Saint Peter's Fair: The Fourth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
Peters, Ellis

NY: William Morrow & Co, 1981. First First U.S. edition, first printing of the fourth Brother Cadfael medieval mystery. A fine copy (small light mark on the half title) in fine, crisp dust jacket. Hardcover. 29 pp. In this entry of Peters' genre-defining series of medieval mysteries set in 12th century England, monk/ apothecary/sleuth Brother Cadfael investigates a murder that takes place during the annaul St. Peters' Fair in Shrewsbury. The victim's niece, wanting to fulfill her uncle's last wish, takes Cadfael into her confidence. When she finds herself at the mercy of a dangerous suitor, Cadfael, alive to foul play and accompanied by Emma's truest admirer, races to save her from a terrible fate. The Brother Cadfael mystery novers were the basis for the acclaimed ITV/ PBS televison series featuring Derek Jacobi in the title role. fine Hard Cover 0688006671 (Item ID: NF450)

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