By Betty Hechtman
Molly and her Tarzana Hookers needs to untangle a twisted yarn...
Molly's been passed the reins for this year's artistic retreat-an exhilarating weekend out at the Monterey Peninsula, entire with crochet sessions. regrettably for one instructor, although, the breathtaking surroundings is the place she'll take her final breath. Now Molly must discover a new teacher, and, if she will be able to squeeze it in, remedy this murder-with the aid of her acquaintances from the Tarzana Hookers.
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Not, however, if Radulfus could rein it in. “His own priest does not seem to have regarded William as an enemy, either within or without,” said the abbot mildly. ” said Gerbert as Serlo hesitated, dismayed and unhappy at what he had set in motion. “And be precise! ” “There were certain small points at issue,” Serlo said submissively, “as I remember it. Two in particular, besides his doubts concerning the baptism of infants. He had difficulty in comprehending the Trinity…” Who does not! thought Cadfael if it were comprehensible, all these interpreters of the good God would be out of an occupation.
We are concerned, not with what he speculated upon seven years and more ago, but with his spiritual well-being at his death. There is but one witness here who can testify as to that. ” He turned to look closely at Elave, whose face had set into controlled and conscious awareness, not of danger, but of deep offense. “Speak for your master,” said Radulfus quietly, “for you knew him to the end. ” “He was regular in observance everywhere,” said Elave, “and made his confession where he could. There was no fault found with him in any land.
Cadfael rubbed dubiously at his blunt brown nose, and thought that over for a moment in silence. “That seems to me more like the bishop of Winchester’s way of thinking than King Stephen’s,” he said warily. “So it may be. And perhaps that’s why the king is using one of Canterbury’s household for this errand, and not Winchester’s. Who’s to suspect that any motion of Henry’s mind could be lurking behind Archbishop Theobald’s hand? ” Cadfael could not well deny the truth of that. The enmity dated back five years, to the time when the archbishopric of Canterbury had been vacant, after William of Corbeil’s death, and King Stephen’s younger brother, Henry, had cherished confident pretensions to the office, which he certainly regarded as no more than his due.