Frances Castle‘s beautiful cover illustration for The Rise of Wolves, sets the tone for this gripping adventure thriller published by Chicken House. Kerr Thomson’s atmospheric tale of wolves and wilderness starts with a chilling howl on an island where no wolves have lived for centuries.

“Innis Munro is walking home across the bleak wilderness of Nin Island when he hears the chilling howl of a wolf. But there are no wolves on the island – not since they were hunted to extinction, centuries ago. He decides to investigate his island home and accepts an ancient challenge: he who jumps the Bonnie Laddie’s Leap wins a fortune. As the wolves rise from the darkness of history, and long-buried secrets resurface, Innis’s adventure truly begins…”

The Rise of Wolves by Kerr Thomson, cover illustration by Frances Castle