The holy thief: The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Series, Book 19

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The 19th chronicle of Brother Cadfael. In the chill autumn of 1144, rising flood waters endanger the sacred remains of St. Winifred, the abbey's most cherished possession. When the bones disappear and a corpse is found, Brother Cadfael needs his prayers answered to catch a killer.
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089296524
9781497671591
9780446403634
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Strangers seek refuge at the abbey as floodwaters rise, a body falls, and a relic vanishes—in this "top drawer" mystery featuring the twelfth-century monk (Chicago Sun-Times)
In the chill, rainy autumn of 1144, two groups of visitors seek the hospitality of the Abbey of St. Peter and St. Paul, and Brother Cadfael fears trouble has come in with them. Among the first arrivals is Brother Tutilo, a young Benedictine with a guileless face and—to Brother Cadfael's shrewd eyes—a mischievous intelligence. The second group, a ribald French troubadour, his servant, and a girl with the voice of an angel, seems to Brother Cadfael a catalyst for disaster.

All of Cadfael's fears become manifest as rising floodwaters endanger the abbey's most sacred relic, the remains of Saint Winifred. When the bones disappear and a dead body is found, Brother Cadfael knows carnal and spiritual intrigues are afoot. Now, in a world that believes in signs and miracles, Brother Cadfael needs his prayers answered—as well as some heavenly guidance to crucial clues—to catch a killer hell-bent on murder.

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subject_facet Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, English, Great Britain -- History -- Stephen, 1135-1154 -- Fiction, Shrewsbury (England) -- History -- Fiction
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title_full The Holy Thief The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Series, Book 19, The holy thief / Ellis Peters
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title_sub The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Series, Book 19
topic_facet Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Mystery