Scotland Yard's most unlikely pair of detectives must hide a blossoming romance as they hunt for a dangerous killer.
An Irish redhead of humble beginnings and modest means, Kathleen Doyle is the antithesis of Chief Inspector Michael Sinclair, as known as Lord Acton, the brilliant but enigmatic lord with a knack for solving London's most high profile homicides. When a horse trainer is found dead at a racetrack, the duo's investigation
Third in the "memorable series that will captivate fans of police procedurals and complicated sleuths," following Murder in Retribution (Library Journal, starred review).
While Acton and Doyle, two of Scotland Yard's finest, pursue a self-appointed judge, jury, and executioner, Acton's own questionable methods may prove their undoing . . .
The victims are all criminals who eluded justice—until they