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Download Brother Cadfael's Penance: The Cadfael Chronicles, Book 20 Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Brother Cadfaels Penance: The Cadfael Chronicles, Book 20, by Ellis Peters
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And in this year of our Lord, 1145, now drawing to its close, chaotic events had seemed to be offering promise, however faint as yet, that even the two cousins battling wearily for the throne must despair of force and look around for another way of settling disputes. So a council is planned for a meeting between the Empress Maud and King Stephen, and their warring faction. It is to be held at Coventry on the last day of November. Brother Cadfael asks leave of Abbot Radulfus to attend this conference-not for political interest but for personal reasons. Cadfael seeks news of Olivier de Bretagne, a young knight taken prisoner. Olivier is his son, and though all other personal relationships are severed by his monastic vows, he cannot surrender this one. He must do all within his power to find and deliver his son. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jayne K | 2/16/2014

    " So sad to see this series end. My absolute favorite author of mysteries, and favorite literary character. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Terry | 2/13/2014

    " love Cadfael...this one took awhile to get started but great story! LOVE the social and historical details!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lila | 2/6/2014

    " The last Cadfael mystery. For some reason I had never read it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ruth | 1/11/2014

    " I always like Brother Cadfael mysteries--this one has a very personal dimension, as is suggested by the title. "

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