Download e-book for iPad: A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters

By Ellis Peters

ISBN-10: 1784080500

ISBN-13: 9781784080501

Set within the 12 months of Our Lord 1120, 3 stories of intrigue and treachery, that includes the chain of occasions that led one-time crusader Cadfael into the Benedictine Order.

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As we step into the kitchen, carrying our bags, my mother, who is standing at the counter, looks up with a startled expression. "Tamsin," she says, her voice vibrating with relief. "And Gabriel," she adds, and offers us both a smile before turning back to the heap of glittering silverware that's piled on the counter. " She examines two butter knives, and then suddenly raises her head again like a hunted animal to glance behind us. " she whispers. "I froze her," I say, setting down my backpack and stretching my arms to the ceiling.

That last part's new, I conclude after a second. Usually the dream stops with Rowena stepping through the doorway. But this time Alistair's words have taken on a deeper twist. None of you will ever be free. I grind my knuckles into my eyes, trying to rub away the last image of Rowena burning into a skeleton. This makes the third dream in a month. If this keeps up I'm considering asking my mother for one of those sleeping potions that she regularly doles out to Hedgerow's needy residents. I pull the sheet up to my chin and flip my pillow.

Come on, Mom. " Then I pause. " "No. Of course not. It's just that I thought you would want to—" She blinks rapidly and presses the back of one hand to her eyes. Wow. Planning this wedding must really be getting to her. I jerk open the refrigerator again and stare at the rows of cakes. "I don't know what I want, Mom. Half the time I forget that I even have a Talent and I think I'm just ... ordinary, and then the rest of the time I walk around school remembering I have this big secret. I just ...

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