The Cadfael Chronicles is a series of historical fiction/mystery novels by English author Ellis Peters (Edith Pargeter). The series follows Brother Cadfael, a monk who joined the cloister in his 40s. The series is set between the years 1135 and 1150 during The Anarchy. The series has been adapted to radio by BBC Radio and […]


Ellis Peters was the pen name of English novelist Edith Pargeter (1913-1995). During her literary career, she wrote mysteries, historical fiction, non-fiction and translated Czech classics. Edith wrote under several different pseudonyms (including John Redfern, Joylon Carr and Peter Benedict), but it was as Ellis Peters that she would gain the most fame, writing the […]