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 Raven in the Foregate

    • The Twelfth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    After years of studying with the Bishop, young Father Ailnoth has come to take over the parish of Holy Cross....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this series

    • By JRo on 01-13-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Morbid Taste for Bones

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 615
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500

    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 Confession of Brother Haluin

    • The Fifteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Brother Cadfael accompanies a crippled young monk on his journey of penance - a path that leads them into a web of old jealousy, deceit - and death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love a good mystery

    • By ninawynn on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Rose Rent

    • The Thirteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    A wealthy widow rents her house to the Shrewsbury Abbey for the price of a single rose cut from the bush near the house....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Patrick Tull reads Ellis Peters ... Great!!!

    • By Yvette on 12-04-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • An Excellent Mystery

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    A mysterious pair of monks, whose abbey has burned down, have come to Shrewbury seeking refuge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love Cadefael Mysteries, but...

    • By Joanna on 10-30-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 245
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    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 156
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 144

    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 Pilgrim of Hate

    • The Tenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    As England's civil war draws to a close, two travelers arrive at Cadfael's herbarium door: the dark-eyed Ciaran who has vowed to walk unshod as a kind of penance....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Nice Addition to the Brother Cadfael Saga

    • By John Roush on 01-31-12

    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 268
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    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

    • 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 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Ellis Peters

    • By D Louis Jones on 07-25-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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