WorldCat Identities

Peters, Ellis 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 473 works in 3,017 publications in 12 languages and 81,668 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Detective and mystery fiction  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Television crime shows  Pictorial works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PR6031.A49, 823.912
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A morbid taste for bones by Ellis Peters( Book )

65 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 12th century Benedictine monastary of Shrewsbury, Brother Cadfael has settled down to a quiet life in charge of the herbarium after an adventurous, and far from monastic, youth. But when his piror determines to acquire the bones of a saint form a remote Welsh village, Cadfael's worldly experience becomes vitally important. It is fortunate indeed that his skills as a herbalist are matched by his prowess as a detective, since the obstacles to the expedition include murder
The potter's field : the seventeenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, at Shrewsbury by Ellis Peters( Book )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Cadfael becomes involved in a mystery when the corpse of a young woman is plowed up in a potter's field in 1143
Brother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

56 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 12th Century Britain, Brother Cadfael searches for his son, Olivier de Bretagne, taken prisoner in a war between the grandchildren of William the Conqueror. In the process he discovers intrigue and murder. By the author of The Holy Thief
The heretic's apprentice by Ellis Peters( Book )

42 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael. Brother Cadfael must find a rebuttal for charges of heresy and solve a murder
The hermit of Eyton Forest : the fourteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

57 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of a hermit in the neighborhood heralds misfortunes for the monks of the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul. Brother Cadfael investigates the murder of a recent guest and the disappearance of a young student
The confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters( Book )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A near fatal fall brings Brother Haluin to a deathbed confession heard by Brother Cadfael. A journey of expiation with Cadfael leads to many shocking discoveries and murder
The holy thief by Ellis Peters( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the hot summer of 1144, the Earl of Essex succumbs to a fatal arrow, but only after a lingering fever during which his officials do their best to save him from hellfire by restoring various properties he has annexed. And then heavy rains bring threats of floods and the holy relics must be saved. When the waters subside, a robber is revealed and before Brother Cadfael can solve that case a murder is added
One corpse too many : a medieval novel of suspense by Ellis Peters( Book )

74 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Cadfael, a medieval detective of sorts, investigates when one too many prisoners is slain
The virgin in the ice : the sixth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

69 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In November, 1139 A.D., Brother Cadfeal becomes involved in the search for two missing orphans and their escort
The rose rent : the thirteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

57 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Cadfael investigates the disappearance of Judith Perle, owner of the Shrewsberry cottage his abbey rents for one rose per annum
Monk's-hood : the third chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy landowner is poisoned while staying at the abbey, and when Brother Cadfael is called upon to identify the poison, he is shocked to discover the victim's wife is his own childhood sweetheart
The leper of Saint Giles : the fifth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

74 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A savage killing occurs before the wedding between an aging nobleman and a very young woman, and Brother Cadfael is called to investigate the leper house of Saint Giles where the killer may be hiding
The summer of the Danes by Ellis Peters( Book )

65 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1144, a strange calm has settled over England. The armies of King Stephen & Empress Maud, the two royal cousins contending for the throne, have temporarily exhausted each other. On the whole, Brother Cadfael considers peace a blessing & agrees to accompany a friend to Wales. When Cadfael is captured by an army of Danish mercenaries, he finds himself in the midst of a brotherly quarrel that could plunge an entire kingdom into deadly chaos.--Publisher's description
The sanctuary sparrow : the seventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man pursued by a lynching mob seeks sanctuary at the Benedictine monastery in Shrewsbury. He is accused of robbery and murder, but Cadfael senses his innocence and sets out to prove it
Dead man's ransom : the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the battle of Lincoln, the sheriff of Shropshire is captured, and the king himself is detained by his enemies. An exchange of prisoners is arranged: the sheriff will be bartered for a young Welsh lordling who has been captured during a misguided assault on a convent. All seems to be going according to plan until one of the prisoners dies under mysterious circumstances before the exchange is completed. Cadfael must determine whether the death was accidental or contrived
The raven in the foregate : the twelfth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas, 1141. After refusing to baptize the illegitimate baby of a local prostitute, the new parish priest is found dead in the river. Brother Cadfael investigates
Saint Peter's Fair : the fourth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

43 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy merchant and two other men are murdered during the fair in the summer of 1139, Brother Cadfael helps the merchant's niece Emma search for the killer before everyone realizes that she knows more than she is telling
The pilgrim of hate : the tenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cripples Day at Shrewsbury brings a hoard of disabled pilgrims to the Abbey, within a short while, a body is found in a leather sack amongst the visitors. Cadfael boils down the man's body to inspect the bones and uncovers two possible explanations for his death
A rare Benedictine by Ellis Peters( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three stories of 12th-century monastic life including a Christmas story, a tale of robbery and attempted murder, and a narrative of Brother Cadfael's early years
The devil's novice : the eighth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury finds its new novice, Meriet Aspley, a disturbing presence. Meek and biddable by day, his sleep is rent by nightmares so violent as to earn him the nickname of "Devil's novice." Can Meriet be involved in the nearby disappearance of a superior prelate? As events take a sinister turn, it falls to Brother Cadfael to detect the truth behind the young man's predicament
 
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The heretic's apprentice
Alternative Names

controlled identityPargeter, Edith, 1913-1995

Pargeter , Edith

Pargeter, Edith, 1913-

Pargeter, Edith 1913-1995

Pargeter, Edith Mary 1913-1995

Peters, Ellis

Peters , Ellis Mary

Peters, Ellis pseud

Petersová, Ellis 1913-1995

Pītersa, Elisa, 1913-

Питерс, Эллис 1913-1995

ピーターズ, エリス

Languages
English (936)

French (42)

German (30)

Korean (16)

Italian (13)

Spanish (11)

Russian (6)

Japanese (4)

Portuguese (2)

Czech (2)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)

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The potter's field : the seventeenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, at ShrewsburyBrother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother CadfaelThe heretic's apprenticeThe hermit of Eyton Forest : the fourteenth chronicle of Brother CadfaelThe confession of Brother HaluinThe holy thiefOne corpse too many : a medieval novel of suspenseThe virgin in the ice : the sixth chronicle of Brother Cadfael