By Dana Chamblee Carpenter
Set opposed to the old reign of the Golden and Iron King, Bohemian Gospel is the notable story of a daring and strange lady on a quest to discover her earlier and outline her destiny.
Thirteenth-century Bohemia is a deadly position for a lady, specifically one as ordinary as Mouse, born with unnatural senses and an uncanny mind. a few name her a witch. Others name her an angel. Even Mouse doesn’t understand who—or what—she is. yet she capacity to determine. whilst younger King Ottakar exhibits up on the Abbey wounded through a traitor's arrow, Mouse breaks church legislation to avoid wasting him after which has the same opinion to accompany him again to Prague as his own healer. stuck within the undertow of courtroom politics on the fort, Ottakar and Mouse locate themselves attracted to one another as they paintings to discover the possibility opposed to him and to resolve the secret of her previous. but if Mouse's strange presents supply upward push to a violence and energy that shock everyone—especially herself—she is compelled to invite herself: Will she be ready for the longer term that awaits her?
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She had run out of time; the king would die because of her weakness. But as her eyes stung with frustration at her own helplessness, she realized what she needed to do; she’d seen children do it with their mothers. Of course, this was no mother who held her, shoving her face into her chest, but she had to try something. She let her body go limp quickly, forcing Damek to lurch forward against the drag of her weight, and then she wrapped her leg around his and pulled. As he fell backward, he let go of her to catch himself, and she fell on the floor beside the king.
This was a cemetery for the unbaptized, the unholy, the unwanted. Mouse felt like she belonged here. She had heard it then, something sliding among the leaves at the edge of the wall. She’d seen it pull itself from the darkness into the shape of a child, same size as Mouse. “Hello,” it said. Its voice was air whistling through the trees. ” Mouse shook her head. Her hands wrapped around the nearest stone. ” it asked. “I do not want to,” she whispered. It started running along the outer edge of the wall.
He might be—” Mouse stumbled, turning back toward the King, and again, Lord Rozemberk shoved her, his long strides bringing him on top of her so she had to keep backpedaling until she slammed into the wall at the far edge of the hall. He slid his hand between her head and the stone, grabbing a handful of hair with one hand as he reached for the door handle with the other. ” He pressed his iron sabaton into the crook of her knee and pushed, buckling her leg. “Now get—” “He is in danger! The King is in danger,” she said as she wrenched her head free of his grip, words spilling out in her haste.
Bohemian Gospel by Dana Chamblee Carpenter