By Maureen Ash
A brand new Templar Knight secret from the writer who "masterfully creates a medieval global filled with wealthy ancient detail." (National bestselling writer Victoria Thompson)
Templar Bascot de Marins is summoned to Lincoln fort 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 will supply him any variety of power enemies...
About the Author
Maureen Ash has had a lifelong curiosity in British medieval background. Visits to fortress ruins and outdated church buildings have supplied the muse for her novels. She lives in England.
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I am going to talk to you for a few moments as if I were your father, Maurice! ” Then, very simply and kindly, he approached the mystery of sex. He spoke of male and female, created by God in the beginning in order that the earth might be peopled, and of the period when the male and female receive their powers. “You are just becoming a man now, Maurice; this is why I am telling you about this. It is not a thing that your mother can tell you, and you should not mention it to her nor to any lady, and if at your next school boys mention it to you, just shut them up; tell them you know.
I’m sick with her. ” “Exactly, my dear chap, but shall I? I must have been pretending to like her. This row has shattered my lie. I did think I had stopped building lies. I despise her character, I am disgusted with her. ” Maurice clenched his fist and hit Durham lightly on the head with it “Hard luck,” he breathed. ” “There’s nothing to tell. ” “Oh, I don’t know. ” Maurice’s fist unclenched to reform with a handful of hair in its grasp. ” cried the other joyously. ” “Hall, I never knew you were a fool—” he possessed himself of Maurice’s hand — “and the other’s engaged to Archibald London, Esquire, of the — Waou!
In the end he would dash out the candle and leap into bed. Total darkness he could bear, but this room had the further defect of being opposite a street lamp. On good nights the light would penetrate the curtains unalarmingly, but sometimes blots like skulls fell over the furniture. His heart beat violently, and he lay in terror, with all his household close at hand. As he opened his eyes to look whether the blots had grown smaller, he remembered George. Something stirred in the unfathomable depths of his heart.
A Deadly Penance (Templar Knight Mystery, Book 6) by Maureen Ash