Deceit and death in the country…
When Rose Beckingham receives a threatening message from a shadowy figure of the criminal underworld, she’s forced to face her greatest fear–the exposure of all her secrets.
Forced to do the bidding of the man who calls himself the Chess Master, Rose accompanies Lord and Lady Ashton to their country estate and tries to thwart a murder before it happens.
With the Chess Master watching her every move and the brilliant French detective, Achilles Prideaux, dragging the deeds of her past out of the shadows, can Rose capture a killer in time to protect everyone she loves? Or will a weekend at Ridgewick Hall end the same way it began – with bloodshed?