A Wild and Lonely Place (Sharon McCone, Book 15) by Marcia Muller

By Marcia Muller

The bestselling writer of until the Butchers lower Him Down provides her most modern secret starring Saron McCone. Investigating a terrorist bombing on the Consulate of an Arab Emirate, Sharon is pondering in basic terms of the million-dollar-reward--until she meets the consul general's daughter. while the woman disappears, Sharon dangers every thing to save lots of her.

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The first was that each soul- however young - trembled upon the brink of damnation and could only be saved by personal, unremitting, effort. This tenet had long been held by some of the more extreme sects. James Gillray, born in 1756, was sent to the Moravian Brethren's school. There the children held their own prayer meetings, where they had 46 Victorian Families in Fact and Fiction the liberty to sing and pray, and it was enquired of each how they individually stood with their Saviour.... Four centuries of persecution had encouraged a view of death as a glorious release from earthly bondage.

Time and Thought 17 brought to people's lives, especially in England where the pace and the extent of change were leading the world. In the first half of the nineteenth century, in particular, England had an extraordinary power based not on war or empire but on its industrial triumph. I know of nothing more imposing than the view which the Thames offers during the ascent from the sea to London Bridge. The masses of buildings, the wharves on both sides, especially from Woolwich upwards, the countless ships along both shores, crowding ever closer and closer together, until, at last, only a narrow passage remains in the middle of the river, a passage through which hundreds of steamers shoot by one another; all this is so vast, so impressive, that a man cannot collect himself, but is lost in the marvel of England's greatness before he sets foot on English soil.

Maud tries to stop her mother from giving Jasper more money. 'We are sacrificed to him as we always have been. Why should we be pinching and stinting to keep him in idleness? At this rate he will never earn his own living. Who hasn't seen or heard of such men? If we had another hundred a year, I would say nothing. ' Mrs Milvain continues to argue Jasper's case. ' (Gissing, 1891) Novelists wrote of the unhappiness of many women, and their testimony is given in later chapters. They were also willing to suggest that particular discriminations - against 'fallen women', for example, or the provisions of divorce law - were unjustified.

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