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After the death of her uncle, Sir Hugh, Catherine Lowestoffe is due to inherit her family home, Langley Hall, upon her thirtieth birthday which is just weeks away.But a series of unfortunate events put her claim in jeopardy, not least the interestMoreAfter the death of her uncle, Sir Hugh, Catherine Lowestoffe is due to inherit her family home, Langley Hall, upon her thirtieth birthday which is just weeks away.But a series of unfortunate events put her claim in jeopardy, not least the interest of Richard Carlisle.On a whim, Richard follows a funeral procession to Langley Hall. On recognising his likeness in a portrait of Sir Hugh and after a cold reception from the intriguing Catherine, he begins to investigate his own family history.Discovering that he is Sir Hugh’s grandson, and therefore possessing a stronger link to the estate than Catherine, Richard starts putting together his own claim for Langley Hall.In a desperate attempt to stop him, Catherine brings in the help of her close friend, the beautiful Cecile. The plan goes awry when Cecile and Richard fall in love, or rather – lust, and in a race against time Richard submits his claim just hours before Catherine turns thirty.Meanwhile, Catherine’s fiancée becomes embroiled in the affairs of a drug gang with fatal consequences. The combination of this and the loss of Langley Hall are enough to push Catherine to her limits.Everyone seems to keeping secrets, and the misfortune surrounding the estate builds.Can Catherine and Richard reconcile to bring happiness to Langley Hall once more?Praise for Dilys Xavier:A page-turning love story that kept me hooked to the last page. - Holly Kinsella, best-selling author of Uptown Girl.Welsh-born author and watercolourist, Dilys, is a retired head teacher. She and her husband enjoy life in a sunny corner of south east England. She is also the author of ‘Roses for Katie’.Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent publisher of digital books.