Devastated by her fall in society, Lady Julia travels to Grimsgrave Manor on the Yorkshire moors. She becomes immersed in a mystery involving her lover, a Gypsy witch and a long-buried legacy of malevolence and evil. It?s not long before her desire for answers leads her into danger unlike any other that she has experienced ? and from which, this time, there may be no escape.
A CURIOUS BEGINNING
London, 1887. Veronica Speedwell intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime. Then Veronica thwarts her own abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, and he offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker. But the Baron is murdered, and Veronica and Stoker are forced to go on the run from an elusive assailant.
A DANGEROUS COLLABORATION
Lured by the promise of a rare and elusive butterfly, the intrepid Veronica Speedwell is persuaded by Lord Templeton-Vane, to pose as his fianc‚e at a house party on a Cornish isle owned by his friend, Malcolm Romilly. But upon arriving, spectral figures, ghostly music, and mysterious threats begin to plague the partygoers, and it becomes clear that there are numerous mysteries surrounding the Romilly estate.
A MURDEROUS RELATION
Autumn 1888. London is being terrorized by a notorious and elusive serial killer, Jack the Ripper. Veronica Speedwell and her colleague Stoker are asked by Lady Wellingtonia Beauclerk to go undercover at Madame Aurore?s high-class brothel, where a body soon turns up. Secrets are swirling around Veronica and the royal family?and it is up to Veronica to find the truth, before it is too late for all of them.
A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING
Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter, Veronica Speedwell, receives an impossible task - saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. He stands accused of the brutal murder of his mistress Artemisia, but together with her natural historian colleague Stoker, Veronica races against time to find the true murderer...
SILENT IN THE GRAVE
For Lady Julia Grey, her husband's sudden death at a dinner party is extremely inconvenient. However, things take a turn for the worse when inscrutable private investigator Nicholas Brisbane reveals that the death was not due to natural causes. Drawn away from her comfortable, conventional life, Julia is exposed to threatening notes, secret societies and gypsy curses, not to mention Nicholas' charismatic unpredictability.
SILENT IN THE SANCTUARY
England, 1887. Returning home to Sussex after a jaunt in Italy, Lady Julia Grey?s eccentric family and friends have gathered to keep Christmas in Bellmont Abbey. Lady Julia is soon immersed in mystery when one of the guests at her father's estate is murdered and a member of her family confesses to the crime.
A TREACHEROUS CURSE
Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell can?t resist the allure of an exotic mystery - particularly one involving her enigmatic colleague, Stoker. Sordid details emerge from Stoker?s past, and Veronica must separate facts from fantasy to unravel a web of duplicity that threatens to cost Stoker everything?