Synopses & Reviews
When Valerie learns that her sister has been killed by the werewolf, she finds herself at the center of a dark mystery, one that has plagued her village for generations. It is revealed that the the legendary creature lives among them, and everyone in the village immediately becomes a suspect. Could her secret love Peter be behind the attacks on her town? Is it her betrothed, Henry? Or someone even closer to her? As the men in the village hunt for the beast, Valerie turns to her grandmother for help. She gives Valerie a handmade red riding cloak, and guides her through the web of lies and deception that has held her town together for so long. Will Valerie discover the werewolf's identity before the town is ripped apart? This is a dangerous new vision of a classic fairy tale, the happy ending could be hard to find.
Valerie is torn between Henry, who loves her, and the woodcutter, Peter, as her village is caught up in the return of the Wolf---no longer mollifed by monthly sacrifices--and the arrival of the inquistorial Wolf hunter.