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Peters, Ellis 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 798 works in 4,262 publications in 10 languages and 80,246 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PR6031.A49, 823.912
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The confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters( Book )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 2,247 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
Brother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,223 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 holy thief by Ellis Peters( Book )

55 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,201 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 rose rent : the thirteenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

61 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 2,162 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 summer of the Danes by Ellis Peters( Book )

56 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,088 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
Dead man's ransom : the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

69 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,030 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
A morbid taste for bones by Ellis Peters( Book )

75 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,003 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 heretic's apprentice by Ellis Peters( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 2,002 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 raven in the foregate : the twelfth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

61 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,002 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 leper of Saint Giles : the fifth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

56 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,943 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 pilgrim of hate : the tenth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

66 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,882 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
The devil's novice : the eighth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

76 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,807 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
Saint Peter's Fair : the fourth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

60 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely Emma Vernold takes Brother Cadfael into her confidence in the matter of the murder of her uncle, and Cadfael must rescue her from a terrible fate
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 )

30 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,703 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
A rare Benedictine by Ellis Peters( Book )

46 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,681 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
Fallen into the pit by Ellis Peters( Book )

25 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 1,544 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
Flight of a witch by Ellis Peters( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 1,538 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
The virgin in the ice : the sixth chronicle of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,341 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 knocker on death's door by Ellis Peters( Book )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Dominic Felse is horrified when his heiress girlfriend, Kitt Norris, is charged with murder by his father, Inspector George Felse of the Comerford Police, and his quest for the truth could have deadly consequences
 
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The holy thief
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Brother Cadfael's penance : the twentieth chronicle of Brother CadfaelThe holy thiefThe rose rent : the thirteenth chronicle of Brother CadfaelThe summer of the DanesDead man's ransom : the ninth chronicle of Brother CadfaelA morbid taste for bonesThe heretic's apprenticeThe raven in the foregate : the twelfth chronicle of Brother Cadfael
Alternative Names

controlled identityPargeter, Edith, 1913-1995

Pargerer, Edith, 1913-

Pargeter, Edith.

Pargeter, Edith, 1913-

Peters, Ellis

Petersová, Ellis, 1913-1995

Piters E.

Piters Elis

Piters Elisa

Питерс, Эллис, 1913-1995

ピーターズ, エリス

Languages
English (1,000)

Italian (23)

French (14)

Korean (6)

Spanish (5)

Japanese (3)

Czech (3)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

Russian (1)