By Caro Peacock
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Author Name: Caro Peacock (Born: 1944/01/01)
Author Description: Aka [url=http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/383913.Gillian_Linscott" title="Gillian Linscott]Gillian Linscott
Caro Peacock grew up in a farmhouse that, for many of her youth, contained part a dozen brothers, sisters and cousins, two times as many cats and canine, no principal heating and one rest room that stopped operating at any time when the spring that provided it water silted up. This attainable bred the behavior of curling up in a quiet position with a booklet, and later, a fondness for commute that resulted in a slightly disrupted schooling. someplace alongside the road, she received an outstanding curiosity in Victorian history––which she considers a far misunderstood period––and rather the half performed in it via independently minded girls. Caro rides horses, climbs, trampolines and spends your time each year learning wild plants within the Alps.
Caro Peacock is a pseudonym for [url=http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/383913.Gillian_Linscott" title="Gillian Linscott]Gillian Linscott
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Extra info for Death at Dawn (Liberty Lane, Book 1)
For more than a year after he believed that all long hair was like that--detachable. One night he couldn't sleep: he followed that clandestine track of his childhood the opposite way in search of water. The servants' stairs creaked under his tread, but unlike his footsteps on the way to Brinac they meant nothing: they were new hieroglyphics nobody had learned to read. On the floor below was his own old room: nobody slept in it now, perhaps because it bore too clearly the marks of his occupancy.
The Mangeots," she said, "don't run to servants. Anyway I want to walk about a bit. " She went away and came back holding the glass. As she stood there in the rough dressing-gown holding the glass out to him he instinctively recognized the meaning of her action. She had told him all about her hate and now she wanted to indicate by a small gesture of service that she had other capacities. She could be a friend, she seemed to indicate, and she could be gentle. That night, lying in bed, he felt a different quality in his despair.
I'm of the Resistance," Roche replied. " "The war's over for us, isn't it? " "Don't you believe it. It's just beginning down here. You'd better show me your papers," he said to Charlot. " "Show them to him," Therese Mangeot said. Roche had to drop the reins to take them and the pony, released, moved a little way down the road. Suddenly he looked odd and powerless like a boy who has been left in charge of a horse he can't control. "Here," he said, "take them back," and snatched the reins. "I'll hold the pony for you if you like," Charlot offered with studied insulting kindness.
Death at Dawn (Liberty Lane, Book 1) by Caro Peacock