Shadow Music: A Novel by Julie Garwood PDF
By Julie Garwood
Prized for her beautiful good looks, Princess Gabrielle of St. Biel, the daughter of 1 of England's so much influential barons, is an ideal bargaining chip for a king who wishes peace within the Highlands: King John has prepared Gabrielle's marriage to an exceptional and mild laird. yet this marriage won't ever take place.
Upon her arrival in Scotland, Gabrielle is straight away entangled in Highland intrigue, as a conflict royal flares among enemies outdated and new. for 2 sadistic noblemen, underestimating Gabrielle's bravery and prowess could turn out deadly. Colm MacHugh, the main feared guy in Scotland, makes no such blunders concerning the eye-catching princess. less than his penetrating gaze, neither Gabrielle's physique nor her center is secure.
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Maybe the Lost—or at least their servants—are working to build the world, to build life. " "Because it doesn't know what else to do," the Ragged One said. "Because nobody told it to stop. " "Everything about the Lost is a mystery to us," said Autumn grimly. Spiral made to protest, but Autumn insisted. "We lived with them, and accepted their gifts of food and water. But we never understood them. " As the beetle passed, Shoot reached out tentatively with her trunk tip and brushed the sharp edge of its carapace.
Here and there traces of fog and even windblown snow curled tiredly. Birds wheeled exuberantly. She spied huge-winged kittiwakes, fulmars and jet-black guillemots. Every so often one of them would plunge into the dark water, seeking plankton or cod. There was more life here, crowded close to this shore, than anywhere else Icebones had seen on this small world. She heard an angry screeching. There was a bloody carcass on the ice—perhaps it was a seal, or even a bear cub. Petrels soared over it trailing arched wings, their tails fanned out to ward off rivals.
Breeze, panting hard, leaned forward so her back legs were stretched out behind her. Icebones thought she could see the calf moving within its cave of flesh. Breeze raised her trunk and trumpeted, straining. There was a sudden eruption of blood and water, a stink of urine and milk. " Shoot called suddenly. "Look! " And Icebones saw it too: in a gush of water and blood, two legs had pushed from Breeze's vagina. Now a small head and the bulk of a little body was squeezed out, wrapped in a clear, shimmering sheet.
Shadow Music: A Novel by Julie Garwood