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Plague Land

Plague Land

Book 1 in the gripping Oswald de Lacy series, which can be read as a standalone, from ‘the medieval CJ Sansom’ (Jeffery Deaver)

England, 1350: the Black Death has changed the country forever, taking master and servant alike.

Young Oswald de Lacey was never meant to be Lord of Somershill Manor, but when his father and older brothers die of the Plague, he must return home from the monastery and assume responsibility for an estate ravaged by pestilence.

Almost immediately Oswald is confronted with the vicious murder of a young woman, Alison Starvecrow. The village priest claims it is the work of demonic dog-headed men, a theory Oswald rejects as nonsense. But proving this – by finding the real killer – only leads Oswald deeper into a maze of political intrigue, family secrets and violent strife.

And then the body of another girl is found…

‘Sykes has really reset the bar for medieval mysteries’ Medievalists
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 21st May 2015

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444785784