By Ruth Downie
The 3rd novel within the acclaimed Gaius Petreius Ruso sequence by way of the New York occasions bestselling Ruth Downie—this time set in historic Gaul.
Ruth Downie is released as R.S. Downie within the united kingdom, and this publication is out there there less than the identify Ruso and the foundation of All Evils.
At lengthy final, Gaius Petreius Ruso and his better half, Tilla, are headed home—to Gaul. Having obtained a notice consisting in basic terms of the phrases "COME HO ME!" Ruso has (reluctantly, after all) pulled up stakes and taken T illa to fulfill his family.
But the reception there isn't what Ruso has was hoping for: not anyone will admit to sending for him, and his brother Lucius is hoping he'll go away. With Tilla getting icy greetings from his family members, Lucius's brother-inlaw mysteriously drowned at sea, and the entire Ruso relatives teetering at the fringe of financial disaster, it's not easy to visualize an unhappier reunion. that's, until eventually Severus, the family's leader creditor, lands up useless, and the genuine difficulty begins…
Engrossing, complex, and—as always—wonderfully comedian, Ruth Downie's most up-to-date is an excellent new installment during this impossible to resist sequence. this is often every little thing we've come to anticipate from our fascinating, luckless hero.
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She wondered. And why would he be willing to work at Captain's Cove if he did believe in the old curse? Thinking of David, she glanced curiously in the direction of the garage as they came out of the pandanus grove, but no one was there now. A moment later they heard the hum of hedge trimmers and spied David trimming the hibiscus hedge. Page 40 A middle-aged man in gray work clothes was with him. When the man looked up and saw them, he paused in his work and smiled pleasantly. Malia introduced Henry Hohu to Sara and Sam, and the yardman, still smiling, touched the beak of his work cap in a gentlemanly manner.
Page 43 Auntie Tura had said the idol wasn't gonethat it came back to curse Captain's Cove. Did those warning letters mean that it would appear again as it had when Alex Jensen owned the guesthouse? Were they warning Aunt Kay that harm would come to her, too, if she stayed here? Sara shook herself crossly. Like Auntie Tura and David, she was letting her imagination run away with her. There were no such things as evil curses put on people by the old gods and their idols. The ancient Hawaiian gods were long dead.
Aloha," he said, giving them the usual island greeting. While Malia went to her cottage to change her clothes, Kale Paule led them to a large central work table and offered them fluffy little cakes which he called taro cakes. Sara bit into the pastry and rolled her eyes upward in ecstasy. Kale said laughingly, "He'ono a he'ono. " Sara nodded. " The pleasant chef beamed at her compliment and went on about his work Soon Malia appeared outside the door in jean shorts and a blouse. The twins thanked Kale for the delicious taro cakes and stepped out of the kitchen and into the bright sunlight.