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  • An Excellent Mysteryby Ellis Peters

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.49

    In the hot, dry August of 1141, England is still torn by civic strife. Amidst the carnage the Abbey of Hyde Meade is totally destroyed; its resident brothers dispersed, finding refuge in the Abbey of Shrewsbury. But Brother Cadfael realizes that two of these refugees are not all that they appear to be. more...

  • The Sanctuary Sparrowby Ellis Peters

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.49

    In the Spring of 1140, a young man, pursued by a lynching mob, claims sanctuary just in time to save his life. Brother Cadfael believes the boy is innocent and sets out to prove it. more...

  • Dead Man's Ransomby Ellis Peters

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.49

    In the battle of Lincoln, 1141, the Sheriff of Shropshire is captured by the Welsh forces of the Empress Maud. The county proposes to exchange him for a young Welsh nobleman. But when the Sheriff is murdered only Brother Cadfael can save the captive from retaliation. more...

  • The Virgin In The Iceby Ellis Peters

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.49

    During the bitter November of 1139, civil war brings refugees to Shrewsbury in search of sanctuary. But two orphans and their companion, a nun, do not arrive from Worcester as planned, and Brother Cadfael is despatched from the Abbey to try and locate them. more...

  • The Pilgrim Of Hateby Ellis Peters

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.49

    During the May of 1141, pilgrims gather at Shrewsbury. The news from the road is that a knight has been murdered in Winchester. Brother Cadfael suspects this distant crime has a solution close to home. more...

  • The Devil's Noviceby Ellis Peters

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.49

    September 1140. It falls to Brother Cadfael to find the disturbing truth behind the violent nightmares of a young novice in the Abbey of Shrewsbury. more...

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Cultureby Rosemarie Buikema; Liedeke Plate; Kathrin Thiele

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is an introductory text for students specialising in gender studies. The truly interdisciplinary and intergenerational approach bridges the gap between humanities and the social sciences, and it showcases the academic and social context in which gender studies has evolved. Complex contemporary phenomena such... more...

  • Taken!by Gayle Peters

    Bitingduck Press 1999; US$ 2.99

    So, what if you're Jonathan Prophet, a widower, a father (three beautiful girls, including 8-year-old twins), and a deputy sheriff in Vidalia County, Georgia, and it's been a hot summer Sunday on roadblock duty at the Flint River Bridge looking for escaped cons from state correctional, and this mother of all thunderstorms blows up to break... more...

  • He Shall Thunder in the Skyby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    ?Passion among the pyramids. Forged antiquities. A country at war. A camel in the garden. A cameo by Lawrence of Arabia. Add in Peters?s trademark intelligent plotting, engaging characters, and stylish writing and we can hardly ask for anything more.? ? Cincinnati Enquirer   One of the most beloved characters in mystery/suspense... more...

  • Lord of the Silentby Elizabeth Peters

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.49

    ?Irresistible?.Amelia is still a joy.?  ? New York Times Book Review   The intrepid archeologist Amelia Peabody and her fearless family, the Emersons, are back in Egypt, and something very nasty is afoot in Lord of the Silent ? New York Times bestselling Grandmaster Elizabeth Peters?s sparkling adventure with more riddles than the Sphinx... more...