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One Corpse Too Many (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 2)
Ellis Peters
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Shameless: A Sexual Reformation
Nadia Bolz-Weber
House of Leaves
Mark Z. Danielewski

Final Thoughts: A Morbid Taste for Bones

A Morbid Taste for Bones - Ellis Peters

I loved, loved, loved this book. In no particular order, some of the things I loved:


- Brother Cadfael himself. He has a past he's not ashamed of; and he won't let anyone else shame him for it either.


- The entire town of Gwytherin, their sense of justice and redemption, and the way they come together to protect their own.


- Sioned and Annest. They work within the strictures of their society to achieve their personal goals.


- The resolution. I wasn't surprised at who the culprit was, but the last couple of chapters threw me for a loop in how the issue was handled. I'll admit I was laughing very hard at certain parts near the end.


I'm going to continue with this series, to see where Cadfael's fortunes take him next.