The confession of Brother Haluin Author:Ellis Peters Winter arrived early in 1142, bringing with it a heavy snowfall. The safety of the guest hall roof at the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter and St Paul comes into jeopardy, and the brothers are called upon to effect repairs. — The icy and treacherous conditions are to prove near fatal for Brother Haluin. He slips from the roof and crashes to the gr... more »ound, sustaining terrible injuries--grave enough for him to want to make his deathbed confession.
Brother Cadfael and the Abbot hear the confession, a wicked story of trespasses hard for man or God to forgive.
Once again Brother Cadfael must abandon his herbiary and turn detective.