Book Three in the Christie Ryan Romantic Mysteries series 1853. A fateful game of poker changed the fortunes of two families forever. A home was lost. But what was left behind? 2018. The wedding of Christie Ryan and Martin Blake is only weeks away and River’s End is buzzing with excitement. But when a stranger arrives at Palmerston House, a new mystery arises. How does he know so much about the Ryan family, and what do a nineteenth century diary, a grandfather clock, and an old key have in common? As a dangerous plot unfolds, long hidden secrets threaten to change everything held dear to the town. The Secrets of Palmerston House will sweep you on a journey to the past and back, where enduring friendships warm the heart, a sad goodbye brings a new start, and the power of true love shines.