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The Rose Rent
by Ellis Peters | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by wingnalle42wing of Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden on Thursday, April 12, 2012
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status (set by 6of8): travelling


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2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by wingnalle42wing from Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden on Thursday, April 12, 2012

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A late spring in 1142 brings dismay to the Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, for there may be no roses by June the twenty-second. On that day the young widow Perle must receive one white rose as rent for the house she has given to benefit the abbey or the contract is void. When nature finally complies, a pious monk is sent to pay the rent, but discovers that the rose bush has been destroyed and he is then found murdered inside it. The abbey's wise herbalist, Brother Cadfael, follows the trail of bloodied petals. He knows the lovely widow's dowry is far greater with her house included, and she will likely wed again. But before Cadfael can ponder if a greedy suitor has done this dreadful deed, another crime is committed. Now the good monk must thread his way through a tangle more torturous than the widow's thorns. 


Journal Entry 2 by wingnalle42wing at Camden Court Hotel in Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland on Friday, April 13, 2012

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Released 2 yrs ago (4/13/2012 UTC) at Camden Court Hotel in Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

At the convention 


Journal Entry 3 by wing6of8wing at Silver Spring, Maryland USA on Saturday, April 14, 2012

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I picked this up from the book buffet for wild releasing at some point during my week in Ireland. 


Journal Entry 4 by wing6of8wing at Kilkenny Castle Park in Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny Ireland on Sunday, April 15, 2012

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Released 2 yrs ago (4/15/2012 UTC) at Kilkenny Castle Park in Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny Ireland

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Left this book, appropriately enough, in the Rose Garden. Enjoy!

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