Download e-book for iPad: Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries) by Dorothy L. Sayers

By Dorothy L. Sayers

ISBN-10: 0450018008

ISBN-13: 9780450018008

They plan to have a quiet nation honeymoon. Then Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet Vane locate the former owner's physique within the cellar. Set in a rustic village seething with secrets and techniques and snobbery, this is often Dorothy L. Sayers' final full-length detective novel. Variously defined as a love tale with detective interruptions and a detective tale with romantic interruptions, it lives as much as either descriptions with type.

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Nothing,” agreed Hugh with a short bark of laughter, “and Ranulf will know that as well as we do. Nothing but his forbearance, but that will be worth welcoming, in the circumstances. Oh, they’ll understand each other well enough, and no trust on either side, but either one of them will see that the other will keep to his part for the present, out of self-interest. An agreement to put off contention to a more convenient time is better at this moment than no agreement at all, and the need to look over a shoulder everyhour or so.

There’s more than one unchancy ally getting too big for his boots,” said Hugh. “I fancy Stephen has it in mind to deal with one at a time, and there’s one at least is a bigger threat than Ranulf of Chester. ” “You sound certain of what’s in the king’s mind,” said Cadfael mildly. “As good as certain, yes. I saw how the man bore himself at court, last Christmas. A stranger might have doubted which among us was the king. Easygoing Stephen may be, meek he is not. And there were rumors that the earl of Essex was bargaining again with the empress while she was in Oxford, but changed his mind when the siege went against her.

There her relics had rested while proper preparation was made to receive them, and on the great day, Cadfael remembered, the threatened rain had fallen all around, yet never a drop had spattered her reliquary or its attendants, or doused the candles that accompanied her erect as lances, undisturbed by the wind. Small miracles followed wherever Winifred passed, as flowers sprang in the footsteps of Welsh Olwen in the legend. Great miracles came more rarely, but Winifred could manifest her power where it was deserved.

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