Death At The Abbey by Christine TrentDeath At The Abbey by Christine Trent

Death At The Abbey

byChristine Trent

Paperback | October 27, 2015

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While on a much-needed respite with her husband Sam in Nottinghamshire, undertaker Violet Harper is summoned to Welbeck Abbey by the Fifth Duke of Portland to prepare a body. His Grace is known as the "mad duke," and Violet has more than an inkling of why when she arrives at the grand estate and discovers that the corpse in question is that of the duke's favorite raven, Aristotle. Many of the duke's servants believe a dead raven is a harbinger of doom, and the peculiar peer hopes to allay their superstitious fears with an elaborate funeral for his feathered friend.

But Aristotle's demise is soon followed by the violent murder of one of the young workers on the estate. Wishing to avoid any whisper of scandal, the reclusive duke implores Violet to conduct her own discreet investigation. In her hunt for evidence, Violet wonders if the manner of the raven's death might provide a crucial clue in solving the crime. . .before someone else--including herself--risks an untimely fate.
Christine Trent lives in the Mid-Atlantic region with her husband, Jon, and five cats: Caesar, Claudia, Livia, Marcus, and Octavian. When she isn't writing, you can usually find her scrapbooking, planning a trip to England, or haunting bookstores. She is currently working on the next book in the Lady of Ashes historical mystery series...
Title:Death At The AbbeyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:432 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.8 inShipping dimensions:8.3 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:KensingtonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617736457

ISBN - 13:9781617736452


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