Renee is a Historical Fiction author living in the great state of Texas. She is a Lyme Warrior and a business owner whose super power is overloading her schedule.
When she is not neck deep in too many tasks she enjoys reading (of course), crocheting (yes, I'm old), playing with the grandbabies (I told you I was old), and gardening.
Whispers of Deception
Behind every deception lies a deadly truth.
Lady Elaina is everything an 18th century lady shouldn’t be—outspoken and independent with a penchant for finding trouble.
When her parents are murdered in the isolated outskirts of Edinburgh, Lady Elaina finds herself thrown into a nightmare situation.
His newly inherited title as the 3rd Earl of Strafford leaves Lord Spencer begging his sister to act with decorum and to leave the investigation to the authorities who claim the deaths to be a robbery gone awry.
Unfortunately, the mysterious notes and packages that begin to arrive tell a more sinister story. Overwhelmed by his duties and the undertakings of their family’s numerous financial endeavors, not to mention being a lieutenant in His Majesty’s army, leaves William little time to contain his hot-headed reckless sister.
Rife with political tensions and rumors of a Jacobite uprising, Scotland in 1744 is dangerous enough for the locals, let alone a pair of siblings orphaned four months after their arrival. Twenty years in the colonies has not prepared them for the upheaval they now face.
With the help of her lady’s maid and two alluring yet complicated men, Lady Elaina opens the door to family secrets better left in the dark. Can she overcome the heartache her discoveries reveal?
Her quest for justice may cost Lady Elaina her only brother, but worse, uncovering the truth behind the lies may cost the lady her life.
Who is the predator and who is the prey?
Accused of treason and murder, Elaina is hunted by the British led by her own brother, Lieutenant William Spencer. Can she escape the hangman’s noose long enough to exact revenge on the man who killed her parents and has tormented her for the past year? But William’s future hangs in the balance too, and she would do anything to save his life—including surrendering against her husband’s wishes.
When her grand scheme to accomplish both takes a horrifying turn, Elaina is forced to face the demons of her parents’ past and betrayals that have transcended generations. A fate worse than death awaits, and she is caught in its sinister grip.
Will she be able to escape her captors’ disturbing plans and once and for all end the legacy of betrayal?