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Dead man's ransom : the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael

Author: Ellis Peters
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1986, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine books edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Peters
ISBN: 0449208192 9780449208199
OCLC Number: 13437374
Notes: "A medieval murder mystery."--Cover.
"A Fawcett Crest book."
Sequel to: The devil's novice.
Description: 212 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : map ; 18 cm.
Other Titles: Ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael
Responsibility: Ellis Peters.

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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.

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