By Clayton Lindemuth
On his final day in energy, with a snowfall threatening eighteen inches of snow, Sheriff Bittersmith is termed to the scene of a criminal offense. A farmer has been stabbed fresh in the course of the neck with a pitchfork. units of tracks lead from the barn, and the lifeless man's frantic spouse exclaims that her daughter is lacking. confident it used to be Gale G'Wain, the orphan who labored on the farm, Bittersmith follows the vanishing footprints into the typhoon. Miles away, holed up in an empty farmhouse, Gale is on my own and shut to lifeless after falling via lake ice. blameless yet not likely to ever stand trial during this corrupt city, he a lot his gun and prepares to safeguard himself opposed to the lifeless man's sons and the sheriff's division. Set in rural Wyoming within the Seventies and unfolding overnight, Clayton Lindemuth's debut novel, chilly Quiet nation, explores small-town corruption and the lengths a few humans will visit targeted revenge.
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28 32 Ki chi ne velt avoir vie anuieuse ppr Dieu morir liés et joieus, Car celé mors est douce et savereuse Si voist Dont on conquiert ja de mort n'en Ne le i resne presïeus, morra uns 36 sels, Ains naistront tôt en vie glorieuse; Et saiciés bien, ki ne fust amereus, Moût fust la voie et boine et deliteuse. VI. Dieus! tant avons esté preus par huiseuse, Or i parra ki a certes iert preus; S'irons vengier la honte dolereuse Dont chascuns doit estre iriés et honteus; Car a no tans est perdus li sains lieus Ou Dieus soffri por nos mort angoisseuse.
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12 i3 i5 17 Variantes et notes 19 Index des noms propres 34 Glossaire 35 Table des matières 39 NOGENT-LE-ROTROU, IMPR. DAUPELEY-GOUVERNEUR.