By Ellis Peters
In the yr of our Lord 1141, August is available in golden as a lion, and priests journey into the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul bringing with them hectic information of war—and a mystery.
The strangers inform how the strife among the Empress Maud and King Stephen has destroyed town of Winchester and their priory. Now Brother Humilis, who's good-looking, gaunt, and extremely unwell, and Brother Fidelis, younger, comely—and absolutely mute—must search shelter at Shrewsbury. From the instant he meets them, Brother Cadfael senses anything deeper than universal vows binds those reliable brothers. What the hyperlink is he can merely wager. What it is going to result in is past his imagining. As Brother Humilis’s well-being fails—and not anything can cease death’s lengthening shade—Brother Cadfael faces a poignant attempt of his discretion and his ideals as he unravels a mystery so nice it might probably ruin a existence, a destiny, and a holy order.
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An Excellent Mystery (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 11) by Ellis Peters