A deaf aristocrat fights to protect the woman he loves from a killer he cannot hear ~
Found standing over the lifeless body of his twin, the Earl of Longford, Christopher knows what everyone will think. That he killed his brother in a beastly rage. For Christopher is deaf in a society that condemns the silent as half-wits, quite capable of murder. Especially when he loves his brother's bride. Beyond caring what the world thinks, Christopher searches for a killer he cannot hear as he fights a love he believes he is unworthy of.
Left a spinster at the altar, her groom murdered, Helen has no time to mourn. Her best friend, and confidant, Christopher, is in danger and so, it appears, is she. Born to marry the Earl of Longford, whoever that may be, Helen ignores her own risks and crosses into the line of fire to protect the only man ever to hold her heart.
Lady Eleanor solved crimes as a young child, and never stopped. This one is personal. Condemned without evidence, her godson, Christopher, is threatened with the barbaric asylum that destroyed his youth. She must act quickly before unjust convictions steal him away and cruel deception shatters a love, hidden and denied for far too long.