Monk's Hood (1994)

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After a wealthy landowner cuts his stepson out of his will to leave his inheritance to Shrewsbury Abbey, he is found poisoned. When Cadfael is called in to investigate he is shocked to discover that the man's wife is his childhood sweetheart whom he has not seen for 40 years. Her son is assumed to be the guilty party and escapes arrest, to be helped by Cadfael. However, his attempts to get to the bottom of the murder and save Edwin are seriously hampered by Prior Robert, standing in whilst the Abbot is away, who resents Cadfael's involvement and interference in non-religious matters.

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