A Burnable Book (John Gower, Book 1) by Bruce Holsinger

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By Bruce Holsinger

London, 1385. Surrounded through ruthless courtiers—including his strong uncle, John of Gaunt, and Gaunt's crafty mistress, Katherine Swynford—England's younger king, Richard II, is in mortal peril. Songs are heard throughout London, stated to originate from an old publication that prophesies the ends of England's kings—including Richard's assassination. just a couple of robust males recognize that the cryptic traces derive from a "burnable book," a seditious paintings that threatens the soundness of the area. to discover the manuscript, wily bureaucrat Geoffrey Chaucer turns to fellow poet John Gower, a qualified dealer in details with connections excessive and low.

Gower discovers a conspiracy that reaches from the king's court docket to London's slums—and almost certainly implicates Gower's personal son. because the intrigue deepens, it turns into transparent that John Gower, a guy with secrets and techniques of his personal, may well carry the main to saving the king, and England itself.

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Ignoring the screams coming from the phone, Brock dropped the 30 Wolf Bitten by Ella Drake device, grabbed Allie, and threw her over his shoulder.  Her body grew hot and wet in a millisecond. ” He carried her from the room. 31 Wolf Bitten by Ella Drake Chapter Four Brock fondled the delectable ass in his hands and carried Allie into the back room. He refused to think of the man she’d called and did not acknowledge the completely foreign concept of jealousy as it threaded through his guts. “Mine.

You’ll never guess.  Allie flinched. Violently shaking, she put her hands out toward Fonso. The movement pulled the direction of his gaze to her and away from the wolf snarling in the doorway behind her. Scowling, Fonso motioned her toward the front entrance. “Nice and slow, girl. Get out of here. ” He turned the barrel toward Brock. The grumbling grew louder and closer. ” Fonso looked sharply at her. “I guess we both know what he is, girly. I’m disappointed in you. Did he promise to change you?

The bottom dropped out of her stomach when she heard two things. First, the bolt action of the rifle kept under the register. Second, the malicious call of the man she thought she knew. “Here puppy, puppy. ” Allie reached for the door. ” Before Brock could respond, she slipped through the door and clicked it shut behind her. He forced himself to stay put. Though he fought the need to tear and rend, he trusted her. He’d stay put for a minute.  Then he was going in. * * * * * Allie shut the door behind her and cut off the beginnings of a low growl from Brock.

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