Bertram of Butter Cross

Bertram of Butter Cross Bertram of Butter Cross the fourth volume in author Jeffrey E Barlough s acclaimed Western Lights series of fantasy mysteries is a magical tale of yearning and loss and the tyranny of years And like

  • Title: Bertram of Butter Cross
  • Author: Jeffrey E. Barlough
  • ISBN: 9780978763404
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bertram of Butter Cross, the fourth volume in author Jeffrey E Barlough s acclaimed Western Lights series of fantasy mysteries, is a magical tale of yearning and loss and the tyranny of years And like the other Western Lights books in the genre that Barlough has made all his own, it is a tale chock full of mystery What, for example, is the hideous, snake necked monstrBertram of Butter Cross, the fourth volume in author Jeffrey E Barlough s acclaimed Western Lights series of fantasy mysteries, is a magical tale of yearning and loss and the tyranny of years And like the other Western Lights books in the genre that Barlough has made all his own, it is a tale chock full of mystery What, for example, is the hideous, snake necked monstrosity that has been roaming Marley Wood Who are the phantom riders seen plunging through the wood by moonlight And above all, who is the strange small boy found living in the ruined hunting lodge deep inside the forest Return now to the Ice Age world of the sundering, and join Jemma Hathaway and her brother Richard, Ada Henslowe, Sir Hector MacHector and their friends in deepest Fenshire as they struggle to solve the insolvable the mystery of Marley Wood

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    1. This is the weakest entry so far in Jeffrey Barlough's Western Lights series but that doesn't mean it's not a good read. It's a light-hearted look at the travails of the residents of Market Snailsby in southern Fenshire (not to be confused with the benighted residents of Slopshire) as they try to push a road through haunted Marley Wood. There's little sense of menace (nor does Barlough intend to produce one) and the pleasure in reading is following the author's usual cast of quixotic characters [...]

    2. If you haven't yet read Jeffrey Barlough's delightful "Western Lights" series, you are in for a treat. The setting is "the sundered world," the time after a great cataclysm of some sort occurred, but I can't really explain this very well -- here's a link to the Western Lights series website that can:

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