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Dead Man's Ransom
02 Jun 2014 * EBOOK * £4.99 * 9781784080594

In the battle of Lincoln, 1141, the Sheriff of Shropshire is captured by the Welsh forces of the Empress Maud. The county proposes to exchange him for a young Welsh nobleman. But when the Sheriff is murdered only Brother Cadfael can save the captive from retaliation.

Fiction / FFH (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 266 pages
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A Rare Benedictine: The Advent Of Brother Cadfael
A Morbid Taste For Bones
The Pilgrim Of Hate
An Excellent Mystery
The Raven In The Foregate
The Rose Rent
The Hermit Of Eyton Forest
The Confession Of Brother Haluin
The Heretic's Apprentice
The Potter's Field
The Summer Of The Danes
The Holy Thief
One Corpse Too Many
Brother Cadfael's Penance
Monk's Hood
Saint Peter's Fair
The Leper Of Saint Giles
The Virgin In The Ice
The Sanctuary Sparrow
The Devil's Novice
Also in The Cadfael Chronicles series
Dead Man's RansomThe Cadfael Chronicles, 9Ellis Peters

In the battle of Lincoln, 1141, the Sheriff of Shropshire is captured by the Welsh forces of the Empress Maud. The county proposes to exchange him for a young Welsh nobleman. But when the Sheriff is murdered only Brother Cadfael can save the captive from retaliation.

Ellis Peters (the pen name of Edith Pargeter, 1913–1995) is a writer beloved of millions of readers worldwide and has been widely adapted for radio and television. Ellis Peters was awarded an OBE for her services to literature in 1994.

'A cult figure of crime fiction' Financial Times

'A more attractive and preposessing detective would be hard to find.' Sunday Times

'A beguiling writer.' Daily Telegraph

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