Frank and Sarah Mallory planned to adopted Catherine in this long-running historical mystery but are stymied by a legal technology. Frank goes to see Catherine’s legal father, Parnell Vaughn to sign papers relinquishing his paternal rights. He finds Parnell beaten to death and is accused as the killer. He finds himself arrested and charged with murder. Sarah, Maeve, and Gino worked with Frank to locate the killer in order to save his reputation. Sarah plans to open a maternity center continue with Maeve instructing workmen. The Center opens as Sarah aides in the delivery of an old friend, Serafina’s daughter. The tale twists and turns as the Mallorys’ friends explore the world of theater in order to find the killer. Serafina will aide in the unearthing a killer. I HIGHLY recommend this book and series.
Disclosure: Many thanks to Berkley for a review copy. The opinions expressed are my own.