No Less in Blood
The story begins in 2007 and then flashes back and forth to 1893 and the true beginning of the saga of the heroine, Rachel. She is an adoptee who has decided at the age of 30 to discover her real family, perhaps even meet her birth mother. As she begins her investigation, Rachel uncovers the mystery of a missing woman who may turn out to be her great-grandmother. Rachel also discovers that she may be an heiress, which puts her life in jeopardy.
Pirrone has created a mystery that is at times riveting and at times confusing as it twists and turns. There is more than one villain with murder and mayhem on his agenda. Some of the characters are unlikable and their motives unclear, and that includes the heroine. However, there are parts of this book that will fascinate the reader.