SD Sykes writes the Oswald de Lacy series, set in the tumultuous middle decades of the fourteenth century – in the aftermath of the Black Death. She has an MA in Writing from Sheffield Hallam and attended the novel writing course at Curtis Brown Creative where she was inspired to finish her first novel after a career in marketing and commerce. She has also written for radio and has developed screenplays with Arts Council funding. She has a passion for history, particularly the more gruesome and grisly side of medieval life. She lives in Kent.
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