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Writer's Routine Podcast


I talked to the Writer's Routine podcast about my way of working.


New York Times review


Great review for The Bone Fire at its US publication.



Publishers Weekly review


The Bone Fire is picked by the editors of Publisher's Weekly as a top ten Mystery/Thriller of 2019!



The New York Times


The Butcher Bird is picked by the New York Times as one of the top ten crime novels of 2016.



Kent Life interview


I talk about my novels, inspiration and research.



Crimefiles interview


I talk about writing medieval fiction with one of my all time favourite authors, Karen Maitland.



H for history interview


My top ten medieval monsters.




S. D. Sykes

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Serpent from Luttrell Psalter © British Library
S. D. Sykes

S. D. Sykes