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By Charles Willeford

From the grasp of Miami noir comes this story of 4 usual men dwelling in a singles residence construction who adventure firsthand that there's multiple kind of warmth in Miami.

Larry Dolman is a slightly literal minded ex-cop who now works deepest protection. Eddie Miller is an airline pilot who's learning to get his actual property license. Don Luchessi is a silver salesman who's separated from his spouse yet too Catholic to break up. Hank Norton is a drug corporation rep who will get 4 occasions as many dames as any of the opposite men. they're all usual men who prefer to drink, play playing cards, meet broads, and shoot a bit pool. but if a pleasant guess is going horribly awry, they locate themselves with lifeless our bodies on their palms and a homicidal husband within the wings--and appearing extra LIKE hardened criminals than upstanding voters.

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I understand you went with him on pilgrimage. You have done well by your master, I commend your loyalty, and I trust the journey has done great good to you, living, as to your master, who died still a pilgrim. There could be no more blessed death. Leave us now. ” Elave made him a deep reverence, and went out from the chapter house with a buoyant step, like a man going to a festival. Canon Gerbert had refrained from comment while the petitioner was present, but he cleared his throat vociferously as soon as Elave had vanished, and said with weighty gravity: “My lord abbot, it is a great privilege to be buried within the walls.

The length of Robert’s stride and the shortness of Jerome’s legs turned what should have been a busy, self-important bustle into a hasty shamble, but it would always get Jerome in time to any spot where there was something happening that might provide him with occasion for curiosity, censure, or sanctimony. “Your strange visitors are acceptable,” observed Hugh, seeing how the conference was proceeding, “if only on probation. ” “The fellow with the cart I do know,” said Cadfael. “He comes from close under the Wrekin.

And though Bernard might put in a word for popular criticism of the worldliness of many high churchmen, and yearn for a return to the poverty and simplicity of the Apostles, by all accounts he would have small mercy on anyone who diverged from the strictly orthodox where dogma was concerned. Radulfus might sidestep one citation of Bernard by countering with another, but he was quick to change the subject before he risked losing the exchange. “Here is Serlo,” he said simply, “who remembers whatever contention the archbishop’s missioner had with William.

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