By Paul Lawrence

July 1665. the nice plague rages rampant outdoors London's urban partitions. Harry Lytle makes a welcome go back after his trials and tribulations within the candy scent of degradation to enquire the homicide of the Earl of St Albans. A grisly dinner-table loss of life starts off Harry off at the path, and it's now not lengthy earlier than his general partner, Dowling the butcher, joins him at the case. Their grasp, Lord Arlington, head of the King's intelligence provider, initiatives them with uncovering the identify and purpose of the Earl's assassin. yet there'll be lots extra deaths and scrapes for Harry prior to the identify is published.

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The entranceway to the wood-framed hall, for those who might be lucky enough to reach it in a fast-moving fire, was narrow and L-shaped and would likely have bottlenecked in a panic. Even with most people sitting down, it was hard to move around. Uneasy, I squeezed through the jam of revellers and tightly spaced tables and chairs to check out the signed emergency exit. Following the EXIT sign down a wide flight of stairs, I was stunned to find a large chain and padlock on the double exit doors.

Or simply turn around and go home. When assessing the risk, think not just of yourself, but especially of any less-experienced people who may be travelling with you and who are, in effect, in your care. Think also of those who are waiting at home for your safe return. So, prepare for the worst, hope for the best, and then go out and enjoy your chosen outdoor activity! DEFINITIONS OF SAFETY AND SURVIVAL Following are definitions that guided me as I prepared the material for this book: Outdoor safety is the prudent use of the outdoors through knowledge, planning, preparation, practice and experience.

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