Bed of Lies, Book 2

Chesterton Scandal Series

Secrets and scandals are a way of life for the Murdochs of Chesterton, Virginia. But the lies that bind them may end up tearing them apart…

With his drama-filled marriage behind him, Evan Murdoch has finally found happiness with his longtime friend turned fiancée, Leila Hawkins. But when his party boy brother, Terrence, is seriously injured in a car accident, a gossiping press puts the family back in the spotlight. Soon Terrence could face a lawsuit–and much worse, if his vengeful half-brother, Dante, has his way. Terrence’s only bright spot is journalist C.J. Aston–but is she really on his side, or does she have another motive?

While Terrence struggles to recover from his injuries, Paulette, the little sister of the family, is struggling with a secret: she’s pregnant, and unsure whether the father is her blackmailing ex or her husband. Amid the turmoil, Evan does his best to stay above the fray, but a shocking revelation makes that impossible–he’s a Murdoch after all, and trouble seems to be their business…


“Ellis cooks up some truly compelling drama, crafts riveting dialogue, thrills with suspense and shocks with exceptional plot twists. Shondaland Productions should take a close look at this episode of the Chesterton Scandal series and its extraordinary creator.” – 4 stars, RT Book Reviews

“Lusty bedroom scenes, blackmail, jealousy, revenge, rage, and murderkeep the pages turning easily. Soap opera fans will love this solid work by an author who continues to shine.” – Library Journal

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