Book Review of The Confession of Brother Haluin: The Fifteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

The Confession of Brother Haluin: The Fifteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael


Once again Ellis Peters takes us to early England and gives us a look into monastery life. This is another excellent foray into the world of Cadfael; Crusader and ship's captain turned Benadictine monk. As an herbalist, healer, gardener and detective, using observation, deduction (and the early roots of forensic science) he untangles the threads of murder, deception and the occasional conspiracy. In this addition to the Cadfael collection, he accompanies Brother Haluin on a journey of absolution for a long ago wrong. But, as always, situations are not as simple as they seem...