The Leper of Saint Giles by Ellis Peters

The Leper of Saint Giles

Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #5

Ellis Peters

fiction historical mystery mysterious fast-paced

224 pages | first published 1981

Description

October 1139. A savage murder interrupts an ill-fated marriage set to take place at Brother Cadfael's abbey, leaving the monk with a terrible mystery to solve. The key to the killing is hidden among the inhabitants of the Saint Giles leper colony,...
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tense 40%
dark 20%
hopeful 20%
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