By Simon Beaufort
Die Kreuzzüge sind für Sir Geoffrey und seinen treuen Freund Roger die Bestimmung ihres Lebens. Als sie an den Hof gerufen werden, rückt der Plan der Abreise in unerreichbare Ferne. Der König will, dass Geoffrey einen Streit zwischen Münzprägern schlichtet, denn eine Verschwörung der Münzer kann die Sicherheit im gesamten Reich bedrohen. Sir Geoffrey beginnt in einem Fall zu ermitteln, der sich bald als schwerster seines Lebens erweist. Es scheint so, als sei seine Schwester mit den Verschwörern im Bunde ...
Ein kniffliger Fall für Sir Geoffrey und ein historisches Meistervergnügen im Zeitalter der Kreuzzüge!
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44 The cold wind stung his face. Over and over Louis had to break the ice with his paddle. His hands were so cold he could hardly hold the oars. The boat was lighter now and easier to row. It was also a lot easier to be afraid when you were alone. He wished Tyler were there. To keep himself company he began to sing, Keep me from sinkin’ down. He could almost hear Sarah and her children joining in. On the distant shore a light broke into the darkness. This time it was his name that came to him on the wind.
Supper is nearly ready, Louis,” his mother said. “I’ll be done with the boat in a minute, Mama. ” In the cubbyhole that was his bedroom Louis opened the window and threw out 32 the quilt from his bed, along with a sweater and a jacket. Then he returned to the kitchen. Singing at the top of his voice, Louis danced his mother around the table. Alouette, gentille alouette, Alouette, je te plumerai je te plumerai la tête, et la tête Alouette 33 While she was laughing and dizzy from the dance, he sneaked some pain au chocolat she had set out to cool.
His mother was waiting on the shore. Her arms were around him. He told her about Sarah and Lucy and Tyler. ’ ” 47 From the Author, Gloria Whelan It is estimated that 40,000 slaves traveled Michigan’s Underground Railroad. For many of the slaves the road to freedom led through Detroit and across the Detroit River to Canada. To commemorate those perilous journeys a “Gateway to Freedom” monument stands on Detroit’s Hart Plaza Riverfront Promenade. The 12-foot bronze monument depicts eight figures looking across the Detroit River to Windsor, Ontario, in Canada.
Die Verschwörung der Münzer: Historischer Roman by Simon Beaufort