Can’t Wait Wednesday-Within These Gilded Halls

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine

I have not read any books by this author yet but they sound very intriguing so I can’t wait to give them a try.

About The Book

Hidden treasure and betrayal mingle with unexpected love within the walls of Avonthorpe Hall.

After studying art under Miss Drake, a renowned painter, Phoebe Radcliff is certain she can finally move beyond the childish mistake that’s kept her away from home. She is thrilled when Miss Drake employs her to complete a complicated ballroom renovation.

Everything changes, however, the moment Miss Drake is murdered. With her last breath she imparts the location of a clue to Phoebe. Can the biggest secret of Avonthorpe Hall be true—the rumored treasure real? Phoebe is tasked to finish her work in the ballroom by Miss Drake’s infuriatingly regimented yet all-too-handsome nephew, Lt. Graham Burke. Determined to fulfill the promise she made to her beloved teacher to find the treasure, Phoebe also works to uncover the truth about Miss Drake’s death—and she must do so before Lt. Burke leases the house.

But dark shadows line the gilded halls of Avonthorpe, and soon enough Phoebe realizes she’s not the only person who knows about the clues. What’s worse, she needs Lt. Burke’s help to stay ahead of whoever is hard on her heels. If only she weren’t so attracted to him.

Caught up in a deadly race for answers, Phoebe must find a way to breach the shroud of lies that surrounds every last resident in the house and, more importantly, face a past she’s been running away from for far too long.

  • Regency romance and mystery
  • Stand-alone novel
  • Book length: approximately 95,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs
  • Also by author: Twilight at Moorington CrossMasquerade at Middlecrest Abbey, and The Vanishing at Loxby Manor
  1. PublisherThomas Nelson
  2. Publication date October 4, 2022

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Thank you for stopping by. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Do you have a favorite book by this author?

9 thoughts on “Can’t Wait Wednesday-Within These Gilded Halls

    1. I know what you mean. It’s impossible to keep up with them all. I’m behind on a couple of Julie Klassen ones too that look so good. Hope you get to read it eventually too.

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