By Liz Carlyle
Passion and secrets and techniques simmer in the back of the based façade of Victorian London in A Bride by way of Moonlight, one other deliciously exciting romance via Liz Carlyle that includes the damaging males of the mysterious St. James Society.
Faced with homicide fees, Lisette Colburne by no means imagined aligning herself with Scotland Yard—not with the scandalous lifestyles she’s led. but if Commissioner Royden Napier proposes—that in alternate for her freedom—she faux to be his spouse so he can resolve a brutal secret, she is of the same opinion. What neither counts on is their hot, indisputable attraction.
Sexy and action-packed, Liz Carlyle’s A Bride through Moonlight is a gorgeous love tale set in Victorian excessive society with compelling characters and stylish, emotional prose that would entice readers of ancient romance.
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In 1888, Elizabeth Stride, generally considered to have been murdered by Jack the Ripper, was killed in a street close to Batty Street. A man named Israel Schwartz claimed to have witnessed a woman, whom he identified as Stride, being assaulted just outside the gates leading to a passage where, fifteen minutes later, her body was found. ’ but what he meant was unclear. 17 Most of the Whitechapel murder cases fell to Baxter, and he gained undeserved notoriety for advancing the theory that the murders were committed in order to obtain the victims’ internal organs.
But why? There are a number of reasons, but timing must surely be high on the list. As we have just seen, the political and economic development of the East End of London meant the area was very much on people’s minds at exactly the time that it became the killing ground of Jack the Ripper. 39 However, with casual, irregular prostitution a necessity for some, the number of women willing to sell themselves to make ends meet was likely to have been much higher even than that. 40 Perhaps the most important medium was the popular press.
38 It is truly a phenomenon. But why? There are a number of reasons, but timing must surely be high on the list. As we have just seen, the political and economic development of the East End of London meant the area was very much on people’s minds at exactly the time that it became the killing ground of Jack the Ripper. 39 However, with casual, irregular prostitution a necessity for some, the number of women willing to sell themselves to make ends meet was likely to have been much higher even than that.
A Bride by Moonlight (Avon Romance) by Liz Carlyle