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By Christine Trent

Undertaker Violet Harper and her husband are attending the long-anticipated establishing of Egypt’s new Suez Canal, which has been masterminded by way of the bright 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 eu delegations in attendance. The Prussians, Dutch, French, British, Austrians, and Russians all have political grievances opposed to one another, made worse by way of inner struggles within Egypt itself.

All of this animosity is forgotten, notwithstanding, in the course of clinking glasses and deafening cheers. that's, until eventually a person dies in an unintentional hearth in the course of a fireworks demonstration…or used to be the blaze set to hide the demise of a doubtless blameless spectator? while 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 quick realizes that there are extra suspects than there are sails on a royal yacht. used to be the homicide because 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 be came across murdered, it turns into visible that there are malevolent forces one of the revelers…who will cease at not anything to maintain Violet from researching the truth.

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