The Sticklepath Strangler

The Sticklepath Strangler

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It is the summer of 1322 and two playmates have uncovered the body of a young girl up on the moors. The body is that of Aline, the ten-year-old daughter of Swetricus, who went missing six years ago. Baldwin Furnshill, Keeper of the King's Peace, and his friend Bailiff Simon Puttock are summoned to investigate, and soon discover Aline is not the only young girl to have been found dead in recent years. It seems that the villagers have been concealing not only a serial killer, but a possible case of cannibalism. Or even, if the rumours are to be believed, a vampire!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 112 x 172 x 28mm | 199.58g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747267243
  • 9780747267249
  • 377,952

Review quote

'Michael Jecks has a way of dipping into the past and giving it the immediacy of a present-day newspaper article...He writes...with such convincing charm that you expect to walk round a corner in Tavistock and meet some of the characters...Jecks writes with passion and historical accuracy. Devon and Cornwall do not seem the same after reading his dramatic tales' Oxford Timesshow more

About Michael Jecks

Michael Jecks gave up a career in the computer industry to concentrate on writing and the study of medieval history, especially that of Devon and Cornwall. He lives with his family in northern Dartmoor.show more

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