S.D. Sykes


Books by S.D. Sykes

City of Masks

Oswald de Lacy, Lord Somershill, is in Venice on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. On a night of carnival, he finds a dead man and is plunged into the secrets and intrigues of the City on the Sea.

Reviewed on 28 October 2017 by John Cleal

The Butcher Bird

Monastery-raised Oswald de Lacy must grow up fast as lord of Somershill Manor. When two newborn babies are found impaled on thorn bushes, a strange story of a giant killer bird threatens chaos.

Reviewed on 11 June 2016 by John Cleal

Plague Land

Monastery-raised teenager Oswald de Lacy, lord of the manor after the plague deaths of his father and brothers, must battle greed and superstition to solve the brutal murder of a young girl.

Reviewed on 13 December 2014 by John Cleal