Series: Brother Cadfael
|A Rare Benedictine by Ellis Peters||prequel-anthology|
|A Light on the Road to Woodstock by Ellis Peters||0.1|
|The Price of Light by Ellis Peters||0.2|
|Eye Witness by Ellis Peters||0.3|
|A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters||1|
|One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters||2|
|Monk's Hood by Ellis Peters||3|
|Saint Peter's Fair by Ellis Peters||4|
|The Leper of Saint Giles by Ellis Peters||5|
|The Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters||6|
|The Sanctuary Sparrow by Ellis Peters||7|
|The Devil's Novice by Ellis Peters||8|
|Dead Man's Ransom by Ellis Peters||9|
|The Pilgrim of Hate by Ellis Peters||10|
|An Excellent Mystery by Ellis Peters||11|
|The Raven in the Foregate by Ellis Peters||12|
|The Rose Rent by Ellis Peters||13|
|The Hermit of Eyton Forest by Ellis Peters||14|
|The Confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters||15|
|The Heretic's Apprentice by Ellis Peters||16|
|The Potter's Field by Ellis Peters||17|
|The Summer of the Danes by Ellis Peters||18|
|The Holy Thief by Ellis Peters||19|
|Brother Cadfael's Penance by Ellis Peters||20|
|Brother Cadfael's Book of Days by Ellis Peters||companion|
|The Cadfael Companion: The World of Brother Cadfael by Robin Whiteman||companion|
|Cadfael Country: Shropshire and the Welsh Borders by Rob Talbot||companion|
|A Morbid Taste for Bones / One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 1-2|
|A Morbid Taste for Bones / One Corpse Too Many / Saint Peter's Fair by Ellis Peters||omnibus 1-2, 4|
|The Benediction of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 1-2 & Cadfael Country|
|The First Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 1-3|
|The Brother Cadfael Mysteries: Monk's Hood / The Leper of St. Giles / The Sanctuary Sparrow / One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 2-3, 5, 7|
|The Brother Cadfael Mysteries: A Morbid Taste for Bones / The Raven in the Foregate / The Rose Rent by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 1, 12-13|
|Brother Cadfael Collection by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 0.5, 1, 3-4, 7, 9-15, 18-19|
|The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael series books: (2-7) (9-12) (14-17) (19) (21/ final book) by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 05., 2-7, 9-12, 14-17, 19|
|Brother Cadfael: The Complete Chronicles by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 1-21|
|One Corpse Too Many / The Leper of Saint Giles by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 2 & 5|
|Brother Cadfael: One Corpse Too Many, Monk's Hood, The Leper of St. Giles, The Sanctuary Sparrow by Ellis Peters||Audio Omnibus 2-3, 5, 7|
|Monk's Hood / St. Peter's Fair by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 3-4|
|Monk's Hood | The Leper of St.Giles by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 3 & 5|
|Monk's Hood / The Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 3 & 6|
|Monk's Hood | The Virgin in the Ice | The Sanctuary Sparrow | The Rose Rent by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 3, 6-7, 13|
|The Adventures of Brother Cadfael: A Collection of Chronicles by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 3-4, 16-18, 20|
|The Second Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 4-6|
|The Sanctuary Sparrow / The Devil's Novice by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 7-8|
|The Third Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 7-9|
|The Sanctuary Sparrow / The Rose Rent by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 7 & 13|
|Dead Man's Ransom / The Pilgrim of Hate by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 9-10|
|Brother Cadfael Omnibus: Dead Man's Ransom | The Pilgrim of Hate | An Excellent Mystery by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 9-11|
|The Fourth Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 10-12|
|The Pilgrim of Hate | An Excellent Mystery | The Raven in the Forgate | The Rose Rent | The Hermit of Eyton Forest | The Confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 10-15|
|An Excellent Mystery / The Raven in the Foregate by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 11-12|
|Brother Cadfael Omnibus: The Rose Rent | The Hermit of Eyton Forest | The Raven in the Foregate by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 12-14|
|The Rose Rent / The Hermit of Eyton Forest by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 13-14|
|The Fifth Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 13-15|
|The Sixth Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 16-18|
|The Potter's Field / The Summer of the Danes by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 17-18|
|The Seventh Cadfael Omnibus by Ellis Peters||Omnibus 19-20, prequel|
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This is a series of British crime/mystery novels set in the 12th century, featuring the Benedictine monk-herbalist-detective Brother Cadfael of Shrewsbury Abbey in Shropshire. Cadfael himself is a Welshman; his full name is Cadfael ap (son of) Meilyr ap Dafydd. The stories are set between about 1135 and about 1145, during the civil war between the forces of King Stephen and Empress Maud. Several true historical events are described or referred to in the books.
The series is discussed in "Ellis Peters: Brother Cadfael" by Edward J. Rielly. in: The Detective as Historian ed. by Ray B. Browne and Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr. (Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University, 2000), pp. 60-75.
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