A Virtuous Death (A Lady Of Ashes Mystery)

A Virtuous Death (A Lady Of Ashes Mystery)

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 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 actual. . .

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

By turns heartwrenching and hopeful, A Virtuous demise is a gripping story of fortitude besieged through vengeance contained in the remarkable global of Queen Victoria's court docket.

Praise for girl 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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