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By Christine Trent

Undertaker Violet Harper and her husband are attending the long-anticipated starting of Egypt’s new Suez Canal, which has been masterminded by way of the intense French engineer, Ferdinand de Lesseps. Fireworks, galas, and canal cruises are all a part of the deliberate festivities at stops alongside the way.

Tensions abound around the a number of eu delegations in attendance. The Prussians, Dutch, French, British, Austrians, and Russians all have political grievances opposed to one another, made worse by means of inner struggles within Egypt itself.

All of this animosity is forgotten, notwithstanding, in the middle of clinking glasses and deafening cheers. that's, until eventually a person dies in an unintentional fireplace in the course of a fireworks demonstration…or used to be the blaze set to hide the dying of a probably blameless spectator? whilst she isn’t authorized to determine to the dressing of the corpse, Violet turns into suspicious.

As made up our minds to get to the evil root of the grisly affair as de Lesseps is to maintain it out of foreign newspapers, Violet begins her personal sophisticated research and fast realizes that there are extra suspects than there are sails on a royal yacht. was once the homicide due to the political jealousies? Or is somebody undertaking a vendetta opposed to the good guy de Lesseps himself? finally, who didn’t have hatred for the French, whose overall mastery of the Suez Canal intended they might be controlling canal transport for the foreseeable destiny?

When one other guy is additionally stumbled on murdered, it turns into seen that there are malevolent forces one of the revelers…who will cease at not anything to maintain Violet from gaining knowledge of the truth.

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