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 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 accustomed to 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 buddies of the queen's daughter start to die below mysterious situations. Her suspicions basically develop whilst one among London's "moralists," a bunch bent on repealing the legislation that forces prostitutes into hospitals, suffers an identical destiny. The deaths purely buttress the queen's enthusiasm for Mr. Brown's ominous abilities, and, involved by means of 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 purpose, Violet realizes she can be digging her personal grave. . .

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

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