By Deanna Raybourn
Clean from a six-month sojourn in Italy, woman Julia returns domestic to Sussex to discover her father's property crowded with friends and family— yet darkish deeds are afoot on the deconsecrated abbey, and a assassin roams the traditional cloisters. a lot to her shock, the single guy she had was hoping to forget—the enigmatic and compelling Nicholas Brisbane—is between her father's houseguests… and he isn't on my own. to not be outdone, Julia indicates him that can play at flirtation and in a timely fashion introduces him to her committed, more youthful, titled Italian count.But the homecoming celebrations speedy take a ghastly flip while one of many site visitors is located brutally murdered within the chapel, and a member of woman Julia's family confesses to the crime. sure of her cousin's innocence, woman Julia resumes her not likely and deliciously interesting partnership with Nicholas Brisbane, getting down to get to the bottom of a tangle of deceit prior to the killer can strike back. whilst a surprising storm from snow blankets the abbey like a shroud, it falls to girl Julia and Nicholas Brisbane to reply to the shriek of homicide such a lot foul.