By Maureen Ash
A brand new Templar Knight secret from the writer who "masterfully creates a medieval global choked with wealthy historical 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 lady. even supposing the jealous husband had a purpose, Bascot's research uncovers a extra stunning revelation concerning the sufferer that may provide him any variety of strength enemies...
About the Author
Maureen Ash has had a lifelong curiosity in British medieval historical past. Visits to fort ruins and previous church buildings have supplied the foundation for her novels. She lives in England.
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A sword once possessed by both Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler. Twin to the sword that Holliday had used to kill a man less than a year ago. The deadly weapon hanging above the fireplace was Hesperios, the Sword of the West. Before he and Peggy had embarked on their long journey of discovery almost a year ago, Holliday’s attitude toward history had been absolute. Facts and dates and the timelines of events were literally written in stone as well as textbooks. Words like “unqualified,” “unassailable,” “irrevocable” and “immutable” were all part of his historical vocabulary.
Al-Barouni looked much older than his companion. His face was drawn and deeply lined, skin drawn tightly over his bladelike cheekbones. Tekbali was younger, his face darker, his eyes covered by expensive Serengeti Driver sunglasses. ” Rafi asked, looking over Holliday’s shoulder. ” Holliday asked. “It is significant because Sulaiman al-Barouni is the chief go-between for a man named Antonio Neri. Neri is the boss of an Italian criminal organization known as La Santa. Neri’s specialty is smuggling women, drugs and valuable artifacts.
Cigarettes. A great many cigarettes. Le Milieu smuggles anything to make a profit. ” Holliday asked. “Marseille’s version of the Mafia, the underworld,” explained Japrisot. “They started off mostly as stevedores, controlling the waterfront in the late forties and early fifties, then moved from there. ” Rafi asked. Japrisot let out a snorting laugh, smoke rushing out of his nostrils like an animated bull in a cartoon. ” Japrisot said. “Felix Valador barely knows his mother’s name, let alone anyone in Le Milieu.
A Deadly Penance (Templar Knight Mystery, Book 6) by Maureen Ash