A morbid taste for bones (1994, Mysterious Press) 4 stars

In the 12th-century Benedictine monastery of Shrewsbury, Brother Cadfael has settled down to a quiet …

Decided to re-read this one on a whim and there was so much I didn't remember. Just a really, all-around fun novel. It's particularly interesting to see this more lavish version of Peters' prose, which she refines but also streamlines through the later books in the series. Here, she's willing to make more comical asides and revel in setting the scene a little more.