Couscous Express by Brian Wood

By Brian Wood

Love, conflict, kinfolk and the easiest hummus recipe in manhattan City

Scooter fanatic and spoiled brat, Olive Yassin, supplies nutrients for her parents' award-winning center jap eating place, Couscous show. She hates it. It's dull. She may a lot otherwise be placing out along with her courier-mercenary boyfriend, Moustafa.

But while the neighborhood department of the fashionable and unsafe Turkish Scooter Mafia make a flow opposed to the eating place, she is familiar with she has to do anything, whatever, to guard her family.

Couscous show combines scrumptious nutrition, automated guns hearth, and scooter tradition right into a stressful, adrenaline-fueled tale of affection, relatives, battle, and the simplest hummus recipe in ny City.

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Its covers were tattered and brittle, the hardwood boards inside the tooled leather bindings peeking out from the corners. He had it open, exposing its first page. It was bare, except for a large, brown-and­ purple stain in its bottom right corner—the result of a bacterial attack— and a title in its center: Registrum Pauperes Commilitones Christi Templique Salomonis. The Registry of the Templars. “This is the one,” the professor insisted, turning the pages with careful strokes. Most of its linen-based paper leaves seemed to be covered with blocks of prose, written in a cursive Blackletter script.

The archivist looked at him through confused, jittery eyes. “What . . ” Reilly put a comforting hand on the man’s shoulder. “You just blacked out there for a second. ” He wasn’t enjoying the lie. Bescondi looked lost, visibly trying to make sense of the situation. Reilly knew he wouldn’t remember anything—not yet, anyway. But he would. And soon. “Stay there,” Reilly told him. ” The archivist nodded. Reilly shot Sharafi a “let’s-go” flick of the head, his eyes darting dis­ creetly to the codex he was carrying.

So here’s what we’ll do,” Reilly said. “You want the book. I want Tess. In one piece. So we trade. ” The bomber shook his head, a mock apology on his face. “Can’t do that. I’m not sure it’s safe for me to go down there right now, you know what I mean? No, you’ll have to go get her yourself. So how about this instead. The book, for her location. ” His word. Reilly mashed his teeth. He knew he had no choice. “And that phone you’re holding,” he added. The bomber thought about it for a brief moment, then shrugged.

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