One Corpse Too Many: The Second Chronicle of Brother Cadfael
Author: Ellis Peters
Publisher: Warner Futura Books, London
Series: Brother Cadfael
Genre: Antiquarian, Rare & Collectable
When fighting engulfs Shrewsbury as King Stephen battles for the throne of England, Brother Cadfael is called upon to adminster rites to some hanged prisoners. There are, he is told, 94 corpses - but his own careful count reveals 95 and once again the sleuthing monk is on the trail of a murderer, this time aided by a lovely young fugitive.