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Free Book Friday – Lady of Ashes

Lady of Ashes by Christine Trent

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…

ISBN 9780758265913, Paperback

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20 Responses to “Free Book Friday – Lady of Ashes”

  1. Sounds like quite a trip the author wants to take us on!

  2. Bel Gan says:

    Looks like a fun read!

  3. Linda Martin says:

    I want this book. Victorian Murder & Suspense, my Favorite.

  4. Joanne K. says:

    Oooh, Victorian historical fiction plus suspense – sounds like a real lose-yourself-in-it kind of book!

  5. Lisa R says:

    I would so love this book!!

  6. Melanie B says:

    Love historical fiction!

  7. Celestial A. says:

    This looks as if it would be an interesting book to read; I imagine that the person fortunate enough to receive it shall be pleased. Good luck to all!

  8. Donna R. says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this book. It looks like one I would enjoy reading.

  9. Mara Winn says:

    Set during the Civil War….so interesting a concept. Historical sagas are a favorite of mine, with an appreciation of what our ancestors went through…such a hard life. Thank you for the chance.

  10. Patty Jester says:

    I would love to read this book.

  11. Jeanine Leary says:

    This looks like a fun read.

  12. Wendy Pitts says:

    Historical fiction with a mystery? Count me in!

  13. B Long says:

    I love historical mysteries. Thanks for the opportunity. This looks great!

  14. Tabitha says:

    Looks like a great book!

  15. Sandra says:

    I would like to have this book!

  16. Joseph says:

    Sounds interesting!

  17. Mary Scott says:

    This looks like a book I’d read-I’m fascinated by mortuaries and historical fiction

  18. This would be a good one to read as I just finished Mandy by Shani Struthers.

  19. Terry says:

    Sounds like I would enjoy this book.

  20. Ellie says:

    Sounds like a good read.

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