Ambitious Prior Robert and self-serving novice Brother Columbanus instigate a trip to Wales to bring Saint Winifred's bones back to the abbey. Welsh Brother Cadfael is co-opted as translator. When a local bigwig opposes letting their saint leave and winds up dead, Cadfael must both prove the innocence of a foreigner and determine whether the little Welsh girl wants her bones left in peace.
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When they are traveling to Wales, Jerome is wearing a modern day wristwatch. It is visible only for a moment when the sleeve of his habit falls back off of his left wrist. See more
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