St. Peter's Fair: The Fourth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
When a merchant bound for St. Peter's Fair is found with a slender dagger piercing his heart, Brother Cadfael is on the case. Two murders later, he realizes that no one--least of all the merchant's lovely niece--is safe. "Colorful, convincing details on the workings of a medieval fair".--Kirkus... show more
When a merchant bound for St. Peter's Fair is found with a slender dagger piercing his heart, Brother Cadfael is on the case. Two murders later, he realizes that no one--least of all the merchant's lovely niece--is safe. "Colorful, convincing details on the workings of a medieval fair".--Kirkus Reviews.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1992-11-01
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Chronicles of Brother Cadfael (#4)
The great annual Fair of Saint Peter at Shrewsbury, a high point in the citys calendar, attracts merchants from far and wide to do business. But when an unseemly quarrel breaks out between the local burghers and the monks from the Benedictine monastery as to who shall benefit from the levies the fai...
bookshelves: tbr-busting-2014, winter-20132014, shropshire, series, published-1981, medieval5c-16c, film-only, mystery-thriller, britain-england Read on January 13, 2014 Description: A pause in the civil war offers Shrewsbury's townsfolk hope that the upcoming fair will be successful, but the di...
The only problem I'm finding is that I keep inserting things from the tv series into the book series as I read along.And I'm not always correct.Which makes things confusing, for me, as I'm reading along. BUT, it keeps the mystery in the book ;)
St. Peter’s Fair is the fourth book in the popular Medieval mystery series featuring Benedictine Monk Brother Cadfael. As a child, my father was a huge fan of these books and the TV series based on the books starring Derek Jacobi as Brother Cadfael. In fact I remember (vaguely) visiting the town o...
Everybody knows about this fabulous writer of historical cozy mysteries, murders and crimes, so what can I add? Just that, don't read the first of the Brother Cadfael series and think, that isn't SO impressive, and stop there! This was better than A Morbid Taste for Bones, the very first in the seri...
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