A VERY COMPELLING NOVELLA! THIS BOOK HAS TOTALLY DESTROYED MY APPREHENSION INTO DUST! I STILL VIVIDLY REMEMBER HOW THE TWIST TOOK ME OFF-GUARD. There was a time when the woods near Duva ate girls…or so the story goes. But it's just possible that the danger may be a little bit closer to home. This story is a companion folk tale to Leigh Bardugo's debut novel, Shadow and Bone.