The Mermaid in the Basement
Serafina Trent is a woman about to take 19th Century London by storm. She's 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 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.
A Conspiracy of Ravens
With the aid of her partner Dylan Tremayne, Lady Serafina Trent aims to help her neighbors-the Haydens-determine who the true heir is to their sizable estate. After some investigating, she shocks the Haydens when she reveals that the child they believed had died at birth is actually alive and living as a criminal in London's worst slump. Then the Hayden's butler is murdered and the stakes are dangerously raised. Lady Trent's sleuthing skills are put to the test in a Victorian mystery about mischief, murder, and a lost heir.
Sonnet to a Dead Contessa
In 1858 London women of British nobility are being murdered with alarming frequency, so Scotland Yard calls on Lady Serafina Trent and her crime-solving partner, Dylan Tremayne, to help piece together the perplexing clues. With Dylan's help, Serafina has garnered acclaim as a brilliant detective-solving mysteries by relying on her astute observation and scientific reasoning. But in the midst of solving these crimes, Serafina's relationship with Dylan meets unexpected stress when his childhood sweetheart returns. Torn between desire and decorum, Serafina desperately wants Dylan to be happy-but in the arms of another woman? After a lifetime of viewing the world through a practical lens, Serafina begins to examine her own soul-and realizes her need for Jesus. Yet will her faith save her life when all clues point to Serafina as the murderer's next victim?