Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Series

20 primary works • 52 total 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,…

Book 0

A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael
4.06
· 3878 Ratings · 231 Reviews ·
published 1988
· 28 editions
Peters has gained worldwide praise for her meticu…
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Book 0.1

A Light on the Road to Woodstock
3.73
· 118 Ratings · 12 Reviews ·
published 1988
· 6 editions
One of three 'prequel' short stories in the Cadfa…
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Book 0.2

The Price of Light
4.12
· 51 Ratings · 4 Reviews ·
published 1993
· 1 edition
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Book 0.3

Eye Witness
3.76
· 37 Ratings · 1 Reviews · 1 edition
Another Adventure of Brother Cadfael! Adapted fro…
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Book 1

A Morbid Taste for Bones
3.99
· 27359 Ratings · 1207 Reviews ·
published 1977
· 77 editions
Ellis Peters' introduction to the murderous medie…
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Book 2

One Corpse Too Many
4.05
· 10648 Ratings · 503 Reviews ·
published 1979
· 79 editions
In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen a…
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Book 3

Monk's Hood
4.03
· 7433 Ratings · 335 Reviews ·
published 1980
· 68 editions
Silver Dagger Award Winner: In this medieval myst…
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Book 4

Saint Peter's Fair
4.09
· 6717 Ratings · 300 Reviews ·
published 1981
· 61 editions
In the twelfth century, merchants gather at a sum…
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Book 5

The Leper of Saint Giles
4.12
· 8823 Ratings · 285 Reviews ·
published 1981
· 63 editions
A savage murder interrupts an ill-fated marriage…
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Book 6

The Virgin in the Ice
4.12
· 6383 Ratings · 285 Reviews ·
published 1982
· 61 editions
A monk embarks on a dangerous quest to find a tri…
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Book 7

The Sanctuary Sparrow
4.06
· 4829 Ratings · 218 Reviews ·
published 1983
· 52 editions
In the gentle Shrewsbury spring of 1140, the midn…
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Book 8

The Devil's Novice
4.07
· 4301 Ratings · 178 Reviews ·
published 1983
· 54 editions
In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery a…
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Book 9

Dead Man's Ransom
4.04
· 4132 Ratings · 178 Reviews ·
published 1984
· 61 editions
The year is 1141 and civil war continues to rage.…
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Book 10

The Pilgrim of Hate
4.06
· 3970 Ratings · 171 Reviews ·
published 1984
· 59 editions
The fourth anniversary of the transfer of Saint W…
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Book 11

An Excellent Mystery
4.17
· 5306 Ratings · 218 Reviews ·
published 1985
· 49 editions
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Book 12

The Raven in the Foregate
4.05
· 4060 Ratings · 151 Reviews ·
published 1986
· 56 editions
It is Christmas, A.D. 1141, Abbot Radulfus return…
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Book 13

The Rose Rent
4.13
· 4520 Ratings · 153 Reviews ·
published 1986
· 46 editions
A late spring in 1142 brings dismay to the Abbey…
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Book 14

The Hermit of Eyton Forest
4.05
· 3641 Ratings · 151 Reviews ·
published 1987
· 51 editions
In his fourteenth chronicle Brother Cadfael's tra…
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Book 15

The Confession of Brother Haluin
4.08
· 3629 Ratings · 149 Reviews ·
published 1988
· 44 editions
Brother Cadfael is witness to a shocking near-dea…
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Book 16

The Heretic's Apprentice
4.12
· 4058 Ratings · 123 Reviews ·
published 1989
· 40 editions
In her sixteenth chronicle of the medieval monk-d…
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Book 17

The Potter's Field
4.12
· 4320 Ratings · 128 Reviews ·
published 1989
· 40 editions
In October of 1142, a local landlord gives the Po…
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Book 18

The Summer of the Danes
4.04
· 3105 Ratings · 152 Reviews ·
published 1991
· 38 editions
To tie in with the hardcover release of Peters' T…
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Book 19

The Holy Thief
4.09
· 3531 Ratings · 124 Reviews ·
published 1992
· 42 editions
Silver Dagger and Edgar Award-winner Ellis Peters…
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Book 20

Brother Cadfael's Penance
4.23
· 3652 Ratings · 185 Reviews ·
published 1994
· 43 editions
While Cadfael has bent Abbey rules, he has never…
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Book 1-2

