Verity couldn't quell her suspicions
True, the Layton family had welcomed Paula, Verity's closest friend, to their home. The two women had come to the countryside to view Paula's inheritance from her late husband. And they actually seemed thrilled about Paula's coming baby.
In fact, even Sebastian Kent could not have been more charming to the woman who was displacing him. Yet Verity wondered if he had hidden motives--especially when Paula's life was threatened.
And, what made things more complicated was Verity's growing attraction to Sebastian, a man she felt unable to trust.