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Sarah Sykes aka SD Sykes lives in Kent with her family and various animals. She has done everything from professional dog-walking to co-founding her own successful business. She is a graduate from Manchester University and has an MA in Writing from Sheffield Hallam. She attended the novel writing course at literary agents Curtis Brown where she was inspired to finish her first novel. She has also written for radio and has developed screenplays with Arts Council funding.

Genres: Historical Mystery
Somershill Manor Mystery
   1. Plague Land (2014)
   2. The Butcher Bird (2015)
   3. City of Masks (2017)
   4. The Bone Fire (2019)
   5. The Good Death (2021)
S D Sykes recommends
Anatomy of a Heretic (2022)
David Mark
"Mark is a refrshingly original voice in historical crime fiction."
Chaos (2020)
(Christopher Radcliff, book 2)
A D Swanston
"A fantastic tale of spies deceit and murder in the the Elizabethan age."
Those Who Go By Night (2018)
Andrew Gaddes
"A gripping murder mystery... Andrew Gaddes leads us into the dark recesses of the medieval mind, and explores its obsession with the supernatural, superstition and witchcraft. Thoroughly recommended."
A Murder in Time (2016)
(Kendra Donovan Mystery, book 1)
Julie McElwain
"Pitting the skills of a twenty-first century FBI agent against the evil of a nineteenth century English murderer, this novel is a brilliantly imaginative and riveting read."

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