By Charles Todd
Global warfare I nurse Bess Crawford, brought in an obligation to the useless, returns in an exhilarating new secret within which a homicide attracts her inexorably into the attractions of a crafty killer
It is the early summer time of 1917. Bess Crawford has again to England from the trenches of France with a convoy of significantly wounded males. certainly one of her sufferers is a tender pilot who has been burned past popularity, and who clings to existence and the picture of his spouse that's pinned to his tunic.
While passing via a London teach station, Bess notices a girl bidding an emotional farewell to an officer, her grief heart-wrenching. after which Bess realizes that she turns out standard. in reality, she's the girl within the pilot's picture, however the guy she is seeing off isn't her husband.
Back on responsibility in France, Bess discovers a newspaper with a drawing of the woman's face at the entrance web page. Accompanying the drawing is a plea from Scotland backyard looking details from a person who has obvious her. For it seems that the lady was once murdered at the very day Bess encountered her on the station.
Granted depart to talk with Scotland backyard, Bess turns into entangled within the case. notwithstanding an arrest is made, she needs to delve into the depths of her very soul to determine if the police will grasp an blameless guy or a vicious killer. Exposing in point of fact dangerous—and will positioned her personal lifestyles at the line.
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Additional resources for An Impartial Witness (Bess Crawford Mystery, Book 2)
If the President of the United States were to call and inform you that he had cleared his calendar on a particular day to meet especially with you, there is almost nothing that an average person wouldn't do in order to make the date. These special seasons, these moedim, are God's way of saying, "I have cleared my calendar to meet with you. " If we would move heaven and earth to meet with the President, why should we be hesitant to meet with the Sovereign of the Universe during these special times?
Thus, the prophet Hosea wrote that: "Come, and let us return to the LORD; for He has torn, but He will heal us; He has stricken, but He will bind us up. " (Hosea 6:1-2) Keeping in mind that the new moon typically occurs on the third day after being hidden for the previous two days, we see that Hosea's prophecy speaks in concert with the lunar cycle. After two days, Israel (which includes those of us who are followers of Jesus the Messiah) will return to the Lord after being in darkness. On the third day they will be "raised up"— revived, renewed—so that they may live in His sight.
Other Important Seasons Perhaps you noticed earlier that when Ezekiel described the worship in the Millennial Temple, he mentioned other special days that God has designated as appointed times. These other holy days have been observed by Jews just as faithfully as the seven moedim. The most prominent of these other holy days is the weekly Sabbath. Every seventh day is considered to be a Yom Tov (literally, "good day" or holy day). " Other holy days include Rosh Chodesh ("head of the month"), or the New Moon.
An Impartial Witness (Bess Crawford Mystery, Book 2) by Charles Todd