Let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.
Lady Julia Grey #1
On Sale: January 1, 2007
Featuring: Nicholas Brisbane; Julia Grey
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These ominous words, slashed from the pages of a book of
Psalms, are the last threat that the darling of London
society, Sir Edward Grey, receives from his killer. Before
he can show them to Nicholas Brisbane, the private inquiry
agent he has retained for his protection, Sir Edward
collapses and dies at his London home, in the presence of
his wife, Julia, and a roomful of dinner guests.
Prepared to accept that Edward's death was due to a long-
standing physical infirmity, Julia is outraged when
Brisbane visits and suggests that Sir Edward has been
murdered. It is a reaction she comes to regret when she
discovers the damning paper for herself, and realizes the
Determined to bring her husband's murderer to justice,
Julia engages the enigmatic Brisbane to help her
investigate Edward's demise. Dismissing his warnings that
the investigation will be difficult, if not impossible,
Julia presses forward, following a trail of clues that lead
her to even more unpleasant truths, and ever closer to a
killer who waits expectantly for her arrival.
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