Savage Magic

by Lloyd Shepherd

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction Thriller and Suspense

Savage Magic Synopsis

From the author of The English Monster comes Savage Magic, a brilliant new historical thriller, a riveting tale of villainy, madness and murder. Covent Garden, 1814: a centre of vice to which rich and poor alike are drawn by the promise of gin, ale and other carnal diversions. In opulent private rooms, several fashionable young men have been found murdered, each wearing a satyr's mask, each behind a locked door. Constable Charles Horton of the River Police Office is called in to investigate and soon finds himself at Thorpe Lee House in Surrey, where accusations of witchcraft have swept through the village. What connects those London aristocrats in pursuit of pleasure and a country backwater suddenly awash with folklore and talk of burning witches? In this strange, captivating world, it is a savage magic indeed that holds its victims in its thrall.

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ISBN: 9781471136085
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781471136061
Publication date: 28/08/2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471136085
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Lloyd Shepherd
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Lloyd Shepherd

Lloyd Shepherd is a former journalist and digital producer who has worked for the Guardian, Channel 4, the BBC and Yahoo. He lives in South London with his family.

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