Queen Beulah is determined to have her war, despatching Inquisitor Melyn north, through the ancient forest to cross unseen into the land of her enemies. Battling ever growing influence of Magog, Benfro struggles to resist the treacherous orders of long dead Dragon Mage, a task made yet more difficult by the arrival of Errol in his forest refuge.
J. D. Oswald is the author of the epic fantasy series, The Ballad of Sir Benfro. Dreamwalker, The Rose Cord, The Golden Cage and The Broken World are available as as Penguin paperbacks and ebooks. He is also the author of the Detective Inspector McLean series. James runs a 350-acre farm in north-east Fife.