Ben on Cole's Hill
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A young boy eaves-drops on a terrorist plot to kill an emment Bishop. Chilly, wintry landscapes add to the plot's tensions and to the isolation of the protagonist and his sisters. Parents are conveniently absent, which enables some realistic sounding sibling banter. The writer involves nine-ups quickly an takes them along with ease the touch is sure enough to have handled a few more twists and surprises I feel.