By Maureen Ash

ISBN-10: 0425243362

ISBN-13: 9780425243367

A brand new Templar Knight secret from the writer who "masterfully creates a medieval global jam-packed with wealthy old detail." (National bestselling writer Victoria Thompson)

Templar Bascot de Marins is summoned to Lincoln citadel to benefit who murdered a servant engaged in a bootleg affair with a married girl. even if the jealous husband had a reason, Bascot's research uncovers a extra stunning revelation concerning the sufferer that might provide him any variety of strength enemies...

About the Author
Maureen Ash has had a lifelong curiosity in British medieval heritage. Visits to fort ruins and outdated church buildings have supplied the foundation for her novels. She lives in England.

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The whip master was a Goliath whose physique would daunt any frontier prizefighter. Lizards mighty & small were tattooed over every inch of the savage’s musculature:—his pelt would fetch a fine price, though I should not be the man assigned to relieve him of it for all the pearls of O-hawaii! The piteous prisoner, hoarfrosted with many harsh years, was bound naked to an A-frame. His body shuddered with each excoriating lash, his back was a vellum of bloody runes, but his insensible face bespoke the serenity of a martyr already in the care of the Lord.

If there be any eyrie so desolate, or isle so remote, that one may there resort unchallenged by an Englishman, ’tis not down on any map I ever saw. Had the doctor misplaced anything on that dismal shore? Could I render assistance? Dr. Goose shook his head, knotted loose his ‘kerchief & displayed its contents with clear pride. “Teeth, sir, are the enameled grails of the quest in hand. In days gone by this Arcadian strand was a cannibals’ banqueting hall, yes, where the strong engorged themselves on the weak.

D’Arnoq told us tales of ships he has supplied during his ten-year on Chatham Isle, while Henry amused us with stories of patients, both illustrious & humble, he has benefacted in London & Polynesia. For my part I described the many hardships overcome by this American notary in order to locate the Australian beneficiary of a will executed in California. We washed down our mutton stew & apple dumpling with small ale brewed by Mr. Evans for trading with whalers. Keegan & Dyfedd left to attend to their livestock & Mrs.

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