separated by time are linked by the most famous murder mystery in history, the Princes in the Tower. Lady Katherine Grey has already suffered more than her fair share of tragedy. Newly pregnant, she has incurred the wrath of her formidable cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, who sees her as a rival to her insecure throne. Alone in her chamber in the Tower, she finds old papers belonging to a kinswoman of hers, Kate Plantagenet, who forty years previously had embarked on a dangerous quest to find what really happened to her cousins, the two young Princes who had last been seen as captives in the Tower. But time is not on Kate's side - nor on Katherine's either ...
HER INHERITANCE CAME WITH AN ENIGMATIC STRANGER A powerful storm delivered heiress Stacy Ashford into the iron-hard embrace of a shadowy stranger, a man as rough-hewn as the craggy Colorado mountains. But their meeting seemed more fate than chance. Gaining her inheritance depended on Stacy's rebuilding the eerie hotel where Josh Spencer's sister had died. And though she shouldn't trust Josh's motives for helping her, his commanding presence kept her strong when someone—or something—tried to scare her off. Then the incidents turned deadly…. She was Josh's means to end the search for his sister's killer, and a threat to the posted No Trespassing sign on his heart. But Stacy's inheritance bound them in an ever-tightening coil of danger—and what destiny joins, let no man, ghost or killer put asunder….
Connie will inherited her uncle's millions-- but only under the condition that she perform four feats newsworthy enough to appear on the the newspaper's front page in a single month. Thus begins lady adventurer Connie Kurridge's 1929 daily comic strip exploits. Before 1929 is over, Connie will match wits with kidnappers, teach herself to fly an airplane, hunt Aztec treasure, and battle Central America revolutionaries. Read these classic tales from the Golden Age of Comics Strips and you'll agree: there's never been a heroine like Connie!
SHADOWS OF THE PAST Though Macy Douglas remembers nothing from the night of her mother's murder, she's determined to prove her father's innocence in the crime. But she soon finds that returning to her childhood home and digging up her family's past is a surefire way to attract enemies—and a killer that's still at large. Now only handsome local cop Nick Baldwin can safeguard her—even if that means disobeying direct orders and risking his job. His boss might not think Macy's in harm's way, but Nick's suspicions are soon confirmed when an assailant breaks into her house. Nick tries to trigger Macy's memories for clues…but someone will do anything to ensure that the past remains forgotten.
Excerpt from The Dangerous Inheritance, or the Mystery of the Tittani Rubies Carlota stood in a window recess, her back to the signor and his unexpected guest, her fingers tying and untying the faded purple silk cord of the shade. From where he sat in the old winged armchair by the piano, Ward caught a perfect silhouette of her profile against the glow. Of western light. Listening to Jaco belli's fiery protest in his usual silent way, his mind dwelt upon the blossoming of this for eign ﬂower of girlhood who had so strangely attracted him from the first time he had ever looked into her eyes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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First published in 1965, this is the final installment of the Duke De Richleau series… The years have moved on, and De Richleau has relocated from his London pad to an apartment in the Mediterranean. His great friends visit on occasion, and on this one both Rex's son and Richard Eaton's daughter (first seen as a little girl in The Devil Rides Out), paving the way for a young romance to blossom amongst the action. But interwoven with the the story of love is a strange inheritance that draws the whole party to Sri Lanka, where they are destined to face theft, murder, arson and blackmail. De Richleau, at the eleventh hour, is forced to take a last desperate gamble, alone, to save his friends.
When Amanda inherits a share in a South African game ranch, she finds herself in partnership with good-looking game-ranger, Greg Anderson, and mysterious Basil Simpson. The wrong choice will lead her into terrifying danger.
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