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The Seventh Cadfael Omnibus: The Holy Thief - Brother Cadfael's Penance - A Rare Benedictine (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #19-21 omnibus)

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The seventh omnibus edition of Ellis Peters' compulsive and bestselling mediaeval mysteries.

THE HOLY THIEF: At the height of the hot summer of 1144, the abbey at Ramsey is in danger. When heavy rain brings the threat of floods to Shrewsbury and the holy relics must be removed to a place of safety, the subsiding waters reveal a robbery has been committed. The master sleuthi
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Paperback, 533 pages
Published 2010 by Sphere (first published September 4th 1997)
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What a beautiful ending to a really endearing and emotional series!
The Holy Thief: A story of daring and youth that brings the distinctly time-oriented faith Cadfael bears in his latter years into sharp focus. Life is so bright around him.
Brother Cadfael's Penance: An honest evocation of one human being's faith in the honest and openness of another. A heart-wrenching account of sacrifice and love.
A Rare Benedictine: A set of fun, illustrated short stories which can be read before or after the ma
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A pseudonym used by Edith Pargeter.

Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM was a prolific 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. Born in the village of Horsehay (Shropshire, England), she had Welsh ancestry, and many of her sho
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Other Books in the Series

Chronicles of Brother Cadfael (1 - 10 of 21 books)
  • A Rare Benedictine (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, prequel stories 0.1-0.3)
  • A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #1)
  • One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2)
  • Monk's Hood (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #3)
  • St. Peter's Fair (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #4)
  • The Leper of Saint Giles (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #5)
  • The Virgin in the Ice (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #6)
  • The Sanctuary Sparrow (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #7)
  • The Devil's Novice (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #8)
  • Dead Man's Ransom (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #9)