The World’s Fair is
nearing its end, but the danger in Chicago lingers.
It’s mid-September of 1893, and Eloisa Carstairs is the
reigning beauty of Gilded Age Chicago society. To outsiders she appears to have
it all. But Eloisa is living with a dark secret. Several months ago, she
endured a horrible assault at the hands of Douglass Sloane, heir to one of
Chicago’s wealthiest families. Fearing the loss of her reputation, Eloisa has confided
in only one friend. That is, until she meets Detective Sean Ryan at a
Sean is on the outskirts of the wealthy Chicago lifestyle.
Born into a poor Irish family, becoming a policeman was his best opportunity to
ensure his future security. Despite society’s restrictions, he is enamored with
Eloisa Carstairs. Sean seethes inside at what he knows happened to her, and he
will do anything to keep her safe—even if he can never earn her affections.
Eloisa longs to feel normal again in the midst of the danger
surrounding the Chicago World’s Fair, but a killer is on the loose. In the last
month, three debutantes have been accosted in the city by an assailant wielding
a stiletto. As the danger in the city increases, and as Eloisa and Sean’s
romance blossoms, they both realize they want to be seen as more than how the
world views them. But will they catch the killer before all their hopes come
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