Ellis Peters was a pseudonym of Edith Pargeter, OBE. As Ellis Peters she was the bestselling author of twenty Brother Cadfael Chronicles and the illustrated short story collection A Rare Benedictine. Under her own name she wrote numerous critically acclaimed historical novels including A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury and The Brothers of Gwynedd Quartet. She was the recipient of the Crime Writer's Association and Cartier Diamond Dagger Award. She died in 1995.
'Thought-provoking, intriguing, stylishly written and superbly told...you, too, may become hooked' * Woman and Home * A book for all Cadfael fans to treasure * Good Book Guide * 'Brother Cadfael...has made Ellis Peter's historical whodunnits a cult series' * Daily Mail * A must for Cadfael enthusiasts - quite magical * Best *