The Holy Thief (The Nineteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael...)
Ellis Peters

Mysterious Pr, 1993. First American edition First American edition/ first printing. Fully fine, fresh copy in equally fine, crisp dust jacket. Hardcover. 246 pp. The 19th in this genre-defining series of medieval histrical mysteries set in 12th century England and featuring monk/sleuth Brother Cadfael. When another abbey is ruined after the death of its local nobleman patron, two monks come to Cadafel's abbey to solicit help; he distrusts one of them. When autumn rains begin to flood the abbey, the sacred relic bones of St. Winifred are endangered but when they are disenterred, they are stolen and Cadfael must solve the mystery. Peters' "Brother Cadfael" series was the basis for the ITV/PBS televison series starring Derek Jacobi in the title role. Fine Hardcover 9780892965243 (Item ID: NE21923)

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