The Mermaid in the Basement (Lady Trent Mystery #1)
It's London, 1857, and everything is at stake for Serafina Trent. A woman of means, but not the typical Victorian lady who feels her place is to be seen and not heard. When her brother's most recent female dalliance -- a beautiful actress -- is found murdered, all evidence points to him. Especially since the actress had just rejected him in a most public manner. Now everyone believes Clive is headed for the gallows. Everyone, that is, but Serafina.
Determined to prove her brother's innocence, Serafina finds herself working with unlikely allies -- including Dylan Tremayne, a passionate storyteller and actor with a criminal past ...
Books by Gilbert Morris