It is a book about folklore and myth, imagination and belief. It's a magical realist verse-epic set against the violent upheavals of 16th Century England. It's a book about witchcraft and statecraft, religious faith and political betrayal.
Bob Beagrie's previous collections include Gothic Horror (1996), Masque (2000), Huginn & Munnin (2002), Endeavour (2004), The Isle of St Hild (2004), Perkele (2006) and Yoik (2008). He lives in Middlesbrough.