St. Peter's Fair: The Fourth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ellis Peters

Narrated By: Johanna Ward

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: July 2010

Duration: 7 hours 54 minutes


"In the summer of 1139, there is a pause in the civil war racking the country, and St. Peter's Fair promises to bring some much-needed gaiety to Shrewsbury-that is, until the dead body of a wealthy merchant is found in the river Severn. Was Thomas of Bristol the victim of murderous thieves? If so, why were his valuables abandoned nearby?

Brother Cadfael, that shrewd but kindly monk, offers to help the merchant's lovely niece, Emma. But as he searches for the killer, Thomas of Bristol's wares are ransacked and two more men are murdered. Emma almost certainly knows more than she is telling, and others will soon discover this, too. Cadfael desperately races to save the young girl, knowing that in a country at war with itself, betrayal can come from any direction-and even good intentions can kill.

"Stylishly authentic....a graceful and informative case for Peters' engaging, herb-gardening monk."-Kirkus Reviews