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By Christine Trent

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 considered 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 loss of life, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to turn out precise. . .

Violet wonders if anything 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 in basic terms develop whilst one among London's "moralists," a bunch bent on repealing the legislation that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an analogous destiny. The deaths basically buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous skills, and, involved via the fortuneteller's effect, 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 reason, Violet realizes she might be digging her personal grave. . .

By turns heartwrenching and hopeful, A Virtuous loss of life is a gripping story of fortitude besieged by way of vengeance contained in the impressive international of Queen Victoria's courtroom.

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

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

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