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The Butcher Bird by S.D Sykes. UK Paperback

‘Trouble, and its attendant duties, confront the reluctant young lord on nearly every page of this eventful, engrossing, informative mystery set in mid-14th century Kent.’

The Wall Street Journal

 

‘A disturbingly credible view of the devastating pandemic that wiped out half the population of England in the 14th century.’

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‘Comparisons to the master of historical crime, C.J Sansom, are inevitable and, in this case, justified.’

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The Butcher Bird by S.D Sykes. UK Paperback

S. D. Sykes

The Butcher Bird by S.D Sykes. UK Paperback

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The Butcher Bird by S.D Sykes. UK Paperback