A tragic loss. A desperate journey. A mother seeks the truth.
In December of 1377 four children were burned to death in a suspicious house fire. Villagers traveled hundreds of miles across England to demand justice.
Sinful Folk is the story of this terrible mid-winter journey as seen by Mear a former nun who has lived for a decade disguised as a mute man raising her son quietly in this isolated village. For years she has concealed herself and all her history. But on this journey she will find the strength to claim the promise of her past and create a new legacy. Mear begins her journey in terror and heartache and ends in triumph and redemption.
The remarkable new novel by Ned Hayes illustrated by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Nikki McClure Sinful Folk illuminates the medieval era with profound insight and compassion.
Ned Hayes is the author of the novels The Eagle Tree Sinful Folk and Coeur d'Alene Waters. His novels have been nominated for the Washington State Book Award and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. His nove
"A pilgrim tale worthy of Chaucer evocative compelling and peopled with unforgettable characters artfully delivered by a master storyteller. Be warned: Dress warmly before beginning this perilous journey across a winter-blasted medieval landsc