Butcher is a work of fiction describing the travails of a wandering butcher who has the gift of reading people. Throughout the course of the novel, the reader will find herself or himself immersed in the idiosyncrasies of American small town life and the immensity of emotions that come as worlds collide. Butcher, the book, is filled with humor, intrigue and dashes of psychological mystery that captivate the reader to want more. Butcher is the first book in the series entitled The Amicable Circle. The next two books are Baker, and, of course, Candlestick Maker.
Reid Matthias is a keen observer of human nature and enjoys studying the finer details of humanity's response to life and putting it in stories. Reid and his wife, Christine, live in South Australia with their three amazing daughters, Elsa, Josephine and Greta.