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By Christine Trent

Undertaker Violet Harper and her husband are attending the long-anticipated commencing of Egypt’s new Suez Canal, which has been masterminded via 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 variety of ecu 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 inside of Egypt itself.

All of this animosity is forgotten, even though, in the middle of clinking glasses and deafening cheers. that's, till anyone dies in an unintended hearth in the course of a fireworks demonstration…or used to be the blaze set to hide the loss of life of a possible blameless spectator? whilst she isn’t approved to work out to the dressing of the corpse, Violet turns into suspicious.

As decided to get to the evil root of the grisly affair as de Lesseps is to maintain it out of overseas newspapers, Violet starts off her personal sophisticated research and quick realizes that there are extra suspects than there are sails on a royal yacht. was once the homicide end result of the political jealousies? Or is a person undertaking a vendetta opposed to the nice guy de Lesseps himself? in the end, who didn’t have hatred for the French, whose overall mastery of the Suez Canal intended they might be controlling canal delivery for the foreseeable destiny?

When one other guy can also be discovered murdered, it turns into noticeable that there are malevolent forces one of the revelers…who will cease at not anything to maintain Violet from getting to know the truth.

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