One Corpse Too Many
Publish date: April 1st 2010
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Brother Cadfael Mysteries (#2)
Title: One Corpse Too ManyAuthor: Ellis PetersSeries: Cadfael, #2Format: bind-upLength: 181 pagesRating: 3 stars Synopsis: In the summer of 1138, war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes Brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden into a battlefield of passions, deceptions, and dea...
I had doubts starting this one, because it starts off slow. Really slow. Like, omg, this book is never, ever going to end. This was largely due to the history dump Peters gives the reader in the beginning; the boring-to-me kind of history about battles and wars and political shenanigans. Then...
An ingenious killer disposes of a strangled corpse on a battlefield. Brother Cadfael discovers the body, and must then piece together disparate clues--including a girl in boy's clothing, a missing treasure and a single flower--to expose a murderer's black heart. "The trouble with me, he thought un...
King Stephen marches into Shrewsbury, and by way of retribution for the trouble, orders 94 of the garrison to be hanged for defying him.As Brother Cadfael tends to the bodies for burial, he discovers there are actually 95 bodies waiting for him.He soon discovers that the extra body wasn't killed in ...
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...