A Hanging at Dawn
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Bess Crawfordmystery series, a short story that unravels dark secrets from herclose friend Simon Brandon's pastYears before the Great War summoned Bess Crawford to serve as abattlefield nurse, the indomitable heroine spent her childhood inIndia under the watchful eye of her friend and confidant, the youngsoldier Simon Brandon. The two formed an inseparable bond on thedangerous Northwest Frontier where her father's Regiment held theKhyber Pass against all intruders. It was Simon who taught Bess toride and shoot, escorted her to the bazaars and the Maharani'sPalace, and did his best to keep her out of trouble, after theCrawford family took an interest in the tall, angry boy with amysterious past.But the Crawfords have long guarded secrets for Simon and heowes them a debt that runs deeper than Bess could ever know. Toldthrough the eyes of Melinda, Richard, Clarissa, and Bess, A Hangingat Dawn pieces together a mystery at the center of Bess's familythat will irrevocably change the course of her future.