WorldCat Identities

Peters, Ellis 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 828 works in 2,939 publications in 9 languages and 84,584 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  Drama  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias  Detective and mystery stories, English  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PR6031.A49, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ellis Peters
A morbid taste for bones by Ellis Peters ( Book )
58 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this first chronicle in the Brother Cadfael series, "the bones of an obscure saint from a remote Welsh village" are to be transferred to Cadfael's monastery, but "the tangled affairs of two pairs of lovers, unwelcome miracles and visitations and even murder" intervene.--Cover
Brother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,293 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
One corpse too many : a medieval novel of suspense by Ellis Peters ( Book )
51 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brother Cadfael, a medieval detective of sorts, investigates when one too many prisoners is slain
The holy thief by Ellis Peters ( Book )
29 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 2,227 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
The confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters ( Book )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 2,200 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
Monk's-hood : the third chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
43 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,195 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 hermit of Eyton Forest by Ellis Peters ( Book )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 2,117 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 heretic's apprentice by Ellis Peters ( Book )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sixteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael. Brother Cadfael must find a rebuttal for charges of heresy and solve a murder
Dead man's ransom : the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,985 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 sanctuary sparrow : the seventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,937 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
The leper of Saint Giles : the fifth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,931 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
A rare Benedictine by Ellis Peters ( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,899 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 summer of the Danes by Ellis Peters ( Book )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,790 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
Flight of a witch by Ellis Peters ( Book )
17 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One ordinary Thursday, just before teatime, Annet goes out to mail a letter and doesn't return. A young schoolmaster saw her disappear over the Hollowmount--a nearby hill local legends claim to be inhabited by witches
Fallen into the pit by Ellis Peters ( Book )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Felse's thirteen-year-old son discovers a body and investigates the murder on his own, marking himself as the next victim
The virgin in the ice : the sixth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 1,734 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 )
23 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 1,719 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
The raven in the foregate : the twelfth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters ( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 1,660 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
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 )
14 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,640 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
The knocker on death's door by Ellis Peters ( Book )
33 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector George Felse, who watched the re-dedication of a door when he passed through the village of Mottisham, gets a call back to the village to investigate a murder
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Pargeter, Edith, 1913-1995

Benedict, Peter 1913-1995 Pseudonym
Carr, Jolyon 1913-1995 Pseudonym
Pargeter, Edith.
Pargeter, Edith 1913-1995 Wirklicher Name
Pargeter, Edith Mary 1913-1995
Peters, Ellis
Petersová, Ellis, 1913-1995
Pītersa, Elisa, 1913-
Redfern, John 1913-1995 Pseudonym
Питерс, Эллис, 1913-1995
ピーターズ, エリス
Languages
English (575)
Portuguese (5)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
Korean (2)
Czech (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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