It's 1347 and fifteen-year-old Will, an orphan boy, lives at Crowfield
Abbey. Sent into the forest to gather wood, he rescues instead,
a creature from a trap - a hob, who shares with Will a terrible
Somewhere in the forest behind the abbey where he lives, is a grave.
And buried deep in the snow is an angel.
But how can an angel die? What has it to do with the monks of the
When two hooded strangers arrive at Crowfield asking questions about
the angel's grave. Will is drawn into a world of dangerous Old
The Crowfield Feather was short-listed for the Times Children's Fiction
Competition in 2008. This is a stunning debut novel and the
first of a two part series.