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Lady of ashes
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Published:
New York : Kensington Books, [2013].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
viii, 420 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
Bellevue - Adult Fiction
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In 1861 London, Violet Morgan is struggling to establish a good reputation for the undertaking business that her husband has largely abandoned. She provides comfort for the grieving, advises them on funeral fashion and etiquette, and arranges funerals. Unbeknownst to his wife, Graham, who has nursed a hatred of America since his grandfather soldiered for Great Britain in the War of 1812, becomes involved in a scheme to sell arms to the South. Meanwhile, Violet receives the commission of a lifetime: undertaking the funeral for a friend of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. But her position remains precarious, especially when Graham disappears and she begins investigating a series of deaths among the poor. And the closer she gets to the truth, the greater the danger for them both.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780758265913 (pbk.), 0758265913 (pbk.)

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Includes reading group guide and discussion questions.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-416)
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In 1861 London, Violet Morgan is struggling to establish a good reputation for the undertaking business that her husband has largely abandoned. She provides comfort for the grieving, advises them on funeral fashion and etiquette, and arranges funerals. Unbeknownst to his wife, Graham, who has nursed a hatred of America since his grandfather soldiered for Great Britain in the War of 1812, becomes involved in a scheme to sell arms to the South. Meanwhile, Violet receives the commission of a lifetime: undertaking the funeral for a friend of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. But her position remains precarious, especially when Graham disappears and she begins investigating a series of deaths among the poor. And the closer she gets to the truth, the greater the danger for them both.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Trent, C. (2013). Lady of ashes. New York: Kensington Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Trent, Christine. 2013. Lady of Ashes. New York: Kensington Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Trent, Christine, Lady of Ashes. New York: Kensington Books, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Trent, Christine. Lady of Ashes. New York: Kensington Books, 2013. Print.

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