2019-09-15 04:51:24 UTC
Legends says that the mountain witch drowned her five-year-old son and awaits his return.
Iris Littleton lives in a hidden cabin near Devil’s Backbone. Early one morning, as a blizzard looms, she says a short prayer asking the spirits to return her boy. Smoke fills the room and her vision fades. Within hours, a terrified schoolboy knocks on her door.
“The Winter Calf” is the first novel in a series of heart-wrenching tales set in a dark corner of Appalachia known as Maple Gap. Here, spirits still whisper secrets in the wind.