By Ellis Peters
In 1137, the Abbot of Shrewsbury makes a decision to obtain the is still of St Winifred. Brother Cadfael is a part of the excursion despatched to her ultimate resting position in Wales and so they locate the villagers passionately divided by means of the Benedictines' provide for the saint's relics.
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Trying to make a joke or something. . ” She stopped, shaking her head at the indignity of the memory. ” It wasn’t so much having accidentally been seen in a too-thin top; it was being seen that way by someone she’d have to face over and over again. After they’d placed their lunch orders, Rachel still looked glum. “I don’t know how Mike’s gonna take this. ” Tessa nodded. ” “You have to be really careful, Tessa,” Amy said, her expression fearful. Tessa turned the warning over in her head. Despite her own unease about the situation, she’d figured the shocking fact that Lucky Romo was home would be what her friends focused on.
So he looks kind of scary. And I felt pretty mousy when I was trying to talk to him. . he was also sort of nice. ” Then she bit her lip, remembering the worst part. ” As Amy cringed in revulsion, Rachel made a bewildered face. ” “Well, he didn’t see them completely. Just through the ‘Hot Stuff’ pajama top you gave me. But that’s practically as bad. Very thin cotton. And white. ” “Nice gift, Rach,” Amy scolded. But Rachel just rolled her eyes. ” In fact, Tessa remembered, it had actually been meant as amusing encouragement.
Her neighbor had moved in a couple of weeks ago, after all. And the Whisper Falls area was pretty isolated, a good place to keep to oneself—which was exactly why she’d chosen it. Still, it made no sense. If Lucky had come home to Destiny, why wouldn’t he contact his family? And she certainly saw Rachel and Mike often enough to know nothing monumental like that had occurred. ” he asked, eyes narrowed slightly. Oh crap. Not really. I’ve lost Amy’s cat. I’m still a little woozy. I’ve got a big, burly biker neighbor who may or may not be the long-lost Lucky Romo.
A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, Book 1) (UK Edition) by Ellis Peters