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Low Winter Moon is an original and exciting novel that takes the wolf legend from dark folklore and gives it a new beginning by twists and turns until the very last.Feudal oath of fealty“I promise on my faith that I will in future be faithful toMoreLow Winter Moon is an original and exciting novel that takes the wolf legend from dark folklore and gives it a new beginning by twists and turns until the very last.Feudal oath of fealty“I promise on my faith that I will in future be faithful to the King, never cause him harm and will observe my homage to him completely against all persons in good faith and without deceit. To govern the land under his rule, defending it from his enemies and wolves.”Winter ~ 1108ADIt has been forty-two years since the haphazard arcing trajectory of a single arrow changed the course of English history. One arrow, amid the thousands that fell that fateful day to pierce the will of an exhausted English army, embedded Norman steel into the eye of an embattled king. Forty-two years of turmoil into which a succession of Norman dukes and kings have laid claim upon English soil and English men.The struggles of succession to consolidate crown and country have settled on Henry I, King of England and the conqueror’s final heir. In the breath betwixt the rise and fall of monarchs there is time to rest in peaceable England.Yet, there is no rest for the wicked, and in a corner of rural England there is a blot on the landscape- an infection that bites deep into the impoverished soul of the benighted county of Winchcombeshire, that no amount of Norman steel, English yew or Christian prayer has yet been able to remedy.Into the furnace of Winchcombeshire’s inferno rides Garrett Hengist, celebrated for his skill with the bow and the renown of his tenacious character, many only know him as the ‘Hunter’. Together, with a priest and a shepherd, the huntsman will seek out the inhuman terror that stalks the edge of nightmare, subjecting the people with a fear provoking malaise. If this ill-fortune cannot be remedied then the Baron cannot keep his feudal oath to the King and the demesne of the shire will cease to exist. Maybe this time the Hunter will prove medicine enough – for Winchcombeshire it is kill or cure.