The Alehouse Murders (Templar Knight Mystery, Book 1) - download pdf or read online

By Maureen Ash

ISBN-10: 1440679436

ISBN-13: 9781440679438

A Templar treasure for secret readers!

An honorable-yet world-weary-Knight Templar solves the mysteries of Medieval England.

After 8 years of captivity within the Holy Land, Templar Bascot de Marins escapes with accidents to his physique and soul. Now on a sojourn at Lincoln fort, he hopes to regain his power, and mend his waning faith-but no longer even the peace of God's geographical region is secure from the mortal crimes of guy. For what seems to be the grisly finish to a drunken row is in reality a crafty and baffling crime.

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Bascot shook his head. “She has the strength, I think, but not the wits or the boldness. ” Lady Nicolaa gave his words some thought. “Still, it is worth investigating,” she said. “See her again. Be discreet, but thorough. ” With that, he and the serjeant had been dismissed and Bascot had left the chamber, feeling a tinge of admiration for the economy of Lady Nicolaa’s direction and the ease with which she had quelled the uncertain temper of her husband. Such diplomacy was a rare gift. Bascot ruminated on the task he had been given as he sipped his ale and enjoyed the delicious sweetness of the brew.

He had met the Templar once before, soon after Bascot had arrived in Lincoln, and he murmured a greeting before patting the distraught woman’s shoulder and saying, “Now, Agnes, you must compose yourself. Sir Bascot has come from the castle. ” The alewife gulped and, with an effort, managed to stem her tears. “I came down this morning, from my bed in our chamber above the taproom. I thought it strange that Wat—Walter—that’s my husband—wasn’t in bed beside me, but I thought as maybe he’d got up early like.

I thought you would have learned your lesson with that other wastrel our da wed you to when you was young. Even though he didn’t raise his hand to you, he was the laziest swine I’ve ever met in my life. And when he died, not beforetimes I might add, from drinking too much ale, you went and married another useless oaf, twice as worse. And he was your own free choice, too. God forgive me for saying so, but it’s maybe not a sad matter that none of your babbies survived to grow. ” “Oh, Jennet, don’t scold me,” Agnes sobbed.

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