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The Sanctuary Sparrow - Ellis Peters
The Sanctuary Sparrow
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In the gentle Shrewsbury spring of 1140, the midnight matins at the Benedictine abbey suddenly reverberate with an unholy sound- a hunt in full cry. Persued by a drunken mob, the quarry is running for its life. When the frantic creature bursts into the nave to claim sanctuary, Brother Cadfael... show more
In the gentle Shrewsbury spring of 1140, the midnight matins at the Benedictine abbey suddenly reverberate with an unholy sound- a hunt in full cry.

Persued by a drunken mob, the quarry is running for its life. When the frantic creature bursts into the nave to claim sanctuary, Brother Cadfael finds himself fighting off armed townsmen to save a terrified young man.

Accused of robbery and murder is Liliwin, a wandering minstrel who performed at the wedding of a local goldsmith's son. The cold light of morning, however, will show his supposed victim, the miserly craftsman, still lives, although a strongbox lies empty.

Brother Cadfael believes Liliwin is innocent, but finding the truth and the treasure before Liliwin's respite in sanctuary runs out may uncover a deadlier sin than thievery- a desperate love that nothing, not even the threat of hanging can stop.
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Format: hardcover
Publisher: Book of the Month Club, Inc.
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
Series: Chronicles of Brother Cadfael (#7)
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Sanctuary Sparrow (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #7)
bookshelves: film-only, series, summer-2013, published-1983, historical-fiction, mystery-thriller, medieval5c-16c Read on July 27, 2013 S01 E02Derek Jacobi. 3* A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #1)3* One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2) 3* Monk's Hood (Ch...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
S01 E02Derek Jacobi. 3* A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #1)3* One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2) 3* Monk's Hood (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #3)3* The Virgin in the Ice (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #6) 3* The Sanctuary Sparrow (Chronicles of Brothe...
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork
Don't Be Afraid of the Dork rated it
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Format: AudioNarrated by: Vanessa BenjaminOriginal Publication Date: 1983Genre(s): Historical (Middle Ages), MysterySeries: The Cadfael Chronicles, Book 7This book starts with a jolt - a murderous mob chasing a skinny, wretched young man into sanctuary at the Monastery church. This young man, whose...
Chrissie's Books
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4.0 The Sanctuary Sparrow
Another VERY good one in this excellent cozy mysteries series set in Medieval England, in Shrewsbury near the border to Wales. My next one will be Monk's Hood. It feels repetitive to write another review, please see instead these two reviews:http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/447895 for The Leper of...
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