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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    • 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 230
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    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

    • 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 576
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 472
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 467

    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

    • 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 251
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    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 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    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 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 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    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 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 131
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    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

    • 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 231
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exciting and deeply moving

    • By E.D. on 05-03-12

    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 230
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    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

    • 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 121
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    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

    • An Excellent Mystery

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    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

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