A Morbid Taste for Bones

A Morbid Taste for Bones

On an expedition to acquire a saint's remains, Brother Cadfael instead finds intrigue and murder It is 1137, and the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey wishes to acquire the remains of Saint Winifred for the glory of his Benedictine order.

Author: Ellis Peters

Publisher: Chronicles of Brother Cadfael

ISBN: 1504001931

Category: Fiction

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On an expedition to acquire a saint's remains, Brother Cadfael instead finds intrigue and murder It is 1137, and the ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey wishes to acquire the remains of Saint Winifred for the glory of his Benedictine order. Brother Cadfael is part of the expedition sent to the saint's final resting place in Wales, where he finds the villagers divided over the Benedictines' quest. When the leading opponent to moving the grave is shot dead with a mysterious arrow, some believe Winifred herself delivered the blow. Brother Cadfael knows that an earthly hand did the killing. But he doesn't know that his plan to root out a murderer may dig up a case of love and justice, where the waves of sin may be scandal—or his own ruin.
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A Morbid Taste for Bones

A Morbid Taste for Bones

The ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey wants to acquire Saint Winifred's sacred remains for his Benedictine order. And when the ensuing controversy leads to murder, Brother Cadfael investigates.

Author: Ellis Peters

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 0446400157

Category: Fiction

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The ambitious head of Shrewsbury Abbey wants to acquire Saint Winifred's sacred remains for his Benedictine order. And when the ensuing controversy leads to murder, Brother Cadfael investigates.
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The First Cadfael Omnibus

The First Cadfael Omnibus

A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES :Brother Cadfael has settled to a quiet life in charge of the herbarium, after an adventure-filled youth.

Author: Ellis Peters

Publisher: Gardners Books

ISBN: 0751504769

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES. In 1137 the head of Shrewsbury Abbey decided to acquire the remains of St Winifred. Brother Cadfael is part of the expedition sent to her final resting place in Wales and they find the villagers passionately divided by the Benedictines' offer for the saint's relics. Canny, wise and all too worldly, Cadfael isn't surprised when this taste for bones leads to bloody murder. ONE CORPSE TOO MANY. In 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes Brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden to the bloody battlefield. Not far from the safety of the Abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its ninety-four defenders loyal to the Empress to hang as traitors. With a heavy heart, Brother Cadfael agrees to bury the dead, but discovers ninety-five bodies awaiting his attention. MONK'S-HOOD. Brother Cadfael's herb garden is flourishing under his care, then a local dignitary is poisoned with one of the herbalist's own concoctions and Cadfael finds he has to defend himself and another suspect whom he is sure is innocent.
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Brother Cadfael The Complete Chronicles

Brother Cadfael  The Complete Chronicles

Cover Welcome Page About Brother Cadfael: The Complete Chronicles Maps Book 1: A Rare Benedictine Cover Welcome Page ... Eye Witness Copyright Book 2: A Morbid Taste for Bones Cover Welcome Page Contents Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 ...

Author: Ellis Peters

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 9781786694744

Category: Fiction

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THE COMPLETE CADFAEL CHRONICLES: 21 ebooks in one. Seventy years have passed since the conquest of England by William of Normandy. But following the death of Henry I, with no male heir, the country is divided – the armies of Henry’s daughter the Empress Maud and her cousin, King Stephen, mass to the West and East. Each would claim the crown. Beset by civil strife, caught between Stephen’s forces and the kingdoms of Wales, life in the border town of Shrewsbury continues as best it can. Even the Benedictine brothers of the Order of St Peter and St Paul cannot escape the encroaching war. And more often than not, the Abbey herbalist, a healer and skilled observer of human nature, Brother Cadfael, is called upon to use his more worldly talents in pursuit of justice. Cadfael ap Meilyr ap Dafydd (known simply as Brother Cadfael) is a Welsh monk, herbalist and apothecary of Shrewsbury Abbey. He entered the Benedictine order in 1120 after sixteen years in the armies of Britain and Normandy. As a soldier and sea captain he fought in the Holy Land, serving at the fall of Antioch and the storming of Jerusalem. As a young man, he was betrothed to Richildis Gurney, but never married. He has an illegitimate son, Olivier de Bretagne, by the Saracen widow Mariam of Antioch. This ebook contains: A RARE BENEDICTINE: The Advent of Brother Cadfael. A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES. ONE CORPSE TOO MANY. MONK'S HOOD. SAINT PETER'S FAIR. THE LEPER OF SAINT GILES. THE VIRGIN IN THE ICE. THE SANCTUARY SPARROW. THE DEVIL'S NOVICE. DEAD MAN'S RANSOM. THE PILGRIM OF HATE. AN EXCELLENT MYSTERY. THE RAVEN IN THE FOREGATE. THE ROSE RENT. THE HERMIT OF EYTON FOREST. THE CONFESSION OF BROTHER HALUIN. THE HERETIC'S APPRENTICE. THE POTTER'S FIELD. THE SUMMER OF THE DANES. THE HOLY THIEF. BROTHER CADFAEL'S PENANCE.
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A Seven Year Cycle Reading Plan

A Seven Year Cycle Reading Plan

... (King Arthur) 1961 #6 Dawn Wind (6th century) 1997 #7Sword Song (Viking Age) 1956 #8 The Shield Ring (11th century) Chronicles of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters (12th century Shropshire) 1977 #1 A Morbid Taste for Bones (1137) 1979 ...

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Read through time, enjoying the good, the better, and the best books from each of the seven eras below: Year 1: Ancient History to 476 A.D. Year 2: The Middle Ages, 477 to 1485 A.D. Year 3: The Age of Discovery, 1485-1763 A.D. Year 4: The Age of Revolution, 1764-1848 A.D. Year 5: The Age of Empire, 1849-1914 A.D. Year 6: The American Century, 1915-1995 A.D. Year 7: The Information Age, 1996- Present Day At the end of seven years, repeat! A Seven Year Cycle Reading Plan is a booklist compiled of hundreds of books from each era in history organized into categories of interest. This volume also includes copious room for you to add your own favorite titles!
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Words on Cassette

Words on Cassette

Bk . 5 ) . ( Running Time : 9 hrs . ) . 2000. 49.95 ( 0-7451-6194-4 , CAB 587 ) Pub : Chivers Audio Bks GBR . Dist ( s ) : Chivers -A Morbid Taste for Bones . 6 cass , unabr . ed . ( Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Ser .: Vol . 1 ) .

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Library Journal

Library Journal

THE : DENEDICTION OF BROTHER CADFAEL tunately for fans , some of the early titles have long been unavailable . ... Chronicles of the Corsordry Worbalist of the Bened the Abby of Soint Peter and S Poel of Seibury A MORBID TASTE FOR DONES ...

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Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide

Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide

JSA Volume 1 of a projected five - volume series , A MORBID TASTE FOR BONES . ... The computer communi- First in The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael cates with citizens through “ visions ” and series , A Morbid Taste introduces Cadfael ...

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The Detective as Historian

The Detective as Historian

( 3 ) One of these relationships , though , the one with Mariam , had left behind a son whom Cadfael discovers in ... temporarily turning that world upside - down , in the last of the chronicles , Brother Cadfael's Penance ( 1994 ) .

Author: Ray B. Browne

Publisher: Popular Press

ISBN: 0879728159

Category: Fiction

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People of the past appear with all their pretenses down and their acts of violence laid bare."--BOOK JACKET.
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