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 together 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 conversant in loss of life, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to end up actual. . .

Violet wonders if anything foul is within the playing cards while the aristocratic younger acquaintances of the queen's daughter start to die less than mysterious situations. Her suspicions in basic terms develop whilst considered one of London's "moralists," a bunch bent on repealing the legislations that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an identical destiny. The deaths simply buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous skills, and, involved by means of the fortuneteller's impression, 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 purpose, Violet realizes she can be digging her personal grave. . .

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

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