Ellis Peters
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Ellis Peters

Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 - 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern. She is well known for her medieval-detective series The Cadfael Chronicles.
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    • The Hermit of Eyton Forest

    • The Cadfael Chronicles
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    Shortly after he inherits the powerful position of Lord of Eaton, 10-year-old Richard Ludel disappears from Shrewsbury Abbey, where he had been a student. Did he run away or was he kidnapped....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Greedy Grandmother and a Boy Lord

    • By Debbie on 01-07-19

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Morbid Taste for Bones

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 648
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532

    Cadfael's return to his Welsh homeland for a visit proves a rather discomfiting homecoming when an honorable nobleman turns up in a patch of forest with an arrow embedded in his chest....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator and story are great fun

    • By Cynthia on 03-23-10

    Regular price: $21.52

    • The Sanctuary Sparrow

    • The Seventh Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    In the middle of the abbey's evening services, an angry mob pursues a young boy into the sacred peace of the sanctuary....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • just like seeing a movie

    • By Dan in Roanoke on 11-05-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Devil's Novice

    • The Eighth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    Meriet Aspley, a young novitiate, causes havoc at the Shrewsbury monastery when his violent nightmares cause him to scream his anguish in the dead of night, earning him the nickname, Devil's Novice....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Five Star performance by Patrick Tull

    • By Milton on 04-30-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Monk's Hood

    • The Third Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    When a fatal draught of Monk's Hood turns up in the dinner plate of a guest at the Shrewsbury abbey, fingers point at half a dozen likely suspects, including an abashed and bewildered Cadfael.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Series Hits Its Stride

    • By Carol on 12-18-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • One Corpse Too Many

    • The Second Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    When the castle of Shrewsbury is taken during the war between Empress Maud and King Stephen, 94 prisoners are taken, 94 are hanged....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must-Listen!

    • By CatBookMom on 05-08-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Virgin in the Ice

    • The Sixth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231

    Civil war continues to blaze in the autumn of 1139. Amid the uncertainty and peril of the moment two noble children make their escape, headed for Shrewsbury....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story, Great Narrator

    • By Hedi on 09-11-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • St. Peter's Fair

    • The Fourth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    King Stephen's bloody siege against the town of Shrewsbury has reduced many of its stores and homes to rubble....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A perfect listen - outstanding narration

    • By Hedi on 07-30-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Adventures of Brother Cadfael

    • A Collection of Chronicles
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 17 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    A collection of chronicles including The Summer of the Danes, Brother Cadfael's Penance, The Heretic's Apprentice, Monk's Hood, The Potter's Field, Saint Peter's Fair....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • destructive abridgements

    • By walterlouis422 on 03-20-16

    Regular price: $41.97

    • The Leper of St. Giles

    • The Fifth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231

    The nearing December-May marriage between a wealthy merchant and a resigned bride has one of the lepers at Saint Giles nursing bitter plans for revenge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story - well read

    • By A on 02-10-10

    Regular price: $24.49

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