By Ellis Peters
In the yr of our Lord 1141, August is available in golden as a lion, and clergymen trip into the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul bringing with them demanding information of war—and a mystery.
The strangers inform how the strife among the Empress Maud and King Stephen has destroyed the city of Winchester and their priory. Now Brother Humilis, who's good-looking, gaunt, and intensely ailing, and Brother Fidelis, younger, comely—and absolutely mute—must search shelter at Shrewsbury. From the instant he meets them, Brother Cadfael senses whatever deeper than universal vows binds those strong brothers. What the hyperlink is he can simply wager. What it's going to bring about is past his imagining. As Brother Humilis’s health and wellbeing fails—and not anything can cease death’s lengthening shade—Brother Cadfael faces a poignant try out of his discretion and his ideals as he unravels a mystery so nice it could possibly ruin a lifestyles, a destiny, and a holy order.
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An Excellent Mystery (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 11) by Ellis Peters