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The Butterfly Man

If Lord Lucan escaped his past, what was his future?

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On 7th November, 1974 a young English nanny named Sandra Rivett was murdered in London's West End. Her employer, Lord Lucan, was named as her attacker. It was widely assumed he had mistaken her for his wife. Lord Lucan disappeared the night Sandra Rivett died and has never been seen since.

Henry Kennedy lives on a mountain on the other side of the world. He is not who he says he is. Is he a murderer or a man who can never clear his name? And is he the only one with something to hide? Set in Tasmania, Africa and London’s Belgravia, The Butterfly Man is an absorbing novel about transformation and deception, and the lengths to which we will go to protect the ones we love.

Heather Rose

Heather Rose

Heather Rose is an award-winning author of five novels. Set in Tasmania, The Butterfly Man is a tale based on the disappearance of Lord Lucan following the murder of the family nanny in 1974. The Butterfly Man won the Davitt Award for best crime novel by an Australian woman in 2006. It was shortlisted for the Nita B Kibble Award and long-listed for the international IMPAC prize. Heather is also the co-author of an acclaimed series for children under the pen-name Angelica Banks.