The Benediction of Brother Cadfael
4.27
· 365 Ratings · 14 Reviews ·
published 1993
· 4 editions
An omnibus volume containing the first two chroni…
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Book 1-3

Brother Cadfael: A Morbid Taste for Bones/One Corpse Too Many/Monk's Hood
Together for the first time in one volume, the om…
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Book 3-4

Das Mönchskraut / Der Aufstand auf dem Jahrmarkt
Das Mönchskraut: Gervase Bonel, der in der Bene…
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Book 3-5

Brother Cadfael: Monk's Hook, The Leper of St. Giles, The Sanctuary Sparrow, One Corpse Too Many
Brother Cadfael is a 12th century Benedictine mon…
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Book 4-6

Second Cadfael Omnibus: St.Peter's Fair/Leper of St.Giles/Virgin in the Ice
This volume contains three of Brother Cadfael's C…
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Book 5-6

Der Hochzeitsmord / Die Jungfrau im Eis
4.83
· 6 Ratings ·
published 1995
· 2 editions
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Book 7-8

Zuflucht Im Kloster / Des Teufels Novize
4.40
· 5 Ratings ·
published 1995
· 2 editions
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Book 7-9

The Third Cadfael Omnibus
4.31
· 147 Ratings · 3 Reviews ·
published 1992
· 2 editions
The third omnibus edition of Ellis Peters' compul…
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Book 9-10

Lösegeld für einen Toten / Pilger des Hasses
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Book 9-11

Brother Cadfael: Dead Man's Ransom/The Pilgrim of Hate/An Excellent Mystery
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Book 10-12

The Fourth Cadfael Omnibus
4.29
· 112 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 1990
· 3 editions
The fourth omnibus edition of Ellis Peters' compu…
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Book 11-12

Cadfael, der Mönch als Detektiv: Ein ganz besonderer Fall / Mörderische Weihnacht
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Book 12-14

Brother Cadfael: The Rose Rent/The Hermit of Eyton Forest/The Raven in the Foregate
In THE RAVEN IN THE FOREGATE Brother Cadfael find…
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Book 13-15

The Fifth Cadfael Omnibus
4.41
· 113 Ratings · 2 Reviews ·
published 1994
· 2 editions
The fifth omnibus edition of Ellis Peters' compul…
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Book 15-16

Исповедь монаха / Ученик еретика
На пороге смерти монах Шрусберийской обители кает…
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Book 16-18

The Sixth Cadfael Omnibus
4.30
· 91 Ratings · 3 Reviews · 2 editions
The sixth omnibus edition of Ellis Peters' compul…
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Book 17-18

Bruder Cadfael Und Das Geheimnis Der Schönen Toten / Bruder Cadfael Und Die Schwarze Keltin
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Book 19-21 omnibus

The Seventh Cadfael Omnibus: The Holy Thief - Brother Cadfael's Penance - A Rare Benedictine
The seventh omnibus edition of Ellis Peters' comp…
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Book 1, 12, 13

Brother Cadfael: A Morbid Taste for Bones/The Raven in the Foregate/The Rose Rent
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Book 2, 5

Het laatste lijk / De eenzame bruid
3.75
· 4 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 1979
· 1 edition
Het laatste lijk - Na een gruwelijke veldslag ver…
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Book 2, 9, 10

Brother Cadfael: Pilgrim of Hate/Dead Man's Ransom/One Corpse Too Many
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Book 3, 4, 16-18, 20

The Adventures of Brother Cadfael
4.23
· 31 Ratings ·
published 1996
· 3 editions
A collection of Chronicles including The Summer o…
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Book 10, 13

Le pèlerin de la haine / Une rose pour loyer
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Book 16, 20

Het rechte pad / De verloren zoon
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· 4 Ratings ·
published 1989
· 1 edition
Het rechte pad - Aan het begin van de zomer wordt…
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Brother Cadfael's Book of Days
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· 27 Ratings · 1 Reviews ·
published 2000
· 1 edition
From the Brother Cadfael oeuvre comes a book of q…
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The Cadfael Companion: The World of Brother Cadfael
4.25
· 72 Ratings · 8 Reviews ·
published 1991
· 4 editions
The adventures of Ellis Peters' medieval monk/sle…
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Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden: An Illustrated Companion to Medieval Plants and Their Uses
Brother Cadfael is the world's best-known twelfth…
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Cadfael Country: Shropshire and the Welsh Borders
4.09
· 32 Ratings · 2 Reviews ·
published 1990
· 2 editions
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