About the book
Orphan boy William lives at Crowfield Abbey.
Sent into the forest to gather wood, he rescues a fantastical creature from a trap – a hob, who shares a dark secret. Somewhere in the forest, behind the abbey is a grave. And buried there is an angel.
When two hooded strangers then arrive and start asking questions, Will is drawn into a terrifying battle of good versus evil.
“ ... welcome an exciting new talent in children's fantasy ... the writing is good and imagination fresh ... ”
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“Walsh sweeps readers almost effortlessly into another time and place ...”
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