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By Christine Trent

Queen Victoria, nonetheless mourning her long-dead husband Prince Albert, has stumbled on 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 one among Mr. Brown's notorious readings, in which he means that Buckingham Palace will quickly be shrouded in death's darkish veil. good accustomed to demise, Violet shrugs him off as a charlatan--until his sinister divinations start to turn out real. . .

Violet wonders if anything foul is within the playing cards whilst the aristocratic younger associates of the queen's daughter start to die lower than mysterious conditions. Her suspicions in basic terms develop while considered one of London's "moralists," a gaggle 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 via 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 rationale, Violet realizes she will be digging her personal grave. . .

By turns heartwrenching and hopeful, A Virtuous loss of life is a gripping story of fortitude besieged through vengeance contained in the amazing global of Queen Victoria's courtroom.

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"Rich with old 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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