Chronicles of Brother Cadfael series

52 works, 20 primary works

The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at Shrewsbury Abbey, in western England, in the first half of the 12th century. The historically accurate stories are set between about 1135 and about 1145, during "The Anarchy", the destructive contest for the crown of England between King Stephen and Empress Maud.

As a character, Cadfael "combines the curious mind of a scientist/pharmacist with a knight-errant", entering the cloister in his forties after being both a soldier an
...more


by
3.99 avg rating — 22,420 ratings — published 1977 — 66 editions book 1
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.05 avg rating — 8,637 ratings — published 1979 — 5 editions book 2
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.01 avg rating — 5,744 ratings — published 1980 — 59 editions book 3
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.08 avg rating — 5,169 ratings — published 1981 — 50 editions book 4
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.11 avg rating — 7,412 ratings — published 1981 — 5 editions book 5
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.10 avg rating — 4,913 ratings — published 1982 — 50 editions book 6
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.04 avg rating — 3,583 ratings — published 1983 — 45 editions book 7
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.03 avg rating — 3,250 ratings — published 1983 — 41 editions book 8
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.03 avg rating — 3,190 ratings — published 1984 — 51 editions book 9
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.04 avg rating — 3,086 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions book 10
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.18 avg rating — 4,362 ratings — published 1985 — 41 editions book 11
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.04 avg rating — 3,182 ratings — published 1986 — 46 editions book 12
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.13 avg rating — 3,611 ratings — published 1986 — 39 editions book 13
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.04 avg rating — 2,643 ratings — published 1987 — 42 editions book 14
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.07 avg rating — 2,724 ratings — published 1988 — 39 editions book 15
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.10 avg rating — 3,280 ratings — published 1989 — 33 editions book 16
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.10 avg rating — 3,508 ratings — published 1989 — 35 editions book 17
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.01 avg rating — 2,413 ratings — published 1991 — 35 editions book 18
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.07 avg rating — 2,805 ratings — published 1992 — 37 editions book 19
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.20 avg rating — 2,817 ratings — published 1994 — 39 editions book 20
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.06 avg rating — 2,501 ratings — published 1988 — 26 editions book 0.1-0.3
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
3.72 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1988 — 6 editions book 0.1
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.14 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1993 — 1 edition book 0.2
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
3.77 avg rating — 22 ratings1 edition book 0.3
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.24 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions book 1-2
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.23 avg rating — 296 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions book 1-3
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions book 3-4
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.30 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1979 — 3 editions book 3-5
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.25 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions book 4-6
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions book 5-6
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions book 7-8
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.30 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions book 7-9
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions book 9-10
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.28 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions book 9-11
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.27 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions book 10-12
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996 — 2 editions book 11-12
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.17 avg rating — 30 ratings1 edition book 12-14
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.40 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions book 13-15
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2006 — 1 edition book 15-16
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.32 avg rating — 72 ratings2 editions book 16-18
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating1 edition book 17-18
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.39 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 1997 — 1 edition book 19-21 omnibus
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.26 avg rating — 19 ratings1 edition book 1, 12, 13
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1979 — 1 edition book 2, 5
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.59 avg rating — 22 ratings1 edition book 2, 9, 10
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions book 3, 4, 16-18, 20
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings1 edition book 10, 13
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1989 — 1 edition book 16, 20
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.05 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2000 — 1 edition
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.40 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
4.22 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

Other Series by Ellis Peters

Felse Investigations (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • Fallen Into the Pit (Felse, #1)
  • Death and the Joyful Woman (Felse, #2)
  • Flight of a Witch (Felse, #3)
  • A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs (Felse, #4)
  • The Piper on the Mountain (Felse, #5)
  • Black Is the Colour of My True Love's Heart (Felse, #6)
  • The Grass Widow's Tale (Felse, #7)
  • The House of Green Turf (Felse, #8)
  • Mourning Raga (Felse, #9)
  • The Knocker on Death's Door (Felse, #10)