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By Christine Trent

ISBN-10: 0758293267

ISBN-13: 9780758293268

Queen Victoria, nonetheless mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has discovered 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, in which he signifies that Buckingham Palace will quickly be shrouded in death's darkish veil. good familiar with 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 while the aristocratic younger associates of the queen's daughter start to die lower than mysterious situations. Her suspicions purely develop whilst considered one of London's "moralists," a bunch bent on repealing the legislation that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an analogous destiny. The deaths only buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous abilities, and, involved through the fortuneteller's effect, 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 should be digging her personal grave. . .

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

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

"A e-book you could sink your enamel into, with characters you are going to fall in love with."--Mystery Scene Magazine

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