Bury Me in Satin - Seanan McGuire
""Honestly, I'm still a little shocked that you weren't more upset," said Mary.
"Oh, I was. Still am, really," said Fran. "But Alice has always adored you, and she's a pretty good judge of character. It'd just upset her if I went and tried to lay you to rest, and you're a nice girl. A little deader than I might like, but that's not your fault.""