Gather Her RoundBook - 2017
The half-eaten body of a young Tufa woman named Kera is found in the woods, leaving her boyfriend Duncan to mourn her until he discovers her affair with his best friend Adam, whose body is the next to be found.
In Cloud County, where music and Tufa, the otherworldly fae community, intermix, a monster roams the forest, while another kind of evil lurks in the hearts of men.
“Beautifully written, surprisingly moving, and unexpected in the best of ways.” —Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling author
Young Tufa woman Kera Rogers disappears while hiking in the woods by Needsville. Soon, her half-eaten remains are found, and hunters discover the culprits: a horde of wild hogs led by a massive boar with seemingly supernatural strength.
Kera’s boyfriend Duncan Gowen mourns her death, until he finds evidence she cheated on him with his best friend Adam Procure. When Adam’s body is the next one found, who is to blame: Duncan or the monstrous swine?
As winter descends and determined hunters pursue beasts across the Appalachians, other Tufa seek the truth behind Adam and Kera’s deaths. What answers will unfold come spring?
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Gather Her Round
When the body of young Kera Rogers is found, half-eaten, and another person disappears, the county’s best trackers, including game warden Jack Cates and ex-military Tufa Bronwyn Chess, are assembled to find the truth, and must weed through the literal beasts in the woods and figurative wolves in sheep’s clothing to find out who or what is really responsible.
From Library Staff
When the body of Kera Rogers, a young woman of the fairy-descended Tufa people, is found half-eaten in the forests of Cloud County, her community is shocked and confused. Her boyfriend mourns her death at first, then seeks revenge when he discovers she had another lover. The Tufa leaders look for... Read More »