Dec 01, Leo. We cannot go anywhere or do anything for Justice is Just Us; we Technocratic Corporatist Dystopia Everybody has problems and trouble and strife Feeling like a spare prick in the wedding of life Walled in by Laws and regulations keeping us down Ruled by fools and idiots and clowns Need a licence or a registration to do anything at all Or face breaking a fictitious Law The head of the snake Am I an Assassin?
In The rider of the pale horse, aka, Death is what opens the story. In the small parish of somewhere, Mrs Davis is dying.
But, she would not leave this life without a last confession to Father Gorman. A confession so thought provoking that Father Gorman will sit inside a cafe and make a list of names, so that the lapse of time will not erase the details of that last confession from his mind.
However, before he can act on the information he has received a blow on the head on his way back through the fog takes Father Gorman to the other world and out of action here. The list is discovered by the police, but it comprises of just a few names that does not seem to make any sense.
Zachariah Osbourne who comes up with a very detailed and accurate description of the murderer. Almost too good to be true!!! Away from the death is Mark Easterbrook, young and happy in his academic career.
She dies soon afterwards. He looks at the list and notices the names of his godmother who recently died and that of Thomasina Tuckerton. He slowly makes the connection that everyone on that list had recently died, but in all cases the death appeared natural and someone invariably benefited from the death.
It is during this visit that Mark learns about an old inn called the Pale Horse, which is now a residence of three witches. One of the witches- Thyrza Grey- boasts about their powers and ability to harm people, near or far…. He also meets rich and formidable Mr. Venables who is wheelchair bound.
Mark is inexplicably afraid and wants to investigate this matter, but his steady friend Hermia does not want to be a part of it. Instead, Mark finds an invaluable ally in Ginger Corrigan, whom he met at the fete. It is Ginger who finally gets information out of Poppy about the Pale Horse.
Accordingly Mark goes to meet Mr. Ginger plays the wife living in an isolated apartment.
Mark has the police involved in the matter and everything is being done to ensure that no harm will come to Ginger.I would like to thank Netgallery and Simon @ Schuster for a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
Pale Horse Riding follows on from Petit’s well-received previous novel, The Butchers of /5. A distressingly timely new book takes conspiracy theorists seriously—even if one finds their ideas impossible to believe. Wonderful Read User Review - jodyhastey - webkandii.com If more people would live life this way what a wonderful world we would all enjoy!
I am now getting rid of years of things that I thought was my joy.5/5(4). The Pale Horse is one of those hidden gems by Dame Christie. And no wonder nobody has read it, with so many other choices! And no wonder nobody has read it, with so many other choices! First thing first, this book is a standalone and NOT part of any series/5.
Book Name: On a Pale Horse Author: Piers Anthony First Published: Piers Anthony Jacob was born in Oxford, England, but his family emigrated to the United States when he was six years old.
He met his future wife, Carol Marble, while they were both attending Goddard College in Vermont. Anthony worked at a series. PALE HORSE. Hunting Terrorists and Commanding Heroes with the st Airborne Division.
Sergeant McLowhorn disconnected his safety strap and retrieved an extinguisher.” While the book is intended for military buffs, and Blackmon uses authentic jargon, he never loses average readers.
Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 1st, More Biography.