St Peter's Fair Author:Ellis Peters MysteryLarge Print EditionStylishly authentic . . . a graceful and informative case for Peters engaging herb-gardening monk. Kirkus ReviewsThe great annual Fair of Saint Peter at Shrewsbury, a high point in the citys calendar, attracts merchants from far and wide to do business. But when an unseemly quarrel breaks out between the local burghers... more » and the monks from the Benedictine monastery as to who shall benefit from the levies the fair provides, a riot ensues. Afterwards a merchant is found dead, and Brother Cadfael is summoned from his peaceful herb garden to test his detective skills once more.« less
Everyone loves a fair even rogues, spies, and simple folk.
A simple fair sponsored by the Monk's Charter of St. Peter's at Shrewsbury turns foul, read no further for other reviews provide spoilers... suffice it to say. Once Again Brother Cadfael is called upon to sort the sinners from the murders, in another fine historical Fictional Mystery.