In the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury finds its new novice Meriet Aspley a bit disturbing. The younger son of a prominent family, Meriet is meek and biddable by day, but his sleep is rife with nightmares so violent that they earn him the name of "Devil's Novice". Shunned by the other monks, Aspley attracts the concern of Brother Cadfael. Then a body appears, that of a young priest last seen at the Aspley estate. Can Meriet be involved in the death? As events take a sinister turn, it falls to Brother ...

Devil's Novice 2000, Hodder & Stoughton Audio Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781840323221

Abridged edition

Audiobook cassette

Devil's Novice 2000, Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C, Bath

ISBN-13: 9780754021698

Large type edition


The Devil's Novice 1997, Mysterious Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780446405157

Trade paperback

The Devils Novice 1985, Fawcett Books

ISBN-13: 9780449207017

Mass-market paperback

The Devil's Novice 1985, Ulverscroft

ISBN-13: 9780708913420

Large type / large print