Spine somewhat slanted, some edgewear/bumping. DJ has some edgewear/bumping and a 5/16 in. tear at top edge of spine. A bright, attractive copy.
"Once again, the gentle monk is forced to leave the tranquillity of his herb garden and use his knowledge of human nature to solve a murder—this one frighteningly close to home. When a newly plowed field recently given to the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul yields the body of a young woman, Brother Cadfael is quickly thrown into a delicate situation. The field was once owned by a local potter named Ruald who had abandoned his beautiful wife Generys to take monastic vows. Generys was said to have gone away with a lover, but now it seems as if she had been murdered. With the arrival at the Abbey of young Sulien Blount, a novice fleeing homeward from the civil war raging in East Anglia, the mysteries surrounding the corpse start to multiply."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall