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Bertram of Butter Cross (Western Lights #4)

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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 ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Gresham & Doyle
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Terence
Aug 18, 2009 Terence rated it liked it
Shelves: sf-fantasy
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 ...more
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Feb 12, 2009 Nancy Oakes rated it really liked it
Shelves: sci-fi-fantasy
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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Author, veterinarian and research scientist, Author Jeffrey E. Barlough has been publishing scientific journal articles, novels, and non-fiction books on a variety of subjects since the 1970's.
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Other Books in the Series

Western Lights (10 books)
  • Dark Sleeper (Western Lights, #1)
  • The House in the High Wood: A Story of Old Talbotshire (Western Lights, #2)
  • Strange Cargo (Western Lights, #3)
  • Anchorwick (Western Lights, #5)
  • A Tangle in Slops (Western Lights, #6)
  • What I Found at Hoole (Western Lights, #7)
  • The Cobbler of Ridingham (Western Lights, #8)
  • Where The Time Goes (Western Lights, #9)
  • The Thing in the Close (Western Lights, #10)

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