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By Lauren Willig

'THERE looks A MESSAGE WRITTEN within YOUR CHRISTMAS PUDDING. AND IT'S IN FRENCH. MEET ME AT FARLEY fort, day after today AFTERNOON. such a lot URGENT.'

Her nice good friend Jane Austen warned her opposed to accepting a place at omit Climpson's pick out Seminary for younger women. however, earlier than Christmas, pass over Arabella Dempsey unearths herself head to head with French aristocrats and overseas spies - and it's all due to Reginald 'Turnip' Fitzhugh, usually improper for the elusive undercover agent the purple Carnation, who has blundered throughout her path.

When Turnip and Arabella find a cryptic French message within a fantastically wrapped Christmas pudding, they're introduced on a festive experience – from Jane Austen's modest apartment to the grand property of the Dukes of Dovedale – and, maybe, love blossoms alongside the way...

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Riding back to camp, you wonder what would happen to this whole insane war if every village reacted in the same way as the one you have just left. But there will always be wars and soldiers to fight them. The thought depresses you. Now turn to 128. 182 The motion does not pass, despite your vote. John Pym catches you after the debate as you are leaving the House and commiserates with you. 113 'But it was only a small battle,' he smiles. ' Now turn to 28. 183 Feeling as safe as you can in an enemy-occupied town, you begin the task of searching the town for Potter.

The army marches again, this time westwards, and on September 23rd is approaching Worcester. There, 94 95 141 Your reply makes the soldier even more suspicious and he produces a pistol from beneath the table at which you are sitting. 'I think you are a filthy Roundhead spy,' he says. ' Looking around, you see the open door of the tavern nearby and realize that it represents your only chance. You make a dive for the door, overturning the table as you go, but your opponent is faster than you and manages to get off a pistol shot.

They deserted from the regiment over a month ago. If I had time I would track them down myself - they rode off just before a battle with some Royalist skirmishers. ' you ask. 'Aye, Master, I do. Well, one anyhow. ' The soldier gives you the name of his village and directions to it. Thanking him, you rest with the soldiers for the night before setting out at dawn the following day. Now turn to 80. 120 Rising in the House you make your views plain and suggest that rewards would better be given to men like Oliver Cromwell, a very able cavalry commander.

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