Book Review: City of Masks (A Somershill Manor Mystery #3), by S.D. Sykes


Check out this review of the book, City of Masks, by S.D. Sykes, from the Little Bookness Lane blog.

Little Bookness Lane

Publisher:  Hodder & Stoughton

Publication date:  13th July 2017

This third Somershill Manor Mystery has an entirely different vibe to its predecessors. It sails away from the familiar territory of Oswald de Lacy’s manorial commitments in Kent to transport us to theCity of Masks, Venice 1358. 

Considerable time has past since our ex-novice monk inherited the title of Lord Somershill and gained respect as an amateur sleuth and we are fast forwarded seven years from The Butcher Bird (book 2) for Oswald to embark on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. 

The aim of his journey is to help him recover from an unshakeable melancholy which is manifesting itself at untimely intervals. But it seems no matter how far he travels ,or how long he ignores his responsibilities at home, an oppressive gloom continues to track his hiding places before silently passing judgement.

There’s a real sense of…

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