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By Christine Trent

ISBN-10: 0758293267

ISBN-13: 9780758293268

Queen Victoria, nonetheless mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has chanced on solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles within the occult and retains the grieving queen entertained along with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to wait considered one of Mr. Brown's notorious readings, within which he signifies that Buckingham Palace will quickly be shrouded in death's darkish veil. good conversant in dying, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to end up real. . .

Violet wonders if whatever foul is within the playing cards whilst the aristocratic younger pals of the queen's daughter start to die lower than mysterious situations. Her suspicions simply develop whilst one among London's "moralists," a bunch bent on repealing the legislation that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an identical destiny. The deaths basically buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous abilities, and, involved by way of the fortuneteller's effect, Violet races opposed to time to unearth the reality earlier than the killer moves back. yet as she closes in on a assassin with an unearthly intent, Violet realizes she should be digging her personal grave. . .

By turns heartwrenching and hopeful, A Virtuous loss of life is a gripping story of fortitude besieged through vengeance contained in the outstanding international of Queen Victoria's courtroom.

Praise for woman of Ashes

"Rich with old incidents and details." --Publishers Weekly

"A booklet you could sink your tooth into, with characters you will fall in love with."--Mystery Scene Magazine

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By Christine Trent

ISBN-10: 0758293267

ISBN-13: 9780758293268

Queen Victoria, nonetheless mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has chanced on solace in John Brown, an enigmatic palace servant who dabbles within the occult and retains the grieving queen entertained along with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to wait considered one of Mr. Brown's notorious readings, within which he signifies that Buckingham Palace will quickly be shrouded in death's darkish veil. good conversant in dying, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to end up real. . .

Violet wonders if whatever foul is within the playing cards whilst the aristocratic younger pals of the queen's daughter start to die lower than mysterious situations. Her suspicions simply develop whilst one among London's "moralists," a bunch bent on repealing the legislation that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an identical destiny. The deaths basically buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous abilities, and, involved by way of the fortuneteller's effect, Violet races opposed to time to unearth the reality earlier than the killer moves back. yet as she closes in on a assassin with an unearthly intent, Violet realizes she should be digging her personal grave. . .

By turns heartwrenching and hopeful, A Virtuous loss of life is a gripping story of fortitude besieged through vengeance contained in the outstanding international of Queen Victoria's courtroom.

Praise for woman of Ashes

"Rich with old incidents and details." --Publishers Weekly

"A booklet you could sink your tooth into, with characters you will fall in love with."--Mystery Scene Magazine

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