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By Christine Trent

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 together with his tarot card readings. Undertaker Violet Harper is invited to wait certainly one of Mr. Brown's notorious readings, in which he means that Buckingham Palace will quickly be shrouded in death's darkish veil. good familiar with loss of life, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to turn out real. . .

Violet wonders if whatever foul is within the playing cards while the aristocratic younger neighbors of the queen's daughter start to die lower than mysterious conditions. Her suspicions merely develop while one in every of London's "moralists," a gaggle bent on repealing the legislation that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an analogous destiny. The deaths in basic terms buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous skills, and, involved by means of the fortuneteller's impact, 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 rationale, Violet realizes she might 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 notable international of Queen Victoria's courtroom.

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

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

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