A man in Newgate had been found guilty of murdering the aristocrat whose portrait he was painting. Captain Hawkes is given the job of investigating, but when his first steps produce a sizeable bribe to look the other way, it arouses his smouldering anger over the condition of England. TB 13483.
Josie Welford series; book 1. When Josie Welford settles in the idyllic West Country village of kings Duncombe, she honestly believes she can bury her past. The widow of one of Britain's most wanted criminals, she knows what it's like to be an outsider and fervently wishes for a fresh start in life. TB 14857.