Christmas 1138, a local dignitary is poisoned with one of the herbalist's own concoctions and Brother Cadfael has to defend himself against charges of murder.
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
02 Jun 2014 * 280pp * £5.99 * 9781784080532
'A cult figure of crime fiction. Financial Times.
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'A beguiling writer.'
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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.