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By Christine Trent

Queen Victoria, nonetheless mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has came upon 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 certainly one of Mr. Brown's notorious readings, within which he means that Buckingham Palace will quickly be shrouded in death's darkish veil. good familiar with demise, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to end up precise. . .

Violet wonders if anything foul is within the playing cards while the aristocratic younger pals of the queen's daughter start to die less than mysterious situations. Her suspicions purely develop while certainly one of London's "moralists," a gaggle bent on repealing the legislations that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers the same destiny. The deaths basically buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous skills, and, involved by way of the fortuneteller's impression, Violet races opposed to time to unearth the reality sooner than the killer moves back. yet as she closes in on a assassin with an unearthly cause, Violet realizes she can be digging her personal grave. . .

By turns heartwrenching and hopeful, A Virtuous loss of life is a gripping story of fortitude besieged via vengeance contained in the remarkable international of Queen Victoria's court docket.

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

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

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