The Scar-Crow Men (Swords of Albion #2) (Paperback)

By Mark Chadbourn

Pyr, 9781616142544, 403pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

List Price: 17.00*
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The year is 1593. The London of Elizabeth I is in the terrible grip of the Black Death. As thousands die from the plague and the queen hides behind the walls of her palace, English spies are being murdered across the city. The killer's next target: Will Swyfte - adventurer, rake, scholar, and spy.

About the Author

A two-time winner of the British Fantasy Award, Mark Chadbourn is the critically-acclaimed author of eleven novels and one non-fiction book. A former journalist, he is now a screenwriter for BBC television drama. His other jobs have included running an independent record company, managing rock bands, working on a production line, and as an engineer's 'mate'. He lives in a forest in the English Midlands. Visit Mark Chadbourn's Web site at

Praise For The Scar-Crow Men (Swords of Albion #2)

Praise for The Silver Skull (Swords of Albion 1):

"In a year of outstanding fantasies, The Silver Skull may just be one of the best so far." -Monsters and Critics
"Fantastic-keeper." 4 1/2 stars
-RT Book Reviews

"One of the funnest books we have read. Period. Imagine a James Bond story, but way more awesome, set in an alternate Elizabethan England. This is what you get in this book.... The Silver Skull reads at breakneck speed and never relents."
-Elitist Book Reviews

"Smart, fun, at times surprisingly moving, and occasionally downright shocking, The Silver Skull is impossible to put down."
-Realms of Fantasy

"There are times when you read a book that's so amazing to you that you feel the author had you personally in mind when he wrote it, and that's exactly how I feel about Mark Chadbourn's The Silver Skull.... This is a must read, and is my favorite book so far this year."
-Fantasy Literature