Brother Cadfael, a Crusader-turned-Benedictine-monk, is among those who tend to the bodies of an executed garrison. But when he finds one more body than should be there, he winds up in a mystery involving an heiress masquerading as a boy and two knights campaigning for the same maiden. Written by
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I would know more of you, Cadfael. In this new town of mine I shall need a good friend. And I can think of none better than a rare Benedictine.
Then in this end there is a beginning as well. And that is as it should be.