Madeline Deveridge is aware of the whispers behind her back, the rumors that she dispatched her husband to the next world and concealed her crime. But she has a far more pressing problem than her reputation as the Wicked Widow. It's impossible to believe that her late husband is haunting her and her aunt, but something odd is happening, and Madeline doesn't dare take chances.
Summoning the brilliant, reclusive Artemas Hunt, secret owner of London's favorite pleasure pavilions and master of arcane talents, she blackmails him into providing help. As soon as the bargain is struck, Artemas and Madeline find their arrangement complicated by searing desire, and the frightening recognition that the ghost poses a very real danger. Now they must plunge into a world of intrigue and ancient mysteries, where a calculating killer — and a tantalizing passion — will not be denied.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lauren2013 - LibraryThing
Wicked Widow 3 Stars Madeline Deveridge cares little about the whispers and rumors that she murdered her husband. What does concern her is the disappearance of her maid and the possibility that she is ... Read full review
WICKED WIDOWUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Quick delivers another reliable Regency romantic-suspense story, her second in a series (I Thee Wed, 1999, etc.) about masters of the ancient philosophy and martial art of Vanza. Along with a load of ... Read full review