Death at the Abbey (Lady Of Ashes) by Christine Trent PDF

By Christine Trent

whereas on a much-needed respite along with her husband Sam in Nottinghamshire, undertaker Violet Harper is summoned to Welbeck Abbey through the 5th Duke of Portland to arrange a physique. His Grace is called the "mad duke," and Violet has greater than an inkling of why while she arrives on the grand property and discovers that the corpse in query is that of the duke's favourite raven, Aristotle. some of the duke's servants think a lifeless raven is a harbinger of doom, and the unusual peer hopes to allay their superstitious fears with an complicated funeral for his feathered friend.

But Aristotle's death is quickly through the violent homicide of 1 of the younger employees at the property. Wishing to prevent any whisper of scandal, the reclusive duke implores Violet to behavior her personal discreet research. In her hunt for facts, Violet wonders if the style of the raven's loss of life may perhaps offer a very important clue in fixing the crime. . .before a person else--including herself--risks an premature fate.

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