The second in a new series by the Sunday Times bestselling JR Ward. Set in the deep South, this tells the story of a dynasty driven by power, money and scandal . . .
'DOWNTON ABBEY meets DYNASTY in this richly imagined, captivating family saga' USA Today
Behind the glamorous facade of Kentucky's most famous family lurks a secret - one that threatens its very foundation . . .
In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the creme de la creme of high society - just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder.
No one is above suspicion - especially the eldest Bradford son, Edward. The bad blood between him and his father is known far and wide, and he is aware that he could be named a suspect. As the investigation into the death intensifies, he keeps himself busy at the bottom of a bottle - as well as with his former horse trainer's daughter. Meanwhile, the family's financial future lies in the perfectly manicured hands of a business rival, a woman who wants Edward all to herself.
Everything has consequences; everybody has secrets. And few can be trusted. Then, at the very brink of the family's demise, someone thought lost to them forever returns to the fold. Maxwell Bradford has come home. But is he a saviour . . . or the worst of all the