By Veronica Henry
For one team of passengers settling in to their seats and taking their first sips of champagne, the adventure from London to Venice is greater than the journey of a lifetime.
A mysterious errand; a promise made to a demise buddy; an unforeseen concept; a mystery attaining again a lifetime...As the teach sweeps on, revelations, confessions and assignations spread opposed to the main romantic and notorious surroundings on the earth.
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And a suspected murderer. Her gaze skipped down to his long-fingered hands. Those hands had caressed her with infinite tenderness. Had they also strangled the woman found naked in his bed? It had only been six weeks since the sensational story had hit the tabloids. Billionaire businessman Wyatt Shaw was accused of murdering a call girl in his suite on the top floor of Shaw Tower. A call girl? That gave their night together an entirely new complexion. Had Shaw thought she was a call girl, too? Had she left before he’d put his money on the bedside table?
He’d asked incredulously. “The furniture’s being delivered Saturday morning. ” His undercover assignment was located in Houston. He was investigating a businessman there. ” “I can be there Saturday morning. ” He saw the astonishment on her face. She hadn’t been expecting him to manage a transfer so soon. Or maybe not at all? Had this all been another trick? “That would be a big help,” she said. “I won’t tell Ryan you’re coming until you show up. ” Was she hoping he wouldn’t show up? “What are we going to tell him?
And that he still loved her. Holly had become a renowned pediatric oncologist. He was a pro football quarterback who’d been driven from the game, accused, but never tried and convicted, of shaving points in the Super Bowl. He’d lost the restaurant he’d opened in Austin, the Longhorn Grille, to the IRS for unpaid taxes. Because of his suspected involvement in a national gambling scandal, he’d been offered the chance to work undercover as a Texas Ranger to bring down a mob-controlled gambling syndicate.
A Night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry