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Publisher's Summary

Velvet is a laundress in a Victorian steam laundry. With both her mother and father dead, she is an orphan and has to rely upon her own wits to make a living.
The laundry's work is back-breaking and Velvet is desperate to create a better life for herself.
Then Velvet is noticed by Madame Savoya, a famed medium, who asks Velvet to come to work for her. Velvet is dazzled at first by the young yet beautifully dressed and bejewelled Madame. But soon Velvet realises that Madame Savoya is not all that she says she is, and Velvet's very life is in danger...
A romantic and thrillingly exciting novel from bestselling author Mary Hooper.
©2011 Mary Hooper (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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2 out of 5 stars
By Linda on 03-24-13

Good idea, not well executed

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This was a great idea for a story and I found many aspects of the plot interesting. But the main character, Velvet, was just unbelievably naive and gullible and it took her FAR too long to learn what was obvious to me early on. The narrator was ok, but the production was not great. There was NO space between chapters at all, and twice during the book it did this odd skipping thing where, for a couple of seconds, I think there was a bit of a different book.

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