A monstrous battle rages in this action-packed mythical adventure from Jonathan Stroud, re-edited and repackaged for struggling teen readers. In a land of ice and a vale of snow, the safety of a people rests of the shoulders of the warrior Grettir. Glam was a monster-slayer.

He killed the monster in Shadow Vale. But now Glam’s ghost roams the frozen wastes, killing anyone who crosses his path. Can Grettir face down the horror who was once a hero?