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Monk's Hood - Ellis Peters
Monk's Hood
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When a visitor to the abbey dies, Brother Cadfael faces a personal drama. For not only was the man poisoned by monk's hood oil, made in Cadfael's own laboratory, the dead man's widow is also the woman to whom Cadfael was betrothed before he took his vows.
When a visitor to the abbey dies, Brother Cadfael faces a personal drama. For not only was the man poisoned by monk's hood oil, made in Cadfael's own laboratory, the dead man's widow is also the woman to whom Cadfael was betrothed before he took his vows.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780446403009 (0446403008)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Brother Cadfael Mysteries (#3)
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Monk's Hood (Brother Cadfael Mystery, #3)
I finished this two days ago, which means the details are fuzzy at this point. It's excellently written, of course, and the plotting equally well done. Peters was clever; obfuscating the murderer with ease and subtlety. I resisted this series for a long time; I like historical mysteries, but t...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Monk's Hood / Ellis Peters
Gervase Bonel, with his wife and servants, is a guest of Shrewsbury Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul when he is suddenly taken ill. Luckily, the Abbey boasts the services of Brother Cadfael, a skilled herbalist. Cadfael hurries to the man's bedside, only to be confronted by two very different sur...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.5
(this and Death on the Water are going to be part of the Bookish Halloween bingo but I need to do some finessing tonight with them before being done, that and decide what squares they're going to be for) I believe I've seen this one at some stage so much of the plot was known to me before reading....
Moonlight Madness
Moonlight Madness rated it
4.0 Combined review: the Second and Third Chronicles of Brother Cadfael
I know that I previously mentioned that I had signed up for scribd. One of the big reasons that I decided to take the plunge and pay the $8.99 per month for the subscription was that the entire Brother Cadfael series was available. I read the first book, A Morbid Taste for Bones, years ago when I...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
3.0 Monk's Hood (Brother Cadfael #3)
Truth be told, I am enjoying this series, but it can get pedestrian at times.Thankfully, the Father Abbot Heribert is being replaced, so I'm hoping the new Father will play a slightly larger role.
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