By Elizabeth Hoyt
A MASKED guy . . . iciness Makepeace lives a double existence. through day he's the stoic headmaster of a house for foundling teenagers. however the evening brings out a darker aspect of iciness. because the moon rises, so does the Ghost of St. Giles-protector, pass judgement on, fugitive. whilst the Ghost, crushed and wounded, is rescued by means of a stunning aristocrat, iciness has no concept that his worlds are approximately to collide. a deadly lady . . . woman Isabel Beckinhall enjoys not anything greater than a problem. but while she's requested to show the Home's dour supervisor within the methods of society-flirtation, double-entendres, and scandalous liaisons-Isabel can't aid considering why his eyes appear so familiar-and his lips so tempting. a keenness NEITHER may DENY throughout the day Isabel and iciness have interaction in a conflict of wills. At evening their passions are published . . . but if little ladies begin disappearing from St. Giles, wintry weather needs to avenge them. For that he may have to sacrifice everything-the domestic, Isabel . . . and his life.
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It is sad that people cannot earn a living. It's so different from America. Of course, not everyone is rich. But it is easier to earn a living. " "Ja, our brother lives there," Carl explained confidently. "I owned many acres in Texas at one time. I had large cotton farms. My uncle and I were in business together. " Carl listened carefully to the man's words. He knew that this new land was full of opportunity. Page 31 They ate lunch later in the day in a large dining room. Carl stared at the table full of good food.
Christina exclaimed. " After eating the rich, cheesy custard, Carl and Christina Page 35 complemented Mrs. Fosberg's cooking. Pleased, she showed them the room they'd share that night. ''I'll drive you to the train in the morning," Pastor Fosberg said. "The train leaves early. " The next morning Carl and Christina told the Fosbergs goodbye. Carl was grateful for the pleasant visit. Mr. Anderson was right; the Swedish people help each other in the new land. He waved as the train left for Central Texas.
Summary: In 1880 fifteen-year-old Carl Olsson leaves Sweden to work on his brother's farm in Texas. Title. M9275Go 1994 [Fic]-dc20 93-38928 CIP AC Page iii For these Swedish Americans dear to my heart: Leslie, David, Mark, Paul, Christopher, and Matthew Page iv This book is fiction but was inspired by the life of Claus Munson, who came to Texas as a fifteen-year-old in 1880 and might have had the same experiences as Carl. Page v Contents 1. Southern Sweden, 1880 1 2. Walpurgis Night, a Swedish Celebration 9 3.
Thief of Shadows (Maiden Lane, Book 4) by Elizabeth Hoyt