By Jean D'Aillon

Saint-Jean-d'Acre, 1203. Une nef génoise arrive à Marseille. Elle débarque un templier infidèle, une jeune veuve, un arbalétrier et un clerc en challenge pour Aliénor d'Aquitaine. Cette dernière, à los angeles veille de sa mort, a émis l'ultime désir de voir le saint linceul du Christ. Une lutte sourde s'engage autour de cette précieuse relique, qui échappe journey à journey à ceux qui l. a. pourchassent. Certains souhaitent l. a. posséder pour son caractère sacré, d'autres veulent s'en servir pour asseoir leur pouvoir perdu.

Guilhem d'Ussel se retrouve, malgré lui et pour venger les siens, emporté dans ce wrestle. Les destins se croisent à Rouen, où Arthur, le jeune duc de Bretagne, est tenu prisonnier par son oncle Jean sans Terre. l. a. ville devient le théâtre des intrigues, des meurtres, des complots qui se trament autour de l. a. sainte relique.

Qui finira par l. a. posséder ? Arthur sera-t-il délivré par ses fidèles ? Guilhem découvrira-t-il le félon qui le trahit ?

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Lord bless the viscount. He really was a god. "Oh, bad luck, Harold," Nicola said with a kind smile. " An expression grew across the Milksop's ferretlike face that Nicola didn't recognize. That was because it was the first time she'd ever seen that particular emotion on her cousin's face. It turned out to be determination. She ought to have known what his next question would be, but still, when it actually came, she was surprised. " Harold asked in a deceptively light tone. She couldn't believe it.

Nicola wanted to know, as she reached for the bonnet her maid held. " "Perfectly rich people, you mean," Phillip said. " Lady Sheridan looked to be at the end of her patience with her children. "It is uncouth to comment upon the financial status of others. " "And really, Phil," Eleanor said scornfully. "The idea of Nicky choosing to stay with the Bartholomews over us simply because they happen to have more money than we do is positively ridiculous. How could you think something so wicked, and of our Nicky?

Lady Farelly, who had come along for the ride most reluctantly, as she disliked missing luncheon, and besides, had a dressmaker's appointment later in the day, looked about without enthusiasm. To her, London began and ended with Mayfair, and anything outside of it was simply tiresome. "I hope, Jarvis," she said to her husband, "that wherever we're going, there aren't going to be monkeys. " Lord Farelly laughed heartily, and assured his wife she had nothing to fear. And then the carriage pulled to a halt beside a large crowd all clustered around something in the square that Nicola couldn't see.

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