By Diana Gabaldon
Lord John gray, a lieutenant-colonel in His Majesty's military, arrives in Jamaica with orders to quash a slave uprising brewing within the mountains. yet a miles deadlier risk lies shut handy. The governor of the island is being menaced by means of zombies, based on a servant. Lord John has no notion what a zombie is, however it doesn't sound reliable. It sounds even worse whilst arms smelling of grave airborne dirt and dust pop out of the darkness to take him by means of the throat. among homicide within the governor's mansion and plantations burning within the mountains, Lord John will desire the knowledge of serpents and the good fortune of the satan to maintain the island from exploding.
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Holliday asked, surprised. Peggy was a self-described serial monogamist, a committed bachelorette, or spinster, or whatever the hell the politically correct term for it was these days. It seemed out of character. “We were getting there,” said Rafi bleakly. ” “She got a call. Smithsonian magazine. They had an assignment for her. ” Holliday asked. He dumped the coarse ground coffee into the Bodum French press on the counter and poured in boiling water from the kettle. The cowboy coffee on the stove was for himself; the Bodum was for guests.
Rafi asked. ” “They have to be connected. It would be too much of a coincidence otherwise. ” Holliday frowned. ” “Beads on a string,” said Holliday. “According to you, Peggy was part of an expedition based on Templar texts. ” He shook his head. “It doesn’t really matter. ” “I was wondering about that,” said Rafi. ” “Catching a ride to JFK,” said Holliday, standing up and putting their garbage on a tray. ” They returned to Holliday’s quarters, and Rafi waited while Holliday quickly packed a bag and retrieved the precious notebook the monk Rodrigues had given to him.
A sword once possessed by both Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler. Twin to the sword that Holliday had used to kill a man less than a year ago. The deadly weapon hanging above the fireplace was Hesperios, the Sword of the West. Before he and Peggy had embarked on their long journey of discovery almost a year ago, Holliday’s attitude toward history had been absolute. Facts and dates and the timelines of events were literally written in stone as well as textbooks. Words like “unqualified,” “unassailable,” “irrevocable” and “immutable” were all part of his historical vocabulary.
A Plague of Zombies (Lord John Grey, Book 3.5) by Diana Gabaldon