Ellis Peters
1913-1995
 

Pseudonym of Edith Mary Pargeter. She was born in Horsehay, Shropshire. After school she was employed as a chemist's assistant. At the outbreak of the war she enlisted with the WRNS. Her first novel was an historical one. When her following novels proved to be unsuccessful, she turned to crime fiction. Her early mystery novels were published under different pseudonyms. She also continued writing historical novels. She is the creator of:
1. 'Brother Cadfael', a monk and amateur detective in Shrewsbury in 12th century England.
2. 'George Felse', a Detective Chief Inspector.

 

Derek Jacobi as Brother Cadfael

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Brother Cadfael' Novels
 1) A Morbid Taste for Bones  1977
 2) One Corpse to Many  1979
 3) Monk's-Hood (Silver Dagger Award)  1980
 4) Saint Peter's Fair  1981
 5) The Leper of Saint Giles  1981
 6) The Virgin in the Ice  1982
 7) The Sanctuary Sparrow  1983
 8) The Devil's Novice  1983
 9) Dead Man's Ransom  1984
10) The Pilgrim of Hate  1984
11) An Excellent Mystery  1985
12) The Raven in the Foregate  1986
13) The Rose Rent  1986
14) The Hermit of Eyton Forest  1987
15) The Confession of Brother Haluin  1988
16) The Heretic's Apprentice  1989
17) A Rare Benedictine (short stories)  1989
18) The Potter's Field  1989
19) The Summer of the Danes  1991
20) The Holy Thief  1992
21) Brother Cadfael's Penance  1994
'George Felse' Novels
 1) Fallen Into the Pit  1951
 2) Death and the Joyful Woman (Edgar Award)  1961
 3) Flight of a Witch  1964
 4) A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs  1965
 5) The Piper on the Mountain  1966
 6) Black Is the Colour of My True-Love's Heart  1967
 7) The Grass-Widow's Tale  1968
 8) The House of Green Turf  1969
 9) Mourning Raga  1969
10) The Knocker on Death's Door  1970
11) Death to the Landlords!  1972
12) City of Gold and Shadows  1973
13) Rainbow's End  1978
Other Novels
 1) Death Mask  1959
 2) The Will and the Deed  1960
 3) Funeral of Figaro  1962
 4) The Horn of Roland  1974
 5) Never Pick Up Hitch-Hikers!  1976

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