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By William Martin

ISBN-10: 0765354462

ISBN-13: 9780765354464

Peter Fallon sequence, publication #3

Rare-book specialist Peter Fallon and his female friend, Evangeline, the most characters from Back Bay and Harvard Yard, are again for an additional treasure hunt via time. they've got discovered of an early, annotated draft of the structure, stolen and smuggled out of Philadelphia. The draft’s marginal notes spell out, in surprising element, the Founders’ unequivocal intentions---the unmistakable which means of the invoice of Rights. Peddled and purloined, trafficked and hid for over centuries, the misplaced structure may perhaps eternally swap America’s history---and its future. 
 
Moreover, Congress is already at struggle, combating the teeth and claw over the endlessly contentious invoice of Rights. while notice will get out of the misplaced draft’s life, it launches a frenzied seek, as either side of the partisan computer think it's going to make stronger their arguments. whereas scuffling with politicians from each side of the controversy, Peter and Evangeline needs to get to the record first, simply because they understand that if the incorrect humans locate it, they're going to burn it, stripping the state of its constitutional moorings.
 
The seek takes Peter and Evangeline into the rich history of the United States and New England, from Shay’s uprising to the beginning of the yank business revolution to the march of the mythical twentieth Maine within the Civil War.
 
Past and present play off each other because the look for the draft heats up. It eventually boils over at the first evening of the realm sequence, at that Mecca of recent England, Boston’s fabled Fenway Park, and in reality eventually revealed.… 

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Der Laptop war nicht mehr in ihrem Zimmer. « Clay warf ihm einen raschen Seitenblick zu. »Und der Anhang? « �Genau. « �Ethan, ich weiß, dass der Junge dir etwas bedeutet, aber das ist ein Fall fürs FBI. « Er wusste es. Er wusste auch, was sich im Schuppen befand. « Einen Augenblick später waren sie am Schuppen angelangt. « Ethan bückte sich und hob eine Taschenlampe auf, die er neben dem Schuppen hatte liegen lassen. « Clay öffnete die Tür, und einen Moment lang war nur der Nachtwind und das sanfte Platschen der Wellen gegen Stans Boot zu hören, das am Steg befestigt war.

Massiger. Ihre Haare eine wilde Mähne. Ihre Augen verrückt. Weiß. Sie hat weiße Augen. Ihre Lippen waren zu einem Lächeln verzogen, einem grausamen Lächeln, und er wollte schreien. Aber er tat es nicht. Denn ihr T-Shirt war voller Blut, und die Pistole in der Hand war auf ihn gerichtet. 30 Uhr Das schrille Klingeln ihres Handys ließ sie augenblicklich erwachen. Sie hatte einen leichten Schlaf. Das war nicht immer so gewesen, aber das Gefängnis veränderte einen nachhaltig. Und obwohl sie schon sechs Monate draußen war, war dies eine lästige Angewohnheit, die geblieben war.

So einfach war das. Und gleichzeitig so kompliziert. Heute Abend sollte sie eine Frau treffen, die sich Jane Smith nannte. Nicht gerade originell ausgedacht, aber das war Dana egal. Jane würde von außerhalb kommen und einen zehnjährigen Sohn mitbringen. Er hieß Erik. Für Dana war es stets am schwersten, mit den Kindern umzugehen. Die Furcht in den Augen, ihre Verzweiflung waren kaum zu ertragen. Und dann war da die Scham, die Resignation. Was immer Dana auch für die Kinder tun konnte, mit den Narben auf der Seele mussten sie leben.

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