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    • 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 720
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 601
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 597

    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. There are questions about the arrow, the man's daughter needs Cadfael's help, and a very odd burial takes place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listen, Funny, Super Plot!

    • By Jutta on 03-14-12

    Regular price: $21.52

    • An Excellent Mystery

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    A mysterious pair of monks, whose abbey has burned down, have come to Shrewbury seeking refuge. Their story is tragic, and Cadfael quickly senses, riddled with half-truths. What dark secret are these strange monks hiding?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, A Very Excellent Mystery Indeed!

    • By Hugh Hubble on 06-06-17

    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 277
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    Brother Cadfael sets out to visit the Saint Giles leper colony outside Shrewsbury, knowing that a grand wedding is due to take place at the Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. As he arrives at Saint Giles, the nuptial party passes the colony's gates. He sees the fragile bride, looking like a prisoner between her two stern guardians, and the groom, an arrogant, fleshy aristocrat old enough to be her grandfather....

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

    • By A on 02-10-10

    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 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366

    When the castle of Shrewsbury is taken during the war between Empress Maud and King Stephen, 94 prisoners are taken, 94 are hanged. When Brother Cadfael arrives to perform the burial rites, he finds one corpse too many among the bodies stacked about the fortress.

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

    • By CatBookMom on 05-08-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 156
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    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 and, his companion, Matthew. When Cadfael's old friend arrives with a tale of murder, the youths' puzzling association becomes darker and more inscrutable.

    • 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 304
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    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 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 185
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    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

    • The Potter's Field

    • The Seventeenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    It is the Summer and Autumn of the Year of Our Lord 1143 in which the gentle monk, Brother Cadfael, is forced to leave the tranquility of his herb garden to find the whole truth behind the murder of a young women whose body was unexpectedly discovered in a newly tilled field recently acquired by the Shrewsbury Abbey in a land exchange.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audible listeners deserve unabridged books

    • By JAJ on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 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 279
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254

    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. But for reasons no one knows, the young fugitives never reach their destination.

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

    • By Hedi on 09-11-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • 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 186
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    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

    • Brother Cadfael's Penance

    • The Twentieth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    It is nearing the end of the Year of Our Lord 1145. A monk vows to abandon all earthly ties, but how can Brother Cadfael obey when his son is captured in battle? Olivier de Bretagne is one of many young knights taken prisoner in the current power dispute in Britain, but he is also Cadfael's son, and the monk cannot be objective. A council is planned at Coventry to try to appease the warring factions, and Brother Cadfael asks leave to attend, knowing he must do all in his power to find and deliver his son. This most thrilling and humane of Ellis Peters's novels is filled with excitement, intrigue, and a meticulously depicted medieval background.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed in Abridged

    • By Joanna on 10-18-12

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 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 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    After years of studying with the Bishop, young Father Ailnoth has come to take over the parish of Holy Cross. But soon Ailnoth's true nature surfaces - harsh, cold-hearted, and merciless - and someone lures him from his home and murders him. Who in Shrewsbury would kill a priest on Christmas Day?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, stunning background detail

    • By Carol Sheehan on 05-06-19

    Regular price: $24.49

    • An Excellent Mystery

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Roe Kendall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    In the year of our Lord 1141, August comes in golden as a lion, and two monks ride into the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul bringing with them disturbing news of war...and a mystery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By carol on 06-07-19

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    After a miraculous escape from death, Brother Haluin wishes to confess that he was responible for the death of the girl he loved and the baby she was to bear, 18 years previously. Brother Cadfael accompanies a crippled young monk on his journey of penance - a path that leads them into a web of old jealousy and deceit. The mission to beg forgiveness also brings death, and Brother Cadfael investigates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love a good mystery

    • By ninawynn on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    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? Brother Cadfael suspects the hermit of Eyton Forest, a mysterious man rumored to have holy powers, knows the answer.

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

    • By Debbie on 01-07-19

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Hermit of Eyton Forest

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Roe Kendall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The year is 1142, and all England is in the iron grip of civil war. And within the sheltered cloisters of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul, there begins a chain of events no less momentous than the political upheavals of the outside world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brother Cadfael unmasks a false holy man

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • St. Peter's Fair

    • The Fourth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    It is Summer in the Year of Our Lord 1139 when the grand festive event, St. Peter's Fair, is held in the town of Shrewsbury. The event brings pause to the ongoing civil war, as tradesman from across England and beyond arrive in the town for some much needed gaiety. That is, until the body of a wealthy trader is found in the River Severn. Was Thomas of Bristol the victim of murderous thieves? And if so, why were his valuables abandoned nearby? Brother Cadfael offers to help the merchant's lovely niece Emma. But while he is searching for the killer, the man's wares are ransacked and two more men are murdered. Emma almost certainly knows more that she is telling, as others will soon realise. Cadfael desperately races to save the young girl, knowing that in a country at war with itself, betrayal can come from any direction, an even good intentions can kill. Performed by Tony Award-winning actor Derek Jacobi, this fourth chronicle of Brother Cadfael weaves history and intrigue into an intricate web of adventure.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 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 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    A wealthy widow rents her house to the Shrewsbury Abbey for the price of a single rose cut from the bush near the house. Shortly before the rent is due, the rosebush is destroyed and the widow kidnapped. Brother Cadfael must discover who stands to gain from these peculiar crimes.

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

    • By Yvette on 12-04-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Dead Man's Ransom

    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    When the village of Shrewsbury's own sheriff, Gilbert Prestcote, is taken prisoner by the Empress Maud's forces, its citizens are prepared to exchange him for a man of equal value they have within their possession. But soon after Prestcote arrives for the prisoner exchange, he dies. Was it death by natural causes or a most unnatural murder?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tull and Cadfael are a perfect match

    • By G on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Virgin in the Ice

    • The Sixth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
    • By: Ellis Peters
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Benjamin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    The winter of 1139 will disrupt Brother Cadfael's tranquil life in Shrewsbury with the most disturbing events. Raging civil war has sent refugees fleeing north from Worcester. Among them are two orphans from a noble family, a boy of thirteen and an 18-year-old girl of great beauty, and their companion, a young Benedictine nun...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story, narrator a bit rough

    • By Pixie Spritely on 01-07-10

    Regular price: $19.57

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