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The Leper of Saint Giles / Monk's Hood / The Sanctuary Sparrow / One Corpse Too Many (Brother Cadfael)
The Leper of Saint Giles / Monk's Hood / The Sanctuary Sparrow / One Corpse Too Many - Brother Cadfael Author:Ellis Peters Brother Cadfael, a twelfth-century Benedictine monk living in an abbey in Shrewsbury, England is not only a devout man of the cowl, but also a sleuth of deadly accuracy. In addition to his official duties as the monastery's herbalist, Cadfael finds much unofficial business to occupy his time -- like solving some of Shropshire's most perp... more »lexing murder cases. Cadfael is again called upon to expose cold-blooded killers and save lives -- all while trying to honor his monastic vows. Filled with suspenseful plotting and rich in period detail, these medieval whodunnits are truly crime classics.
THE LEPER OF SAINT GILES - Cadfeal must unmask the killer responsible for two dead bodies and a marriage that is never to be.
MONK'S HOOD - There is an unexplained poisoning, and Cadfael -- with the aid of Sheriff Hugh Beringar and in spite of the abbey's meddling Prior -- repeatedly proves a most resourceful detective.
THE SANCTUARY SPARROW - Liliwin, a young minstrel, reaches the monastery of St. Peter and St. Paul only a few steps ahead of a angry mob and the brothers offer him forty days' sanctuary. Then Brother Cadfae learns that Liliwin's accusers want to hang him for a crime Liliwin swears he never committed. So who did the dastardly deed?
ONE CORPSE TOO MANY - Ninety-four men were executed, but there are 95 bodies. Who was unjustly murdered, and why? Even the King who ordered the executions wants to know.« less