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By Ellis Peters

[This is the Audiobook CASSETTE Library version in vinyl case.]

[The 13th Chronicle of Brother Cadfael]

A overdue spring in 1142 has the clergymen of Shrewsbury abbey dismayed, for there is no roses through June 22. for 3 years, filthy rich younger widow Judith Perle has rented her condo to the priests for the cost of a unmarried rose every year. while nature ultimately complies, a pious monk is shipped to pay the rent--and discovered murdered beside the hacked rosebush.

and not using a rose, the clergymen' condo agreement turns into void, including enormously to the widow's dowry. yet ahead of Brother Cadfael can wonder if a grasping suitor has performed this dreadful deed, one other crime is dedicated. Now the nice monk needs to thread his manner via a tangle extra tortuous than the widow's thorny bushes.

Peters's advanced personality Brother Cadfael, who applies his forensic abilities in an real heart a while surroundings, surrounded through different priests, chivalrous knights and flirtatious girls, has received the writer severe acclaim and comparisons with Ngaio Marsh and P.D. James. (The Brother Cadfael novels encouraged the PBS tv sequence Cadfael)

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